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Brown, Ruth 1941-

Works: 194 works in 983 publications in 19 languages and 42,167 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Legends  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Performer
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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 )
78 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,666 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 )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and French and held by 2,390 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 )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,104 libraries worldwide
Farmer Skipton is persuaded to enter his old carthorse, Bonny, in the Family Pets Class at the Darrowby Show. Suggested level: junior, primary
The Market Square dog by James Herriot( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Finnish and held by 1,718 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 English and French and held by 1,647 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 )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
A toad has a close call with a "monster."
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Finnish and held by 1,478 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
Ten seeds by Ruth Brown( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,359 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
James Herriot's treasury for children by James Herriot( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,330 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."
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,110 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 1,103 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
Ben's Christmas carol by Toby Forward( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
If at first you do not see by Ruth Brown( Book )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 907 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 )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 libraries worldwide
A stormy night awakens several sleeping animals
Gracie the lighthouse cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 854 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
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 826 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 )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Describes the pursuits Flossie loves best, such as gardening, helping make beds, collecting butterflies, getting in boxes, and sleeping
Baba Yaga & the wise doll : a traditional Russian folktale by Hiawyn Oram( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 747 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.--
The tale of two mice by Ruth Brown( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
When Bo and Billy need to leave their cozy mouse home and search the big old house for food and supplies, Bo fearlessly explores every nook and cranny while Billy tries to warn him about the cat he sees
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Alternative Names
Brown, Ruth
브라운, 러스 1941-
브라운, 루스 1941-
브라운, 루쓰 1941-
ブラウン, ルース
English (276)
French (31)
Spanish (10)
Chinese (9)
German (8)
Korean (3)
Finnish (3)
Dutch (2)
Arabic (2)
Breton (2)
Gujarati (2)
Urdu (1)
Bengali (1)
Turkish (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Somali (1)
Persian (1)
Catalan (1)
Czech (1)
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