WorldCat Identities

Dean, Venitia 1976-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 170 publications in 2 languages and 9,644 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Picture books  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Instructional and educational works  Case studies 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: QC145.24, 530.4
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Most widely held works by Venitia Dean
Weather and climate through infographics by Rebecca Rowell( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book covers weather and climatology, including weather-related disasters, how weather impacts us as humans, what patterns occur with weather and within different climates, and how we measure and predict those things"--Provided by publisher
Strange medicine by John Farndon( )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's easy to take a pill when we aren't feeling well. But did you know that the art of making medicines goes back thousands of years? Early remedies weren't always so easy--or effective. Some seemed downright disgusting. Wine infused with a venomous snake was used to cure fatigue and hair loss. Snail slime soothed burns, and a mixture of ear wax and mud treated headaches. Discover more about how medicine was practiced centuries ago and how, eventually, scientists discovered some truly amazing remedies, from the magic bullet that treated syphilis to the insulin used for diabetes
Stickmen's guide to your brilliant brain by John Farndon( )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simple, vibrant illustrations and cutaway diagrams give readers an in-depth and engaging look at the brain, senses, nerves, and nervous system. This potentially complex information is made reader-friendly with humor, clever examples, and clear explanations."--
Stickmen's guide to oceans in layers by Catherine Chambers( )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the ocean layer-by-layer, including the sunlight zone, midnight zone, and the ocean's trenches. --Publisher
Stickmen's guide to Earth's atmosphere in layers by Catherine Chambers( )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the atmospheric layers that wrap around Earth, and explains how each layer has a different effect on the way we live on Earth
Stickmen's guide to your gurgling guts by John Farndon( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on how to get energy from food and what happens along in the digestive system
Stickmen's guide to your beating heart by John Farndon( )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With clever text, vibrant illustrations, and simple diagrams, this book gives readers a look into their circulatory and respiratory systems. Humorous text and imagery make this complex topic fun and engaging."--
Make it splash! by Anna Claybourne( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features science projects involving liquids, including melting crayons, making a river, and creating a rainbow
Stickmen's guide to your mighty muscles and bones by John Farndon( )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using clever examples, vivid imagery, and clear diagrams, this fun guidebook to muscles and bones will keep readers engaged while teaching them all about how their bodies hold together, move, and grow stronger."--
Tiny killers by John Farndon( )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From early ideas about what made people sick to modern understanding of the tiny but powerful bacteria all around us, read this book to learn all about the history of the science of what makes us sick."--
Make it change! by Anna Claybourne( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features different science projects, including turning a penny green, making salt disappear and reappear, and making butter
Stickmen's guide to cities in layers by Catherine Chambers( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the different parts of a city layer-by-layer, including the roofs of skyscrapers, water and sewage systems, and building foundations. --Publisher
Make it boom! by Anna Claybourne( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features sound-related science projects, including using a spring to show how sound waves work, measuring how fast sound moves, and making a paper cup phone call
Plague! : epidemics and scourges through the ages by John Farndon( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores some of history's most gruesome diseases. Readers will be enthralled by the history and science of terrible plagues and the bacteria, bugs, bad hygiene, and rats responsible."--
Dealing with : racism by Jane Lacey( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes you can sort out a problem on your own. But sometimes you need to ask for help. This book helps young children to make this decision and find out about and understand racism. It features seven case studies from children who have a range of racism problems from a girl who is being left out because she is Muslim to the new boy in school from another country who is struggling to fit in. The end of the book features a short playscript to act out and discuss. The book has engaging illustrations throughout. In this series case studies combine with sensible, practical advice to help children find out what to do in difficult situations
When people die by Jane Lacey( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and Vietnamese and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Death is difficult to deal with at any age, but for children who are handling it for the first time, it can be extra tough. This engaging book will help young readers learn to navigate this type of situation. Whether it is a friend, family member, or acquaintance who has passed away, readers will learn about the best ways to handle death through the help of relatable stories and colorful illustrations. Practical advice is presented in a way readers of all ages can understand and implement into their own lives."--Amazon.com
Quacks & con artists by John Farndon( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modern doctors spend years studying science and the human body. But doctors in the past didn't have the same understanding we have today. Read this book to learn all about the history of doctors and their medical knowledge"--Provided by publisher
Plague! by John Farndon( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores some of history's most gruesome diseases. Readers will be enthralled by the history and science of terrible plagues and the bacteria, bugs, bad hygiene, and rats responsible."--
How to code 2.0 : pushing your skills further with Python by Elizabeth Tweedale( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an introduction to Python software in ten lessons that include step-by-step illustrations designed to teach basic coding skills that are used in a variety of occupations
Make it grow by Anna Claybourne( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple experiments, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions, for studying how things change shape and grow, including how seeds become plants, the effect of temperature on expansion and contraction, and growing crystals
 
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