WorldCat Identities

Bishop, Gavin 1946-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 382 publications in 4 languages and 9,608 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Short stories  Folklore  Biography  Nursery rhymes  Pictorial works  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.C8375, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gavin Bishop
 
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Snake and lizard by Joy Cowley( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about the friendship between Snake and Lizard. Suggested level: primary
Mister Whistler by Margaret Mahy( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Absentminded Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his feet. In a rush to catch the train, he is so distracted he loses his ticket. Is it in the bottom pockets of his big coat or the top pockets of his jacket? Perhaps he slipped it into his waistcoat. Where is Mister Whistler's ticket?"--Publisher information. Suggested level: junior, primary
Stay awake, Bear! by Gavin Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Bear and his friend Brown Bear decide that sleeping all winter is a waste of time, so they stay awake planning a warm summer vacation and then sleep through the whole trip. Suggested level: junior
Little Rabbit and the sea by Gavin Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having heard about the sea and longed to see what it is like, Little Rabbit receives an unexpected gift from a seagull
Friends : Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about the friendship between Snake and Lizard. Suggested level: primary
The three little pigs by Gavin Bishop( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Maui and the sun : a Maori tale by Gavin Bishop( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maori people of New Zealand tell this version of the Polynesian folktale in which a trickster uses magical powers to slow the movement of the sun. Suggested level: junior, primary
The wedding of Mistress Fox by Philip H Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she rejects suitor after suitor, the recently widowed Mistress Fox almost despairs of finding a new husband with the same wonderful qualities as the late Mr. Fox
Chicken Licken by Gavin Bishop( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale in which Chicken Licken sets off to warn the Queen that the sky is falling in. Suggested level: junior, primary
The Video shop sparrow by Joy Cowley( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers try to help a sparrow trapped in a closed video store
Conejito y el mar by Gavin Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having heard about the sea and longed to see what it is like, Little Rabbit receives an unexpected gift from a seagull
Mrs McGinty and the bizarre plant by Gavin Bishop( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs McGinty is a very grumpy old woman whose life is bleak and lonely. Until one day, she buys a little plant which grows and grows and grows. Suggested level: primary
Weaving earth and sky : myth & legends of Aotearoa by Robert Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology which begins with the story of creation, retells Maui stories, the tale of Tawhaki and Rata and finishes with the story of Kupe's voyage to Aotearoa/New Zealand
There was a crooked man by Gavin Bishop( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the traditional nursery rhyme 'There was a crooked man'. On board pages. Suggested level: junior
Footsteps through the fog by Margaret Mahy( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anthea and her brothers and sisters walk down to the sea, a thick fog rolls in. It's up to Anthea, who is blind, to lead her family to safety. Suggested level: primary
Mr Fox by Gavin Bishop( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale in which greedy Mr Fox is finally outwitted. Suggested level: junior, primary
Katarina by Gavin Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Maori and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katarina, a young Maori mother, travels to southern New Zealand to be with her pakeha husband. She loses contact with her family because of the wars along the Waikato, but is later reunited with her brother
Just one more by Joy Cowley( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 17 short humorous, read-aloud stories for young children. Includes stories about real and imaginary animals. Suggested level: junior, primary
The waka by Jean Prior( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Maori and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Noah's Ark story featuring New Zealand wildlife and a Māori chief. Suggested level: junior primary
Quaky cat by Diana Noonan( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger the cat flees for his life during the Canterbury earthquake that destroys his home. Frightened and in despair he wanders the city of Christchurch, searching for his caregiver Emma. As the city rocks and buildings tumble around him, he sniffs out the comforting smell of stew and finds his way to an emergency hall, where he is reunited with Emma. Although his house is in ruins and city battered he realises that none of it matters when the people you love are safe. Suggested level: junior, primary
 
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Snake and lizard
Alternative Names
비솝, 가빈

비숍, 개빈

ビショップ, ガヴィン

ビショップ, ガビン

Languages
English (119)

Chinese (3)

Maori (3)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Stay awake, Bear!Little Rabbit and the seaFriends : Snake and LizardMaui and the sun : a Maori taleChicken LickenThe Video shop sparrowConejito y el marMrs McGinty and the bizarre plant