WorldCat Identities

Provensen, Martin

Overview
Works: 212 works in 654 publications in 12 languages and 32,335 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Picture books  Fables 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR5489, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Provensen
The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 by Alice Provensen( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 4,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
The year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seasonal changes on a farm and surrounding countryside throughout the year. This is a book about farm animals, and what happens during one year on a farm. In January, the cows stay in the barnyard, and the chickens don't lay many eggs. By March, you can tell spring is coming: the barn is filled with baby animals. Month by month, the animals at Maple Hill Farm sense the changing seasons and respond to the changes. Through gently humorous text and charming illustrations, Alice and Martin Provensen capture one year at their beloved Maple Hill Farm in a way sure to delight city slickers and country folk alike
A Peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedarius by Alice Provensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated alphabet rhyme that includes the animals from alligator to zebra
Shaker Lane by Alice Provensen( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the town decides to build a reservoir on their land, the residents of Shaker Lane decide to move away rather than fight to keep their homes
The voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis Stevenson by Nancy Willard( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's letters describes how the author and his wife survived a stormy ocean voyage with a shipload of exotic animals
Town & country by Alice Provensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in a big city and on a farm near a village
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more!
Alfred Lord Tennyson's charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Tennyson's poem about the heroic effort of British soldiers who formed the Light Brigade that fought in the Crimean War battle at Balaklava on Oct. 25, 1854
The Golden treasury of myths and legends; adapted from the world's great classics by Anne Terry White( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen legends from Greek, Roman, Viking, Celtic, Persian and French literature. Grades 5 and up
The Mother Goose book by Alice Provensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of traditional Mother Goose rhymes with illustrations
Birds, beasts, and the third thing : poems by D. H Lawrence( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems, mainly on themes suggested by the natural world
The fuzzy duckling by Jane Werner Watson( Book )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fuzzy little duckling goes for a walk, looking for someone to walk with
An owl and three pussycats by Alice Provensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby owl and three kittens receive a bit of extra help in growing up on Maple Hill Farm
Shakespeare : ten great plays by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Æsop's fables by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of forty fables whose instructive wit reflects the character of the man who originally told them
The color kittens by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the color kittens are trying to make green paint, their mixing leads to pink, orange, and purple
A book of seasons by Alice Provensen( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read description of the continuously changing seasons
A Child's Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

12 editions published between 1895 and 1999 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems
The Provensen book of fairy tales by Alice Provensen( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Provensen, M.

Provensen, M. 1916-1987

Provensen, M. (Martin)

Provensen, M. (Martin), 1916-1987

プロヴェンセン, マーティン

プロベンセン, マーチン

プロベンセン, マーティン

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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelersThe year at Maple Hill FarmA Peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedariusThe voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis StevensonTown & countryOur animal friends at Maple Hill FarmThe fuzzy ducklingThe color kittensA Child's Garden Of Verses