WorldCat Identities

Alger, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 76 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 787 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Photographs  Legends  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.E27, 428.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Alger
The frog who wouldn't laugh by Cecilia Egan( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiddalick the giant frog wouldn't laugh until he met.... This wonderful legend of the native Australians has been adapted to be read and understood by young children, giving them an insight into the rich and complex culture that existed for tens of thousands of years before European settlement
White clay and the giant kangaroos by Cecilia Egan( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These wonderful legends of the native Australians have adapted to be read and understood by children. Young ones too, can gain an insight into the rich and complex culture that existed for tens of thousands of years before Europeans landed. The story of how the clan got fire
The willy-willy and the ant by Cecilia Egan( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story about a willy-willy, which is a whirlwind. In the Dreamtime, the Willy-Willy's name was Virra Birron and he used to fly around the country pulling up trees and raising clouds of dust. This legend has been adapted to be read and understood by children
The magic colours by Cecilia Egan( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When all the birds of Australia were black, a small dove with an injured claw received help from all its feathered friends except the crow. Their kindness was rewarded with a coat of colour for all
Feathered soldiers : an illustrated tribute to Australia's wartime messenger pigeons by Vashti Farrer( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertie at the horse show by Elizabeth Alger( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Why are they marching, daddy?' by Di Burke( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinhce 1916, when citizens of Brisbane organised the first observance of 25 April, the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committe of Queensland (ADCC) has been commited to ensure that future generations of Australians never forget the Spirit of ANZAC. -- back cover
The gray boatman by Linda Strachan( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A scary story and a dark shape on the misty river lead Ally and Taylor on a trail to uncover the secret of the Gray Boatman"--Page 4 of cover
Babies by Cecilia Egan( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puffing Tilly and the rainbow snake by Cecilia Egan( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book with a difference. This book shows how coloured chalks can be used to create sparkling illustrations
Creepy McPhee by Corinne Fenton( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee and his friend, Eddie, suspect that Creepy McPhee is a thief of some kind, maybe even an animal smuggler! When they learn the truth they are shocked and amazed
The wreckers by Melissa Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Uncle Jack begins to act suspiciously, young Jack and his friends suspect that he has become a "wrecker"--Someone who causes shipwrecks in order to loot the wreckage. When the kids discover the truth, they hatch a plan to help Uncle Jack in his endeavors
Wake up, Dad by Beverley Randell( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole family helps Dad wake up
Whirlwind by Mike Graf( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One windy day, when Matt and his father are flying a kite, they are caught in a storm and within a few minutes they are trying to outrun a tornado
Little Red Riding Hood by Tricia Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merry-go-round by Beverley Randell( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children choose different animals to ride on a merry-go-round at a park with their father
Sick and sore by Cecilia Egan( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photo book by Beverley Randell( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the family members, including the teddy bear, are pictured in the photo album
The bumper cars by Beverley Randell( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flower girl by Jenny Giles( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a small wedding, the flower girl's sister picks flowers to be a second flower girl
 
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Audience level: 0.63 (from 0.29 for The gray b ... to 0.77 for Bertie at ...)

Bertie at the horse show
Alternative Names
Alger, Liz

Languages
English (48)

Covers
White clay and the giant kangaroosThe willy-willy and the antThe magic coloursFeathered soldiers : an illustrated tribute to Australia's wartime messenger pigeonsBertie at the horse show'Why are they marching, daddy?'Puffing Tilly and the rainbow snakeWhirlwindThe merry-go-round