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Cooney, Barbara 1917-2000

Works: 337 works in 1,093 publications in 9 languages and 76,078 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Christmas stories  Fables  Picture books  Folklore  Anecdotes  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.H14115, [E]
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Publications about Barbara Cooney
Publications by Barbara Cooney
Publications by Barbara Cooney, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Barbara Cooney
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall( Book )
45 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 5,306 libraries worldwide
Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney( Book )
55 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,521 libraries worldwide
As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all. Grade 2.8; Points 0.5
Chanticleer and the fox by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
43 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 4,481 libraries worldwide
A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery
The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story by Gloria Houston( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 2,667 libraries worldwide
Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war
Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,490 libraries worldwide
A hill covered with rocks and wooden boxes becomes an imaginary town for Marian, her sisters, and their friends
Eleanor by Barbara Cooney( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
Presents the childhood of Eleanor Roosevelt, who married a president of the United States and became known as a great humanitarian
Island boy : story and pictures by Barbara Cooney( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Matthais grows from a little boy to a grandfather on a small island off the coast of New England
The story of Holly & Ivy by Rumer Godden( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly
Emily by Michael Bedard( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
When a mother and child pay a visit to their reclusive neighbor Emily, who stays in her house writing poems, there is an exchange of special gifts
Letting Swift River go by Jane Yolen( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
Relates Sally Jane's experience of changing times in rural America, as she lives through the drowning of the Swift River towns in western Massachusetts to form the Quabbin Reservoir
Spirit child : a story of the Nativity by Bernardino( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,684 libraries worldwide
An English translation of the Aztec version of the birth of Jesus Christ told in 1583
Hattie and the wild waves : a story from Brooklyn by Barbara Cooney( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
A young girl from Brooklyn, New York enjoys her summer at the beach where she can paint and listen to the wild waves
Bambi; a life in the woods by Felix Salten( Book )
17 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in English and held by 1,530 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of a deer in the forest as he grows into a beautiful stag
American folk songs for children in home, school and nursery school : a book for children, parents and teachers by Ruth Crawford Seeger( score )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
Tortillitas para mamá and other nursery rhymes : Spanish and English by Margot C Griego( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,473 libraries worldwide
A collection of nursery rhymes, each in both English and Spanish, collected from the Spanish community in the Americas, many with instructions for accompanying finger plays or other activities
Emma by Wendy Ann Kesselman( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Motivated by a birthday gift, a 72-year-old woman begins to paint
Basket moon by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,409 libraries worldwide
After hearing some men call his father and him hillbillies on his first trip into the nearby town of Hudson, a young boy is not so sure he still wants to become a basket maker
Christmas in the barn by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
A poem telling of the birth of a child in a barn among the animals, with illustrations which depict the barn and people of a twentieth-century farm
Seven little rabbits by John Leonard Becker( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
One by one, as they walk down the road, seven little rabbits get tired and find a place to sleep
Kildee House by Rutherford G Montgomery( Book )
7 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
When Jerome Kildee, a solitary man, builds a home in a redwood forest in California, he takes in some skunks and raccoons, but as they begin to multiply, Kildee looks to two human neighbors for help
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Alternative Names
Barbara Cooney amerikansk författare
Barbara Cooney amerikansk skribent
Barbara Cooney scrittrice ed illustratrice statunitense
Cooney, B.
Porter, Barbara Cooney 1917-2000
クーニー, B
クーニー, バーバラ
English (298)
Spanish (18)
Chinese (17)
French (11)
Japanese (11)
Korean (6)
Afrikaans (5)
German (3)
Danish (3)
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