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Chew, Ruth

Overview
Works: 53 works in 204 publications in 6 languages and 10,161 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C429, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ruth Chew
Publications by Ruth Chew
Publications by Ruth Chew, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ruth Chew
Shark lady : true adventures of Eugenie Clark by Ann McGovern( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and French and held by 857 libraries worldwide
A biography of the ichthyologist whose interest in fish began at the age of nine during weekly trips to the Aquarium in New York City
No such thing as a witch by Ruth Chew( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 816 libraries worldwide
When Nora and Tad observe a squirrel reading a little newspaper and their dog behaving strangely, they decide their new neighbor is a witch
The trouble with magic by Ruth Chew( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Harrison Peabody, a very pleasant wizard, demonstrates that a great deal of trouble often accompanies a little bit of magic
What the witch left by Ruth Chew( Book )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Two little girls have magical adventures with a strange assortment of items they find in a locked drawer
The Wednesday witch by Ruth Chew( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
The arrival of a witch who travels by magic vacuum cleaner is only the beginning of Mary Jane's strange adventures
The would-be witch by Ruth Chew( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Two children are convinced that the owner of the nearby antique shop is a witch
Witch's broom by Ruth Chew( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 421 libraries worldwide
A new broom and an unusual blue jay involve Amy and her friend in magical adventures
Do-it-yourself magic by Ruth Chew( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Rachel and Scott buy a Build-Anything Kit that " ... builds what they want it to, adds little things they've forgotten, changes things that aren't even in the kit -- it even changes Scott and Rachel! It builds things they hadn't even thought of and, generally, leads them into trouble, fun, adventure, excietment and, once or twice, a real pickle!"--Page 2 of cover
Magic in the park by Ruth Chew( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
"Jen Mace and her new friend Mike Stewart find magical adventures in Prospect Park"--
The witch's garden by Ruth Chew( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Susan and Josh discover some surprising things about the garden next door and the little old woman who owns it
Witch in the house by Ruth Chew( Book )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The bath mat was stuck to the ceiling. Jane poked it. The mat fell halfway to the floor. Then it stopped and floated in the air
The wishing tree by Ruth Chew( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A bird and cat that talk and a special tree in a nearby park involve a brother and sister in some magical adventures
Earthstar magic by Ruth Chew( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Ellen and Ben meet a friendly witch who reveals the magic power of the earthstar to them
The witch's buttons by Ruth Chew( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A talking button in the shape of a man leads two young girls into a series of magical adventures
Mostly magic by Ruth Chew( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
From the day Pete comes to fix a leak in the house and his miniature ladder opens into a full-size one, a brother and sister experience a series of magical adventures
The witch at the window by Ruth Chew( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and French and held by 312 libraries worldwide
When Nick and Marjorie find a large wooden spoon in the park, they find themselves in an adventure involving a talking starling, a witch, a hollow tree, and a book of magic spells
Secondhand magic by Ruth Chew( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Two children acquire a magic kite and, with some second-hand items from a nearby store, enjoy a series of adventures
The magic cave by Ruth Chew( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
When lightning splits an old oak tree, a brother and sister discover Merlin who has been sleeping inside the tree for many centuries
Witch's cat by Ruth Chew( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Holly was sure the window was too small for them to go through, but it became bigger and bigger. You never know what's going to happen when you meet a witch's cat!
The witch and the ring by Ruth Chew( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A sister and brother find a ring that brings a special cat, a witch, and a series of adventures into their lives
 
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Alternative Names
Ruth Chew American writer and artist
Ruth Chew Amerikaans schrijfster (1920-2010)
チュウ, ルース
Languages
English (104)
Japanese (23)
Spanish (11)
French (5)
Chinese (2)
Finnish (1)
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