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Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco) 1962-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 10,722 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Guidebooks  Biography  Humor  Trivia and miscellanea  Biographies  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Nancy F Castaldo
 
Most widely held works by Nancy F Castaldo
Pizza for the queen by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1889 Napoli, Italy, Raffaele Esposito prepares a special pizza for the queen. Based on a true story. Includes a recipe. Raffaele makes the best pizza in all of Napoli. It is so good that even Queen Margherita herself has requested a taste. Raffaele scurries around town to collect the finest ingredients for his pizza, but what will he do when a sneaky cat eats his anchovies? Inspired by the colors of the Italian flag, Raffaele creates a new kind of pizza that delights not only the queen but generations of pizza lovers to come. Nancy Castaldo tells the story of the first pizza Margherita with beautiful acrylic paintings by Melisande Potter. Also included is a recipe for a delizioso pizza
The story of seeds : from Mendel's garden to your plate, and how there's more of less to eat around the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling--of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated. With a global cast of men and women, scientists and laypeople, and photographic documentation, Nancy Castaldo chronicles where our food comes from, and more importantly, where it is going as she digs deeper into the importance of seeds in our world"--
Sniffer dogs : how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to ... whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--
Rainy day play! : [explore, create, discover, pretend] by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore, create, discover, pretend
Beastly brains : exploring how animals talk, think, and feel by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--
Sunny days & starry nights by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the outdoors and teaches about a variety of plants and animals with over sixty suggested activities
Winter day play! : activities, crafts, and games for indoors and out by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides dozens of ideas for winter activities in such categories as Fun and games, Winter critters, and Winter holidays and festivals
Rainforests : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides facts and activities that explore tropical and temperate ancient forests, discusses how individuals can help preserve them, and describes well-known and unfamiliar creatures of the rain forest
Back from the brink by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back from the Brink answers these questions and more as it delves into the threats to seven species, and the scientific and political efforts to coax them back from the brink of extinction. This rich, informational look at the problem of extinction has a hopeful tone: all of these animals' numbers are now on the rise
Mission: polar bear rescue : all about polar bears and how to save them by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts
Deserts : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This activity guide introduces children to the wild and often misunderstood environment of the desert and the people and cultures that thrive in and around them. Information is included on all types of deserts--hot and dry, coastal, semiarid, and polar. Kids learn what defines a desert and the creative ways plants and animals have adapted to survive in harsh desert environments. Also discussed are urban sprawl and its effects on desert habitats and how children can help protect this delicate environment by conserving energy and reducing consumption of petroleum-based products. Engaging activities include drawing a petroglyph, making a coral snake bracelet, frying prickly pears, conducting a gerbil study, and making sand art
Oceans : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even kids that live far from water can have fun with this activity guide as they explore ocean habitats, carve a polar bear from soap, play echo games and learn about aquariums. Full-color illustrations
River wild : an activity guide to North American rivers by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty games, activities, and experiments provide an introduction to learning about how rivers are formed, the water cycle, and the animals and habitats that exist along rivers
The race around the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nellie Bly read Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done -- especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time?
Sunny days and starry nights by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the outdoors and teaches about a variety of plants and animals with over sixty suggested activities
This or that? even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by J. R Mortimer( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live
Keeping our earth green : over 100 hands-on ways to help save the earth by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover how you can help stop global warming and reduce pollution"--Page 4 of cover
School of dragons : greatest inventions by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The DreamWorks Dragons introduce young readers to the greatest inventions of all time, including transportation, clocks, communication, and more."--
Leap into space by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book encourages children to learn about the universe through observation, experiments and crafts. A few of the main characters in "Leap Into Space" include the Sun, Moon, Earth, Saturn, Jupiter, brown dwarfs, comets, black holes and asteroids. Children will enjoy the experiments and craft activities this book offers. Amusing and colorful artwork illustrate the pages along with spectacular photographs from NASA
Beastly brains : exploring how animals think, talk, and feel by Nancy F Castaldo( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes
 
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Pizza for the queen
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Rainy day play! : [explore, create, discover, pretend]Sunny days & starry nightsWinter day play! : activities, crafts, and games for indoors and outRainforests : an activity guide for ages 6-9Deserts : an activity guide for ages 6-9Oceans : an activity guide for ages 6-9River wild : an activity guide to North American riversSunny days and starry nights
Alternative Names
Castaldo, Nancy

Castaldo, Nancy Fusco 1962-

Fusco Castaldo, Nancy 1962-

Languages
English (81)