WorldCat Identities

Hawkes, Kevin

Overview
Works: 136 works in 504 publications in 14 languages and 75,138 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Biography  Ghost stories  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Biographies  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other
Classifications: PZ7.I117, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kevin Hawkes
Library lion by Michelle Knudsen( Recording )

62 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 5,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend. K-3. c2006
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer with elderly relatives at Clawstone Castle in northern England, Madlyn and her brother Rollo, with the help of several ghosts, attempt to save the rare cattle that live on the castle grounds
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living happily in early 20th-century Vienna, inherits a trunk containing worn clothing and costume jewelry, a woman claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany
Me, all alone, at the end of the world by M. T Anderson( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 3,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy enjoys living quietly by himself at The End of the World until Mr. Constantine Shimmer, "Professional Visionary," builds an inn and an amusement park, demanding that tourists come and have "Fun Without End!" A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life
Sidewalk circus by Paul Fleischman( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl watches as the activities across the street from her bus stop become a circus
The librarian who measured the earth by Kathryn Lasky( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth
By the light of the Halloween moon by Caroline Stutson( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cumulative tale, a host of Halloween spooks, including a cat, a witch, and a ghoul, are drawn to the tapping of a little girl's toe
My little sister ate one hare by Bill Grossman( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little sister has no problem eating one hare, two snakes, and three ants, but when she gets to ten peas, she throws up quite a mess
Journey to the river sea by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanied by Miss Minton, a fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon, expecting curtains of orchids, brightly colored macaws, and a loving family. But what she finds is an evil-tempered aunt and uncle and their spoiled daughters. It is only when she is swept up in a mystery involving a young Indian boy, a homesick child actor, and a missing inheritance that Maia lands in the middle of the Amazon adventure she's dreamed of
The man who made time travel by Kathryn Lasky( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the need for sailors to be able to determine their position at sea and the efforts of John Harrison, an eighteenth century man who spent his life refining instruments to enable them to do this
Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians
I was a rat! by Philip Pullman( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small homeless boy insists that three weeks ago he was a rat. Bob and Joan, a lonely old couple, are prepared to look after him, but a series of misadventures lead the boy to find refuge in the city sewers. Wondering what has happened to the boy and suspicious of a newspaper headline, "Monster of the Sewers condemned", Bob and Joan enlist the help of Princess Aurelia, the only person who knows who the boy really is. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Velma Gratch & the way cool butterfly by Alan Madison( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Velma starts first grade in the shadow of her memorable older sisters, and while her newfound interest in butterflies helps her to stand out, it also leads to an interesting complication"--Title page verso
Handel, who knew what he liked by M. T Anderson( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biography, the man who would later compose some of the world's most beautiful music is shown to have once been a stubborn little boy with a mind of his own
Marven of the great north woods by Kathryn Lasky( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his Jewish parents send him to a Minnesota logging camp to escape the influenza epidemic of 1918, ten- year-old Marven finds a special friend
Island of the aunts by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the Island of the AUNTS. Aunt Etta, Aunt Coral, and Aunt Myrtle need help caring for the mermaids, selkies and other creatures who live on their hidden island; and they know that adults can't be trusted. What they really need are a few special children who can keep a secret - a secret as big as a magical island. And what better way to get children than to kidnap them! (After all, some children just plain need to be kidnapped.) But when Minette and Fabio arrive on the island, not even the Aunts can believe the amazing and wondrous things that start to happen!
A pig parade is a terrible idea by Michael Ian Black( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains precisely why, although it may sound like a good idea, gathering hundreds of pigs to march in a parade through one's hometown is inadvisable
The great ghost rescue by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English boy decides to establish a sanctuary for an assortment of ghosts when the homes they have haunted are replaced by highways and other modern "improvements."
Chicken cheeks (the beginning of the ends) by Michael Ian Black( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text describe the back ends of various animals
 
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Library lion
Alternative Names
Hawkes, Kevin

הוקס, קוין 1959-

호크스, 케빈

ホークス, ケビン

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The beasts of Clawstone CastleThe Star of KazanMe, all alone, at the end of the worldWeslandiaSidewalk circusThe librarian who measured the earthBy the light of the Halloween moonMy little sister ate one hare