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Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 695 works in 2,283 publications in 8 languages and 60,494 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Short stories  Folklore  Fables  Board books  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, wst, Dedicator, Scribe, Editor
Classifications: PR5489, 821.8
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Publications about Brian Wildsmith
Publications by Brian Wildsmith
Publications by Brian Wildsmith, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Brian Wildsmith
 
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Most widely held works by Brian Wildsmith
ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
42 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,919 libraries worldwide
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing of an object or animal
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,822 libraries worldwide
The story of the last days of Jesus' life, the cruxifixion, and the resurrection, as seen through the eyes of a small donkey
Oxford Book of Poetry for Children by Edward Blishen( Book )
23 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
A collection of 170 poems divided into 17 categories
A Christmas story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
36 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
A girl takes a young donkey to reunite him with his mother in a Bethlehem stable and witnesses a miracle
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )
47 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
The Owl and the Woodpecker by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
The Owl and the Woodpecker are anything but friendly neighbors until the day a storm hits their forest
The little wood duck by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
The animals by the lake make fun of little Wood Duck for swimming in circles, but his uniqueness proves to be useful
Brian Wildsmith's birds by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
27 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Presents collective names for various groups of birds
The North Wind and the Sun : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )
29 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
When the Sun and the North Wind observe the traveler below, they make a wager to see which one can make the man remove his coat. A simple version of the fable that says gentleness may conquer where force fails
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )
41 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a small rat is the only animal capable of saving the life of the King of the Beasts
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
24 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Each color drawing of a fish is captioned with the term used for a group of that species, such as a stream of minnows, a hover of trout, or a flock of dolphins
Exodus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Describes how God sent Moses to lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and to the promised land of Canaan
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
25 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
"First published in 1885 ... Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood ..."--Inside front dust-jacket
Brian Wildsmith 1, 2, 3 by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 libraries worldwide
The numbers from 1 to 10 are accompanied by drawings composed of rectangles, circles, and triangles
The lion and the rat ; The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( visu )
8 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Two fables by LaFontaine retold for young children with illustrations by Brian Wildsmith
Focus on Brian Wildsmith the great illustrator talks about making images for children by Brian Wildsmith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
In this conversation with Edna Edwards, Brian Wildsmith talks about his career as an illustrator of children's books, offering insights into both the printing techniques and the editorial processes of different publishing houses
 
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Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith
Brian Wildsmith auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Brian Wildsmith Brits kunstschilder
Brian Wildsmith englischer Maler und Kinderbuchillustrator
Brian Wildsmith ilustrador británico
Wildsmith, Brian 1930-
Wildsmith, Brian Lwarence 1930-2016
וילדסמית, בריאן
וילדסמית, בריאן, 1930-
וילדסמית, בריאן סופר בריטי
와일드스미스, 브라이언 1930-
ブライアン・ワイルドスミス
ワイルドスミス, ブライアン
Languages
English (396)
Chinese (12)
German (6)
Spanish (5)
Persian (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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