MySQL : Information about tables

desc information_schema.tables;
+-----------------+--------------+------+-----+---------+-------+
| Field           | Type         | Null | Key | Default | Extra |
+-----------------+--------------+------+-----+---------+-------+
| TABLE_CATALOG   | varchar(512) | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| TABLE_SCHEMA    | varchar(64)  | NO   |     |         |       |
| TABLE_NAME      | varchar(64)  | NO   |     |         |       |
| TABLE_TYPE      | varchar(64)  | NO   |     |         |       |
| ENGINE          | varchar(64)  | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| VERSION         | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| ROW_FORMAT      | varchar(10)  | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| TABLE_ROWS      | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| AVG_ROW_LENGTH  | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| DATA_LENGTH     | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| MAX_DATA_LENGTH | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| INDEX_LENGTH    | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| DATA_FREE       | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| AUTO_INCREMENT  | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| CREATE_TIME     | datetime     | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| UPDATE_TIME     | datetime     | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| CHECK_TIME      | datetime     | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| TABLE_COLLATION | varchar(64)  | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| CHECKSUM        | bigint(21)   | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| CREATE_OPTIONS  | varchar(255) | YES  |     | NULL    |       |
| TABLE_COMMENT   | varchar(80)  | NO   |     |         |       |
+-----------------+--------------+------+-----+---------+-------+
-- now you can do this or some such
select table_name, engine from information_schema.tables where table_name like "MY_TABLE%";