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Leonard, Ben

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Most widely held works by Ben Leonard
Americana by Penguin Videos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about space, earth and atmosphere such as: How are stars formed? What is the solar system? Why does the moon shine? Puzzling questions are answered with fascinating footage from NASA
A Healthy body( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions on the human body such as: How does the body make blood cells? How much blood do we have in our bodies? What vitamins do we need? What does salt do for the body? What is an addict? What are hallucinogenic drugs?
Anatomy and genetics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about anatomy and genetics. Unfolds the mysteries of the human body's many vital functions. Answers puzzling questions like: What is skin? Why do we have a skeleton? How do our muscles work? Why do we sleep? What is the brain? How do we breathe? What does our body do with food? What is the eye made of? How are teeth formed? How do we talk? How does the ear work? How does the heart work? What are genes?
Mammals by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about mammals. Included are questions such as : Why are whales considered mammals? Can seals live underwater? Why does the kangaroo have a pouch? Why do elephants have big ears? Why do bats hang upside down?
Pre-historic animals, reptiles and amphibians( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentes y preguntas de las respuestas sobre animales, reptiles y anfibios prehistoricos. Por ejemplo: Qué significa la palabra dinosaur? Cuáles son los reptiles más grandes? Por qué las serpientes tienen escalas? Cuanto tiempo pueden las tortugas vivir? Cómo las ranas croan? Cuál es un tritón? Es una herramienta inestimable el aprender que provee de cabritos las respuestas que desean y que necesitan
Gems, metals and minerals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about gems, metals and minerals such as: What are fossils? What are mountains and volcanoes? What is atomic weight? What are minerals? What is stackactite? What are gems?
Flight by Pat Tanner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Spanish and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about flight. Included are questions such as: Why can't man fly? What is flight? What is Kitty Hawk? What ia s bi-plane? What is the X-15? What is a Vertol? What is a rocket? What are satellites? What is the Apollo Program? What is the Mercury Program? What is Project Gemini?
Animals & arachnids ; Prehistoric animals & reptiles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about animals and arachnids such as : How did dogs get their names? Why do cats have whiskers? What is a cheetah? Are a donkey and jackass the same? How do spiders spin their webs? What is a scorpion? It's an invaluable learning tool that provides kids with the answers they want and need
Birds and rodents( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in Spanish and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about birds and rodents such as : What is a rodent? What is a mouse? What keeps a duck afloat? How can birds fly? Where do penguins live? This is an invaluable learning tool, providing kids with the answers they want and need
Time, money, & measurement by TMW Video( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using question and answer format, answers questions about time, money and measurement
Fish, shellfish and other underwater life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about all types of fish. Created from Arkady Leokum books and newspaper column
Medicine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children often ask about medicine. It takes the mysteries of the care of human life and puts them in simple language for children. Included are such questions as: Why do we get a fever? What is a cold? What are the measles? What is a wart? What are ulcers? What is epilepsy? What is hay fever? What is asthma?
Sports and games( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions such as when did the Olympics begin, who invented baseball, what is considered "the king of games", and more
Flowers, plants and trees( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about flowers, plants, and trees such as: What is a weed? What is a seed? What products come from trees? How do flowers grow? What is wood?
Customs and superstitions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Spanish and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about customs and superstitions. Included are questions such as: Why do we have Christmas trees? How did Halloween originate? Why do we celebrate the New Year? Why do men raise their hats to ladies? How did weddings start? How did superstitions begin? Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?
Life forms, animals, and animal oddities( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of questions and answers for children about the various types of animals
How things work( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about how things work. Included are questions such as: How do telescopes make things appear closer? What is an electric eye? How are tape recordings made? What is television? How does a refrigerator make things cold? How does a jet engine work? What makes a car go? How does a washing machine work?
Electricity and electric safety by TMW Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume answers questions such as: What is Electricity? How is electricity made? Why does a light go off when you turn the switch?, and more
Kids explorer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes such questions as: How do telescopes make things closer? What is an electronic eye? How are tape recordings made? What is television? How does a refrigerator make things cold?
Kids explorer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes such questions as: Why can't man fly? What is flight? What is Kitty Hawk? What is a biplane? What is the X-15? What is a Vertol? What is the Apollo Program?
 
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Spanish (18)