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Product Description: Robinson desarrolla en Escuelas creativas las ideas de su famosa charla TED «Cómo la escuela mata la creatividad» y ofrece soluciones innovadoras y revolucionarias para uno de los problemas más relevantes de nuestra sociedad: cómo transformar un sistema educativo que no funciona...read more

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9788425353222, titled "Escuelas creativas / Creative Schools: La Revolución Que Está Transformando La Educación / the Revolution That Is Transforming Education" | Grijalbo Mondadori, January 5, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Robinson desarrolla en Escuelas creativas las ideas de su famosa charla TED «Cómo la escuela mata la creatividad» y ofrece soluciones innovadoras y revolucionarias para uno de los problemas más relevantes de nuestra sociedad: cómo transformar un sistema educativo que no funciona.

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This beautifully illustrated book presents factual information about apples through a review of how they are grown, the diverse food products that are made from them, and more.

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9780689830242 | 1 edition (Atheneum, September 1, 2002), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes how apples are grown, harvested, and used, and details facts about apples in history, literature, and our daily lives.

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Product Description: Huge, powerful, noisy, colorful, and fast, the big trucks known as semis fascinate children. Master photographer Ken Robbins's striking images take young readers out on the road for a first look at these big rigs and the hard-driving women and men who live behind the wheel.

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9781481401647 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, July 3, 2013), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Huge, powerful, noisy, colorful, and fast, the big trucks known as semis fascinate children.

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Product Description: A bushel of facts and fabulous photographs make this 24 Karat informational book shine.The mile gets its name from the term mille passus, whichmeans "a thousand paces." The abbreviation for pound (lb.) comes from the Latin libra pondo...read more

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9781596433441 | Henry Holt & Co, March 30, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A bushel of facts and fabulous photographs make this 24 Karat informational book shine.

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Product Description: Ken Robbins tells in words and historical photographs the amazing yet tragic story of a magnificent and truly American creature: the buffalo. It is the story of numbers so vast, it might take days for one herd of buffalo to pass a particular point on the prairie...read more

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9781416995364 | Atheneum, March 12, 2009, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Ken Robbins tells in words and historical photographs the amazing yet tragic story of a magnificent and truly American creature: the buffalo.

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Product Description: Deliciously interesting, tasty morsels of cultural history combined with luscious photographs will leave readers hungry for more. "Every kind of food has its story." Acclaimed photographer Ken Robbins guides us through the history, mythology, and literary significance of food...read more

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9780133773743, titled "Handbook of Electronic Communications" | Prentice Hall, June 1, 1979, cover price $45.00 | also contains Handbook of Electronic Communications | About this edition: Dust jacket missing.

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9781596433434 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, March 3, 2009), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Deliciously interesting, tasty morsels of cultural history combined with luscious photographs will leave readers hungry for more.

Product Description: From late summer to Thanksgiving, pumpkins are everywhere, a symbol of fall and a reminder of the holidays to come. In this handsome book, Ken Robbins—widely known for his sumptuous photo-essays on subjects ranging from trucks to tools to autumn leaves—portrays the pumpkin from seed, to sprout, to flower, to fully fledged fruit, and back again...read more

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9780312371418 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, August 21, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Simple text and illustrations pay tribute to the pumpkin--the harbinger of autumn--from seed to a fully fledged fruit, and features instructions for carving a jack-o'-lantern.

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9781596431843 | Roaring Brook, August 8, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Simple text and illustrations pay tribute to the pumpkin--the harbinger of autumn--from seed to a fully fledged fruit, and features instructions for carving a jack-o'-lantern.

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9781439564035 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From late summer to Thanksgiving, pumpkins are everywhere, a symbol of fall and a reminder of the holidays to come.

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Product Description: THE GLEAM OF A GOLD NUGGET…the fire in a precious gem…the geometry of a seashell…a fossil, a baseball card. Treasures all.John Frank’s poetry about the things we collect – at the beach, in the attic, in the mountains and desert, at flea markets – is a treasure itself...read more
By John Frank and Ken Robbins (photographer)

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9781596431973 | Roaring Brook, April 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: THE GLEAM OF A GOLD NUGGET…the fire in a precious gem…the geometry of a seashell…a fossil, a baseball card.

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Product Description: Forget what you've heard. The Hamptons are NOT a state of mind. The two townships at the eastern end of Long Island, New York - with their villages and hamlets - comprise a decidely physical place of dunes and fields, wetlands and shorelines, ocean, bays and inlets...read more
By Ken Robbins (photographer)

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9780967851617 | Ill edition (Accabonac Books, August 15, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Forget what you've heard.

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From spring's first flower to summer's most luscious watermelon, young readers will learn the facts about the shapes, the sizes, and the dispersal patterns of seeds and how they flourish throughout the year.

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9780072520361, titled "Mechanical Engineering Design" | 7th edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 2003), cover price $140.95 | also contains Mechanical Engineering Design | About this edition: The seventh edition of Mechanical Engineering Design marks a return to the basic approaches that have made this book the standard in machine design for over 40 years.

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9780689850417 | Atheneum, January 6, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

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Product Description: In Animal Life in Nature, Myth and Dreams, Elizabeth Caspari connects the world of real, living animals with the symbolic world of animal images in human thought, both conscious and unconscious. She gives the reader an opportunity to make this connection on his or her own personal journey of discovery...read more

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9781888602227 | Chiron Pubns, March 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In Animal Life in Nature, Myth and Dreams, Elizabeth Caspari connects the world of real, living animals with the symbolic world of animal images in human thought, both conscious and unconscious.

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Accompanied by extraordinary photographs, an energetic collection of poems captures a day in the life of various creatures, from a robin greeting the morning light to fireflies searching for each other in the darkness.
By Ken Robbins (illustrator) and Marilyn Singer

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9780689824920 | Atheneum, April 1, 2003, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Observes through verse and illustrations how several different animals spend their day during the summer.

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Product Description: Bright, crisp photos fill this book of natural science for the young. Ken Robbins departs from his signature hand-tinted photography to present preschoolers with a sharp, close-up look at 13 types of trees ablaze with color. Full color.

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9780439149884 | Scholastic, January 1, 2003, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Bright, crisp photos fill this book of natural science for the young.

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9780590298797 | Scholastic, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Examines the characteristics of different types of leaves and explains how and why they change colors in the autumn

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Product Description: The Hamptons may be more famous, now, for the lifestyles of the rich and famous who congregate there, but this book is about the natural beauty that brought them all there in the first place. Extraordinary landscape photographs of the beaches and bays, farms and fields that make the Hamptons one of America's most attractive places...read more

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9780967851600 | Accabonac Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Hamptons may be more famous, now, for the lifestyles of the rich and famous who congregate there, but this book is about the natural beauty that brought them all there in the first place.

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Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jackhammer, bulldozer, and backhoe

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9780805014105 | Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jack hammer, bulldozer, and back hoe

Paperback:

9780805052978 | Reprint edition (Owlet, April 1, 1997), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jackhammer, bulldozer, and backhoe

Prebinding:

9780613027939 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.55 | About this edition: Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jackhammer, bulldozer, and backhoe

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Offers a comprehensive review of this unique sport, covering the rules of a rodeo and its various events, such as bull riding and saddle bronc, and the part played by many of its colorful participants, from the cowboys and cowgirls through the fearless clowns.

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9780805033885 | Henry Holt & Co, June 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Photographs and text describe cowboys participation in various competitive events at a rodeo

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A final book in the Elements series provides an informative, scientifically accurate examination of fire in all its manifestations, citing the roles of fire as energy, heat, light, danger, and ritual.

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9780805022933 | Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Examines fire in all its forms, from volcanic flames to forest fires

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A photographic introduction to air examines its role as a finite resource while presenting such images as a free-falling parachutist, a blacksmith's bellows, a clothesline, rust, and a prism. By the author of Water and Earth.

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9780805022926 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A pictorial essay introduces readers to the meteorological concepts of air while instilling a sense of respect for this precious commodity

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The award-winning author and photographer introduces young readers to the physical, practical, and spiritual aspects of planet Earth and to moral and ethical questions related to our manipulation of the planet and its resources.

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9780805022940 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Shows the varied landscape forms of the earth, discussing natural occurrences such as earthquakes, volcanoes, dust storms, and erosion

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A beautiful photographic essay, featuring unique hand-colored photographs and a simple, yet accurate and evocative, text, explores the many visual aspects of water, giving us new perspectives on ice, rain, snow, the sea, and much more.

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9780805022575 | Henry Holt & Co, November 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A pictorial essay shows the varied forms and uses of this vital substance, from its natural occurrences as rain and ice to its use by man for cleansing, drinking, and ritual

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A look at what goes into the making of a peanut butter sandwich shows readers how the bread dough is mixed, rises, and bakes, and describes how peanuts are grown, harvested, crushed into peanut butter, and jarred.

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9780590435505 | Scholastic, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Text and hand-tinted photographs show how each part of a peanut butter sandwich and milk lunch is made, from field, to store, to table

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Hand-colored photographs illustrate bridges of many different types, with descriptions of their design and use

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9780803709294 | 1 edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1991), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Hand-colored photographs illustrate bridges of many different types, with descriptions of their design and use

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9780803709300 | 1 edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, April 1, 1991), cover price $13.89 | About this edition: Hand-colored photographs illustrate bridges of many different types, with descriptions of their design and use

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Illustrates the life cycle of an Amaryllis.

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9780803707641 | Penguin USA, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Captures the beauty of an amaryllis as it blooms

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9780803707658 | 1 edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, April 1, 1990), cover price $12.89 | About this edition: Captures the beauty of an amaryllis as it blooms

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Introduces children to various boats, from the massive liner to the simply dingy

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9780590411578 | Scholastic, August 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Describe in text and photographs the characteristic features of twenty different ships and boats including tugboats, submarines, trawlers, and swamp buggies.

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Product Description: Planning and building your own small structure.

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9780805003642 | Henry Holt & Co, August 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Planning and building your own small structure.

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