WorldCat Identities

Cober, Alan E.

Overview
Works: 52 works in 123 publications in 3 languages and 8,192 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  History  Pictorial works  Poetry  Action and adventure fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.C7878, FIC
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The Dark is rising by Susan Cooper( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 3,072 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 541 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 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Corbett's ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 422 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 405 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 385 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 )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cober's choice by Alan E Cober( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of a variety of animals that the illustrator finds particularly interesting
The wild ducks and the goose by Carl Withers( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 246 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
Winter's eve by Natalia Maree Belting( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 243 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 tale of a black cat by Carl Withers( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 220 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 216 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

ADVENTURE STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Can a child defeat a frozen giant and bring summer back to Apple Island? It's the last night of a family's holiday on a tropical island filled with black beaches, sweetfruit, and red-necked looby birds. Their final adventure is to climb the island's tallest mountain before they leave in the morning. But when the child-who might be you-wakes up the next morning, the world has become a frozen wasteland and the father has been transformed into ice. Setting out in search of Giant Cold, a frozen monster no one has ever seen, you-now a tiny elf-meet two giants: white-beard, a scholar; and black-beard, a sailor. You're forced to live inside a bottle and travel with black-beard-until the looby birds snatch up the bottle. Flying over forests, fields, and seas, you must rescue Apple Island from Giant Cold and his armies of wind, snow, and ice. With only the warmth of your own life-a tiny spark-you take on the powerful giant. Ages 9+
The white twilight by Madeleine A Polland( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanne longs for her father's affection and attention. She decides that the only way for her to be noticed is to become his housekeeper, because then he'll realize that she is useful, grownup and good. You'll see how Hanne's relationship grows, even though her father refuses to let her become his housekeeper, and how Hanne finds peace and happiness in her new surroundings
Escape by Ota Hofman( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 117 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 94 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 91 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
Nothingatall, nothingatall, nothingatall by Robert Paul Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 66 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 forgotten society : 92 drawings by Alan E Cober( Book )

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

 
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The Dark is rising
Alternative Names
Alan E. Cober ilustrador estadounidense

Cober, Alan Edwin 1935-1998

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