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Random House (Firm) School Division

Overview
Works: 403 works in 476 publications in 1 language and 3,220 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Fiction  Drama  Children's television programs  Biography  Musical films  Folklore  Animated films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PZ7, 398.2
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Most widely held works by Random House (Firm)
A chair for my mother by Vera B Williams( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book A chair for my mother, by Vera Williams. Host LeVar Burton carries through the story line about members of a family who team up and work together to rebuild their lives after a tragic fire, as he and his friends create a song and dance number called Teamwork
Arthur's Thanksgiving( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentes a story about a doglike character named Arthur, who finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey
Who's Dr. Seuss? meet Ted Geisel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at Ted Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, and the characters who people his children's books. Traces his career and includes excerpts of an interview with the author-illustrator
Arthur's valentine by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barage of anonymous valentines deluge Arthur as the young aardvark tries to identify his secret admirers from among the ranks of his schoolmates. Figure cutouts help personify the classroom crushes and tormenting taunts inherent in this situation
When I was young in the mountains by Cynthia Rylant( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that brings to life reminiscences of a child's life in the mountains
A Visit to William Blake's inn poems for innocent and experienced travelers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verses presented in a melange of sung and spoken interpretation, accompanied by music composed for harpsichord, bassoon, flute, and drums, tell of a boy's visit to William Blake's inn
The hundred dresses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Wanda Petronski, who wears the same faded blue dress every day, tells Peggy and Maddie she has a hundred dresses at home, she becomes the target of a cruel daily teasing game. Based on the book of the same title by Eleanor Estes. For elementary grades
Leo Lionni's Caldecotts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents adaptations of three children's books by Leo Lionni, one about a little black fish in a school of red fish who finds out how to protect them all, and the other two featuring mouse protagonists
Julie of the wolves( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack
Rumpelstiltskin by Paul Galdone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a strange little man who helps a miller's daughter spin straw into gold for a king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child
Beatrix Potter had a pet named Peter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical portrait of author Beatrix Potter. Illustrations from her numerous small books are interwoven with facts about the writer's childhood, her study and drawing of wildlife and pets, her creation of picture letters and eventual publication of stories for children, and her escape to the English countryside
Arthur's April fool( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story about a doglike character named Arthur, who worries about remembering his magic tricks for the April Fool's Day assembly and Binky's threats to pulverize him
The great big especially beautiful Easter egg by James Stevenson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tells his two grandchildren how he searched many years ago for a special Easter egg to give to his friend Charlotte
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Navajo girl unravels an entire day's weaving on a rug because she believes the rug's completion will mean the death of her grandmother. For elementary grades
Hot-air Henry by Mary Calhoun( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sassy Siamese stows away on a hot air balloon and ends up taking a fur-raising flight across the mountains
Arnold Lobel video showcase by Arnold Lobel( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from popular filmstrip productions, such as Frog and Toad together, Frog and Toad are friends, and Fables, as well as the entire adaptation of Mouse soup. Concludes with a visit with author/illustrator Arnold Lobel
Arthur celebrates the holidays( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents five stories based on the books by Marc Brown. Cartoonlike characters experience various seasonal festivities
Sugaring time by Kathryn Lasky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how a Vermont family gathers sap from sugar maples and boils it into a rich and sweet syrup. Recalls the history of sugaring
Katherine Paterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newbery medal winning author Katherine Paterson acquaints viewers with herself and her works. Focuses on the settings of, and backgrounds for, her writing, and in particular the three novels set in Japan, The crane wife translation, and the short story collection Angels and other strangers
Dr. Seuss' Butter battle book by Seuss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of an absurd feud between the Yooks and the Zooks over the advisability of eating bread with the buttered side up or with it down
 
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