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Brown, Ruth 1941-

Overview
Works: 166 works in 743 publications in 15 languages and 41,319 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Fairy tales  Legends  Picture books  Pictorial works  Lift-the-flap books  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Performer
Classifications: SF445.7, 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
The Christmas Day kitten by James Herriot( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,475 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 2,175 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 )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Finnish and held by 1,782 libraries worldwide
The famous veterinarian tries to heal a stray dog and find him a home
A dark, dark tale : story and pictures by Ruth Brown( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
Een ondernemend poesje gaat een verlaten kasteel in het bos binnen en vindt daar in een oude speelgoedkast een muisje. Een prentenboek met weinig tekst en donkere geheimzinnige illustraties
Blossom comes home by James Herriot( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 1,715 libraries worldwide
To make room for a younger cow, Farmer Dakin reluctantly takes his old cow Blossom to market with surprising results. Suggested level: junior, primary
The big sneeze by Ruth Brown( Book )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Finnish and held by 1,527 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 )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,451 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."
Ten seeds by Ruth Brown( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,387 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
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
A toad has a close call with a "monster."
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,162 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 1,136 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 948 libraries worldwide
A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
One stormy night by Ruth Brown( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 943 libraries worldwide
A stormy night awakens several sleeping animals
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 872 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 862 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 837 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 781 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 )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 768 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 )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 767 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
Languages
English (193)
French (26)
Spanish (10)
German (9)
Chinese (4)
Finnish (3)
Dutch (2)
Breton (2)
Urdu (1)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Welsh (1)
Catalan (1)
Gujarati (1)
Czech (1)
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