WorldCat Identities

Robbins, Ken

Overview
Works: 29 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 13,783 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: QK649, 581.48
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Robbins
Autumn leaves by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics of different types of leaves and explains how and why they change colors in the autumn
Pumpkins by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and color photographs introduce the growing cycle of the pumpkin, from seed, to sprout, to flower, to fully fledged fruit, and back again
Fireflies at midnight by Marilyn Singer( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A robin cheerfully greets the day at dawn. A horse nibbles grass under the heat of the midday sun. A rabbit stands still, disappearing into the grass at dusk. As evening falls, a frog tells the world that he's the king of the pond. During one summer day, these and other creatures tell their tales, celebrating their ordinary -- but extraordinary -- lives in verse. Young readers will be entranced by the many voices created by renowned poet Marilyn Singer. They will be encouraged to look more closely at the surprising world around them -- morning, noon, and night
Apples by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how apples are grown, harvested, and used, and details facts about apples in history, literature, and our daily lives
For good measure : the ways we say how much, how far, how heavy, how big, how old by Ken Robbins( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mile gets its name from the term mille passus, which means "a thousand paces." The abbreviation for pound (lb.) comes from the Latin libra pondo. Feet, pounds, quarts, miles: these are words we use every day. But where did they originate, and what do they actually mean?
Power machines by Ken Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe such work-saving machines as a crane, jack hammer, bulldozer, and back hoe
Building a house by Ken Robbins( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, step-by-step, how a house is built from the architectural design through the final installation of fixtures and fittings
Tools by Ken Robbins( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three full-color, labeled photographs of tools include paintbrush, screwdriver, trowel, and pliers
Food for thought : the stories behind the things we eat by Ken Robbins( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Food is very important to us and each food has a story
Boats by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describe in text and photographs the characteristic features of twenty different ships and boats including tugboats, submarines, trawlers, and swamp buggies
A flower grows by Ken Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the life cycle of an Amaryllis
Bridges by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hand-colored photographs illustrate bridges of many different types, with descriptions of their design and use
City/country : a car trip in photographs by Ken Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and simple text capture the universal images of a car trip, as seen from a child's backseat perspective
Rodeo by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe cowboys participation in various competitive events at a rodeo
Make me a peanut butter sandwich and a glass of milk by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and hand-tinted photographs show how each part of a peanut butter sandwich and milk lunch is made, from field, to store, to table
Air by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the properties and uses of air, where air is found and why it is essential to life
Beach days by Ken Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hand-tinted photographs and simple, poetic text recreate the fun of a beach trip
Water by Ken Robbins( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial essay shows the varied forms and uses of this vital substance, from its natural occurrences as rain and ice to its use by man for cleansing, drinking, and ritual
Earth : the elements by Ken Robbins( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the varied landscape forms of the earth, discussing natural occurrences such as earthquakes, volcanoes, dust storms, and erosion
 
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Autumn leaves
Alternative Names
ロビンズ, ケン

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PumpkinsFireflies at midnightApplesFor good measure : the ways we say how much, how far, how heavy, how big, how oldPower machinesFood for thought : the stories behind the things we eatAirWaterEarth : the elements