WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Ellen 1943-

Overview
Works: 71 works in 189 publications in 1 language and 20,565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Biographies  Tall tales 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.J17, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ellen Jackson
 
Most widely held works by Ellen Jackson
Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life; and, although each ends up with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other
Turn of the century by Ellen Jackson( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children living in Great Britain and the United States at the beginning of each century between 1000 and 2000 A.D. describe their lifestyle at the time
The autumn equinox : celebrating the harvest by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the significance of some of the harvest festivals around the world and describes how they are celebrated
The mysterious universe : supernovae, dark energy, and black holes by Ellen Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Dr. Alex Fillippenko and his High-Z Supernova Search Team to Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii, where they will study space phenomena and look for supernovae, dying stars that explode with the power of billions of hydrogen bombs. Dr. Fillippenko looks for black holes--areas in space with such a strong gravitational pull that no matter or energy can escape from them--with his robotic telescope. And they study the effects of dark energy, the mysterious force that scientists believe is pushing the universe apart, causing its constant and accelerating expansion
The winter solstice by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents facts and folklore about the shortest day of the year, a day that has been filled with magic since ancient times
Looking for life in the universe : the search for extraterrestrial intelligence by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates how scientists, particularly Jill Tarter, Director of the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, use twenty-first century technology to investigate whether life exists on other planets
Earth Mother by Ellen Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a day in the life of Earth Mother who, as she tends plants and animals around the world, meets three of her creations with advice on how to make the world more perfect
The spring equinox : celebrating the greening of the earth by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the meaning of the spring equinox, the rituals both past and present, celebrated because of it, and includes an ancient Anglo-Saxon springtime story and a number of hands-on activities based on spring holidays
The summer solstice by Ellen Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion volume to The Winter Solstice (1994) by the same writer and illustrator, this volume presents customs and lore surrounding the longest day of the year. Jackson includes information about the summer solstice from many (mainly Western) cultures and locales, from the Chumash and Anasazi Indians to the ancient Egyptians, from Swaziland to Sweden. A brief explanation of the earth's tilt, a solstice story adapted from a Hawaiian chant, and a few pages of solstice activities round out the treatment
It's back to school we go! : first day stories from around the world by Ellen Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In easy-to-read text, describes what the first day of school might be like for a child in Kenya, Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Peru, Germany, India, Russia, and the United States
Beastly babies by Ellen Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduces all sorts of mischievous baby animals--and the grown-ups who love them no matter what"--
Octopuses one to ten by Ellen Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--
Abe Lincoln loved animals by Ellen Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the sixteenth president as a man who found compassion throughout his life for animals of all kinds, including beginning the tradition of "pardoning" a turkey that was supposed to be Christmas dinner
Scatterbrain Sam by Ellen Jackson( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scatterbrain Sam finds true love while gathering ingredients for the mysterious glue stew that is supposed to make him smarter
Brown cow, green grass, yellow mellow sun by Ellen Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns about colors in a day at the farm
Sometimes bad things happen by Ellen Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentions some of the bad things that happen in the world and presents some positive ways to respond to them
Here come the brides by Ellen Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and traditions connected with weddings all over the world
The book of slime by Ellen Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some animals and plants that are slimy and includes recipes for edible slime, slime jokes, and a slimy short story
Tooling around : crafty creatures and the tools they use by Ellen Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass
The seven seas by Ellen Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a geography lesson, a child takes an imaginary journey to each of the seven seas, including the Brown Sea which is made of chocolate, and the Pink Sea which has flamingos
 
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Cinder Edna
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Turn of the centuryThe autumn equinox : celebrating the harvestThe mysterious universe : supernovae, dark energy, and black holesThe winter solsticeLooking for life in the universe : the search for extraterrestrial intelligenceEarth MotherThe spring equinox : celebrating the greening of the earthThe summer solstice
Alternative Names
Jackson, Ellen

Jackson, Ellen B. 1943-

잭슨, 엘렌

Languages
English (91)