John Michael Allaby is an Aventis Junior prize-winning author. He was born on 18 September 1933 in Belper, Derbyshire in England. He was a police cadet from 1949 to 1951. After that he served in the RAF from 1951 to 1954, becoming a pilot. After leaving the RAF, he worked as an actor from 1954 to 1964. He married Marthe McGregor on 3 January 1957.

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  • John Michael Allaby (né le 18 septembre 1933, à Belper, Derbyshire en Angleterre) est un essayiste, qui a obtenu le prix Aventis Junior pour ses écrits de vulgarisation scientifique. Il a été cadet de la police de 1949 à 1951. Puis il a servi dans la Royal Air Force de 1951 à 1954, devenant un pilote chevronné. Il devint ensuite acteur, de 1954 à 1964. Il se marie à Marthe McGregor le 3 janvier 1957. De 1964 à 1972, il travaille comme éditeur pour la Soil Association à Suffolk ; il édite le magazine Span de 1967 à 1972. Il fut aussi membre du conseil éditorial de Ecosystems Ltd. à Wadebridge, et fut directeur associé de l'Ecologist de 1970 to 1972. Il devient directeur de la rédaction en 1972. En 1973, il devient écrivain en indépendant. Allaby a écrit de nombreux ouvrages de vulgarisation scientifique, en particulier dans le domaine de l'écologie et du climat. Il a aussi édité des dictionnaires et encyclopédies pour les éditions Macmillan Publishers et pour Oxford University Press. Son livre The Food Chain a été reçu le prix Times Educational Supplement Information Book en 1984 pour ses qualités pédagogiques. La New York Public Library a choisi son livre Dangerous Weather: Hurricanes comme la référence pour les adolescents en 1998. Il reçoit l' Aventis Junior Prize for Science Books en 2001 pour How the Weather Works. Il est membre de la Society for the History of Natural History, mais aussi de la Planetary Society, de la Society of Authors, de la New York Academy of Sciences, et de l' Association of British Science Writers. (fr)
  • John Michael Allaby is an Aventis Junior prize-winning author. He was born on 18 September 1933 in Belper, Derbyshire in England. He was a police cadet from 1949 to 1951. After that he served in the RAF from 1951 to 1954, becoming a pilot. After leaving the RAF, he worked as an actor from 1954 to 1964. He married Marthe McGregor on 3 January 1957. From 1964 to 1972, he a worked as an editor for the Soil Association in Suffolk, England, editing Span magazine from 1967 to 1972. He was a member of the board of directors for Ecosystems Ltd. in Wadebridge, Cornwall, England and was an associate editor of Ecologist from 1970 to 1972. He became a managing editor in 1972. In 1973, he became a freelance writer. He has written widely about science, particularly about ecology and weather. He edits and writes dictionaries and encyclopaedias for Macmillan Publishers and Oxford University Press. He co-authored James Lovelock's first two books: The Greening of Mars (1984, Warner Books, ISBN 0-446-32967-3) and Great Extinction (1983, Doubleday, ISBN 0-385-18011-X). His book, The Food Chain (André Deutsch, ISBN 0-233-97681-7) was runner-up for the Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award in 1984. The New York Public Library chose Dangerous Weather: Hurricanes as one of its books for the teenage in 1998. He won the Aventis Junior Prize for Science Books in 2001 for How the Weather Works. He is a member of the Society for the History of Natural History, the Planetary Society, the Society of Authors, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Association of British Science Writers. (en)
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  • John Michael Allaby is an Aventis Junior prize-winning author. He was born on 18 September 1933 in Belper, Derbyshire in England. He was a police cadet from 1949 to 1951. After that he served in the RAF from 1951 to 1954, becoming a pilot. After leaving the RAF, he worked as an actor from 1954 to 1964. He married Marthe McGregor on 3 January 1957. (en)
  • John Michael Allaby (né le 18 septembre 1933, à Belper, Derbyshire en Angleterre) est un essayiste, qui a obtenu le prix Aventis Junior pour ses écrits de vulgarisation scientifique. Il a été cadet de la police de 1949 à 1951. Puis il a servi dans la Royal Air Force de 1951 à 1954, devenant un pilote chevronné. Il devint ensuite acteur, de 1954 à 1964. Il se marie à Marthe McGregor le 3 janvier 1957. (fr)
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