WorldCat Identities

Harvey, Derek

Overview
Works: 32 works in 70 publications in 6 languages and 5,400 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Popular works  Biography  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Trivia and miscellanea  Illustrated works  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: Q162, 500
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Derek Harvey
The science book by John Farndon( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innovative and accessible guide to theories in technology and nature. Learning about science can be daunting, but this book makes it easier by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the world of science to even the complete novice
How science works : the facts visually explained by Derek Harvey( Book )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science can be dauntingly complex, and it can be hard to separate the fundamental truths of science from the much-hyped pseudoscience that often appears in the media. This book shows you how science works. Each two- to four-page spread takes a concept apart and provides easy-to understand explanations. Now you'll be able to grasp the principles, from the structure of matter to climate change. -- adapted from back cover and perusal of book
Super nature encyclopedia : the 100 most incredible creatures on the planet by Derek Harvey( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a visual tour of the anatomical strengths of members of the animal kingdom and lends insight into their behaviors and abilities, from the reasons for the cheetah's speed to a termite's instinct to build a cooling system into its home. --
Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures : visual encyclopedia by Derek Harvey( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles more than two hundred sharks and fierce fish that call the ocean home, sharing details on the ocean habitats, body sizes, and tails of marine animals that range from barracudas to great whites
Nature's deadliest creatures : visual encyclopedia by Derek Harvey( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate visual guide to the strongest, scariest, and most dangerous animals on Earth. Dare to discover the frightening facts about all kinds of deadly animals, from their lethal jaws and claws to powerful venoms and stealthy hunting tactics." -- Back cover
Animal Antics : the funny things animals do by Derek Harvey( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Packed with amazing pictuers, this captures the funny moments when animals are simply being themselves. From disco-dancing bears to playful pandas and chuckling chimps, this book reveals why animals do the things they do."--
Did you know? : animals by Derek Harvey( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents random facts about animals around the world, including why tigers have stripes, how chameleons change color, and if flying fish can really fly.--
How to be good at science, technology & engineering by Robert Dinwiddie( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through space, and how the human eye sees colours! With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included. Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda
Knowledge genius!( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read up on fantastic facts and study more than 50 picture quizes with three levels of difficulty. The challenge gets harder as you work your way from Starter, to Challenger, and Genius category
Super tiburones y otras criaturas de las profundidades by Derek Harvey( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dive into the ocean and discover the different sharks and sea creatures who hunt in this watery world. This book presents a dazzling visual tour of the sea revealing the remarkable monsters that dwell in the ocean depths, from the deadliest predators to the most venomous creatures. With amazing and detailed 3D digital pictures of sharks, spectacular photography and stripped away images you'll see into the ocean depths. Take a virtual tour amongst the most monstrous sharks and deadliest creatures in the ocean. Ever wondered how a Hammerhead shark breaths? Or which sea creature is the most venomous? "SuperShark" will tell you, with each feature profiling these super creatures, giving you the stats, the cross-sections and the images that will show you how and tell you why. You can take a trip through the deadliest depths of the ocean, from the biting reef worm to the colossal squid. You can go on a truly amazing journey with "SuperShark."
The secret life of genes : decoding the blueprint of life by Derek Harvey( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Secret Life of Genes is the story of genetic science and how it makes each of us unique. It spans the discovery of the gene and the all-encompassing role it plays in biology: from controlling the inner workings of cells and the development of embryos, through patterns of inheritance, to the evolution of new forms of life. From there developed the vast and boundless field of genetic science and research."--
Animals up close( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Find yourself face-to-face with the world's most incredible creatures. See everything, from the hairs of a crab to the nose of a bat, closer than you've ever seen them before."-- Page 4 of cover
Superdieren van de zee by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoe jagen hongerige roofdieren en hoe overleven prooidieren? Ruim tachtig zeedieren en hun technieken in beeld. Met veel kleurenfoto's, feiten en grafieken. Vanaf ca. 10 t/m 14 jaar
El libro de la ciencia( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what the discovery of DNA meant
Superdieren : de grootste, snelste, gevaarlijkste wezens ter wereld by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wat is het slijmerigste dier? En welk dier kan zich heel goed vermommen? Kennismaking met honderd dieren die opvallen door o.a. hun snelheid, kracht of gedrag. Met (pagina)grote kleurenfoto's en grafiekjes. Vanaf ca. 10 t/m 14 jaar
Do you know about animals? by Derek Harvey( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the perfect first reference book, Why? Animals answers trivia questions about wild animals for kids through engaging facts and beautiful pictures of animals. Why? Animals uses a fun and interactive question and answer format, encouraging kids' curiosity as they engage with the information to find the answers to such questions as why tigers have stripes, why bees dance, and how chameleons change colour! Why? Animals focuses on wild animal facts that kids really want to know about and the questions that they ask, helping them learn easily about everything from penguins to elephants. From the depths of the jungle to the bottom of the sea, Why? Animals is packed with clearly organised bite-sized facts written by animal experts to help kids understand the answer to their questions that parents can't always answer!
Super nature : the 100 biggest, fastest, deadliest creatures on the planet by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"SuperNature" is a dazzling visual tour of nature that tells you all about the 100 greatest superstars of the animal kingdom, from the tiny flea to the enormous humpback whale. With amazing and detailed 3D digital pictures, spectacular photography and stripped away images to take you behind the scenes and "under the skin"; take a virtual safari amongst the most amazing creatures on our planet. Ever wondered how a cheetah can accelerate from 0 to 40mph in three seconds? Or how termites build cooling systems into their homes? "SuperNature" will tell you, with each feature profiling these animal superstars, giving you the stats, the cross-sections and the images that will show you how and tell you why. Take a trip through the animal kingdom, from the smallest barnacle to the tall and resilient Emperor penguin, and go on a truly amazing journey with "SuperNature."
Smithsonian super nature encyclopedia : the 100 most incredible creatures on the planet by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a visual tour of the anatomical strengths of members of the animal kingdom and lends insight into their behaviors and abilities, from the reasons for the cheetah's speed to a termite's instinct to build a cooling system into its home
Naturwissenschaften Spannende Phänomene - grafisch erklärt by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komplexes Wissen grafisch einzigartig erklärt! Das geniale Wissenschaftsbuch macht mithilfe übersichtlicher Illustrationen die Grundlagen und neusten Erkenntnisse aus allen naturwissenschaftlichen Disziplinen verständlich. Physik, Chemie, Biologie, Astronomie oder Mathematik: Durch über 300 moderne Infografiken werden selbst die kompliziertesten Phänomene und Fakten für jeden nachvollziehbar. Ob Schwerkraft, Stammzellen oder schwarze Löcher - hier gibt es faszinierende Antworten auf die spannendsten Fragen der Naturwissenschaften!
Incroyables animaux : les 100 records animaux les plus fous by Derek Harvey( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quel est l'animal terrestre le plus rapide ? Lequel est le plus venimeux ? Quel est le plus gros de tous ? Quel oiseau accomplit la plus longue migration ? Quels sont les animaux les plus féroces, puants, gluants, bruyants, astucieux, ou encore explosifs ? Une encyclopédie exceptionnelle consacrée aux records des "champions" du monde animal : 100 rencontres uniques, tout en photos, avec les espèces les plus étonnantes !Avec des photographies éblouissantes et spectaculaires de chaque animal mais aussi des chiffres et des records qui donnent toutes les informations sur la vie et les capacités de ces super athlètes de la nature
 
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Alternative Names
Hārvijs, Dereks

Languages
English (40)

French (6)

Dutch (3)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Czech (1)