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Herbert Spencer Zim (1909–1994)

Forfatter af Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification

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Herbert S. Zim was born in 1909 in New York City. He was a naturalist, author, editor and also known as the fonder and editor in chief of the Golden Guides series of nature books. Zim wrote or edited more than one hundred scientific books, and in a thirty-year career teaching in the public schools vis mere introduced laboratory instruction into elementary school science. He is best known as the founder in 1945, of the Golden Guides, pocket-size introductions for children to such subjects as fossils, zoology, microscopy, rocks and minerals, codes and secret writings, trees, wildflowers, dinosaurs, navigation and more. He was the sole or co-author for many of the books, which were valued for their clarity, accuracy and attractive presentation helped by the illustrations of James Gordon Irving. He continued to work on the Golden Guides series until Alzheimer's disease forced him to slow down in the 1990s. He died in 1994 at Plantation Key, Florida. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification (1966) 2,449 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Birds: A Guide to the Most Familiar American Birds (1949) 1,445 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
Trees: A Guide to Familiar American Trees (1952) 1,369 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Insects: A Guide to Familiar American Insects (1956) 1,327 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Trees of North America: A Field Guide to the Major Native and Introduced Species North of Mexico (1968) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver1,254 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Flowers: A Guide to Familiar American Wildflowers (1950) 1,049 eksemplarer, 8 anmeldelser
Mammals: A Guide to Familiar American Species (1955) — Forfatter — 811 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Reptiles and Amphibians (Golden Guides) (1953) 768 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Fakta om forsteninger (1962) 765 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Seashores: A Guide to Animals and Plants Along the Beaches (1955) 704 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Spiders and Their Kin (Golden Guide) (1968) 666 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Fishes: A Guide to Familiar American Species (1955) 574 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
North American Indian Arts (Golden Guide) (1970) 354 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Codes and Secret Writing (1948) 229 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Botany (1970) 104 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Snakes (1949) 102 eksemplarer
Orchids (1970) 94 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Great Whales (1951) 81 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Alligators and Crocodiles (1952) 74 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Fakta om foto (1956) 73 eksemplarer
Rocks and How They Were Formed (1961) 68 eksemplarer
Ostriches (1964) 65 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Frogs and Toads (1950) 53 eksemplarer
Owls (1950) 48 eksemplarer
Lightning and Thunder (1952) 36 eksemplarer
What's Inside of Me? (1952) 35 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Golden Hamsters (1951) 32 eksemplarer
Homing Pigeons (1949) 32 eksemplarer
What's Inside of Animals? (1953) 32 eksemplarer
What's Inside of Plants? (1952) 31 eksemplarer
The universe (1964) 30 eksemplarer
Comets (1956) 30 eksemplarer
Bones (1969) 30 eksemplarer
Blood (1968) 29 eksemplarer
Parrakeets; (1953) 29 eksemplarer
Our Senses and How They Work (1956) 27 eksemplarer
Elephants (1946) 26 eksemplarer
The Big Cats (1955) 26 eksemplarer
Rabbits (1948) 25 eksemplarer
The Sun (1953) 25 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Dinosaurs (1954) 24 eksemplarer
Monkeys (1955) 24 eksemplarer
What's Inside of Engines? (1953) 24 eksemplarer
What's Inside the Earth? (1953) 24 eksemplarer
Your Heart and How it Works (1959) 23 eksemplarer
Corals (1966) 22 eksemplarer
Sea Stars and Their Kin (1976) 21 eksemplarer
Snails (1975) 21 eksemplarer
Metric measure (1974) 21 eksemplarer
Shooting Stars (1958) 20 eksemplarer
Crabs (1974) 20 eksemplarer
Your stomach and digestive tract (1973) 17 eksemplarer
Waves (1967) 17 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Mexico (1969) 15 eksemplarer
The New Moon (1980) 15 eksemplarer
Armored Animals (1971) 15 eksemplarer
Goldfish (1947) 15 eksemplarer
Diamonds (1959) 14 eksemplarer
Plants, a guide to plant hobbies (1947) 13 eksemplarer
Tractors (1972) 12 eksemplarer
Caves and Life (1978) 12 eksemplarer
Sharks (1966) 12 eksemplarer
Hoists, Cranes, and Derricks (1969) 11 eksemplarer
Life and Death (1970) 10 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Bird Nests, Turtles, and Fish (1963) 10 eksemplarer
Machine Tools (1969) 10 eksemplarer
Little Cats (1978) 10 eksemplarer
Submarines (1942) 9 eksemplarer
Fish (A Giant Little Golden Book) (1959) 9 eksemplarer
Quartz (1981) 9 eksemplarer
Trucks (1970) 8 eksemplarer
Things Around the House (1954) 8 eksemplarer
Your Brain and How It Works (1972) 8 eksemplarer
Your food and you (1957) 8 eksemplarer
Medicine (1974) 7 eksemplarer
Our Wonderful World (1966) 7 eksemplarer
Cargo Ships (1970) 7 eksemplarer
Rockets and Jets (1945) 6 eksemplarer
Commercial Fishing (1973) 6 eksemplarer
Your Skin (1979) 4 eksemplarer
Parachutes (1943) 4 eksemplarer
Pipes and Plumbing Systems (1974) 3 eksemplarer
How things grow 2 eksemplarer
Universe, The 2 eksemplarer
How things grow 2 eksemplarer
Telephone Systems 2 eksemplarer
Cargo Ships — Forfatter — 1 eksemplar
Whats Inside of Me? 1 eksemplar
Planets 1 eksemplar
Corals 1 eksemplar
People of Purpose 1 eksemplar
Eating places (1975) 1 eksemplar
The Rocky Mountains 1 eksemplar
Elephants 1 eksemplar
Waves 1 eksemplar
Diamonds 1 eksemplar
Dinosaurs 1 eksemplar
Sharks 1 eksemplar
Frogs and Toads 1 eksemplar
Bones 1 eksemplar
Seashores 1 eksemplar
Parrakeets 1 eksemplar
Monkeys 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Rocks and Minerals (Field Guide and Introduction to the Geology and Chemistry of) (1973) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver357 eksemplarer
Exploring the World Around Us (Childcraft) (1949) — Bidragyder — 44 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 11, July 1977 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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Golden Press has been producing these little guides for decades. Note the title of this series is a "nature" guide. Most in the nature series are not field guides which are used for identification. These nature guides are designed to introduce young children to specific study areas (ie. birds, flowers, pond life, etc.) in the natural sciences. Most are limited to common examples from large geographical areas. The information presented, in diagrams, descriptions and colorful illustrations, provides a basic introduction into the specific topic. They are wonderful for young children who can read. This rating is based on my judgement of the content, printing quality, and age of the reader.… (mere)
 
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williammonaco | 8 andre anmeldelser | Jul 12, 2024 |
Golden Press has been producing these little guides for decades. Note the title of this series is a "nature" guide. Most in the nature series are not field guides which are used for identification. These nature guides are designed to introduce young children to specific study areas (ie. birds, flowers, pond life, etc.) in the natural sciences. Most are limited to common examples from large geographical areas. The information presented, in diagrams, descriptions and colorful illustrations, provides a basic introduction into the specific topic. They are wonderful for young children who can read. This rating is based on my judgement of the content, printing quality, and age of the reader.… (mere)
 
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williammonaco | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jul 12, 2024 |
Zim's Ostrich book gives historical information as well as anatomical information about the ostrich. Other birds from the ratite group are also mentioned in the book, such as the rhea, cassowary, emu, kiwi, and tinamou. Extinct relatives are mentioned at the end of the book.
 
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MarySchubert | Feb 8, 2024 |
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