WorldCat Identities

Sims, Lesley

Overview
Works: 430 works in 1,093 publications in 7 languages and 20,995 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  History  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Ghost stories  Picture puzzles 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Contributor, Narrator, Redactor, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D684, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lesley Sims
The Usborne book of castles by Lesley Sims( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, purpose, and construction of medieval castles and the life of their inhabitants
Starting riding by Helen Edom( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Finnish and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step explanations and helpful pictures cover everything a beginner needs to know, from getting on and off a pony to walking, trotting, cantering and jumping
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by Lesley Sims( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess takes refuge from her wicked stepmother in the cottage of seven dwarfs
Moon zoom by Lesley Sims( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two adventurous mice take a trip to the moon
Grizzly bear rock by Lesley Sims( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children. In this story, grizzly bear Sal discovers to her dismay that she can't sing, but cheers up when she turns out to be a good percussionist
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland ..."--Cover back
Knight fight by Lesley Sims( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gold Knight exhibits good sportsmanship when he unexpectedly loses at jousting
The snow queen by Lesley Sims( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Danish and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the story about a boy captured by the snow queen and taken to her castle in the north and his friend's efforts to save him
Stories of dragons by Christopher Rawson( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

STAN MUST OUTWIT A DRAGON TO FEED HIS HUNGRY CHILDREN. VICTOR MUST PERSUADE TWO DRAGONS NOT TO EAT HIM. AND TOM, WHO CAUGHT A WORM-DRAGON FISHING, MUST SOMEHOW GET RID OF IT. WILL THEY SUCCEED? READ THIS BOOK TO FIND OUT
How elephants lost their wings by Lesley Sims( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Believe it, or not, elephants used to be able to fly. But flying elephants were big trouble. This lively retelling of an Indian folktale has easy-to-read text and fun puzzles to try after the story."--Cover, p.4
A Christmas carol by Lesley Sims( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This simple retelling of the classic Dickens Christmas story has been adapted for children starting to read independently and remains faithful to the original text."--Publisher description
The story of castles by Lesley Sims( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Serbian and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of castles, from early wooden castles to stone castles
The dinosaurs next door by Harriet Castor( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How will Mr. Puff cope when his giant dinosaur eggs start to hatch? Dinosaurs grow very quickly and he is running out of room. Something needs to be done, and fast!
Bee makes tea by Lesley Sims( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book
Crow in the snow by Lesley Sims( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book
The little giraffe by Lesley Sims( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Giraffe and his best friend Rhino are very, very hungry. What happens next changes their lives forever
A visitor's guide to ancient Rome by Lesley Sims( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling back to the height of the Roman Empire in 118 A.D., this guide includes sightseeing suggestions; ideas for trips out of Rome with a map of the city; and historical background on religion, fashion, schools, and the army
A visitor's guide to ancient Egypt by Lesley Sims( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling back to the reign of Ramesses II from c. 1289 to 1224 B.C., this guide includes a cruise down the Nile to the Valley of the Kings; a visit to the Great Pyramids at Gizah; historical background on mummification, Egyptian fashions, and hieroglyphics; and more
Goat in a boat by Lesley Sims( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goat decides they need different food to eat, so he gets his boat and goes fishing in the castle's moat
Agent Arthur's island adventure by Lesley Sims( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Arthur is back and fighting for survival in another adventure. Investigating the mysterious goings-on on Skull Island, Arthur finds out too late that he has been sucked into a web of which he is the bait! Can he outwit his enemies and sabotage their evil plans?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Usborne book of castles
Alternative Names
Sims, L.

لزلي سيمز

심스, 레슬리

Languages
English (239)

French (5)

Danish (2)

Finnish (2)

Swedish (1)

Serbian (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Starting ridingSnow White and the seven dwarfsMoon zoomGrizzly bear rockAlice in WonderlandKnight fightThe snow queenStories of dragons