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Orr, Richard

Overview
Works: 145 works in 266 publications in 10 languages and 10,809 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: QH541.14, 574.5
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Publications about Richard Orr
Publications by Richard Orr
Most widely held works by Richard Orr
The hunters by Philip Whitfield( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Text and more than 500 illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and ecological role of predatory animals
Richard Orr's nature cross-sections by Richard Orr( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Includes detailed cross-sections of ecosystems, such as a rainforest, and structures, such as a beehive, a beaver lodge, a termite city, and a section of Arctic life. Tells how animals make their homes and the importance of conservation through an oversized format of double-page spreads and detailed pictures
A closer look at prehistoric mammals by Elizabeth Strachan( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Explains the coming of the age of mammals and how it reached its height three million years ago with the arrival of humans
The animal family by Clive Catchpole( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
"The infinite varieties of parenthood from courtship display to the day the young leave home"--Jacket subtitle
A closer look at bears and pandas by Susannah Cook( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and Portuguese and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics of bears and pandas, large mammals mainly found in North America and northeast Asia with an acute sense of smell
The tropical rainforest by Gerard Cheshire( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Identifies various habitats found in tropical rainforests including swamplands, estuaries and marsh lands as well as the different types of plants, insects and wildlife that inhabit them
The Poles by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Identifies and discusses the various habitats found in the Antarctic and Arctic regions as well as indigenous plants and animals of these areas
A visual introduction to wild cats by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Introduces the different kinds of wild cats, their physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and relationship with humans
A closer look at jungles by Joyce Pope( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Discusses the plants and animals of the tropical forests that are threatened by the spread of civilization
Birds and how they live by David Burnie( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Explores the physical characteristics, courtship and mating behavior, habitats, and food-gathering activities of many species of birds around the world
Dinosaurs by L. B Halstead( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Brief text and illustrations introduce the characteristics and habits of a variety of dinosaurs
The burrow book by Richard Orr( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Presents a variety of burrowing animals, insects, and arachnids that live in five different habitats around the world: woodland, arctic, forest floor, prairie, and desert
A closer look at lions and tigers by Jill Hughes( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Presents the habitat and behavior of lions and tigers, with some attention to snow leopards, jaguars, and cheetahs
A closer look at apes by David Cook( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics of the ape family which includes the gibbon, orangutan, gorilla, and chimpanzee
Apes by Henry Pluckrose( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Briefly introduces gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees, and gibbons
A closer look at prehistoric reptiles by L. B Halstead( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Discusses the evolution of prehistoric reptiles including dinosaurs, sea serpents, and lizards
A closer look at plant life by Bernard Stonehouse( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of plant life on earth and discusses types of plants and the functions of their parts
Sharing the world with animals by Marjorie B Shaw( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Discusses how life is supported by the earth and how everything living is inter-related and co-dependent on the life cycle
A closer look at dogs by David Cook( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Discusses dogs and their place in the order Carnivora, compares them with wolves on many points, and considers their uses today
A closer look at the dawn of life by L. B Halstead( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Discusses the origins of the Earth, the chemistry of life, the origin of life in the seas, and the history of life on land from the first plants to the emergence of mammals and man
 
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Alternative Names
Orr, R.
Orr, R. (Richard)
אור, ריצ׳ארד
オー, リチャード
オアー, リチャード
Languages
English (70)
Chinese (4)
Portuguese (4)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (2)
German (1)
French (1)
Arabic (1)
Finnish (1)
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