WorldCat Identities

Lawrence, John 1933-

Works: 180 works in 522 publications in 6 languages and 23,262 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Picture books  History  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver
Classifications: PR5486, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Lawrence
Sea horse : the shyest fish in the sea by Christine Butterworth( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers will discover the secrets of the endangered sea horse, one of nature's most mysterious fish, through clear, engaging text and intricate engravings by the award winning illustrator of This Little Chick
This little chick by John Lawrence( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little chick shows that he can make the sounds of the animals in his neighborhood
Tiny's big adventure by Martin Waddell( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy Mouse teaches her younger brother, Tiny, the names of some of the things they see, including a boot, a snail, and a pheasant, when they go to the cornfield to play games
Once upon a time in the North by Philip Pullman( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time before Lyra Silvertongue was born, the tough American balloonist Lee Scoresby and the great armoured bear Iorek Byrnison meet when Lee and his hare daemon Hester crash-land their trading balloon onto a port in the far Arctic North and find themselves right in the middle of a political powder keg
Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a witch's dæmon crashes onto the roof of Jordan College, Lyra and her dæmon, Pan, are eager to help. But as this unlikely trio scours the winding streets of Oxford in search of a famed alchemist, their journey takes a deadly turn..."--
The woman in black by Susan Hill( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set on the obligatory English moor, on an isolated causeway, the story has as its hero one Arthur Kipps, an up-and-coming young solicitor who has come north to attend the funeral and settle the estate of Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh House. The routine formalities he anticipates give way to a tumble of events and secrets more sinister and terrifying than any nightmare: the rocking chair in the nursery of the deserted Eel Marsh House, the eerie sound of pony and trap, a child's scream in the fog, and, most dreadfully, and for Kipps most tragically, the woman in black."--Jacket
A Christmas card by Paul Theroux( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a New England snowstorm, a family is sheltered by a mysterious old man who disappears the next morning, leaving behind a magical "Christmas card."
The sound of coaches by Leon Garfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in English and French and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned at birth and adopted by a coachman and his wife, a young man struggles to discover his origins
Uninvited ghosts and other stories by Penelope Lively( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En samling satiriske og fantastiske fortællinger
A New treasury of poetry( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of English verse. Includes poems by William Blake, Christopher Smart, Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Ted Hughes, Charles Causley, and many others
Christmas on Exeter Street by Diana Hendry( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas brings aunts, uncles, friends, and strangers to the house on Exeter Street, where the holiday gradually becomes a crowded but festive occasion
Christmas spirit : two stories by Robert Westall( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost and a cat arrive for the holidays in this pair of Christmas stories
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeping a path from the sleepy English coast, to the raging high seas, to a tropical island concealing a buried treasure, this story of friendship and greed, loyalty and courage stars an unforgettable cast of characters: young Jim Hawkins, the terrifying Blind Pew, the wild man Ben Gunn, and one of literature's most dastardly villains, the charming, crafty, and utterly unscrupulous Long John Silver. Superbly illustrated by the celebrated John Lawrence, this is the definitive edition of an enduring classics
The blue fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling sprookjes met vaak sterk overeenkomstige thema's, voorzien van een verantwoording van bronnen van zowel de oorspronkelijke verzamelaar (1889) als de hedendaagse bewerker
John Clare's autobiographical writings by John Clare( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London snow : a Christmas story by Paul Theroux( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Christmas time two orphans and their guardian search through snowbound London for their missing landlord, even though he has threatened to evict them
Emily's own elephant by Philippa Pearce( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the zoo is unable to keep a miniature elephant, Emily and her parents make a home for it and its monkey friend in their lovely meadow with a river running by
King of Kings by Susan Hill( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Very early Christmas Day, a lonely, elderly widower finds a tiny baby
A nature diary by Richard Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysteries of Zigomar : poems and stories by Allan Ahlberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems, including "Getting up for School" and "Cemetery Road," and short stories, including "The Paper Boy" and "Snow White Lies."
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Sea horse : the shyest fish in the sea
Alternative Names
John Lawrence Brits schrijver

John Lawrence englischer Illustrator

John Lawrence English illustrator and wood engraver

Lawrence, John Wilfred, 1933-

Rorensu, Jon 1933-

로렌스, 존


ロレンス, ジョン

English (165)

German (5)

Chinese (3)

Japanese (2)

French (1)

Irish (1)

This little chickTiny's big adventureOnce upon a time in the NorthLyra's OxfordThe woman in blackA New treasury of poetryChristmas on Exeter StreetChristmas spirit : two stories