Books by Philip Wilkinson

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An underpowered survey. (timeline, list of records, index) (Reference. 10-13)"
A visual history of transportation technology, from early wheels to the rover Curiosity. Read full book review >
A CELEBRATION OF CUSTOMS AND RITUALS OF THE WORLD by Philip Wilkinson
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: April 1, 1996

"In a world where religious, racial, and cultural differences often lead to conflict, this book may convince readers that what cultures share, through ritual and custom, is much more important than what divides them. (index) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
The title says it: a lavishly illustrated encyclopedia of traditional and contemporary customs and rituals representing cultures from every corner of the globe. Read full book review >
THE MASTER BUILDERS by Philip Wilkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Palatable lessons on history, anthropology, and architecture. (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
One of four entries in the Mysterious Places series— simplified versions of Wilkinson's Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places; others are The Magical East; The Mediterranean; and The Lands of the Bible). Read full book review >