Gresh, Lois H.
Most widely held works by Lois H Gresh
The science of superheroes by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and French and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Examines the origins of comic book superheroes, including Superman, the Incredible Hulk, and the Green Lantern, discussing their powers and the science behind them.
The science of Stephen King : from Carrie to Cell, the terrifying truth behind the horror master's fiction by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Introduction: Where Science and Fiction Intersect -- From Proms to Cells: The Psychic World of Stephen King -- Carrie -- Firestarter -- The Dead Zone -- Hearts in Atlantis Cell -- The Green Mile -- On the Highway with Stephen King -- "Trucks" -- They Came From Outer Space -- Dreamcatcher -- The Tommyknockers -- The Fourth Horseman -- The Stand -- Up the Dimensions with Stephen King -- The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger -- Insomnia -- Traveling in Time with Stephen King - The Langoliers -- Parallel Worlds -- "The Mists" -- From a Buick 8 -- The Dark Tower -- The Tailisman -- Longevity an Genetic Research - The Golden Years -- Evil, Obsession, and Fear -- The Tommyknockers -- Carrie -- The Talisman -- It -- The Stand -- Danse Macabre -- The Shining -- Misery -- "Night Surf".
The science of James Bond : from bullets to bowler hats to boat jumps, the real technology behind 007's fabulous films by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
The science of supervillains by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniuses Ever wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It's not just their diabolical talent for confounding our heroes, it's their unrivalled techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem that keeps comic book fans captivated. But is any of the science actually true? In The Science of Supervillains, authors Lois Gresh and Bob Weinberg present a highly entertaining and informative look at the mind-boggling wizardry behind the comic book world's legendary baddies. Whether it's artificial intelligence, weapons systems, anti-matter, robotics, or magnetic flux theory, this fun, fact-filled book is a fascinating excursion into the real-world science animating the genius in the comic book world's pantheon of evil geniuses.
The Twilight companion : the unauthorized guide to the series by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the main characters, themes, mythology, imaginary creatures, and lore depicted in the vampire series "Twilight" written by Stephenie Meyer.
The computers of Star trek by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
&Quot;The depiction of computers on the various ""Star Trek"" series has ranged from lame to breathtakingly imaginative. This book covers the gamut, and makes lucid and entertaining comparison of these fictio"
The ultimate unauthorized Eragon guide : the hidden facts behind the world of Alagaësia by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the magical people, places, and creatures of the Inheritance series, including an explanation of the folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books.
The termination node by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A computer thriller in which millions of dollars are stolen from a bank via the internet. Security specialist Judy Carmody of California is hired to stop the cyber thieves before more banks are hit.
The truth behind A series of unfortunate events : eyeballs, leeches, hypnotism, and orphans-- exploring Lemony Snicket's world by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
*Killer leeches, crabs, fungi and peppermint-all you need to know*The truth about hypnosis-and how to use it!*Real child inventors and their amazing inventions*Are you as smart as Violet & Klaus?-the ultimate quiz.
Why did it have to be snakes? : from science to the supernatural, the many mysteries of Indiana Jones by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Explores the scientific, historical, and cultural facts behind the Indiana Jones movies, discussing real-life archeologists and their adventures, the uses of bullwhips, and the connection between Nazis and the occult.
The Twilight companion, completely updated : the unauthorized guide to the series by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Contains character profiles, mythological details about the supernatural species featured in the books, information about the films, and a quiz to determine one's compatibility with Edward.
The fan's guide to the Spiderwick chronicle : unauthorized fun with fairies, ogres, brownies, boggarts, and more by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
For fans of The Spiderwick Chronicles comes the ultimate unauthorized guide to the facts behind Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black's world. This new book by Lois Gresh takes young readers beyond the creepy and captivating fairy world of The Spiderwick Chronicles and answers the burning questions kids have been aching to know. With illustrations, quizzes, facts, and mytholog., The Fan's Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles will provide hours of fun. Digging deep into history, legend, and lore, this magical guide helps fans enjoy their favorite series as they never have before. This is the perfect gift for that young reader who can't get enough of the series or wants to find out what the excitement is all about.
Dragon ball Z : an unauthorized guide by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Discusses Dragon Ball Z toys, trading cards, and action figures; outlines television show and movie plots; describes the characters; and includes jokes, quizzes, and interviews with fans.
The science of Anime : mecha-noids and AI-super-bots by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Exploring Philip Pullman's His dark materials : an unauthorized adventure through The golden compass, The subtle knife, and The amber spyglass by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Chuck Farris and the tower of darkness : an action story about PlayStation 2 by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Blood and ice by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
As alien vampires that have slept for centuries in Antarctica begin awakening and moving to the Mediterranean, Chloe Desmarais finds that living with her abusive family is worse than the cold embrace of these new icy-fanged lovers. On the cusp of either running away from the city in which she grew up or staying to help herself and her few remaining friends, Chloe meets a vampire who is not like the rest.
Chuck Farris and the labyrinth of doom by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The truth behind A series of unfortunate events by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Readers guide to Lemony Snicket : eyeballs, leeches, hypnotism, and orphans : the truth behind the series by Lois H Gresh ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Animated films Animated television programs Animation (Cinematography) Baudelaire, Klaus (Fictitious character) Baudelaire, Sunny (Fictitious character) Baudelaire, Violet (Fictitious character) Black, Holly Bond, James (Fictitious character) Brothers and sisters California Children's stories, American Comic books, strips, etc. Computer hackers Computer networks--Security measures Computers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cullen, Edward (Fictitious character) Dragons Fantasy fiction, American Fantasy fiction, English Fiction Fleming, Ian,--1908-1964 Great Britain Handbooks, manuals, etc. Heroes His dark materials (Pullman, Philip) History Indiana Jones films Inheritance (Paolini, Christopher) Internet Japan Juvenile works King, Stephen,--1947- Literature Literature and science Mass media Miscellanea Orphans Popular culture Science Spiderwick chronicles (DiTerlizzi, Tony) Spy comic books, strips, etc. Spy stories, English Star Trek films Star Trek television programs Superhero films Superhero television programs Vampires Villains Young adult fiction, English