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Tomlinson, Jill

Overview
Works: 93 works in 471 publications in 9 languages and 5,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.T5973, 823.914
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Publications about Jill Tomlinson
Publications by Jill Tomlinson
Publications by Jill Tomlinson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jill Tomlinson
The owl who was afraid of the dark by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
130 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
Owls are supposed to be night birds, but young Plop is afraid of the dark, despite how much other people and animals tell him they enjoy it
The cat who wanted to go home by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
46 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Suzy finds a nice basket to nap in, but when she wakes up, she is sailing over the sea from France to England! Once she's on British soil, she tries every day to find her way back home to the little boy who strokes her the wrong way
Hilda the hen who wouldn't give up by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Despite the objection of her keeper, a small, brown, speckled hen decides to raise a family of chicks
The otter who wanted to know by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Pat, a little sea otter, likes floating in the sea and asking lots and lots of questions until one day Pat's quiet life is turned upside down
The penguin who wanted to find out by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Otto isn't an ordinary penguin, he is the first penguin chick to be born that year, which means that it is his job to look after all the other young penguins. But out in the snow and ice of Antarctica there is an awful lot to learn, and Otto has to discover for himself how to swim, dive and catch fish before he can teach anyone else. And how will he do that when all the grown-ups are too busy to help?
The gorilla who wanted to grow up by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Pongo is a young, mischievous African gorilla. He wants to grow up to be brave and clever like his dad. But it's not until his sister, Whoopsie, is born that Pongo discovers growing up isn't just about chest--thumping.--From publisher's description
The aardvark who wasn't sure by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Pim is a baby aardvark. His mother has told him so. But Pim still isn't quite sure, because he doesn't seem to be able to do any of the things that other aardvarks can do. As he grows up, however, Pim finds out these things have to be learned, sometimes from his mother and sometimes from other creatures he meets. As time goes on, he becomes increasingly sure that he really is an aardvark after all!
The owl who was afraid of the dark by Jill Tomlinson( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Owls are supposed to be night birds, but young Plop is afraid of the dark, despite how much other people and animals tell him they enjoy it
Penguin's progress by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Otto is a penguin chick and he lives with lots of other penguins in the ice and snow of Antarctica, at the bottom of the world. But Otto is different from all the other chicks he knows, because he is "first chick," the first penguin born that year so it's his job to look after all the younger ones as they grow up. But nobody has told him what "growing up" means, and life is both confusing and exciting for Otto as he wonders what will happen next!
Penguin who wanted to find out compact disc pack by Jill Tomlinson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Otto wants to teach the other penguin chicks all they need to know
The cat who wanted to go home by Jill Tomlinson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Suzy is a striped cat who lives in a French seaside village, and like all cats she is very inquisitive, which causes problems when she climbs into the basket of a hot air balloon and is carried over the channel to England! How will she ever get back home?
The hen who wouldn't give up & the otter who wanted to know by Jill Tomlinson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Pat is a little sea-otter who loves turning up her toes and floating in the sea. Hilda is a small speckled hen who is brave and very determined. When Hilda makes up her mind, nothing and no one can stop her!
Three favourite animal stories by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Aardvark who wasn't sure, and, the gorilla who wanted to grow up compact disc pack by Jill Tomlinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
THE AARDVARK WHO WASN'T SURE. Pim is a baby aardvark, with a long, furry nose. He has tiny little claws instead of fingers and toes. But he isn't sure what being an aardvark means, so he decides to find out ... THE GORILLA WHO WANTED TO GROW UP. Pongo is a little gorilla who lives in the mountains in Africa. As playful as can be, he swings from jungle creepers and climbs in and out of trees. He wants to be as brave and clever as his dad, but will he ever learn to grow up?
More favourite animal tales by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
6 yrs+
Un pinguino fuor d'acqua by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in Italian and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Il pinguino che voleva diventare grande by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The aardvark who wasn't sure by Jill Tomlinson( file )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Unabridged reading of this classic tale by Jill Tomlinson. Pim is a baby aardvark, with a long furry nose. He has tiny little claws instead of fingers and toes. Another heart-warming story from this popular author
De uil die bang was voor het donker by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Dutch and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Een kleine kerkuil, die bang is voor het donker, leert door gesprekken met diverse mensen dat het donker ook allerlei spannende en leuke kanten heeft. Vanaf ca. 5 jaar
La gallina che non mollava mai by Jill Tomlinson( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jill Tomlinson British writer
Jill Tomlinson Brits auteur (1931-1976)
Tomlinson, Jill 1931-
톰린슨, 질
トムリンソン, ジル
Languages
English (226)
Spanish (39)
Italian (37)
German (32)
Chinese (7)
French (5)
Dutch (3)
Turkish (2)
Russian (1)
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