WorldCat Identities

Agard, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 162 works in 486 publications in 6 languages and 9,483 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  History  Literature  Picture books  Lyric poetry  Nature poetry  Narrative poetry  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Actor, Thesis advisor, 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
Book by John Agard( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 771 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 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean
Life doesn't frighten me at all : poems( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 588 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
A Caribbean dozen : poems from Caribbean poets by John Agard( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen Caribbean poets recount childhood experiences in poetry and prose
The Calypso alphabet by John Agard( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 426 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 356 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 343 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 272 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 233 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 230 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 )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brer Rabbit : the great tug-o-war by John Agard( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 188 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
Wriggle piggy toes by John Agard( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the rhymes of a baby's day from morning to playtime to night
Hello H20 : poems by John Agard( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 176 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
Weblines by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 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
A Caribbean dozen : a collection of poems by John Agard( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriteen Caribbean poets recount childhood experiences in poetry and prose
Laughter is an egg by John Agard( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughter is an egg with a crick-crack face that can hide in the heart of the human race. Tummy tickling, rib-cracking and even wee-yourself laughs can all be found in the pages of this eggstraordinary collection of poems, riddles, jokes and ballads from John Agard
Travel light travel dark by John Agard( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 154 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
From the devil's pulpit by John Agard( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.26 for New Welsh ... to 0.91 for New Welsh ...)

Under the moon & over the sea
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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, 1972-84Brer Rabbit : the great tug-o-warWriggle piggy toesHello H20 : poems
Alternative Names
Agard, John

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

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