WorldCat Identities

Archambault, John

Overview
Works: 269 works in 743 publications in 4 languages and 33,649 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Ghost stories  Board books  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Animated films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Archambault
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 3,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race
Barn dance! by Bill Martin( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to sleep on the night of a full moon, a young boy follows the sound of music across the fields and finds an unusual barn dance in progress
Here are my hands by Bill Martin( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a human body celebrates it by pointing out various parts and mentioning their functions, from "hands for catching and throwing" to the "skin that bundles me in."
The ghost-eye tree by Bill Martin( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking down a dark lonely road on an errand one night, a brother and sister argue over who is afraid of the dread Ghost-Eye tree
Listen to the rain by Bill Martin( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the changing sounds of the rain, the slow soft sprinkle, the drip-drop tinkle, the sounding pounding roaring rain, and the fresh wet silent after-time of rain
Boom Chicka Rock by John Archambault( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve mice that live in a cuckoo clock wander out to find birthday cake and have a party while Max the cat sleeps
Chicka chicka a b c by Bill Martin( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the letters of the alphabet try to follow A, B, & C up the coconut tree
The magic pumpkin by Bill Martin( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Halloween jack-o-lantern leads a band of mischief makers before getting snuffed out
White Dynamite & Curly Kidd by Bill Martin( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Kidd watches her father ride a mean bull at the rodeo and thinks about becoming a bull rider herself
A beautiful feast for a big king cat by John Archambault( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little mouse who habitually teases a cat must use his wits to avoid being eaten
Up and down on the merry-go-round by Bill Martin( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming story, children describe the sights and sounds of riding on the merry-go-round
Chicka chicka boom boom by Bill Martin( Recording )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet/rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb the coconut tree
Chicka chicka boom boom : -- and more fun with letters and numbers!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicka chicka boom boom: The letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Five creatures: In a house filled with two parents, one girl, and two cats, counting has never been so much fun. Wild about books: Librarian Molly McGrew introduces a zoo full of animals to reading and they go simply wild about books. Inch by inch: To avoid getting eaten, a resourceful inchworm must figure out how to measure a nightingale's song. Bonus stories: Blueberries for Sal: A little girl and a little bear mix up their mothers while picking blueberries. A story, a story: Ananse the Spider Man climbs up to the sky to buy stories from the Sky God in this African folk tale. Millions of cats: A gentle old man searches for one cat for his lonely wife, but returns with "millions and billions and trillions" of cats
Chica chica bum bum A B C by Bill Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Counting sheep by John Archambault( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of counting sheep, a child counts other imaginative animals to fall asleep
Words by Bill Martin( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces long, short, fancy, dancy, prancy, and antsy words
The birth of a whale by John Archambault( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple poetic text describes the behavior of humpback whales and the birth of a baby humpback
 
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Barn dance!
Alternative Names
John Archambault American writer, storyteller, poet, musician for children

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Languages
English (199)

Spanish (3)

Korean (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Barn dance!Here are my handsThe ghost-eye treeListen to the rainBoom Chicka RockChicka chicka a b cThe magic pumpkinWhite Dynamite & Curly Kidd