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Pinkney, Jerry

Overview
Works: 180 works in 673 publications in 1 language and 110,179 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Poetry  Fables  Young adult works  Picture books  Stories without words 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.T21723, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Pinkney
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle
John Henry by Julius Lester ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 3,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 3,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack ( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 3,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner
The patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy ( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 3,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand
The ugly duckling by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library
Noah's ark by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the biblical story of the great flood and how Noah and his family faithfully responded to God's call to save life on earth
Minty : a story of young Harriet Tubman by Alan Schroeder ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood nickname was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s
The tales of Uncle Remus : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Julius Lester ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor ( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Depression, a rural black family deeply attached to the forest on their land tries to save it from being cut down by an unscrupulous white man
The little red hen by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newly illustrated edition of the classic fable of the hen who is forced to do all the work of baking bread and of the animals who learn a bitter lesson from it
Aesop's fables by Aesop ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshopper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," "Androcles and the Lion," "The Troublesome Dog," and "The Fox and the Stork."
Rikki-tikki-tavi by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep
Little Red Riding Hood by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweet little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest
More tales of Uncle Remus : further adventures of Brer Rabbit, his friends, enemies, and others by Julius Lester ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
 
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Alternative Names
Jerry Pinkney
Pinkney, J. Brian
ピンクニー, ジェリー
Languages
English (233)
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