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Townsend, John 1955-

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Works: 236 works in 648 publications in 3 languages and 22,535 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Chronologies  Young adult works  Folklore  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Horror tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D743.7, 001.94
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Most widely held works by John Townsend
Hunter's moon by John Townsend( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 497 libraries worldwide
As Halloween approaches, Neil has a growing fear of the woods on the farm where he is filling in as gamekeeper since, besides the rumor that a big cat is loose, he has also received a warning to "beware the nights of the Hunter's Moon" which are about to begin
Mysterious urban myths by John Townsend( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Discusses mysterious urban legends with codes as to their truthfulness. Includes a page-by-page glossary of words and phrases
Mysterious monsters by John Townsend( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Looks at such mythical creatures and real animals as Komodo dragons, giant squid, vampires, dragons, and Bigfoot
Mysterious disappearances by John Townsend( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Relates cases of people who have mysteriously disappeared, never to be found
Incredible insects by John Townsend( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Introduces a variety of unusual facts about the physical characteristics and behavior of insects
Mysterious signs by John Townsend( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Offers explanations for strange events such as crop circles and ghost sightings
Scalpels, stitches & scars : a history of surgery by John Townsend( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Presents a survey of the history of surgery and its techniques
Incredible reptiles by John Townsend( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Looks at the behavior and characteristics of different reptiles, from the hard-shelled tortoises, turtles and terrapins to the geckos and skinks that can shed their tails and run when captured by a predator
Incredible arachnids by John Townsend( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, habitats, life cycle, and behavior of different kinds of spiders
Incredible fish by John Townsend( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Looks at the behavior and characteristics of different kinds of fish, from the grazers that eat plants on the ocean floor to the anglerfish, which has its own rod and line to catch other fish
Pox, pus & plague : a history of disease and infection by John Townsend( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Describes how people throughout history have dealt with diseases such as smallpox, polio, typhoid, and more, and examines the symptoms and scientific discoveries that effect the way diseases are treated
Mysterious visitors by John Townsend( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Discusses the facts and theories about ghosts and other bizarre and unexplained phenomena
Incredible amphibians by John Townsend( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of amphibians, including frogs, toads, and lizards, discussing how they breathe, feed, reproduce, and defend themselves
Incredible mammals by John Townsend( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Looks at the behavior and characteristics of different mammals, from the sharp-toothed rodents that dwell throughout most of the world, to the duck-billed platypus that is found only in or near water in Australia
Mysterious encounters by John Townsend( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Explores reports of mysterious objects that have landed on earth, from "frozen water meteorites" to live pink frogs to UFOs, as well as what may still be heading this way
Incredible birds by John Townsend( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of a wide variety of birds, from the tiny hummingbird to the huge ostrich
Amazing animal communicators by John Townsend( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Readers learn about the many ways animals communicate
Mysteries of the deep by John Townsend( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Offers explanations for strange and mysterious events that take place at sea
Speurneuzen & fijnproevers : zintuigen van dieren by John Townsend( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Examines the powerful and unique senses of numerous animals, covering sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch, and looking at the way a shark finds its prey
World War II by Nathaniel Harris( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
"This high-interest series, aimed at reluctant readers, looks at secret campaigns behind the major conflicts of the past 100 years. Biographical sidebars focus on heroic or notorious personalities. Highlighted fact features include special operations and their results, resistance movements, propaganda and the history of the time - as is known ... and not readily known"--Provided by publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Townsend, John Mr
タウンゼンド, ジョン
Languages
English (99)
Spanish (14)
Dutch (9)
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