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Wilkins, Verna

Overview
Works: 40 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 2,644 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.W6488, [E]
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Publications about Verna Wilkins
Publications by Verna Wilkins
Most widely held works by Verna Wilkins
Dave and the tooth fairy by Verna Wilkins( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Dave sneezes out his wobbly tooth and then he can't find it, but his grandfather and the tooth fairy get a big surprise when they look under his pillow that night
Children around the world by Verna Wilkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Children from countries all around the world give brief descriptions of their lives
Toyin Fay by Verna Wilkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
When Toyin Fay gets hired as the Tooth Fairy, she gets lots of experience in her first week on the job
Martin Luther King by Verna Wilkins( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Martin Luther King's life is vividly described through detailed text and illustrations, from his humble beginnings in America's Deep South to black Americans' civil rights campaigner in the 1960s. The story of his rise to fame is also the story of black emancipation, giving the young reader an insight into how races treated each other in the very recent past. His death also shows them how deep these divisions were, but Luther King's legacy helps them understand the changed that have come about because of people like him
Malorie Blackman : a profile by Verna Wilkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Zephaniah : a profile by Verna Wilkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The life of Stephen Lawrence by Verna Wilkins( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Boots for a bridesmaid by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Nicky does not like frilly dresses, and she suffers from hay fever. She reluctantly agrees to be her Aunt Flora's bridesmaid. However, with her mother's help, it all goes well and everyone has fun. The SIA message on the last page explains why Mum is in a wheelchair and the services offered by the organization
A b c : I can be by Verna Wilkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Anna is an astronomer, Geeta is a gardener, Nick is a nurse, Rory is a radio disc jockey, Xavier is an x-ray technician. This occupational alphabet provides realistic and multicultural role models for everyone
Baby noises by Verna Wilkins( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Rhythmic text and colorful pictures shows the different sounds that babies make
Are we there yet? by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Amy, Max and Dad (in his wheelchair!) have a wonderful day out at a leisure park. The title will ring bells for anyone who has taken young children on a trip. The SIA message on the last page explains why Dad is in a wheelchair and the services offered by the organization
Rudolph Walker OBE : a profile by Verna Wilkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Abena and the rock by Verna Wilkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A young girl helps her people find a way to move a huge stone left in the middle of their village by a flood. Includes discussion questions and activities that explore the scientific principles mentioned in the story
Finished being four by Verna Wilkins( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Dan enjoys every single minute of his fifth birthday, from shopping for party food to cleaning up after the magician
Just a pile of rice by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A mysterious stranger shows Master Xhang how to finish the temple he is working on in time for the festival. Includes discussion questions and activities that explore the scientific principles illustrated in the story
The history of the steel band by Verna Wilkins( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Mike and Lottie by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Mike proudly describes his cat Lottie and compares her with other cats large and small
Ben makes a cake by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Ben, a keen cook, enjoys his favorite activity of baking a cake
Five things to find by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A wise man teaches his three children a lesson in cooperation when he gives them several difficult tasks to complete. Includes discussion questions and activities that explore the scientific principles mentioned in the story
Jim Brathwaite : a profile by Verna Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
 
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