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Jenkins, Martin 1959-

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Works: 61 works in 379 publications in 9 languages and 21,354 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Picture books  Scientific atlases  Reference works  Pictorial works  Fiction  Children's films  Big books  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor
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Publications about Martin Jenkins
Publications by Martin Jenkins
Most widely held works by Martin Jenkins
The emperor's egg by Martin Jenkins( Book )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born
The time book : a brief history from lunar calendars to atomic clocks by Martin Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,300 libraries worldwide
This book explores what time means and how it has been measured, from the waggles of a honeybee to the workings of an atomic clock
Chameleons are cool by Martin Jenkins( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
Describes different kinds of chameleons, examining their physical features, their behavior, and their ability to change color
Grandma elephant's in charge by Martin Jenkins( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
Describes the behavior of elephants in a family group, particularly the role of the older female elephants
Fabulous frogs by Martin Jenkins( Book )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and Danish and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Looks at all kinds of frogs, from exotic species to the common greenish-brown specimens found in backyards, discussing their characteristics, life cycles, and habitats
Ape by Martin Jenkins( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Swing from the trees with an orangutan, play with a gang of chimps, feast on figs with a bonobo, and snooze with a gorilla! Explore the world of the great apes through fascinating facts and beautiful lifelike illustrations. You man discover that you have more in common with these magnificent creatures than you ever realized--after all, the fifth kind of great ape is you!
World atlas of biodiversity : earth's living resources in the 21st century by Brian Groombridge( Book )
13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Global biological diversity, ecosystem diversity
The history of money : from bartering to banking by Martin Jenkins( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted chronicle of the history of money covers topics ranging from currency forms and the relationship between money and writing to the way taxes work and the practices of modern banking systems
Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars Rover and beyond by Martin Jenkins( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Presents a brief history of space exploration, covering such topics as the first human missions, life on the International Space Station, and settling on Mars
Titanic by Martin Jenkins( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Follow the Titanic's history from the shipyard to its tragic end
Vampires by Martin Jenkins( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Examines vampires in literature, film, history, and the animal world
Fly traps! : plants that bite back by Martin Jenkins( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Describes the habitat and physical characteristics of various insect-eating plants, such as bladderworts, sundews, pitcher plants and the Venus flytrap
The world's protected areas : status, values and prospects in the 21st century ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
"Illustrated with maps, color photographs, and graphics, this reference offers a comprehensive status report on the world's 60,000 parks, nature reserves, and other land and marine areas designated as protected areas. It offers an overview of what these protected areas have and have not accomplished and what threats they face."--Provided by publisher
Wings, stings, and wriggly things by Martin Jenkins( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Welsh and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of insects, spiders, and worms
Global biodiversity : earth's living resources in the 21st century by Brian Groombridge( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Deserts by Martin Jenkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Discusses desert people, climate, landscape, plants, animals, and present and future threats to them
Don Quixote by Martin Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling of the exploits of an idealistic Spanish country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, as knights of old, to search for adventure, right wrongs, and punish evil
The emperor's egg by Martin Jenkins( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born. The "Did you know?" segment follows the story and presents short facts about Emperor penguins
 
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Alternative Names
Jenkins, M.D.
Jenkins, M.D. 1959-
Jenkins, M. D. (Martin David), 1959-
Jenkins, Martin
Jenkins, Martin D.
Jenkins Martin D. 1959-....
Jenkins, Martin D. (Martin David), 1959-
Jenkins Martin David 1959-....
젠킨스, 마틴
젱킨스, 마틴
ジェンキンズ, マーティン
Languages
English (198)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Danish (1)
Galician (1)
Welsh (1)
Dutch (1)
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