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Jay, Alison

Overview
Works: 161 works in 583 publications in 27 languages and 23,182 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Stories without words  Poetry  Pictorial works  History  Fairy tales  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.J3294, E
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Publications about Alison Jay
Publications by Alison Jay
Most widely held works by Alison Jay
I took the moon for a walk by Carolyn Curtis( Book )
77 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 1,885 libraries worldwide
When the day has ended and everyone else has fallen asleep, a young boy embarks on an adventure with his friend, the Moon. Their unusual journey is described in lyrical verse, creating a magical story that celebrates the serene beauty of the world at night. Includes factual information about the moon and nighttime
Listen, listen by Phillis Gershator( Book )
95 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and rhyming text explore the sights and sounds of nature in each season of the year. On board pages
1 2 3 : a child's first counting book by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,254 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
Picture this-- by Alison Jay( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,113 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
ABC : a child's first alphabet book by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,096 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 1,039 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 925 libraries worldwide
Everyone's aboard the night train. They're all sleepy-heads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train to tomorrow. William tries to stay awake, but eventually he falls asleep too
Christmastime by Alison Jay( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and single words present different aspects of Christmas, and the pictures hide links to Christmas songs and carols
Welcome to the zoo by Alison Jay( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 847 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 831 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
The race by Caroline Repchuk( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
A modern thyme retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
If kisses were colors by Janet Lawler( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 778 libraries worldwide
A parent describes kisses in many different ways, all of which express love for baby
Out of the blue by Alison Jay( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 774 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 713 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 )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 652 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
Song of the stars : a Christmas story by Sally Lloyd-Jones( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Nature and the animal kingdom celebrate the birth of Jesus, while most people do not even notice that a miracle has occurred. --Publisher
The Nutcracker by Alison Jay( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 565 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 )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Sumptuous retelling of this beloved tale, focusing on visual acuity
What star is this? by Joseph Slate( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 528 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 )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 457 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
Jei, Arison
자이, 앨리슨
재이, 앨리슨
제이, 알리슨
제이, 앨리슨
ジェイ, アリソン
Languages
English (184)
Chinese (14)
Spanish (12)
French (12)
Arabic (9)
Hindi (8)
Vietnamese (7)
Polish (5)
Panjabi (5)
Russian (5)
Urdu (5)
Persian (3)
Turkish (3)
Portuguese (3)
Gujarati (3)
Japanese (2)
Welsh (2)
Albanian (2)
Bengali (2)
Haitian Creole (2)
Somali (1)
Czech (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Romanian (1)
Irish (1)
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