WorldCat Identities

Carr, Jan (M. J.)

Overview
Works: 54 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 14,000 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Bibliographies  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Board books  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN6109.97, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Carr
Greedy Apostrophe : a cautionary tale by Jan Carr( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greedy Apostrophe runs all over town inserting himself in places where he does not belong and causing great confusion
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 128 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists
Sweet hearts by Jan Carr( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl celebrates Valentine's Day by making and hiding paper hearts around the house for her family to discover. Includes directions for making hearts and a brief history of Valentine's Day
Frozen noses by Jan Carr( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the delights of such winter activities as throwing snowballs, making a snowman, and going ice skating
Splish, splash, spring by Jan Carr( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text describe some of the delights of spring
Big Truck and Little Truck by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Truck and Little Truck work together on Farley's Farm, until the day that Big Truck is towed away for repairs and Little Truck must haul produce to the city all by himself
Dappled apples by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations celebrate the pleasures of fall, from turning leaves and apple picking to pumpkins and Halloween
Toe shoe mouse by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chased into a theater by a cat, a mouse becomes entranced by the ballet dancers on stage and comes to be friends with one of them
Dark day, light night by Jan Carr( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manda's Aunt Ruby helps her to deal with some angry feelings by making lists of all the things that they like in the world
Swine divine by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie the pig takes drastic steps to prove that pigs belong in the muck-mushy mud and not dressed up in front of a camera
The nature of the beast by Jan Carr( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabelle buys a beast on special at the pet store, her father thinks it will be an interesting scientific experiment, but her mother says it will have to go if it continues its loud imitations of her French lessons
Be my Valentine by Jan Carr( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issy mouse wants Athena mouse to be his valentine and trys writing poetry to tell her so
Doug's secret Christmas by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Doug's Mom and Dad preparing for a new baby, there is no time to decorate the house or buy Christmas gifts, so Doug must devise a secret Christmas for himself
Critical surveys of data sources : electrical and magnetic properties of metals by Jan Carr( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harem wish by Jan Carr( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lesbian affair between a New York book editor and a black taxi driver in which the editor fantasizes they met in a harem in ancient Arabia. A debut in this genre for an author who previously wrote only children's books
Cause I love you by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother bear dresses her cub in warm clothes and tells him she loves him as they go grocery shopping, play at the park, make dinner, and say goodnight. On board pages
The little mermaid by Jan Carr( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariel is a beautiful mermaid who longs to be human. Her father, King Triton, has always told her that humans are bad, and he is angry when she falls in love with a handsome human prince named Eric. In order to win the Prince, Ariel makes a bargain with the evil sea witch Ursula and her slimy eels, Flotsam and Jetsam. They will make her human, but she must give up her voice. She then has three days to get Eric to kiss her, or she will turn back into a mermaid
Black Beauty by Jan Carr( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The Secret garden by Jan Carr( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
The Baby-sitters Club (BSC) by Jan Carr( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Greedy Apostrophe : a cautionary tale
Covers
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poemsSweet heartsFrozen nosesSplish, splash, springBig Truck and Little TruckDappled applesDark day, light nightSwine divine
Alternative Names
Carr, M. J.

Carr, M.J. 1953-

Languages
English (66)