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Root, Phyllis

Overview
Works: 139 works in 468 publications in 14 languages and 46,949 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Board books  Picture books  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.R6784, [E]
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Publications about Phyllis Root
Publications by Phyllis Root
Most widely held works about Phyllis Root
 
Most widely held works by Phyllis Root
Looking for a moose by Phyllis Root( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,095 libraries worldwide
Four children set off into the woods to find a moose
One duck stuck by Phyllis Root( Book )
35 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,777 libraries worldwide
In this counting book, increasingly larger groups of animals try to help a duck that is stuck in the sleepy, slimy marsh. One duck is stuck in the muck. Can two fish, tails going swish, help? What about three moose, munching on spruce? Will four crickets, chirping in the thickets, be able to pull the unlucky duck out of the muck? With bright, spirited illustrations by Jane Chapman, this counting tale by Phyllis Root is a feast of sounds and numbers that will have young listeners scrambling to join the slippy, sloppy fun
Oliver finds his way by Phyllis Root( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,272 libraries worldwide
Oliver the bear becomes lost when he chases a leaf to the edge of the woods, but then he comes up with an idea to find his way back home
Rattletrap car by Phyllis Root( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,001 libraries worldwide
Various disasters threaten to stop Poppa and the children from getting to the lake in their rattletrap car, but they manage to come up with an ingenious solution to each problem
Big Momma makes the world by Phyllis Root( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Big Mamma, with a baby on her hip and laundry piling up, makes the world and everything in it and, at the end of the sixth day, tells the people she has made that they must take care of her creation
Kiss the cow by Phyllis Root( Book )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
Annalisa, the most curious and stubborn of Mama May's children, disobeys her mother and upsets the family cow by refusing to kiss her in return for the milk she gives
Flip, flap, fly! by Phyllis Root( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
A baby bird, fish, snake, otter, duck, mouse, and child merrily meet at a pond after being helped by their mamas all morning
What Baby wants by Phyllis Root( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
Various family members try to stop Baby from crying, but only his brother figures out what he wants
Ten sleepy sheep by Phyllis Root( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
One by one ten sheep reluctantly fall asleep in the barnyard
Grandmother Winter by Phyllis Root( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Grandmother Winter lives all alone with her snow-white flock of geese. All through the spring, summer, and fall, Grandmother Winter tends her geese and gathers their feathers. Why? To bring snowfall as soft as feathers and bright as a winter moon. To the woodland and all of its creatures, the arrival of winter is a gift
Moon tiger by Phyllis Root( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
After getting in trouble because of her little brother Michael, Jessica Ellen imagines a visit from a wonderful giant tiger who can take her flying through the night or eat Michael
One windy Wednesday by Phyllis Root( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
When the wind blows so hard that it blows the quack right out of the duck, the oink out of the pig and so on, Bonnie Bumble works hard to get each animal's sound back where it belongs
Creak! said the bed by Phyllis Root( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
In the middle of a dark, stormy night, one child, then another, then a third wake their mother and ask to climb into the bed, but when the last member of the family arrives Papa declares there is no more room
Soup for supper by Phyllis Root( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
A wee small woman catches a giant taking the vegetables from her garden and finds that they can share both vegetable soup and friendship
Mrs. Potter's pig by Phyllis Root( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Afrikaans and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Potter keeps everything perfectly clean, except for her baby daughter Ermajean, who delights in being so messy that she seems to turn into a pig
Lucia and the light by Phyllis Root( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 965 libraries worldwide
One winter in the Far North the sun disappears and Lucia, accompanied by her milk-white cat, braves the freezing cold and trolls who want to eat her, trying to find the sun and bring it back
Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble by Phyllis Root( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
When Old Man Trouble calls on Aunt Nancy, he tries very hard to perform a trick that will bother her; however, she knows just how to handle him
Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones by Phyllis Root( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
When Cousin Lazybones comes to visit Aunt Nancy but refuses to help with any of the work around the house, she must figure out a scheme to get rid of him
The name quilt by Phyllis Root( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
One of Sadie's favorite things to do when she visits her grandmother is to hear stories about the family members whose names are on a special quilt that Grandma had made, so Sadie is very sad when the quilt is blown away in a storm
Hop! by Phyllis Root( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
The nonstop antics of five baby bunnies have them bumping, tumbling, zigging, zagging, wiggling, twitching, thumping, and lunching
 
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Alternative Names
ルート, フィリス
Languages
English (159)
French (16)
Japanese (6)
Dutch (5)
German (4)
Finnish (4)
Chinese (3)
Korean (3)
Danish (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Swedish (1)
Welsh (1)
Norwegian (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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