WorldCat Identities

Orr, Richard

Overview
Works: 140 works in 288 publications in 14 languages and 10,694 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Artist
Classifications: QL737.P96, 598
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Orr
Richard Orr's nature cross-sections by Richard Orr( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes detailed cross-sections of ecosystems, such as a rainforest, and structures, such as a beehive, a beaver lodge, a termite city, and a section of Arctic life. Tells how animals make their homes and the importance of conservation through an oversized format of double-page spreads and detailed pictures
The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and more than 500 illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and ecological role of predatory animals
The bird atlas by Barbara Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habitats of birds around the world
The animal family by Clive K Catchpole( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
Dinosaurs by Kate Petty( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations introduce a variety of dinosaurs, providing information on physical charateristics, eating habits, and habitat
The tropical rainforest by Gerard Cheshire( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations identify the plants and animals of the Amazon River region, from the swamps of the Amazon delta through the layers of the tropical rainforest
A closer look at apes by David Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of the ape family which includes the gibbon, orang-utan, gorilla, and chimpanzee
The Poles by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies and discusses the various habitats found in the Antarctic and Arctic regions as well as indigenous plants and animals of these areas
A visual introduction to wild cats by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the different kinds of wild cats, their physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and relationship with humans
A closer look at jungles by Joyce Pope( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the plants and animals of the tropical forests that are threatened by the spread of civilization
Birds and how they live by David Burnie( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the physical characteristics, courtship and mating behavior, habitats and food-gathering behavior activities of many species of birds around the world
Apes by M Fitzpatrick( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly introduces gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees and gibbons
A closer look at prehistoric mammals by Elizabeth Strachan( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the coming of the age of mammals and how it reached its height three million years ago with the arrival of humans
The burrow book by Richard Orr( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of burrowing animals, insects, and arachnids that live in five different habitats around the world: woodland, arctic, forest floor, prairie, and desert
A closer look at lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the habitat and behavior of lions and tigers, with some attention to snow leopards, jaguars, and cheetahs
A closer look at prehistoric reptiles by L. B Halstead( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution of prehistoric reptiles including dinosaurs, sea serpents, and lizards
A closer look at bears and pandas by Bibby Whittaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of bears and pandas, large mammals mainly found in North America and northeast Asia with an acute sense of smell
A closer look at plant life by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of plant life on earth and discusses types of plants and the functions of their parts
A closer look at prehistoric mammals by L. B Halstead( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Afrikaans and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the coming of the age of mammals and how it reached its height three million years ago with the arrival of humans
A closer look at dogs by David Cook( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses dogs and their place in the order Carnivora, compares them with wolves on many points, and considers their uses today
 
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Alternative Names
Orr, R.

Orr, R. (Richard)

אור, ריצ׳ארד

오르, 리처드

오어, 리처드

オー, リチャード

オアー, リチャード

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The tropical rainforestThe PolesA visual introduction to wild catsBirds and how they liveThe burrow book