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Provensen, Martin

Overview
Works: 279 works in 854 publications in 8 languages and 33,590 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Echo verse  Fiction  Literature  Imagist poetry  Biographies  Scores  Songbooks  Narrative poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other, 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 )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 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 )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 4,061 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 1,523 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 )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seasonal changes on a farm and surrounding countryside throughout the year. This is a book about farm animals, and what happens during one year on a farm. In January, the cows stay in the barnyard, and the chickens don't lay many eggs. By March, you can tell spring is coming: the barn is filled with baby animals. Month by month, the animals at Maple Hill Farm sense the changing seasons and respond to the changes. Through gently humorous text and charming illustrations, Alice and Martin Provensen capture one year at their beloved Maple Hill Farm in a way sure to delight city slickers and country folk alike
A peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedarius by Alice Provensen( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,037 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 981 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 943 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 927 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 865 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 798 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 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English 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 742 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 727 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 702 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 663 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 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems
Shakespeare : ten great plays by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Æsop's fables by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of forty fables whose instructive wit reflects the character of the man who originally told them
 
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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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