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Whitfield, Philip

Overview
Works: 169 works in 469 publications in 6 languages and 15,787 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Contributor, Publishing director, Redactor, Scientific advisor, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: QL7, 612
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Whitfield
Macmillan illustrated animal encyclopedia( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes brief entries on and illustrations of nearly 2000 animals in the categories: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fishes
The Human body explained : a guide to understanding the incredible living machine( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores human physiology with sections on the various systems of the body
The Simon & Schuster encyclopedia of animals : a visual who's who of the world's creatures by Dr. Phillip Whitfield( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This catalogue of the animal world depicts species in detail, mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, and amphibians
From so simple a beginning : the book of evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and more than 500 illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and ecological role of predatory animals
Hearing, taste, and smell : pathways of perception by Philip Whitfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how hearing, taste and smell connect us with other human beings and the rest of the world
Digestion : fueling the system by Gordon Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the complex processes by which the body utilizes food
The rhythms of life by Edward S Ayensu( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with the rhythms of daily life, the book then shifts, taking a longer view to show how the rhythms of the cosmos affect the lives of all the creatures on earth ... The book looks in detail at biological clocks and what makes them tick. Then it studies particular aspects of life, including reproduction, growth, feeding, sleeping, and moving in order to discover the rhythms and cycles that underlie each"--Publisher description
Macmillan children's guide to dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Philip Whitfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the prehistoric animals that lived in various areas of the world during the different geological periods, from the Triassic through the Cretaceous
Why do the seasons change? : questions on nature's rhythms and cycles by Philip Whitfield( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and German and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to frequently asked questions on the mysteries of nature
Animals( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volumes dedicated to mammals, birds and reptiles, and amphibians organize articles by taxonomic categories, and describes the physical characteristics, behavior, feeding habits, and conservation status of each animal
Why do volcanoes erupt? : questions about our unique planet answered by Philip Whitfield with the Natural History Museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in German and English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers over one hundred questions about our planet
The animal family by Clive Catchpole( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
The biology of parasitism : an introduction to the study of associating organisms by Philip Whitfield( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate associations between organisms; Structural aspects of the association interface; Nutrient exchanges in associations; Physiological and regulatory interactions between associates; Behavioural aspects of organism associations; The ecology and evolution of intimate associations
Can the whales be saved? : questions about the natural world and the threats to its survival answered by the Natural History Museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers present information about the balance of nature, and the ways that human behavior affects this delicate system
Why do our bodies stop growing? : questions about human anatomy answered by the natural history museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers present information about the human body, its parts, and functions
Biomes and habitats by Philip Whitfield( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains where plants and animals live, why they exist where they do, and traces the vital geographical dimensions of natural history in maps
The robot zoo by John Kelly( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutaway images of robots and their animal partners explore the intricacies of each of the animals depicted, using a mechanical approach to explain the digestive and circulatory systems, movement, and adaptation process
Evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and color photographs examine the early theories of evolution, the work of Darwin, fossils, DNA, and the effects of evolution on us and the future
Atlas of earth mysteries by Marcus Würmli( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author focuses on the most bizarre mysteries of the earth such as plate tectonics, gravity, weather, fossils, and migration of animals
 
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The Simon & Schuster encyclopedia of animals : a visual who's who of the world's creatures
Alternative Names
Vaitfīlds, Filips

Wāytfīld, Fīlīb 1944-

Whitfield, P.

Whitfield, P. 1944-

Whitfield, P. (Philip)

Whitfield, Phil 1944-

Whitfield, Phil Dr

Whitfield, Philip.

Whitfield Philip J.

Whitfield, Philip J. 1944-

Whitfield, Philip John

Whitfield, Philip John 1944-

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Languages
English (111)

German (12)

Spanish (8)

Japanese (2)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

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The Simon & Schuster encyclopedia of animals : a visual who's who of the world's creaturesFrom so simple a beginning : the book of evolutionMacmillan children's guide to dinosaurs and other prehistoric animalsAnimalsThe robot zooEvolution