WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Alison 1953-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 8,969 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Tall tales  Drama  Television mini-series  Television comedies  Television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 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 )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,716 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,369 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 )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,115 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 816 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
When the wind blew by Alison Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 560 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?
Thea's tree by Alison Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 526 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
Desert Rose and her highfalutin hog by Alison Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 519 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
Blowing bubbles with the enemy by Alison Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 311 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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 278 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 274 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
The amazing Mrs. Pritchard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ros Pritchard is a charming and honest woman who becomes Prime Minister. She wants to relocates Parliament to make it more accessible to the masses. She introduces "No cars Wednesday" to trackle global warming. At the same time, she juggles the needs and demands of her increasingly frustrated family, which she fears is slipping away from her. With humor and charm, she takes a bold unflinching look at the modern political process, and the toll it can take on our leaders and their loved ones
Rainmaker by Alison Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 213 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 25 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 7 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
I know an old lady who swallowed a pie by Alison Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An old woman gobbles up all the food in an enormous Thanksgiving dinner, to the amazement of those around her
 
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English (75)