WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Alison 1953-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 9,094 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Television mini-series  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.A175, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alison Jackson
I know an old lady who swallowed a pie by Alison Jackson( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of the accumulative rhyme "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly" in which a guest at a Thanksgiving dinner eats everything in sight
The ballad of Valentine by Alison Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ardent suitor tries various means of communication, from smoke signals to Morse code to skywriting, in order to get his message to his Valentine
If the shoe fits by Alison Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old woman who lives in a shoe sets out to find a larger home for her many children, and gets mixed up in other nursery rhymes along the way
Eggs over Evie by Alison Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evie feels unsettled and sad after her parents divorce, her father remarries and takes the family dog, and his new wife becomes pregnant, but a cooking class and helping the elderly lady next door with her cat give Evie a way to cope with the changes in her life. Includes recipes
Desert Rose and her highfalutin hog by Alison Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon finding a large gold nugget on her pig farm, Desert Rose sets out to buy the biggest, fattest hog in Texas to enter in the state fair, but first she must get the hog to Laredo and every animal she asks for help is just as "ornery" as the hog
Thea's tree by Alison Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thea Teawinkle plants an odd, purple, bean-shaped seed in her backyard for her class science project, with astonishing results that even the experts she writes to--including a botanist, an arborist, a museum curator, and a symphony director--cannot offer any explanations for
When the wind blew by Alison Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can the old woman who lives in a shoe restore order when a strong wind blows away the possessions of the three little kittens, Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, and many other nursery characters?
Blowing bubbles with the enemy by Alison Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bobby Lorimer, a sixth grade girl, decides to try out for the boys' basketball team, she causes some tension between the girls and boys at Jefferson Middle School and especially between herself and the boy she likes
My brother the star by Alison Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Competing for attention with his annoyingly cute younger brother who stars in television commercials, Les tries out for a coveted spot on the county basketball team
Crane's rebound by Alison Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At summer basketball camp eleven-year-old Les must cope with loneliness, peer pressure, boy-girl problems, and a talented but obnoxious roommate
Rainmaker by Alison Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1939 and Frostfree, Florida, which hasn't seen rain in months, places its hope in a 67-year-old rainmaker from Mississippi who claims she can coax rain from the sky. Thirteen-year-old Pidge struggles with this and other questions
Desert Rose by Alison Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Pig farmer Rose finds herself in a bit of a quandary when she can't get her sure-to-be-prize-winning hog over the creek in time to win first prize at the state fair
If the shoe fits by Alison Jackson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original take on some favorite nursery rhymes - this is one search for a new house that's bound to be more pleasure than trouble
The amazing Mrs. Pritchard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Horrocks stars as Ros Pritchard, a middle-class wife and mother whose frustration with politics as usual sparks a political uprising when she runs for and wins the general election
 
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I know an old lady who swallowed a pie
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The ballad of ValentineIf the shoe fitsEggs over EvieDesert Rose and her highfalutin hogThea's treeRainmakerDesert Rose