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The Resource Plagues, pox, and pestilence, written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by John Kelly

Plagues, pox, and pestilence, written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by John Kelly

Label
Plagues, pox, and pestilence
Title
Plagues, pox, and pestilence
Statement of responsibility
written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by John Kelly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive history of disease and pestilence, told from the point of view of the bugs and pests that cause them. The book features case histories of specific epidemics, eyewitness' accounts from the rats, flies, ticks and creepy-crawlies who spread diseases, plus plenty of fascinating facts and figures on the biggest and worst afflictions. Illustrated throughout with brilliantly entertaining artworks and endearing characters, you'll be entertained by a cabinet war room showing the war on germs, a rogues' gallery highlighting the worst offenders, the very deadliest diseases examined under the microscope and much more
Summary
Provides a history of disease and pestilence as told from the point of view of the bugs and pests that caused them, from common diseases such as influenza, malaria and tuberculosis to such rare diseases as leprosy, cholera, and bubonic plague
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10053880
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Platt, Richard
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 930
  • 930
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kelly, John
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communicable diseases
  • Animals as carriers of disease
  • Epidemics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Plagues, pox, and pestilence, written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by John Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000048035479
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780753431689
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Plagues, pox, and pestilence, written by Richard Platt ; illustrated by John Kelly
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000048035479
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780753431689
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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