WorldCat Identities

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 158 works in 810 publications in 14 languages and 33,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Children's films  Short films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Music 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Virginia Lee Burton
 
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The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

163 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little house out in the country is curious about life in the city, until the city grows around her and she misses her former life
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

106 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

54 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the city of Geopolis. She was not used in winter --until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city. Then Katy plowed out everyone
The emperor's new clothes by Naomi Lewis( Book )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor shows his stupidity when he walks through the city in the invisible suit two rascal tailors made for him
Choo choo; the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

58 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Mulligan proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful
Maybelle, the cable car by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maybelle loves to carry people up and down the hilly streets of San Francisco, until the City Fathers decide that she should be taken out of service in the name of progress
Life story : a play in five acts by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates for children some theories about the origins of life. Shows the changing face of the earth from the first cataclysmic upheavals through the various ages of the tiny sea creatures, the flowering plants, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and finally the works of man
The fast Sooner hound by Arna Bontemps( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
I stink! : --and more stories on wheels by Kate McMullan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live through a stinky night in the life of a New York City garbage truck that likes to eat alphabet soup. Follow Mr. Gilly around Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage. Big diesel engines threaten to run Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel out of business until he finds just the job to prove their worth. An old tricycle is mistaken for trash, but just before being crushed for scrap metal, it magically speeds away on an adventure through town
Mike Mulligan y su máquina maravillosa by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Calico, the wonder horse, or The saga of Stewy Stinker by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing horse Calico is responsible for capturing a gang of bad men, finding and rounding up the stolen cattle, and seeing that the Christmas party is a success, even for the outlaws
Song of Robin Hood by Anne Burnett Malcolmson( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and music of the original Robin Hood ballads
Mike Mulligan and more : a Virginia Lee Burton treasury by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four books by Caldecott Medal winner Virginia Lee Burton which feature characters who become heroes through determination and the ability to adapt to change
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

20 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. She was not used in winter, however, until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city. Then Katy plowed out everyone
Song of Robin Hood( )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the ballads about Robin Hood
Sad-faced boy by Arna Bontemps( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender and very amusing story of Slumber, a sad-faced, harmonica-playing black boy from Alabama who goes to Harlem with his two brothers and forms a band
Choo, choo by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
Calico, the wonder horse by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Way out west in Cactus county lived a horse named Calico. She wasn't very pretty, but she was smart and could run like greased lightning. When villain Stewy Stinker threatens to hold up Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, will Calico the Wonder Horse be able to save the day?"--
 
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The little house
Alternative Names
Bāton, Bājinia Rī 1909–1968

Baton, Bajinia Rii 1909-1968

Bāton, Vājinia Rī 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton 1909–1968

Lee Burton, Virginia

Lee Burton, Virginia 1909–1968

Virginia Lee Burton American children's writer and illustrator

Virginia Lee Burton Amerikaans schrijfster (1909-1968)

Virginia Lee Burton auteur et illustratrice de livres pour enfants

Virginia Lee Burton US-amerikanische Illustratorin und Schriftstellerin

버튼, 버지니아 리 1909-1968

バ-ジニア リ- バ-トン 1909-1968

バージニア・リー・バートン

バートン, ヴァージニア・リー

バートン, バージニア・リー

Languages
English (491)

Japanese (27)

Spanish (17)

Chinese (16)

Danish (13)

French (9)

Dutch (8)

German (6)

Swedish (6)

Korean (5)

Thai (2)

Afrikaans (1)

Norwegian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovelKaty and the big snowThe emperor's new clothesChoo choo; the story of a little engine who ran awayMike Mulligan and his steam shovelMaybelle, the cable carLife story : a play in five actsThe little house