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Mark, Jan 1943-2006

Overview
Works: 275 works in 693 publications in 4 languages and 18,037 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Short stories 
Roles: Creator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Translator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M33924, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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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 )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Shortly after his family moves to the Norfolk countryside, Andrew is befriended by a local boy with a passion for airplanes
The Oxford book of children's stories ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 695 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 )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Seven short stories explore the grotesque and the humorous in everyday events
The museum book : a guide to strange and wonderful collections by Jan Mark( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of museums and some of the fascinating things that are displayed in them
Fur by Jan Mark( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
When Kitty grows fat and starts making nests all over the house, its's easy to guess what's going to happen: kittens!
The Midas touch by Jan Mark( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 539 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
Trouble half-way by Jan Mark( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 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
God's story by Jan Mark( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 531 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."
Handles by Jan Mark( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 504 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
Useful idiots by Jan Mark( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 489 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 )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 433 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 )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 382 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
The tale of Tobias by Jan Mark( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 359 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
Zeno was here by Jan Mark( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Silly tails by Jan Mark( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Because some vain and rude carrots once provoked a band of peaceable rabbits beyond their endurance, vegetables today never talk
Fun by Jan Mark( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 336 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
Under the autumn garden by Jan Mark( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 327 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
Taking the cat's way home by Jan Mark( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Janes kat Furlong følger hende til skole hver dag. William, ny i klassen, skræmmer Furlong og truer Jane med at "tage" hende på vejen hjem. Jane og hendes veninde tager kattevejen hen over murene, som omgiver villahaverne, men de farer vild, og William er efter dem
Aquarius by Jan Mark( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 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
Lady long-legs by Jan Mark( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
 
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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 (152)
Spanish (3)
Basque (2)
Catalan (2)
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