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Benson, Patrick

Works: 174 works in 559 publications in 12 languages and 27,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Nature stories  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Legends  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS2384, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Publications about Patrick Benson
Publications by Patrick Benson
Most widely held works about Patrick Benson
Most widely held works by Patrick Benson
Owl babies by Martin Waddell( Book )
82 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,790 libraries worldwide
When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they wonder where she is. They worry about their mother until her return to which they greet with joyous celebration
The Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,529 libraries worldwide
Little Billy enters the Forest of Sin and meets the Minpins, matchstick-sized people who live in tree cities besieged by the Smoke-Belching Gruncher whom Billy vows to destroy
Mole and the baby bird by Marjorie Newman( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
Mole rescues a baby bird, cares for it, and loves it, until the day he realizes it is because he loves it that he must set it free
The willows in winter by William Horwood( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
The further escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Christopher Mouse : the tale of a small traveler by William Wise( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
After being sold to an unscrupulous pet store owner, a young mouse lives with several owners and has many adventures, before ending up with an appreciative family
Little penguin by Patrick Benson( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Comparing herself to the larger Emperor penguins, Pip the Adélie penguin feels unhappy with her size until an encounter with a huge sperm whale puts things in a different perspective for her
North : the amazing story of Arctic migration by Nick Dowson( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Presents a tribute to the migrations of millions of creatures to the Arctic, including depictions of the cyclical journeys of gray whales, caribou and more
Robin Hood by Sarah Hayes( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his men in Sherwood Forest as they right wrongs and fight injustice
The story of three whales by Giles Whittell( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Describes how the concerted efforts of an international team of concerned people eased the suffering of three gray whales trapped by ice off the coast of Alaska and eventually helped two of them back to the open sea
Squeak's good idea by Max Eilenberg( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 817 libraries worldwide
When Squeak the elephant decides to go outside for a picnic he prepares himself for any eventuality, which turns out to be a good idea
The tough princess by Martin Waddell( Book )
31 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
A spunky princess with a mind of her own resists her parents' plans to ensnare a prince for her and rides forth to adventures of her own choosing
The little boat by Kathy Henderson( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A little boy playing at the seashore makes a toy sailboat that is swept out to sea, and, after braving storms, hungry fish, and bigger boats, is finally found by a little girl at the opposite shore
The willows and beyond by William Horwood( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Continues the adventures of Toad, Mole, Rat and Badger as they reminisce about their past escapades and prepare to turn over the River Bank to the next generation
Toad triumphant by William Horwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
When a formidable female enters the comfortable bachelor world of the River Bank and seems to win Toad's heart, his companions attempt to save their infatuated friend from himself
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Scrooge discovers that life is much happier with more friends and less money
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Polish and held by 547 libraries worldwide
The tales of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. When Mole goes boating with the Water Rat instead of spring-cleaning, he discovers a new world. As well as the river and the Wild Wood, there is Toad's craze for fast travel which leads him and his friends on a whirl of trains, barges, gipsy caravans and motor cars and even into battle
Oddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson by Joyce Dunbar( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
The Lostlet, the Strangelet, and the Oddlet are confused creatures until they befriend a boy who has run away from home
Herbert : five stories by Ivor Cutler( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Each day is full of surprises for a young boy as he wakes up and turns into a new animal
The willows at Christmas by William Horwood( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
When Toad's annual visitor, the disagreeable Mrs. Ffleshe, threatens everyone's Christmas cheer, Ratty, Mole, and Badger devise a plan to rescue their friend from his unwanted guardian
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
An abridgement of the nineteenth-century novel in which a young seaman joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod whose fanatical Captain Ahab is in determined pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick
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Alternative Names
Bensons, Patriks
ベンソン, パトリック
English (204)
French (18)
German (13)
Spanish (9)
Catalan (4)
Dutch (4)
Japanese (3)
Polish (2)
Chinese (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Korean (1)
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