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Wilson, Maurice Charles John 1914-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 245 publications in 6 languages and 7,758 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Short stories  History  Folklore  Humor  Biography  Anecdotes  Adventure stories  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PR4854, FIC
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Most widely held works by Maurice Charles John Wilson
Plains Indians by Jill Hughes( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Great Plains of the United States and the Indians who inhabited the land
Eskimos by Jill Hughes( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays aspects of Eskimo life such as food, housing, clothing, work roles, hunting methods, recreations, and changing ways
Arctic lands by Jill Hughes( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the animals that live under harsh tundra conditions and the plants that provide their food
Lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of lions, tigers, and other members of the cat family
A closer look at Arctic lands by J. L Hicks( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the formation and climate of Arctic lands and discusses the plants, animals, and Eskimos that have adapted to the tundra
A closer look at lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the habitat and behavior of lions and tigers, with some attention to snow leopards, jaguars, and cheetahs
A closer look at grasslands by Catherine Horton( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the plant and animal life of the world's grasslands, which make up almost a quarter of the world's land area
The Bedouin by Fidelity Lancaster( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life, history, customs, and changing world of the two and one half million Arabic-speaking nomads in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, other countries of the Arabian peninsula, and North Africa
Birds by Robin Kerrod( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the characteristics and habitats of a variety of birds
The Buddha by F. W Rawding( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and Dutch and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life, teachings, and followers of Gautama Buddha
The jungle book : the Mowgli stories by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a young boy raised by the animals in an Indian jungle
Eskimos by Kate Petty( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations describe the natural environment, culture, and day-to-day life of the Eskimo
Eskimos by Maurice Charles John Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations portray the Eskimo way of life
Raining cats and donkeys by Doreen Tovey( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts the trials, tribulations, and rewards of living in a small English village with her two contrary Siamese cats and one emotional but lovable donkey
Animals of the Arctic by Gwynne Vevers( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the creatures of the Arctic--wolves, muskoxen, Arctic foxes, seals, caribou, hares, birds and insects - and how they adjust to their environment
Horses by Joyce Pope( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces members of the horse family and notes the ways in which man uses donkeys, horses, and ponies
The origins of man by John Russell Napier( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains man's evolution from the first primates and traces his development as he learns to use his hands, make tools, hunt, use his spare time, and develop agriculture
Birds by Maurice Charles John Wilson( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables from Aesop by Ennis Rees( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of familiar short moral tales
Amazonian Indians by Stephen Hugh-Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Barasana Indians of the Amazon River Basin and their life style which, due to their isolated environment, is very much like that of their ancestors
 
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The jungle book : the Mowgli stories
Alternative Names
Wilson, M. 1914-

Wilson, M. (Maurice), 1914-

Wilson, Maurice 1914-

Wilson, Maurice 1914-1987

Wilson, Maurice Charles John.

Wilson, Maurice Charles John 1914-

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