Cooney, Barbara 1917-2000
Most widely held works about Barbara Cooney
Most widely held works by Barbara Cooney
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall ( Book )
37 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 4,272 libraries worldwide
Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family.
Chanticleer and the fox by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and Arabic and held by 3,063 libraries worldwide
A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery.
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney ( Book )
62 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,898 libraries worldwide
As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.
The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story by Gloria Houston ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 2,421 libraries worldwide
Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.
Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran ( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,133 libraries worldwide
A hill covered with rocks and wooden boxes becomes an imaginary town for Marian, her sisters, and their friends.
Eleanor by Barbara Cooney ( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,108 libraries worldwide
Presents the childhood of Eleanor Roosevelt, who married a president of the United States and became known as a great humanitarian.
Island boy : story and pictures by Barbara Cooney ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,855 libraries worldwide
Matthais grows from a little boy to a grandfather on a small island off the coast of New England.
Letting Swift River go by Jane Yolen ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
Relates Sally Jane's experience of changing times in rural America, as she lives through the drowning of the Swift River towns in western Massachusetts to form the Quabbin Reservoir.
Emily by Michael Bedard ( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
When a mother and child pay a visit to their reclusive neighbor Emily, who stays in her house writing poems, there is an exchange of special gifts.
The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly.
Hattie and the wild waves : a story from Brooklyn by Barbara Cooney ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
A young girl from Brooklyn, New York enjoys her summer at the beach where she can paint and listen to the wild waves.
Spirit child : a story of the Nativity by Bernardino de Sahagún ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
An English translation of the Aztec version of the birth of Jesus Christ told in 1583.
Basket moon by Mary Lyn Ray ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
After hearing some men call his father and him hillbillies on his first trip into the nearby town of Hudson, a young boy is not so sure he still wants to become a basket maker.
Tortillitas para mamá and other nursery rhymes : Spanish and English ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
A collection of nursery rhymes, each in both English and Spanish, collected from the Spanish community in the Americas, many with instructions for accompanying finger plays or other activities.
Emma by Wendy Ann Kesselman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
Motivated by a birthday gift, a 72-year-old woman begins to paint.
Bambi; a life in the woods by Felix Salten ( Book )
11 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of a deer in the forest as he grows into a beautiful stag.
Christmas in the barn by Margaret Wise Brown ( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Lyrical text relates the birth of a child in a barn among the animals, with illustrations which depict the barn and people of a twentieth-century farm.
The little juggler by Barbara Cooney ( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Retells the legend of the little juggler's search for a special Christmas gift for the Christ Child and the Blessed Mother.
Squawk to the moon, little goose by Edna Mitchell Preston ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Little Goose disobeys her mother one night and almost gets swallowed by the fox.
Seven little rabbits by John Leonard Becker ( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
One by one, as they walk down the road, seven little rabbits get tired and find a place to sleep.
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