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Cooney, Barbara 1917-2000

Overview
Works: 376 works in 1,059 publications in 8 languages and 76,954 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Christmas stories  Fairy tales  Fables  Folklore  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.H14115, [E]
Publication Timeline
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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 )
47 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 5,320 libraries worldwide
Describes the day-to-day life throughout the changing seasons of an early 19th-century New England family
Chanticleer and the fox by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
43 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,486 libraries worldwide
A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney( Book )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,964 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
The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story by Gloria Houston( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 2,678 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 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,481 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 )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 2,206 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 )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,035 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 )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,802 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 )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,719 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 )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 1,719 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
Hattie and the wild waves : a story from Brooklyn by Barbara Cooney( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 1,673 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
Spirit child : a story of the Nativity by Bernardino de Sahagún( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
An English translation of the Aztec version of the birth of Jesus Christ told in 1583
Bambi; a life in the woods by Felix Salten( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2002 in English and held by 1,531 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 )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
Tortillitas para mamá and other nursery rhymes : Spanish and English by Margot C Griego( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,484 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
Basket moon by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 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
Emma by Wendy Ann Kesselman( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Motivated by a birthday gift, a 72-year-old woman begins to paint
Christmas in the barn by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,333 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 )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
One by one, as they walk down the road, seven little rabbits get tired and find a place to sleep
The little juggler by Barbara Cooney( Book )
11 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Retells the legend of the little juggler's search for a special Christmas gift for the Christ Child and the Blessed Mother
 
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Alternative Names
Cooney, B.
Porter, Barbara Cooney, 1917-2000
クーニー, B
クーニー, バーバラ
Languages
English (312)
Spanish (7)
Japanese (5)
French (4)
Chinese (4)
Danish (3)
German (2)
Afrikaans (2)
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