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Mattison, Christopher

Overview
Works: 10 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 1,047 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Field guides  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Mattison
Snake by Chris Mattison( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to more than 3,000 snakes from a round the world. Physical and behavioral characteristics of these creatures are presented, with the most up-to-date information available about snakes' habitats, reproductive behavior, feeding practices, defense mechanisms, and much more. A complete, detailed directory lists all species of the 18 snake families; the special "Fact Files" section gives at-a-glance information about every featured snake
The encyclopedia of snakes by Chris Mattison( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The subject of this narrative is the generic snake. Intended for amateur herpetologists and general naturalists the work treats the origin, evolution and classification of snakes and then discusses morphology and function, how and where snakes live (habitat, adaptations and world patterns), feeding, defense, and reproduction. A chapter deals with the relationships of snakes and humans, and there are sections on taxonomy and classification with minimum information on individual species
Poetry and conflict by Beidao( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edited by Gilbert C. F. Fong, Shelby K. Y. Chan, Lucas Klein, Bei Dao, Christopher Mattison, and Chris Song, the Poetry and Conflict twenty-two volume box set is an extended edition of the single-volume anthology. Included are twenty-two pocket-sized paperbacks and a complimentary USB (incl. video clips and photos of the previous IPNHK) encased in a fine paper box, containing works by each of the poets included in the anthology, accompanied by English and/or Chinese translations. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations. Each of the twenty-two volumes can be purchased separately."--From publisher's website
Frogs and toads by Christopher Mattison( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the smooth, damp animals that leap about to the warty species that tend to run or walk, this book is a guide to these popular and charismatic creatures. Chris Mattison describes the evolution and classification of frogs and toads, highlighting distinctive and notable species and providing detailed information about each of the 49 recognized families. He describes their eventful life cycle, diverse habitats, and the various methods they use to attract mates and hunt for food. The book also explores frogs' interaction with humans, from modern day collection for the meat trade, scientific research, and the trade in exotic pets, to how their survival is threatened by over-exploration, habitat destruction, climate change, and disease
Letters to Yakub by Gleb Shulʹpi︠a︡kov( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snakes by Christopher Mattison( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-use and authoritative guide to over 220 species of snake from around the world, each entry specially selected to show the diversity of size, shape and colour of these respected creatures. There are about 2,500 species of snakes in the world, and the majority of these can be found in warmer parts of Europe, North America, southern Africa, southeast Asia and Australia. Of these often beautiful creatures, about 400 are some of the most venomous creatures in the world, and over 100 of them are deadly to humans. Arranged into 15 families of most closely related species, this book will guide you through each one. Details are given of: - Size and shape- Senses- Feeding- Self-defence- Camouflage- Reproduction- Habitats- Conservation Each entry is illustrated with a full-colour photograph, and there is an ID factfile to help enable quick and accurate idenitification. Packed full of fascinating information, Collins Gem Snakes is the perfect introduction for any budding herpatologist
Animal fact files by Christopher Mattison( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fireproof box by Gleb Shulʹpi︠a︡kov( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con rubato by Christopher Mattison( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of snakes by Chris Mattison( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The subject of this narrative is the generic snake. Intended for amateur herpetologists and general naturalists the work treats the origin, evolution and classification of snakes and then discusses morphology and function, how and where snakes live (habitat, adaptations and world patterns), feeding, defense, and reproduction. A chapter deals with the relationships of snakes and humans, and there are sections on taxonomy and classification with minimum information on individual species
 
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Snake
Alternative Names
Ma, desong

Mattison, Kristofer

馬德松

Languages
English (40)

Covers
The encyclopedia of snakesFrogs and toadsSnakesAnimal fact filesA fireproof box