WorldCat Identities

Agard, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 382 publications in 4 languages and 9,225 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  History  Fiction  Nursery rhymes  Humor  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PR9320.9.A3, 821.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Agard
 
Most widely held works by John Agard
Under the moon & over the sea by John Agard( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Book by John Agard( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books contain countless tales but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book
A Caribbean dozen : poems from Caribbean poets by John Agard( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen Caribbean poets recount childhood experiences in poetry and prose
Life doesn't frighten me at all : poems( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry for teenagers that includes selections from such authors as Maya Angelou, W.B. Yeats, and Attila the Stockbroker
The Calypso alphabet by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet book of terms associated with the Carribean, accompanied by explanatory rhymes
No hickory no dickory no dock : Caribbean nursery rhymes by John Agard( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rhymes, both original and traditional, that evoke the rhythms and language of the Caribbean
The young inferno by John Agard( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Dante's Inferno in which a young man in a hoodie travels to Hell in search of his soulmate, Beatrice
Lend me your wings by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fish who longs to fly and a bird who longs to swim trade fins and wings for a new look at life
Half-caste and other poems by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of poems on the theme of racism, including the poem "Half-caste
Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of children's poetry about "a cast of 21st century fairy tale characters with attitude"--Page 4 of cover
Mangoes & bullets : selected and new poems, 1972-84 by John Agard( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hello H20 : poems by John Agard( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems that celebrate magic and mystery of science. Poems range from water vapour to the wind, robots to outer space, physics to chemistry and biology. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Brer Rabbit : the great tug-o-war by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever rabbit tricks a rhino and a hippo into a tug-of-war against each other. Suggested level: junior
Wriggle piggy toes by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the rhymes of a baby's day from morning to playtime to night
Weblines by John Agard( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Brits by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderne Engelse gedichten over actuele thema's als rassendiscriminatie
Laughter is an egg by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein, the girl who hated maths by John Agard( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems which celebrate the world of mathematics. Suggested level: primary
From the devil's pulpit by John Agard( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel light travel dark by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his new collection of poetry, 'Travel Light Travel Dark', John Agard casts his unique spin on the intermingling strands of British history, and leads us into metaphysical and political waters. Cross-cultural connections are played out in a variety of voices and candences
 
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.23 for Life doesn ... to 0.77 for Laughter i ...)

Under the moon & over the sea
Alternative Names
John Agard Brits schrijver

John Agard gujański poeta i pisarz

John Agard Poet and playwright

아가드, 존 1949-

어가드, 존 1949-

アガード, ジョン

Languages
English (153)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

French (3)

Covers
A Caribbean dozen : poems from Caribbean poetsNo hickory no dickory no dock : Caribbean nursery rhymesThe young infernoHalf-caste and other poemsMangoes & bullets : selected and new poems, 1972-84Hello H20 : poemsBrer Rabbit : the great tug-o-warWriggle piggy toes