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Mark, Jan 1943-2006

Works: 243 works in 783 publications in 9 languages and 17,025 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Short stories  Board books  Young adult works  Science fiction  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Compiler, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Adapter, Editor, Photographer, Performer
Classifications: AM7, 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
The museum book : a guide to strange and wonderful collections by Jan Mark( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of museums and some of the fascinating things that are displayed in them
Thunder and lightnings by Jan Mark( Book )
37 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and French and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Shortly after his family moves to the Norfolk countryside, Andrew is befriended by a local boy with a passion for airplanes
Handles by Jan Mark( Book )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 669 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 by Jan Mark( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 663 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 )
18 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Seven short stories explore the grotesque and the humorous in everyday events
Fur by Jan Mark( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
When Kitty grows fat and starts making nests all over the house, it's easy to guess what's going to happen: kittens!
Trouble half-way by Jan Mark( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 512 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
The Midas touch by Jan Mark( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 497 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
God's story by Jan Mark( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling of stories from the Old Testament, including "The First Seven Days, "The Cities on the Plain," and "The Plagues and the Passover."
Under the autumn garden by Jan Mark( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 452 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 )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 403 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 )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A cat taunts the inhabitant of a dollhouse until a human comes to offer him his dinner
The Ennead by Jan Mark( Book )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 371 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The tale of Tobias by Jan Mark( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Danish and held by 321 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
Fun by Jan Mark( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 299 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 290 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 )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 268 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
Taking the cat's way home by Jan Mark( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Jane has a cat called Furlong who walks to school with her every day before finding his own way home. When William starts school and begins to bully Jane, she decides that she will go home by the same path as Furlong
Robin Hood all at sea by Jan Mark( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood is Britain's most wanted outlaw. He dares to rob the rich and give to the poor. Stale with his forest adventures he sets off to sea to begin a new life. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
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Alternative Names
Brisland, Janet 1943-2006
Brisland, Janet Marjorie 1943-2006
Jan Mark auteur de livres pour la jeunesse
Jan Mark britische Autorin
Jan Mark Brits schrijfster (1943-2006)
Jan Mark brytyjska pisarka
Mark, J.
Mark, Jan
Mark, Jan 1943-
Mark, Janet
Mark, Janet Marjorie.
Mark, Janet Marjorie 1943-2006
마크, 얀 1943-2006
마크, 잔 1943-2006
마크, 잰 1943-2006
マーク, J
マーク, ジャン
English (209)
Spanish (14)
German (4)
French (4)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (3)
Catalan (3)
Danish (1)
Dutch (1)
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