WorldCat Identities

Orr, Richard

Overview
Works: 180 works in 327 publications in 11 languages and 9,946 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Other, Artist
Classifications: QL758, 574.52642
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 687 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 673 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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 493 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 461 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
The Poles by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 410 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 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the different kinds of wild cats, their physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and relationship with humans
Dinosaurs by Kate Petty( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations introduce a variety of dinosaurs, providing information on physical charateristics, eating habits, and habitat
Birds and how they live by David Burnie( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the physical characteristics, courtship and mating behavior, habitats, and food-gathering 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 318 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 310 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 305 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 279 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 jungles by Joyce Pope( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the plants and animals of the tropical forests that are threatened by the spread of civilization
A closer look at apes by David Cook( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics of the ape family which includes the gibbon, orang-utan, gorilla, and chimpanzee
A closer look at bears and pandas by Bibby Whittaker( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 250 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 prehistoric reptiles by L. B Halstead( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution of prehistoric reptiles including dinosaurs, sea serpents, and lizards
A closer look at plant life by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 234 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 held by 220 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
Jungles by Dougal Dixon( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the plants and animals of the tropical forests that are threatened by the spread of civilization
 
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The Poles
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The tropical rainforestThe PolesA visual introduction to wild catsBirds and how they liveThe burrow book
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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