WorldCat Identities

Keen, Martin L.

Overview
Works: 86 works in 419 publications in 10 languages and 4,718 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ10.K1282, 631.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin L Keen
The world beneath our feet; the story of soil by Martin L Keen( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to soil, its formation, importance, conservation, various kinds, and the plant and animal life found in it
How it works by Martin L Keen( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in text and diagrams, the workings of such things as batteries, television, elevators, and ballpoint pens
The how and why wonder book of the human body by Martin L Keen( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the composition and functions of the human body, including cells, muscular system, nervous system, senses, circulatory system, and the reproductive system
The how and why wonder book of science experiments by Martin L Keen( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggested experiments in three very important areas of air, sound, water, and astronomy
The how and why wonder book of magnets and magnetism by Martin L Keen( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated
Be a rockhound by Martin L Keen( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory guide to collecting and identifying rocks and minerals
The how and why wonder book of prehistoric mammals by Martin L Keen( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of prehistoric mammals, now extinct, who lived both on landand in the sea. Fossil remains of these animals are studied by scientists to determine their characteristics and habits. A chart is included to show the different eras and the animals which lived then
The how and why wonder book of the microscope and what you see by Martin L Keen( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction and use of the microscope
The how and why wonder book of chemistry by Martin L Keen( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history and principles of chemistry and includes several experiments
Let's experiment by Martin L Keen( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 150 simple home experiments grouped by such subjects as magnetism, astronomy, light, and biology
The how and why wonder book of sound by Martin L Keen( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces through text and experiments the properties of sound and discusses musical instruments, ultrasonics, and supersonics
Hunting fossils by Martin L Keen( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes fossils, where they can be found, how they are identified, and how their age is determined
The how and why wonder book of wild animals by Martin L Keen( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and Dutch and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book about many of the world's most interesting wild animals, what they look like, where they live, how they hunt, what they eat, their intelligence and means of protection, why they behave in certain ways, and thier usefulness to man
Lightning and thunder by Martin L Keen( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers to a variety of questions about storms such as: How is a thundercloud born? What is lightning made of? Where does it go? What makes the sound of thunder?
The human body by Martin L Keen( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the composition and functions of the human body, including cells, muscular system, nervous system, senses, circulatory system, and the reproductive system
The wonders of prehistoric life by Donald Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The how and why wonder book of air and water by Martin L Keen( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific principles of gases and liquids are explained by simple experiments with air and water
The how and why wonder book of electronics by Martin L Keen( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the principles of electronics accompanied by diagrams and illustrations
The wonders of the human body by Martin L Keen( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonders of space; rockets, missiles, and spacecraft by Martin L Keen( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Keen, Marin L.

Keen, Martin.

Keen, Martin Leon.

مارتن كين

Languages
English (133)

French (18)

Spanish (14)

German (12)

Dutch (9)

Italian (7)

Swedish (3)

Persian (3)

Chinese (1)

Arabic (1)