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Butler, John 1952-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 645 publications in 8 languages and 33,926 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Nursery rhymes  Pictorial works  Nature stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ8.3.B9788, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Butler
Publications by John Butler
Most widely held works by John Butler
Whose baby am I? by John Butler( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
The reader is asked to guess who the parent is for nine baby animals, and includes pictures of each of their parents
Can you growl like a bear? by John Butler( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
In rhyming text, the reader is asked to mimic a variety of animal noises in preparation for a good night's sleep
Hush, little ones by John Butler( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Baby animals from all around the world are gently going to sleep in their own natural environments as their parents watch
While you were sleeping by John Butler( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
In this counting book, Daisy's mother tells her of the many animals in the world who swim and play and fly while Daisy is asleep, from one tiger hunting in the jungle to ten penguins jumping out of the icy sea
Can you cuddle like a koala? by John Butler( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text describes how various animals move
A mama for Owen by Marion Dane Bauer( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
When the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami separates a young African hippopotamus from his mother, he finds a new snuggle partner in Mzee the giant tortoise. Based on a true story
If you see a kitten by John Butler( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and brief text present appropriate responses to a variety of animals, from pudgy pigs to slithery snakes
Wee little chick by Lauren Thompson( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
When the other barnyard animals comment on how tiny the littlest chick is, the proud little one peeps louder, stands taller, and runs faster than any of them
Ten in the den by John Butler( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and French and held by 999 libraries worldwide
One by one nine forest creatures fall out of bed when Little Mouse says "Roll over!"
Ten in the meadow by John Butler( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
As a group of forest animals plays a lively game of hide-and-seek in a meadow, Bear finds them each in turn--except the elusive Mousey
Wee little bunny by Lauren Thompson( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
A young rabbit enjoys a "busy, dizzy" day of playing in the meadow near his home
Pi-shu, the little panda by John Butler( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Pi-shu, a young panda, and his mother are forced to search for a safer place to live as humans begin to destroy their natural habitat
Wake up, sleepy bear! by Christine Morton-Shaw( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Baby forest animals awake in the morning and the world welcomes them
Bedtime in the jungle by John Butler( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
As dusk falls in the jungle, animal babies and their parents prepare for bedtime
Polar Star by Sally Grindley( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Follows a mother polar bear and her two cubs from their birth to a dangerous encounter with a hungry male bear, describing how the mother protects her offspring until they can fend for themselves
Whose nose and toes? by John Butler( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Introduces baby animals and their different noses and feet in a guessing-game format
Bashi, elephant baby by Theresa Radcliffe( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 723 libraries worldwide
As the sun rises over the African plain, the mother elephant and her newborn calf, Bashi, follow the herd down to the watering hole. But they are not alone, for the water has drawn some lionessses to the edge to drink and they are looking hungrily at Bashi
Wee little lamb by Lauren Thompson( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
A little, newborn lamb, too shy to say hello to the rabbit or sing with the robin, is finally drawn out by a tiny fieldmouse
Apes by Tess Lemmon( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of the members of the ape family: gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons
Who says woof? by John Butler( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Describes the various sounds that some domestic animals make
 
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Alternative Names
바틀러, 존
버틀러, 존
バトラー, ジョン
Languages
English (135)
French (20)
Chinese (9)
Spanish (7)
Korean (4)
German (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (1)
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