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Spilsbury, Richard 1963-

Overview
Works: 696 works in 2,062 publications in 4 languages and 83,827 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Animated films  History  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QE521.3, 551.552
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 1,030 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 803 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 795 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( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 788 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
Crystals by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about crystals, what they are, how they are formed, and what they can be used for
Terrifying tornadoes by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 722 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
Fossils by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 601 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
Electricity by Louise Spilsbury( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 552 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
Iran by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 528 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 510 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
Cartoons and animation by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores cartoons and animation, discussing artistic techniques, stages of development, and careers; and offering related activities
Plant parts by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world of plants and the various parts of specific plants, such as flower, seed, roots, trunk, and more
Should I play the guitar? by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 454 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 446 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 436 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
The life cycle of insects by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how insects differ from other animals, their habitat, what they eat, how they are born and develop, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy
The life cycle of fish by Richard Spilsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how fish differ from other animals, their habitat, how they are born and develop, what they eat, how they reproduce, and their typical life expectancy
 
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Alternative Names
Richard Spilsbury Auteur de littérature jeunesse

Richard Spilsbury Brits schrijver

Richard Spilsbury Britský spisovatel populárně-naučných knih pro děti a mládež

Richard Spilsbury Spilsbury, Richard, 1963-

Spilsbury, R.

리처드 스필스버리

스필베리, 리처드 1963-

스필스버리, 리처드 1963-

Languages
English (188)

Chinese (12)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)