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Petričić, Dušan

Works: 103 works in 246 publications in 7 languages and 14,417 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  Folklore  Picture books for children  Pictorial works  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Miscellanea 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Editor, Creator, Adapter, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.M927, [E]
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Publications about Dušan Petričić
Publications by Dušan Petričić
Most widely held works by Dušan Petričić
Bone button borscht by Aubrey Davis( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Hebrew and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A poor beggar arrives in town and wanders from door to door seeking food and shelter, only to be turned away by all the townsfolk. Undaunted, he removes the bone buttons from his coat and entices the townsfolk to cooperate to make enough "bone button borscht" to feed them all
A dangerous engine : Benjamin Franklin, from scientist to diplomat by Joan Dash( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
At the time of his famous kite experiment, Benjamin Franklin was unaware that his theories about electricity had already made him a celebrity all over Europe, especially in France, where fashionable circles loved to discuss scientific discovery. Admired by the French court and beloved by French citizens, Franklin effectively became America's first foreign diplomat, later helping to enlist France's military and financial support for the American Revolution. A father of the revolution and a signer of the Constitution, Franklin was a lightning rod in political circles - "a dangerous Engine," according to a critic. And although he devoted the last twenty-five years of his life to affairs of state, his first love was always science. Handsome pen-and-ink drawings highlight moments in this revolutionary thinker's life
The enormous potato by Aubrey Davis( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
A farmer's potato grows to such an enormous size that he needs the help of his wife, his daughter, a dog, a cat, and a mouse to pull it up
Let's play : traditional games of childhood by Camilla Gryski( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Serbian and held by 891 libraries worldwide
Contains instructions for a variety of traditional childhood games, most of which are hundreds of years old, including tag, hide-and-seek, leapfrog, hopscotch, marbles, and others
Mattland by H. J Hutchins( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Matt's new subdivision is nothing but rocks and mud, but with help from his imagination and friends he maps out a new world
Bagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
As Benny helps out in his grandfathers's bakery, he also learns some important life lessons
When apples grew noses and white horses flew : tales of Ti-Jean by Jan Andrews( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Follows the foolish, yet wise, Ti-Jean through three adventures as he outwits a greedy princess, a tiny scoundrel, and a very clever girl, in a collection of stories based on French-Canadian folk literature
Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 617 libraries worldwide
In this story told mainly with words that begin with the letters "b" and "d," Bashful Bob, abandoned and raised by dogs, meets Doleful Dorinda, who deals with dirty dishes, and the two become fast friends and eventually heroes
The man with the violin by Kathy Stinson( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 609 libraries worldwide
When Dylan hears someone playing their violin in the subway he wants to stop and listen, but his mother and other commuters ignore the violinist completely
Mud puddle by Robert N Munsch( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Jule Ann sits under a tree or in a sandbox, or even wears a raincoat on a sunny day, the mud puddle will follow her and make her dirty, until one day she battles the persistent puddle with two bars of soap, chasing it away forever
The queen's feet by Sarah Ellis( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Queen Daisy's feet often misbehave by doing such things as wearing silly shoes, walking into a pond during lunch, and kicking a mean king in the ankle, until the queen and her advisors come up with a solution
Rude Ramsay and the roaring radishes by Margaret Atwood( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 568 libraries worldwide
In this story told mainly with words that begin with the letter "r," Rude Ramsay goes on an adventure with his friend Ralph the red-nosed rat
Wings and rockets : the story of women in air and space by Jeannine Atkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of women who have dared to challenge prejudices and rules to take their place in the skies--from Katherine Wright and Bessie Coleman to Jackie Cochran, Shannon Lucid, and Eileen Collins
How high can we climb? : the story of women explorers by Jeannine Atkins( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Profiles twelve women explorers of the land, sea, and air: Jeanne Baret, Florence Baker, Annie Smith Peck, Josephine Peary, Arnarulunguaq, Elisabeth Casteret, Nicole Maxwell, Sylvia Earle, Junko Tabei, Kay Cottee, Sue Hendrickson, and Ann Bancroft
Mr. Zinger's hat by Cary Fagan( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
When Mr. Zinger's hat flies in and interrupts Leo's playing, the two of them construct a story as to how exactly the hat took off
Lickety-split by Robert Heidbreder( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
A small boy has numerous rhyming adventures
Ned Mouse breaks away by Tim Wynne-Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned for the heinous crime of writing "The government is unfair to mice!" in his spinach, Ned Mouse tries to make a jailbreak
Jacob Two-Two on the high seas by Cary Fagan( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Fagan resurrects the late Mordecai Richler's most famous character for a new adventure released to accompany freshly illustrated editions of the three original episodes
In the tree house by Andrew Larsen( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
An evocative story about two brothers who are growing up (one faster than the other), an unusual summer night and a special tree house that proves childhood is not just a time but also a place
The grandmother doll by Alice Bartels( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Kathy, grumpy at being home sick with the flu, learns she can still have fun when her mother's old doll begins to talk
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Alternative Names
Petricic, Dusan
‏פטריצ'יק, דושאן.
פטרישיץ׳, דושאן
English (109)
Serbian (6)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Hebrew (2)
Croatian (1)
Korean (1)
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