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Wildsmith, Brian

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Works: 574 works in 1,848 publications in 13 languages and 60,653 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Biography  Christmas stories  Board books  Parodies, imitations, etc  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicator, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, [E]
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
133 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 5,786 libraries worldwide
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing of an object or animal
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,067 libraries worldwide
The story of the last days of Jesus' life, the crucifixion, and the resurrection, as seen through the eyes of a small donkey
Oxford book of poetry for children by Edward Blishen( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 1,980 libraries worldwide
A collection of 170 poems divided into 17 categories
A Christmas story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Rebecca, a young girl living in Nazareth accompanies a small donkey searching for its mother to a stable in Bethlehem where they both witness a special event
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Synopsis: Almost every one of the 87 nursery rhymes appears on its own page, accompanied by a vibrant, full-color painting. The collection includes "Humpty Dumpty," "Little Bo-Peep," "Jack Sprat," and many more old favorites, along with some less familiar rhymes. A convenient index of first lines is included
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )
37 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 1,512 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 )
28 editions published between 1197 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,454 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 )
37 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
The animals by the lake make fun of little Wood Duck for swimming in circles, but his uniqueness proves to be useful
The twelve days of Christmas by Anne Geddes( Book )
25 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Traditional Christmas song. All grades
Brian Wildsmith's circus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
22 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Full-page brilliant watercolor illustrations capture the full and excitement of the animal, clown, and acrobatic acts of the circus
Brian Wildsmith's birds by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
30 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Presents collective names for various groups of birds
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Describes how God sent Moses to lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and into the promised land of Canaan
Brian Wildsmith's 1, 2, 3's by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
The numbers from 1 to 10 are accompanied by drawings composed of rectangles, circles, and triangles
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
A wild goat leads a procession of animals into town, causing chaos and dismay. Includes die-cut windows on most of the spreads
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
Wild animals by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
13 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Color illustrations of fourteen species of wild animals in gatherings or companies, with the appropriate term for assembled groups of each creature, such as a cete of badgers, a pride of lions, or a skulk of foxes
Joseph by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Old Testament story of Joseph whose jealous brothers sold him as a slave into Egypt
A Child's Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
"First published in 1885...Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood..."--Inside front dust-jacket
Saint Francis by Brian Wildsmith( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of St. Francis of Assisi, who rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty, good works, and kindness to animals, told as though spoken by the saint himself
 
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Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith
וילדסמית, בריאן
ワイルドスミス, ブライアン
Languages
English (438)
German (33)
Chinese (13)
Japanese (13)
Spanish (11)
Korean (6)
Dutch (6)
Afrikaans (6)
French (4)
Persian (2)
Arabic (1)
Amharic (1)
Finnish (1)
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