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Agee, Jon

Overview
Works: 81 works in 308 publications in 8 languages and 39,352 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Tongue twisters  Stories in rhyme  Big books  Board books  Humor  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Librettist, Lyricist
Classifications: PZ7.A266, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon Agee
Orangutan tongs : poems to tangle your tongue by Jon Agee( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have you ever gotten tripped up trying to say a silly succession of similar syllables? Try out these hilarious tongue twisters for lots of fun!
Nothing by Jon Agee( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Suzie Gump, the richest lady in town, walks into Otis's empty antique shop and insists on buying nothing, she starts a fad that has everyone buying nothing and emptying their homes and stores to make room for it--until Suzie realizes things have gone too far
Terrific by Jon Agee( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing seems to go right for Eugene, even when he wins a free trip to Bermuda, but while he is stranded on a tiny, deserted island after being shipwrecked, a broken-winged parrot tells him how to build a boat so that they can both be rescued
The retired kid by Jon Agee( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he enjoys some aspects of his retirement, eight-year-old Brian gains a new perspective on his job of being a child after spending time in Florida's Happy Sunset Retirement Community
The Big book for peace by Ann Durell( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wisdom of peace and the absurdity of fighting are demonstrated in seventeen stories and poems by outstanding authors of today such as Jean Fritz, Milton Meltzer, and Nancy Willard, illustrated by famous illustrators such as Paul Zelinsky, the Dillons, and Maurice Sendak
Milo's hat trick by Jon Agee( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the busy city, there are lots of people with hats. But there is only one guy with a bear in his hat. That's Milo. The Magician
It's only Stanley by Jon Agee( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious noises keep waking up the Wimbledon family. "That's very odd," says Mr. Wimbledon each time, but when he returns from checking on the sounds, he's always reassuring: "It's only Stanley; he's fixing the oil tank." "It's only Stanley; he's clearing the bathtub drain." But what Stanley the dog is actually doing while his oblivious family goes back to bed is deliciously absurd: he's turning the house into a rocket ship to zoom himself and his family to another planet for an alien encounter
Little Santa by Jon Agee( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A resident of the North Pole with the ability to slide up and down chimneys meets a flying reindeer and some industrious elves, in this fictional biography of Santa Claus
The incredible painting of Felix Clousseau by Jon Agee( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painter becomes famous when his paintings come to life
Mr. Putney's quacking dog by Jon Agee( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Putney has all sorts of animal friends with unusual names
Mean Margaret by Tor Seidler( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a pair of newlywed woodchucks, a squirrel, a testy snake, a skunk, and a couple of bats have in common with a family of pudgy human beings named Hubble? Their lives are all turned topsy-turvy by a tyrannical toddler named Margaret
Sitting in my box by Dee Lillegard( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The box in which all the animals are sitting gets more and more crowded until a hungry flea comes along
The Halloween house by Erica Silverman( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Halloween house, occupied by a variety of creatures, including werewolves, witches, bats, and skeletons, turns out to be an unfortunate choice as a hideout for a couple of escaped convicts
My rhinoceros by Jon Agee( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhinoceros does only two things: pop balloons and poke holes in kites. But rhinoceroses can really do more--so much more--than that!
Lion lessons by Jon Agee( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learning to be a lion takes some serious lessons, but luckily, this kid has a teacher who is a real pro"--
Z goes home by Jon Agee( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody has a job to do, and so does the letter Z. But when the workday's done, Z goes home. On the way he passes A through Y. When he reaches home, Z fits right in
Potch & Polly by William Steig( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lively Potch pursues the girl of his dreams, the darling Polly Pumpernickel
Go hang a salami! I'm a lasagna hog! and other palindromes by Jon Agee( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of palindromes, sentences that read the same forward and backward
The return of Freddy Legrand by Jon Agee( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent LeGrand's transatlantic flight ends when his flying machine winds up somewhere in the French countryside
Sit on a potato pan, Otis! : more palindromes by Jon Agee( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-known author and illustrator Jon Agee has been playing with words again, and now a third collection of clever, absurd, and hilarious reversible phrases is the result. These palindromes and their accompanying cartoons will inspire laughs long after first sight. One may feel compelled to go through the book again backwards -- appropriately palindromically -- to revisit his or her favorites. Palindromes are phrases or sentences that read the same both forward and backward
 
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Orangutan tongs : poems to tangle your tongue
Alternative Names
Agee, Jon

에이지, 존

アギー, ジョン

エイジー, ジョン

Languages
English (138)

French (13)

Japanese (8)

Spanish (8)

Chinese (7)

German (4)

Dutch (2)

Korean (1)

Covers
NothingTerrificThe retired kidThe Big book for peaceMilo's hat trickThe incredible painting of Felix ClousseauMr. Putney's quacking dogMean Margaret