WorldCat Identities

Lambert, David 1932-

Overview
Works: 217 works in 955 publications in 13 languages and 37,705 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Maps  Miscellanea  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: QE862.D5, 567.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Lambert
Dinosaur by David Lambert( Book )

104 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs explore the world of the dinosaurs, focusing on such aspects as their teeth, feet, eggs, and fossils
The field guide to geology by David Lambert( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the earth was formed, followed by material on drifting continents, volcanoes, sedimentary rocks, structural geology, geomorphology, the sea, ice, and the shaping forces of air
The ultimate dinosaur book by David Lambert( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a narrative encyclopedia with pictures and charts. The chapters begin with an overview of dinosaurs: definition, origins, anatomy, extinction theories, and how the bones are found, retrieved and reconstructed. The introductory information is followed by profiles of 55 dinosaur genera, each with a two-page spread giving the name, a background narrative, its life and behavior, a picture of its skeleton, the fossil record, and restoration details. There is a fact file box showing where and when the dinosaur lived. Finally a 638 name pronouncing dictionary lists alternate and currently acceptable terms. There are both a glossary and an index. This beautiful and balanced work should be at all levels. Highly recommended
Seas and oceans by David Lambert( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the world's oceans, their physical features, movements, plant and animal life, and relationship with humanity
The field guide to prehistoric life by David Lambert( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters cover fossil plants, invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, plus prehistoric epochs and time periods, fossil hunting and collecting, and important museum collections
A field guide to dinosaurs by David Lambert( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated guide presents information on the identification of specific kinds of dinosaurs and discusses their behavior, evolution, extinction, fossilization, discovery and display
DK guide to dinosaurs by David Lambert( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life
Body language 101 : the ultimate guide to knowing when people are lying, how they are feeling, what they are thinking, and more by David Lambert( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Body Language 101 is an attractive, practical introduction to the conscious and unconscious body language people use to express mood, attitude, and status. Here, nonverbal communication from around the world is examined and interpreted. Not only is the body language common to all cultures scrutinized, but regional varieties of gestures are illustrated, and their meanings compared and contrasted."--Back cover
The field guide to early man by David Lambert( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated introduction to the evolution of man, from the early hominids to the present day
Dinosaur encyclopedia : from dinosaurs to the dawn of man by David Lambert( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers everything about dinosaurs and other creatures from A to Z
The Kingfisher young people's book of the oceans by David Lambert( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about the world's oceans, how they were formed, their geology, tides, waves, sea life, coasts, resources provided by oceans, myths and legends about the ocean, and more
The oceans by David Lambert( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the undersea landscape and the creatures that live there - Physical features of the ocean floor - Carbon cycle - Ocean currents - Tsunamis - Plankton - Coral reefs - Deep sea fish - Seabirds - Penguins - Frigate birds - Migration of animals and birds - Early ocean explorers - Underwater diving - Mythical sea creatures - Mermaids - Titanic - Protecting the seas from pollution - Protecting coastlines - Jacques Cousteau
Catastrophe and crisis by Jeremy Kingston( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines and describes examples of different categories of tragic events, such as earthquakes, epidemics, fires, floods, famines, assassinations, crimes, and accidents. Includes numerous photographs
Weather by David Lambert( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents basic facts about rain, snow, clouds, storms, and other components of weather
Great discoveries and inventions by David Lambert( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes discoveries that have shaped modern life, including the microscope, soap, cereals, ceramics, paper, textiles, plastics, glass, rubber, compasses, turbines, s-rays, rockets, radar, nuclear energy, electronics, lasers, and holography
Weather and its work by David Lambert( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twenty-five volume encyclopedia of scientific subjects, designed for eight- to twelve-year-olds. One volume is entirely devoted to projects
The children's animal atlas : how animals have evolved, where they live today, why so many are in danger by David Lambert( )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps and text depict animals and their location on the Earth, explaining why species live where they do and how they have evolved to adjust to varied habitats
Encyclopedia of prehistory by David Lambert( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of Prehistory is a comprehensive, up-to-date key to the processes that forged our planet and the vast array of prehistoric animals, plants, and other organisms that appeared on, and vanished from its surface. Featuring more than 1,500 illustrations and diagrams, the encyclopedia is arranged in chronological order so that explanations of Earth's formation and its features may precede accounts of its major categories of life-forms
The dinosaur data book : the definitive, fully illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs by David Lambert( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys what is known about the characteristics and behavior of dinosaurs, and offers brief profiles of the scientists who have studied dinosaurs
The living world by David Lambert( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on such topics as the tallest animals that ever lived, the largest insects, and the fastest animals
 
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The ultimate dinosaur book
Alternative Names
Kent, David.

Kent David 1932-....

Lambert, David

Lambert David 1932-....

Lambert, David Compton.

Lambert, David Compton 1932-

Lāmperṭ, Ṭēviṭ 1932-

ديفيد لامبرت، 1932-

ラムバート, D.

ランバード, ディビッド

ランバート, デーヴィド

ランバート, デービッド

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The field guide to geologyThe ultimate dinosaur bookSeas and oceansThe field guide to prehistoric lifeDK guide to dinosaursBody language 101 : the ultimate guide to knowing when people are lying, how they are feeling, what they are thinking, and moreDinosaur encyclopedia : from dinosaurs to the dawn of manThe Kingfisher young people's book of the oceans