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Marks, Alan 1957-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 828 publications in 8 languages and 40,693 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  Fiction  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Other
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 2,641 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 )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,507 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 2,373 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 )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Describes the long, dangerous journey of a female emperor penguin to bring food back for her newborn chick. Suggested level: junior, primary
The little green goose by Adele Sansone( Book )
15 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,089 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
Rickie and Henri : a true story by Jane Goodall( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 981 libraries worldwide
When her human guardian goes on a business trip, Ricki, an orphaned chimpanzee infant, adopts Henri, a shaggy dog, as her "mother." Rickie the chimpanzee was born in the rain forest of Central Africa . She lived with her mother, happy and safe ... until the day the hunters came. Rickie was taken from her mother and put up for sale at a Congolese market. Luckily for her, she was rescued by a kind man who knew that selling infant chimpanzees was illegal. The kind man adopted Rickie and took good care of her, but while he was away at work she was often lonely. And then she made a very unexpected friend ... This true story includes a postscript from Dr. Jane Goodall about her Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Congo Republic, where Rickie still lives today
With love by Jane Goodall( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 975 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
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 799 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 )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and German and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of more than fifty traditional nursery rhymes
Abby by Wolfram Hänel( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 686 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
Snow school by Sandra Markle( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Twin snow leopard siblings survive their first year of life in Pakistan's Hindu Kush mountains by learning critical skills from their mother, including how to hunt, where to find shelter, and to stay away from humans
How long? by Elizabeth Dale( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Caroline the dormouse finds out that her mother will love her forever
Behold the beautiful dung beetle by Cheryl Bardoe( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Presents the life and habits of the dung beetle, which obtains food, water, and shelter from the droppings of other animals
Ragged bear by Brigitte Weninger( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 621 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
Waiting for ice by Sandra Markle( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 615 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
The dragon's child by Jenny Nimmo( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 599 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 )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of traditional nursery rhymes
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Lisa Kahn Schnell( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Dual-layered text introduces the life cycle of the horseshoe crab, with a focus on the annual mass-spawning event at Delaware Bay.--
The snow queen by Lesley Sims( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Retelling of the story about a boy captured by the snow queen and taken to her castle in the north and his friend's efforts to save him
Family pack by Sandra Markle( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 537 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
 
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Alternative Names
Alan Marks English artist and illustrator
마르크스, 앨런 1957-
마크스, 알란 1957-
마크스, 앨런 1957-
막스, 알란 1957-
막스, 앨런 1957-
マークス, アラン
Languages
English (109)
German (12)
French (5)
Dutch (5)
Chinese (3)
Danish (2)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
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