WorldCat Identities

Wallace, Karen

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,275 publications in 5 languages and 45,598 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Readers (Publications)  Fiction  Pictorial works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Big books  Children's audiobooks  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Editor, Creator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Karen Wallace
 
Most widely held works by Karen Wallace
Tale of a tadpole by Karen Wallace( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of a tadpole into a frog
Wild baby animals by Karen Wallace( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the differences in the ways various baby animals--including monkeys, rhinos, wolves, seals, and elephants-- behave and grow
Diving dolphin by Karen Wallace( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young dolphin's life is full of adventure--can he escape the killer whales?
Big machines by Karen Wallace( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how the crane, bulldozer, dump truck, and other construction machines all play a part in building a new park
Rockets and spaceships by Karen Wallace( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how space shuttles, probes, satellites, the Hubble space telescope, and space stations allow astronauts to explore the moon and planets
Born to be a butterfly by Karen Wallace( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and photographs describe the stages by which a butterfly develops from an egg
Gentle giant octopus by Karen Wallace( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of a Giant Octopus and how she searches for a home at the bottom of the ocean, lays her eggs and protects them from predators until they can hatch. Follow a goggle-eyed octopus as she jets through the shadows, long tentacles flying like ribbons behind her. In rhythmic, silky verse that perfectly matches this creature's graceful movements, Wallace explores the mysterious underwater world of the octopus
A bed for the winter by Karen Wallace( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dormouse encounters many different animals as she searches for a place to spend the winter
Think of an eel by Karen Wallace( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations discuss the characteristics and life cycle of the eel
Scarlette Beane by Karen Wallace( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When family members give five-year-old Scarlette a garden, she succeeds in growing gigantic vegetables and creating something wonderful
Busy buzzy bee by Karen Wallace( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the behavior and lives of bees, discussing how they collect nectar from flowers, care for their eggs and queen bee, and communicate with each other
My hen is dancing by Karen Wallace( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hens lay beautiful eggs, sunbathe when it's warm, play in the dust and roost in the henhouse - and they dance too!
Imagine you are a crocodile by Karen Wallace( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a crocodile's life told from the view of the crocodile
Duckling days by Karen Wallace( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother duck builds her nest, lays her eggs, hatches six ducklings, and teaches them about life on their own
Whatever the weather by Karen Wallace( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, illustrations, and photographs of a boy looking out the window introduce different kinds of weather as it changes from day to day
A trip to the zoo by Karen Wallace( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers learn about wild animals by visiting the zoo
Bears in the forest by Karen Wallace( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing the Read and Wonder series, which combines fictional stories with facts, Wallace follows a black bear mother and two cubs from the cubs' birth through their second summer. Pencil-and-watercolor illustrations on double-page spreads often show the mother's watchful behavior on one page and the cubs' playful actions on the other
A day at Seagull beach by Karen Wallace( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seagull flies over the sea looking for something before returning to its nest
Think of a beaver by Karen Wallace( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and rhythmic text provide a close-up look at the habits and homes of North American beavers
I am an ankylosaurus by Karen Wallace( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am an ankylosaurus. Look through my eyes and see what I see. A mother ankylosaurus lays her eggs and must protect them from fierce predators. She swings her tail powerfully. Bone smashes bone. Can anything get by this armored beast? Follow an ankylosaurus as she goes about her day and learn what life was like in the prehistoric age
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.10 for Big machin ... to 0.30 for Think of a ...)

Big machines
Alternative Names
Wallace, K.

Wallace, K. 1951- (Karen)

Wallace, K. (Karen)

וואלעס, קרן

וועלס, קרן

ולאס, קרן

월레스, 카렌

월레스, 캐런

월리스, 캐런

ウォーラス, カレン

ウォレス, カレン

Languages
English (224)

Spanish (12)

French (8)

Chinese (8)

German (4)

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Wild baby animalsDiving dolphinBig machinesRockets and spaceshipsBorn to be a butterflyGentle giant octopusA bed for the winterThink of an eel