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Brown, Ruth 1941-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 778 publications in 19 languages and 41,698 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Biography  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Humor  History  Personal narratives  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Performer
Classifications: SF426.2, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ruth Brown
Publications by Ruth Brown
Most widely held works about Ruth Brown
 
Most widely held works by Ruth Brown
A dark, dark tale : story and pictures by Ruth Brown( Book )
104 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 2,894 libraries worldwide
Journeying through a dark, dark house, a black cat surprises the only inhabitant of the abandoned residence
The Christmas Day kitten by James Herriot( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present
Bonny's big day by James Herriot( Book )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,193 libraries worldwide
Farmer Skipton is persuaded to enter his old carthorse, Bonny, in the Darrowby Pet Show
The Market Square dog by James Herriot( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Finnish and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
The famous veterinarian tries to heal a stray dog and find him a home
Blossom comes home by James Herriot( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
To make room for a younger cow, Farmer Dakin reluctantly takes his old cow Blossom to market with surprising results
The big sneeze by Ruth Brown( Book )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
James Herriot's dog stories by James Herriot( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
A collection of the author's stories most loved stories for children
Ten seeds by Ruth Brown( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
A lesson in simple subtraction is combined with the growth of plants. 10 seeds are planted but, thanks to one ant, one mouse, one pigeon and several other creatures, seeds go missing and plants get eaten, except one
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
Nobody knows why a stray cat keeps sneaking away from his new home until he begins turning up at social events all over the village
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
A toad has a close call with a "monster."
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Mole, Rabbit, and Mouse postpone their picnic and stay underground when a threatening dog comes by
Smudge, the little lost lamb by James Herriot( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Smudge, a new twin lamb, gets into trouble when he pushes under the fence & goes free. After leaving Farmer Cobb's flock and exploring the outside world, Smudge the lamb has trouble returning home. Smudge is an adorable black-and-white lamb, who lives in Farmer Cobb's farmyard with his mother and many other animals. One fine spring day, though, Smudge decides to see the world outside Farmer Cobb's fence, and finds himself on a glorious adventure-until he discovers that he can't get back in. Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb, James Herriot's newest story for children, is another delightful addition to the beloved country veterinarian's award-winning series of books for young readers
The shy little angel by Ruth Brown( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 963 libraries worldwide
One little angel is reluctant to join the others in rejoicing at the birth of Jesus in a school recreation of the Nativity
Ben's Christmas carol by Toby Forward( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
The ghost of Greyfriar's Bobby by Ruth Brown( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 915 libraries worldwide
The gardener tells of the devoted dog who lingered near his master's grave from 1858 until his own death in 1872 and who won the affection of an entire town in Scotland
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Abandoned as a kitten, a cat is taken in by a family at Christmas and becomes an important part of the household
Gracie the lighthouse cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 866 libraries worldwide
While Grace Darling, daughter of the Longstone Lighthouse keeper on England's Farne Islands, is helping to rescue nine shipwreck victims, her cat Gracie goes out into the terrible storm to rescue her kitten
Our cat Flossie by Ruth Brown( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Describes the pursuits Flossie loves best, such as gardening, helping make beds, collecting butterflies, getting in boxes, and sleeping
The world that Jack built by Ruth Brown( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 786 libraries worldwide
In this variation on "The House that Jack Built," the cumulative text reveals that Jack's action of building a factory on his land has a damaging effect on his surroundings
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Ruth
브라운, 러스 1941-
브라운, 루스 1941-
브라운, 루쓰 1941-
ブラウン, ルース
Languages
English (230)
French (42)
German (12)
Spanish (8)
Chinese (6)
Vietnamese (4)
Urdu (4)
Bengali (2)
Dutch (2)
Turkish (2)
Arabic (2)
Gujarati (2)
Breton (2)
Finnish (2)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Welsh (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Czech (1)
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