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Whitfield, Philip

Overview
Works: 174 works in 483 publications in 4 languages and 15,480 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Publishing director, Contributor, Redactor, Scientific advisor, Illustrator, Performer
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 1,285 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 936 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 )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 842 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 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 711 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 )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how hearing, taste and smell connect us with other human beings and the rest of the world
The rhythms of life by Edward S Ayensu( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 669 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
Digestion : fueling the system by Gordon Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the complex processes by which the body utilizes food
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 559 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 543 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
The animal family by Clive K Catchpole( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
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 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers over one hundred questions about our planet
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 461 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 425 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 )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 363 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
Evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 342 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 331 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
Why did the dinosaurs disappear? : questions about life in the past by Philip Whitfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about life in the past, including, how did life begin, what were the earliest animals like, were all dinosaurs big and fierce, did all prehistoric people live in caves, etc
 
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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 (109)

German (10)

Spanish (7)

Polish (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 evolutionAnimalsEvolution