WorldCat Identities

Burnie, David

Overview
Works: 847 works in 2,272 publications in 10 languages and 58,647 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Field guides  Encyclopedias  Instructional and educational works  Dictionaries  Informational works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Creator, Expert, Other, Collaborator, Director, coo
Classifications: QL676.2, 598
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Burnie
 
Most widely held works by David Burnie
Bird by David Burnie( Book )

70 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching
Tree by David Burnie( Book )

45 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life cycle of a tree, describes its parts, and explores legends and myths about trees
Animal by David Burnie( Book )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers photographs and information about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and invertebrates from throughout the world
Light by David Burnie( Book )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of light
Plant by David Burnie( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photo essay introduces the world of plants, including the germination of seeds, plant defenses, and uses of plants. "The most impressive feature of this book is the quality of the carefully composed images, such as the time-lapse aging of a blossom. Each superb spread contains a complete topic, including how a plant is pollinated, how seeds are spread, and surviving above the snow line. Readers of many ages can appreciate this."
How nature works by David Burnie( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in the Reader's Digest Science series, How Nature Works is designed to open up the world of natural history to children and adults with a practical, hands-on approach to nature that involves the reader in doing experiments in order to learn. All the experiments and demonstrations have been carefully planned and photographed "live" using over 700 full-color photographs. Publication date: September 1st
Flowers by David Burnie( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and life cycles of flowers and examines kinds of garden flowers, woodland flowers, desert flowers, and others
Life by David Burnie( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and color illustrations help to answer questions about life
Mammals by David Burnie( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to watch and understand mammals
Birds by Jill Bailey( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of birds and examines kinds of seashore birds, woodland birds, birds of prey, and others
Bug hunter by David Burnie( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what is involved in studying bugs and presents projects and activities for collecting and observing them
Seashore by David Burnie( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to shells, tide pools, and dunes
Predator by David Burnie( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains
Endangered planet by David Burnie( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endangered Planet is a timely examination of the state of the earth"s ecosystems. Today, humans influence every natural habitat on the planet. The consequences can be devastating--dozens of species are wiped out each year, coasts and oceans are fouled with oil spills, and grasslands and forests are destroyed to feed the appetite of modern agriculture. Endangered Planet also reveals how renewable energy, recycling, and wildlife protection will play a key role in the survival of Earth
How animals work by David Burnie( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the anatomy of many animal species and explains how their bodies work to help them survive. Covers such animals as birds, butterflies, elephants, crocodiles, and wolves, and includes color photos, illustrations, and diagrams
Bird watcher by David Burnie( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hands-on guide to the world of birds with more than 30 fun activities to do concerning nature study
Mammal by Jen Green( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of mammals, including their anatomy, where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate
The Kingfisher illustrated animal encyclopedia by David Burnie( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated encyclopedia describing the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of a variety of animals
Insect by David Burnie( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you into the incredible world of insects, from winged wonders to poisonous bugs
The animal book : a visual encyclopedia of life on Earth by David Burnie( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our world is filled with extraordinary diversity, from amoebas to zebras, from tiny toadstools to giant oaks. The wonders of the natural world are on display in The Animal Book. This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small. This tome is structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens, each stunningly photographed. A "tree of life" greets readers at the beginning of the book, charting the complex and interconnected relationships between species. Every plant and animal is presented in proportion, with in-depth spreads giving a sense of scale to each organism. Feature spreads that focus on a single specimen let children get up close and personal with the world's most fascinating animals, making The Animal Book perfect not only for homework help but to satisfy kids' curiosity about the wealth of living creatures that inhabit our world."--Amazon.com, viewed August 22, 2013
 
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Alternative Names
Berni, Dejvid

Bērnijs, Deivids

Bērnijs, Deivids, 1955-

Burne, David

Burnie, David, 1955-

Burnie, David Andrew

Burnie, David Andrew 1955-

Dēwit Bœ̄nī

Берни, Дэвид

Берни, Дэвид, 1955-

ברני, דוד

بورن، ديفيد، 1955-

ديفيد بورني، 1955-

버니, 데이비드 1955-

デヴィッド・バーニー

デビッド・バーニー

バーニー, デイヴィッド

バーニー, デビッド

バーニィ, デヴィッド

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