WorldCat Identities

Hawkes, Kevin

Overview
Works: 161 works in 583 publications in 12 languages and 74,143 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Ghost stories  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Detective and mystery fiction  Stories without words  Humorous 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 )

59 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 5,452 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
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,239 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 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of 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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 2,992 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
Weslandia by Paul Fleischman( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,881 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,615 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 2,169 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 )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,892 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,866 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
The man who made time travel by Kathryn Lasky( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,806 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
Journey to the river sea by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in exotic Brazil in 1910, Maia endures many hardships before fulfilling her dream of exploring the Amazon River. 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. Readers of every generation will treasure Ibbotson's lush historical adventure that harkens back to the beloved classics of Frances Hodgson Burnett and Louisa May Alcott
I was a rat! by Philip Pullman( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy turns life in London upside down when he appears at the house of a lonely old couple and insists he was a rat
Velma Gratch & the way cool butterfly by Alan Madison( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,721 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
Dial-a-ghost by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of nice ghosts protects a British orphan from the diabolical plans of his evil guardians
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 1,601 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
A pig parade is a terrible idea by Michael Ian Black( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,459 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
Marven of the great north woods by Kathryn Lasky( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,458 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they get older, three sisters decide that they must kidnap children and bring them to their secluded island home to help with the work of caring for an assortment of unusual sea creatures
The great ghost rescue by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 1,294 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 )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Hōkusu, Kebin 1959-

הוקס, קוין 1959-

호크스, 케빈 1959-

ホークス, ケビン

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