WorldCat Identities

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 146 works in 743 publications in 13 languages and 32,769 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Music  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Fairy tales  Board books  Picture books  Folklore  Songs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, [E]
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Most widely held works about Virginia Lee Burton
 
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Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

104 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 7,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they find a new opportunity in a very surprising place
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

151 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 6,507 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
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

49 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, can do a lot of things. In the summer she is a bulldozer, in the winter, she turns into a snowplough, waiting and waiting for her chance to be useful. Most of the winters, though, the snowfalls are mild and the town doesn't need Katy. But when the big one finally hits, the entire community is dependent on one little snowplough
The emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen( Book )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,660 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 )

38 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,632 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
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

54 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,418 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 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 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 )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,149 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 )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 828 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 )

28 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 826 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 )

16 editions published between 1941 and 1997 in English and held by 719 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 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and music of the original Robin Hood ballads with minute border decorations. Needs, and merits, teacher introduction
I stink! --and more stories on wheels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 634 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 526 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 457 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 421 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 284 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 1939 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 278 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
Maybelle, the cable car by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 138 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
Miss Nelson is missing! and other storybook classics( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains five storybook classics for children, including "No Roses for Harry," "Miss Nelson is Missing," "The Story About Ping," "The Little House," and "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel."
 
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The little house
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

Virginia Lee Burton American children's writer and illustrator

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

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The little houseKaty 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 storyThe little house