WorldCat Identities

Hamberger, John

Overview
Works: 46 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 7,705 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Hamberger
The Macmillan book of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures by Mary Elting( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and discusses how scientists have pieced together information about these animals by studying their fossilized remains
Little whale by Ann McGovern( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of a humpback whale from the time of her birth when she weighs almost a ton to adulthood five years later
Can you find the animal? by Wilda S Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains how animals protect themselves from enemies by blending with their background
The Magic world of words : a very first dictionary( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical list of 1500 common words with meanings, explanatory sentences, and illustrations for those words considered "conceptual."
Squirrel book by Eugene Kinkead( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanishing wings; a tale of three birds of prey by Griffing Bancroft( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of an eagle, osprey, and a falcon and discusses the effects of environmental pollutants on their survival
Animals of the sea by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentially a gallery of marine animals from the plankton-eating clam to the ""shark [which] eats the tuna which eats the codfish which eats the herring which eats the plankton"" . . .and on to the great blue whale (also a plankton eater) and such bizarre "deep down" creatures as the gulper and grasshopper fish. Even the simplest Selsam text does more than enumerate, and the food chain is a unifying concept here ...."--Kirkus
The truth about gorillas by Susan Meyers( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the fierce looking but actually shy, gentle gorilla of central Africa
The hidden magic of seeds by Dorothy Edwards Shuttlesworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds and uses of seeds, what they are, and how they grow and move. Makes suggestions for planting seeds in home gardens
Raccoons by Bernice Kohn Hunt( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the bushy-tailed, masked, mischievous raccoon
Sea otter by Jane Annixter( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and life cycle of a sea otter in the north Pacific
Chipmunks by Bernice Kohn Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various genera of chipmunks and their habits and life cycles
Pet birds by Joan Joseph( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different breeds of birds available as pets and the care, food, and housing they require
Watchers in the wild : the new science of ethology by Daniel Cohen( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of various animals in their natural habitats includes the stickleback, herring gull, jackdaw, greylag goose, baboon, gorilla, and chimpanzee
Prairie dogs in prairie dog town by Irmengarde Eberle( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles life in a prairie dog village showing how a mother raises her litter and educates them to life in the prairie community
The penguin book by Margaret Rau( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the habits and behavior of fifteen existing species of penguins
This is the day by John Hamberger( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One special February day all the forest animals go to the groundhog's burrow to see if he will come out
Wild turkeys by Julian May( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, habits, and characteristics of wild turkeys and the breeding of domestic turkeys
Noises in the woods by Judi Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to follow sounds to find forest animals during the day and at night and identifies the makers of some familiar sounds
Animal territories by Daniel Cohen( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how various animals, including man, stake out and defend their territory. Discusses the effects of overcrowding on territorial behavior
 
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Languages
English (43)