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Littlewood, Karin

Works: 69 works in 174 publications in 8 languages and 9,151 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Science fiction  History  Nature stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B3568, E
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Publications about Karin Littlewood
Publications by Karin Littlewood
Most widely held works by Karin Littlewood
The color of home by Mary Hoffman( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave
Immi's gift by Karin Littlewood( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Day after day in the frozen north, a young Inuit girl catches brightly-colored objects while ice fishing and uses them to decorate her igloo, until the ice begins to melt and she drops in a gift of her own before leaving for the season
Home now by Lesley Beake( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Afrikaans and held by 608 libraries worldwide
After the death of her parents, young Sieta goes to live with her Aunty on the other side of the mountains, but she is sad and lonely until she meets a young elephant who has also lost his family
The most important gift of all by David Conway( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Ama wants to give her new baby brother the gift of love as her grandma has suggested, so she goes in search of this important present
Catherine's story by Genevieve Moore( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Catherine, a young girl with multiple learning disabilities whose challenges include being unable to speak, walk without assistance, and understand a lot of what is said to her, has many characteristics and abilities that make her special
Gemma and the baby chick by Antonia Barber( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Gemma, who collects eggs from the hen house, discovers a hen sitting on her eggs and helps save a chick that is slow to hatch
I say a little prayer for you by Hal David( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of the popular song, an African American mother expresses her love for her daughter as the two celebrate the girl's birthday
Science fiction stories ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of science fiction short stories and excerpts from longer works by a variety of authors including H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, and Isaac Asimov
Chanda and the mirror of moonlight by Margaret Bateson-Hill( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
In an original story inspired by Hindu folklore, Chanda--an Indian girl who has been reduced to a mere servant by her stepmother--meets a prince while sitting by the river gazing into the mirror that was a gift from her mother
Christophe's story by Nicki Cornwell( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Coping with a new country, a new school and a new language, Christophe wants to tell everyone why he had to leave Rwanda. He is determined to find a way to break through all these barriers so he can share his story
Moonshadow's journey by Gillian Lobel( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
When his beloved grandfather is killed in a storm while leading the swan flock south for the winter, Moonshadow is reassured by his father that the flock will go on with Grandfather always in their hearts
Home for Christmas by Sally Grindley( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
The dream of becoming part of a family comes true for a homeless boy in Bethlehem when he is awakened in a manger to the loving reception of Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus on a blessed winter's night many years ago
Star girl by Karin Littlewood( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Gracie has a star. Every night it shines for her outside her bedroom window. "You're my special star," she whispers. But every morning, as dawn breaks, Gracie's star fades from the sky. So one sparkling night Gracie climbs the tallest tree and gently takes her star out of the sky. Now she will have it with her all the time. But what a disappointment! In Gracie's hands, her star lies dull, cold, and grey. She fills her room with sparkly things, puts the star in a tide pool, and takes it to the place where the fireflies flitter. But nothing can make her star shine. At last Gracie knows what she has to do ... and that night she gets a wonderful surprise
Tara's tree house by Helen Dunmore( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Tara begins her visit with Gran unhappy and bored, but when the man in the apartment downstairs allows others in the building to use his garden, she not only has a place to play, she learns what it was like to be a child during World War II. Includes facts about evacuees and victory gardens
Leah's Christmas story by Margaret Bateson-Hill( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Dutch and English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Leah, the innkeeper's daughter, and her involvement in the birth of Jesus. Suggested level: junior, primary
The day the rains fell by Anne Faundez( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A creation story set in the wilted, lifeless African savannah
Swallow journey by Vivian French( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Explores the migration of the swallows
Lucy and the big bad wolf by Ann Jungman( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Lucy Jones is walking through the forest wearing her red anorak, when a wolf leaps out and tells her. Lucy assures him that she is not Red Riding Hood, but the wolf doesn't believe her. He follows her all the way to London, where her granny and granddad live in a tower block. The wolf decides to stay and pretend to be a dog and causes chaos on the estate. 8 yrs+
Immi by Karin Littlewood( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Immi's home is in a frozen, white land. She lives alone; no one ever visits. Then one day, as she fishes for her supper, she finds a beautiful wooden bird at the end of her line, the most colourful thing she's ever seen. The next day she finds a red flower, then an organge starfish, a purple feather
The color thief : a family's story of depression by Andrew Peters( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
When a child's father suffers from depression and the colors of his world are stolen, he worries that his father's gloom is somehow his fault; but as his father's condition improves with help, the color starts to return
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English (85)
Spanish (5)
Chinese (4)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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