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Kemp, Moira

Overview
Works: 156 works in 490 publications in 8 languages and 14,129 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Board books  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Games  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.3.K34, 398.8
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Publications about Moira Kemp
Publications by Moira Kemp
Most widely held works by Moira Kemp
Grandma Chickenlegs by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
In this variation of the traditional Baba Yaga story, a young girl must rely on the advice of her dead mother and her special doll when her wicked stepmother sends her to get a needle from Grandma Chickenlegs
Scare yourself to sleep by Rose Impey( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Two cousins spending the night in a tent in the dark back yard succeed in scaring each other, with a little help from brother Simon
The flat man by Rose Impey( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
A boy lying in bed at night has fun scaring himself by imagining the noises he hears are coming from the Flat Man, who is creeping up to get in bed with him
Hickory, dickory, dock by Moira Kemp( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Presents the classic nursery rhyme about a mouse in the wrong place at the wrong time
Hey diddle diddle by Moira Kemp( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Presents the classic nursery rhyme about a musical cat and his fanciful friends
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake by Moira Kemp( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Read and play the classic children's game pat-a-cake
Baa, baa, black sheep by Moira Kemp( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 692 libraries worldwide
A black sheep has three bags full of wool--each intended for a different person
I'm a little teapot by Moira Kemp( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Words to the familiar nursery rhyme are illustrated with pictures of a teapot
The Ankle Grabber by Rose Impey( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Convinced that a monster Ankle-Grabber lives in a marsh under her bed, a little girl refuses to get out of bed until her Dad finally scares the monster away
This little piggy by Moira Kemp( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Little piggies go to the market or stay at home, eat roast beef or go without, in this version of the traditional toe-counting rhyme
Round and round the garden by Moira Kemp( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Sing and play with this nursery rhyme that's sure to bring laughter to all who are ticklish (or like to tickle!)
Jumble Joan by Rose Impey( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Two boys' plan to scare a little girl backfires when they take her up into grandma's attic
Tales from the enchanted world by Amabel Williams-Ellis( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales-- some well known, others unfamiliar-- that brings readers into enchanted worlds of people of many countries
Knock at the door by Moira Kemp( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Presents the popular nursery rhyme with colorful illustrations and finger play activities for each line of the rhyme
Pound dog and frog by Rowley Carter( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Pound Dog persuades his friend Frog to come out and listen to a concert by a noted bullfrog singer, whose music Frog enjoys, even though it means nothing to Pound Dog, whose own singing sounds like howling to Frog
Helpful Betty to the rescue by Michaela Morgan( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Helpful Betty the hippopotamus hears a cry and sets off to rescue a monkey she assumes is stuck up in a tree
Helpful Betty solves a mystery by Michaela Morgan( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Afrikaans and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Helpful Betty the hippopotamus finds a magnifying glass while tidying up the jungle and goes looking for a mystery to solve
The firebird by Moira Kemp( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A king who desires the beautiful Firebird sends his three sons to find and bring her to him
The midnight ship by Rose Impey( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 272 libraries worldwide
When a girl sleeps in her sister's room, they pretend her bunk bed is a tall ship tossed about on a stormy sea. The girl keeps a lookout for killer whales, sea monsters, and slippery-slimy sea-snakes, while her sister captains the ship
The flying vampire by Rose Impey( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A boy spends the night in his grandpa's spare room which has a door to what the boy's uncle used to tell his mother was the Bogeyhole, full of ghosts and ghouls and vampires waiting to creep out and get her as soon as it gets dark. His grandfather shows him there is nothing to be afraid of, hangs up a kite shaped like a dragon, and leaves a nightlight on for him. The boy imagines the kite turning into a flying vampire and attacking him
 
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Alternative Names
ケンプ, モイラ
モイラ・ケンプ
Languages
English (212)
French (14)
Afrikaans (13)
Spanish (4)
Finnish (4)
Portuguese (2)
Xhosa (1)
Dutch (1)
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