WorldCat Identities

Cooney, Barbara 1917-2000

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,189 publications in 9 languages and 75,664 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fables  Biography  Illustrated works  Stories in rhyme  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Picture books  Children's songs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: PS3505.O584, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Cooney
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall( Book )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 5,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons
Chanticleer and the fox by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

63 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 4,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney( Book )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,545 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 2,640 WorldCat member 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 )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,501 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,163 WorldCat member 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 )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthais grows from a little boy to a grandfather on a small island off the coast of New England
The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a loney couple and a doll named Holly
Emily by Michael Bedard( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member 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
Letting Swift River go by Jane Yolen( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 1,647 WorldCat member 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
Spirit child : a story of the Nativity by Bernardino( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English translation of the Aztec version of the birth of Jesus Christ told in 1583
Hattie and the wild waves : a story from Brooklyn by Barbara Cooney( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,561 WorldCat member 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
Bambi by Felix Salten( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of a deer in the forest as he grows into a beautiful stag
American folk songs for children in home, school and nursery school : a book for children, parents and teachers by Ruth Crawford Seeger( )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book for children, parents and teachers."
Tortillitas para mamá and other nursery rhymes : Spanish and English by Margot C Griego( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects, illustrates, and provides English translations for the most popular Spanish nursery rhymes from the Spanish communities of the Americas
Basket moon by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member 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
Emma by Wendy Ann Kesselman( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivated by a birthday gift, a 72-year-old woman begins to paint
Christmas in the barn by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,261 WorldCat member 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
Seven little rabbits by John Leonard Becker( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one, as they walk down the road, seven little rabbits get tired and find a place to sleep
Kildee house by Rutherford G Montgomery( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jerome Kildee, a solitary man, builds a home in a redwood forest in California, he takes in some skunks and raccoons, but as they begin to multiply, Kildee looks to two human neighbors for help
 
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Ox-cart man
Alternative Names
Barbara Cooney Amerikaans schrijfster (1917-2000)

Barbara Cooney amerikansk författare

Barbara Cooney amerikansk skribent

Barbara Cooney scrittrice ed illustratrice statunitense

Cooney, B.

Cooney, Barbara, 1917-

Porter, Barbara Cooney 1917-2000

쿠니, 바바라 1917-2000

쿠니, 바버라 1917-2000

쿠니, 바버러 1917-2000

クーニー, B.

クーニー, バーバラ

バーバラ・クーニー

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Chanticleer and the foxMiss RumphiusThe year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian storyRoxaboxenEleanorIsland boy : story and picturesThe story of Holly & IvyEmily