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Benson, Patrick

Overview
Works: 188 works in 566 publications in 5 languages and 27,918 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Nature stories  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Legends  Picture books  Christmas stories  Folklore  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.G759, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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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 )
66 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,872 libraries worldwide
When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered
The Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,580 libraries worldwide
Little Billy was tired of being good. He longed to explore the black secret wood - The Forest of Sin. So, despite warnings from his mother, he enters the forest. There, he encounters the Minpins, who live in terror of the most awesome creature invented: the Red-Hot-Smoke-Belching Gruncher. Little Billy with help from the Minpins devises a plan to defeat the monster and finds himself proclaimed a hero
Mole and the baby bird by Marjorie Newman( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,741 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
Christopher Mouse : the tale of a small traveler by William Wise( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,443 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
The willows in winter by William Horwood( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
The further escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Little penguin by Patrick Benson( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,028 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 1,005 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 )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 857 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 )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 851 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 themback to the open sea
Squeak's good idea by Max Eilenberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 798 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 little boat by Kathy Henderson( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 721 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 662 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
The tough princess by Martin Waddell( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 657 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 choosing
The book of Hob stories by William Mayne( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
Toad triumphant by William Horwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 601 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 )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 550 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
Herbert : five stories by Ivor Cutler( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Each day is full of surprises for a young boy as he wakes up and turns into a new animal
Oddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson by Joyce Dunbar( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
The Lostlet, the Strangelet, and the Oddlet are confused creatures until they befriend a boy who has run away from home
The willows at Christmas by William Horwood( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 510 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
 
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Alternative Names
Bensons, Patriks
ベンソン, パトリック
Languages
English (222)
Dutch (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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