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Stevens, Janet

Overview
Works: 155 works in 513 publications in 8 languages and 69,165 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Picture books  Poetry  Children's audiobooks  Short stories, English  Humorous stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Compiler, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.S84453, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Janet Stevens
Publications by Janet Stevens
Most widely held works by Janet Stevens
Tops & bottoms by Janet Stevens( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 3,890 libraries worldwide
Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 3,126 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally
To market, to market by Anne Miranda( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 2,586 libraries worldwide
Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at the market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch
Cook-a-doodle-doo! by Janet Stevens( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 2,579 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
The great fuzz frenzy by Janet Stevens( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,423 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 )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,150 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
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson
The dog who had kittens by Polly M Robertus( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon
Help me, Mr. Mutt! : expert answers for dogs with people problems by Janet Stevens( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,876 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk
Coyote steals the blanket : a Ute tale by Janet Stevens( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,814 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 )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
Jack Rabbit tricks the other animals into helping him make a pot of tumbleweed stew
My big dog by Janet Stevens( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Merl the cat has a perfect home until the arrival of a puppy
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for
Jackalope by Janet Stevens( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,439 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
The big bunny and the Easter eggs by Steven Kroll( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Poor Wilbur, the Easter Bunny, gets so sick that he almost misses his Easter deliveries
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,387 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
The princess and the pea by Janet Stevens( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,289 libraries worldwide
In this rendition a tiger is proven to be a princess. In this adaptation of the classic Andersen tale, a bedraggled feline, claiming to be the real princess whom the prince seeks as a mate, undergoes the queen's bizarre test for determining true nobility. A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves that she is a real princess
 
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Languages
English (197)
Chinese (4)
Tswana (1)
Portuguese (1)
Sotho (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Korean (1)
Zulu (1)
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