WorldCat Identities

Parker, Jane 1951-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 171 publications in 4 languages and 6,511 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Popular works  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Field guides 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jane Parker
The encyclopedia of sharks by Steve Parker( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are actual facts that dispel the myths and legends surrounding the feared and misunderstood shark. With full-color photographs on every page plus maps and illustrations, the book document every aspect of these beautiful animals, the myths and legends that surround them, the threat that we as humans pose to them, and how the species has evolved
Oceans by Jane Parker( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the nature and location of our oceans, their inhabitants, their importance to the environment, how we are destroying them, and how they can be saved
Collecting fossils : hold prehistory in the palm of your hand by Steve Parker( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on how and where to find fossils, the preparation and tools needed for collecting them, and how to identify the various kinds: plant, invertebrate, and vertebrate
Rainforests by Jane Parker( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the structure and extent of the world's rainforests, describing the wealth and diversity of plants and animals found in them and efforts to stop the destruction of these precious resources
Pyramids and temples by Jane Parker( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at the various types of structures used in religious ceremonies by people throughout history, from caves and ancient pyramids to classical temples and modern cathedrals
Deserts & drylands by Steve Parker( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of deserts, the plants and animals that live in them, and how humans are negatively affecting these arid areas of Earth
Mountains & valleys by Steve Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the highest and lowest places on earth are formed, and discusses climate zones and weather factors for mountains and valleys
The fantastic book of horses by Jane Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how horses live and compete, how to care for them, and how they are used
Territories by Steve Parker( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and French and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the purposes and kinds of territories occupied and defended by animals in nature and the ways in which they obtain and keep them
Migration by Steve Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines different kinds of migratory movement and the animals that use them, from birds and butterflies to the great whales. Suggested level: intermediate
Mountains by Keith Lye( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the rich and varied environments of the earth's mountainous regions as exemplified by five of the most famous mountains in the world
Rivers by Jane Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the rich and varied environments of the earth's rivers as exemplified by five of the most famous rivers in the world
Insects by Jane Parker( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the world of insects, discussing such aspects as appearance, evolution, pollination, and the spread of disease. Includes math and art projects and links insects to history, geography, and literature
Deserts by Jane Parker( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the rich and varied environments of the earth's desert regions as exemplified by five of the driest deserts in the world
Seas & oceans by Jane Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the rich and varied environments of the earth's seas and oceans, as exemplified by five of the most famous of them
I can experiment : fun-to-do simple science projects for young people by Steve Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines learning and play in sixteen simple step-by-step projects, including how mirrors work, color, sound, temperature, wind, the way light travels and more
Incredible bugs : the ultimate guide to the world of insects by Rick Imes( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature works : fun-to-do nature projects for younger children by Steve Parker( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in 16 delightful and carefully planned step-by-step projects, Sally Walton has formulated a crafts teaching programme that will stimulate, educate and fascinate. She shows how to create toys and ornaments
Nature projects : fun-to-do projects for kids shown step by step by Steve Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HANDICRAFTS. This title features fun-to-do projects for kids that are shown step by step. It features 16 stimulating projects to help youngsters learn about the world around them. The ideas include leafy gift wrap, a wild flower window box, a bean-in-a-box maze, and a wiggly wormery. Clear stage-by-stage photographs show children completing each project, so that young readers learn alongside them. It uses simple materials and basic equipment that are easy to find around the home. An informative introduction provides simple instructions on safety and caring for the environment. It is suitable for ages 3-7 years - for older readers to use with the minimum supervision, and for younger children to enjoy with adult help. Combining learning and play, this book is designed to introduce young children to nature study with fascinating practical examples. Ages 5+
Focus on insects by Jane Parker( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The encyclopedia of sharks
Alternative Names
Parker, Jane Alison 1951-

Languages
English (82)

French (16)

Arabic (3)

Italian (2)

Covers
OceansCollecting fossils : hold prehistory in the palm of your handRainforestsPyramids and templesDeserts & drylandsMountains & valleysThe fantastic book of horsesMountains