Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than fifty books on the subjects of sports and soccer. His previous titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia, Soccer Skills, Summer Olympics, and Soccer.

Books by the Author

In Focus: Galapagos Islands

In Focus: Galapagos Islands

In Focus

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Trek across the incredible Galapagos Islands, come face to face with the wildlife, and discover the amazing explorers – and pirates! – who first explored these landscapes.

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In Focus: Tropical Lands

In Focus: Tropical Lands

In Focus

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Trek across incredible tropical landscapes, come face to face with the wildlife, and discover the amazing explorers who have braved dangerous rainforests, deserts, and savannahs!

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In Focus: Polar Lands

In Focus: Polar Lands

In Focus

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Trek across incredible polar landscapes, come face to face with the wildlife, and discover the amazing explorers who have braved the icy North and South Poles!

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Discover Science: Robots
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Discover Science: Robots

by Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

In today's wired world, robots are everywhere: in the movies, on TV, in space, in computer games. This fact-filled book introduces the concept of a robot, and examines the many uses of robots in...

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How The World Works
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How The World Works

By Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

How The World Works by Clive Gifford is brimming with information about pretty much everything! Encyclopedic in scope but fresh and exciting in presentation, this is a great-value, information packed...

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Explorers: Things That Go
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Explorers: Things That Go

Explorers

Clive Gifford, illustrated by Peter Bull
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This innovative series uses storytelling as the gateway to learning and exploration. Six action-packed story-scenes are followed by photographic information spreads-which provide scientific detail...

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Golf
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Golf

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Golf: From Tee to Green-The Essential Guide for Young Golfers by Clive Gifford, now available in paperback, will help any young sports fan understand nearly every facet of golf. With numerous step-by-step...

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Basketball
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Basketball

by Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Follow up to Golf -the essential guide for young golfers.

Featuring dynamic step-by-step design, practical advice on all aspects of the game from an expert author, and action-packed...

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Kingfisher Book of Soccer Skills
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Kingfisher Book of Soccer Skills

by Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Soccer is one of the most universal sports, and the Kingfisher Book of Soccer Skills by Clive Gifford is a fantastic one-stop guide to learning and playing the game. Featuring dynamic step-by-step design,...

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Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything

Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything

Kingfisher Encyclopedias

by Sean Callery, Clive Gifford, and Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything by Sean Callery, Clive Gifford, and Dr. Mike Goldsmithamazing is a 320-page universe-in-a-book and is the perfect reference for home, school, or anywhere...

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My First Soccer Book
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My First Soccer Book

by Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Soccer is the world's greatest game, played by billions of people around the globe, including countless millions of children. My First Soccer Book will inform and encourage all young soccer...

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Great Global Puzzle Challenge with Google Earth(TM)
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Great Global Puzzle Challenge with Google Earth(TM)

by Clive Gifford, illustrated by William Ings
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Great Global Puzzle Challenge with Google Earth(TM) by Clive Gifford, illustrated by William Ings is an amazing illustrated tour of some of the most interesting places on Earth.
Each spread...

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10 Inventors Who Changed the World
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10 Inventors Who Changed the World

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Science is not created in a vacuum, and no scientist creates an invention without influences from the past and an impact on the future. 10 Inventors Who Changed the World by Clive Gifford is look...

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Atlas of Firsts
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Atlas of Firsts

Kingfisher Atlas

By Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

More than a geography lesson, this atlas is a catalog of a thousand years of human achievements, both large and small. Who won the first air-guitar championships? Where was the first skyscraper?...

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10 Kings and Queens Who Changed the World
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10 Kings and Queens Who Changed the World

By Clive Gifford, illustrated by David Cousens
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

History is not created in a vacuum, and no leader comes to power without influences from the past and an impact on the future. In this look at ten royals, beginning with Queen Hatshepsut of Egypt...

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10 Leaders Who Changed the World
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10 Leaders Who Changed the World

by Clive Gifford, illustrated by David Cousens
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

10 Leaders Who Changed the World by Clive Gifford and illustrated by David Cousens proves that the concept of "six degrees of separation" has never been more vivid than during the tumultuous events...

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10 Explorers Who Changed the World
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10 Explorers Who Changed the World

by Clive Gifford; illus. by David Cousens
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Everyone knows who Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus were. But do they know that Christopher Columbus owned a copy of Polo's book The Travels of Marco Polo, full of Columbus's own handwritten notes...

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Science Kids Materials
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Science Kids Materials

Science Kids

by Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

What are rocks made of? Why can people see through glass? Where does plastic come from? This colorful title answers the fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical...

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Quiz Quest 2
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Quiz Quest 2

Quiz Quest

Clive Gifford; Danile Gilpin; Cynthia O'Brien
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Following on from Quiz Quest 1, this quiz book is another trivia adventure! With 1,000 questions on its colorful, fact-packed pages, it is an excellent resource for testing general knowledge. Questions...

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Robots
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Robots

Science Kids

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Robots are everywhere: in the movies, on TV, in space, in computer games. This book will dazzle children with the many high-tech possibilities. Through an interactive element, they will even discover...

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Racing
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Racing

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

With more than seventy million fans, NASCAR is the number-one sport in the United States, and with interest in all aspects of motor racing reaching an all-time high, here is the perfect companion...

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Soccer Skills
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Soccer Skills

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Soccer Skills: The Essential Guide to Technique, Training, and Tactics by Clive Gifford is the definitive guide to playing the game of soccer, written by an award- winning author and specialist in...

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Materials

Materials

Kingfisher Young Knowledge

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Materials answers fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical world around us. What are rocks made of? Where do plastics come from, and what are they used for?...

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Spies
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Spies

Kingfisher Knowledge

Clive Gifford; Dame Stella Rimington
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Spies explores the undercover world of espionage, part of the intelligence-gathering operations of nations and global organizations. Learn more about the first spies, and find out what motivated...

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Summer Olympics
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Summer Olympics

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Created by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team, Olympics sets the stage with facts, articles, and essential background information across the complete range of Olympic summer competition....

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Soccer
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Soccer

Clive Gifford
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

From the sublime skills of Pele to a day in the life of a professional soccer player, this gloriously illustrated book explores every aspect of the game. Rules, skills, and tactics are clearly explained...

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