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De Jong, Meindert 1906-1991

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Works: 197 works in 662 publications in 9 languages and 24,304 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Religious fiction  History  Anecdotes 
Roles: Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.D3675, [FIC]
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The wheel on the school by Meindert De Jong( Book )
49 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 4,599 libraries worldwide
Lina and the other children must overcome many obstacles to bring the storks back to their little Dutch village. But they don't give up, and soon they get the whole village working to make their dream come true
The house of sixty fathers by Meindert De Jong( Book )
31 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and held by 2,746 libraries worldwide
Alone in a sampan, a little Chinese boy is swept downriver into Japanese occupied China
Along came a dog by Meindert De Jong( Book )
23 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,163 libraries worldwide
A stray dog earns a home for himself by protecting a little red hen and her chicks from a preying hawk
Hurry home, Candy by Meindert De Jong( Book )
19 editions published between 1953 and 1999 in English and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
A lonely, little stray dog survives several terrifying experiences, and eventually finds a good home
Shadrach by Meindert De Jong( Book )
13 editions published between 1950 and 1998 in English and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
Davie finds it almost unbelievable that he has a pet rabbit all his own, and he's devastated on the day he goes out to the barn and finds that Shadrach has slipped out of his hutch and disappeared. Based on the author's own childhood in the Netherlands, this tells of Davie's great joy when his grandfather promises him a real rabbit for his very own pet and the anxious days until it finally arrives. Even after Davie had had the little black rabbit, Shadrach, for several weeks, it was still almost unbelievable. Every morning when Davie woke up it was a miracle all over again -- there in his grandfather's barn sat a wriggly black rabbit, and it was his. Davie had never been happier ... until the day Shadrach slipped through the slats of his hutch and disappeared
Journey from Peppermint Street by Meindert De Jong( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the occurrences on a young boy's journey to visit an aunt and how these events affect his return journey and arrival at his home on Peppermint Street
The Easter cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )
12 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Although she always wanted a cat, Millie was never allowed to keep one until she found one next to her Easter basket
The singing hill by Meindert De Jong( Book )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 995 libraries worldwide
A little boy moves to the country with his family and gets a new hat which floats down a stream, gets chewed by a horse, and protects a skunk's home from the rain
A horse came running by Meindert De Jong( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 libraries worldwide
After a devastating tornado passes, a young boy finds himself all alone with two horses, one dying and the other badly injured
Far out the long canal by Meindert De Jong( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
In the village of Wierum, at the edge of the North Sea, practically everyone could skate except the very littlest children... and Moonta Riermersma, who was already nine years old. When ice finally came to the ditches and canals, Moonta was afire with enthusiasm, not only to learn to skate, but to let his skates lead him on to adventure. And when he heard of something called the New Church's Pipe, far out the long canal, he was determined to find it at any risk. (From publisher description)
The last little cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
The last little cat was born in a kennel, surrounded by dogs and dog cages. The little cat was always half cold and half hungry--until the day it fell into the cage of the old, blind dog. Then, for a while, the last little cat was warm and well fed. This is the story of how the last little cat found a perfect home. (Publisher)
The big goose and the little white duck by Meindert De Jong( Book )
14 editions published between 1938 and 1980 in English and Italian and held by 570 libraries worldwide
A boy brings home a pet goose for his mother's birthday present, but grandfather threatens to eat it at his own eighty-eighth birthday dinner
Puppy summer by Meindert De Jong( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Spending the summer on their grandparents farm, Jon and Vestri experience exciting adventures with three lovable puppies
Nobody plays with a cabbage by Meindert De Jong( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Jim's garden starts out filled with beans, broccoli, corn, carrots and cabbages, but after dogs, cats and chickens have taken their toll, one cabbage is left which grows and grows and shelters all kinds of animals
The little cow and the turtle by Meindert De Jong( Book )
10 editions published between 1955 and 1961 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A little cow befriends three hoboes who feed her honey, two little boys who feed her apples, and a turtle on a valiant journey to the lake
The mighty ones; great men and women of early Bible days by Meindert De Jong( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Holy Scriptures in the form of short stories
The almost all-white rabbity cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Left alone in the family's new city apartment, a boy befriends a white cat that mysteriously appears and disappears
Smoke above the lane by Meindert De Jong( Book )
7 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 libraries worldwide
After the tramp and the little skunk become separated, the skunk wanders into town where he stops traffic and delays a parade
The tower by the sea by Meindert De Jong( Book )
5 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
An old woman who lives with a magpie and a cat is accused of witchcraft by the hysterical, superstitious inhabitants of a small dutch village, but an action of the cat and the wisdom of the woman bring the people to their senses
Dirk's dog, Bello by Meindert De Jong( Book )
15 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A little Dutch boy helps rescue a Great Dane washed up on the dike of his village, but the large dog eats so much that he becomes a problem that only the whole village can solve
 
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Alternative Names
De Jong, Meindert
De Jong, Meinert 1906-1991
Dejong, M., 1906-1991
Dejong, Meindert
Dejong, Meindert, 1906-1991
DeJong, Meinert 1906-1991
Jong, M. de, 1906-1991
Jong, Meindert de
Jong, Meindert de, 1906-1991
ディヤング, M
ディヤング, マインダート
Languages
English (256)
Spanish (18)
Japanese (6)
Swedish (5)
Slovenian (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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