Legg, Gerald

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LEGG, Gerald

LEGG, Gerald. British, b. 1947. Genres: Zoology. Career: Museum biologist, researcher, and nonfiction author. Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, lecturer in zoology and researcher, 1971-74; Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, England, keeper of natural sciences, 1974-. British Arachnological Society, council member; Institute of biology, member. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Amazing Tropical Birds, 1991; The X-Ray Picture Book of Amazing Animals, 1993; Minibeasts, 1993; (with K. Barnham) Flyers Animals: Minibeasts, 1994; Monster Animals, 1994; The X-Ray Picture Book of Incredible Creatures, 1995; (with R. Matthews) Amazing Animal Facts, 1997; Sharks, 1997; Creepy Critters, 1997; Dragons, 1998; Bugs, 1998; Find out about Minibeasts, 2003. SCARY CREATURES SERIES: Bears, 2002; Alligators and Crocodiles, 2002; Rats, 2002. LIFECYCLES SERIES: From Caterpillar to Butterfly, 1997; From Egg to Chicken, 1997; From Seed to Sunflower, 1997; From Tadpole to Frog, 1997. HOW IT WORKS SERIES: The World of Animal Life, 1998; The World of Plant Life, 2000; The World of Insect Life, 2000. FOR ADULTS: (with R.E. Jones) Pseudoscorpions (Arthropoda, Arachnida): Keys and Notes for the Identification of the Species, 1988. Consultant to book series and natural history titles. Contributor of scientific papers, articles, and reviews to periodicals and journals. Address: c/o Booth Museum of Natural History, 194 Dyke Rd., Brighton, Sussex BN1 5AA, England. Online address: [email protected]