WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Maurice Charles John 1914-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 275 publications in 4 languages and 7,541 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Short stories  Folklore  Humor  Biography  Anecdotes  Picture books  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PR4854, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maurice Charles John Wilson
Eskimos by Jill Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 725 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 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Indians who inhabited the Great Plainsof the United States, describing their way of life and struggles against the white man
Lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of lions, tigers, and other members of the cat family
Plains Indians by Christopher Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Great Plains of the United States and the Indians who inhabited the land
A closer look at Arctic lands by J. L Hicks( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 308 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 282 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 269 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
Birds by Henry Pluckrose( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 231 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 held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life, teachings, and followers of Gautama Buddha
The Bedouin by Fidelity Lancaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 201 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
Raining cats and donkeys by Doreen Tovey( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 194 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
The jungle book : Mowgli's story by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the adventures of Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan
Eskimos by Kate Petty( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 180 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 )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations portray the Eskimo way of life
Plains Indians by Kate Petty( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction, in brief text and illustrations, to the history and culture of the various Indian tribes that lived on the Great Plains of North America
Plains Indians by Jane Heath( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life among the various Indian tribes living on the Great Plains
Deserts by Jill Hughes( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics of deserts around the world and the plants, animals, and people who live in such areas
Animals of the Arctic by Gwynne Vevers( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 157 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
The origins of man by John Russell Napier( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 154 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
 
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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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Languages
English (74)

French (2)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)