WorldCat Identities

Smith, Alastair 1964-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 324 publications in 7 languages and 10,627 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Lift-the-flap books  Humor  Miscellanea  Toy and movable books  Picture books  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB46, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alastair Smith
The Usborne complete book of drawing by Nigel Reece( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches children basic drawing techniques
The Usborne internet-linked library of science by Alastair Smith( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the chemistry of many different materials and the elements from which they are made, covering such topics as atomic structure; molecules; solids, liquids and gases, and the elements and their properties. Includes experiments. The companion web site provides links to the extensive number of recommended web sites described in the book
The Usborne complete book of astronomy & space by Lisa Miles( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces our universe, our solar system, its planets, moons, asteroids, comets, the stars, constellations, and astronomy facts
How are babies made? by Alastair Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover how a baby forms inside its mother. Lift the flaps on the pages to see the baby changing as it grows ... and grows ... and grows!"--Cover back
The Usborne big book of experiments by Alastair Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows you how to investigate the world around you and discover science in action. Specially chosen activities include testing your eyes and making electricity, bending light and weather watching
Mixtures & compounds by Alastair Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the science of mixtures and compounds, with explanations of scientific terms, experiments and activities, study guides, and links to helpful Internet sites
How to draw people by Alastair Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes ideas for drawing people in lots of situations and styles, with the help of clearly explained drawing stages and using a variety of coloring methods
How to draw maps and charts by Pam Beasant( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Projects range from accurately-scaled maps of an existing area to fantasy maps, such as a pirate treasure map. Shows how to draw pictures that look professional. Gives helpful suggestions for materials to use, as well as simple step-by-step examples and techniques
What happens to your food? by Alastair Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the digestive system and shows how food slips and slides through the body
The Usborne big book of papercraft by Alastair Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perfect beginners' guide to making attractive things from paper with really professional results
On the beach by Alastair Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lift the flaps in this book to discover what you can find at the seashore
The Usborne rainy day book by Alastair Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes techniques for drawing and painting, things to make, recipes to cook, and amazing experiments to conduct
Dinosaurs by Alastair Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lift the flaps in this book to discover how dinosaurs lived and what their world was like
On the farm by Alastair Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A LIFT-THE-FLAP PICTURE BOOK
The Usborne internet-linked book of astronomy & space by Lisa Miles( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the planets and other components of the solar system, offers brief biographies of key astronomers, describes stellar types and life cycles, and discusses eighty-eight constellations. These books open up worlds inaccessible to the naked eye. Fascinating yet practical, beginner's guides with an abundance of amazing photographs and realistic illustrations. Include clearly explained activities, experiments and projects. Astronomy and Space gives you a breath-taking surface-eye view of the planets. See stars exploding, black holes forming, and zoom through the solar system with comets and asteroids. Navigate the night sky using our clear, detailed maps. This updated edition shows you the universe, using the latest amazing information from astronomers around the world, and space probes around the galaxy. This book also includes practical information on home astronomy and buying and using equipment. See X-ray images of the sun, learn about eclipses and see the International Space Station in orbit on the Quicklinks Website
The Usborne book of papercraft by Alastair Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a wide range of over 50 paper projects, including paper houses, 3-D pictures, greeting cards, masks, and flying origami toys
The Usborne guide to homework on the Internet by Alastair Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes information on search engines, education Web sites, online dictionaries and encyclopedias, and more
The Usborne book of classroom jokes by Alastair Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joke book all about the perennially popular subject of schools and teachers. Brightly illustrated, it seeks to keep children laughing from cover to cover
El gran libro de los experimentos by Alastair Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activities include testing your eyes, making electricity, bending light and weather watching
Night-time by Alastair Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invites young readers to lift the flaps to see how owls, moths, snails, foxes, tarsiers, mice, fruit bats, and cats pass their most active hours at night and rest during the day
 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.17 for The Usborn ... to 0.46 for The Usborn ...)

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Alternative Names
Smith, Alastair John Clark 1964-

Smith, Alistair 1964-

스미스, 알라스터

스미스, 알래스테어

Languages
English (112)

German (8)

Spanish (8)

Chinese (5)

French (3)

Dutch (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
The Usborne internet-linked library of scienceThe Usborne complete book of astronomy & spaceHow are babies made?The Usborne big book of experimentsMixtures & compoundsHow to draw peopleHow to draw maps and chartsWhat happens to your food?