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Batten, Mary

Overview
Works: 35 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 7,581 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
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Publications about Mary Batten
Publications by Mary Batten
Most widely held works by Mary Batten
Aliens from Earth : when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Mary Batten( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans
Hungry plants by Mary Batten( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Describes the structure and behavior of various carnivorous plants, including the Venus flytrap, sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort
Anthropologist : scientist of the people by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Describes the daily lives and customs of the Aché people, one of the few hunter-gatherers societies left in the world, based on the studies of anthropologist Magdalena Hurtado
Wild cats by Mary Batten( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Introduces the world's big cats, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, and some more unusual varieties
Baby wolf by Mary Batten( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Describes how a wolf pup grows through its first year with its siblings and other members of its pack
Please don't wake the animals : a book about sleep by Mary Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
An introduction to animal sleeping habits
Who has a belly button? by Mary Batten( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Introduces what belly buttons are, how they are formed, and how they differ on the people and animals who have them
Hey, daddy! : animal fathers and their babies by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Introduces the important roles that some animal fathers play in the development of their offspring, with examples of specific kinds of birds, mammals, and other creatures that thrive under a father's care
The winking, blinking sea : all about bioluminescence by Mary Batten( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Explains bioluminescence in ocean life, giving examples of sea creatures that glow, such as ostracods, Bermuda fire worms, and flashlight fish
Sexual strategies : how females choose their mates by Mary Batten( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The tropical forest: ants, ants, animals, & plants by Mary Batten( Book )
10 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Describes the interrelation of plant and animal life in a tropical forest
Extinct! : creatures of the past by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Describes giant bugs, birds, and mammals that lived long ago and became extinct during the last Ice Age, discusses the extinction of more recent animals, and examines efforts to protect endangered species
Discovery by chance; science and the unexpected by Mary Batten( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Describes the contributions of ten scientists whose conclusions drawn from observation of unexpected phenomena greatly influenced scientific development
Nature's tricksters : animals and plants that aren't what they seem by Mary Batten( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Describes the use of trickery and camouflage by many animal species to protect themselves, to obtain food, and to attract mates
Shark attack almanac by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Provides information about the physical characteristics and behavior of various species of sharks and accounts of the not-so-common attacks of sharks on humans
The 25 scariest hauntings in the world by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A collection of brief accounts of ghostly apparitions that have occurred around the world and throughout history
Baby orca by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Baby orca is a very big baby--she weighs four hundred pounds and is almost eight feet long! She loves to splash and play. Follow baby orca as she learns how to swim, hunt, and even "talk" with her family!
The scary stories for sleep-overs almanac by Michelle Ghaffari( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Natürliche Damenwahl : die Paarungsstrategien in der Natur by Mary Batten( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Rattler by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Rattler has not eaten in a week. After hiding from the hot sun all day, he starts hunting. Rattler uses his venom to paralyze his prey and his tail to scare away predators. He even swallows his prey whole! Follow along as rattler grows up, sheds his skin, and has his own children
 
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Alternative Names
Mary Batten American writer of science books for children and adults
Mary Batten Amerikaans schrijfster
バトン, メアリー
Languages
English (72)
German (3)
Chinese (1)
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