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Pinkney, Jerry

Works: 265 works in 793 publications in 6 languages and 109,584 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fables  Pictorial works  Stories without words  Legends  Tall tales  Biography  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, E
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Publications about Jerry Pinkney
Publications by Jerry Pinkney
Most widely held works by Jerry Pinkney
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,147 libraries worldwide
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 4,089 libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 3,853 libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain--Résumé de l'éditeur
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 3,499 libraries worldwide
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind to make him be her partner
The patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 3,407 libraries worldwide
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life
Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,210 libraries worldwide
There's a place in this 1950s southern town where all are welcome, no matter what their skin color... and 'Tricia Ann knows exactly how to get there. To her, it's someplace special and she's bursting to go by herself. When her grandmother sees that she's ready to take such a big step, 'Tricia Ann hurries to catch the bus heading downtown. But unlike the white passengers, she must sit in the back behind the Jim Crow sign and wonder why life's so unfair. Still, for each hurtful sign seen and painful comment heard, there's a friend around the corner reminding 'Tricia Ann that she's not alone. And even her grandmother's words -- "You are somebody, a human being - no better, no worse than anybody else in this world" -- echo in her head, lifting her spirits and pushing her forward
The ugly duckling by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3,079 libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals in the barnyard before he grows into a beautiful swan
Noah's ark by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,903 libraries worldwide
Retells the biblical story of the great flood and how Noah and his family faithfully responded to God's call to save life on earth
Minty : a story of young Harriet Tubman by Alan Schroeder( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 2,650 libraries worldwide
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s
The tales of Uncle Remus : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Julius Lester( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 2,582 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,127 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, a rural black family deeply attached to the forest on their land tries to save it from being cut down by an unscrupulous white man
The little red hen by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,084 libraries worldwide
A newly illustrated edition of the classic fable of the hen who is forced to do all the work of baking bread and of the animals who learn a bitter lesson from it
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,058 libraries worldwide
A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshoper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," and "Androcles and the Lion."
Rikki-tikki-tavi by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
A courageous mongoose named Rikki-Tikki-Tavi thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden and who try to attack Rikki and the family, including a little boy named Teddy
Little Red Riding Hood by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
A sweet little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep
The tortoise & the hare by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and minimal text relate the familiar fable of the race between a slow tortoise and a quick but foolish hare, set in America's desert Southwest
The moon over star by Dianna Hutts Aston( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: In July 1969, the world witnessed an awe-inspiring historical achievement when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. For the young protagonist of this lyrical and hopeful picture book, that landing is something that inspires her to make one giant step toward all of the possibilities that life has to offer. Caldecott Honor-winning painter Jerry Pinkney and the poetic Dianna Hutts Aston create a moving tribute to the historic Apollo 11 Mission, just in time to commemorate its upcoming fortieth anniversary
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
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Alternative Names
Jerry Pinkney
Jerry Pinkney American children's illustrator and writer
Jerry Pinkney Amerikaans schrijver
Jerry Pinkney amerikansk författare
Jerry Pinkney amerikansk skribent
Pinkney, J. Brian
핑크니, 제리 1939-
ピンクニー, ジェリー
English (225)
Japanese (3)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (2)
Korean (2)
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