A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Author:

Gary L. Graham Ph.D., Fiona A. Reid, Andrew Hunter Whiteford, Owen Vernon Shaffer, R. Newton Mayall, Margaret Mayall, Jerome Wyckoff, John Polgreen, Edmund D. Brodie Jr., John D. Dawson, Mark R. Chartrand, Ron Miller, Stephen W. Kress, Robin Chittenden, Eugene S. Gaffney, Dave Showler, Barry Croucher, Robert H. Baker, Herbert S. Zim, James Gordon Irving, Sarah Whittley, Peter D. Scott, Andrea Gibson, Robin Carter, George S. Fichter, Kristin Kest, Ira N. Gabrielson, Frank H. T. Rhodes, Paul R. Shaffer, Raymond Perlman, Hurst H. Shoemaker, Herbert W. Levi, Lorna R. Levi, Nicholas Strekalovsky, Barbara J. Hoopes Ambler, R. Tucker Abbott, George F. Sandström, Marita Sandstrom, George K. Reid, Sally D. Kaicher, Tom Dolan, Alexander C. Martin, Dorothea Barlowe, Sy Barlowe, Jean Zallinger, Clarence Cottam, Donald F. Hoffmeister, Paul E. Lehr, R. Will Burnett, Harry McKnaught, Hobart M. Smith, Phil Francis, Ken Martin, Rudolf Freund, Lester Ingle, Robert T. Mitchell, Andre Durenceau

About this Series

The Golden Guides from St. Martin’s Press are a full-color illustrated series of books offering priceless facts and information on nature and science around the world, under the sea, and among the stars. From insects and fish to trees and weeds and dinosaurs and the weather, these authoritative volumes educate and entertain.

Books in This Series

Dinosaurs

By Eugene S. Gaffney, Ph.D., Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

Butterflies and Moths

By Robert T. Mitchell and Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Andre Durenceau

Seashore Life

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Lester Ingle, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Dorothea and Sy Barlowe

Wildflowers

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Alexander C. Martin, Ph.D., Former Senior Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Illustrated by Rudolf Freund

Fishing

By George S. Fichter and Phil Francis, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Tom Dolan, Ken Martin, and Harry McKnaught

Reptiles and Amphibians

By Herbert S. Zim and Hobart M. Smith; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting, with J. Whitfield Gibbons, University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Geology

By Frank H. T. Rhodes; Illustrated by Raymond Perlman

NonFiction

Weather

By Paul E. Lehr, R. Will Burnett, and Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Harry McKnaught

Mammals

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Donald F. Hoffmeister, Ph.D., Director, Emeritus, Museum of Natural History, and Professor, Emeritus, of Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution, University of Illinois; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

By Herbert S. Zim and Paul R. Shaffer; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with Jeffrey Post and Paul Pohwat, National Museum of Natural History; Illustrated by Raymond Perlman

Insects

By Clarence Cottam and Herbert S. Zim, Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray Nolting, and David Wagner, University of Connecticut; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving and Susan Simon

Weeds

By Alexander C. Martin; Illustrated by Jean Zallinger

NonFiction

Stars

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D., Sc.D. and Robert H. Baker, Ph.D., D.Sc., Revised and Updated by Mark R. Chartrand, Ph.D.; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Trees

By Herbert S. Zim and Alexander C. Martin; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting, with David Challinor, Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution; Illustrated by Dorothea and Sy Barlowe

Pond Life

By George K. Reid, Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with John L. Brooks, National Science Foundation; Illustrated by Sally D. Kaicher and Tom Dolan

Seashells of the World

By R. Tucker Abbott, Ph.D, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D., Sc.D.; Illustrated by George and Marita Sandström

Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals

By George S. Fichter; Illustrated by Barbara J. Hoopes Ambler

Spiders and Their Kin

By Herbert W. Levi, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, and Lorna R. Levi, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Nicholas Strekalovsky

NonFiction

Fishes

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Hurst H. Shoemaker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Zoology Emeritus, University of Illinois; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Fossils

By Frank H. T. Rhodes, President, Cornell University, Herbert S. Zim, Paul R. Shaffer; Illustrated by Raymond Perlman, Professor of Art, University of Illinois

Birds

By Herbert S. Zim and Ira N. Gabrielson, Revised by Chandler S. Robbins, Updated by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with James Coe; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Endangered Animals

By George S. Fichter; Illustrated by Kristin Kest

Sharks

By Andrea Gibson; Illustrated by Robin Carter/Wildlife Art Ltd.

Snakes

By Sarah Whittley; Illustrated by Peter D. Scott/Wildlife Art Ltd.

Stars

By Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D., Sc.D. and Robert H. Baker, Ph.D., D.Sc., Revised and Updated by Mark R. Chartrand, Ph.D.; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving

Frogs and Toads

By Dave Showler; Illustrated by Barry Croucher/Wildlife Art, Ltd.

Dinosaurs

By Eugene S. Gaffney, Ph.D., Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

Birds of Prey of the World

By Robin Chittenden; Illustrated by John Davis/Wildlife Art, Ltd.

Bird Life

By Stephen W. Kress, Ph.D., Research Biologist, National Audubon Society; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

Planets

By Mark R. Chartrand, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Ron Miller

NonFiction

Poisonous Animals

By Edmund D. Brodie, Jr., Ph.D.; Illustrated by John D. Dawson

NonFiction

The Sky Observer's Guide

By R. Newton Mayall, Margaret Mayall, and Jerome Wyckoff; Paintings and Diagrams by John Polgreen

North American Indian Arts

By Andrew Hunter Whiteford, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D., Sc.D.; Illustrated by Owen Vernon Shaffer

Bats of the World

By Gary L. Graham, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid

NonFiction

About the Author

About the Author