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Pinkney, Jerry

Overview
Works: 136 works in 552 publications in 1 language and 91,048 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Fairy tales  Illustrations  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.M478693, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jerry Pinkney
Publications by Jerry Pinkney
Most widely held works about Jerry Pinkney
 
Most widely held works by Jerry Pinkney
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 4,041 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 3,822 libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 3,801 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
Mirandy and Brother Wind by Pat McKissack( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 3,575 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 )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,508 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 history
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 3,310 libraries worldwide
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Goin' someplace special by Pat McKissack( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,184 libraries worldwide
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library
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 2,605 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 held by 2,512 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him. Suggested level: primary
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,161 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,051 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 2,032 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 )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2,015 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 )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,782 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 1,707 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 )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 1,622 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 all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll by Pat McKissack( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share
More tales of Uncle Remus : further adventures of Brer Rabbit, his friends, enemies, and others by Julius Lester( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
Pretend you're a cat by Jean Marzollo( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
Rhyming verses ask the reader to purr like a cat, scratch like a dog, leap like a squirrel, and bark like a seal
The moon over Star by Dianna Hutts Aston( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,546 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
 
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Alternative Names
Jerry Pinkney
Pinkney, J. Brian
ピンクニー, ジェリー
Languages
English (221)
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