WorldCat Identities

Benson, Patrick

Overview
Works: 151 works in 612 publications in 17 languages and 28,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Nature stories  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Legends  Picture books  Folklore  Christmas stories  Sea stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.G759, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patrick Benson
 
Most widely held works by Patrick Benson
Owl babies by Martin Waddell( Book )

114 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered
The Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )

47 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Billy enters the Forest of Sin and meets the Minpins, matchstick-sized people who live in tree cities besieged by the Smoke-Belching Gruncher whom Billy vows to destroy
Mole and the baby bird by Marjorie Newman( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mole rescues a baby bird, cares for it, and loves it, until the day he realizes it is because he loves it that he must set it free
The willows in winter by William Horwood( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Christopher Mouse : the tale of a small traveler by William Wise( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being sold to an unscrupulous pet store owner, a young mouse lives with several owners and has many adventures, before ending up with an appreciative family
North : the amazing story of Arctic migration by Nick Dowson( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tribute to the migrations of millions of creatures to the Arctic, including depictions of the cyclical journeys of gray whales, caribou and more
Little penguin by Patrick Benson( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparing herself to the larger Emperor penguins, Pip the Adélie penguin feels unhappy with her size until an encounter with a huge sperm whale puts things in a different perspective for her
Robin Hood by Sarah Hayes( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his men in Sherwood Forest as they right wrongs and fight injustice
The story of three whales by Giles Whittell( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the concerted efforts of an international team of concerned people eased the suffering of three gray whales trapped by ice off the coast of Alaska and eventually helped two of them back to the open sea
Squeak's good idea by Max Eilenberg( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Squeak the elephant decides to go outside for a picnic he prepares himself for any eventuality, which turns out to be a good idea
The tough princess by Martin Waddell( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spunky princess with a mind of her own resists her parents' plans to ensnare a prince for her and rides forth to adventures of her choosing
The little boat by Kathy Henderson( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy playing at the seashore makes a toy sailboat that is swept out to sea, and, after braving storms, hungry fish, and bigger boats, is finally found by a little girl at the opposite shore
The willows and beyond by William Horwood( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger as they reminisce about their past escapades and prepare to turn over the River Bank to the next generation
Toad triumphant by William Horwood( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a formidable female enters the comfortable bachelor world of the River Bank and seems to win Toad's heart, his companions attempt to save their infatuated friend from himself
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tales of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel which leads him and his friends on a whirl of trains, barges, gipsy caravans and motor cars and even into battle
Oddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson by Joyce Dunbar( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lostlet, the Strangelet, and the Oddlet are confused creatures until they befriend a boy who has run away from home
Herbert : five stories by Ivor Cutler( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each day is full of surprises for a young boy as he wakes up and turns into a new animal
Moby-Dick, or, the whale by Jan Needle( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgement of the nineteenth-century novel in which a young seaman joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod whose fanatical Captain Ahab is in determined pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick
The willows at Christmas by William Horwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Toad's annual visitor, the disagreeable Mrs. Ffleshe, threatens everyone's Christmas cheer, Ratty, Mole, and Badger devise a plan to rescue their friend from his unwanted guardian
Night sky dragons by Mal Peet( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yazul loves making kites with his grandfather, but all he truly desires is the approval of his father. Yazul's father, lord of a han along the Silk Road, is a man made stern by loneliness, and Yazul's love of kite-making only seems to elicit disappointment. "Travel and trade are what matters," his father says. But when the han is attacked by bandits, Yazul has an idea. With the help of his grandfather, he might just be able to use his kite-making skills to scare the bandits away and save the han. Will Yazul's courage and cleverness make his father proud?
 
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Owl babies
Alternative Names
Bensons, Patriks

ベンソン, パトリック

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The MinpinsMole and the baby birdThe willows in winterChristopher Mouse : the tale of a small travelerNorth : the amazing story of Arctic migrationLittle penguinSqueak's good ideaThe tough princess