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The Resource The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived, Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook

The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived, Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook

Label
The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived
Title
The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt
Title remainder
the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived
Statement of responsibility
Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook
Title variation
Alexander von Humboldt
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"A richly illustrated middle-grade narrative biography about the life and adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the late eighteenth-, early nineteenth-century Prussian polymath-explorer, lost hero of science, and source of inspiration for Charles Darwin and Henry David Thoreau"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10805320
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mehnert, Volker
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the German
LC call number
Q143.H9
LC item number
M4313 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lieb, Claudia
  • Crook, Becky L.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humboldt, Alexander von
  • Scientists
  • Naturalists
  • Humboldt, Alexander von
  • Scientists
  • Naturalists
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived
Label
The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived, Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt by Gerstenberg Verlag in 2018"--Copyright page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-105)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An adventurous boy -- Farewell, Europe -- Venezuela -- Through the Andes Mountains -- The voyage home -- New adventures
Control code
2019024865
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9781615196319
Lccn
2019024865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089418457
Label
The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived, Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt by Gerstenberg Verlag in 2018"--Copyright page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-105)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An adventurous boy -- Farewell, Europe -- Venezuela -- Through the Andes Mountains -- The voyage home -- New adventures
Control code
2019024865
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9781615196319
Lccn
2019024865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1089418457

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