WorldCat Identities

Kemp, Moira

Overview
Works: 154 works in 498 publications in 9 languages and 13,665 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Nursery rhymes  Poetry  Board books  Toy and movable books  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Games  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.3.K34, 398.8
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Most widely held works by Moira Kemp
Grandma Chickenlegs by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this variation of the traditional Baba Yaga story, a young girl must rely on the advice of her dead mother and her special doll when her wicked stepmother sends her to get a needle from Grandma Chickenlegs
Scare yourself to sleep by Rose Impey( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cousins spending the night in a tent in the dark back yard succeed in scaring each other, with a little help from brother Simon
Hickory, dickory, dock by Moira Kemp( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the classic nursery rhyme about a mouse in the wrong place at the wrong time
The flat man by Rose Impey( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als je net in bed ligt probeert de grote, boze platte man je kamer binnen te kruipen.Prentenboek met tekst
Hey diddle diddle by Moira Kemp( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the classic nursery rhyme about a musical cat and his fanciful friends
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake by Moira Kemp( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read and play the classic children's game pat-a-cake
Baa, baa, black sheep by Moira Kemp( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black sheep has three bags full of wool--each intended for a different person
I'm a little teapot by Moira Kemp( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words to the familiar nursery rhyme are illustrated with pictures of a teapot
The Ankle Grabber by Rose Impey( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Welsh and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced that a monster Ankle-Grabber lives in a marsh under her bed, a little girl refuses to get out of bed until her Dad finally scares the monster away
This little piggy by Moira Kemp( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Finnish and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little piggies go to the market or stay at home, eat roast beef or go without, in this version of the traditional toe-counting rhyme
Round and round the garden by Moira Kemp( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sing and play with this nursery rhyme that's sure to bring laughter to all who are ticklish (or like to tickle!)
Jumble Joan by Rose Impey( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys' plan to scare a little girl backfires when they take her up into grandma's attic
Tales from the enchanted world by Amabel Williams-Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales-- some well known, others unfamiliar-- that brings readers into enchanted worlds of people of many countries
Knock at the door by Moira Kemp( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the popular nursery rhyme with colorful illustrations and finger play activities for each line of the rhyme
Pound dog and frog by Rowley Carter( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pound Dog persuades his friend Frog to come out and listen to a concert by a noted bullfrog singer, whose music Frog enjoys, even though it means nothing to Pound Dog, whose own singing sounds like howling to Frog
Helpful Betty to the rescue by Michaela Morgan( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helpful Betty the hippopotamus hears a cry and sets off to rescue a monkey she assumes is stuck up in a tree
Helpful Betty solves a mystery by Michaela Morgan( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Afrikaans and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helpful Betty the hippopotamus finds a magnifying glass while tidying up the jungle and goes looking for a mystery to solve
The firebird by Moira Kemp( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A king who desires the beautiful Firebird sends his three sons to find and bring her to him
The midnight ship by Rose Impey( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a girl sleeps in her sister's room, they pretend her bunk bed is a tall ship tossed about on a stormy sea. The girl keeps a lookout for killer whales, sea monsters, and slippery-slimy sea-snakes, while her sister captains the ship
The flying vampire by Rose Impey( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy spends the night in his grandpa's spare room which has a door to what the boy's uncle used to tell his mother was the Bogeyhole, full of ghosts and ghouls and vampires waiting to creep out and get her as soon as it gets dark. His grandfather shows him there is nothing to be afraid of, hangs up a kite shaped like a dragon, and leaves a nightlight on for him. The boy imagines the kite turning into a flying vampire and attacking him
 
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Grandma Chickenlegs
Alternative Names
켐프, 모이라 1959-

ケンプ, モイラ

モイラ・ケンプ

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Scare yourself to sleepHickory, dickory, dockThe flat manHey diddle diddlePat-a-cake, pat-a-cakeBaa, baa, black sheepI'm a little teapotThe Ankle Grabber