WorldCat Identities

Chinery, Michael

Overview
Works: 549 works in 1,381 publications in 5 languages and 26,474 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Identification guides  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Contributor, Other, Collector, Compiler, Illustrator
Classifications: QL7, 591.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Chinery
The Kingfisher illustrated encyclopedia of animals : from aardvark to zorille--and 2,000 other animals( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers detailed yet concise information on more than two thousand animals from around the globe, from protozoa to elephants, as well as special entries on animal behavior, such as adaptation and migration, and more than a thousand pictures
Predators and prey by Michael Chinery( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the many different animals, from anteaters to the great cats, that prey on other creatures in rainforests
Poisoners and pretenders by Michael Chinery( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Malay and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various defense mechanisms used by caterpillars, frogs, snakes, and other animals to fend off hungry predators
Amazing insects : images of fascinating creatures by Michael Chinery( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily lives and behavior of insects, discussing such topics as food and drink, camouflage and defense, and homes and habitats
Plants and planteaters by Michael Chinery( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Malay and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the food chain that exists in rainforests and the plants and animals that are part of it
A field guide to the insects of Britain and Northern Europe. With 60 color plates by Michael Chinery( Book )

40 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and French and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snakes by Barbara Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides facts, discusses myths, and answers commonly asked questions about snakes
A science dictionary of the plant world: an illustrated demonstration of terms used in plant biology by Michael Chinery( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines terms of plant biology and line drawings show elements of plant structure and the anatomy of insects associated with plants in pollination processes
Dictionary of animals( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged entries include information about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of over 2000 animals from all parts of the earth
Resources and conservation by Michael Chinery( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ecology of rainforests and resources from rainforests used by the indigenous people living in them
Concise color encyclopedia of nature by Michael Chinery( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grolier illustrated encyclopedia of animals : from aardvark to zorille - and 2,000 other animals( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical entries provide information on the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of over 2,000 animals
Partners and parents by Michael Chinery( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the ways that various rainforest animals mate and raise their young
How bees make honey by Michael Chinery( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and behavior of honeybees and how honey is made and harvested
People and places by Michael Chinery( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the indigenous people of rainforests throughout the world, including those found in the Amazon, Africa, and Asia
Rainforest animals by Michael Chinery( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the animals of the rain forest and how they live, including the howler monkey, toucan, and deadly arrow-poison frog
Ant by Michael Chinery( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various types of ants
Spider by Michael Chinery( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and life cycle of the spider. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Frog by Barrie Watts( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life cycle of the frog
Britain's plant galls : a photographic guide by Michael Chinery( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has been produced with the aim of stimulating the general naturalist to take a closer look at the bumps and lumps that make up the fascinating world of plant galls. Induced by a variety of insects and other organisms and ranging from tiny pimples to bizarre and often very attractive and exquisitely sculptured growths, plant galls are mystery to many people, but they offer a fascinating field of study for both botanists and zoologists. Galls can be found on a very wide range of both woody and herbaceous plants, with over 50 different kinds occurring on Britain's oak trees alone, and
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Kingfisher illustrated encyclopedia of animals : from aardvark to zorille--and 2,000 other animals
Alternative Names
Chinery, M.

Chinery, M. (Michael)

Michael Chinery Brits natuurwetenschapper

Michael Chinery English naturalist

Майкл Чайнеры

麥克·秦蕊 National Central Library, Taiwan

Languages
English (118)

French (19)

Spanish (7)

Malay (4)

Chinese (3)

Covers
Predators and preyPoisoners and pretendersAmazing insects : images of fascinating creaturesPlants and planteatersSnakesResources and conservationPartners and parentsHow bees make honey