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Barton, Byron

Overview
Works: 143 works in 732 publications in 15 languages and 56,239 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Pictorial works  Poetry  Big books  Board books  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B2848, [E]
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Publications about Byron Barton
Publications by Byron Barton
Most widely held works by Byron Barton
Jump, frog, jump! by Robert Kalan( Book )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 4,189 libraries worldwide
A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself
Dinosaurs, dinosaurs by Byron Barton( Book )
43 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,349 libraries worldwide
In prehistoric days there were many different kinds of dinosaurs, big and small, those with spikes and those with long, sharp teeth
My car by Byron Barton( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,397 libraries worldwide
Sam describes in loving detail his car and how he drives it
I want to be an astronaut by Byron Barton( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,231 libraries worldwide
A young child thinks about what it would be like to be an astronaut and go out on a mission into space
Gila monsters meet you at the airport by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 2,172 libraries worldwide
A New York City boy's preconceived ideas of life in the West make him very apprehensive about the family's move there
Machines at work by Byron Barton( Book )
11 editions published between 1937 and 2000 in English and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
During a busy day at the construction site, the workers use a variety of machines to knock down a building and begin constructing a new one
Good morning, chick by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )
42 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,099 libraries worldwide
A barnyard chick hatches out of his shell and begins to explore the world around him. He meets a big black cat, a rooster, and a frog. He learns that he cannot do things like them because of how little he is and that there is always the comfort of mom
Building a house by Byron Barton( Book )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Briefly describes the steps in building a house
A girl called Al by Constance C Greene( Book )
24 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows
Trains by Byron Barton( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 libraries worldwide
Brief text and illustrations present a variety of trains and what they do
Trucks by Byron Barton( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,802 libraries worldwide
Brief text and illustrations present a variety of trucks and what they do
Bones, bones, dinosaur bones by Byron Barton( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
A cast of characters looks for, finds, and assembles some dinosaur bones
Airport by Byron Barton( Book )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
Describes and pictures what happens from the time an airplane passenger arrives at an airport, and boards an airplane until the plane is in the air
The three bears by Byron Barton( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Lorsque les trois ours sortent, Boucle d'or s'aventure dans leur maison, mange leur bouillie, essaie leurs chaises, et finalement s'endort dans le lit du bébé
The Little red hen by Byron Barton( Book )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
In simple, rhythmic text and bold pictures, Barton retells the story of a little red hen who plants the seeds, cuts the stalks, and grinds the wheat into flour all by herself. And when the bread is baked, there is plenty for her three little chicks--but none for her lazy friends. Full color
Boats by Byron Barton( Book )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Depicts several kinds of boats and ships. On board pages
The paper airplane book by Seymour Simon( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
Instructions for creating paper airplanes illuminate the principles of flight which apply to all aircraft
Truck song by Diane Siebert( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Rhymed text and illustrations describe the journey of a transcontinental truck
The Tamarindo puppy and other poems by Charlotte Pomerantz( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of 13 poems which contain a sprinkling of Spanish
Roman numerals by David A Adler( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Explains the Roman numeral system, which, though very old, is still in use today
 
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Alternative Names
Bāton, Bairon 1930-
バートン, バイロン
Languages
English (311)
French (57)
Japanese (14)
Spanish (8)
Swedish (5)
Italian (4)
Korean (4)
Chinese (3)
German (2)
Tswana (1)
Slovenian (1)
Catalan (1)
Sotho (1)
Afrikaans (1)
Zulu (1)
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