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Jay, Alison

Works: 135 works in 531 publications in 33 languages and 22,482 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Poetry  Stories without words  Picture books  History  Fairy tales  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Translator, Contributor
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 )
100 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 21 languages and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the sounds of the seasons, from summer to autumn, and winter to spring
I took the moon for a walk by Carolyn Curtis( Book )
78 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 21 languages and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
Embark on a dreamy night time jaunt with a young boy and the moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night are at the heart of this poetic tale. Includes notes about the moon and plants and animals that thrive in the wee hours
Picture this-- by Alison Jay( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 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
1 2 3 : a child's first counting book by Alison Jay( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,239 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
In this alphabet book, a is for apple, and z is for zoo
The cloud spinner by Michael Catchpool( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,036 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 )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 944 libraries worldwide
"Mothers and fathers, teachers and jugglers -- everyone's aboard the night train. They're all sleepyheads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train to tomorrow. But the train won't go until wide-awake William shuts his eyes, too ..."--Jacket
If kisses were colors by Janet Lawler( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"The affection between a parent and child is immeasureable, as this entrancing story tenderly expresses."--Back cover
Christmastime by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and single words present different aspects of Christmas, and the pictures hide links to Christmas songs and carols
The race by Caroline Repchuk( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A modern rhyme retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Welcome to the zoo by Alison Jay( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
A family visits a zoo without cages while a zookeeper chases an ostrich intent on escaping
Red green blue : a first book of colors by Alison Jay( Book )
2 editions 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
Out of the blue by Alison Jay( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 734 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
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
A gift for Mama by Linda Ravin Lodding( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 637 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
The Nutcracker by Alison Jay( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 571 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
The emperor's new clothes by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 561 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
Song of the stars : a Christmas story by Sally Lloyd-Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Nature and the animal kingdom celebrate the birth of Jesus, while most people do not even notice that a miracle has occurred
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
A ladder to the stars by Simon Puttock( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
A young girl's wish to dance with a star is granted in her old age
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Alternative Names
Džeija, Alisone
Džeja, Alisone
ジェイ, アリソン
English (183)
Spanish (18)
French (12)
Chinese (10)
Urdu (9)
Arabic (8)
Hindi (8)
Vietnamese (7)
Panjabi (6)
Polish (5)
Somali (4)
Japanese (4)
Russian (4)
Czech (3)
Persian (3)
Romanian (3)
Portuguese (3)
Turkish (3)
Gujarati (3)
Irish (3)
Korean (2)
Danish (2)
Bengali (2)
Albanian (2)
Catalan (2)
Finnish (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Dutch (1)
Haitian Creole (1)
German (1)
Esperanto (1)
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