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Brown, Ruth 1941-

Overview
Works: 168 works in 844 publications in 19 languages and 44,822 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Legends  Picture books  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.B81698, [E]
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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 )
111 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 3,007 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 )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,559 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 )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,223 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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
The famous veterinarian tries to heal a stray dog and find him a home
Blossom comes home by James Herriot( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 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 )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,605 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
James Herriot's treasury for children by James Herriot( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
A collection of the author's stories for children, including "Moses the Kitten," "The Market Square Dog," and "Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb."
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
A toad has a close call with a "monster."
Ten seeds by Ruth Brown( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,419 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
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,203 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 1,175 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
If at first you do not see by Ruth Brown( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
A caterpillar has some scary adventures before becoming a beautiful butterfly. The reader needs to turn the book as he reads as there is writing around the sides of the pages
One stormy night by Ruth Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 libraries worldwide
A stormy night awakens several sleeping animals
Ben's Christmas carol by Toby Forward( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Abandoned as a kitten, a cat is taken in by a family at Christmas and becomes an important part of the household
Our cat Flossie by Ruth Brown( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Describes the pursuits Flossie loves best, such as gardening, helping make beds, collecting butterflies, getting in boxes, and sleeping
Gracie the lighthouse cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 860 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
The world that Jack built by Ruth Brown( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 805 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
Baba Yaga & the wise doll : a traditional Russian folktale by Hiawyn Oram( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Ruth Brown's stunning illustrations accompany an extraordinary fairy tale about a little girl who, with the advice of her wise doll, escapes a truly terrifying witch and her slimy, child-gobbling toads. After her jeweled toad is stolen, Baba Yaga devises a series of impossible tests for the little girl. If she passes them, she gets the toad, but if she doesn't the toad gets her
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Ruth
ブラウン, ルース
Languages
English (247)
French (46)
German (11)
Chinese (11)
Swedish (5)
Spanish (5)
Finnish (5)
Italian (4)
Arabic (3)
Breton (3)
Czech (3)
Gujarati (2)
Somali (1)
Bengali (1)
Urdu (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Persian (1)
Welsh (1)
Korean (1)
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