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Littlewood, Karin

Works: 74 works in 191 publications in 7 languages and 9,098 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Science fiction  History  Pictorial works  Action and adventure fiction  Nature stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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 )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,164 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 695 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 )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Afrikaans and held by 575 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 511 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 484 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 454 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 388 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 )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 365 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Hindi and held by 290 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
Moonshadow's journey by Gillian Lobel( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 284 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
Christophe's story by Nicki Cornwell( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 282 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
Star girl by Karin Littlewood( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 261 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
Home for Christmas by Sally Grindley( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 257 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
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 213 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
Tara's tree house by Helen Dunmore( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 208 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
Immi by Karin Littlewood( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 179 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 day the rains fell by Anne Faundez( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 175 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 165 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 160 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+
The colour thief : a family's story of depression by Andrew Peters( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The Colour Thief is a story about depression. Written by Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, it recounts a child's experience of losing his father to depression. As the illness takes hold his father disappears into a world of pain and confusion taking with it the once colourful life they both shared. The boy fears that he is somehow to blame for his father's condition despite reassurances to the contrary. As the father seeks help a mere glint of colour reappears and with it hope that they can be full of colour once again. An ideal book for parents and carers to share with children to help them make sense of the devastating effects that depression can cause. Poignant illustrations show sensitivity and pain in equal measure. Bought to life by the award-winning illustrator Karin Littlewood. Depression affects 1 in 4 people at some point in their life. This book is a way to open up discussion to support children who may be experiencing depression within their family
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Alternative Names
Littlewood, Karen
리틀우드, 카린
리틀우드, 캐린
English (98)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Hindi (1)
Korean (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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