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Brown, Marcia

Overview
Works: 231 works in 689 publications in 2 languages and 46,146 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Picture books  Poetry  Legends  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Fables 
Roles: Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Printer, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marcia Brown
Publications by Marcia Brown
Most widely held works by Marcia Brown
Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )
48 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,874 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
Cinderella, or, The little glass slipper by Charles Perrault( Book )
34 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 4,561 libraries worldwide
Brown's illustrated translation of Perrault's tale in which Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper in her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect won the 1955 Caldecott medal
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars( Book )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 4,498 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
Once a mouse- - : a fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,498 libraries worldwide
As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,887 libraries worldwide
A collection of 115 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists
Dick Whittington and his cat by Marcia Brown( Book )
21 editions published between 1950 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,067 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 )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,348 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 )
42 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,152 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 )
8 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,087 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
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
A beautiful princess tries to set her eleven brothers free from the evil spell which has turned them into wild swans
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )
10 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
The tale of a sly cat who wins for his master the lordship of a manor and the hand of a princess
All butterflies : an ABC cut by Marcia Brown( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 971 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 )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 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 )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 837 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 )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 738 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 flying carpet [retold from Richard Burton's translation of the Arabian nights] by Marcia Brown( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
The story of the Princess Husayn, Ali and Ahmad and their quest for the hand of Princess Nur-al Nihar
The blue jackal by Marcia Brown( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
A timid jackal becomes king of the forest by virtue of his extraordinary color
Felice by Marcia Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 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 )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 650 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
Walk with your eyes : text and photographs by Marcia Brown( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs encourage the reader to carefully observe his surroundings
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Marcia Joan, 1918-....
ブラウン, マーシャ
マーシャ.ブラウン
Languages
English (294)
Japanese (3)
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