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Ward, Helen 1962-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 548 publications in 16 languages and 19,798 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fables  Toy and movable books  Nature stories  Fantasy fiction  Stories in rhyme  Christmas music  History  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.G759, FIC
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Publications about Helen Ward
Publications by Helen Ward
Most widely held works about Helen Ward
 
Most widely held works by Helen Ward
The hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop by Helen Ward( Book )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 12 languages and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. Includes a key to the various animals pictured in the illustrations
Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris : being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926 by Emily Sands( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
Purports to be the journal of Emily Sands during her travels in Egypt in 1926 to find the lost tomb of Osiris. Based on real Egyptology, each chapter covers a different place in Egypt
The dragon machine by Helen Ward( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
George sees dragons everywhere, but since he is the only one that sees them trouble begins. He must lead the dragons back to the great wilderness where they belong and then find his way home again. Grades K-3. 2003
The tin forest by Helen Ward( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
An old man's persistent dreams transform a garbage dump into a forest full of life
The rooster and the fox by Helen Ward( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
A proud rooster is tricked by a sly fox
The animals' Christmas carol by Helen Ward( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Many different animals come to bestow their own special gifts on the newborn Christ Child. An original song inspired by "The Friendly Beasts."
Unwitting wisdom : an anthology of Aesop's fables by Helen Ward( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
An illustrated adaptation of twelve animal fables first told by the Greek slave Aesop
The town mouse and the country mouse : an Aesop fable by Helen Ward( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Aesop's well-known fable in which a country mouse visits a town mouse and they find they prefer very different ways of life. Set in 1930s New York at Christmas
Spots in a box by Helen Ward( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns
Finding Christmas by Helen Ward( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
A young girl wanders through the snow on Christmas Eve, looking for a gift for a very special someone. She happens upon a glowing toy shop, but before she can select a present, a mysterious old gentleman scoops up everything in the store
The king of the birds by Helen Ward( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
When chaos reigns among the birds, the oldest and wisest birds declare a contest to determine who will be their king
Little Moon Dog by Helen Ward( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Little Moon Dog plays with the mischievous fairies who come to tour the moon, but he later realizes that the Man in the Moon is his true friend
Old shell, new shell : a coral reef tale by Helen Ward( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 libraries worldwide
A hermit crab who has outgrown his shell searches for a new one among the creatures of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Includes a key which identifies the coral reef animals in the illustrations
Pirateology : the sea journal of Captain William Lubber, pirate hunter general, Boston, Massachusetts by Dugald Steer( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Within the fictitious journal of an eighteenth-century sea captain, readers can learn about the golden age of piracy--from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates' flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways
The boat by Helen Ward( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
A reclusive old man and his menagerie of strange animals are rescued by nearby villagers when flood waters threatened to engulf the little hill where he lives
Life in the dark by Joyce Pope( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Describes the habitats and activities of creatures that live in darkness
Mistaken identity by Joyce Pope( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Describes the many ways vulnerable animals protect themselves by making themselves difficult to see or mimicking better protected creatures
Living fossils by Joyce Pope( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Examines living animals and plants that have managed to survive as species over millions of years without undergoing change, including the shark, crocodile, horseshoe crab, and magnolia
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The enchanting story of Mole and his River Bank friends: gentle Raty, generous Badger, and the irrepressible Toad
On the move by Joyce Pope( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Describes the different methods that various animals use to move from place to place in order to find living space, food, and mates
 
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Alternative Names
Varda, Helēna 1962-
Ward Helena
ורד, הלן, 1962-
워드, 헬렌
ウォード, ヘレン
Languages
English (192)
Somali (4)
Spanish (3)
Tagalog (3)
Urdu (2)
Romanian (2)
Swahili (2)
Turkish (2)
Panjabi (2)
Hindi (2)
Bengali (1)
Vietnamese (1)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Gujarati (1)
Korean (1)
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