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Stidworthy, John 1943-

Overview
Works: 133 works in 325 publications in 6 languages and 10,213 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Maps  Miscellanea  Dictionaries  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: QL644.2, 597.9
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Most widely held works by John Stidworthy
Snakes of the world by John Stidworthy( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of the evolution and physical characteristics of snakes is followed by detailed descriptions of common species throughout the world
Simple animals by John Stidworthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the invertebrate animals which include protozoa, sponges, crabs, and octopuses
Insects by John Stidworthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and microscopic photographs introduce the physiology, reproduction, growth, and metamorphosis of insects
Plants and seeds by John Stidworthy( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and microscopic photographs introduce various forms of plant life, their methods of reproduction, and their assimilation of nutrients
Earthquakes & volcanoes by John Stidworthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at some of the visible ways that the earth can be changed in a matter of minutes, and discusses how the natural forces involved in earthquakes and volcanoes can raise mountains, build islands, change weather and help to produce varieties of plants and animals
Kangaroos and other marsupials by Lionel Bender( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the characteristics, habits, and habitats of the kangaroo and various other pouched mammals
Creepy crawlies by John Stidworthy( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about insects such as spiders, ants, bees, scorpions, butterflies, slugs and many more
Mammals by John Stidworthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces mammals which live and feed on the plains and savannahs, such as gazelles, tapirs, and kangaroos
Reptiles and amphibians by John Stidworthy( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides brief descriptions of various amphibians and reptiles
Mammals by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces predatory members of the mammal family, from leopards and cheetahs to whales and dolphins
Hibernation by John Stidworthy( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and French and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the practice of hibernation as a means for winter survival, discussing the habits of a variety of animals such as hummingbirds, bats, chipmunks, and rattlesnakes
Ponds and streams by John Stidworthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of various animals that live in or around ponds and streams
Facts on File wildlife atlas by Robin Kerrod( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different types of wildlife in the world and explains how and why each region has its own unique mix of creatures; focuses on habitats, evolution, migratory patterns, and danger of extinction
Fossils by John Stidworthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information and activities for learning how fossils contribute to our knowledge of the past
Queen Alexandra's birdwing : the world's largest butterfly by John Stidworthy( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Queen Alexandra's birdwing butterfly, including where it lives, what it needs to survive, and how it hatches from a tiny egg to grow into the world's largest butterfly
Environmentalist by John Stidworthy( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encourages the reader to examine the relationship between humans and the environment and to consider certain ecological problems. Includes projects. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
Reptiles by Joyce Pope( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of lizards, snakes, crocodiles, turtles, and other reptiles
Elephant by John Stidworthy( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a year in the life of a young African elephant as she migrates with her herd from the open grasslands to the hill country where she mates and also helps her sister raise a newborn baby
The day of the dinosaurs by John Stidworthy( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the large reptilian creatures which dominated life on earth millions of years ago
Whale by John Stidworthy( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a year in the life of a male sperm whale who lives most of the time in cold Arctic waters, except for the time he goes south to tropical waters to mate
 
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Earthquakes & volcanoesFacts on File wildlife atlasQueen Alexandra's birdwing : the world's largest butterfly