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Batten, Mary

Overview
Works: 38 works in 105 publications in 2 languages and 7,513 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
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Most widely held works by Mary Batten
Hungry plants by Mary Batten( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and behaviour of various carnivorous plants, including the Venus flytrap, sundew, pitcher plant and bladderwort
Aliens from Earth : when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Mary Batten( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans
Anthropologist : scientist of the people by Mary Batten( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily lives and customs of the Aché people, one of the few hunter-gatherers societies left in the world, based on the studies of anthropologist Magdalena Hurtado
Wild cats by Mary Batten( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the world's big cats, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, and some more unusual varieties. They roar. They claw. They stalk. They pounce. The wild cats of the world are beautiful, but also deadly. From ferocious lions, speedy cheetahs, and cagey tigers to unusual sand cats and clouded leopards, Wild Cats takes you into the wild
Baby wolf by Mary Batten( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a wolf pup grows through its first year with its siblings and other members of its pack
Please don't wake the animals : a book about sleep by Mary Batten( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to animal sleeping habits
Hey, daddy! : animal fathers and their babies by Mary Batten( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the important roles that some animal fathers play in the development of their offspring, with examples of specific kinds of birds, mammals, and other creatures that thrive under a father's care
Who has a belly button? by Mary Batten( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces what belly buttons are, how they are formed, and how they differ on the people and animals who have them
The winking, blinking sea : all about bioluminescence by Mary Batten( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains bioluminescence in ocean life, giving examples of sea creatures that glow, such as ostracods, Bermuda fire worms, and flashlight fish
The tropical forest: ants, ants, animals, & plants by Mary Batten( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the interrelation of plant and animal life in a tropical forest. Grades 5 - up
Sexual strategies : how females choose their mates by Mary Batten( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extinct! : creatures of the past by Mary Batten( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes giant bugs, birds, and mammals that lived long ago and became extinct during the last Ice Age, discusses the extinction of more recent animals, and examines efforts to protect endangered species
Discovery by chance; science and the unexpected by Mary Batten( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the contributions of ten scientists whose conclusions drawn from observation of unexpected phenomena greatly influenced scientific development
Nature's tricksters : animals and plants that aren't what they seem by Mary Batten( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the use of trickery and camouflage by many animal species to protect themselves, to obtain food, and to attract mates
Shark attack almanac by Mary Batten( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the physical characteristics and behavior of various species of sharks and accounts of the not-so-common attacks of sharks on humans
Baby orca by Mary Batten( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby orca is a very big baby--she weighs four hundred pounds and is almost eight feet long! She loves to splash and play. Follow baby orca as she learns how to swim, hunt, and even "talk" with her family!
The 25 scariest hauntings in the world by Mary Batten( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of brief accounts of ghostly apparitions that have occurred around the world and throughout history
The scary stories for sleep-overs almanac by Michelle Ghaffari( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rattler by Mary Batten( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rattler has not eaten in a week. After hiding from the hot sun all day, he starts hunting. Rattler uses his venom to paralyze his prey and his tail to scare away predators. He even swallows his prey whole! Follow along as rattler grows up, sheds his skin, and has his own children
Dian fu nan xing ze ou quan : ta wei shen me xuan ze ta by Bei deng( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Anthropologist : scientist of the people
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Aliens from Earth : when animals and plants invade other ecosystemsAnthropologist : scientist of the peopleWild catsBaby wolfPlease don't wake the animals : a book about sleepHey, daddy! : animal fathers and their babiesWho has a belly button?The winking, blinking sea : all about bioluminescence
Alternative Names
Mary Batten American writer of science books for children and adults

Mary Batten Amerikaans schrijfster

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