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Provensen, Alice

Overview
Works: 232 works in 743 publications in 10 languages and 39,724 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Abecedariuses  Alphabet rhymes  Stories in rhyme  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor, Other, Performer
Classifications: PS3573.I444, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alice Provensen
 
Most widely held works by Alice Provensen
The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 by Alice Provensen( Book )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 4,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
The buck stops here : the presidents of the United States by Alice Provensen( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed pictures present both personal and political facts about the Presidents of the United States and some historical events occurring during their terms
Fireside book of folk songs by Margaret Bradford Boni( )

6 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs include work songs, dance songs, nursery rhymes, ballads, marching songs, hymns and spirituals
A day in the life of Murphy by Alice Provensen( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy, a farm terrier, describes a day in his life as he gets fed in the kitchen, hunts mice, goes to the vet, returns to the house for dinner, investigates a noise outside, and retires to the barn for sleep
The year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seasonal changes on a farm and surrounding countryside throughout the year. Month-by-month activities of the animals on a farm. A sequel is: A Horse and a Hound, a Goat and a Gander (1980)
A peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedarius by Alice Provensen( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated alphabet rhyme that includes the animals from alligator to zebra
Shaker Lane by Alice Provensen( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,112 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
Klondike gold by Alice Provensen( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of William Howell, a young prospector who braved the arduous journey from Boston to the Yukon Territory in search of gold in the Klondike River valley
The voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis Stevenson by Nancy Willard( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in a big city and on a farm near a village
My fellow Americans : a family album by Alice Provensen( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tableaus and portraits of many of the individuals who have influenced American history, culture, and character
A book of seasons by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,002 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 )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 887 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 color kittens by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the color kittens are trying to make green paint, their mixing leads to pink, orange, and purple
The Golden treasury of myths and legends; adapted from the world's great classics by Anne Terry White( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Swedish and held by 809 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 )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 784 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 )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 759 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 741 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 )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 644 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
 
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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Alternative Names
Alice Provensen American illustrator

Alice Provensen Amerikaans illustratrice

Provensen, A.

Provensen, A. 1918-

Provensen, A. (Alice)

Provensen, A. (Alice), 1918-

Provensen, Alice Rose Twitchell 1918-

プロヴェンセン, アリス

プロベンセン・アリス

Languages
English (179)

French (14)

German (10)

Japanese (9)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (3)

Finnish (2)

Chinese (1)

Swedish (1)

Korean (1)

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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelersThe buck stops here : the presidents of the United StatesA day in the life of MurphyThe year at Maple Hill FarmA peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedariusKlondike goldThe voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis StevensonTown & country