WorldCat Identities

Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 629 works in 1,786 publications in 10 languages and 50,675 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Biography  Poetry  Folklore  Board books  Christmas stories  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Scribe, Dedicator
Classifications: PR5489, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Wildsmith
 
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing, mostly of animals
The little wood duck by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals by the lake make fun of little Wood Duck for swimming in circles, but his uniqueness proves to be useful
The twelve days of Christmas by Anne Geddes( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional Christmas song. All grades
Brian Wildsmith's circus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-page brilliant watercolor illustrations capture the full and excitement of the animal, clown, and acrobatic acts of the circus
The North Wind and the Sun; a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Sun and the North Wind observe the traveler below, they make a wager to see which one can make the man remove his coat. A simple version of the fable that says gentleness may conquer where force fails
Brian Wildsmith's birds by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents collective names for various groups of birds
Exodus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how God sent Moses to lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and to the promised land of Canaan
Brian Wildsmith's 1, 2, 3's by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers from 1 to 10 are accompanied by drawings composed of rectangles, circles, and triangles
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild goat leads a procession of animals into town, causing chaos and dismay. Includes die-cut windows on most of the spreads
Wild animals by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustrations of fourteen species of wild animals in gatherings or companies, with the appropriate term for assembled groups of each creature, such as a cete of badgers, a pride of lions, or a skulk of foxes
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1885 ... Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood ..."--Inside front dust-jacket
Joseph by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Old Testament story of Joseph whose jealous brothers sold him as a slave into Egypt
Saint Francis by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of St. Francis of Assisi, who rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty, good works, and kindness to animals, told as though spoken by the saint himself
Professor Noah's spaceship by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the forest begins to change, the animals and birds, no longer happy there, fly away in Professor Noah's amazing spaceship. Where do they go and what do they find there?
Python's party by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is hungry, Python tries to prove his goodwill by throwing a party for all the jungle animals
The miller, the boy, and the donkey by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miller who tries to please everyone eventually decides he should have made up his own mind in the first place
The lazy bear by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and German and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A normally thoughtful bear becomes lazy and downright unkind after he discovers a wagon to play with
Brian Wildsmith's illustrated Bible stories by Philip Turner( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the Bible simply told and in chronological order from Adam and Eve to Christ's Resurrection
The lion and the rat ; The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fables by LaFontaine retold for young children with illustrations by Brian Wildsmith
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.16 for Goat's tra ... to 1.00 for The north ...)

Exodus
Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith

Brian Wildsmith auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Brian Wildsmith Brits kunstschilder

Brian Wildsmith englischer Maler und Kinderbuchillustrator

Wildsmith, Brian, 1930-

וילדסמית, בריאן

וילדסמית, בריאן, 1930-

와일드스미스, 브라이언 1930-

ブライアン・ワイルドスミス

ワイルドスミス, ブライアン

Languages
English (286)

German (11)

Chinese (8)

Korean (4)

Japanese (3)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Burmese (1)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
The little wood duckThe twelve days of ChristmasThe North Wind and the Sun; a fableBrian Wildsmith's birdsExodusSquirrelsWild animalsA child's garden of verses