WorldCat Identities

Taylor, Barbara 1954-

Overview
Works: 560 works in 1,703 publications in 12 languages and 64,332 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Other, Editor
Classifications: QL104, 591.929
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Taylor
Arctic & Antarctic by Barbara Taylor( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the polar regions and flora and fauna that survive in these hostile conditions
Rain forest by Frank Greenaway( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variety of life found in a rain forest, including the flying gecko, poison dart frog, and curly-haired tarantula
Oceans by Andrew Haslam( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the characteristics of oceans and the forces and principles which act upon them, demonstrating with experiments and models
Apes and monkeys by Barbara Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through an examination of both the ape and the monkey, the difference between these two creatures, the manner in which they live in their own part of the world, and their connection to the human race is explored. Apes and Monkeys is a fascinating introduction to our nearest animal relatives. Young readers will enjoy meeting chattering chimps and curious colobus monkeys, as well as learning about the remarkable things apes and monkeys do. Species from around the world are introduced by continent, and the differences between apes and monkeys are clearly explained
Desert life by Frank Greenaway( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variety of life found in the desert, including the Greek tortoise, desert scorpion, and jewel wasp
Pond life by Frank Greenaway( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variety of life found in ponds, including the common newt, stickleback, and great diving beetle. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Coral reef by Jane Burton( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variety of life found on coral reefs, including the seahorse, hermit crab, and sea slug. Natural habitats grow larger than life through magnificent, specially commissioned photographs, accompanied by clear text and fascinating captions
I wonder why soap makes bubbles and other questions about science by Barbara Taylor( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers to various science areas including "What makes bathroom mirrors fog up?" and "Why do rainbows happen?"
Insects by Barbara Taylor( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to insects, including their types, physical characteristics, instincts, life cyles, and food habits
River life by Frank Greenaway( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines, in text and photographs, the various animals and plants that live in and along a river
Meadow by Kim Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the animals and plants found in meadows, including the crab spider, partridge chicks, and cocksfoot grass
Animal giants by Barbara Taylor( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the largest animals of land, air, and sea
175 more science experiments to amuse and amaze your friends : experiments! tricks! things to make! by Terry Cash( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments using common household items illustrate the principles of sound, electricity and magnets, weather, and simple chemistry
Weather by Andrew Haslam( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarifies the study of the forces and principles involved with weather through the use of models and associated activities
Animal homes by Barbara Taylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of animal homes, including those of ants, termites, birds and small mammals, are depicted in this book. Beautiful pictures are embellished with interesting and accurate information about each featured animal
Maps and mapping by Barbara Taylor( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what maps are and why they are used, introduces symbols found on maps, and describes how cartographers map the world. Includes related activities. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Weather and climate by Barbara Taylor( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and French and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to weather and climate, discussing world climates, seasons, violent weather, weather pollution, and the elements of changing weather. Includes instructions for making a weather station
Incredible plants by Barbara Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in words and exposes through close-up photographs the amazing anatomy of a variety of plants
I wonder why zippers have teeth and other questions about inventions by Barbara Taylor( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Persian and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers a wide variety of questions about the invention of common household items
Electricity and magnets by Terry Cash( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery of electricity, how it is generated, and the links between electricity and magnetism. Includes instructions for experiments
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Arctic & Antarctic
Alternative Names
Taylor, B.

Taylor B. 1954-

Taylor, Barbara A.

Taylor, Barbara A. 1954-

Taylor Barbara Anne 1954-....

Teilore, Barbara 1954-

Тейлор Б. А. 1954-

Тэйлор Б. 1954-

Тэйлор Б. А. 1954-

باربرا تايلور، 1954-

تيلور، باربارا، 1954-

تيلور، باربرا، 1954-

테일러, 바바라 1954-

테일러, 바버라 1954-

テイラー, バーバラ

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Rain forestOceansApes and monkeysDesert lifePond lifeCoral reefI wonder why soap makes bubbles and other questions about scienceInsects