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Chinery, Michael

Overview
Works: 520 works in 1,235 publications in 9 languages and 27,474 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Guidebooks  Dictionaries  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Compiler, Illustrator
Classifications: QL7, 632.20941
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Chinery
Britain's plant galls : a photographic guide by Michael Chinery( )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book has been produced with the aim of stimulating the general naturalist to take a closer look at the bumps and lumps that make up the fascinating world of plant galls. Induced by a variety of insects and other organisms and ranging from tiny pimples to bizarre and often very attractive and exquisitely sculptured growths, plant galls are mystery to many people, but they offer a fascinating field of study for both botanists and zoologists. Galls can be found on a very wide range of both woody and herbaceous plants, with over 50 different kinds occurring on Britain's oak trees alone, and
The Kingfisher illustrated encyclopedia of animals : from aardvark to zorille--and 2,000 other animals ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alphabetical entries provide information on the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of over 2,000 animals
Poisoners and pretenders by Michael Chinery( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the various defense mechanisms used by caterpillars, frogs, snakes, and other animals to fend off hungry predators
Predators and prey by Michael Chinery( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes some of the many different animals, from anteaters to the great cats, that prey on other creatures in rainforests
A field guide to the insects of Britain and Northern Europe by Michael Chinery( Book )
68 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plants and planteaters by Michael Chinery( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Malay and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the food chain that exists in rainforests and the plants and animals that are part of it
Amazing insects : images of fascinating creatures by Michael Chinery( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the daily lives and behavior of insects, discussing such topics as food and drink, camouflage and defense, and homes and habitats
Snakes by Barbara Taylor( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Slovenian and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides facts, discusses myths, and answers commonly asked questions about snakes
Concise color encyclopedia of nature by Michael Chinery( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rainforest animals by Michael Chinery( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the animals of the rain forest and how they live, including the howler monkey, toucan, and deadly arrow-poison frog
Resources and conservation by Michael Chinery( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the ecology of rainforests and resources from rainforests used by the indigenous people living in them
A science dictionary of the plant world: an illustrated demonstration of terms used in plant biology by Michael Chinery( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines terms of plant biology and line drawings show elements of plant structure and the anatomy of insects associated with plants in pollination processes
Dictionary of animals ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alphabetically arranged entries include information about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of over 2000 animals from all parts of the earth
Partners and parents by Michael Chinery( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes some of the ways that various rainforest animals mate and raise their young
People and places by Michael Chinery( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the indigenous people of rainforests throughout the world, including those found in the Amazon, Africa, and Asia
The Grolier illustrated encyclopedia of animals : from aardvark to zorille - and 2,000 other animals ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alphabetical entries provide information on the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of over 2,000 animals
How bees make honey by Michael Chinery( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics and behavior of honeybees and how honey is made and harvested
Collins guide to the insects of Britain and Western Europe by Michael Chinery( Book )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ant by Michael Chinery( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various types of ants
Spider by Michael Chinery( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics and life cycle of the spider
 
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Alternative Names
Chinery, M.
Chinery, M. (Michael)
Languages
English (116)
German (25)
Spanish (25)
French (18)
Finnish (5)
Dutch (5)
Danish (4)
Malay (1)
Slovenian (1)
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