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Martin, Bill 1916-2004

Overview
Works: 634 works in 2,330 publications in 25 languages and 106,585 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Board books  Poetry  Ghost stories  Big books  Nursery rhymes  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Author of screenplay, Translator, Creator, Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Commentator, Programmer, Narrator
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bill Martin
Publications by Bill Martin
Publications by Bill Martin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Martin
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )
375 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 25 languages and held by 14,370 libraries worldwide
A pictorial representation of a question and answer game played by a teacher and her group
Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? by Bill Martin( Book )
138 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 8,289 libraries worldwide
Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper. Includes note to parents and teachers, and related activities
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )
56 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 6,423 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text present ten different endangered animals
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin( Book )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,386 libraries worldwide
"Illustrations and rhyming text portray a young bear searching for its mother and meeting many North American animals along the way."--Title page verso
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin( Book )
43 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,611 libraries worldwide
A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race
Chicka chicka 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,853 libraries worldwide
Overview: 1 told 2 and 2 told 3, "I'll race you to the top of the apple tree." One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's the number that saves the day? (Hint: It rhymes with "hero.") Read and count and play and laugh to learn the surprising answer. Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in this rhyming chant
Barn dance! by Bill Martin( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,837 libraries worldwide
Unable to sleep on the night of a full moon, a young boy follows the sound of music across the fields and finds an unusual barn dance in progress
Here are my hands by Bill Martin( Book )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,780 libraries worldwide
The owner of a human body celebrates it by pointing out various parts and mentioning their functions, from "hands for catching and throwing" to the "skin that bundles me in."
The ghost-eye tree by Bill Martin( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 2,220 libraries worldwide
Walking down a dark lonely road on an errand one night, a brother and sister argue over who is afraid of the dread Ghost-Eye tree
I pledge allegiance : the Pledge of Allegiance : with commentary by Francis Bellamy( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,151 libraries worldwide
Divides the Pledge of Allegiance into words and phrases in order to define its meaning
Ten little caterpillars by Bill Martin( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,126 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens
Fire! Fire! said Mrs. McGuire by Bill Martin( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,748 libraries worldwide
In this version of the old rhyme the fire turns out to be the smoke from the candles of a birthday cake
A beasty story by Bill Martin( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
A group of mice venture into a dark, dark woods where they find a dark brown house with a dark red stair leading past other dark colors to a spooky surprise
Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, are you waking up? by Bill Martin( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Kitty Cat is distracted by many things as she gets ready for school in the morning. On board pages
Listen to the rain by Bill Martin( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
Describes the changing sounds of the rain, the slow soft sprinkle, the drip-drop tinkle, the sounding pounding roaring rain, and the fresh wet silent after-time of rain
The maestro plays by Bill Martin( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Pictures accompany a brief rhyming story describing the antics and sound of a violinist's recital
Chicka chicka a b c by Bill Martin( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,294 libraries worldwide
All the letters of the alphabet try to follow A, B, & C up the coconut tree
The Bill Martin Jr. big book of poetry by Bill Martin( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
The definitive anthology of children's poetry with beautiful illustrations
Paintings, 1969-1979 by Bill Martin( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Chicka chicka boom boom : -- and more fun with letters and numbers! ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. In a house filled with two parents, one girl, and two cats, counting has never been so much fun. Librarian Molly McGrew introduces a zoo full of animals to reading and they go simply wild about books. To avoid getting eaten, a resourceful inchworm must figure out how to measure a nightingale's song
 
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Alternative Names
Bill Martin Amerikaans schrijver (1916-2004)
Bill Martin auteur de livres pour la jeunesse
Bill Martin mlajši
Martin, B.
Martin, Bill 1916-1940
Martin, Bill 1916-2004 jr
Martin, Bill, Jr.
Martin Bill Jr 1916-2004
Martin, Bill Jr., Bill
Martin, Jr Bill
Martin, W.
Martin, William Ivan
Martin, William Ivan 1916-
Martin William Ivan 1916-2004
Martin, Willliam Ivan
مرتن، بل، 1916-2004
마틴, 빌 주니어 1916-2004
マーチン, ビル
Languages
English (690)
Spanish (34)
German (24)
French (18)
Chinese (18)
Japanese (11)
Arabic (11)
Dutch (7)
Vietnamese (6)
Somali (5)
Korean (5)
Turkish (5)
Portuguese (4)
Hindi (4)
Urdu (4)
Shona (3)
Albanian (3)
Gujarati (3)
Tamil (2)
Panjabi (2)
Kurdish (1)
Persian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Danish (1)
Russian (1)
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