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Willard, Nancy

Overview
Works: 131 works in 353 publications in 2 languages and 36,538 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Picture books  Fairy tales  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3573.I444, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Willard
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 4,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
Beauty and the beast by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling, set in the early 1900's in New York City, of the traditional tale in which a kind and beautiful young woman, through her great capacity to love, releases a handsome young man from the spell which has made him into an ugly beast
Simple pictures are best by Nancy Willard( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shoemaker and his wife being photographed for their wedding anniversary keep adding items to the picture despite the photographer's admonition that "Simple pictures are best."
The high rise glorious skittle skat roarious sky pie angel food cake by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she is preparing a special angelfood cake for her mother's birthday, a girl is surprised by three angels who have dropped in for a taste
The sorcerer's apprentice by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia, the new apprentice to the great magician Tottibo, steals one of his spells to complete an impossible task and accidentally creates chaos
Things invisible to see by Nancy Willard( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to save his own life and the lives of his boyhood friends, a young soldier during World War II makes a wager with death. "He pits his local sandlot teacm against some of the greatest baseball players of all time."--Audio cassette container
The voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis Stevenson by Nancy Willard( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's letters describes how the author and his wife survived a stormy ocean voyage with a shipload of exotic animals
A starlit somersault downhill by Nancy Willard( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having made a plan to spend the winter with Bear napping in a cozy cave, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside
Testimony of the invisible man : William Carlos Williams, Francis Ponge, Rainer Maria Rilke, Pablo Neruda by Nancy Willard( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella's dress by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of two magpies and her fairy godmother
The flying bed by Nancy Willard( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy baker buys his wife a magic bed that flies them to the master baker, where they are given special yeast that helps their bakery become, for a while, the most popular in Florence
The mountains of quilt by Nancy Willard( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four magicians lose their magic carpet which eventually finds its way into the center of a grandmother's quilt
Sister water by Nancy Willard( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the same mischievous wit and the same gift for revealing the magical essence of the ordinary that captivated readers of her first novel, Things Invisible to See, Nancy Willard now gives us the sad, funny, inspiring story of a family in transition. Jessie Woolman first saw the angel of death when she was a girl. That was before she married Henry and moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where Henry had a scientific supply company and ran a small museum - a museum that harbored not only the natural and historical artifacts of the region but an indoor stream where fish could swim into view and then vanish under the floor. Now Henry is gone, and the museum is gathering dust, and Jessie's two grown daughters, while wondering how best to care for their mother - whose memory has begun to come and go with disconcerting whimsy - face crucial transitions of their own
The nightgown of the sullen moon by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the billionth birthnight of the full moon, the moon finally gets what she's really wanted--a nightgown such as people on Earth wear
The mouse, the cat, and Grandmother's hat by Nancy Willard( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse hiding under Grandmother's hat causes quite a commotion at her surprise birthday party
The tale I told Sasha by Nancy Willard( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A yellow ball rolls out of sight, over the Bridge of Butterflies, across the Field of Lesser Beasts through painted trees to the place where all lost things are found
Swimming lessons : new and selected poems by Nancy Willard( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this generous gathering of new poems and work selected from her ten earlier books, the artistry, grace, and sense of wonder that have distinguished Nancy Willard's poetry for the past three decades are displayed in vivid abundance. Psalms to the puffball, to the wisdom of geese, to bees swarming, and to angels in the snow transport us to the farm country of Michigan and New York. Other poems - for example, "When There Were Trees"--Take us to landscapes at once earthy
East of the sun & west of the moon : a play by Nancy Willard( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell
Night story by Nancy Willard( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy tells about the fantastic events that may or may not have really occurred during his night's sleep when he took the night train to the country where nothing lasts
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Alternative Names
Nancy Willard American writer

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Languages
English (117)

Korean (1)

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Pish, posh, said Hieronymus BoschSimple pictures are bestThe high rise glorious skittle skat roarious sky pie angel food cakeThe sorcerer's apprenticeThings invisible to seeThe voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis StevensonA starlit somersault downhillCinderella's dress