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Lewington, Anna

Overview
Works: 36 works in 143 publications in 7 languages and 5,521 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Maps  Popular works  History  Children's maps 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Anna Lewington
Plants for people by Anna Lewington( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the plant-derived materials that are found in everything from car tires to toothpaste, and looks at the uses native people make of plants
Atlas of rain forests : Anna Lewington by Anna Lewington( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores rainforests in different areas of the world, and looks at the unique peoples, animals, and plants that populate them
Ancient trees : trees that live for 1000 years by Anna Lewington( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates some of the oldest living trees on earth, from the redwoods in California to the banyan trees in China
Rain forest Amerindians by Anna Lewington( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Amerindians and their continuing struggle to preserve their way of life and maintain their cultural identity in the modern world. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Antonio's rain forest by Anna Lewington( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy describes his home in the Brazilian rainforest. Includes information on the discovery, manufacture, and uses of rubber
What do we know about the Amazonian Indians? by Anna Lewington( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about the indigenous people of Amazon region, their religion, language, customs, and culture, in words and pictures. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
People of the rain forests by Anna Lewington( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, plant and animal life, mineral resources, destruction, and environmental protection of the world's rain forests and how people live in this ecosystem
Mexico by Anna Lewington( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Danish and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geography, peoples, history, and economy of the different regions of Mexico
Brazil by Anna Lewington( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how Brazil is coping with the challenges of economic development. Provides background on climate, settlement, and development since the colonial era, and then focuses on the five main regions and their specific populations, social conditions, and economies. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Ancient trees : trees that live for a thousand years by Edward Parker( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates some of the oldest living trees on Earth, from the redwoods in California to the banyan trees in China
A review of the importation of medicinal plants and plant extracts into Europe by Anna Lewington( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do we know about Amazonian Indians? by Anna Lewington( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arbres millénaires : ces arbres qui nous fascinent ... by Anna Lewington( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre magnifiquement illustré présente 25 espèces d'arbres anciens: taille, âge, importance religieuse, culturelle et historique, mythes et légendes les concernant, statut de conservation, etc. [SDM]
Eeuwenoude bomen : bomen die 1000 jaar leven by Anna Lewington( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alte Bäume : Naturdenkmäler aus aller Welt by Anna Lewington( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine faszinierende und umfassende Darstellung einiger der ältesten, lebenden Bewohner der Erde - von den Redwoods in Kalifornien bis hin zu den Ginkgobäumen in China. Über 25 Baumarten aus der ganzen Welt sind hier verzeichnet mit Informationen über Größe, Alter und Vorkommen und einem kulturellen, historischen oder religiösen Text
Unsere ältesten Bäume : Naturdenkmäler aus aller Welt( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rough science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two physicists, a botanist, a biologist, and a chemist are transported to an isolated island where they must work together to solve a series of challenges. Removed from their laboratories full of high-tech instruments and extensive supplies, they must rely on their collective knowledge, ingenuity and cooperation to accomplish their goals. They are given three days to complete their tasks and, with the exception of a rudimentary tool kit, must use only indigenous materials to do so. The series shows the underlying principles that the scientists draw from in order to solve the challenges." In Mediterrean mystery, the scientists must work out their exact latitude and longitude, manufacture an insect repellent from scratch, and improvise a radio from an old saucepan. In Simmering shutterbugs, can our scientists improvise a low tech camera and film, make a compass, and dye a flag. In Power supplies, 2 scientists go head to head in a race to generate power, while 2 others set about building a pharmacy. In Sustenance and sayonara, the scientists use their skills to put food on the table, and to make soap and toothpaste
Folk i regnskove by Anna Lewington( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hva har en mbuti-pygmé, en minearbeider fra kobberminene på Papua Ny Guinea og en forsker i medisinplanter i Amazonas i Brasil til felles? De bor alle iverdens mest fuktige og fruktbare områder - regnskogene. I denne boken kan du lese om hvordan disse og mange andre mennesker lever og arbeider i verdens regnskoger, og om hvordan de har tilpasset seg sine omgivelser. Man får et bilde av hvordan folks hjem, arbeid, transport og fritidsaktiviteter påvirkes og formes av det varme og fuktige miljøet. Først i boken plasseres de ulike regnskogene i verden på kartet, med tekst og fargebilder, og en beskrivelse av det som særpreger hver enkelt av dem. Deretter følger kapitler om de forskjellige folkeslagenes historie, arbeid, transport, kommunikasjon, byggeskikker, dagligliv, turisme og fritid. Til slutt et kapittel om framtidsutsiktene. Inneholder ord- og litteraturliste samt stikkordregister
Brasilien by Anna Lewington( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Danish and Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regnskovens indianere by Anna Lewington( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Plants for people
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Atlas of rain forests : Anna LewingtonAncient trees : trees that live for 1000 yearsRain forest AmerindiansAntonio's rain forestWhat do we know about the Amazonian Indians?People of the rain forestsMexicoBrazil
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ルウィントン, アンナ

レウィントン, アンナ

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