WorldCat Identities

Butler, Dorothy 1925-2015

Overview
Works: 115 works in 328 publications in 3 languages and 7,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Case studies  Biography  Picture books  Poetry  Pictorial works  Folklore  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Babies need books by Dorothy Butler( Book )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A resource for parents, teachers, and librarians, or any adult eager to share with small children the pleasure books offer. Provides guidelines for choosing appropriate books and recommends hundreds of titles. Book selections have been supplemented by an extensive index of recently published titles readily available in North America
Reading begins at home : preparing children for reading before they go to school by Dorothy Butler( Book )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice to parents on what they can do to prepare their preschoolers to read, explaining what is meant by reading, looking at the learning points that can be emphasized throughout the course of a normal day, discussing more direct approaches to reading instruction, and answering parents' questions
My brown bear Barney by Dorothy Butler( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her many travels, a small girl takes many things, especially her brown bear Barney. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Cushla and her books by Dorothy Butler( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: k, p, t
My brown bear Barney in trouble by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her brown bear Barney have a busy week, getting into all kinds of mischief
My brown bear Barney at the party by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney the brown bear accompanies his owner to Harold Hinkel's birthday party, where he suffers several indignities at the hands of Harold's little sister Poppy
Higgledy piggledy hobbledy hoy by Dorothy Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way to a picnic, a little girl and a little boy make up nasty rhymes about each other
Five to eight : the vital years for reading by Dorothy Butler( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice to parents on books and reading for children from five to eight years with an annotated book list for each age group
Another happy tale by Dorothy Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily, Mabel and Ned are the parents of a new baby, but unhappily, they are not good at taking care of her. And thus begins a tale
A happy tale by Dorothy Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both good and bad luck accompany Mabel as she tries to get across her island to her new home
The magpies said : stories and poems from New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories and poems for children by New Zealand authors
For me, me, me : poems for the very young by Dorothy Butler( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are poems to sing, poems to jig along with, poems to listen to, poems to sit and dream about..." --Inside front dust jacket flap
I will build you a house : poems( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems which offers a house full of love and joy, sadness and laughter shared through the magic of words
Come back, Ginger : a tale of old New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the family cat, Ginger, and her prized possession
Lulu by Dorothy Butler( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lulu turns all her disadvantages into bonuses, in strict contrast to the other overfed and pampered cats in her neighbourhood. Everyone likes to see the underdog (or cat) triumphant. Lulu will be everyone's darling!"-- Back cover
A bundle of birds by Dorothy Butler( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seadog : a tale of old New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Joseph, who is disabled and uses a crutch, cannot help but envy his strong, active brothers. But then Joseph gets the chance to have an adventure of his own when he rescues a dog which is swept ashore near his home. Set in New Zealand in 1890 and based on a true story. Suggested level: junior, primary
Bears, bears, bears by Dorothy Butler( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture story book for children
Farmer Beetroot's birthday by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Beetroot's birthday party doesn't go quite according to plan. Suggested level: junior
Davy's ducks : a tale of old New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davy lives with his parents on a farm out of Waihi, a thriving mining town in the early 1900s. The dirt road that runs from the farm to Waihi is to be tarsealed, and Davy spends his time watching the men work on the road, and playing with his ducks. But disaster strikes when Davy's ducks get stuck in the newly tarsealed road. Will Davy and his family be able to rescue them? Based on a true story. Suggested level: junior, primary
 
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My brown bear Barney
Alternative Names
Dorothy Butler Children's book author

Dorothy Butler schrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1925-2015)

버틀러, 도로시 1925-

バトラー, ドロシー

バトラ-, ドロシ- 1925-

Languages
English (184)

Japanese (15)

French (1)

Covers
Reading begins at home : preparing children for reading before they go to schoolMy brown bear BarneyMy brown bear Barney at the partyAnother happy taleA happy taleSeadog : a tale of old New ZealandFarmer Beetroot's birthdayDavy's ducks : a tale of old New Zealand