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Pinkney, Jerry

Overview
Works: 106 works in 478 publications in 6 languages and 82,641 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Fables 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Author of introduction, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Pinkney
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,143 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
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 4,119 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 ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack ( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 3,572 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 )
20 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 3,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her gradmother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,240 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
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 2,613 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 2,522 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
The little red hen by Jerry Pinkney ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,067 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 )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshoper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," and "Androcles and the Lion."
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,768 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 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweet little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Afrikaans and held by 1,633 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 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The moon over Star by Dianna Hutts Aston ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. For the young protagonist of this lyrical and hopeful picture book, that landing is something that inspires her to make one giant step toward all of the possibilities that life has to offer. Caldecott Honor-winning painter Jerry Pinkney and the poetic Dianna Hutts Aston create a moving tribute to the historic Apollo 11 Mission, just in time to commemorate its upcoming fortieth anniversary
God bless the child by Billie Holiday ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A swing spiritual based on the proverb "God blessed the child that's got his own."
Pretend you're a cat by Jean Marzollo ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhyming verses ask the reader to purr like a cat, scratch like a dog, leap like a squirrel, and bark like a seal
Back home by Gloria Jean Pinkney ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Ernestine returns to visit relatives on the North Carolina farm where she was born
 
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Alternative Names
Jerry Pinkney
Pinkney, J. Brian
ピンクニー, ジェリー
Languages
English (204)
Chinese (5)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Korean (1)
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