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Whitfield, Philip

Overview
Works: 160 works in 423 publications in 6 languages and 15,430 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Popular works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, Redactor, Scientific advisor, 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 )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,342 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 )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 967 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 )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
This catalogue of the animal world depicts species in detail, mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, and amphibians
The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Text and more than 500 illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and ecological role of predatory animals
From so simple a beginning : the book of evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Hearing, taste, and smell : pathways of perception by Philip Whitfield( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Describes how hearing, taste and smell connect us with other human beings and the rest of the world
The rhythms of life by Edward S Ayensu( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 695 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"--Publisher description
Digestion : fueling the system by Gordon Jackson( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 691 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 596 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
Animals ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 564 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
Why do volcanoes erupt? : questions about our unique planet answered by Philip Whitfield with the Natural History Museum by Philip Whitfield( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in German and English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Answers over one hundred questions about our planet
The animal family by Clive K Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 490 libraries worldwide
"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
The biology of parasitism : an introduction to the study of associating organisms by Philip Whitfield( Book )
14 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 467 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
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 1995 in English and Polish and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers present information about the balance of nature, and the ways that human behavior affects this delicate system
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 404 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers present information about the human body, its parts, and functions
The robot zoo by John Kelly( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Cutaway images of robots and their animal partners explore the intricacies of each of the animals depicted, using a mechanical approach to explain the digestive and circulatory systems, movement, and adaptation process
Biomes and habitats by Philip Whitfield( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 375 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
Evolution by Philip Whitfield( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Text and color photographs examine the early theories of evolution, the work of Darwin, fossils, DNA, and the effects of evolution on us and the future
Atlas of earth mysteries by Marcus Würmli( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 343 libraries worldwide
The author focuses on the most bizarre mysteries of the earth such as plate tectonics, gravity, weather, fossils, and migration of animals
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 325 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
 
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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 (101)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Japanese (2)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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