WorldCat Identities

Provensen, Martin

Overview
Works: 294 works in 862 publications in 10 languages and 32,800 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Echo verse  Fiction  Imagist poetry  Literature  Scores  Songbooks  Narrative poetry  Alphabet rhymes 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR5489, 821.8
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Most widely held works about Martin Provensen
 
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The glorious flight : across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 by Alice Provensen( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which in 1909 became the first heavier-than-air machine to fly the English Channel
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 4,065 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
Fireside book of folk songs by Margaret Bradford Boni( )

7 editions published between 1947 and 1960 in English and held by 1,516 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 )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 1,362 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 )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afbeeldingen en tekst van dit abc-boek wijzen terug naar een alfabet in het 'Shaker-manifesto' in 1882. De Shakers vormden een idealistische godsdienstige gemeenschap gesticht in 1774
Shaker Lane by Alice Provensen( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,022 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 980 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
A book of seasons by Alice Provensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 937 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 918 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 German and held by 861 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!
The color kittens by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 799 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 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells stories of gods and heroes from Greece, Scandinavia and Europe
The fuzzy duckling by Jane Werner Watson( Book )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fuzzy little duckling goes for a walk, looking for someone to walk with
The Mother Goose book by Alice Provensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of traditional Mother Goose rhymes with illustrations
Birds, beasts, and the third thing : poems by D. H Lawrence( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 700 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and Afrikaans and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby owl and three kittens receive a bit of extra help in growing up on Maple Hill Farm
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems
Æsop's fables by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 546 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 )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 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
 
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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)

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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