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Legg, Gerald

Overview
Works: 74 works in 225 publications in 9 languages and 9,431 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL49, 598.2913
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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 )
17 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce amazing tropical birds, including the Gouldian finch, Lady Amherst's pheasant, and the sulphur-crested cockatoo
The X-ray picture book of amazing animals by Gerald Legg( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs introduce amazing animals, including the tiger, the elephant, and the whale
From egg to chicken by Gerald Legg( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Large illustrations and simple text describe what an egg is made of and how it hatches into a chicken
From seed to sunflower by Gerald Legg( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Large illustrations and simple text present the lifecycle of a sunflower from seed to flower
From caterpillar to butterfly by Gerald Legg( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Introducing simple biology in a detailed and fascinating way, From Tadpole to Frog traces the lifecycle of this familiar animal. Reproduction, birth, growth, food and survival are all covered in these beautifully illustrated books. Lifecycles is a series of four books that focus on animals familiar to most children. Written by a zoologist, these books are accurate and scientific, and written to promote further discussion, but essentially they are also full of interesting details that children will love. Suitable for KS1-2
Life in the desert by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 494 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 457 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 428 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 420 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 415 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 351 libraries worldwide
Describes the appearance and behavior of crocodiles and their relatives and examines why they are frightening
Sharks by Gerald Legg( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Describes the lives, different kinds, and exploitation of sharks
Birds of prey by Gerald Legg( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 330 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 322 libraries worldwide
Explores how animal's bodies both adapt to their environments and function internally
The world of plant life by Gerald Legg( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 309 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 )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 308 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 297 libraries worldwide
Introduces characteristics of all insect life including mating, feeding, self-defense, along with specialized habitats, including rainforest, woodland, and desert. The World of Insect Life provides a fascinating introduction to the most numerous creatures on Earth -- insects! In this book, young readers will learn about the different parts of an insect, including its armor-like outer skeleton, and they will discover how insects see, feel, and fly, how they hunt for food, and how they defend themselves against attackers. From blood-sucking fleas to diving beetles, this book shows insects in an eye-opening new light!
Minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 235 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Introduces various types of unusual animals including some imaginary and extinct ones
Find out about minibeasts by Gerald Legg( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 143 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 (122)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (5)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Korean (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Finnish (1)
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