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Maynard, Christopher

Overview
Works: 222 works in 751 publications in 16 languages and 18,521 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  High interest-low vocabulary books  History  Trivia and miscellanea  Readers (Publications)  FAQs  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: TL547, 910.45
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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 1,065 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 )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,038 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
The best book of dinosaurs by Christopher Maynard( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2020 in English and held by 930 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
Jobs people do by Christopher Maynard( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 746 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
I wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transport by Christopher Maynard( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 669 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 )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 652 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 596 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
Ghosts by Christopher Maynard( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2019 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and French and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in newspaper format facts relating to the French, American, Russian, and Chinese revolutions
Bugs : a close-up view of the insect world by Christopher Maynard( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 502 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 )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 475 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 423 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 )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 372 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
The great ice age by Christopher Maynard( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses the effects of the Great Ice Age on the earth's land formations, vegetation, and animals
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 307 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 284 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
 
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Days of the knights : a tale of castles and battlesThe best book of dinosaursJobs people doI wonder why planes have wings and other questions about transportAmazing animal babiesMicro monsters : life under the microscopeAirplaneExtreme machines
Alternative Names
Māynār, Krīstūfir

Maynard Chris

Maynard Chris 1949-....

Maynard, Christopher

Maynard, Christopher 1948-

كريستوفر ماينارد، 1949-

ماينار، كريستوفر

ماينارد، كريستوفر

메이나드, 크리스 1949-

메이나드, 크리스토퍼 1949-

메이너드, 크리스 1949-

메이너드, 크리스토퍼 1949-

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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