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Cober, Alan E.

Overview
Works: 50 works in 121 publications in 3 languages and 8,071 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Allegories  Pictorial works  Poetry  History  Action and adventure fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PT2621.A26, FIC
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Most widely held works by Alan E Cober
The Dark is rising by Susan Cooper( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Margaret K. McElderry book."
The fire plume : legends of the American Indians by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of adventure and romance include warriors, magicians, chiefs, princesses, and forest beasts. They are excellent sources of legends for language arts curriculum in the schools and should stimulate all readers of Indian culture
The tiger's bones : and other plays for children by Ted Hughes( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear
Beowulf : a new telling by Robert Nye( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel
Aaron's door by Miska Miles( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to adjust to the idea of being adopted and having a new mother and father, Aaron locks his door against the world
Decision on the Hudson : the Saratoga Campaign of 1777 by John F Luzader( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cober's choice by Alan E Cober( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of a variety of animals that the illustrator finds particularly interesting
Winter's eve by Natalia Maree Belting( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the traditional English festivities designed to ward off the spells of the evil ones from Winter's Eve, on September 28, to Halloween night
The wild ducks and the goose by Carl Withers( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple tale that begins with a circle and as the story grows the drawing is added to, until the surprise ending
The tale of a black cat by Carl Withers( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Tommy, the house he built, and what it becomes
Viollet by Julia Cunningham( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader sees, through the eyes of a thrush, a battle between good and evil. The battlefield is a vineyard in France, the heroes are a wise old fox, a valiant hound, and Viollet the thrush, who join forces to save the last Count de la Tour and his vines and wines from the loutish villain who covets them
Giant Cold by Peter Dickinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spending the last night on a holiday island, a boy dreams that the Giant Cold reduces the tropical retreat to a frozen wasteland and that he is the only one who can restore the warmth
Escape by Ota Hofman( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy accused of arson becomes involved with a teen-age hood and hides out with him in a deserted cabin
Your friend, the tree by Florence Meiman White( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes fifteen types of trees, where and how they grow, and their many uses to man providing him with such necessities as food, clothing, medicine, and shelter
The gumdrop necklace by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely kid who lives with his nasty Aunt takes a unique homemade gift to a birthday party and brings a bit of sparkle to his own world
The trial by Franz Kafka( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the experiences and reactions of a respectable bank functionary after his abrupt arrest on an undisclosed charge
Nothingatall, nothingatall, nothingatall by Robert Paul Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your friend, the insect by Florence Meiman White( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes several insects beneficial to man: butterfly, silkworm, ladybugs, green lacewings, honeybee, bumblebee, dobson fly, praying mantis, dragonfly, and firefly
The pigeon man by Jean-Pierre Abraham( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in German and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnaby the pigeon man lives alone, yet through his birds, he is an important part of the life of a nearby village
 
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