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Mark, Jan 1943-2006

Overview
Works: 126 works in 376 publications in 7 languages and 12,711 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.M33924, [FIC]
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Publications about Jan Mark
Publications by Jan Mark
Publications by Jan Mark, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jan Mark
 
Most widely held works by Jan Mark
Thunder and lightnings by Jan Mark( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and French and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Shortly after his family moves to the Norfolk countryside, Andrew is befriended by a local boy with a passion for airplanes
The museum book : a guide to strange and wonderful collections by Jan Mark( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of museums and some of the fascinating things that are displayed in them
Handles by Jan Mark( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Erica, a lover of motorcycles, finds her country holiday dreary until she runs into a cat with false teeth, new friends with interesting names, and a lot of motorcycles
The Oxford book of children's stories ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Nothing to be afraid of by Jan Mark( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Seven short stories explore the grotesque and the humorous in everyday events
Trouble half-way by Jan Mark( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Driving through England with her new stepfather, Amy gains a new view of herself, her relationship with him, and the country through which she is traveling
Under the autumn garden by Jan Mark( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
A young boy's efforts to excavate a historical relic from a neighboring garden for a school project prove futile until, too late for the project deadline, he makes a remarkable find
Useful idiots by Jan Mark( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
In 2255, a graduate student named Merrick unwittingly finds himself thrown into an extraordinary adventure in the Reserve where the Aboriginals live after a violent storm across the North Sea reveals a human skull
Fun with Mrs. Thumb by Jan Mark( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A cat taunts the inhabitant of a dollhouse until a human comes to offer him his dinner
The Midas touch by Jan Mark( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the classic story of King Midas, who foolishly wishes that everything he touch be turned to gold, and only then realizes his horrible mistake
The ennead by Jan Mark( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Colonists from a dying Earth find a new solar system similar to the one they left behind and proceed to repeat the same destructive pattern in their new environment until near disaster makes them change their living pattern
Zeno was here by Jan Mark( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Fun by Jan Mark( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 327 libraries worldwide
James has his own quiet ideas about having fun, often incompatible with the somewhat frantic efforts of his devoted parents to show him a good time
Silly tails by Jan Mark( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Because some vain and rude carrots once provoked a band of peaceable rabbits beyond their endurance, vegetables today never talk
Aquarius by Jan Mark( Book )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A water diviner is caught up in the schemes of a dishonest rain-king who is unable to break the drought in his settlement
The tale of Tobias by Jan Mark( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Tobias's dog tells what happened when he accompanied his master and a helpful stranger to a faraway city to get the money owed to Tobit, Tobias's blind father
Robin Hood all at sea by Jan Mark( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood er blevet træt af livet i skoven og prøver lykken som fisker. Han bliver søsyg og synes ikke, det er spændende - lige indtil hans båd bliver angrebet af sørøvere
Hairs in the palm of the hand by Jan Mark( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 222 libraries worldwide
In Time and the Hour, a class at a boys' school decides to carry out research into how much time is wasted every day at school. In Chutzpah, Eileen is determined to cause as much disruption as possible on the first day of school to support her idea of democarcy and womens' rights
The dead letter box by Jan Mark( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Louise leaves her secret letters to friends inside an old book in the library
Strat and Chatto by Jan Mark( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Chatto's a cat with a mouse problem. Strat's a rat with a house problem. But with friends in places high and low and a devious plan all of his own, Strat has the solution to both these problems. All he needs are a few bats, cockroaches, silverfish and a toad!
 
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Alternative Names
Brisland, Janet 1943-2006
Brisland, Janet Marjorie 1943-2006
Mark, J.
Mark, Jan 1943-
Mark, Janet
Mark, Janet Marjorie.
Mark, Janet Marjorie 1943-2006
マーク, J
マーク, ジャン
Languages
English (157)
Spanish (12)
French (9)
Japanese (6)
German (2)
Chinese (2)
Dutch (2)
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