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Dunbar, Polly

Overview
Works: 89 works in 355 publications in 13 languages and 24,417 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Humorous poetry  Poetry  Board books  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ8.3.M278, E
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Publications about Polly Dunbar
Publications by Polly Dunbar
Most widely held works about Polly Dunbar
 
Most widely held works by Polly Dunbar
My dad's a birdman by David Almond( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,820 libraries worldwide
Lizzie's Dad is building a pair of wings to enter the great human-bird competition ; Auntie Doreen is getting cross and making dumplings ; Mr Poop is parading the streets shouting louder and louder and Mr Mint, the head teacher, is getting in a flap. Suggested level: primary
Bubble trouble by Margaret Mahy( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood
Here's a little poem : a very first book of poetry by Jane Yolen( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems for children with the various themes of self, family, going outside, and when it is time for bed. A collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A.A. Milne. Suggested level: junior
Penguin by Polly Dunbar( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
Ben is delighted to receive a penguin for his birthday but Penguin will not answer or respond to him in any way, no matter what Ben does, until, at last, they discover the language of friendship
Down the back of the chair by Margaret Mahy( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
A poor family is searching down the back of a chair for Dad's lost car keys and, miraculously in the mess of things back there, their financial problems are solved. Suggested level: junior
Dog Blue by Polly Dunbar( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
Bertie loves the colour blue and wants a blue dog, but when he finds the perfect dog he is content with just naming him "Blue."
Looking after Louis by Lesley Ely( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
When a new boy with autism named Louis joins their classroom, the children try to understand his world and to include him in theirs through imagination, kindness and a special game of soccer
The boy who climbed into the moon by David Almond( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
Helped by a very long ladder, some unusual acquaintances, two rather worried parents, and a great deal of community spirit, a young English boy makes an astonishing discovery when he embarks on a mission to prove that the moon is nothing but a big hole in the sky
The man from the land of Fandango by Margaret Mahy( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text introduce a dancing, juggling, bouncing man who appears once every five hundred years
Shoe baby by Joyce Dunbar( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 936 libraries worldwide
A baby takes a journey in a shoe and after visiting the zoo, flying, and inviting the Queen to tea, he falls asleep and awakens to two very big surprises
Arthur's dream boat by Polly Dunbar( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"One night, Arthur has an amazing dream about a pink-and-green boat with a striped mast and beautiful figurehead. He tries to tell his family about it when he wakes up, but no one (not even the dog!) is interested. In fact, they don't even notice the boat on his head, growing larger and larger by the minute! Soon, Arthur is bouncing along the waves in his very own dream boat. Maybe now his family will listen to him!"--Jacket
Where's Tumpty? by Polly Dunbar( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Tumpty the elephant tries unsuccessfully to hide by closing his eyes. But his friends can all see him, and they laugh. But then Tumpty finds the way to hide. And his friends search for their missing friend
Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 770 libraries worldwide
On a gray, gray day, a young girl named Katie finds that adding colours to her life brightens up her day. Suggested level: junior, primary
Pretty Pru by Polly Dunbar( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Pretty Pru is trying on her favorite red lipstick. She's so busy prancing that she doesn't notice when someone borrows her special purse. Could it be Tiptoe the rabbit, blushing a shade of pink? Or Doodle the alligator, pointing a pretty finger? And what is that on top of Tumpty's head?
Hello, Tilly by Polly Dunbar( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Tilly and her animal friends have lots of fun living and playing together in a little yellow house
Happy Hector by Polly Dunbar( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Hector the pig is unhappy when all the other animals want to play with Tilly, but eventually he realizes that he can be happy even though he does not have Tilly all to himself
Doodle bites by Polly Dunbar( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Doodle the alligator awakens feeling "bitey," and soon all of the animal friends are in tears
Good night, Tiptoe by Polly Dunbar( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Tilly is putting all of her animal friends to bed but Tiptoe the rabbit is definitely not sleepy
Pat-a-cake baby by Joyce Dunbar( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Late one night pat-a-cake baby wakes up his friends to help him bake a cake for a special guest
Measuring angels by Lesley Ely( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Though Gabriel, who believes in angels, thinks their classroom is happy, a little girl disagrees because she and her former friend are fighting. However, when they have to grow a sunflower together and theirs is puny, they work together to bring an angel into the classroom
 
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Alternative Names
Polly Dunbar anglická spisovatelka
Polly Dunbar British children's illustrator and writer
דנבר, פולי
ダンバー, ポリー
Languages
English (155)
Spanish (24)
Japanese (21)
French (20)
German (13)
Chinese (7)
Italian (5)
Catalan (4)
Korean (3)
Hebrew (3)
Dutch (3)
Welsh (1)
Persian (1)
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