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Dunbar, Polly

Overview
Works: 93 works in 328 publications in 10 languages and 24,328 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Poetry  Board books  Humorous stories  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.D89445, [E]
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Publications about Polly Dunbar
Publications by Polly Dunbar
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Most widely held works by Polly Dunbar
My dad's a birdman by David Almond( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,833 libraries worldwide
In a northern English town, Lizzie, despite her own grief over the death of her mother, tries to distract her grief-stricken father by helping him enter and prepare for the Great Human Bird Competition
Bubble trouble by Margaret Mahy( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,092 libraries worldwide
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 )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems for children with the various themes of self, family, going outside, and when it is time for bed. This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one's library and a gorgeous gift to be both shared and treasured. Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes to A.A. Milne. Greeting the morning, enjoying the adventures of the day, cuddling up to a cozy bedtime - these are poems that highlight the moments of a toddler's world from dawn to dusk. Carefully gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters and delightfully illustrated by Polly Dunbar, HERE'S A LITTLE POEM offers a comprehensive introduction to some remarkable poets, even as it captures a very young child's intense delight in the experiences and rituals of every new day
Down the back of the chair by Margaret Mahy( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 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
Dog Blue by Polly Dunbar( Book )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
Bertie, who loves the color blue and really wants a dog, finally gets his wish even though the dog he meets is white with black spots
Penguin by Polly Dunbar( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,313 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
Looking after Louis by Lesley Ely( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 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 )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,003 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
Shoe baby by Joyce Dunbar( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 966 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
The man from the land of Fandango by Margaret Mahy( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text introduce a dancing, juggling, bouncing man who appears once every five hundred years
Where's Tumpty? by Polly Dunbar( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 899 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
Arthur's dream boat by Polly Dunbar( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 885 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!"--Dust jacket
Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 816 libraries worldwide
On a gray, gray day, a young girl named Katie finds that adding colors to her life brightens up her day
Hello, Tilly by Polly Dunbar( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Tilly and her animal friends have lots of fun living and playing together in a little yellow house
Pretty Pru by Polly Dunbar( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 751 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?
Happy Hector by Polly Dunbar( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 719 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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Doodle the alligator awakens feeling "bitey," and soon all of the animal friends are in tears
Measuring angels by Lesley Ely( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 424 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
Goodnight, Tiptoe by Polly Dunbar( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 316 libraries worldwide
"I'm not sleepy", says Tiptoe, while Tilly gives him his goodnight kiss. Boom! Boom! Boom! goes Tiptoe's crum, while Tilly sings him a goodnight lullaby. Will a bedtime story do the trick and send Tiptoe off to sleep?
Good night, Tiptoe by Polly Dunbar( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Tilly is putting all of her animal friends to bed but Tiptoe the rabbit is definitely not sleepy
 
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Alternative Names
Dunbar, Polly
ダンバー, ポリー
Languages
English (149)
Spanish (14)
Japanese (12)
French (11)
German (5)
Chinese (4)
Catalan (4)
Hebrew (2)
Dutch (2)
Slovenian (1)
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