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Batten, Mary

Overview
Works: 35 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 7,808 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: QK917, 583.75
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Publications about Mary Batten
Publications by Mary Batten
Most widely held works by Mary Batten
Hungry plants by Mary Batten( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 986 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 712 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
Aliens from Earth : when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Mary Batten( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 674 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
Baby wolf by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Describes how a wolf pup grows through its first year with its siblings and other members of its pack
Wild cats by Mary Batten( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Introduces the world's big cats, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, and some more unusual varieties
Who has a belly button? by Mary Batten( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 538 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 )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 536 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
Please don't wake the animals : a book about sleep by Mary Batten( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
An introduction to animal sleeping habits
The winking, blinking sea : all about bioluminescence by Mary Batten( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Explains bioluminescence in ocean life, giving examples of sea creatures that glow, such as ostracods, Bermuda fire worms, and flashlight fish
The tropical forest: ants, ants, animals, & plants by Mary Batten( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Describes the interrelation of plant and animal life in a tropical forest
Sexual strategies : how females choose their mates by Mary Batten( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Extinct! : creatures of the past by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 342 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 257 libraries worldwide
Describes the contributions of ten scientists whose conclusions drawn from observation of unexpected phenomena greatly influenced scientific development
Shark attack almanac by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 246 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
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 232 libraries worldwide
Describes the use of trickery and camouflage by many animal species to protect themselves, to obtain food, and to attract mates
The 25 scariest hauntings in the world by Mary Batten( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A collection of brief accounts of ghostly apparitions that have occurred around the world and throughout history
The scary stories for sleep-overs almanac by Michelle Ghaffari( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 31 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
Development of the adult ( visu )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Introduces current issues, questions, and research in the field of adult development. Examines various methodological approaches through discussions with leading American authorities in the field, including Bernice Neugarten, Paul Costa, Roger Gould, David Gutmann, and Daniel J. Levinson
Using simple machines ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Illustrates simple machines, describing their functions and showing their practical uses in the context of daily life
 
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Alternative Names
バトン, メアリー
Languages
English (62)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
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