WorldCat Identities

Yeoman, John

Overview
Works: 143 works in 542 publications in 8 languages and 12,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Pictorial works  Poetry  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.Y418, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Yeoman
 
Most widely held works by John Yeoman
Mouse trouble by John Yeoman( Book )

64 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mice grow fond of the miller's cat and save him when the grouchy master decides to rid himself of the worthless animal
The bear's water picnic by John Yeoman( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the bear and his friends went on a water picnic and were rescued by frogs
The wild washerwomen : a new folk tale by John Yeoman( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven washerwomen, sick of their work, go on an uncontrollable rampage, only to meet their match in seven very dirty woodcutters
The seven voyages of Sinbad the sailor by John Yeoman( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Sinbad's seven incredible voyages, filled with adventure and disaster
Sixes and sevens by John Yeoman( Book )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling on a raft to Limber Lea, Barnaby picks up a varied assortment of passengers
Beatrice and Vanessa by John Yeoman( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored with their everyday existence, a nanny-goat and a ewe decide to take a holiday taking with them a stuffed wolf's head and some balloons, both of which come in very handy
Beer bouwt een winterhuis by John Yeoman( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his animal houseguests kept him awake during the winter, bear goes back to sleep when spring arrives
Our village by John Yeoman( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems introducing the memorable residents of a village, including the baker, Mr. Crumb, absent-minded Dotty Lou, and Mr. Mandolini and his dancing bear
The singing tortoise and other animal folktales by John Yeoman( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dyreeventyr for forskellige lande
Three little owls by Emanuele Luzzati( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three irrepressible little owls mischievously journey around the world for a year between Christmas holidays
The do-it-yourself house that Jack built by John Yeoman( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and his friends act out the traditional verses giving a hilarious slant to the story
Old Mother Hubbard's dog learns to play by John Yeoman( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Old Mother Hubbard suggests her dog learn to play, rather than read all day, he takes her words literally, driving her crazy by enthusiastically playing a variety of musical instruments
Old Mother Hubbard's dog takes up sport by John Yeoman( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Dutch and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Old Mother Hubbard criticizes her dog for being lazy, he begins playing a variety of sports, creating havoc around the house and leaving Old Mother Hubbard exhausted
Old Mother Hubbard's dog dresses up by John Yeoman( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Old Mother Hubbard complains to her dog about the ragged condition of his coat, he resorts to wearing a variety of disguises and drives her to distraction
Quentin Blake's amazing animal stories by John Yeoman( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet fearsome alligators, clever coyotes, a jittery leopard, a shell-less tortoise and all sorts of amazing animals in these wonderful stories
The improbable book of records by Quentin Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the achievements of the American chicken pox spot record holder, the oldest international cross-country unicyclist, the highest jumping flea with a wooden leg, and other similar record-breaking events
Old Mother Hubbard's dog needs a doctor by John Yeoman( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Mother Hubbard's dog feigns a series of illnesses to escape the threat of taking some exercise
The heron and the crane by John Yeoman( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crane thinks he should get married to Heron, but the two can never make up their minds
Rumbelow's dance by John Yeoman( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumbelow is off to visit his grandparents. As he sets off he feels so happy that he starts to dance. Along the way he meets many different characters, who all join in with his infectious dancing!
Quentin Blake's magical tales by John Yeoman( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of fourteen stories of adventure and mystery from around the world. Escape to faraway mystical worlds where anything can happen: where a boy can find a belt that gives him amazing strength, where a frog can be a beautiful princess in disguise, and where princes can fly on magic carpets
 
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.18 for The improb ... to 0.99 for Yeoman, Jo ...)

The seven voyages of Sinbad the sailor
Alternative Names
ヨーマン, ジョン

Languages
English (158)

French (46)

Dutch (22)

Italian (10)

Spanish (10)

Chinese (5)

German (2)

Korean (1)

Covers
The bear's water picnicThe wild washerwomen : a new folk taleThe seven voyages of Sinbad the sailorBeatrice and VanessaBeer bouwt een winterhuisOur villageThe singing tortoise and other animal folktalesThe do-it-yourself house that Jack built