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Legg, Gerald

Overview
Works: 73 works in 242 publications in 11 languages and 9,008 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Fiction  Atlases  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL49, 598.2913
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gerald Legg
Publications by Gerald Legg
Most widely held works by Gerald Legg
Amazing tropical birds by Gerald Legg( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce amazing tropical birds, including the Gouldian finch, Lady Amherst's pheasant, and the sulphur-crested cockatoo
From seed to sunflower by Gerald Legg( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Large illustrations and simple text present the lifecycle of a sunflower from seed to flower. Suggested level: junior
From egg to chicken by Gerald Legg( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
"Large illustrations and simple text describe what an egg is made of and how it hatches into a chicken" -- Title page verso
From caterpillar to butterfly by Gerald Legg( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Large illustrations and simple text describe how caterpillars become butterflies
The X-ray picture book of amazing animals by Gerald Legg( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce amazing animals, including the tiger, the elephant, and the whale
Life in the desert by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Defines deserts and answers questions about life in the desert
Rats by Gerald Legg( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Describes different types of rats, how they look, where they live, and why they are scary
Octopuses and squid by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Describes the appearance and behavior of octopuses and squid and examines why they are frightening, also includes a fun world map of where octopus and squid species can be found
Bears by Gerald Legg( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Finnish and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of various species of bears
Dragons by Gerald Legg( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Takes a comprehensive look at the mythology of the dragon, a creature that has held a powerful fascination for mankind for thousands of years and inspired countless religions, authors and artists. In addition to examining the myths, this title also examines the famous hoaxes and real-life creatures that might have inspired the legends
Alligators and crocodiles by Gerald Legg( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Describes the appearance and behavior of crocodiles and their relatives and examines why they are frightening
Birds of prey by Gerald Legg( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics of birds of prey, shows how they hunt, raise their young, and their enemies
The world of animal life by Gerald Legg( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Explores how animal's bodies both adapt to their environments and function internally
Sharks by Gerald Legg( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Describes the lives, different kinds, and exploitation of sharks
The world of plant life by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Introduces characteristics of plant life including photosynthesis, reproduction, and respiration, along with specialized habitats, including deserts, mountains, under water, and attached to host plants
The X-ray picture book of incredible creatures by Gerald Legg( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Looks at animals, both real and imaginary, from many perspectives, including cross-sections showing internal anatomy. Nests and other habitats are also examined and discussed
The world of insect life by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Introduces characteristics of all insect life including mating, feeding, self-defense, along with specialized habitats, including rain forest, woodland, and desert
Minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Arabic and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Examines the characteristics and habits of creatures such as insects, leeches, centipedes, spiders, scorpions, earthworms, and snails
Monster animals by Gerald Legg( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Introduces various types of unusual animals including some imaginary and extinct ones
Find out about minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations describe different types of insects, mollusks and arachnids
 
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Alternative Names
レッグ, ジェラルド
Languages
English (129)
Spanish (11)
Dutch (5)
French (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Arabic (1)
Korean (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Finnish (1)
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