WorldCat Identities

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 151 works in 738 publications in 13 languages and 33,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Music  Board books  Fairy tales  Comic books, strips, etc  Picture books  Folklore  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Virginia Lee Burton Publications by Virginia Lee Burton
posthumous Publications by Virginia Lee Burton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Virginia Lee Burton
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
102 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 6,711 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
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
94 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 6,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
54 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katy, a red crawler tractor, goes to work for the Highway Dept. of the city of Geoppolis and keeps the roads clear of dirt and snow
Choo choo; the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
43 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
The emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,683 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
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton ( Recording )
49 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,468 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 )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,376 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 by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 1,158 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 833 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 )
27 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
Calico, the wonder horse, or The saga of Stewy Stinker by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
19 editions published between 1941 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 755 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
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 750 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
Song of Robin Hood by Anne Burnett Malcolmson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words and music of the original Robin Hood ballads
I stink! --and more stories on wheels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 620 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
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 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 465 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 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of some Negro boys who visit Harlem in New York. Grades 5-7
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1939 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The familiar story of Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne, his steam shovel, and the problems they encounter while digging a cellar for the new town hall
Choo, choo by Virginia Lee Burton ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
Het huisje dat verhuisde by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
22 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een huisje op het platteland komt langzamerhand in het centrum van een grote stad vol stof en rook te liggen. Gelukkig kan het huisje naar buiten verhuizen waar het de wisseling der seizoenen weer kan beleven. Prentenboek met illustraties in kleur. Vanaf ca. 5 jaar
 
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Alternative Names
Bāton, Bājinia Rī 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
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 (477)
Japanese (20)
Danish (12)
Dutch (8)
French (7)
German (4)
Afrikaans (4)
Swedish (3)
Spanish (3)
Korean (3)
Chinese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Norwegian (1)
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