WorldCat Identities

Platt, Richard

Overview
Works: 258 works in 324 publications in 3 languages and 1,938 library holdings
Genres: History  Literature  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Fiction  Historical fiction  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Creator, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Platt
 
Most widely held works by Richard Platt
New York City by Richard Platt( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follow the triumphs and turmoils of one of the world's most famous cities, from 1600 until the present day. Meet Manhattan's native people, watch the arrival of Europeans, witness riots and revolution, and experience life in the Big Apple ..."--Page 4 of cover
They ate what?! : the weird history of food by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes humans' food choices, preparations, and mealtime etiquette over the course of history"--Provided by publisher
They wore what?! : the weird history of fashion and beauty by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes changing ideas of fashion and beauty through history and around the world"--Provided by publisher
The Ordnance Survey guide to smugglers' Britain by Richard Platt( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't flush : lifting the lid on the science of poo and wee by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't Flush! Join the poo Crew as they take science down the toilet, flushing out the importance of poo and wee through the ages. WARNING: This book is GROSS, but seriously engrossing
Roman diary : the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, AD 107 by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the city at the heart of the ancient Roman Empire with Iliona, a Greek girl captured by pirates and sold into slavery. The year is AD 102 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Ages 9+
Don't flush by Mary Platt( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history, the products of our bladder and bowels have helped us to build houses, wash and dye our clothes, fertilize crops, treat illnesses, solve crimes, control pollution and create fuel, energy and explosives. These pages show you how, and tell you some fascinating stories at the same time
Would you believe - Vatican City is a country?! and other metroplitan marvels by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out about medieval towns and the extreme cities in the jungle and polar regions. What is suburban bliss and why are some of our cities dying? Read this book from start to finish for a riveting social history or dip in and out for some fascinating and often hilarious facts
Discovering Vikings by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mein Leben auf dem Piratenschiff : die verwegenen Abenteuer des Schiffsjungen Jake Carpenter von ihm selbst erzählt by Richard Platt( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irre, wie das alles funktioniert! : Wunderwerke des Alltags by Stephen Biesty( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cut-away illustrations and explanatory captions explain how such diverse objects as chocolate bars and cathedrals, false teeth and tanks are made
An illustrated history of the Big Apple by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Big Apple from its native American origins onwards, including the arrival of European settlers, the growth of trade, immigration, and great feats of engineering such as the Brooklyn Bridge. This book also explores the major events in world history, such as the Revolutionary War and the Wall Street Crash
Das große Wissens-Sammelsurium by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicht spülen! eine Expedition ins Klo by Richard Platt( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nase zuhalten? Quatsch! Bei diesem Buch wird jedes Kind neugierig! Nicht spülen! Hier gibt es viel zu entdecken: Straßenköter Sniffer und Kanalratte Kalle nehmen die Kinder mit auf eine vergnügliche und äußerst informative Reise rund ums kleine und große Geschäft. Sie erfahren von antiken Blasenbehältnissen im alten Ägypten, lernen die die Geschichte der Kanalisation kennen und staunen über die vielfältigen Verwendungszwecke von Kot und Urin z.B. in der Landwirtschaft, der Kosmetikherstellung oder in der Medizin. Ein außergewöhnliches Sachbuch über ein spannendes "Tabuthema" mit vielen Illustrationen im Comicstil und informativen Texten
Il corpo umano by Stephen Biesty( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spione : Wanzen und Waffen, Geheimcodes und Beschattung, Doppelagenten und Überläufer, James Bond und Mata Hari by Richard Platt( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Spione by Richard Platt( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte der Spionage von der Bibel bis heute, die Methoden, Tricks und Werkzeuge der Agenten in Krieg und Wirtschaft; mit vielen Farbfotos. Ab 10
And other extraordinary entertainments by Richard Platt( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out how people all over the world have been entertained in this fascinating exploration into all kinds of entertainment from puppetry to plays and music. Marvel at the amazing, hilarious and sometimes unbelievable ways that people have entertained each other throughout history
Die grossen Katastrophen : wie und warum es geschah by Richard Platt( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grosse Entdecker : die bedeutendsten Expeditionen aller Zeiten ; [mit Web-Tipps] by Richard Platt( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bild-Text-Band über alle wichtigen Expeditionen zu Wasser, zu Lande, im ewigen Eis, in den Weltmeeren und im All. Ab 10
 
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They ate what?! : the weird history of foodThey wore what?! : the weird history of fashion and beautyRoman diary : the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, AD 107Would you believe - Vatican City is a country?! and other metroplitan marvelsDiscovering VikingsAnd other extraordinary entertainments
Languages
English (27)

German (25)

Italian (2)