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Cober, Alan E.

Overview
Works: 49 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 8,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Poetry  Young adult works  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.C7878, [FIC]
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Publications about Alan E Cober
Publications by Alan E Cober
Publications by Alan E Cober, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alan E Cober
The Dark is rising by Susan Cooper( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 3,169 libraries worldwide
"A Margaret K. McElderry book."
The fire plume; legends of the American Indians by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Tales of adventure and romance include warriors, magicians, chiefs, princesses, and forest beasts. They are excellent sources of legends for language arts curriculum in the schools and should stimulate all readers of Indian culture
Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear
The tiger's bones, and other plays for children by Ted Hughes( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Beowulf; a new telling by Robert Nye( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel
Aaron's door by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Aaron og hans søster er adopteret, og de reagerer helt forskelligt overfor deres nye forældre
Eastward to India : Vasco da Gama's voyage by George William Sanderlin( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The author blends contemporary accounts with his own explanations to recreate the story of Portuguese explorations in Africa, South America and Formosa--with particular attention paid to Vasco da Gama's first expedition to India around the Cape of Good Hope--Hutting
Cober's choice by Alan E Cober( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Brief text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of a variety of animals that the illustrator finds particularly interesting
Winter's eve by Natalia Maree Belting( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Describes the traditional English festivities designed to ward off the spells of the evil ones from Winter's Eve, on September 28, to Halloween night
The wild ducks and the goose by Carl Withers( Book )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A simple tale that begins with a circle and as the story grows the drawing is added to, until the surprise ending
Viollet by Julia Cunningham( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The reader sees, through the eyes of a thrush, a battle between good and evil. The battlefield is a vineyard in France, the heroes are a wise old fox, a valiant hound, and Viollet the thrush, who join forces to save the last Count de la Tour and his vines and wines from the loutish villain who covets them
The tale of a black cat by Carl Withers( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Tommy, the house he built, and what it becomes
Giant Cold by Peter Dickinson( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Spending the last night on a holiday island, a boy dreams that the Giant Cold reduces the tropical retreat to a frozen wasteland and that he is the only one who can restore the warmth
Escape by Ota Hofman( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A young boy accused of arson becomes involved with a teen-age hood and hides out with him in a deserted cabin
Your friend, the tree by Florence Meiman White( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Describes fifteen types of trees, where and how they grow, and their many uses to man providing him with such necessities as food, clothing, medicine, and shelter
The gumdrop necklace by Phyllis La Farge( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A lonely kid who lives with his nasty Aunt takes a unique homemade gift to a birthday party and brings a bit of sparkle to his own world
Nothingatall, nothingatall, nothingatall by Robert Paul Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed charge. It seems Josef K. is on trial for his very existence in a novel which is infinitely perceptive about the nature of terror
Your friend, the insect by Florence Meiman White( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Briefly describes several insects beneficial to man: butterfly, silkworm, ladybugs, green lacewings, honeybee, bumblebee, dobson fly, praying mantis, dragonfly, and firefly
The pigeon man by Jean-Pierre Abraham( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Barnaby the pigeon man lives alone, yet through his birds, he is an important part of the life of a nearby village
 
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