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Allen, Jonathan 1957-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 533 publications in 12 languages and 27,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Children's films  Animated films  Board books  Drama  Motion pictures  Short films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Redactor
Classifications: PZ7.M2773, E
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Publications about Jonathan Allen
Publications by Jonathan Allen
Most widely held works about Jonathan Allen
 
Most widely held works by Jonathan Allen
The great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale by Margaret Mahy( Book )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Finnish and held by 1,782 libraries worldwide
Greedy to have the cove where he swims all to himself, Norvin, who looks a bit like a shark, pretends to be one, scaring off the other swimmers and leaving him in happy aquatic solitude--until he is discovered by an amorous female shark
I'm not cute! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
Baby Owl gets very upset when all the other animals think he is cute. But wise Mama knows just what to say in this heartwarming tale
"I'm not scared!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,703 libraries worldwide
When Baby Owl takes his stuffed Owly out for a walk in the moonlit woods, he insists that he is not afraid of the other animals that keep popping up and making them jump
I'm not reading! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
Baby Owl reluctantly reads a story to Baby Chick, whose numerous brothers, sisters, cousins, and friends join in and test Baby Owl's patience
"I'm not Santa!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
When Baby Hare mistakes Baby Owl for Santa Claus, it takes a visit from St. Nick himself to straighten things out
Simply delicious! by Margaret Mahy( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
A resourceful father engages in all kinds of acrobatic moves to keep an assortment of jungle creatures from getting the double-dip-chocolate-chip-and-cherry ice cream cone he is taking home to his son
The three-legged cat by Margaret Mahy( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
A fortuitous mistake brings happiness to nearsighted Mrs. Gimble who wishes her cat didn't eat so much, her cat Tom who dreams of roaming the wide world, and Mrs. Gimble's drifter brother who wants to keep his head warm
Don't copy me! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
Little Puffin wants to enjoy a walk in the nice fresh air. But Small Gull, Tiny Gull, and Baby Gull follow him everywhere and do everything Little Puffin does. How will Little Puffin stop them from playing this annoying game?
"I'm not sleepy!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
After staying up all night as all owls do, Baby Owl insists that he is not sleepy, despite his yawning and stretching and acting very grumpy
The little rabbit who liked to say moo by Jonathan Allen( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Frisian and held by 958 libraries worldwide
When Calf hears Rabbit out in the field mooing he feels inspired to give a great big baa and soon all the other creatures on the farm realize they're not limited to their own language but can enjoy experimenting with others as they think "outside the box."
Mucky Moose by Jonathan Allen( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Mucky, the muckiest, smelliest moose in the forest proves that smelling bad has its advantages when trying to outwit a fierce wolf
Beaten by a balloon by Margaret Mahy( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Sam's dad won't let him have violent toys, but he and his dad help capture a bank robber
Joe Lion's big boots by Kara May( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Joe Lion, desperate to get bigger, acquires a pair of boots that make him taller, but he soon finds that they bring certain disadvantages and that he prefers being himself
When the snow comes by Jonathan Allen( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Little Yak is excited about seeing snow for the very first time. All of Little Yak's friends are busy preparing for winter--but what do little yaks do when the snow comes?
Is that my cat? by Jonathan Allen( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Presents a story about a cat who appears to be chubby, greedy, and lazy, but is she? There is a wonderful surprise ending
A very brave witch and more great Halloween stories for kids! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
A little witch wants to know what humans are actually like, so she sets out on an adventure to find out. Other stories included are: By the Light of the Halloween Moon; A Dark, Dark Tale; Georgie; The Witch in the Cherry Tree; The Three-Legged Cat; The Three Robbers; and Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
My dog by Jonathan Allen( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 467 libraries worldwide
A girl tells about her dog, an active but generally well-behaved Labrador
Who's at the door? by Jonathan Allen( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Determined to have the three little pigs for his dinner, the wolf tries all sorts of disguises to get into their house
Pete's a pizza ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza with a very special ingredient. Rocketing down on a shooting star, Moon Man finds that life on Earth is different from what he expected. When his brothers won't share their collections of stamps and coins, Max creates a collection of his own. Norvin, a boy who resembles a shark, uses his talents to scare away all the swimmers at Caramel Cove - all except for one female shark in love
Two by two by two by Jonathan Allen( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
The animals on Noah's ark pass the time in a variety of useful and ridiculous ways
 
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Alternative Names
Allen, Jonathan Burgess 1957-
Allen, Jonathan Dean 1957-
アレン, ジョナサン
Languages
English (186)
French (13)
Japanese (7)
German (5)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (3)
Danish (2)
Finnish (1)
Serbian (1)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Frisian (1)
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