WorldCat Identities

Kovalski, Maryann

Works: 88 works in 370 publications in 4 languages and 14,350 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Cumulative tales  Humorous poetry  Nursery rhymes  Fables  Fairy tales  Baseball stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Director, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PZ8.3.K8535, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Maryann Kovalski
Most widely held works by Maryann Kovalski
The wheels on the bus by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a grandmother and grandchildren wait for the bus, they sing the title song with such gusto they miss their bus
The cake that Mack ate by Rose Robart( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale about the chain of events surrounding the making of a cake by a farmer's wife, eventually leading to its consumption in surprising circumstances
Take me out to the ball game by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandmother takes her two granddaughters to a ballgame. Includes music and text to the song "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" (words by Jack Norworth; music by Albert von Tilzer)
Jingle bells by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young children will be clamoring to join in the fun when Grandma takes Jenny and Joanna an a carriage ride through New York City's Central Park. Caught up in the holiday spirit they start to sing-- and take off on a hilarious romp no one will want to miss!
Princess Prunella and the purple peanut by Margaret Atwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prunella, a proud, prissy princess, plans to marry a pinheaded prince who will pamper her--until a wise old woman's spell puts a purple peanut on the princess's pretty nose
Rivka's first Thanksgiving by Elsa Rael( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having heard about Thanksgiving in school, nine-year-old Rivka tries to convince her immigrant family and her Rabbi that it is a holiday for all Americans, Jews and non-Jews alike
Alice and the birthday giant by John F Green( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice wishes for something really big and special for her birthday, but what she gets isn't what she'd hoped for
Pizza for breakfast by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and Zelda learn the folly of making wishes when they ask for more customers at their pizza restaurant
Who is your favorite monster, Mama? by Barbara Shook Hazen( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being the middle child isn't easy. Harry is too little to do the things his big brother does and is too old to do what his baby sister does. Most of all, he wonders who is his Mama's favorite?
Omar's Halloween by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Halloween arrives, and Omar still hasn't found a costume scary enough, he is forced to put a sheet over his head and trick-or-treat as a boring old ghost--until the weather comes to his aid
I went to the zoo by Rita Golden Gelman( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking that the zoo animals look "as bored as bored could be," a boy takes them all home with him
Omar on ice by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omar loves drawing pictures and wishes he could be as good at it as his classmate Elsie. But his teacher, Ms. Fudge, can never figure out what Omar's pictures are - no matter how hard she tries. When the whole class goes ice skating, however, Omar's true talent emerges. He shows Elsie how he can glide and whirl and spin. After all, it's easy when you don't worry and just have fun. And the whole class discovers with Omar that there is more than one way to draw pictures
The big storm by Rhea Tregebov( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeanette accidentally leaves her cat Kitty Doyle outside during a big snowstorm and fears for her safety
Brenda and Edward by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Edward forgets his lunch, Brenda tries to take it to him, but she gets lost
Doctor Knickerbocker and other rhymes by David W Booth( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of poetry, much of it humorous, which includes tongue twisters, jump rope rhymes, counting-out rhymes, ball bounces, and autograph verse
Sharon, Lois & Bram's Mother Goose : songs, finger rhymes, tickling verses, games, and more by Mother Goose( )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of traditional songs, nursery rhymes, finger games. Includes musical accompaniment
Queen Nadine by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadine doesn't care that the other cows laugh at her rock collection and call her "Queen Nadine," but it's another matter when Pete the farmer sells the herd and she is separated from her home and the special, oval white stone that only she doesn't know is an egg
Rain, rain by Maryann Kovalski( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rainy day dashes Jenny and Joanna's hopes for a fun day at the beach with their grandmother. In the end, imagination combined with Grandma's ingenuity makes for a fun-filled day" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000
Morning glory Monday by Arlene Alda( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mama is homesick for sunny Italy, her daughter tries everything to cheer her up, but nothing works until she wins a packet of morning glory seeds
The seven chairs by Helen Lanteigne( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the fate of seven very different chairs made by one man over the course of his life
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.13 for Take me ou ... to 0.36 for Something ...)

The wheels on the bus
Alternative Names
Kovalski, Maryann

코발스키, 마리안

코발스키, 메리앤

English (217)

French (13)

Danish (1)

Korean (1)

The cake that Mack ateTake me out to the ball gameJingle bellsPrincess Prunella and the purple peanutRivka's first ThanksgivingAlice and the birthday giantWho is your favorite monster, Mama?Omar's Halloween