WorldCat Identities

Marks, Alan 1957-

Overview
Works: 314 works in 1,063 publications in 5 languages and 39,957 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Anecdotes  Action and adventure fiction  Ghost stories  Short stories  History  Folklore  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Other, Artist, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.K632, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alan Marks
 
Most widely held works by Alan Marks
Little lost bat by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the early life of an orphaned Mexican free-tailed bat, from its birth to its adoption by a new mother. Includes back matter about bats"--Provided by publisher
Finding home by Sandra Markle( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A koala mother faces two challenges: protecting herself and her joey from the raging bushfire, and finding food after their home range is destroyed. Her journey brings her closer to the world of humans than she has ever been before--but it's a risk she must take. Based on the real-life story of a koala nicknamed Cinders that survived two bushfires
Hip-pocket papa by Sandra Markle( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the eggs of the hip-pocket frog hatch, the father sits "while the tadpoles wiggle up his hind legs and into the hidden pockets on his hips." But that is only the beginning of a fascinating adventure--the father must evade predators while searching for the perfect place for his froglets to emerge
A mother's journey by Sandra Markle( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the long, dangerous journey of a female emperor penguin to bring food back for her newborn chick. Suggested level: junior, primary
Rickie and Henri : a true story by Jane Goodall( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her human guardian goes on a business trip, Ricki, an orphaned chimpanzee infant, adopts Henri, a shaggy dog, as her "mother."
With love by Jane Goodall( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories based on the author's experiences with chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania over a period of almost forty years
The little green goose by Adele Sansone( Book )

7 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Goose finds an abandoned egg, hatches it, and raises a peculiar green-skinned long-tailed chick who worries about his identity but comes to recognize that he ha a loving parent
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jill Paton Walsh weaves the magical tale of Birdy, a young girl who discovers her ability to see more the second time she looks at things. "A master storyteller describes a small girl's encounter with a trio of shape-changing ghosts."--Booklist
Over the hills and far away : a book of nursery rhymes by Alan Marks( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and German and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of more than fifty traditional nursery rhymes
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Lisa Kahn Schnell( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dual-layered text introduces the life cycle of the horseshoe crab, with a focus on the annual mass-spawning event at Delaware Bay.--
Snow school by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin snow leopard siblings survive their first year of life in Pakistan's Hindu Kush mountains by learning critical skills from their mother, including how to hunt, where to find shelter, and to stay away from humans
Behold the beautiful dung beetle by Cheryl Bardoe( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and habits of the dung beetle, which obtains food, water, and shelter from the droppings of other animals
Waiting for ice by Sandra Markle( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the true story of an orphaned cub. Far north in the Arctic Ocean on Wrangel Island, an orphaned polar ear cub struggles to find food. Without a mother to feed her, this young female must fend for herself. Due to rising global temperatures, food is hard to find because the pack ice that the bears rely on for hunting is late in coming."--Amazon.com
Abby by Wolfram Hänel( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abby the dog is Moira's best friend, and when she accidentally is poisoned, Moira tends to her all through the day and night, even after everyone else has given up hope for her recovery
Ragged bear by Brigitte Weninger( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old teddy bear, abandoned in the park by unappreciative owners, is rescued by another child and given a new home filled with love
How long? by Elizabeth Dale( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline the dormouse finds out that her mother will love her forever. Suggested level: junior
The snow queen by Lesley Sims( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the story about a boy captured by the snow queen and taken to her castle in the north and his friend's efforts to save him
Family pack by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young wolf, taken from her pack in Canada to Yellowstone National Park, struggles alone to master the skills of hunting and survival until she finds a lone male and begins a new pack with him
The dragon's child by Jenny Nimmo( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dando, a young dragon who cannot fly, is captured by dangerous humans, but a kind slave-girl, an orphaned bird, and the melancholy son of the dragon's captors help him escape his imprisonment and learn to fly
Good-bye, daddy! by Brigitte Weninger( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in German and English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy's teddy bear helps him come to terms with his parents' divorce by telling him a story about a little bear in similar circumstances
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Little lost bat
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Finding homeHip-pocket papaA mother's journeyRickie and Henri : a true storyWith loveThe little green gooseBirdy and the ghostiesOver the hills and far away : a book of nursery rhymes
Alternative Names
Alan Marks English artist and illustrator

마르크스, 앨런 1957-

마크스, 알란 1957-

마크스, 앨런 1957-

막스, 알란 1957-

막스, 앨런 1957-

マークス, アラン

Languages
English (138)

German (13)

Dutch (4)

French (3)

Danish (2)