WorldCat Identities

Marks, Alan 1957-

Overview
Works: 360 works in 1,223 publications in 7 languages and 39,548 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Anecdotes  Short stories  Literature  Action and adventure fiction  History  Ghost stories  Instructional and educational works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Editor, Other, Artist, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.K632, FIC
Publication Timeline
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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 2,546 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 2,407 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 )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and held by 2,320 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,374 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
With love by Jane Goodall( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 876 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
Rickie and Henri : a true story by Jane Goodall( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 821 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."
The little green goose by Adele Sansone( Book )

7 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 755 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 has a loving parent
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Scottish girl has little use for her gift of second sight until the day the ghosties came
Daring dozen : the twelve who walked on the moon by Suzanne Slade( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Neil Armstrong's first small step to Gene Cernan's last footprint, award-winning author Suzanne Slade captures the experiences of the twelve astronauts who walked on the moon. The book reveals how the Apollo moon missions (1969-1972) built upon one another and unveiled important new discoveries about our nearest neighbor in space."--
Behold the beautiful dung beetle by Cheryl Bardoe( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 675 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
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Lisa Kahn Schnell( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every spring millions of horseshoe crabs crawl to the beaches of Delaware Bay to lay their eggs. But they aren’t the only ones crowding ashore. Flocks of shorebirds migrating north from South America stop to feed on the horseshoe crab eggs. People also flock to the scene. Scientists and tourists turn out to see the spectacle and learn more about the creatures that call this habitat home for a few weeks. Alan Marks' gorgeous paintings bring the reader down to the shoreline to observe this exciting annual event that interconnects species in a web of life and an ancient food chain. --
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 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of more than fifty traditional nursery rhymes
Snow school by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 642 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
Waiting for ice by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 618 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and German and held by 574 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 548 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 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline the dormouse finds out that her mother will love her forever. Suggested level: junior
Family pack by Sandra Markle( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 529 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 517 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
Storm by Kevin Crossley-Holland( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and French and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a wild, stormy night, Annie is offered a ride by a tall, silent horseman. She overcomes her fear of the ghost who is said to haunt the lonely road and accepts the ride--but who is this mysterious stranger?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Little lost bat
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Finding homeHip-pocket papaA mother's journeyWith loveRickie and Henri : a true storyThe little green gooseBirdy and the ghostiesOver the hills and far away : a book of nursery rhymes
Alternative Names
Alan Marks Brits illustrator

Alan Marks English artist and illustrator

Alan Marks ilustrador británico

Alan Marks ilustrador británicu

ألان ماركس رسام توضيحي من المملكة المتحدة

마르크스, 앨런 1957-

마크스, 알란 1957-

마크스, 앨런 1957-

막스, 알란 1957-

막스, 앨런 1957-

マークス, アラン

Languages
English (156)

German (6)

French (3)

Chinese (2)

Danish (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)