WorldCat Identities

Orr, Richard

Overview
Works: 170 works in 319 publications in 9 languages and 10,271 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Artist
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 713 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 )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 700 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 )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
The tropical rainforest by Gerard Cheshire( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies various habitats found in tropical rainforests including swamplands, estuaries and marsh lands as well as the different types of plants, insects and wildlife that inhabit them
Dinosaurs by Kate Petty( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations introduce a variety of dinosaurs, providing information on physical charateristics, eating habits, and habitat
The Poles by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 425 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 )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 391 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 )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 351 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 342 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 )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 327 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 319 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 )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Korean and held by 313 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 288 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 apes by David Cook( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of the ape family which includes the gibbon, orang-utan, gorilla, and chimpanzee
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 261 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 259 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 243 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 )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Afrikaans and held by 232 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
Sharing the world with animals by Marjorie B Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how life is supported by the earth and how everything living is inter-related and co-dependent on the life cycle
 
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The tropical rainforestThe PolesA visual introduction to wild catsBirds and how they liveThe burrow bookSharing the world with animals
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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