WorldCat Identities

Williams, Jay 1914-1978

Overview
Works: 168 works in 710 publications in 11 languages and 34,655 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Naval history  Fairy tales  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Actor, Singer
Classifications: PZ7.W666, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jay Williams
 
Most widely held works by Jay Williams
The world of Titian, c. 1488-1576 by Jay Williams( Book )

72 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in 7 languages and held by 3,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life, work and times of the most famous painter of 16th century Venice
Everyone knows what a dragon looks like by Jay Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of the road sweeper's belief in him, a dragon saves the city of Wu from the Wild Horsemen of the north
Joan of Arc by Jay Williams( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the early life, military experience and death of Joan of Arc
Knights of the crusades by Jay Williams( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of the Crusades including a discussion of the artistic endeavors of this period
Leonardo da Vinci by Jay Williams( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of the Renaissance artist and scientist. Includes reproductions of his paintings and drawings and sketches from his notebooks
Danny Dunn and the homework machine by Jay Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, a young inventor, builds a machine to do homework
The practical princess by Jay Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess uses common sense to get rid of a dragon, save herself from imprisonment, and find a handsome prince
The Spanish Armada by Jay Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Armada battle between England and Spain
Danny Dunn and the swamp monster by Jay Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dunn and his friends search for a legendary serpent in Central Africa
Life in the Middle Ages by Jay Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, drawings, and reproductions of medieval pictures re-create how people lived in the villages, towns, and feudal castles of the middle ages and how the young men of that time trained for war or the clergy, for law or medicine, and in arts and crafts
Danny Dunn and the anti-gravity paint by Jay Williams( Book )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dunn and his friend Professor Bullfinch accidentally develop a liquid that defies the power of gravity and become trapped on the first manned flight to between planets
Danny Dunn and the smallifying machine by Jay Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and Finnish and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny knows the Professor is working on a new secret invention and is in danger, and when he and Professor accidentally switch on the new machine, problems get larger
Danny Dunn, scientific detective by Jay Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dunn tries to track down the missing manager of the local department store with the aid of a bloodhound robot
Petronella by Jay Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined not to be outdone by her brothers in seeking a fortune in the world, a young princess sets out to find a prince to rescue
Stage left by Jay Williams( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dunn, invisible boy by Jay Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and Finnish and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By accidentally short-circuiting Professor Bullfinch's new crystalline material, Danny Dunn enables the professor to create a new machine that makes Danny invisible
Danny Dunn and the fossil cave by Jay Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stumbling on the entrance to a cave, Danny Dunn finds himself involved in an exciting speleological adventure
Danny Dunn, time traveler by Jay Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and his friends experiment with a time machine
Danny Dunn and the universal glue by Jay Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dunn goes fishing to try out a new invention and winds up saving a dam
The magic grandfather by Jay Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and Japanese and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 11-year-old discovers that not only is his seemingly ne'er-do-well grandfather a bona fide sorcerer but he too may have an untapped talent for magic
 
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Joan of Arc
Languages
English (248)

French (26)

German (17)

Dutch (13)

Spanish (10)

Italian (4)

Swedish (3)

Finnish (2)

Danish (2)

Japanese (2)

Catalan (1)

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Joan of ArcThe practical princessPetronella