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Maynard, Christopher

Overview
Works: 199 works in 650 publications in 12 languages and 18,765 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Readers (Publications)  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  FAQs  Trivia and miscellanea 
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Most widely held works by Christopher Maynard
Pirates! : raiders of the high seas by Christopher Maynard( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives and activities of pirates
Days of the knights : a tale of castles and battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a day in the life of a medieval lord as he runs the land over which he holds power. Slashing swords, shining armor, knights locked in deadly battle - the mighty castle is under siege! These 48-page books about fascinating subjects like pirates, mummies, and volcanoes are for proficient readers who can understand a rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure. In addition to the stunning photographs, informative sidebars, and glossary, readers will find archival photographs and paintings. Averaging 4,500 to 5,000 words in length, Level 4 books are 40 percent pictures and 40 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4
Jobs people do by Christopher Maynard( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs of real people at work as well as authentic detailed costumes present the key aspects of over fifty occupations
Extreme machines by Christopher Maynard( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the most powerful and unusual vehicles used today, including the dragster, rocket plane, and stretch limo
Amazing animal babies by Christopher Maynard( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a variety of baby animals, discussing how they learn, feed, grow, and survive
Micro monsters : life under the microscope by Christopher Maynard( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the hidden world of very small creatures that live around us and even inside us, including fleas, bedbugs, itch mites, and more
Airplane by Christopher Maynard( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the airplanes and major pieces of equipment in an airport work and interact
I wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transport by Christopher Maynard( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about transportation and vehicles, including "Do airships run on air?" and "Why don't ships sink?" Suggested level: primary
Revolution by Christopher Maynard( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and French and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in newspaper format facts relating to the French, American, Russian, and Chinese revolutions
Ghosts by Christopher Maynard( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at ghosts--in stories, in movies, reports of sightings throughout history, fakes, and more
Bugs : a close-up view of the insect world by Christopher Maynard( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of a variety of insects
Sharks by Christopher Maynard( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the behavior, reproduction, and conservation of sharks, as well as other facts about these fierce hunters
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
All about ghosts by Christopher Maynard( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates earliest reports of ghosts as well as modern theories and research
Why do volcanoes erupt? : questions children ask about the earth by Christopher Maynard( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about various aspects of our planet in answer to such questions as "Why do stars twinkle," "Why are there mountains," and "Why do earthquakes happen?"
Science fun at home by Christopher Maynard( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Be a scientist in your own home using everyday supplies and ingredients to carry out all kinds of amazing experiments"--Page 4 of cover
Incredible little monsters by Christopher Maynard( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes unusual characteristics of reptiles and sea animals including geckos, iguanas, and blue-spotted rays
Incredible dinosaurs by Christopher Maynard( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes unusual characteristics of dinosaurs, including a hook-beaked Triceratops, a Compsognathus which was no bigger than a chicken, and a Barosaurus as long as three buses
1001 facts about rocks and minerals by Sue Fuller( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated reference guide that provides information about the formation, composition, and properties of numerous rocks and minerals. A world of knowledge at your child's fingertips! Small enough to carry in your bag, but big enough to provide all the answers you'll ever need, Backpack Books are jam-packed with thousands of fascinating facts that have been researched and written by experts. More than 550 illustrations and photographs in each book help bring knowledge-on kids' favorite subjects-to life!
 
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Pirates! : raiders of the high seas
Alternative Names
Māynār, Krīstūfir

Maynard, Chris

Maynard Chris 1949-....

Maynard, Christopher

Maynard, Christopher 1948-

كريستوفر ماينارد، 1949-

ماينار، كريستوفر

ماينارد، كريستوفر

메이나드, 크리스

메이나드, 크리스토퍼

메이너드, 크리스토퍼

メイナード, クリストファー

メナード, クリストファー

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Days of the knights : a tale of castles and battlesJobs people doExtreme machinesAmazing animal babiesMicro monsters : life under the microscopeAirplaneI wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transportRevolution