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Gowar, Mick 1951-

Overview
Works: 162 works in 332 publications in 2 languages and 8,318 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Nursery rhymes  Poetry  Pictorial works  Folklore  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.G747, 823.914
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Publications about Mick Gowar
Publications by Mick Gowar
Most widely held works by Mick Gowar
Leo's new pet by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Leo's new pet hamster escapes from its cage before Leo has even decided on a name
Dad's van by Mick Gowar( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
When Dad's van will not start while the family is on vacation, Mom suggests a surprising solution to the problem
Baa baa, black sheep and Baa baa, pink sheep by Mick Gowar( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Presents the traditional nursery rhyme, a line at a time then as a whole, followed by a new rhyme. Includes "Notes for adults" and reading tips
Pedro the pirate by Mick Gowar( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Pirate captain Pete and his crew are saved by quick-thinking Pedro the parrot
A hard day's work by Mick Gowar( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in French and English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
A little girl spends the day with Dad in his office and wreaks havoc
Blackbeard the pirate by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of the legend of how Blackbeard was defeated in his attempt to take control of Sark Island. Suggested level: junior, primary
Tim's tent by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Handyman Doug by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Alfie the sea dog by Mick Gowar( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Pablo the painter by Mick Gowar( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Pablo, a poor painter living in Paris, France, gets some unexpected good news when the president wants to brighten up the palace
The gold-giving snake : an Indian tale by Mick Gowar( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Haridatta is a poor farmer. He works extremely hard, but his son and wife are very lazy. Then, one day, Haridatta meets a snake who gives him gold every day ..."--Publisher description
Romulus and Remus by Mick Gowar( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the myth about Romulus, the legendary founder of Rome, and his twin brother, Remus, who were raised with wolves. Suggested level: primary
Old Mother Hubbard : and Old Father Hubbard by Mick Gowar( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"Brightly illustrated nursery rhymes and alternative nursery rhymes for emergent readers by some of today's best loved children's poets."--From the publisher
The day we brightened up the school by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Sir Otto by Mick Gowar( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
FICTION. Brightly illustrated rhyming stories with large text format by top authors and illustrators, perfect for developing phonological awareness! This rhyming story tells the tale of brave Sir Otto ... and the day when he got all rusty in the rain!
The great necklace hunt by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Part of a series of Roman stories linking with the history national curriculum, key stage 2. This is a story about what life was really like for ordinary Roman folk. When Helena borrows her mother's necklace and breaks it, she panics. What will her mother say? When Helena's mother finds her necklace missing, she panics. What will her husband say? So follows mystery and confusion for a Roman family on a day that ends with a big surprise
Rodeo rider by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
At the wild west show, the troublesome dudleys swap out Sheriff Stan's loyal horse for a bucking bronco!
Finn and the hiccups by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Finn is off to seek his fortune. But he stumbles across some fairies. The queen of the fairies has hiccups and nothing the king does will make them go away. But Finn knows what to do!
Issun Boshi : a Japanese tale by Mick Gowar( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
"Issun Boshi is a tiny boy, but he is very brave. He sets out to serve the emperor. Can he save the emperor's daughter from the evil ogre?"--Back cover
Stan's song by Mick Gowar( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Deputy Pete sure would like to play with Sheriff Stan at the festival, but he's just too noisy. But when some troublemakers play a trick on Sheriff Stan, maybe the deputy can help after all!
 
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Gowar, Mick
Languages
English (72)
French (3)
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