WorldCat Identities

Fichter, George S.

Overview
Works: 116 works in 340 publications in 3 languages and 16,951 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Field guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Publishing director
Classifications: QH96, 597
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George S Fichter
The fresh & salt water fishes of the world by Edward C Migdalski( Book )

26 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treats "the generally accepted orders and families..., family characteristics...Geared primarily for popular consumption"-- Author's notes. The work is arranged in biosystematic order and is indexed. Also contains saltwater and freshwater records for largest type of fish caught. Gives weight, length, girth, where caught, when, angler. Published 1976
Insect pests by George S Fichter( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes more than 350 pests that are found in middle North America. The illustrations, skillfully rendered by Nicholas Strekalovsky, will help identify the pest, its life stages and the kind of damage it does
The space shuttle by George S Fichter( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the conception of the space shuttle, its construction, its functions, and its potential for future space travel
Pond life; a guide to common plants and animals of North American ponds and lakes by George Kell Reid( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook describing and illustrating some of the common animals and plants found in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and marshes
How the Plains Indians lived by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the way of life of the Plains Indians before the coming of the white man, including hunting, farming, clothing, customs, crafts, and the importance of the buffalo in their life
American Indian music and musical instruments : with instructions for making the instruments by George S Fichter( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes every category of Indian music from war chants to music for curing illnesses. Includes instructions and diagrams for making Indian musical instruments, as well as the music and words for a number of Indian songs
Turtles, toads, and frogs by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies many types of turtles, describing physical characteristics, habits, and habitats
Comets and meteors by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines and describes comets and meteors, including such famous comets as the recurring Halley's comet, and tells how to look for them
Poisonous snakes by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the best known of the poisonous snakes, which use poison mainly for killing or paralyzing their prey, as an aid to digestion, and for protection
Cells by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the discovery of cells, their structure and functions, and new experiments in DNA research
Bees, wasps, and ants by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FActs about these insects with close up illustrations
Cardinals, robins, and other birds by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the natural habitat, physical characteristics, and behavior of several common birds, including American goldfinches, European starlings, and Carolina wrens
Karts and karting by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin of the sport of karting, type of engine and car used, racing events, and the popularity this sport now enjoys
Butterflies and moths by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance and behavior of a variety of butterflies and moths
Whales and other marine mammals by George S Fichter( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief survey of the major groups and species of marine mammals which rank among the most intelligent of all animals
Starfish, seashells, and crabs by George S Fichter( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the habitat, characteristics and behaviour of starfish, crabs, and seashells such as the periwinkle, cone shell, and conch. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Snakes and lizards by George S Fichter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the varieties of snakes and lizards
Snakes around the world by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics and habits of snakes and describes various species of these reptiles
Racquetball by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the rules and basic strategy of racquetball and discusses the necessary equipment and ways of improving one's game
Poisonous animals by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines different types of animals that are poisonous, either through their bite, sting, or touch
 
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Turtles, toads, and frogs
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Pond life; a guide to common plants and animals of North American ponds and lakesTurtles, toads, and frogsBees, wasps, and antsCardinals, robins, and other birdsWhales and other marine mammalsSnakes and lizards
Alternative Names
Fichter, G. S.

Fichter, George 1922-1993

Fichter, George Siebert

Fichter, George Siebert, 1922-

Fichter, George Siebert 1922-1993

Fichter, Georges S.

Languages
English (94)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)