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Whitfield, Philip

Overview
Works: 177 works in 387 publications in 6 languages and 16,969 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Editor, Other, Creator, Collaborator, Publishing director, Redactor, Scientific advisor, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: QL7, 612
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Publications about Philip Whitfield
Publications by Philip Whitfield
Most widely held works by Philip Whitfield
Macmillan illustrated animal encyclopedia ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
Includes brief entries on and illustrations of nearly 2000 animals in the categories: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fishes
The Human body explained : a guide to understanding the incredible living machine ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Explores human physiology with sections on the various systems of the body
The Simon & Schuster encyclopedia of animals : a visual who's who of the world's creatures by Dr. Phillip Whitfield( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
This catalogue of the animal world depicts species in detail, mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, and amphibians
The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Text and more than 500 illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and ecological role of predatory animals
Hearing, taste, and smell : pathways of perception by Philip Whitfield( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Describes how hearing, taste and smell connect us with other human beings and the rest of the world
From so simple a beginning : the book of evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
The rhythms of life by Edward S Ayensu( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 753 libraries worldwide
"Beginning with the rhythms of daily life, the book then shifts, taking a longer view to show how the rhythms of the cosmos affect the lives of all the creatures on earth ... The book looks in detail at biological clocks and what makes them tick. Then it studies particular aspects of life, including reproduction, growth, feeding, sleeping, and moving in order to discover the rhythms and cycles that underlie each"--From publisher description
Digestion : fueling the system by Gordon Jackson( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Discusses the complex processes by which the body utilizes food
Macmillan children's guide to dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Philip Whitfield( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Describes the prehistoric animals that lived in various areas of the world during the different geological periods, from the Triassic through the Cretaceous
Why do the seasons change? : questions on nature's rhythms and cycles by Philip Whitfield( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to frequently asked questions on the mysteries of nature
Animals ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Volumes dedicated to mammals, birds and reptiles, and amphibians organize articles by taxonomic categories, and describes the physical characteristics, behavior, feeding habits, and conservation status of each animal
The animal family by Clive Catchpole( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
Why do volcanoes erupt? : questions about our unique planet answered by Philip Whitfield with the Natural History Museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Answers over one hundred questions about our planet
Can the whales be saved? : questions about the natural world and the threats to its survival answered by the Natural History Museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers present information about the balance of nature, and the ways that human behavior affects this delicate system
The biology of parasitism : an introduction to the study of associating organisms by Philip Whitfield( Book )
10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Intimate associations between organisms; Structural aspects of the association interface; Nutrient exchanges in associations; Physiological and regulatory interactions between associates; Behavioural aspects of organism associations; The ecology and evolution of intimate associations
Why do our bodies stop growing? : questions about human anatomy answered by the natural history museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers present information about the human body, its parts, and functions
Biomes and habitats by Philip Whitfield( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Explains where plants and animals live, why they exist where they do, and traces the vital geographical dimensions of natural history in maps
The robot zoo by John Kelly( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Ranging from a microscopic virus to a gigantic blue whale, presents drawings of 16 mechanical animals and their real life counterparts, using the principles of mechanics and engineering to illustrate how animals function. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Why did the dinosaurs disappear? : questions about life in the past by Philip Whitfield( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Answers questions about life in the past, including, how did life begin, what were the earliest animals like, were all dinosaurs big and fierce, did all prehistoric people live in caves, etc
Atlas of earth mysteries ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 352 libraries worldwide
The author focuses on the most bizarre mysteries of the earth such as plate tectonics, gravity, weather, fossils, and migration of animals
 
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Alternative Names
Vaitfīlds, Filips
Wāytfīld, Fīlīb, 1944-
Whitfield, P.
Whitfield, P. (Philip)
Whitfield, Phil, 1944-
Whitfield, Phil Dr
Whitfield, Philip.
Whitfield, Philip J.
Whitfield, Philip J., 1944-
Whitfield, Philip John
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Languages
English (87)
Spanish (6)
German (4)
French (2)
Arabic (1)
Dutch (1)
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