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Brown, Marcia

Works: 209 works in 724 publications in 10 languages and 45,790 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Picture books  Poetry  Legends  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Performer, Printer, Other
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
Publication Timeline
Publications about Marcia Brown
Publications by Marcia Brown
Most widely held works by Marcia Brown
Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )
79 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 5,493 libraries worldwide
When three hungry soldiers enter a French village, the peasants hide their food but the witty soldiers entice them to make stone soup, starting with stones, but needing carrots, meat, and other ingredients; soon all the villagers are eating and partying with the soldiers
Cinderella, or, The little glass slipper by Charles Perrault( Book )
37 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 4,605 libraries worldwide
In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper
Once a mouse- - : a fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )
53 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 4,540 libraries worldwide
As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars( Book )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and German and held by 4,392 libraries worldwide
Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting images of Shadow which represents the beliefs and ghosts of the past and is brought to life wherever there is light, fire, and a storyteller
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2,932 libraries worldwide
A collection of 128 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists
Dick Whittington and his cat by Marcia Brown( Book )
24 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
Retells the legend of the poor boy in medieval England who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London
How the ostrich got its long neck : a tale from the Akamba of Kenya by Verna Aardema( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
A tale from the Akamba people of Kenya that explains why the ostrich has such a long neck
Stone soup by Marcia Brown( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )
9 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
A toy tin soldier falls into the street and begins his travels. He goes by boat to the sea only to return home in the stomach of a fish
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
The tale of a sly cat who wins for his master the lordship of a manor and the hand of a princess
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
A beautiful princess tries to set her eleven brothers free from the evil spell which has turned them into wild swans
All butterflies : an ABC cut by Marcia Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
Teaches children the alphabet through the pairing of words, such as "All Butterflies," "Cat Dance," and "Elephants Fly," are set against illustrative woodcuts
How, hippo! by Marcia Brown( Book )
19 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
The first time Little Hippo is separated from his mother he has a frightening encounter with a crocodile
Of swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for children by Violette Verdy( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
The stories of six ballets, including "Swan Lake," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Firebird."
Backbone of the king; the story of Paka'a and his son Ku by Marcia Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
"Based on the Hawaiian story of Paka and Kuapakaa, ther personal attendants of Keawenuiaumi ... collected, assembled, selected, and edited by Moses K. Nakuina. Honolulu, n.d. Translation from the Hawaiian by Dorothy M. Kahananui."
The blue jackal by Marcia Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Genfortælling af et indiansk eventyr om en sjakal, der bliver dyrenes konge
The flying carpet [retold from Richard Burton's translation of the Arabian nights] by Marcia Brown( Book )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The story of the Princess Husayn, Ali and Ahmad and their quest for the hand of Princess Nur-al Nihar
Felice by Marcia Brown( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 libraries worldwide
In Venice, city of cats and canals, a little striped cat is befriended by a canal boatman's son and gets a name and a home
The Bun; a tale from Russia by Marcia Brown( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 637 libraries worldwide
The bun gets away from the old man and his wife, the hare, the wolf, and the bear, but the cunning fox poses a different problem
Rapunzel -- and more classic fairytales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Rapunzel is a girl with the very long, golden hair; A pair of elves secretly create an amazing pair of shoes for a poor but kindly shoemaker; When a young girl befriends a mysterious elderly woman, magical things begin to happen; Follow the adventures of billy goats named Gruff as they bravely hunt for fresh green grass to eat; Lon Po Po brings lessons about strangers, trust and courage; A king falls in love with a princess after she hides her identity under a coat made of a thousand furs
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Alternative Names
Brown Marcia Joan 1918-....
Perrault, Charles
Weston Brown, Marcia
ブラウン, マーシャ
English (328)
Japanese (23)
Chinese (9)
Spanish (9)
Afrikaans (4)
Zulu (2)
Korean (2)
German (1)
Swahili (1)
Portuguese (1)
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