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Pinkney, Jerry

Overview
Works: 256 works in 786 publications in 6 languages and 111,106 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Christmas stories  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
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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 4,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a Southern folktale in which 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 4,061 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 3,841 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 )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 3,503 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 3,441 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
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3,299 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 Korean and held by 3,203 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 2,888 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 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name 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 2,587 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 2,492 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 )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,139 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 2,064 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 2,031 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden. "Rikk-tikk-tikki-tikki-tchk!" A classic story from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, adapted and illustrated by award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney, this is the tale of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, a fearless young mongoose. Soon after a flood washes Rikki into the garden of an English family, he comes face-to-face with Nag and Nagaina, two giant cobras. The snakes are willing to attack Rikki, and even the human family who lives there, to claim the garden and house for themselves. But they do not count on the heart and pride of the brave little mongoose
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,743 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 1,732 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret joke almost leads to disaster in this comic Sudanese folktale. A Swahili tale of a wily little rabbit outwitting the big brawny lion
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 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
 
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The lion & the mouse
Alternative Names
Jerry Pinkney

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Pinkney, J. Brian

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The lion & the mouseJohn HenryMirandy and Brother WindThe patchwork quiltThe ugly ducklingGoin' someplace specialNoah's arkMinty : a story of young Harriet Tubman