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World Wide Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 431 works in 484 publications in 1 language and 8,038 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: prn, Producer, Assignee
Classifications: HV6430.B55, 333.72
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Wide Entertainment (Firm)
Bin Laden, war on terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the events leading up to the death of Osama Bin Laden. Includes President Obama's address to the nation, a remembrance of the September 11 attacks on the United States, a history of terrorism, and details of the Navy Seals operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan
Alternative energy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Most everyone realizes the environmental and economic cost for the dependence on fossil fuels for energy, foreign or domestic. So it makes sense to embrace other technologies that are cost efficient and sustainable, yet reduce their negative impact on the planet. Governments, industries, and people worldwide are finding new ways to reduce their energy dependency and environmental impact by investing in sustainable energy alternatives."--Container
Destiny an unauthorized story on Prince William ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With Prince William and bride Kate Middleston's destiny set and all eyes upon them, fans around the world will enjoy this intimate look at the royal heir and his love."--Container
Biofuels ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What do animal dung in Israel and leftover cooking oils in North America have in common? Both are being used as bio fuels for powering industrial equipment and motor vehicles. Combine this with efforts to process coconut oil from Uganda and soy from Argentina and you have the hopeful beginnings for fossil fuel independence."--Container
Recycling ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As the world's garbage piles grow to even greater heights, many people and industries are finding new uses for old things. In Manila, the Philippines, local women are running a thriving business repurposing old papers into fashionable accessories creating a worldwide demand. In the U.S., recycling E-Waste is big business as producers and consumers consider important ways to reduce their toxic impact on the environment. It begs the question: So, what are you doing?"--Container
Global warming ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A critical concern for the planet today is global warming and its probable consequences. And whether warming trends are occurring because of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere or a cyclical change in the weather, we'll investigate this global issue from the polar Arctic to the polar Antarctic."--Container
Endangered species ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From Tibet to Argentina and many places in-between, this encompassing look at endangered species offers insight into the plight and hope for many of our planets animals. Along the way we'll search for species now believed extinct, such as the Yangtze Dolphin of China, to more promising efforts in Hungary for repopulating the rare white rhino."--Container
Organic living ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For now, organic living is a lifestyle preference. It's based on the belief that food, clothing, and other things in one's life is best if it is of reduced (95%) or completely chemical free. However, you don't have to be a purist to make a difference in your own well-being or to improve your personal environment. In this look at modern living we'll learn some different ways the concept of organic can be incorporated into anyone's world."--Container
Eco friendly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When it comes to the environment each person makes a difference, each person leaves a mark. Deciding how to lighten one's footprint is usually an individual decision, but these decisions have a collective outcome. Choosing the more environmentally friendly approach to life is what this program is about. We'll hop the globe to learn about "green" weddings, constructing "green" buildings and even efforts to turn the lowly toilet just a shade greener."--Container
Conservation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With a growing world population, paying close attention to the optimum use and not abuse of natural resources is a compassionate idea. Whether it's reclaiming the desert in China or harvesting water in Kenya, we'll understand the important benefits of resource allocation. Preserving by conserving, what an important concept!"--Container
Pollution ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Most everywhere in the world, the air, the ground, the drinking water, the ecosystems and even made-made structures, are impacted by the harmful effects of pollution. It's a serious problem in need of some serious solutions. This global perspective on the topic of pollution takes a closer look at the where and what, along with the when and how, of this threatening environmental issue."--Container
Devotion an unauthorized tribute to Michael Jackson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the life of singer Michael Jackson, focusing on his rise to the top of the music industry, his eventual fall from grace, his influence on world music, his shocking death, and other related topics. Includes special features covering his memorial service, his interactions with the media, his global popularity, and his philanthropic work
1970 ( Visual )
in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It was November 1970 and Concorde had just flown supersonically at 2140 kilometers per hour to become the fastest passenger aircraft in history. The plane was still in its testing phase but this Super jet could now travel twice as fast as a normal aircraft. It was the year's main event
2002 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a year of momentous happenings, 2002 was a year disaster, war, and hostage taking. In March Operation Anaconda, the US-led battle to overthrow Taliban and Al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan was declared officially over
Making history by Paul Roberts( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making History: Episode 1: A look at the classic jaguar and its amazing technology; the fascinating history of longitude; the Endeavor - from ship to shuttle - follow the journey; a sky high view from the 'London Eye'. Episode 2: Hitler's plans - the Atom bomb; amateur fossil collector finds a new breed of dinosaur; luxury royal yacht - The Britannia; homes of the future - in outer space. Episode 3: Greenland's ice plains - historical data the key to the future?; King Alfred the Great - mystery burial site; space travel - the 12 Gemini missions; China's green great wall versus sand mass. Episode 4: Mystery solved: Europe's biggest burial mounds. Village restored: a lifetime achievement; Liverpool: The Beatles Museum. University of Southampton - online; world's largest display of restored military vehicles; town rocked to its foundations. WWI tunnels. Episode 5: America returns to space after the Challenger disaster; foot and mouth crisis; largest greenhouse: latest technology. Episode 6: Glaciers: solution to world water shortage; the sun: from early man to the most modern technology; Madam Tussaud's: £1.5 million tribute to the world's starts of past and present; medical school for tropical diseases inspired by returning Liverpool sailors. Episode 7: Restoration of our world's cathedrals; the history of whiskey making; a space landing fraught with difficulty. Episode 8: Private antique car collection; Egypt: Authorities reveal new tombs containing eleven mummies; Japan: a female empress? An insight into Japan's baby sumos; MIR space station: pride of Russia. Episode 9: Kosovo: Gun amnesty; Royal Albert Hall: 63 million pound refurbishment; fire and our environment; sale of the late Sir John's possession's one of the most successful plays this century, The Mousetrap; Prince Andrew's visit to Ground Zero; NASA launches Perseus, the first remote control glider. Episode 10: Cars; hot air balloons; industrial design; medical treatments and procedures; museums; television; tennis; soccer. Episode 11: 1475: Historical wedding of the Bavarian Duke to the Polish King's daughter; in 1475; a look at Lautrec's finest works; Malacca's international flavor; major prehistoric art find in France; Turkey's spring festival. Episode 12: Archaeological artifacts; archaeological sites; cannibalism; fish; natural history museums; scientific research; stars and novas. Episode 13: Climate; sailboat racing; sciences; weather; space exploration. Episode 14: Preserving historic documents with modern technology; x-ray technology a necessity for our airports; Clarks' shoes make history; recycling to guard our future; finding a cure for river blindness; the Poseidon System saving swimmer's lives; the history of the Gemini mission. Episode 15: 'Death of the Forest' what is causing this phenomenon?; Britain's fourth oldest university - Glasgow University; the launching of chimps in space. Episode 16: Genetically modified foals; the chemistry of plant and insect; space tools: drills for Earth; the historic London underground; the air we breathe; school reports by computer; Flight simulation and aerodynamics. Episode 17: Extinction of the bumblebee; wind power technology; two days after the space landing. Episode 18: Climate; inventions; plants; prosthetic limbs; sciences; wine making; parasites. Episode 19: medical treatments and procedures; meteors; space exploration. Episode 20: Using robotics and automation in the space stations; cataracts - a prevention and a cure; quartz crystals the latest detection device for viruses. Episode 21: Climate; genetic or birth disorders; health insurance industry; hearing aids; lighting technology; tobacco use; space exploration. Episode 22: This episode of Making History is about how human tissue banks help scientists, a living fossil thought to be extinct 400 million years ago, how hand-operated water drills help provide Africa with clean water, space stories that captivated the nation, how scientists are reconstructing the earth as it was four billion years ago, and how robodogs might become the next family pet. Episode 23: Spacecraft; space exploration. Episode 24: Belfast: Royal Victoria. From bombs and bullets to cardiology and infertility; scientists discover growth of human antibodies without host; the sun and earth's magnetosphere; the history of air travel. Episode 25: NASA Hubble Space Telescope; inventing the wind up radio and the solar powered radio; inexpensive, inflatable loudspeakers. Episode 26: Launch of Apollo 11: History of the men and women that helped to achieve it
1965 ( Visual )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The March of 1965 saw the year's main event. The Vietnam War was a military conflict between the communist forces of North Vietnam supported by China and the Soviet Union and the non-communist forces of South Vietnam supported by President Lyndon B. Johnson's American Government
1960 ( Visual )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On May 1st, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and the pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured. It was the year's main event. Powers was extensively interrogated and convicted of espionage against the Soviet Union. Sentenced to 10 years, he was exchanged for a Soviet spy just two years later on Berlin's famous Bridge of Spies
1979 ( Visual )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4th, 1979, the year's main event unfolded as Islamic student militants overran the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran and held 52 of embassy's staff hostage for a terrifying 444 days. It was the beginning of a crisis that lasted through to the end of President Jimmy Carter's term in office
1964 ( Visual )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racial segregation dominated life in South Africa in the early 1960s. The system of apartheid categorized people into groups including black, white and colored with white people being the most privileged. When the man leading the struggle against apartheid was sentenced to life imprisonment, it became the main event of 1964
1975 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a year of momentous happenings, 1975 was year of assassination attempts, Soviet inconsistencies, and the deaths of some of the world's leading figures. Although he had never won a national election Nixon successor as president Jerold Ford was a man of the people, preferring to meet and greet the crowds that gathered whenever he arrived for presidential appearances
 
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Alternative Names
World Wide Entertainment Australia
Languages
English (28)