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Allen, Jonathan 1957-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 462 publications in 10 languages and 25,093 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Picture books  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Redactor
Classifications: PZ7.A427246, [E]
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Publications about Jonathan Allen
Publications by Jonathan Allen
Most widely held works by Jonathan Allen
I'm not cute! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,831 libraries worldwide
Baby Owl gets very upset when all the other animals think he is cute, but wise Mama knows just what to say
The great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale by Margaret Mahy( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,735 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 scared!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,674 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 Santa!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 1,232 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 )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,209 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 1,155 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 )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 992 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 )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 989 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. On board pages
Mucky Moose by Jonathan Allen( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 955 libraries worldwide
Mucky, the muckiest, smelliest moose in the forest, proves that smelling bad has its advantages when trying to outwit a fierce wolf
The little rabbit who liked to say moo by Jonathan Allen( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Frisian and held by 905 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."
I'm not reading! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 858 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
Beaten by a balloon by Margaret Mahy( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 726 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 )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 662 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 540 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?
I'm not ready! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
When Baby Owl doesn't feel ready to start school, he delays by picking up his toys, brushing his feathers, and taking care of Owly, his stuffed animal
My dog by Jonathan Allen( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 libraries worldwide
A girl tells about her dog, an active but generally well-behaved Labrador
Who's at the door? by Jonathan Allen( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Determined to have the three little pigs for his dinner, the wolf tries all sorts of disguises to get into their house
Is that my cat? by Jonathan Allen( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 409 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
Two by two by two by Jonathan Allen( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The animals on Noah's ark pass the time in a variety of useful and ridiculous ways
My cat by Jonathan Allen( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A boy describes all the special things about his tabby cat
 
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Alternative Names
Allen, Jonathan Burgess 1957-
Allen, Jonathan Dean 1957-
アレン, ジョナサン
Languages
English (168)
French (13)
German (4)
Dutch (3)
Danish (2)
Chinese (1)
Swedish (1)
Russian (1)
Frisian (1)
Finnish (1)
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