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Allen, Jonathan 1957-

Overview
Works: 179 works in 446 publications in 5 languages and 25,746 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Drama  Picture books  Film adaptations  Board books 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: PZ7.A427246, [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 )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,772 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 )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 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 cute! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,356 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
Simply delicious! by Margaret Mahy( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,267 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
"I'm not Santa!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
When Baby Hare mistakes Baby Owl for Santa Claus, it takes a visit from St. Nick himself to straighten things out
The three-legged cat by Margaret Mahy( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,185 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
Mucky Moose by Jonathan Allen( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Mucky, the muckiest, smelliest moose in the forest, proves that smelling bad has its advantages when trying to outwit a fierce wolf
"I'm not sleepy!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 922 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
Don't copy me! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 898 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?
The little rabbit who liked to say moo by Jonathan Allen( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 829 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."
Beaten by a balloon by Margaret Mahy( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 770 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 696 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
I'm not reading! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 630 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
When the snow comes by Jonathan Allen( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 524 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?
My dog by Jonathan Allen( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 libraries worldwide
A girl tells about her dog, an active but generally well-behaved Labrador
Who's at the door? by Jonathan Allen( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Determined to have the three little pigs for his dinner, the wolf tries all sorts of disguises to get into their house
A very brave witch and more great Halloween stories for kids! by Alison McGhee( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 437 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
I'm not ready! by Jonathan Allen( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 394 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
Two by two by two by Jonathan Allen( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
The animals on Noah's ark pass the time in a variety of useful and ridiculous ways
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories by William Steig( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 353 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
 
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Alternative Names
Allen, Jonathan Burgess, 1957-
Allen, Jonathan Dean, 1957-
アレン, ジョナサン
Languages
English (137)
French (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
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