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Wells, Robert E.

Overview
Works: 20 works in 175 publications in 7 languages and 9,403 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF299.S5, 530.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert E Wells
Is a blue whale the biggest thing there is? by Robert E Wells( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the concept of big, bigger, and biggest by comparing the physical measurements of such large things as a blue whale, a mountain, a star, and the universe
Can you count to a googol? by Robert E Wells( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concepts of very large numbers, up to a googol, and multiples of ten. In this fun book of numbers, the author explores the wonderful world of zeros and other interesting numbers--from millions to trillions to a googol. Full-color illustrations bring these concepts to visual reality
What's smaller than a pygmy shrew? by Robert E Wells( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how microscopes are used to see the tiniest parts of the universe
Why do elephants need the sun? by Robert E Wells( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes for young children the sun and how it relates to photosynthesis, gravity, nuclear fusion, and weather conditions
Did a dinosaur drink this water? by Robert E Wells( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work about the water cycle, readers discover that the molecules in their glass of water may have once been part of a dinosaur watering hole
What's so special about planet Earth? by Robert E Wells( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life-sustaining properties of Earth
How do you know what time it is? by Robert E Wells( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering the history of measuring time with funny and interesting examples and illustrations, Wells takes readers back in time visiting the ancient Egyptians, who were the first civilization to keep track of time. Fast forwarding through the centuries, the author explains how the moon was used to keep track of months, and how the Julian calendar came to be
Polar bear, why is your world melting? by Robert E Wells( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why the Earth is heating up and threatening the polar bears
How do you lift a lion? by Robert E Wells( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects
What's older than a giant tortoise? by Robert E Wells( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If medals were awarded to animals for living a long time, then a giant tortoise would certainly win one. Some giant tortoises have lived for more than 150 years! Still, there are things on this planet much older than giant tortoises. Some of the giant sequoia trees that grow in California could be more than 3,000 years old. But the trees aren't that old compared to the Barringer Crater in Arizona-that was made about 49,000 years ago. And it's almost impossible to imagine that 65 million years ago, the T. rex dinosaur roamed this planet-but we have the skeletons to prove it!
Can we share the world with tigers? by Robert E Wells( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why the changes people make to the environment put plants and animals at risk for extinction and outlines steps that can be taken to save them
Hay algo más grande que una ballena azul? by Robert E Wells( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the concept of big, bigger, and biggest by comparing the physical measurements of such large things as a blue whale, a mountain, a star, and the universe
What's faster than a speeding cheetah? by Robert E Wells( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's faster than a cheetah?--no animal on earth can run faster. But a peregrine falcon can swoop faster than a cheetah can run. And the falcon can't compare to an airplane, a rocket, or the speed of light. Lively text and watercolors will make children laugh while they learn all about speed
Plus gros que la baleine ? by Robert E Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La baleine bleue est le plus gros de tous les animaux vivants. Pourtant, une baleine bleue a l'air vraiment toute petite quand elle est au sommet d'une montagne. Et une montagne n'est qu'un caillou minuscule quand on la compare à la planète Terre. La Terre est-elle donc la plus énorme des choses qui puisse exister ?
Lan jing shi zui da de ma? by Robert E Wells( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zen yang wei shi zi cheng ti zhong? by Robert E Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects
California math expressions. common core by Karen C Fuson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Math Expressions' single focus is the Common Core State Standards. With this focus, students using Math Expressions study a small number of mathematical concepts. Therefore, they have the time to develop the knowledge to build in-depth understanding of major mathematical ideas
Chītā yori hayaku hashiru nowa daare( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shironagasukujira yori ookii mono tte iruno( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ni neng shu dao 10 de 100 ci fang ma? = Can you count to a googol by Robert E Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Is a blue whale the biggest thing there is?
Alternative Names
Wells, Bob

Wells, Bob (Robert E.)

웰스, 로버트 E

ウェルズ, R. E

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Can you count to a googol?What's smaller than a pygmy shrew?Why do elephants need the sun?Did a dinosaur drink this water?What's so special about planet Earth?How do you know what time it is?Polar bear, why is your world melting?How do you lift a lion?