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Spilsbury, Richard 1963-

Overview
Works: 653 works in 1,910 publications in 4 languages and 81,757 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Animated films  History  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Spilsbury
Sweeping tsunamis by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the causes of tsunamis, the destruction that tsunamis can bring, and the work of emergency services and aid organizations to people affected by tsunamis
Howling hurricanes by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what hurricanes are, what causes them, and where they occur; discusses what happens during an hurricane and who helps afterwards; and considers whether hurricanes can be predicted. Includes case studies
Shattering earthquakes by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces earthquakes, describing what causes them, where they occur, how they are measured, the kinds of damage they do, and how people can prepare for them
Violent volcanoes by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what volcanoes are, what causes them, and where they occur; discusses what happens during a volcano eruption and who helps afterwards; and considers whether volcanoes can be predicted or prevented. Includes case studies
Shaka Zulu by Richard Spilsbury( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read about Shaka Zulu's triumphant victories and agonizing defeats, as well as learning what day-to-day life was like for the Zulu people
Terrifying tornadoes by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what tornadoes are, what causes them, and where and when they occur; discusses what happens during a tornado and who helps afterwards; and considers whether tornadoes can be predicted. Includes case studies
Crystals by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about crystals, what they are, how they are formed, and what they can be used for
Fossils by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about fossils, what they are and how they are formed
Minerals by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what minerals are, how they form, what types there are, how we use them, and how we find them
A troop of chimpanzees by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, habitat, and individual and group behavior of the chimpanzee
Soil by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how rocks become soil, the importance of soil in the environment, and the physical characteristics of different kinds of soils
Iran by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the modern country of Iran, also known as Persia, its history as a great civilization and empire, the environment, wildlife, infrastructure, and culture
Raging floods by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the causes and effects of floods and the work of emergency services and aid organizations to people affected by floods
Electricity by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out where electricity comes from and how it gets to us. Which materials are good conductors and which ones are good insulators? Includes three simple activities or experiments to try
Cartoons and animation by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores cartoons and animation, discussing artistic techniques, stages of development, and careers; and offering related activities
Should I play the guitar? by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the guitar, describes its parts, explains how it makes music, and introduces famous guitarists
Plant parts by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world of plants and the various parts of specific plants, such as flower, seed, roots, trunk, and more
Estonia by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Estonia
Plant growth by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about how plants grow, looking at what they need to survive and thrive, how they make food, and what happens when they die. Includes activities and a glossary
Plant reproduction by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A color-illustrated look at how plants reproduce, covering pollination, fertilization, seed dispersal, and other topics. Includes a glossary, a further-reading list, and instructions for four related activities
 
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Should I play the guitar?
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Howling hurricanesShattering earthquakesViolent volcanoesTerrifying tornadoesCrystalsFossilsMineralsA troop of chimpanzees
Alternative Names
Spilsbury, R.

스필베리, 리처드 1963-

스필스버리, 리처드 1963-

Languages
English (179)

Chinese (12)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)