WorldCat Identities

Peet, Bill

Overview
Works: 278 works in 840 publications in 8 languages and 71,053 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Poetry  Film and video adaptations  Legends  Animated films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.P353, [E]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Bill Peet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Peet
Bill Peet : an autobiography by Bill Peet ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work
The sword in the stone by T. H White ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
Chester the worldly pig by Bill Peet ( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgruntled pig sets his sights on being more than something to eat
The wump world by Bill Peet ( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wump World is an unspoiled place until huge monsters bring hordes of tiny creatures from the planet Pollutus
Big bad Bruce by Bill Peet ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch
Peter Pan by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
The Whingdingdilly by Bill Peet ( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tired of a dog's life, Scamp visits the wicked little witch in the woods and becomes a whingdingdilly
The caboose who got loose by Bill Peet ( Book )
17 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tired of being last on the smoky, noisy freight train, Katy Caboose wishes for some way to escape from the endless track
How Droofus the dragon lost his head by Bill Peet ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although he comes from a fierce family, Droofus is a good dragon undeserving of the price the king puts on his head
The ant and the elephant by Bill Peet ( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of all the animals the elephant rescues, only the tiny ant returns the favor
Farewell to Shady Glade by Bill Peet ( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When monstrous work machines from the city come and destroy Shady Glade, the animals hop a train to find a new place to live
Kermit the hermit by Bill Peet ( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness
Cowardly Clyde by Bill Peet ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For a war horse, Clyde is an abysmal coward, but he finally decides that even if he isn't brave he can at least act brave
Sleeping Beauty ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle and spring the Prince loose. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent by Bill Peet ( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cyrus, a shy and friendly serpent, finally realizes his ambition by heroically helping some voyagers through a storm and foiling some dastardly pirates
Huge Harold by Bill Peet ( Book )
15 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lively verse about Harold, a giant rabbit who has trouble finding a place to live, until he comes to a big, friendly barn with a kind farmer
Cinderella by Walt Disney ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball
Cock-a-doodle Dudley by Bill Peet ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dudley the rooster's ability to make the sun rise with his crowing is questioned by a spiteful goose, whose malice almost destroys the popular rooster
Pamela Camel by Bill Peet ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tired and dejected circus camel finds longsoughtafter recognition along a railroad track
Buford, the little bighorn by Bill Peet ( Book )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an awkward and scrawny mountain sheep with oversized horns who escapes the hunters to become the sensation of a ski resort
 
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Alternative Names
Bartlett Peet, William 1915-2002
Peet, Billy, 1915-2002
Peet, William B.
Peet, William B. 1915-2002
Peet, William Bartlett 1915-2002
ピート, ビル
Languages
English (248)
French (5)
Spanish (5)
Danish (3)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (2)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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