WorldCat Identities

Parkins, David

Overview
Works: 337 works in 973 publications in 9 languages and 39,771 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Diary fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Legends  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PZ7.K5893, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Parkins
 
Most widely held works by David Parkins
Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht by Richard Platt( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences as his family moves from small town Esna to the big, exciting city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who has been robbing graves. Includes nonfiction information about Egyptian culture
Roman diary : the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, A.D. 107 by Richard Platt( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a sea voyage from her native Greece to Egypt, Iliona's ship is boarded by pirates and she ends up sold as a slave in Rome. Includes information on Roman culture
The water horse by Dick King-Smith( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930, on the coast of Scotland, eight-year-old Kirstie finds a large egg which hatches into an unusual sea creature, and as he grows her family must decide what to do with him
Shhhhh! Everybody's sleeping by Julie Markes( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child is encouraged to go to sleep by the thought of everyone else sleeping, from teacher to baker to postman
Webster J. Duck by Martin Waddell( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster J. Duck turns to several animals when he tries to find his mother
The epic of Gilgamesh by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu
That cat can't stay by Thad Krasnesky( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Dad is at his wit's end when Mom, a cat lover, manages to bring not one, not two, not three, but FOUR cats into the household. When cat number five arrives, Dad finally takes a surprising stand
I'm a truck driver by Jonathan London( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple rhyming text introduces sounds and activities of a wide variety of trucks
Sophie hits six by Dick King-Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year that Sophie turns six, she sees her cat give birth to kittens, gets a pet rabbit from her Aunt Al, and pursues her dream of acquiring a dog. Sequel to "Sophie's Snail" and "Sophie's Tom."
Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble by Phyllis Root( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Old Man Trouble calls on Aunt Nancy, he tries very hard to perform a trick that will bother her; however, she knows just how to handle him
Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones by Phyllis Root( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cousin Lazybones comes to visit Aunt Nancy but refuses to help with any of the work around the house, she must figure out a scheme to get rid of him
Sophie's Lucky by Dick King-Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visit to Great Aunt Al in the Scottish Highlands leads to an exciting change in Sophie's life
Sophie in the saddle by Dick King-Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having added the puppy Puddle to her growing menagerie of cat and rabbit, animal-mad Sophie makes friends with a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig and a gray pony named Bumblebee
Sophie's Tom by Dick King-Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Befriending a stray cat helps a very determined five-year old adjust to school, learn about friends, and pursue her dream of one day becoming a farmer. A sequel to "Sophie's Snail."
No problem by Eileen Browne( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouse's friends take turns putting together the pieces that come in a box as a birthday present; but, only Shrew, who takes the time to read the instructions, is able to build something that really works. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Sophie is seven by Dick King-Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophie, a young girl who takes a no-nonsense approach to life's problems, pursues her dream of becoming a "lady farmer."
The adventures of old Bo Bear by Alice Schertle( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his toy bear comes out of the washing machine with an ear missing and not smelling "right," a boy takes him outside to play until he looks and smells familiar once again
I always, always get my way by Thad Krasnesky( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-year-old Emmy's antics disrupt family life until one day Mom has a change of mind
Aunt Nancy and the bothersome visitors by Phyllis Root( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Aunt Nancy manages to foil all those who try to get the better of her. Come on in and stay a spell! Aunt Nancy outwits four unwelcome guests in these trickster tales from a masterful storyteller. It would take a real pesky visitor to make himself unwelcome to Aunt Nancy. But just her luck -- not one but four bothersome folks come knocking at her door! From Cousin Lazybones to Old Man Trouble, from doleful Old Woeful to sly, slick Mister Death, Aunt Nancy's visitors nearly try her patience. But Aunt Nancy's head isn't there just to keep her ears from fighting, and see if she doesn't get the best of all her guests! Here in one volume are Phyllis Root's irresistible trickster tales, illustrated with David Parkins's droll silhouettes and full-color paintings
Captain Pepper's pets by Sally Grindley( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nasty Captain Pepper orders his poor crew to help him find a pet. The crew try hippos, tigers, and monkeys, but will a very hungry snake be the perfect pirate pet? Full color
 
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Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht
Alternative Names
David Parkins British cartoonist, comics artist, and book illustrator

David Parkins Brits illustrator

Parkins, David 1955-

Parkins, David Alan

파킨스, 데이비드

パーキンス, デヴィッド

パーキンズ, デビット

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Roman diary : the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, A.D. 107The water horseShhhhh! Everybody's sleepingWebster J. DuckThe epic of GilgameshThat cat can't stayI'm a truck driverSophie hits six