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Pène du Bois, William 1916-1993

Overview
Works: 127 works in 546 publications in 11 languages and 40,657 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Satire  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Humor  Hunting stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: PZ7.D8527, FIC
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Publications about William Pène du Bois
Publications by William Pène du Bois
Publications by William Pène du Bois, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William Pène du Bois
 
Most widely held works by William Pène du Bois
The twenty-one balloons by William Pène du Bois( Book )
90 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,743 libraries worldwide
Fanciful adventures of Professor Sherman, who leaves on a vacation in a balloon, and lands on a volcanic island in the Pacific. Grades 5-9
William's doll by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )
26 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,910 libraries worldwide
William's father gives him a basketball and a train but these do not make him want a doll less
The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication by John Steinbeck( Book )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
A satire on French politics follows the fate of amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal after he is drafted to rule the unruly French. Bored, Pippin is instrumental in starting a revolution
Twenty and ten by Claire Huchet Bishop( Book )
21 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in English and held by 1,950 libraries worldwide
Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II
A certain small shepherd by Rebecca Caudill( Book )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
Jamie wins the coveted role of a shepherd in the school Christmas play. When a blizzard cancels the show he is heartbroken
My grandson Lew by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
Together Lewis and his mother remember Grandpa, who used to come in the night when Lewis called
The magic finger by Roald Dahl( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in English and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
The Gregg family loves hunting, but their eight-year-old neighbor can't stand it. After countless pleas for them to stop are ignored, she has no other choice -- she has to put her magic finger on them. Now the Greggs are a family of birds, and like it or not, they're going to find out how it feels to be on the other end of the gun
Lion by William Pène du Bois( Book )
13 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
In an animal factory high in the clouds, winged artists invent new animals. One day, an out-of-practice artist tries to invent a lion, with mixed results
Bear party by William Pène du Bois( Book )
19 editions published between 1951 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 libraries worldwide
The angry quarrels of Koala bears in an Australian park are settled by a wise old bear who uses a masquerade party to restore peace
Bear Circus by William Pène du Bois( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 libraries worldwide
The kangaroo and the real teddy bear are two animals who live side by side. The kangaroo is good at hopping across the land. The real teddy bear climbs well, straight up and down. The kangaroo is special, and the real teddy bear is special. This is a story about true friendship. It takes the koala bears seven years to learn to use the circus equipment they find and to put together an act
The mousewife by Rumer Godden( Book )
16 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 822 libraries worldwide
A house mouse who thinks there must be more to life than looking for food and caring for her family befriends a lonely, caged dove
The twenty-one balloons by William Pène du Bois( file )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic
The alligator case by William Pène du Bois( Book )
6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
When a circus and three visitors come to town, the detective, known to most people as a young boy who is an incessant day dreamer, meets his first challenge
Bear in mind : a book of bear poems by Bobbye S Goldstein( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems, ballads, limericks, and rhymes about bears
The 3 policemen, or, Young Bottsford of Farbe Island by William Pène du Bois( Book )
14 editions published between 1930 and 1966 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
The ingenuity of ten-year-old Bottsford enables the threatened policemen of an isolated idyllic isle to catch the thieves who have been stealing the islanders' fish and fishing nets
The giant by William Pène du Bois( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
El Muchacho, an eight-year-old giant who stood seven stories high, had trouble finding a European city that would permit him to stay. Then one day he met the author who helped the friendly giant overcome his difficulty
The forbidden forest by William Pène du Bois( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Lady Adelaide, a boxing kangaroo, helps to defeat the German army, thus becoming a heroine of the "Great War."
Mother Goose for Christmas by William Pène du Bois( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Mother Goose and Goosey Gander are kidnapped by strangers the day before Christmas. Will Tommy Tucker's plan to rescue them succeed?
The great Geppy by William Pène du Bois( Book )
13 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A red and white striped horse becomes a versatile circus performer when he is sent by a detective firm to investigate a series of robberies at a circus
Castles and dragons : read-to-yourself fairy tales for boys and girls by Child Study Association of America( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bois, William Pene du
Bois, William Pène du 1916-
Bois, William Pène du 1916-1993
du Bois, William Pène
Du Bois, William Pene 1916-
Du Bois, William Pène 1916-1993
Du Bois, William Pène Sherman
DuBois, William Pène 1916-
Dubois, William Pène 1916-1993
P. デュボア, W.
Pène Du Bois, William
Pène du Bois, William 1916-
Pène du Bois, William 1916-1993
Pène Sherman du Bois, William.
William Pène du Bois Amerikaans schrijver (1916-1993)
William Pène du Bois US-amerikanischer Kinderbuchautor und Zeichner
ウィリアム・ペン・デュボア
デュボア, W. P
デュボア, ペネ
デュボア, ペーン
デュボワ, ウィリアム・ペーヌ
デュボワ, ウィリアム・ペン
ペーヌ・デュボワ, ウィリアム
ペネ・デュボア
ペーン・デュボア
ペン・デュボワ, ウィリアム
Languages
English (284)
Chinese (8)
Japanese (6)
Swedish (3)
German (2)
French (1)
Arabic (1)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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