WorldCat Identities

Jay, Alison

Overview
Works: 171 works in 621 publications in 27 languages and 23,665 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Stories without words  Poetry  Pictorial works  History  Fairy tales  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.J3294, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alison Jay
I took the moon for a walk by Carolyn Curtis( Book )

83 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 19 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy takes the moon for a walk through his neighborhood. On board pages
Listen, listen by Phillis Gershator( Book )

93 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the sounds of the seasons, from summer to autumn, and winter to spring
1 2 3 : a child's first counting book by Alison Jay( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl awakens to scenes from fairy tales in which she can count familiar characters or objects from one to ten and back again
Picture this-- by Alison Jay( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual surprise, a chance to explore, a new way of seeing on every page of this exquisite picture book. Simple in format, with one word per page and primitive-style paintings of everyday items in a country setting, this is a first word book for the very young
ABC : a child's first alphabet book by Alison Jay( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this alphabet book, a is for apple and z is for zoo. On board pages
The cloud spinner by Michael Catchpool( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the king orders a boy to make him a huge wardrobe out of the clouds in the sky, the boy warns him that it is more than he needs but the king does not listen
William and the night train by Mij Kelly( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone's aboard the night train. They're all sleepy-heads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train to tomorrow. William tries to stay awake, but eventually he falls asleep too. Suggested level: junior, primary
If kisses were colors by Janet Lawler( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The affection between a parent and child is immeasureable, as this entrancing story tenderly expresses."--Back cover
Christmastime by Alison Jay( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and single words present different aspects of Christmas, and the pictures hide links to Christmas songs and carols
Welcome to the zoo by Alison Jay( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family visits a zoo without cages while a zookeeper chases an ostrich intent on escaping
Red green blue : a first book of colors by Alison Jay( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characters from nursery rhymes populate this tale, which highlights the colorful aspects of the familiar poems. Includes a key to the nursery rhymes referenced in the story
Out of the blue by Alison Jay( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches
A world of wonders : geographic travels in verse and rhyme by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world through unconventional poems and riddles, accompanied by illustrator Alison Jay's oil paintings. Young readers who wonder why the Red Sea is red, where they can ride a bullet train, or what the difference is between latitude and longitude will get a mini education in this witty picture book
A gift for Mama by Linda Ravin Lodding( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is on a search for the perfect gift for his mother, navigating the streets of 1890s Vienna, meeting new people, and continuing to trade one gift for another
Song of the stars : a Christmas story by Sally Lloyd-Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature and the animal kingdom celebrate the birth of Jesus, while most people do not even notice that a miracle has occurred
The Nutcracker by Alison Jay( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rescuing her Christmas nutcracker from an army of angry toys, Clara is rewarded by the nutcracker, now a prince, with a fantastic nighttime journey to a realm of dancing fairies, beautiful palaces, and wonderful things to eat
The emperor's new clothes by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story in which two rascals sell a vain emperor an invisible suit of clothes, all the characters are animals
What star is this? by Joseph Slate( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small comet heads for earth and arrives at the manger where Baby Jesus lies
A ladder to the stars by Simon Puttock( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's wish to dance with a star is granted in her old age
Gui tu sai pao by Caroline Repchuk( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern rhyme retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. The story based on Aesop's fables
 
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1 2 3 : a child's first counting book
Alternative Names
Džeija, Alisone

Džeja, Alisone

Jei, Arison

자이, 앨리슨

재이, 앨리슨

제이, 알리슨

제이, 앨리슨

ジェイ, アリソン

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Listen, listen1 2 3 : a child's first counting bookPicture this--ABC : a child's first alphabet bookThe cloud spinnerWilliam and the night trainIf kisses were colorsChristmastime