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Parks, Van Dyke

Overview
Works: 67 works in 232 publications in 4 languages and 15,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Music  Popular music  Rock music  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Composer, Lyricist, Performer, Conductor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.1.P2255, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Van Dyke Parks
 
Most widely held works by Van Dyke Parks
Jump! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community
Jump again! : more adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes lyrics and music to the song, "In love for a day."
Broken trail by Walter Hill( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a horse drive to Wyoming, a man and his estranged nephew meet a man transporting five Chinese girls to a brothel; the next morning he is gone with the drovers' money, leaving the girls behind. The intended buyer sends a hired gun out to retrieve her property, as the cowboys try to keep the girls safe, and deliver the herd of horses
Follow that bird ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Oscar, Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster join Big Bird in a bighearted, cross-country adventure. A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to live with a feathered foster family in Illinois. But try as he might, he doesn't fit in and runs away to return to Sesame Street. Now his old friends need to find him before he runs 'afowl' of trouble en route
Jump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his family by Van Dyke Parks( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and Brer Bear in order to ensure his family's survival during a drought
In the time of the butterflies ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later
The company by Robert Altman( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A behind-the-scenes look at the world of dance, as seen through the eyes of a talented young dancer on the brink of success
Brian Wilson presents Smile by Brian Wilson( Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New recordings of unreleased songs recorded in 1967 by the Beach Boys 1967 album, performed by Wilson and his touring band (not the original Beach Boys)
The adventures of Ociee Nash by Ty Pennington( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become 'a young lady'
Harold and the purple crayon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series takes children on a magical adventure to new and exciting places filled with fun and interesting characters. Harold uses his purple crayon to draw characters and situations which help him learn and have fun. As seen on HBO
Call me Claus ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy is a cranky, volatile producer at a home shopping network in charge of hiring the station's on-air Santa Claus. The "real" Santa, who finds himself at the end of his 200-year contract, must convince Lucy that she is the perfect candidate to fill his shoes
A child's celebration of lullaby ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of lullabies with various singers such as Lena Horn, Kathie Lee Gifford, Linda Ronstadt, Raffi, Taj Mahal and many others
That lucky old sun by Brian Wilson( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"...an affirmation of Mr. Wilsons legacy..."--New York Times
The SMiLE sessions by Beach Boys( Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded between 1966 and 1967, Smile was intended to be a pop rock masterpiece as well as the follow up to the Beach Boys' acclaimed Pet Sounds album. But the master tapes were shelved, and the album was never released. Now this piece of rock history comes to life with a two-disc set that provides an in-depth overview of the recording sessions and the album itself
Ys by Joanna Newsom( Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rogue's gallery pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Gingerbread Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Prince and Princess of Gingerbread attempt to save the day at Christmas time
The Two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
One Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Buddy finds himself in New Orleans spending the holidays with his estranged father. Buddy dreams of finding Santa, a snow-covered New Orleans and a new relationship with his father
The ponder heart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eccentric heir of the richest family in Clay County, Mississippi marries a backwoods girl and is accused of her murder by an ambitious district attorney
 
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Alternative Names
Parks, Van D. 1941-
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