WorldCat Identities

Mattison, Chris

Overview
Works: 11 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 3,059 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Identification guides  Juvenile works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: QL666.O6, 597.96
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Chris Mattison
The care of reptiles and amphibians in captivity by Christopher Mattison( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook providing information on how to make a start in the hobby and principles of general care, handling, feeding and breeding for over 200 species
300 frogs : a visual reference to frogs and toads from around the world by Christopher Mattison( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores three hundred species, subspecies, and forms of frogs and toads and describes key aspects of their natural history, form, and distribution
Snake by Chris Mattison( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 449 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
Frogs and toads by Christopher Mattison( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 109 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 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal fact files by Christopher Mattison( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snakes by Christopher Mattison( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fireproof box by Gleb Shulʹpi︠a︡kov( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and conflict by Beidao( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 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
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 0 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.--
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.18 for 300 frogs ... to 0.76 for Poetry and ...)

The care of reptiles and amphibians in captivity
Alternative Names
Mattison, Kristofer

Languages
English (50)

Covers
300 frogs : a visual reference to frogs and toads from around the worldSnakeFrogs and toadsAnimal fact filesSnakesA fireproof box