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Calhoun, Mary

Overview
Works: 105 works in 287 publications in 6 languages and 25,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C1278, E
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Publications about Mary Calhoun
Publications by Mary Calhoun
Most widely held works about Mary Calhoun
 
Most widely held works by Mary Calhoun
Hot-air Henry by Mary Calhoun( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,121 libraries worldwide
A sassy Siamese cat stows away on a hot air balloon and ends up taking a fur-raising flight across the mountains
Cross-country cat by Mary Calhoun( Book )
26 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
When he becomes lost in the mountains, a cat with the unusual ability of walking on two legs finds his way home on cross-country skis
High-wire Henry by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,354 libraries worldwide
Although Henry the cat learns tightrope walking only to impress the humans in his family, who have stopped paying attention to him because of their new puppy, his skill comes in handy when the puppy gets stranded on a high ledge
Henry the sailor cat by Mary Calhoun( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
A stowaway cat proves his worth as a sailor during a sudden storm
Katie John by Mary Calhoun( Book )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Katie John and her family move into an inherited house in order to sell it, but find they don't want to part with it
Blue-ribbon Henry by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Although he feels insignificant next to the other animals at the county fair, Henry the cat proves to be special in his own way
Flood! by Mary Calhoun( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 libraries worldwide
One fictional Midwestern family is forced to leave their home during the flooding of the Mississippi River in 1993
The night the monster came by Mary Calhoun( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
After finding giant footprints in the snow, Andy is sure that Bigfoot is stalking his house
A shepherd's gift by Mary Calhoun( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 777 libraries worldwide
While looking for his lost lamb, an orphaned shepherd boy meets Mary, Joseph, and newborn baby Jesus in a manger
Honestly, Katie John! by Mary Calhoun( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The predictions of a fortune teller come true for eleven-year-old Katie John
The hungry leprechaun by Mary Calhoun( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time when everyone in Ireland was poor and hungry, young Patrick O'Callahan plans to get rich by catching a leprechaun, but the one he catches is also poor and hungry and moreover he has almost forgotten how to make his magic work
Depend on Katie John by Mary Calhoun( Book )
12 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A twenty-room inherited house becomes home for Katie John, her family, and the people to whom they've rented rooms
The witch of Hissing Hill by Mary Calhoun( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
After one of her black cats has a yellow kitten, a wicked old witch turns into a loving and good one
Jack and the whoopee wind by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Mad at the wind for blowing everything away, Jack tries a succession of ways to stop it
Katie John and Heathcliff by Mary Calhoun( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Former boy-hater Katie John falls in love for the first time
Henry the Christmas cat by Mary Calhoun( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 590 libraries worldwide
At a Christmas pageant, Henry the cat befriends Bonnie the lamb and helps her out of a potentially dangerous predicament
The witch who lost her Shadow by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
A witch is convinced that no cat could take the place of her lost black cat Shadow, until she is pursued by a small striped kitten
Tonio's cat by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Toughy, the cat, begins to fill the emptiness which Tonio feels because he had to leave his dog in Mexico. Includes bilingual conversation
The horse comes first by Mary Calhoun( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Initially chagrined at the importance of horses in the lives of his harness-racing relatives, Randy soon catches the "fever," too
The witch's pig : a Cornish folktale by Mary Calhoun( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of a Cornish folktale that tells of the misfortunes that befall a man who tries to outwit a woman thought to be a witch
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Wilkins, Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

Wilkins, Mary Calhoun
Wilkins, Mary Huiskamp 1926-
カルホーン, メリー
キャルホーン, メアリー
メリー・ カルホーン
Languages
English (111)
Japanese (7)
Swedish (4)
Chinese (2)
Catalan (1)
Spanish (1)
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