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Pinkney, Jerry

Works: 280 works in 955 publications in 6 languages and 117,771 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Fables  Fairy tales  History  Pictorial works  Stories without words  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Editor, 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 )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,200 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
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,856 libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,450 libraries worldwide
To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner
The patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 3,349 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
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3,341 libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 3,172 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
Noah's ark by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,878 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 )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 2,632 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 )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 2,540 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 )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 2,444 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 )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 2,108 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 2,100 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
Rikki-tikki-tavi by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,968 libraries worldwide
A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden
I have a dream by Martin Luther King( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., as they were presented in his "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963
Little Red Riding Hood by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,777 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 )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep
The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
Los huevos parlantes : cuento popular del sur de los Estados Unidos by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 304 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
The curious garden : ... and more stories about nature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection of stories about gardens and nature
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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
جری پینکلی
핑크니, 제리 1939-
ピンクニー, ジェリー
English (227)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Japanese (1)
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