WorldCat Identities

Facklam, Margery

Overview
Works: 62 works in 189 publications in 5 languages and 18,540 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Poetry  Christmas poetry  Biographies  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL467.2, 591.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Margery Facklam
The big bug book by Margery Facklam( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes thirteen of the world's largest insects, including the birdwing butterfly and the Goliath beetle
Bugs for lunch by Margery Facklam( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text introduces bug-eating animals such as geckos, trout, or even people. Includes additional facts about each creature
Spiders and their web sites by Margery Facklam( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text provide a close-up look at the physical characteristics and habits of twelve different spiders and daddy-longlegs
And then there was one : the mysteries of extinction by Margery Facklam( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the many reasons for the extinction and near-extinction of animal species. Discusses how some near-extinctions have been reversed through special breeding programs and legislation to save endangered species
Tracking dinosaurs in the Gobi by Margery Facklam( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of paleontologists, beginning with Roy Chapman Andrews in the 1920s, who have searched in the Gobi Desert for evidence of dinosaurs
Lizards : weird and wonderful by Margery Facklam( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet thriteen unusual lizards up close and see what makes them interesting
Insects by Howard Facklam( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insects make up almost 3/4 of all of the animals on earth. Insects and arachnids are presented in this book as to how they live and how they are being used for insects control and protection of our environment
Do not disturb : the mysteries of animal hibernation and sleep by Margery Facklam( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what is hibernation, what animals do it and when
Only a star by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem describing the star that was present at the first Christmas
Viruses by Howard Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors introduce the scientists who found the viruses that cause deadly diseases such as smallpox, rabies, polio, and AIDS, and you learn about the controls and vaccines developed for these diseases."--Cover
Changes in the wind : earth's shifting climate by Margery Facklam( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the factors causing changes in the earth's climate, including ocean currents, the destruction of the rain forests, and the greenhouse effect, and discusses predictions for the future
Bacteria by Howard Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and nature of bacteria, looks at the diseases they can cause, and discusses beneficial bacteria used in genetic engineering, food making, and toxic cleanup
From cell to clone : the story of genetic engineering by Margery Facklam( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses genetic engineering, particularly the history and techniques of cloning, and includes material on recombinant DNA research and test-tube babies
Who harnessed the horse? : the story of animal domestication by Margery Facklam( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and French and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the ways in which humans and animals have worked together throughout history, from the dogs that helped Stone Age people hunt to bacteria that gobble up oil spills
What does the crow know? : the mysteries of animal intelligence by Margery Facklam( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raises the issue of whether or not animals are capable of thought, learning, remembering, and creativity, with examples of animal behavior that appears to be truly intelligent
Wild animals, gentle women by Margery Facklam( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the experiences of eleven women who study animal behavior: Belle Benchley, Ruth Harkness, Jane Goodall, Kay McKeever, Hope Buyukmihci, Karen Pryor, Eugenie Clark, Dian Fossey, Biruté Galdikas, Leone Pippard, and Heather Malcolm
Frozen snakes and dinosaur bones : exploring a natural history museum by Margery Facklam( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the reader behind the scenes in a natural history museum
Plants : extinction or survival? by Howard Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the importance of germplasm and how storage banks around the world are preserving plant seeds so that plant species will not be lost through disease and environmental conditions
Pets : a comprehensive handbook for kids by Frances N Chrystie( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the care, understanding, and appreciation of many pets
Spare parts for people by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses current accomplishments in the field of replacing parts in the human body, including organ transplants, artificial organs and implants, and artificial joints and limbs
 
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The big bug book
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Bugs for lunchSpiders and their web sitesAnd then there was one : the mysteries of extinctionTracking dinosaurs in the GobiLizards : weird and wonderfulInsectsDo not disturb : the mysteries of animal hibernation and sleepOnly a star
Alternative Names
패클램, 마저리

패클럼, 마저리

팩클램, 마저리

ファクラム, M.

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