WorldCat Identities

Agard, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 413 publications in 5 languages and 9,330 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  History  Fiction  Nursery rhymes  Humor  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Actor, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PR9320.9.A3, 821.914
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Most widely held works about John Agard
 
Most widely held works by John Agard
Book by John Agard( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 738 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
Under the moon & over the sea by John Agard( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean
A Caribbean dozen : poems from Caribbean poets by John Agard( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 609 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 )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 443 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 378 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 370 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 290 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
Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 241 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
Half-caste and other poems by John Agard( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of poems on the theme of racism, including the poem "Half-caste
Mangoes & bullets : selected and new poems, 1972-84 by John Agard( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hello H20 : poems by John Agard( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 188 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
Wriggle piggy toes by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the rhymes of a baby's day from morning to playtime to night
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 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever but weak rabbit tricks two strong braggarts, a rhino and a hippo, into a tug-of-war against each other instead of against him and teaches them that friendhip is stronger than rope
Weblines by John Agard( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughter is an egg by John Agard( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Brits by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderne Engelse gedichten over actuele thema's als rassendiscriminatie
From the devil's pulpit by John Agard( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems which celebrate the world of mathematics. Suggested level: primary
Man to pan : a cycle of poems to be performed with drums and steelpans by John Agard( Book )

17 editions published in 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.23 for Life doesn ... to 0.76 for Laughter i ...)

Under the moon & over the sea
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 : poemsWriggle piggy toesBrer Rabbit : the great tug-o-war
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 (168)

Spanish (11)

German (3)

French (3)

Japanese (2)