WorldCat Identities

Davies, Nicola 1958-

Overview
Works: 229 works in 951 publications in 13 languages and 45,759 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Fiction  Illustrated works  Poetry  Pictorial works  Creative nonfiction  Children's audiobooks  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Editor, Director
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicola Davies
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and Italian and held by 3,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals adapt to their surroundings for survival. Learn how they survive in conditions that humans never would. Are you ready for the competition? From the persevering emperor penguins of the South Pole to the brave bacteria inside bubbling volcanoes, from the hardy reptiles of the driest deserts to the squash-proof creatures of the deepest seabeds, animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human faster than you can say "coffin." Discover how they do it in this amazing natural history book from a celebrated team - and find out who wins the title of the toughest animal of them all!
Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are little by Nicola Davies( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book uses cartoon-style art and geometry to explain the relationship between an animal's size and its abilities
Surprising sharks by Nicola Davies( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces many different species of sharks, pointing out such characteristics as the small size of the dwarf lantern shark and the physical characteristics and behavior that makes sharks killing machines
One tiny turtle by Nicola Davies( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davies' lyrical text follows the mysterious life of a loggerhead turtle as she is born, grows, journeys, and comes ashore to start a new cycle of life for her baby turtles
Bat loves the night by Nicola Davies( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bat wakes up, flies into the night, uses the echoes of her voice to navigate, hunts for her supper, and returns to her roost to feed her baby
Big blue whale by Nicola Davies( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical characteristics, habits, and habitats of the blue whale
Just ducks! by Nicola Davies( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to school, a young girl spots mallard ducks in the river and enthusiastically describes their appearance, habits, and behavior. Interspersed throughout the pages are facts about ducks
Tiny creatures : the world of microbes by Nicola Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do
Ice bear : in the steps of the polar bear by Nicola Davies( Book )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the polar bear, also called Nanuk, thrives in the Arctic and explains the lessons that the Inuit people have learned from watching the creature
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her grandfather look for a barn owl night after night. Will a distinctive heart-shaped face appear at the window? Michael Foreman's lush, intimate paintings are a perfect companion to Nicola Davies's lyrical text featuring intriguing facts about a rare bird indeed
Dolphin baby! by Nicola Davies( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Danish and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his mother, a baby dolphin learns about life under the sea, from catching his first fish to developing his own unique whistle
Oceans and seas by Nicola Davies( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers saltiness, tides, waves and weather, plants and animals, and ecological issues. Includes instructions for projects
What's eating you? : parasites--the inside story by Nicola Davies( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and French and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mites and lice, fleas, ticks, and tapeworms -- most living creatures that have a habitat also are a habitat, including you (are you itchy yet?). Unwelcome guests -- parasites -- are everywhere, from the barnacles hitching a ride on a humpback whale's head to the tiny flies that control a bee's brain and make it literally dig its own grave. Now an expert team returns for an in-depth look at how these insidious critters do it, whether it's leaping aboard moving targets or morphing their body shapes, and what their unwitting hosts have learned to do to fight back and reclaim their space
The promise by Nicola Davies( Book )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl's life--and a chance to change the world, for good
Birds by Nicola Davies( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of birds. Includes instructions for projects
Deadly! : the truth about the most dangerous creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces some of the most dangerous animals in the world, including cheetahs, sharks, owls, bears, and jellyfish--
The lion who stole my arm by Nicola Davies( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his ambition to become a great hunter like his father is crushed by a lion attack that causes him to lose an arm, young Pedru is overcome by a desire to kill the lion that mauled him but questions his resolve when an opportunity arises
Outside your window : a first book of nature by Nicola Davies( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the sights and sounds of the changing seasons, along city streets and in country meadow
I don't like snakes by Nicola Davies( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl learns facts about snakes, including their behavior, physical characteristics, and eating habits, to overcome her trepidation
Manatee rescue by Nicola Davies( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father successfully harpoons a manatee, leaving its baby orphaned, Manuela vows to rescue the calf and return it to the river, helping change the attitudes of the people in her village in the process
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Extreme animals : the toughest creatures on Earth
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Just the right size : why big animals are big and little animals are littleSurprising sharksOne tiny turtleBat loves the nightBig blue whaleIce bear : in the steps of the polar bearWhite owl, barn owlOceans and seas
Alternative Names

controlled identityMorgan, Stevie

Davies, Nicolas, 1958-

Dāyfs, Nīkūlā 1958-

Deibisu, Nikora 1958-

Deivisa, Nikola

Morgan, Stevie.

Morgan, Stevie 1958-

Nicola Davies schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

Николя Дейвис

نقولا ديفيز

데이비스, 니컬라 1958-

데이비스, 니콜라 1958-

デイビス, ニコラ

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