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Pène du Bois, William 1916-1993

Overview
Works: 139 works in 503 publications in 5 languages and 39,687 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Hunting stories  Fantasy fiction  Humorous stories  Picture books  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D8527, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by William Pène du Bois
The twenty-one balloons by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
72 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 5,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fanciful adventures of Professor Sherman, who leaves on a vacation in a balloon, and lands on a volcanic island in the Pacific. Grades 5-9
William's doll by Charlotte Zolotow ( Book )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William's father gives him a basketball and a train but these do not make him want a doll less
Twenty and ten by Claire Huchet Bishop ( Book )
18 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II
A certain small shepherd by Rebecca Caudill ( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jamie wins the coveted role of a shepherd in the school Christmas play. When a blizzard cancels the show he is heartbroken
My grandson Lew by Charlotte Zolotow ( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Together Lewis and his mother remember Grandpa, who used to come in the night when Lewis called
The magic finger by Roald Dahl ( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angered by a neighboring family's sport hunting, an eight-year-old girl turns her magic finger on them
Lion by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
13 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an animal factory high in the clouds, winged artists invent new animals. One day, an out-of-practice artist tries to invent a lion, with mixed results
Bear party by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
18 editions published between 1951 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The angry quarrels of Koala bears in an Australian park are settled by a wise old bear who uses a masquerade party to restore peace
Bear Circus by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kangaroo and the real teddy bear and two animals who live side by side. The kangaroo is good at hopping across the land. The real teddy bear climbs well, straight up and down. The kangaroo is special, and the real teddy bear is special. This is a story about true friendship
The mousewife by Rumer Godden ( Book )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mousewife was the perfect little housewife but she wanted more. One day a captive dove was brought to live in the house and the mousewife learns the meaning of altruism
The twenty-one balloons by William Pène du Bois ( )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic
Bear in mind : a book of bear poems by Bobbye S Goldstein ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about bears
The alligator case by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a circus and three visitors come to town, the detective, known to most people as a young boy who is an incessant day dreamer, meets his first challenge
The giant by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Muchacho, an eight-year-old giant, who stood seven stories high had trouble finding an European city that would permit him to stay. Then one day he met the author who helped the friendly giant overcome his difficulty
The forbidden forest by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady Adelaide, a boxing kangaroo, helps to defeat the German army, thus becoming a heroine of the "Great War."
Mother Goose for Christmas by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother Goose and Goosey Gander are kidnapped by strangers the day before Christmas. Will Tommy Tucker's plan to rescue them succeed?
The 3 policemen, or, Young Bottsford of Farbe Island by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
12 editions published between 1930 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ingenuity of ten-year-old Bottsford enables the three policemen of an isolated idyllic isle to catch the thieves who have been stealing the islanders' fish and fishing nets
Gentleman bear by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As an English boy matures, his teddy bear remains a trusted friend, helping him through many situations over the course of sixty years
The great Geppy by William Pène du Bois ( Book )
13 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A red and white striped horse becomes a versatile circus performer when he is sent by a detective firm to investigate a series of robberies at a circus
Where's Gomer? by Norma Farber ( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The voyage aboard the Ark begins sadly since Noah has been forced to sail without his favorite grandson
 
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Alternative Names
Bois, William Pene du
Bois, William Pène du, 1916-
Bois, William Pène du, 1916-1993
du Bois, William Pène
Du Bois, William Pene, 1916-
Du Bois, William Pène, 1916-1993
Du Bois, William Pène Sherman, 1916-1993
DuBois, William Pène, 1916-
Dubois, William Pène, 1916-1993
Pène Du Bois, William
Pène du Bois, William, 1916-
Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993
Pène Sherman du Bois, William.
デュボア, W. P
デュボア, ペネ
デュボア, ペーン
デュボワ, ウィリアム・ペーヌ
デュボワ, ウィリアム・ペン
Languages
English (249)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (3)
German (1)
Hebrew (1)
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