WorldCat Identities

Harvey, Derek

Works: 42 works in 118 publications in 5 languages and 7,153 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Literature  History  Popular works  Biographies  Trivia and miscellanea  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Instructional and educational works 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: Q162, 500
Publication Timeline
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 1,096 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 788 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 )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 624 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 )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 609 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
Animal Antics : the funny things animals do by Derek Harvey( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Packed with amazing pictures, 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."--back cover
Nature's deadliest creatures : visual encyclopedia by Derek Harvey( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 407 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
Explanatorium of science( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Packed full of astounding close-up images, Explanatorium of Science is the ultimate guide to how the world works, explaining every aspect of science from gigantic galaxies to tiny cells and miniscule atoms
Knowledge genius!( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 287 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
Did you know? : animals by Derek Harvey( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 262 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 251 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
Animals up close( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 250 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
One million things : a visual encyclopedia( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general pictorial reference guide covers topics arranged into such categories as nature, human body, science and technology, space, history, and art and culture
Through the animal kingdom : [discover amazing animals and their remarkable homes] by Derek Harvey( Book )

6 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncover the mysteries of the animal kingdom in this incredible journey around the globe. Track a bald eagle as it soars above the Rocky Mountains or follow migrating zebras across the Serengeti as they attempt a dangerous river crossing. Then trail the elusive Amur leopard-- the rarest cat on Earth-- as it searches for food in the frozen forests of Siberia. Thirteen extraordinary habitats to explore. Thirteen unforgettable stories
The secret life of genes : decoding the blueprint of life by Derek Harvey( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 176 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."--
El libro de la ciencia( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 122 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 van de zee by Derek Harvey( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Dutch and held by 114 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
Como funciona la ciencia( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in Spanish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Science Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics to answer common questions and explain difficult concepts--not only the core science topics that eluded us at school, but also the cutting-edge science reported in the news. Have you ever wondered how airplanes stay in the air, how holograms are made, or how ants lift things many times their size? You'll find answers to these enigmas as well as learn about more complex developments, including the discovery of the Higgs boson, gravitational waves, and the mysteries of dark matter. Topic spreads include Q&A features, short-story sections, and simple graphics to answer all your questions about scientific principles, from familiar conundrums to mysteries that evade even the brightest minds
The science of animals : inside their secret world by Jamie Ambrose( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the everyday miracle of the animal kingdom. With spectacular photography and clear explanations, The science of animals reveals the incredible anatomy, behaviour, and beauty of every type of creature, from ahair to scale, whisker to tail
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.18 for Super natu ... to 0.86 for The secret ...)

Alternative Names
Hārvijs, Dereks