WorldCat Identities

Barkan, Joanne

Overview
Works: 197 works in 326 publications in 4 languages and 10,255 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: QH641, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanne Barkan
A tale of two sitters by Joanne Barkan( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David enlists Joe's aid in babysitting, Wishbone escapes from his noisy home and imagines himself as Charles Darnay, a young Frenchman who, despite great danger, returns to France during the Revolution to help a friend
A pup in King Arthur's Court by Joanne Barkan( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe and David publish a sports newsletter using new technology that will be better than the existing paper. The idea of new being better than old reminds Wishbone of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
That fat hat by Joanne Barkan( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lou Lou, a individualistic cat, decides to wear a very large hat to lunch, her more conformist friend is very upset
Visions of emancipation : the Italian workers' movement since 1945 by Joanne Barkan( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creatures that glow by Joanne Barkan( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces animals and plants that produce their own light, from sea pens and fireflies to mushrooms. Includes photographs that glow in the dark
Rocks, rocks big & small by Joanne Barkan( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to rocks, their origins, and their evolution
Abraham Lincoln and President's Day by Joanne Barkan( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln and why he deserves to be recognized on Presidents' Day
What is velocity? by Joanne Barkan( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful photos and simple text encourage children to read on their own as they learn the meaning of velocity and that it is measured by an object's speed and direction
What is density? by Joanne Barkan( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what density is, using examples from a birthday party--such as a room filling with people, a floating balloon, and the bubbles in a cup of soda--to illustrate the concept
A very scary Jack-o'-Lantern by Joanne Barkan( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tricks and treats abound in four books that are full of spooky, glow-in-the-dark surprises. Turn off the lights and ghosts, skeletons, bats, spiders, mummies and other creepy creatures glow brightly in the dark
Fire, fire burning bright by Joanne Barkan( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the origins, properties, uses, and dangers of fire
Big fire trucks by Joanne Barkan( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at a fire truck and the men who take care of it
Water, water everywhere by Joanne Barkan( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins and uses of water
Air, air all around by Joanne Barkan( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in simple text, the properties and uses of air, where air is found, and why it's essential to life
Little Cricket's song by Joanne Barkan( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young cricket learns to sing with the help of his mother and several other night animals
Jim Henson presents The Christmas toy by Joanne Barkan( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas Eve adventures of the toys in the playroom, all gifts from previous Christmases
A very scary ghost story by Joanne Barkan( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here's a spine-tingling story just right for reading with the lights down low! And with the lights out - children will scare themselves silly watching the pictures glow in the dark
Big wheels by Joanne Barkan( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a variety of working vehicles and their purpose. Includes bulldozers, cement mixers, snow plows, and other large-wheeled vehicles
Anna Marie's blanket by Joanne Barkan( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl's blanket resents her going off to nursery school and leaving it behind until she assigns it the job of looking after all her other toys while she's away
A very scary haunted house by Joanne Barkan( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elinor visits her favorite great-aunt and thinks maybe the house is haunted. Pages glow in the dark
 
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That fat hat
Alternative Names

controlled identityWright, J. B., 1946-

바킨, 조안

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A pup in King Arthur's CourtThat fat hatVisions of emancipation : the Italian workers' movement since 1945Abraham Lincoln and President's DayWhat is velocity?What is density?A very scary Jack-o'-LanternFire, fire burning bright