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Turkle, Brinton

Overview
Works: 92 works in 265 publications in 5 languages and 23,384 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Music  Biography  History  Pictorial works  Science fiction  Big books  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.T847, E
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Publications by Brinton Turkle
Publications by Brinton Turkle, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Brinton Turkle
 
Most widely held works by Brinton Turkle
Thy friend, Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )
25 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,206 libraries worldwide
A seagull befriends a Quaker boy, much to his embarrassment, and it is not until he has helped the bird that he can accept its friendship
Do not open by Brinton Turkle( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
Following a storm Miss Moody and her cat find an intriguing bottle washed up on the beach. Should they ignore its "Do not open" warning?
The boy who didn't believe in spring by Lucille Clifton( Book )
18 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,622 libraries worldwide
Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Over the river and through the wood by Lydia Maria Child( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and French and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
Well-known together with lesser-known verses to the traditional Thanksgiving song are illustrated from both Grandmother's and the journeying family's point of view
Deep in the forest by Brinton Turkle( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
In an inversion of the Goldilocks tale a curious little bear explores a cabin in the forest, with disastrous results, until the family of three comes home
Obadiah the Bold by Brinton Turkle( Book )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
A young boy's desire to be a pirate is quelled by his brothers and sisters during a game
Poor Richard in France by F. N Monjo( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Franklin's seven-year-old grandson recounts the events of his grandfather's visit to France seeking aid for the revolutionaries in America
The elves and the shoemaker by Freya Littledale( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
The poor old shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night
Rachel and Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Both Rachel and Obadiah want to earn some money by carrying the news of the next ship's arrival to Nantucket
The adventures of Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Because he is always making up stories, no one in the family believes Obadiah's adventure at the sheep shearing squantum
--if you lived in colonial times by Ann McGovern( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Describes what it was like to live during the colonial time in America
Granny and the Indians by Peggy Parish( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Granny Guntry proves such a menance to the Indians that they promise to bring her food everyday if she will only stay out of their forest
--if you grew up with Abraham Lincoln by Ann McGovern( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five questions and answers about life in Lincoln's time--about the types of houses, the methods of travel, the kinds of recreation, etc
The far-off land by Rebecca Caudill( Book )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
In 1780, sixteen-year-old Ketty makes an adventurous and hard trip with her brother and others to French Lick on the Cumberland in frontier Tennessee
The sky dog by Brinton Turkle( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
A little boy is convinced that the white dog he finds on the beach is the same one he used to see playing among the clouds overhead
Danny Dunn on the ocean floor by Jay Williams( Book )
7 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
As Danny, Irene and Joe travel thousands of feet underwater, they try to tape the sounds of the marine life. But soon they run into trouble when their tank pumps stops working and they sink to the bottom of the ocean
The ballad of William Sycamore, 1790-1871 by Stephen Vincent Benét( Book )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
In this narrative verse a frontiersman relates his love of pioneer life that drove him westward just ahead of the fences that closed off the land
The fiddler of High Lonesome by Brinton Turkle( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
The fighting Fogle brothers can hardly believe that little Lysander Bochamp is related to them, but welcome him to the family when they find out that his fiddle playing can charm the animals out of the forest
It's only Arnold by Brinton Turkle( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Disguised as a monster, Arnold tries to scare his friends with astonishing results
Danny Dunn and the fossil cave by Jay Williams( Book )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Stumbling on the entrance to a cave, Danny Dunn finds himself involved in an exciting speleological adventure
 
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Alternative Names
Tākuru, Burinton 1915-2003
タークル, ブリントン
Languages
English (140)
Spanish (6)
Japanese (2)
Persian (2)
French (1)
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