WorldCat Identities

Provensen, Martin

Overview
Works: 205 works in 686 publications in 11 languages and 32,366 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Songbooks  Scores  Abecedariuses  Alphabet rhymes  Stories in rhyme  Biography  Pop-up books 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR5489, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Martin Provensen
The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 by Alice Provensen( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900's
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 4,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn
Fireside book of folk songs by Margaret Bradford Boni( )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs include work songs, dance songs, nursery rhymes, ballads, marching songs, hymns and spirituals
The year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seasonal changes on a farm and surrounding countryside throughout the year
A peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedarius by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustreret alfabet-rim der omfatter dyrene fra alligator til zebra. Genoptryk af 1882-udgaven af Shaker rhyme
Shaker Lane by Alice Provensen( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the town decides to build a reservoir on their land, the residents of Shaker Lane decide to move away rather than fight to keep their homes
The voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis Stevenson by Nancy Willard( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's letters describes how the author and his wife survived a stormy ocean voyage with a shipload of exotic animals
Town & country by Alice Provensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in a big city and on a farm near a village
A book of seasons by Alice Provensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read description of the continuously changing seasons
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to life for the delight of animal lovers both young and old. Annotation. Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to life for the delight of animal lovers both young and old
The fuzzy duckling by Jane Werner Watson( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fuzzy little duckling goes for a walk, looking for someone to walk with
The Golden treasury of myths and legends; adapted from the world's great classics by Anne Terry White( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Swedish and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Greek legends such as the Bride of Pluto and Daedalus
Birds, beasts, and the third thing : poems by D. H Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems, mainly on themes suggested by the natural world
An owl and three pussycats by Alice Provensen( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby owl and three kittens receive a bit of extra help in growing up on Maple Hill Farm
The Mother Goose book by Alice Provensen( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of traditional Mother Goose rhymes with illustrations
Alfred Lord Tennyson's charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Tennyson's poem about the heroic effort of British soldiers who formed the Light Brigade that fought in the Crimean War battle at Balaklava on Oct. 25, 1854
Shakespeare : ten great plays by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The color kittens by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the color kittens are trying to make green paint, their mixing leads to pink, orange, and purple
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

13 editions published between 1895 and 1999 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems
The Provensen book of fairy tales by Alice Provensen( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Alternative Names
Martin Provensen illustrator (1916-1987)

Provensen, M.

Provensen, M. 1916-1987

Provensen, M. (Martin)

Provensen, M. (Martin), 1916-1987

프로벤슨, 마틴 1916-1987

プロヴェンセン, マーティン

プロベンセン, マーチン

プロベンセン, マーティン

Languages
English (198)

French (13)

Japanese (12)

Spanish (11)

German (10)

Dutch (3)

Italian (3)

Korean (2)

Finnish (2)

Swedish (1)

Norwegian (1)

Covers
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelersThe year at Maple Hill FarmA peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedariusThe voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis StevensonTown & countryA book of seasonsOur animal friends at Maple Hill FarmThe fuzzy duckling