WorldCat Identities

Piper, Ross

Overview
Works: 22 works in 75 publications in 3 languages and 5,576 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ross Piper
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures by Ross Piper( )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Presents an overview of the animals that have the greatest impact on our lives, from the creatures that eat our crops to the ones that invade our homes and those that transmit diseases"--Publisher description
Extinct animals : an encyclopedia of species that have disappeared during human history by Ross Piper( )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an encyclopedic overview of animals that have become extinct during human history, and discusses the factors of extinction, including climate change, habitat destruction, and human predation
Extraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animals by Ross Piper( )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of the strangest and most unusual animals in the animal kingdom
Animal Earth : the amazing diversity of living creatures by Ross Piper( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects information and images of animal species that are often overlooked by traditional surveys, showcasing the bizarre and strange creatures that populate the world
Survival! : staying alive in the wild by Ross Piper( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the science behind the plants and methods used in wilderness survival"--Provided by publisher
Extreme lunch : life and death in the food chain by Ross Piper( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents various plants and animals and explains their role in the food chain including how adaptations help them survive"--Provided by publisher
Fingerprint wizards : the secrets of forensic science by Ross Piper( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An introduction to forensic science procedures including the examination of fingerprints, DNA, gunpowder, fibers, and handwriting found at a crime scene"--Provided by publisher
Death zone : can humans survive at 26,000 feet? by Ross Piper( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the science behind mountain climbing including the effects of high altitudes on the human body"--Provided by publisher
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts : bizarre insect defenses by Ruth Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take defense to a whole new level. From caterpillars that disguise themselves as blobs of bird poop to beetles that repel predators with poisonous, boiling-hot farts, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!
Survivors : living in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at conditions in some of the world's most extreme climates and locations, and shows how animals have adapted to survive in the depths of the ocean, arid deserts, the Arctic, and other places
Blood, poop, & dead skin : the things insects eat by Ruth Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take disgusting eating habits to a whole new level. From dung beetles slurping up elephant poop soup to tiny creatures that could be feasting on your body right now, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!
Intestines, zombies, & jumping beans : extraordinary insect life cycles by Ruth Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside this book, meet 12 insects whose life cycles take weird to a whole new level. From wasps that turn spiders into zombies to help them take care of their larvae to bot flies that start life by burrowing into a horse's tongue, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!
Unbekannter Planet Die erstaunliche Vielfalt unserer Tierwelt by Ross Piper( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corpses, cats, & moldy cheese : the places insects live by Ruth Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take "home sweet home" to a whole new level. From maggots that wriggle and crawl through blocks of cheese to the tiny bloodsuckers that set up home on our pets, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!
Death zone! : can humans survive at 8,000 metres? by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extreme survivors : living in the world's most extreme places by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Survivors is packed full of incredible information about some of the world's toughest creatures. Find out how long whales can hold their breath, why penguins don't get frostbite and how water bears can live through almost anything--ever being cooked."--Back cover
Known Cryptocephalus coryli, C. decemmaculatus and C. nitidulus sites : their history, characteristics and recommendations for management by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rare species of UK Cryptocephalus : the current state of knowledge by Ross Piper( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirarezaru chikyū dōbutsu daizukan : odorokubeki seibutsu no tayōsei by Ross Piper( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Extinct animals : an encyclopedia of species that have disappeared during human history
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Extinct animals : an encyclopedia of species that have disappeared during human historyExtraordinary animals : an encyclopedia of curious and unusual animalsSurvival! : staying alive in the wildExtreme lunch : life and death in the food chainFingerprint wizards : the secrets of forensic scienceDeath zone : can humans survive at 26,000 feet?Survivors : living in the world's most extreme placesSurviving in the world's most extreme places
Alternative Names
Ross Piper zoologist, author

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