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Kent, Jack 1920-1985

Overview
Works: 244 works in 666 publications in 12 languages and 29,862 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Children's films  Animated films  Short films  Film adaptations  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.K414, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jack Kent
Publications by Jack Kent
Publications by Jack Kent, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jack Kent
 
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Most widely held works by Jack Kent
There's no such thing as a dragon by Jack Kent( Book )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,040 libraries worldwide
Billy Bixbee's mother won't admit that dragons exist until it is nearly too late
The caterpillar and the polliwog by Jack Kent( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,678 libraries worldwide
Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too
Chicka chicka boom boom ... and lots more learning fun! ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Presents four stories that combine learning with fun, including the title work, an alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Socks for supper by Jack Kent( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and Tswana and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
When a poor couple exchange socks for cheese and milk, they receive more than expected
Round Robin by Jack Kent( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and French and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A robin who has eaten until he looks more like a ball than a bird finds when fall comes that he can only walk south while the other robins fly
Joey by Jack Kent( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Joey, a young kangaroo, becomes bored playing alone in his mother's pouch and invites some friends over to play with him
Little Peep by Jack Kent( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 867 libraries worldwide
A chick is warned by the other barnyard animals never to annoy the old rooster, because without him to bring up the sun, there may be no future
Joey runs away by Jack Kent( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
After Joey, a young kangaroo, runs away in search of a better place to live, other animals try out his mother's empty pouch while she is looking for him
Easy as pie : a guessing game of sayings by Marcia McClintock Folsom( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Introduces the letters of the alphabet with such familiar sayings as AStraight as an arrow, BSnug as a bug in a rug
Silly goose by Jack Kent( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
A fox is helped by a goose from dangerous situations he gets himself into when he ignores the goose's counsel
The Bremen-town musicians by Ruth Belov Gross( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and French and held by 802 libraries worldwide
No longer wanted by their masters, a dog, a donkey, a cat, and a rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
The biggest shadow in the zoo by Jack Kent( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Goober the elephant is distressed when he loses his shadow
The Fat cat; a Danish folktale by Jack Kent( Book )
37 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
A cat grows fatter and fatter as he eats everyone he meets
No one noticed Ralph by Bonnie Bishop( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
An independent parrot flies out into the world to meet people but no one notices him until he spots a fire and saves the day
Mrs. Mooley by Jack Kent( Book )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a picture in the nursery rhyme book left on the barn floor, Mrs. Mooley, the cow, is determined to jump over the moon, despite the ridicule of the other barnyard animals
Jack Kent's Twelve days of Christmas by Jack Kent( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
A young girl's joy turns to dismay as larger and larger gifts arrive from her true love each day of the Christmas season
The girl who wouldn't get married by Ruth Belov Gross( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
A rich farmer who tries to trick his neighbor's daughter into marrying him finds the unwilling girl can match him trick for trick
Q is for duck : an alphabet guessing game by Mary Elting( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
While learning some facts about animals, the reader is challenged to guess why A is for zoo, B is for dog, and C is for hen
Laura's story by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and German and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Laura tells her mother a bedtime story about the perilous rescue of a tiny woman
The once-upon-a-time dragon by Jack Kent( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Convinced he is under a magic spell, a dragon buys a body-building guide in order to transform himself into a man
 
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Alternative Names
Jack Kent Amerikaans schrijver (1920-1985)
Jack Kent auteur de livres pour enfants
Jack Kent Illustrator
Kent, Jack, 1920-
קנט, ג'ק 1920-1985
ケント, ジャック
肯特
肯特 1920-1985
Languages
English (165)
French (31)
Japanese (9)
German (5)
Finnish (2)
Swedish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Dutch (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Tswana (1)
Chinese (1)
Korean (1)
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