WorldCat Identities

Barrett, Peter 1935-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 313 publications in 7 languages and 16,338 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biographies  Literature  Fiction  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Readers (Publications)  Trivia and miscellanea  Field guides  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: SF445.7, 636.807
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Barrett
 
Most widely held works by Peter Barrett
Moses the kitten by James Herriot( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedraggled orphaned kitten is nursed back to health on a Yorkshire farm and when he recovers turns out to have a very unusual idea about the identity of his mother
Only one woof by James Herriot( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials
James Herriot's treasury for children by James Herriot( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the author's stories for children, including "Moses the Kitten," "The Market Square Dog," and "Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb."
Dinosaur babies by Lucille Recht Penner( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and behavior of baby dinosaurs
S-s-snakes! by Lucille Recht Penner( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Give details about physical characteristics and habits of snakes, including things such as they never blink and they can even spit poison in their enemy's eyes
A day in the life of a baby bear by Peter Barrett( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little bear's first swim almost becomes a disaster when a strong current sweeps her away from the shore
The world of animals by Desmond Morris( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the habitat and behavior of various animals around the world
Horses by Joyce Pope( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces members of the horse family and notes the ways in which man uses donkeys, horses, and ponies
A closer look at elephants by John Frederick Holbrook( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics of African and Indian elephants
A closer look at prehistoric mammals by Elizabeth Strachan( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 303 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 lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the habitat and behavior of lions and tigers, with some attention to snow leopards, jaguars, and cheetahs
Mammals by Tessa Board( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to mammals, the animal group which includes the ape, wolf, whale, and bat
Birds by Tessa Board( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs discuss the general characteristics of birds of all sizes and from all over the world
A closer look at horses by Neil Thomson( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and French and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution of horses and describes today's breeds
The amazing fact book of birds by Rosalind Lenga( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief descriptions of twenty-four unusual birds, including the roseate spoonbill, quetzal, flamingo, toucan, and ostrich
The amazing fact book of insects by Casey Horton( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief descriptions with larger-than-life pictures of twenty-three insects, including the dung beetle, lantern fly, and mole cricket
Mountains and deserts by Gerard Cheshire( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the Rocky Mountains and the American southwest as examples, describes the plants and animal species that exist in these environments
A closer look at prehistoric mammals by L. B Halstead( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 222 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
Elephants( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics and habits of African and Indian elephants and traces the elephant family back to prehistoric times
The complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds, profiling habitat, plummage, nesting and food by David Alderton( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents entries on bird species and families from around the world, with information on the physical characteristics, migration pattern, behavior, distribution, habitat, nest, eggs, and diet
 
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Moses the kitten
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Only one woofJames Herriot's treasury for childrenDinosaur babiesS-s-snakes!Mountains and desertsThe complete illustrated encyclopedia of birds of the world : the ultimate reference source and identifier for 1600 birds, profiling habitat, plummage, nesting and food
Alternative Names
Barret, Peter.

Barret, Peter, 1935-

Barrett, P. 1935- (Peter)

Barrett, P. (Peter), 1935-

Barrett, Peter

Barrett, Peter J.

Barrett, Peter John, 1935-

Peter Barrett

Peter Barrett Brits illustrator

Peter Barrett Illustrateur d'histoire naturelle, peintre

Peter Barrett piktor britanik

Peter Barrett pintor britànic

Peter Barrett pintor británico

Peter Barrett pittore britannico

بيتر باريت رسام بريطاني

پیتر برت

바렛, 피터

バレット, ピーター

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