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Stevens, Janet

Works: 177 works in 631 publications in 9 languages and 67,910 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Folklore  Legends  Nursery rhymes  Humorous fiction  Folk tales  Poetry  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Actor
Classifications: PZ8.1.S8572, E
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Publications by Janet Stevens
Most widely held works by Janet Stevens
Tops & bottoms by Janet Stevens( Book )
33 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,983 libraries worldwide
Bear has lots of money and lots of land -- and he's lazy. Hare has nothing but a hungry family -- and he's smart. Hare is sure there's a way to share Bear's wealth, so he and Mrs. Hare cook up a plan. Then Hare hops on down the road to Bear's place and proposes that Bear donate land. Hare handles labor, and they split the crop in half. All Bear has to do is choose the half he wants -- tops or bottoms. Sleepy Bear takes tops but finds once the harvest is in that he's been tricked by clever Hare!
Cook-a-doodle-doo! by Janet Stevens( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 2,556 libraries worldwide
With the questionable help of his friends, Big Brown Rooster manages to bake a strawberry shortcake which would have pleased his great-grandmother, Little Red Hen
To market, to market by Anne Miranda( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,545 libraries worldwide
Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch
The great fuzz frenzy by Janet Stevens( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 2,357 libraries worldwide
When a tennis ball lands in a prairie dog town, the residents find that their newfound frenzy for fuzz creates a fiasco
And the dish ran away with the spoon by Janet Stevens( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
When Dish and Spoon run away, their nursery rhyme friends Cat, Cow, and Dog set out to rescue them in time for the next evening's reading of their rhyme
Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,077 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick allthe other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,057 libraries worldwide
Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally
Help me, Mr. Mutt! : expert answers for dogs with people problems by Janet Stevens( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
Dogs across the United States write to Mr. Mutt, a people expert, for help with their humans
Anansi and the talking melon by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,842 libraries worldwide
"The expressive male narrator charms the listener by impersonating the characters...Short segments of music and brief sound effects add interest...useful for all reading and listening situations." - Booklist
The dog who had kittens by Polly M Robertus( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon
Coyote steals the blanket : a Ute tale by Janet Stevens( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Coyote receives his comeuppance when he tries to take something that does not belong to him. In this amusing Indian legend, a rock chases a coyote after the animal steals a blanket that had covered it
Tumbleweed stew by Susan Stevens Crummel( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
Jack Rabbit tricks the other animals into helping him make a pot of tumbleweed stew
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider's plan to trick his friend Turtle into doing all the work while he teaches Anansi to catch fish somehow gets turned around. While Anansi doesn't learn his lesson, he does learn the invaluable skill of weaving
My big dog by Janet Stevens( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
Merl the cat has a perfect home until the arrival of a puppy
Jackalope by Janet Stevens( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
A jackrabbit who wishes to be feared asks his fairy godrabbit for horns and becomes the first jackalope, but there's one condition: he must not tell lies
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail. Epossumondas has a very important question: "Mama, why don't I have hair on my tail?" And wouldn't you know it, Mama can tell him exactly why possum tails are all pink and naked and funny looking. Her story's a doozy! It goes way back to Epossumondas's great-great-grandpa, Papapossum. When hungry Papapossum and his growly ol' stomach meet up with wily Hare, cranky Bear, and a persimmon tree ... well, it's one hair-raisin' adventure! Renowned storyteller Coleen Salley and Caldecott Honor illustrator Janet Stevens team up again, drawing on the Uncle Remus tradition and their own wild imaginations to expose a hilarious--and important!--moment in possum history. Annotation. Epossumondas learns his great-great granddaddy's hilarious role in possum history
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Alternative Names
스티븐, 자넷
스티븐스, 자넷
English (211)
Chinese (5)
Korean (2)
Tswana (1)
Portuguese (1)
Sotho (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Spanish (1)
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