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Walker, Richard 1951-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 585 publications in 14 languages and 28,791 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Church history  Popular works  Atlases  Pictorial works  Picture books  Toy and movable books  Miscellanea 
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 )
40 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,386 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 2,310 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 )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,470 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 )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 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 )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,072 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 )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 783 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 )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Describes the human body, especially how it defends itself from many sources of harm
Nature ranger by Richard Walker( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Become an expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide to the wildlife in your own backyard
Epidemics & plagues by Richard Walker( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 659 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 631 libraries worldwide
Discusses the moral and ethical aspects of euthanasia and related topics
How the incredible human body works-- by the Brainwaves by Richard Walker( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 629 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
The Kingfisher first human body encyclopedia by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 608 libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to the different parts of the human body and how they work
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
How sex works : a clear, comprehensive guide for teenagers to emotional, physical, and sexual maturity by Elizabeth Fenwick( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
A fully illustrated, authoritative, and completely up-to-date guide to every aspect of the adolescent mind and body
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 503 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 family guide to sex and relationships by Richard Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Sex-related questions, this comprehensive reference takes the reader through the entire life cycle - from birth to old age. Many topics have special resonance for today, including single parenting; divorce; the risks posed by HIV and AIDS; contraception; teenage pregnancy; gay and lesbian parenting; and sexual offenses, such as harassment, rape, and child abuse. More than 300 color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams complement the text throughout
Animal life by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Examines animals such as sea animals, spiders, mammals plus studies their behavior, homes, and care of their offspring and eggs
Human body q & a by Richard Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers about how our bodies work
 
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Alternative Names
Uoker, Richard 1951-
Volkers, Ričards 1951-
Walker, Richard Jr
Walker, Richard W
Walker, Richard William 1951-
ريتشارد ووكر، 1951-
ووكير، ريتشارد، 1951-
워커, 리차드 1951-
워커, 리처드 1951-
ウォーカー, リチャード
Languages
English (146)
Spanish (18)
French (8)
Dutch (6)
German (3)
Italian (3)
Polish (3)
Chinese (2)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Korean (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Finnish (1)
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