WorldCat Identities

Kent, Jack 1920-1985

Overview
Works: 301 works in 818 publications in 11 languages and 29,903 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Drama  Short films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Christmas music 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.K414, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Kent
There's no such thing as a dragon by Jack Kent( Book )

34 editions published between 1075 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bixbee's mother won't admit that dragons exist until it is nearly too late
The caterpillar and the polliwog by Jack Kent( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too
Q is for duck : an alphabet guessing game by Mary Elting( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While learning some facts about animals, the reader is challenged to guess why A is for zoo, B is for dog, and C is for hen
Socks for supper by Jack Kent( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and Tswana and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a poor couple exchange socks for cheese and milk, they receive more than expected
Chicka chicka boom boom : ... and lots more learning fun!( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four stories that combine learning with fun, including the title work, an alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Round Robin by Jack Kent( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in French and English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A robin who has eaten until he looks more like a ball than a bird finds when fall comes that he can only walk south while the other robins fly
Little Peep by Jack Kent( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chick is warned by the other barnyard animals never to annoy the old rooster, because without him to bring up the sun, there may be no future
Joey by Jack Kent( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey, a young kangaroo, becomes bored playing alone in his mother's pouch and invites some friends over to play with him
Joey runs away by Jack Kent( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Joey, a young kangaroo, runs away in search of a better place to live, other animals try out his mother's empty pouch while she is looking for him
Easy as pie : a guessing game of sayings by Marcia McClintock Folsom( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the letters of the alphabet with such familiar sayings as A--Straight as an arrow, B-Snug as a bug in a rug
The Bremen-town musicians by Ruth Belov Gross( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer wanted by their masters, a dog, a donkey, a cat, and a rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
Silly goose by Jack Kent( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fox is helped by a goose from dangerous situations he encounters when he ignores the goose's counsel
The biggest shadow in the zoo by Jack Kent( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goober the elephant is distressed when he loses his shadow
The Fat cat; a Danish folktale by Jack Kent( Book )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shocking, funny yet satisfying Danish folktale of the little cat who ate the gruel he was watching over, the pot, and the old woman and in fact everyone he met. He got fatter and fatter, and then he met the woodcutter
Mrs. Mooley by Jack Kent( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a picture in the book of nursery rhymes left on the barn floor, and despite the ridicule of the other barnyard animals, the cow is determined to jump over the moon
No one noticed Ralph by Bonnie Bishop( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An independent parrot flies out into the world to meet people but no one notices him until he spots a fire and saves the day
Jack Kent's Twelve days of Christmas by Jack Kent( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's joy turns to dismay as larger and larger gifts arrive from her true love each day of the Christmas season
The girl who wouldn't get married by Ruth Belov Gross( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in 4 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich farmer who tries to trick his neighbor's daughter into marrying him finds the unwilling girl can match him trick for trick
Laura's story by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and German and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura tells her mother a bedtime story about the perilous rescue of a tiny woman
Chrysanthemum : --and more Kevin Henkes stories( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect, until the kids at school make fun of her. Owen loves his blanket, Fuzzy, but he is getting too old to carry it around all the time. Quiet-as-a-mouse Sophie must learn to assert herself with bossy, big-mouthed Wendell. The polliwog watches the caterpillar grow up and turn into something else. Spend a day playing and having fun with Hondo the dog and Fabian the cat. A small mouse is accidentally carried away from his family and friends
 
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The caterpillar and the polliwog
Alternative Names
Jack Kent Amerikaans schrijver (1920-1985)

Jack Kent auteur de livres pour enfants

Kent, Jack 1920-

קנט, ג'ק 1920-1985

켄트, 잭

ケント, ジャック

ジャック・ケント

肯特

肯特 1920-1985

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The caterpillar and the polliwogQ is for duck : an alphabet guessing gameChicka chicka boom boom : ... and lots more learning fun!The Bremen-town musiciansThe Fat cat; a Danish folktaleMrs. Mooley