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Provensen, Martin

Overview
Works: 308 works in 910 publications in 7 languages and 32,317 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Echo verse  Literature  Fiction  Imagist poetry  Biographies  Nature poetry  Narrative poetry  Scores 
Roles: Illustrator, Contributor, Author, Other, Artist, Performer
Classifications: PR5489, 821.8
Publication Timeline
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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 )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,004 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( )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1960 in English and held by 1,479 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 )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,093 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 999 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 963 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
A book of seasons by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read description of the continuously changing seasons
Town & country by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in a big city and on a farm near a village
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Alice Provensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 842 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 )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 788 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 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells stories of gods and heroes from Greece, Scandinavia and Europe
The Mother Goose book by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of traditional Mother Goose rhymes with illustrations
The fuzzy duckling by Jane Werner Watson( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fuzzy little duckling goes for a walk, looking for someone to walk with
Birds, beasts, and the third thing : poems by D. H Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems, mainly on themes suggested by the natural world
Alfred Lord Tennyson's The charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 683 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
An owl and three pussycats by Alice Provensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby owl and three kittens receive a bit of extra help in growing up on Maple Hill Farm
Æsop's fables by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of forty fables whose instructive wit reflects the character of the man who originally told them
Leonardo da Vinci : the artist, inventor, scientist in three-dimensional, movable pictures by Alice Provensen( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights of Leonardo's career, including his attempts to build flying machines, to design a machine to lift a model of the Church of San Giovanni onto a flight of steps, and to paint the mural in the great hall of the Florentine grand council
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems
 
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The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909
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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 StevensonA book of seasonsTown & countryOur animal friends at Maple Hill FarmThe color kittens
Alternative Names
Martin Provensen illustrator (1916-1987)

Martin Provensen personageontwikkelaar

Provensen M.

Provensen, M. 1916-1987

Provensen, M. (Martin)

Provensen, M. (Martin), 1916-1987

Провенсен М.

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

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