WorldCat Identities

Perkins, Al

Overview
Works: 32 works in 189 publications in 6 languages and 13,961 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Readers (Publications)  Board books  Humorous fiction  Poetry  Voyages, Imaginary  Blues (Music) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.3.P42, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Al Perkins
Hand, hand, fingers, thumb by Al Perkins( Book )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read rhyming text describes what can be done on a drum with hand, fingers, and thumb
The ear book by Al Perkins( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his dog hear a variety of sounds, including popcorn popping, flutes tooting, hands clapping, and fingers snapping
The nose book by Al Perkins( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noses are interesting and serve many purposes including the one of holding up glasses
The digging-est dog by Al Perkins( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scorned by his new dog friends because he never learned to dig, Sam discovers his inherent dog talent and turns the countryside into a series of ruts and holes
Hugh Lofting's Travels of Doctor Dolittle by Al Perkins( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For beginning readers, a simplified version of the story of the good doctor who learned the language of animals and made an adventurous voyage to Africa
King Midas and the golden touch by Al Perkins( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Midas enjoyed turning everything he touched to gold until he discovered that gold food was hard to eat and gold daughters cold to hug
Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle and the pirates by Al Perkins( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Icelandic and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Dolittle and his animal friends encounter some pirates near the Canary Islands, they pull a switch that results in the pirates' growing birdseed
The big red book of beginner books by P. D Eastman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories for beginning readers
Tubby and the lantern by Al Perkins( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For his owner's birthday Tubby, the elephant, constructs a huge paper lantern which carries them on a long trip
Ian Fleming's story of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! the magical car by Al Perkins( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling for beginning readers of the tale of the magic car that thinks, floats, and flies
The very best of Buddy Guy by Buddy Guy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don and Donna go to bat by Al Perkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don taught his twin to play baseball, and when he was sick she took his place in the game - and won
Tubby and the Poo-Bah by Al Perkins( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tubby the elephant steals the great Poo-Bah's boat, causing his master to be thrown in jail, he needs all his ingenuity to get him out
Meet Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the wonderful magical car by Al Perkins( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old car that Jemima and Jeremy buy from the junkman turns out to be a magic vehicle which takes them on marvelous adventures on land and sea and in the air
Meet Doctor Dolittle by Al Perkins( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Doctor Dolittle that explains why he changed from being a people doctor to one who treated animals
Hugh Lofting's Les voyages du Docteur Dolittle by Al Perkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For beginning readers, a simplified version in French and English of the story of the good doctor who learned the language of animals and made an adventurous voyage to Africa
Hugh Lofting's Viajes del Doctor Dolittle by Al Perkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and Afrikaans and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digging-est dog. by Al Perkins( Recording )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scorned by his new dog friends because he never learned to dig, Duke suddenly discovers his inherent talent and turns the countryside into a series of ruts and holes
King Midas and the golden touch by Al Perkins( Recording )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A king who discovers that his wish to turn everything he touches into gold has become a curse
 
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.09 for The ear bo ... to 0.42 for The travel ...)

Hand, hand, fingers, thumb
Alternative Names
Al Perkins Amerikaans schrijver

Al Perkins Author

Al Perkins scrittore statunitense

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The ear bookThe nose bookThe digging-est dogHugh Lofting's Travels of Doctor DolittleHugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle and the piratesThe big red book of beginner booksIan Fleming's story of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! the magical car