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Jay, Alison

Works: 187 works in 470 publications in 19 languages and 21,677 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Picture books  Poetry  Stories without words  Fairy tales  Board books  Christmas stories  Nature stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.J3294, [E]
Publication Timeline
Publications about Alison Jay
Publications by Alison Jay
Most widely held works by Alison Jay
Listen, listen by Phillis Gershator( Book )
53 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
Learn about the seasons and discover sights and sounds of nature - from summer's sizzling sun to winter's crunching snow
Picture this-- by Alison Jay( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
A visual surprise, a chance to explore, a new way of seeing on every page of this exquisite picture book. Simple in format, with one word per page and primitive-style paintings of everyday items in a country setting, this is a first word book for the very young
I took the moon for a walk by Carolyn Curtis( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
A boy and the moon share a walk through his neighborhood
1 2 3 : a child's first counting book by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
A little girl awakens to scenes from fairy tales in which she can count familiar characters or objects from one to ten and back again
ABC : a child's first alphabet book by Alison Jay( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
In this alphabet book, a is for apple and z is for zoo. On board pages
The cloud spinner by Michael Catchpool( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
When the king orders a boy to make him a huge wardrobe out of the clouds in the sky, the boy warns him that it is more than he needs but the king does not listen
William and the night train by Mij Kelly( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
"Mothers and fathers, teachers and jugglers-everyone's aboard the night train. They're all sleepheads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train tomorrow. But the train won't go until wide-awake William shuts his eyes too."
If kisses were colors by Janet Lawler( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 927 libraries worldwide
A parent describes kisses in many different ways, all of which express love for baby
Welcome to the zoo by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
A family visits a zoo without cages while a zookeeper chases an ostrich intent on escaping
The race by Caroline Repchuk( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 845 libraries worldwide
A modern rhyme retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Red green blue : a first book of colors by Alison Jay( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Characters from nursery rhymes populate this tale, which highlights the colorful aspects of the familiar poems. Includes a key to the nursery rhymes referenced in the story
A world of wonders : geographic travels in verse and rhyme by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Explores the world through unconventional poems and riddles, accompanied by illustrator Alison Jay's oil paintings. Young readers who wonder why the Red Sea is red, where they can ride a bullet train, or what the difference is between latitude and longitude will get a mini education in this witty picture book
Christmastime by Alison Jay( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and single words present different aspects of Christmas, and the pictures hide links to Christmas songs and carols
A gift for Mama by Linda Ravin Lodding( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A little boy is on a search for the perfect gift for his mother, navigating the streets of 1890s Vienna, meeting new people, and continuing to trade one gift for another
Out of the blue by Alison Jay( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 libraries worldwide
When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches
The Nutcracker by Alison Jay( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
After rescuing her Christmas nutcracker from an army of angry toys, Clara is rewarded by the nutcracker, now a prince, with a fantastic nighttime journey to a realm of dancing fairies, beautiful palaces, and wonderful things to eat
Song of the stars : a Christmas story by Sally Lloyd-Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Nature and the animal kingdom celebrate the birth of Jesus, while most people do not even notice that a miracle has occurred
A ladder to the stars by Simon Puttock( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A young girl's wish to dance with a star is granted in her old age
What star is this? by Joseph Slate( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
A small comet heads for earth and arrives at the manger where Baby Jesus lies
The emperor's new clothes by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 520 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story in which two rascals sell a vain emperor an invisible suit of clothes, all the characters are animals
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Alternative Names
Džeija, Alisone
ジェイ, アリソン
English (145)
Spanish (9)
Chinese (4)
Urdu (2)
Japanese (2)
Danish (2)
Catalan (2)
Panjabi (2)
Russian (2)
Korean (2)
Bengali (1)
Romanian (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
Hindi (1)
Finnish (1)
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