WorldCat Identities

Penny, Malcolm

Overview
Works: 188 works in 424 publications in 5 languages and 15,977 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Identification guides  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Director, Scenarist, Producer
Classifications: QL737.U63, 599.728
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Malcolm Penny
Rhinos : endangered species by Malcolm Penny( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the diet, daily routine, population status, breeding habits, and social behavior of each of the five rhino families
Giant panda : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threats by Malcolm Penny( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits and behavior of giant pandas at different stages of their lives, as well as threats to their continued survival
Polar bear : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threats by Malcolm Penny( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits and behavior of polar bears during the different stages of their lives, as well as threats they face and efforts to protect them
How plants grow by Malcolm Penny( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the growth and development of various plants
Protecting wildlife by Malcolm Penny( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how increasing human population and land development are destroying natural habitats and how national parks, wildlife reserves, and changes in behavior are helping to save nature
Black rhino : habitats, life cycle, food chains, threats by Malcolm Penny( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, eating and mating habits, and the threats they face and what is being done to protect them
Golden eagle : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threats by Malcolm Penny( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of the golden eagle
Endangered species : our impact on the planet by Malcolm Penny( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of actions by mankind which have resulted in extinct and endangered species, as well as past and present human efforts in support of wildlife and habitat conservation
How bats see in the dark by Malcolm Penny( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about bats and, in particular, about how they use their unique radar to find food and navigate in the air
Zebra : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threats by Malcolm Penny( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of zebras, striped horse-like animals that live only in Africa
Discovering spiders by Malcolm Penny( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes where spiders live, how they spin webs, hunt for food, reproduce, and survive in a dangerous world
Endangered animal[s] by Malcolm Penny( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the reasons some animals have become extinct, the current factors which may lead to extinction of more species, and possible solutions
The polar seas by Malcolm Penny( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the geography, plants, animals, trade, and resources of the polar seas. The Seas and Oceans series covers all the major bodies of water that cover three-quarters of the planet's surface. Information is given on selected mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates found above and below the surface of each sea and ocean. Detailed maps show the landmasses that surround and the islands that populate each expanse of water. Each book also shows how the respective sea or ocean has influenced the societies that live around it
The food chain by Malcolm Penny( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic structure of a food chain, and looks at examples in the backyard, a lake, a tidal pool, the Arctic tundra, the African plains, a coral reef, and a rain forest
Discovering beetles by Malcolm Penny( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics, habits, habitat, and life cycle of beetles and how some beetles help humans by eating pests that destroy crops while other beetles destroy crops, injure trees, and damage furniture
Animal migration by Malcolm Penny( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the reasons for animal migration and describes the migratory habits of a variety of birds, insects, and other animals
The Indian Ocean by Malcolm Penny( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines various aspects of the world's third largest ocean, covering its geographic features, plant and animal life, human inhabitants, natural resources, and environmental problems." -- T.p. verso
Bears by Malcolm Penny( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to bears, how they live, why they are becoming endangered, and what is being done to reverse this trend
Our environment by Malcolm Penny( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses current environmental concerns such as recycling, waste disposal, and preservation of natural resources
The birds of Seychelles and the outlying islands by Malcolm Penny( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black rhino : habitats, life cycle, food chains, threats
Alternative Names
Penny, Malcolm

ペニー, マルコム

Languages
English (103)

French (9)

Japanese (2)

Arabic (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Polar bear : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threatsHow plants growBlack rhino : habitats, life cycle, food chains, threatsGolden eagle : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threatsEndangered species : our impact on the planetHow bats see in the darkZebra : habitats, life cycles, food chains, threatsThe polar seas