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Bright, Michael

Overview
Works: 198 works in 704 publications in 10 languages and 22,575 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Producer, Publishing director, Author of screenplay, Editor, Director, Contributor, Creator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Bright
1001 natural wonders you must see before you die by Michael Bright( Book )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel--Guidebook
Sharks by Michael Bright( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presenting the latest finding from international shark researchers, Sharks is an engaging introduction to these near-perfect predators. The book describes the broad range of living sharks, explores their biology and behavior, and dispels the myths. Illustrated with over 100 of the best shark images from around the world, Sharks reveals these creatures to be far more than just mindless killing machines."--Page 4 of cover
Dolphins by Michael Bright( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores current research into the lives of dolphins and reflects on the scientific community's fascination with dolphins
Animal language by Michael Bright( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the BBC Radio 4 series, Animal language
The dying sea by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how abuse of the sea by humans threatens ocean life, and, if not controlled, may ultimately threaten the survival of the planet
Pollution and wildlife by Michael Bright( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various types of pollution and their impact on insects, animals, fish, and birds
Wild Caribbean : the hidden wonders of the world's most famous islands by Michael Bright( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In our minds the Caribbean is the embodiment of Paradise. We need only close our eyes to see clearly the sparkling turquoise waters, white beaches, and lush tropical forests. Yet hidden just beyond this familiar scene is another world--the wild Caribbean, where attentive travelers may encounter butterflies with see-through wings or colorful bird colonies, prehistoric iguanas or silver waterfalls, smoking volcanoes or secret orchids in the forest. This book is a gorgeously illustrated exploration and celebration of the wildlife and wild places of the Caribbean. It encompasses all the principal islands as well as the mainland areas bordering the Sea, and its Gazetteer is crammed with useful tips to help travelers choose locations to visit and the best time of year to do so. The book introduces diverse natural habitats--reefs; white, pink, and black sand beaches; underground caverns; mangroves; salt ponds; desert islands, bubbling sulfur springs; and more--and offers rare insights into the amazingly varied animals and plants of the wild Caribbean. Combining practical travel information with fascinating scientific facts, Wild Caribbean reveals a natural world more magical than we could have imagined. Active travelers and armchair tourists alike will find the volume irresistible. - A companion volume to the four-part television series appearing on the Travel Channel
Whales and dolphins by Robin Kerrod( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an insight into the lives of whales and dolphins, our closest living relatives in the underwater world
Killing for luxury by Michael Bright( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the senseless slaughter of wildlife for the gourmet food and furrier markets
Bears and pandas by Michael Bright( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at all aspects of bear and panda life and behavior
Mountain gorilla by Michael Bright( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the largest living primate, the gentle and shy mountain gorilla, now threatened with extinction because of the systematic destruction of its habitat
Giant panda by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses some of the reasons for the decline of the panda and efforts being made to save pandas
The greenhouse effect by Michael Bright( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the greenhouse effect, the gases that cause it, how it affects the environment, ways to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, and alternative, cleaner sources of energy
Polar bear by Michael Bright( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses past and present treatment of the endangered polar bear and examines current efforts to protect it in its natural habitat
Alligators and crocodiles by Michael Bright( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes efforts to save the dwindling alligator and crocodile populations from extinction. Includes facts on the appearance and daily activities of various species
Tropical rainforest by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what rainforests are and why they are important, how they are being destroyed, the effects of such deforestation on the environment, and what is being done to halt the destruction
Whales by Michael Bright( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information on whales, their habits and their habitats
The ozone layer by Michael Bright( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the nature and importance of the ozone layer, how it is most likely damaged, and what measures are being taken to protect it
Wild horses by Michael Bright( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history and description of the wild horses throughout the world
Saving the whale by Michael Bright( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the difficulties of preserving whales from extinction despite overfishing and unnecessary slaughter
 
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1001 natural wonders you must see before you die
Alternative Names
Bright, M.

Bright, M. (Michael)

בריט, מיקל

브라이트, 마이클

ブライト, マイケル

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SharksDolphinsWild Caribbean : the hidden wonders of the world's most famous islandsWhales and dolphinsBears and pandasThe ozone layerWild horses