WorldCat Identities

Legg, Gerald

Overview
Works: 70 works in 235 publications in 12 languages and 9,137 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Fiction  Atlases  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL49, 598.2913
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Gerald Legg
Amazing tropical birds by Gerald Legg( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 9 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce amazing tropical birds, including the Gouldian finch, Lady Amherst's pheasant, and the sulphur-crested cockatoo
From seed to sunflower by Gerald Legg( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large illustrations and simple text present the lifecycle of a sunflower from seed to flower. Suggested level: junior
From egg to chicken by Gerald Legg( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large illustrations and simple text describe what an egg is made of and how it hatches into a chicken
From caterpillar to butterfly by Gerald Legg( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large illustrations and simple text describe how caterpillars become butterflies
The X-ray picture book of amazing animals by Gerald Legg( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce amazing animals, including the tiger, the elephant, and the whale
Life in the desert by Gerald Legg( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines deserts and answers questions about life in the desert
Rats by Gerald Legg( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of rats, how they look, where they live, and why they are scary
Octopuses and squid by Gerald Legg( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance and behavior of octopuses and squid and examines why they are frightening, also includes a fun world map of where octopus and squid species can be found
Dragons by Gerald Legg( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a comprehensive look at the mythology of the dragon, a creature that has held a powerful fascination for mankind for thousands of years and inspired countless religions, authors and artists. In addition to examining the myths, this title also examines the famous hoaxes and real-life creatures that might have inspired the legends
Bears by Gerald Legg( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Finnish and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of various species of bears
Alligators and crocodiles by Gerald Legg( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance and behavior of crocodiles and their relatives and examines why they are frightening
Birds of prey by Gerald Legg( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics of birds of prey, shows how they hunt, raise their young, and their enemies
The world of animal life by Gerald Legg( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how animal's bodies both adapt to their environments and function internally
Sharks by Gerald Legg( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives, different kinds, and exploitation of sharks
The world of plant life by Gerald Legg( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces characteristics of plant life including photosynthesis, reproduction, and respiration, along with specialized habitats, including deserts, mountains, under water, and attached to host plants
The world of insect life by Gerald Legg( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces characteristics of all insect life including mating, feeding, self-defense, along with specialized habitats, including rainforest, woodland, and desert. The World of Insect Life provides a fascinating introduction to the most numerous creatures on Earth -- insects! In this book, young readers will learn about the different parts of an insect, including its armor-like outer skeleton, and they will discover how insects see, feel, and fly, how they hunt for food, and how they defend themselves against attackers. From blood-sucking fleas to diving beetles, this book shows insects in an eye-opening new light!
The X-ray picture book of incredible creatures by Gerald Legg( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at animals, both real and imaginary, from many perspectives, including cross-sections showing internal anatomy. Nests and other habitats are also examined and discussed
Minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Arabic and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics and habits of creatures such as insects, leeches, centipedes, spiders, scorpions, earthworms, and snails
Monster animals by Gerald Legg( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various types of unusual animals including some imaginary and extinct ones
Find out about minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe different types of insects, mollusks and arachnids
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.12 for Alligators ... to 0.61 for Minibeasts ...)

The X-ray picture book of amazing animals
Alternative Names
レッグ, ジェラルド

Languages
Covers
From seed to sunflowerFrom egg to chickenFrom caterpillar to butterflyThe X-ray picture book of amazing animalsLife in the desertRatsOctopuses and squidDragons