WorldCat Identities

West, Colin

Overview
Works: 58 works in 325 publications in 5 languages and 10,151 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.3.W4997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin West
"I don't care!" said the bear by Colin West( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and French and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big brown bear has no fear of a bad-tempered goose, a big pig, or even a wolf, but something very small causes him to run scared
Have you seen the crocodile? by Colin West( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various animals look for the cunning crocodile, not realizing he is right under their noses
"Buzz, buzz, buzz," went Bumblebee by Colin West( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bumblebee buzzes around bothering everyone until he comes to a gentle butterfly who understands that the busy bee is looking for someone to be his friend
Moose and Mouse by Colin West( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and French and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although they are very different, Moose and Mouse are good friends
"Pardon?" said the giraffe by Colin West( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small frog hops from the ground onto bigger and bigger animals in order to be heard by a giraffe
One day in the jungle by Colin West( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with a butterfly, each successive animal sneezes louder until the elephant blows away the jungle
"Only joking!" laughed the lobster by Colin West( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and French and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lobster is having a fine time frightening the other fish intobelieving that a big, hungry shark is about to eat them! He's having so much fun in fact he doesn't notice that a shark is following him. And this big, hungry shark isn't joking
"Not me!" said the monkey by Colin West( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mischievous monkey causes trouble for all the other animals in the jungle but denies it to the end
Go tell it to the toucan by Colin West( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals all over the jungle look for the toucan so he can tell the animals to come to a party for elephant's birthday, and while they search for that bird, they spread the word themselves
The king's toothache by Colin West( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Catalan and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to find a dentist for the king's toothache, Nurse Mary tries a baker, a town crier, and a sailor before the poor man gets relilef
"Hello, great big bullfrog!" by Colin West( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great big bullfrog realizes he is not so big compared to most of the other animals he meets
The king of Kennelwick Castle by Colin West( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale relating how the king of Kennelwick castle receives a mysterious bundle from the Queen of Spain for his birthday present
Ten little crocodiles by Colin West( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with ten little crocodiles clustered on a bench, the reader counts down from ten to one as a crocodile is taken away in each picture
One little elephant by Colin West( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an elephant is joined by others, one at a time, the reader may count from one to ten
Sniffer's golden nose by Roger Abbott( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naughty Nancy's dog steals the king's crown and brings it to her
Monty, the dog who wears glasses by Colin West( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Monty, the dog who wears glasses to remind himself to stay out of trouble
I bought my love a tabby cat by Colin West( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman gives her love a series of animals, from tabby cat to talking crow, all of whom show up at her wedding dressed in the fine things her love has made for them
Toby and his old tin tub by Colin West( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While sailing in his tin bathtub, Toby encounters a lonely giant who is seeking the sound that will awaken the inhabitants of the island he guards
A moment in rhyme by Colin West( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty-four poems on a variety of subjects and experiences
Jenny the joker by Colin West( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cousin Jenny arrives with an arsenal of practical jokes
 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.13 for Sniffer's ... to 0.49 for "Hello, gr ...)

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Have you seen the crocodile?"Buzz, buzz, buzz," went BumblebeeMoose and Mouse"Pardon?" said the giraffeOne day in the jungle"Only joking!" laughed the lobster"Not me!" said the monkeyGo tell it to the toucan
Alternative Names
Colin West English writer

Colin West schrijver uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (1951-)

West, Colin

Колин Уэст

ווסט, קולין

Languages
English (179)

Spanish (21)

French (16)

Catalan (5)

Hebrew (1)