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Rayner, Catherine

Works: 55 works in 243 publications in 32 languages and 11,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  Board books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.R2297, E
Publication Timeline
Publications about Catherine Rayner
Publications by Catherine Rayner
Most widely held works by Catherine Rayner
Augustus and his smile by Catherine Rayner( Book )
88 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 32 languages and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
Augustus the tiger is very sad because he has lost his smile, so he sets off on a journey across the mountains, forests, oceans, and deserts in order to find it. Written in both English and Spanish
Solomon Crocodile by Catherine Rayner( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,486 libraries worldwide
Solomon Crocodile's rough play prevents him from making friends down by the river until a stranger comes stomping through the reeds!
Posy! by Linda Newbery( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Posy the kitten has lots of adventures catching spiders, swiping crayons, tangling yarn, and cuddling
Ernest, the moose who doesn't fit by Catherine Rayner( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
A rather large moose who cannot fit on the page teams up with his little chipmunk friend to find a solution. Final pages form a gatefold
Harris finds his feet by Catherine Rayner( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Harris, a very small hare with very big feet, has an elderly Grandad who teaches him the many uses of big, strong feet and other important life lessons
The bear who shared by Catherine Rayner( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Norris the bear has been waiting patiently for the last ripe fruit to fall from the tree, and when it does he decides to share it with his two new friends
Sylvia and Bird by Catherine Rayner( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Sylvia, a dragon, overcomes her loneliness and finds a true friend in Bird
Abigail by Catherine Rayner( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Abigail the giraffe wants to count the spots on her animal friends, Ladybug, Zebra, and Cheetah, but when they move too fast for counting, Abigail comes up with a new plan
Smelly Louie by Catherine Rayner( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Louie the dog has just had a bath - and he is NOT happy about it. He smells all wrong. Determined to get his Special Smell back, he goes on a hunt for it and meets lots of smelly things along the way - a fox, some interesting dustbins and a marvellously muddy puddle to roll in. Will he succeed in getting his smell back? And, more importantly, will he be able to keep it this time ...?
Norris, the bear who shared by Catherine Rayner( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Norris loves plorringes! When he spots one ripening in the afternoon sun, he sits back and patiently waits for the fruit to drop from the tree into his paws. But Norris isn't the only one who adores plorringes ... Ages 3+
Iris and Isaac by Catherine Rayner( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Iris and Isaac can't get comfortable in their snow nest and each blames the other. Off they stomp in opposite directions, but it's not long before they each realise that it's nicer to share things with a friend
Twéé krrr... okodillen! by Catherine Rayner( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Solomon Crocodile and his friend Mortimer are bored. They want to find some fun, but what can they do? Tree-climbing is tricky, chasing lizards doesn't end well and flying turns out to be a lot harder than it looks. But then they spot the biggest hippo in the river. Just imagine the splash he'd make if two naughty crocodiles were to surprise him! But Solomon and Mortimer are about to get a whole lot more than they bargained for...Sure to delight fans of the original Solomon Crocodile, which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, this warm, funny and charming tale from the Kate Greenaway Medal winning Catherine Rayner is one that young children will ask for again and again
The tales of Olga da Polga by Michael Bond( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Cavia Olga heeft een nieuw baasje, Karen. Karen heeft een mooi hok voor haar gemaakt. Olga krijgt allemaal nieuwe vrienden met wie ze leuke avonturen beleeft. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 5 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 8 jaar
Goedele by Catherine Rayner( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Dutch and English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Giraf Goedele houdt van tellen. Ze wil de strepen en vlekken van Zebra en Cheetah tellen, maar die bewegen steeds. Als Goedele hen wil leren tellen, wordt het donker. Wat nu? Prentenboek met aquarellen in warme kleuren en uitklappagina. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Slungel wil niet in bad by Catherine Rayner( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Hond Slungel is net in bad geweest. Hij ruikt naar rozen en appelbloesem. Maar dat vindt Slungel helemaal niet lekker! Hij gaat op zoek naar zijn oude, vertrouwde geur. Oblong prentenboek met uitbundige, kleurrijke waterverfillustraties. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Clare and the Captain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Tijdens haar vakantie in Devon raakt Clare bevriend met een oude man en zijn paard Captain. Heel onverwacht sterft Captain. Kan Clare de oude man met een nieuw paard verrassen? Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
The best in bridalwear design by Joy McKenzie( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Counting stars by Catherine Rayner( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Abigail the giraffe loves to count
Gobbolino the witch's cat by Ursula Moray Williams( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
No one could mistake Gobbolino for a simple kitchen cat, with his sparky whiskers and magic tricks, but that's just what the witch's kitten wants to be. Instead of learning how to turn mice into toads for the witch's brew, Gobbolino sets out on an adventure to find a family and a home of his own. Reissued for its 70th anniversary, this classic tale has been loved by generations of children
Olga da Polga by Michael Bond( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Olga da Polga has left the pet shop to start a new life with her owners. Her home is now a large and airy hutch and it's not long before she meets Noel the cat, Fangio the hedgehog, and Graham the tortoise. Her garden companions soon discover that Olga loves an audience and from the moment she arrives she tells them stories about her wild and exciting adventures. Although they are not always sure whether to believe everything Olga says, one thing is certain--since Olga moved in, life is never dull!"--Book flap
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Alternative Names
Catherine Rayner British children's illustrator and writer
Catherine Rayner British writer
רינר, קתרין
레이너, 캐서린
レイナー, キャサリン
English (106)
French (15)
Dutch (10)
Chinese (6)
Panjabi (6)
German (6)
Welsh (4)
Somali (4)
Polish (3)
Indonesian (3)
Turkish (3)
Danish (3)
Russian (3)
Urdu (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Albanian (2)
Arabic (2)
Spanish (2)
Persian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Hindi (2)
Bengali (2)
Czech (1)
Japanese (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Haitian Creole (1)
Romanian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Scottish Gaelic (1)
Irish (1)
Slovak (1)
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