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Walker, Richard 1951-

Works: 167 works in 573 publications in 17 languages and 28,636 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Atlases  Pictorial works  Life skills guides  Miscellanea  Software 
Roles: Author, Creator, Illustrator, Editor, Other
Classifications: QP37, 612
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Publications about Richard Walker
Publications by Richard Walker
Most widely held works by Richard Walker
Eyewitness human body by Richard Walker( Book )
44 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,959 libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated introduction to the human body, exploring the different regions, parts, and functions and discusses the history of scientific research into how the body works and why
The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body by David Macaulay( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,288 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as only David Macaulay could. Page after page of beautifully illustrated spreads detail everything from cells to the bones and organs they build, clearly explaining the function of each, and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This book is for you and everyone you know. It can serve as a reference for children of all ages, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how their body works. This informative and engaging guide introduces you to you, and you will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside yourself. When you open the cover you will see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains THE WAY WE WORK. There is no other book like it!
DK guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
From the tiniest cell to the largest bone, this book explores all the parts of the human body. Photos
Encyclopedia of the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,446 libraries worldwide
DK continues its commitment to providing comprehensive reference books for young readers with the Encyclopedia of the Human Body. Perfect for use as a family guide to understanding how the body works and for supporting the science studies of school-age children, this volume is packed with bold illustrations and easy-to-follow text. The most challenging anatomical concepts, from how our skeletons support our body weight to the impact computer imaging is having on the fight against disease, are clearly presented for ease in understanding. Fascinating information on the history of medicine and its pioneers rounds out this must-have compendium.--
Body : [an amazing tour of human anatomy] by Richard Walker( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
Text and colorful illustrations introduce the make up of the human body with cutaway drawings and explanations of the functions of the various body parts. --
Genes & DNA by Richard Walker( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Explores the intricate mysteries, of genes and their functions, DNA technology and genetic engineering to the facinating insights of biology in the world around us
Microscopic life by Richard Walker( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Explore the world of things unseen. KFK Microscopic Life explores the world of tiny organisms that exist among us, from the bacteria in our bodies to the mites that live in our carpets. Meet the fungi and molds that help us in our daily lives, as well as the microscopic worms and viruses that can cause worldwide epidemics. Discover how we study these minute life-forms through microscopes and learn how scientists use them to find cures for diseases to make the world a healthier place. Microscopic Life explores the tiny worlds that exist around us and even within us! Examine how some organisms help us fight diseases and others help to produce food. But bacteria can also be harmful, causing tooth decay, food poisoning, and many deadly epidemics. Students will be amazed at the vast range of microscopic life and at the close proximity in which they live to humans!
Dr. Frankenstein's human body book : the monstrous truth about how your body works by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
The reader becomes the good doctor's trusty lab assistant as he reconstructs a human body from the skeleton out, in a title that uses bold imagery and the most recent scientific information to bring the human body to life
Brain : inner workings of the grey matter by Richard Walker( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical structure and functions of the brain, includes many facts and illustrations
Ouch! : how your body makes it through a very bad day by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Describes the human body, especially how it defends itself from many sources of harm
How the incredible human body works-- by the Brainwaves by Richard Walker( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Explains the various systems of the body with the help of imaginary characters known as the Brainwaves, with separate sections and gatefolds covering the muscular, digestive, and respiratory systems, and explanations on how the body fights disease. Chiefly folded pages
Epidemics & plagues by Richard Walker( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Plagues have been an ongoing feature of human history, and this addition to the award-winning KFK series places today's heightened interest in global health issues in a larger historical context. Using a mix of science and history, Epidemics & Plagues reveals how certain diseases become worldwide killers, and provides comprehensive answers to readers' most pressing questions. From the Black Death of thirteenth-century Europe, to AIDS, SARS, and avian influenza, Epidemics & Plagues peers through the microscope at the agents that cause the diseases and also uncovers the superstitions and drama surrounding them
A right to die? by Richard Walker( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Discusses the moral and ethical aspects of euthanasia and related topics
How sex works : a clear, comprehensive guide for teenagers to emotional, physical, and sexual maturity by Elizabeth Fenwick( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
A fully illustrated, authoritative, and completely up-to-date guide to every aspect of the adolescent mind and body
Nature ranger by Richard Walker( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Become an expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide to the wildlife in your own backyard
Firefly guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
An illustrated handbook of human anatomy and physiology includes an alphabetical glossary defining more than six hundred medical terms
The family guide to sex and relationships by Richard Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Beginning with the question "What is sex?" The Family Guide to Sex and Relationships covers the entire spectrum of human sexuality and relationships between the sexes. Here are clear explanations of every sexual topic, from gender identification to adolescent hormonal changes, from the mechanics of sex to sexual dysfunction and STDs, from menstruation to menopause - female and male. Ideal for parents wanting to talk to their children about sex or for anyone with any
The children's atlas of the human body : actual size bones, muscles, and organs in full color by Richard Walker( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Explores the human body through illustrations and photographs. Includes discussion of body systems, the senses, muscles, growth and more. Life-size human anatomy chart in back pocket
The Kingfisher first human body encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work
Animal life by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Examines animals such as sea animals, spiders, mammals plus studies their behavior, homes, and care of their offspring and eggs
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Alternative Names
Uoker, Richard 1951-
Volkers, Ričards 1951-
Walker, Richard Jr
Walker, Richard W
Walker, Richard William 1951-
워커, 리차드 1951-
워커, 리처드 1951-
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English (174)
Spanish (19)
Dutch (8)
German (5)
Danish (5)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
Swedish (3)
Korean (3)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Finnish (1)
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