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Walker, Richard 1951-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 404 publications in 12 languages and 23,077 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Atlases  Picture books  Pictorial works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: QP37, 612
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Publications about Richard Walker
Publications by Richard Walker
Most widely held works by Richard Walker
DK guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
73 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,920 libraries worldwide
From the tiniest cell to the largest bone, this book explores all the parts of the human body. Photos
The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body by David Macaulay( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,312 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!
Encyclopedia of the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,317 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
Genes & DNA by Richard Walker( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 984 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
Dr. Frankenstein's human body book : the monstrous truth about how your body works by Richard Walker( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 823 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
Ouch! : how your body makes it through a very bad day by Richard Walker( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Describes the human body, especially how it defends itself from many sources of harm
Body : [an amazing tour of human anatomy] by Richard Walker( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 735 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
How the incredible human body works-- by the Brainwaves by Richard Walker( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 702 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
Animal life by Richard Walker( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Examines animals such as sea animals, spiders, and mammals, plus their behavior, homes, and care of their offspring and eggs
Firefly guide to the human body by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
An illustrated handbook of human anatomy and physiology includes an alphabetical glossary defining more than six hundred medical terms
Human body : a visual encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system--
Body : bones, muscle, blood and other body bits by Richard Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
It's a weird world out there-dazzle your friends with wacky facts and more from this mega new series. Did you know? The smallest bone in your body, the stirrup bone, lives deep inside your ear. A sneeze can burst through your nostrils at an astonishing 160 mph. A nerve impulse takes on hundredth of a second to travel from your big toe to your spinal cord. A full-color, fun, and informative series, Secret Worlds offers a chance to get your teeth deep into a wide range of fascinating subjects from nature, history, and science. Every title has: Easy-to-read narrative text written by a specialist who combines expert knowledge with an entertaining and fresh style. Superb color photography that entices the reader into the subject world with close-up views and dramatic shots. Weird World feature boxes that reveal a wealth of wacky facts. Tried-and-tested websites to check out the latest info. A mega reference section with even more facts and figures for the enthusiast. Suitable for children aged ten and up - as well as every other family member who is curious about the subject
The children's atlas of the human body : actual size bones, muscles, and organs in full color by Richard Walker( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 535 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 503 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work
Nature ranger by Richard Walker( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Become an expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide to the wildlife in your own backyard
Heart : how the blood gets around the body by Richard Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Describes the parts of the circulatory system and how they function
Making life : how we reproduce and grow by Richard Walker( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Muscles : how we move and exercise by Richard Walker( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Tendons - Muscles and energy - Nerves and muscles - Types of movement - Muscles and posture - Facial expressions - Arm and hand muscles - Exercise and health - Smooth muscle - Cardiac muscle - Muscle disorders
Brain : inner workings of the grey matter by Richard Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical structure and functions of the brain, includes many facts and illustrations
3-D human body by Richard Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Describes the parts and systems of the human body and discusses how they work
 
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Alternative Names
Uoker, Richard 1951-
Volkers, Ričards 1951-
Walker, Richard Jr
Walker, Richard W
Walker, Richard William 1951-
ウォーカー, リチャード
Languages
English (162)
Spanish (8)
Danish (3)
Japanese (2)
Polish (2)
German (1)
Malay (1)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Swedish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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