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Walker, Richard 1951-

Overview
Works: 183 works in 646 publications in 16 languages and 29,236 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Atlases  Pictorial works  Picture books  Toy and movable books  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Illustrator, Editor, Other
Classifications: QP37, 612
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Walker
Eyewitness human body by Richard Walker( Book )

54 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,432 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
The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body by David Macaulay( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as only David Macaulay could. Page after page of beautifully illustrated spreads detail everything from cells to the bones and organs they build, clearly explaining the function of each, and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This book is for you and everyone you know. It can serve as a reference for children of all ages, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how their body works. This informative and engaging guide introduces you to you, and you will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside yourself. When you open the cover you will see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains THE WAY WE WORK. There is no other book like it!
DK guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,456 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 1,364 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.--
Genes & DNA by Richard Walker( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,056 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Become an expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide to the wildlife in your own backyard
Microscopic life by Richard Walker( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the world of things unseen
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 777 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
Body : [an amazing tour of human anatomy] by Richard Walker( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 760 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
Ouch! : how your body makes it through a very bad day by Richard Walker( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 663 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 641 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 620 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
A right to die? by Richard Walker( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the moral and ethical aspects of euthanasia and related topics
The Kingfisher first human body encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work
Firefly guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 584 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 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully illustrated, authoritative, and completely up-to-date guide to every aspect of the adolescent mind and body
Body : bones, muscles, blood and other body bits by Richard Walker( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a weird world out there-dazzle your friends with wacky facts and more from this mega new series. Did you know? The smallest bone in your body, the stirrup bone, lives deep inside your ear. A sneeze can burst through your nostrils at an astonishing 160 mph. A nerve impulse takes on hundredth of a second to travel from your big toe to your spinal cord. A full-color, fun, and informative series, Secret Worlds offers a chance to get your teeth deep into a wide range of fascinating subjects from nature, history, and science. Every title has: Easy-to-read narrative text written by a specialist who combines expert knowledge with an entertaining and fresh style. Superb color photography that entices the reader into the subject world with close-up views and dramatic shots. Weird World feature boxes that reveal a wealth of wacky facts. Tried-and-tested websites to check out the latest info. A mega reference section with even more facts and figures for the enthusiast. Suitable for children aged ten and up - as well as every other family member who is curious about the subject
Human body : a visual encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 413 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 399 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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The way we work : getting to know the amazing 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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The way we work : getting to know the amazing human bodyDK guide to the human bodyEncyclopedia of the human bodyGenes & DNANature rangerMicroscopic lifeDr. Frankenstein's human body book : the monstrous truth about how your body worksBody : [an amazing tour of human anatomy]