WorldCat Identities

Taylor, Barbara 1954-

Overview
Works: 549 works in 1,540 publications in 12 languages and 62,967 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: QL104,
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 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,334 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 )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the characteristics of oceans and the forces and principles which act upon them, demonstrating with experiments and models
Desert life by Frank Greenaway( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variety of life found in the desert, including the Greek tortoise, desert scorpion, and jewel wasp
I wonder why zippers have teeth and other questions about inventions by Barbara Taylor( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines major inventions which had an impact on the world, from the plow and wheel to robots and satellites
Apes and monkeys by Barbara Taylor( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 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
I wonder why soap makes bubbles and other questions about science by Barbara Taylor( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions and answers to various science areas including "What makes bathroom mirrors fog up?" and "Why do rainbows happen?"
Pond life by Frank Greenaway( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 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 )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,060 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
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 )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines, in text and photographs, the animals and plants that live in and along a river. Suggested level : primary, intermediate
Meadow by Kim Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the animals and plants found in meadows, including the crab spider, partridge chicks, and cocksfoot grass
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 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments using common household items illustrate the principles of sound, electricity and magnets, weather and simple chemistry
Animal giants by Barbara Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the largest animals of land, air, and sea
Weather by Andrew Haslam( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 887 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 877 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
Weather and climate by Barbara Taylor( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and French and held by 845 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Maps and mapping by Barbara Taylor( Book )

21 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
Incredible plants by Barbara Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in words and exposes through close-up photographs the amazing anatomy of a variety of plants
Sound by Terry Cash( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and French and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the principles of sound and includes instructions for a variety of experiments examining such topics as echoes, acoustics, and the speed of sound
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Arctic & Antarctic
Alternative Names
Taylor, B.

Taylor, Barbara A.

Taylor, Barbara A. 1954-

Taylor Barbara Anne 1954-....

Teilore, Barbara 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 forestOceansDesert lifeI wonder why zippers have teeth and other questions about inventionsApes and monkeysI wonder why soap makes bubbles and other questions about sciencePond lifeCoral reef