WorldCat Identities

Sparks, John

Overview
Works: 39 works in 171 publications in 6 languages and 6,711 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Nature television programs  Television specials  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Wildlife television programs  Educational television programs  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL696.S8, 598.97
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Sparks
Owls; their natural and unnatural history by John Sparks( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguins by John Sparks( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular and appealing work which will not deeply offend the specialist (who will, indeed, find several of the good photos worthwhile). For young adult & natural history collections
The discovery of animal behaviour by John Sparks( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To accompany a series of television programmes first broadcast in 1982. First published in 1982 by William Collins Sons and Co/British Broadcasting Corporation
Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sex by John Sparks( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bird behavior by John Sparks( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the cleaning, feeding, courting, mating, and migrating habits of a variety of birds
Parrots : a natural history by John Sparks( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realms of the Russian bear : a natural history of Russia and the Central Asian Republics by John Sparks( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheer size of the former USSR defies the imagination. It covers one-sixth of the total land area of our planet and embraces eleven time zones between the border with Finland and its eastern limits, which almost meet Alaska. Straddling Europe and Asia, this mighty country boasts a wealth of natural landscapes and wildlife worthy of its vast dimensions. Realms of the Russian Bear takes its readers on a safari which begins at the Volga Delta in the south-west, with its incredible numbers of wildfowl and other waterbirds, and ends in the Russian Far East. There the mighty Steller's Sea Eagle soars over the pristine coasts of the Kamchatka peninsula, a land of smoking volcanoes and huge Brown Bears, while further south Leopards and Tigers pad through the lush semi-tropical forests of Ussuriland
The sexual connection : mating the wild way by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owls by John Sparks( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Island life by John Sparks( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many unique plants and animals that are found on isolated islands throughout the world
The air around us by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects on living organisms of the earth's least visible but most important natural resource
Planet Earth : earth's atmosphere and crust by John Sparks( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart : nature in cities and islands by John A Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals in danger by John Sparks( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attenborough in paradise by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough goes in search of his childhood dream - to see and photograph the birds of paradise in their natural habitat in the forests of New Guinea
Life on earth a natural history by David Attenborough( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the development and natural history of the major life forms found on Earth and illustrates each with specific examples
Le Comportement des oiseaux by Jeremiah Sparks( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Discovery of animal behaviour( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how naturalists, environmentalists and scientists have uncovered the secrets of why animals behave as they do. Presents a unique look at the work of Darwin, Pavlov, Lorenz, Morgan and other famed scientists and how their work improved man's understanding of himself through a knowledge of the social interactions of animals
A question of learning( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses research into how animals learn, including the work of Pavlov, Thorndike, Watson, Skinner, Thorpe and Harlow. Explores Pavlov's and Skinner's use of the reward system versus the evolutionary theory of behavior
Pengin ni natta fushigina tori( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sex
Alternative Names
スパークス, ジョン

Languages
English (130)

Spanish (6)

Japanese (5)

French (4)

Dutch (3)

German (1)

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Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sexParrots : a natural historyOwls