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Maynard, Christopher

Overview
Works: 208 works in 687 publications in 17 languages and 23,704 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: Q164, 507.8
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Most widely held works about Christopher Maynard
 
Most widely held works by Christopher Maynard
Pirates! : raiders of the high seas by Christopher Maynard( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,161 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 1,139 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
I wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transport by Christopher Maynard( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about transportation and vehicles, including "Do airships run on air?" and "Why don't ships sink?"
Jobs people do by Christopher Maynard( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 880 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
Kitchen science by Christopher Maynard( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains instructions for more than fifty experiments that children can perform using common items found in the kitchen
The best book of dinosaurs by Christopher Maynard( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces dinosaurs and their world, discussing such topics as their food, life cycles, means of hunting, and means of fighting and defense
Backyard science by Christopher Maynard( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encouraging readers to explore the world of science, this collection of more than 50 experiments that can be done in the backyard presents basic principles of physics, biology, and chemistry. Full-color illustrations
Extreme machines by Christopher Maynard( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 805 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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 781 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 748 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
Revolution by Christopher Maynard( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and French and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the design, performance, and statistics of a variety of high-speed aircraft, including the Blackbird, F-117 Nighthawk, and Concorde
Airplane by Christopher Maynard( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the airplanes and major pieces of equipment in an airport work and interact
Ghosts by Christopher Maynard( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Slovenian and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at ghosts--in stories, in movies, reports of sightings throughout history, fakes, and more
Sharks by Christopher Maynard( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the behavior, reproduction, and conservation of sharks, as well as other facts about these fierce hunters
Bugs : a close-up view of the insect world by Christopher Maynard( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 564 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
The young scientist book of stars & planets by Christopher Maynard( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, numerous illustrations, and suggested experiments introduce astronomy, the study of stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 496 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 )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of ghosts believed to haunt the Earth and the techniques used in ghost hunting with a discussion of possible explanations for many sightings
 
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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

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 battlesI wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transportJobs people doKitchen scienceThe best book of dinosaursBackyard scienceExtreme machinesAmazing animal babies