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Kirshner, David

Overview
Works: 32 works in 115 publications in 6 languages and 5,076 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Literature  Reference works  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Field guides 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: QL701.2, 597.9
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Most widely held works by David Kirshner
Encyclopedia of birds by Joseph Michael Forshaw( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive illustrated guide by international experts."--Jacket subtitle
Encyclopedia of Reptiles & Amphibians by Harold G Cogger( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts and photos of reptiles and amphibians
Biology and evolution of crocodylians by Gordon C Grigg( )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gordon Grigg's authoritative and accessible text and David Kirshner's stunning interpretive artwork and color photographs combine expertly in this contemporary celebration of crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials. This book showcases the skills and capabilities that allow crocodylians to live how and where they do. It covers the biology and ecology of the extant species, conservation issues, crocodylian-human interaction, and the evolutionary history of the group, and includes a vast amount of new information; 25 percent of 1,100 cited publications have appeared since 2007. Richly ilustrated with more than five hundred color photographs and black-and-white illustrations, this book will benchmark reference work for crocodylian biologists, herpetologists, and vertebrate biologists for years to come." -- Back of book
Bears by Ian Stirling( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and German and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first international survey of bears divided into 3 sections. The first, Evolution and biology, provides an overview of the origins, development, biology, and behavior of bears. The second section, Bears up close, examines each species in detail and reviews the most recent research findings. The final section, Bears and humans, surveys the history of interaction between bears and people and provides advice on how people should behave in bear territory. Considers human attitudes toward bears from the viewpoint of anthropology, art, and literature and evaluates the role of bears in zoos and circuses and their use as sources of food and medicine
Mammals by Carson Creagh( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical structure, metabolism, and life cycle of mammals and discusses how they fit into the food chain
Reptiles & amphibians by Claire Craig( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at reptiles and amphibians on land and in the water to help you spot them before they spot you
Woodland wildlife by Terence Lindsey( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelation of the many insects, birds, and other animals that shelter among the trees in our woodlands
Dinosaurs by Paul M. A Willis( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces dinosaurs, discussing the different categories, what they looked like, what they ate, how we know about them through the study of fossils, and why they may have become extinct
Encyclopedia of mammals by George McKay( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavishly illustrated, this book features over 200 full-colored photos and over 100 original paintings, diagrams, and maps to give an up-to-date overview of the fascinating lives of animals
Desert life by Terence Lindsey( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snakes by Margaret McPhee( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behaviour and habitat of snakes. Includes free stickers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Frogs & toads by Pamela Hook( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of different types of frogs and toads
Encyclopedia of mammals and birds( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of reptiles, amphibians and fishes( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les poissons( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les poissons constituent le quatrième et dernier groupe des vertébrés. L'ouvrage est découpé en fonction des différents ordres, chaque ordre étant précédé d'une fiche technique qui résume les caractéristiques des poissons qui le composent
Les mammifères( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un album qui permettra "d'apprécier la diversité structurelle et écologique des mammifères ainsi que la richesse de leurs comportements". L'illustration, abondante et superbe, comprend des photographies, dessins, diagrammes et cartes
Encyclopedia of animals : mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This encyclopedia presents a wide-ranging survey of four major groups of living things: mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. The text is written by a team of international experts in the zoological sciences. As intrinsic as animals are to the ecological balance of our world, animals are under threat from their human admirers, and in dire need of our help. Habitat destruction spells disaster for many species, leaving them teetering on the brink of extinction. Only through greater understanding of the fragile balance that exists between species and their habitats will it become possible for us to ensure the survival of our precious wildlife heritage
Reptiles & amphibians by David Kirshner( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics and behavior of lizards, snakes, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, frogs, toads, and salamanders and discusses where to find them and what to look for such as size color, behavior and other features
Mammiferi : caratteristiche, ambiente, comportamento by Edwin Gould( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwierzęta : ssaki, ptaki, gady, płazy : encyklopedia( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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