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Peet, Bill

Overview
Works: 254 works in 989 publications in 12 languages and 69,504 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Action and adventure films  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Adapter, Performer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.P353, E
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The sword in the stone by Walt Disney( visu )
45 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,760 libraries worldwide
The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
The wump world by Bill Peet( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,043 libraries worldwide
The Wump World is an unspoiled place until huge monsters bring hordes of tiny creatures from the planet Pollutus
Chester the worldly pig by Bill Peet( Book )
28 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,021 libraries worldwide
A disgruntled pig sets his sights on being more than something to eat
Big bad Bruce by Bill Peet( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,998 libraries worldwide
Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch
The Whingdingdilly by Bill Peet( Book )
45 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,977 libraries worldwide
Tired of a dog's life, Scamp visits the wicked little witch in the woods and becomes a whingdingdilly
The caboose who got loose by Bill Peet( Book )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,890 libraries worldwide
Tired of being last on the smoky, noisy freight train, Katy Caboose wishes for some way to escape from the endless track
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
Wendy and her brothers embark on fantastic adventures with the hero of their bedtime stories, Peter Pan! With faith, trust and Tinker Bell's pixie dust, Peter teaches them how to fly and leads them to the 'second star to the right' and beyond, to Never Land!
How Droofus the dragon lost his head by Bill Peet( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Although he comes from a fierce family, Droofus is a good dragon undeserving of the price the king puts on his head
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,803 libraries worldwide
Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan and his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle to free him. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
The ant and the elephant by Bill Peet( Book )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,771 libraries worldwide
Of all the animals the elephant rescues, only the tiny ant returns the favor
Farewell to Shady Glade by Bill Peet( Book )
29 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
When monstrous work machines from the city come and destroy Shady Glade, the animals hop a train to find a new place to live
Cowardly Clyde by Bill Peet( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
For a war horse, Clyde is an abysmal coward, but he finally decides that even if he isn't brave he can at least act brave
Kermit the hermit by Bill Peet( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness
One hundred and one Dalmatians by Rod Taylor( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 dalmatian puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the puppies and tries to buy them from their human owners, Roger and Anita. Cruella wants to get ahold of those puppies, as well as more puppies, to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat. Cruella hires some thugs to kidnap the puppies and hold them at an abandoned mansion. Now Pongo and Perdita must use an animal communication system to help find all the puppies
Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent by Bill Peet( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
Cyrus, a shy and friendly serpent, finally realizes his ambition by heroically helping some voyagers through a storm and foiling some dastardly pirates
Huge Harold by Bill Peet( Book )
21 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
Lively verse about Harold, a giant rabbit who has trouble finding a place to live, until he comes to a big, friendly barn with a kind farmer
Cinderella by Walt Disney( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,571 libraries worldwide
Animated adaptation of the story of Cinderella and her magical trip to the prince's ball
Cock-a-doodle Dudley by Bill Peet( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Dudley the rooster's ability to make the sun rise with his crowing is questioned by a spiteful goose, whose malice almost destroys the popular rooster
Pamela Camel by Bill Peet( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
A tired and dejected circus camel finds long-sought-after recognition along a railroad track
Buford, the little bighorn by Bill Peet( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
The story of an awkward and scrawny mountain sheep with oversized horns who escapes the hunters to become the sensation of a ski resort
 
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Alternative Names
Bartlett Peet, William 1915-2002
Bill Peet Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1915-2002)
Bill Peet amerikansk författare och manusförfattare
Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar
Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter
Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter
Bill Peet US-amerikanischer Zeichner und Geschichtenschreiber
Peed, William Bartlett 1915-2002
Peet, Billy 1915-2002
Peet, William B.
Peet, William B. 1915-2002
Peet, William Bartlett 1915-2002
Peet, William Bill
William Peed dessinateur et scénariste des Studios Disney
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بیل پیت فیلمنامه‌نویس و نویسنده آمریکایی
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比爾·皮特
Languages
English (310)
Danish (47)
German (21)
French (20)
Swedish (11)
Chinese (10)
Finnish (5)
Afrikaans (5)
Japanese (3)
Dutch (3)
Spanish (2)
Polish (1)
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