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Pinkney, Jerry

Overview
Works: 257 works in 780 publications in 6 languages and 111,008 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
Publication Timeline
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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 )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 4,085 libraries worldwide
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, and adventuresome mouse proves thta even small creatures are capable fo 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 )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,064 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 )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 3,834 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 )
19 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 3,487 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 )
19 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 3,418 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 )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 3,305 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 )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 3,192 libraries worldwide
In segregated Nashville during the 1950s, a young African American girls endures a series of indignities and obstacles to get to the public library, one of the few integrated places in the city
Noah's ark by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,881 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 2,652 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 2,586 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 )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 2,467 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 )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,131 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 )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,067 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 2,042 libraries worldwide
A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshopper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," "Androcles and the Lion," "The Troublesome Dog," and "The Fox and the Stork."
Rikki-tikki-tavi by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,950 libraries worldwide
A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden
Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
The summer night is full of wonderful sounds and scents as Susan falls asleep
Little Red Riding Hood by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
A sweet little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother
Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest
The moon over Star by Dianna Hutts Aston( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,576 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 1,549 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 amerikansk författare
Jerry Pinkney amerikansk skribent
Pinkney, J. Brian
ピンクニー, ジェリー
Languages
English (235)
Chinese (7)
Spanish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Persian (1)
Korean (1)
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