WorldCat Identities

Walker, Richard 1951-

Overview
Works: 180 works in 673 publications in 14 languages and 29,562 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Scientific atlases  Popular works  Toy and movable books  Picture books  Pictorial works  History  Software 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Walker
Eyewitness human body by Richard Walker( Book )

50 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to the human body, exploring the different regions, parts, and functions and discusses the history of scientific research into how the body works and why
DK guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the tiniest cell to the largest bone, this book explores all the parts of the human body. Photos
Encyclopedia of the human body by Richard Walker( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DK continues its commitment to providing comprehensive reference books for young readers with the Encyclopedia of the Human Body. Perfect for use as a family guide to understanding how the body works and for supporting the science studies of school-age children, this volume is packed with bold illustrations and easy-to-follow text. The most challenging anatomical concepts, from how our skeletons support our body weight to the impact computer imaging is having on the fight against disease, are clearly presented for ease in understanding. Fascinating information on the history of medicine and its pioneers rounds out this must-have compendium.--
Body : [an amazing tour of human anatomy] by Richard Walker( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and colorful illustrations introduce the make up of the human body with cutaway drawings and explanations of the functions of the various body parts
Genes & DNA by Richard Walker( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the intricate mysteries, of genes and their functions, DNA technology and genetic engineering to the facinating insights of biology in the world around us
Nature ranger by Richard Walker( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Become an expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide to the wildlife in your own backyard. It's full of easy-to-do activities and amazing things to see, discover, and explore
Microscopic life by Richard Walker( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the world of things unseen. KFK Microscopic Life explores the world of tiny organisms that exist among us, from the bacteria in our bodies to the mites that live in our carpets. Meet the fungi and molds that help us in our daily lives, as well as the microscopic worms and viruses that can cause worldwide epidemics. Discover how we study these minute life-forms through microscopes and learn how scientists use them to find cures for diseases to make the world a healthier place. Microscopic Life explores the tiny worlds that exist around us and even within us! Examine how some organisms help us fight diseases and others help to produce food. But bacteria can also be harmful, causing tooth decay, food poisoning, and many deadly epidemics. Students will be amazed at the vast range of microscopic life and at the close proximity in which they live to humans!
Dr. Frankenstein's human body book : the monstrous truth about how your body works by Richard Walker( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader becomes the good doctor's trusty lab assistant as he reconstructs a human body from the skeleton out, in a title that uses bold imagery and the most recent scientific information to bring the human body to life
Ouch! : how your body makes it through a very bad day by Richard Walker( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the human body, especially how it defends itself from many sources of harm
Epidemics & plagues by Richard Walker( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plagues have been an ongoing feature of human history, and this addition to the award-winning KFK series places today's heightened interest in global health issues in a larger historical context. Using a mix of science and history, Epidemics & Plagues reveals how certain diseases become worldwide killers, and provides comprehensive answers to readers' most pressing questions. From the Black Death of thirteenth-century Europe, to AIDS, SARS, and avian influenza, Epidemics & Plagues peers through the microscope at the agents that cause the diseases and also uncovers the superstitions and drama surrounding them
New atlas of human anatomy( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents anatomically exact, three-dimensional, computer-generated images of the human body, featuring both systemic and regional anatomy, and includes descriptive text, a glossary, and discussion of the history of anatomical illustration. Includes an interactive CD-ROM sampler
How the incredible human body works-- by the Brainwaves by Richard Walker( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the various systems of the body with the help of imaginary characters known as the Brainwaves, with separate sections and gatefolds covering the muscular, digestive, and respiratory systems, and explanations on how the body fights disease
The Kingfisher first human body encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work
A right to die? by Richard Walker( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the moral and ethical aspects of euthanasia and related topics
Firefly guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated handbook of human anatomy and physiology includes an alphabetical glossary defining more than six hundred medical terms
How sex works : a clear, comprehensive guide for teenagers to emotional, physical, and sexual maturity by Elizabeth Fenwick( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully illustrated, authoritative, and completely up-to-date guide to every aspect of the adolescent mind and body
The children's atlas of the human body : actual size bones, muscles, and organs in full color by Richard Walker( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the human body through illustrations and photographs. Includes discussion of body systems, the senses, muscles, growth and more. Life-size human anatomy chart in back pocket
Human body : a visual encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system--
Animal life by Richard Walker( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines animals such as sea animals, spiders, mammals plus studies their behavior, homes, and care of their offspring and eggs
 
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Encyclopedia of the human body
Alternative Names
Uoker, Richard 1951-

Volkers, Ričards 1951-

Walker, Richard Jr

Walker, Richard W

Walker, Richard William 1951-

ريتشارد ووكر، 1951-

ووكير، ريتشارد، 1951-

워커, 리차드 1951-

워커, 리처드 1951-

ウォーカー, リチャード

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DK guide to the human bodyEncyclopedia of the human bodyBody : [an amazing tour of human anatomy]Genes & DNANature rangerMicroscopic lifeDr. Frankenstein's human body book : the monstrous truth about how your body worksOuch! : how your body makes it through a very bad day