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Marks, Alan 1957-

Overview
Works: 262 works in 691 publications in 3 languages and 39,208 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Anecdotes  Biography  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Translator
Classifications: QL737.C54, [E]
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Publications about Alan Marks
Publications by Alan Marks
Most widely held works by Alan Marks
Little lost bat by Sandra Markle( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,659 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles the early life of an orphaned Mexican free-tailed bat, from its birth to its adoption by a new mother. Includes back matter about bats"--Provided by publisher
Finding home by Sandra Markle( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,517 libraries worldwide
A koala mother faces two challenges: protecting herself and her joey from the raging bushfire, and finding food after their home range is destroyed. Her journey brings her closer to the world of humans than she has ever been before--but it's a risk she must take. Based on the real-life story of a koala nicknamed Cinders that survived two bushfires
Hip-pocket papa by Sandra Markle( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2,360 libraries worldwide
When the eggs of the hip-pocket frog hatch, the father sits "while the tadpoles wiggle up his hind legs and into the hidden pockets on his hips." But that is only the beginning of a fascinating adventure--the father must evade predators while searching for the perfect place for his froglets to emerge
A mother's journey by Sandra Markle( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
Describes the tremendous effort the female penguin makes to find food for her newborn
Rickie and Henri : a true story by Jane Goodall( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
When her human guardian goes on a business trip, Ricki, an orphaned chimpanzee infant, adopts Henri, a shaggy dog, as her "mother."
With love by Jane Goodall( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories based on the author's experiences with chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania over a period of almost forty years
The little green goose by Adele Sansone( Book )
5 editions published between 1910 and 2001 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Mr. Goose finds an abandoned egg, hatches it, and raises a peculiar green-skinned long-tailed chick, who worries about his identity but comes to recognize that he has a loving parent
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
A young Scottish girl has little use for her gift of second sight until the day the ghosties came
Over the hills and far away : a book of nursery rhymes by Alan Marks( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and German and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of more than fifty traditional nursery rhymes
Abby by Wolfram Hänel( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Abby the dog is Moira's best friend, and when she accidentally is poisoned, Moira tends to her all through the day and night, even after everyone else has given up hope for her recovery
How long? by Elizabeth Dale( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Caroline the dormouse finds out that her mother will love her forever
Ragged bear by Brigitte Weninger( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
An old teddy bear, abandoned in the park by unappreciative owners, is rescued by another child and given a new home filled with love
The dragon's child by Jenny Nimmo( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Dando, a young dragon who cannot fly, is captured by dangerous humans, but a kind slave-girl, an orphaned bird, and the melancholy son of the dragon's captors help him escape his imprisonment and learn to fly
Ring-a-ring o' roses & a ding, dong, bell : a book of nursery rhymes by Alan Marks( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of traditional nursery rhymes
Family pack by Sandra Markle( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
A young wolf, taken from her pack in Canada to Yellowstone National Park, struggles alone to master the skills of hunting and survival until she finds a lone male and begins a new pack with him
Matthew and the sea singer by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Birdy rescues Matthew from his orphan master and discovers that he has a voice of priceless beauty that eventually causes his mysterious disappearance. Will Birdy be able to save him?
Good-bye, daddy! by Brigitte Weninger( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A little boy's teddy bear helps him come to terms with his parents' divorce by telling him a story about a little bear in similar circumstances
Alexander the Great : the greatest ruler of the ancient world by Andrew Langley( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the warrior king of Macedonia who conquered and united the known world of his time
Roald Dahl : the champion storyteller by Andrea Shavick( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the writer of such acclaimed books as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," and "Matilda."
Waiting for ice by Sandra Markle( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
"Based on the true story of an orphaned cub. Far north in the Arctic Ocean on Wrangel Island, an orphaned polar ear cub struggles to find food. Without a mother to feed her, this young female must fend for herself. Due to rising global temperatures, food is hard to find because the pack ice that the bears rely on for hunting is late in coming."--Amazon.com
 
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Alternative Names
マークス, アラン
Languages
English (97)
German (2)
Dutch (1)
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