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Sawyer, Ruth 1880-1970

Overview
Works: 131 works in 586 publications in 11 languages and 20,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Tall tales  Humorous fiction  Christmas stories  Short stories  Folklore  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Creator, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.S269, FIC
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Most widely held works about Ruth Sawyer
 
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The twenty-one balloons by William Pène du Bois( Book )

64 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discoveries and adventures of ten-year-old Lucinda, who spends a wonderful year exploring the New York City of the 1890's
The way of the storyteller by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

81 editions published between 1942 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expert's advice on the art of storytelling with 11 charming folk tales
Journey cake, ho! by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny is leaving the farm because of hard times when his Journey Cake leads him on a merry chase that results in a farm yard full of animals and the family all together again
Joy to the world : Christmas legends by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six Christmas carols and six Christmas stories from around the world
The long Christmas by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

35 editions published between 1941 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories interspersed with carols and Christmas rhymes
The remarkable Christmas of the cobbler's sons by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in 7 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor cobbler and his three sons worry about having food for their Christmas feast, until a playful goblin king pays them a visit
Told under the Christmas tree : an umbrella book by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems based on Christmas and Hanukkah
The Christmas Anna angel by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

17 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of the war, Anna was told there would be no Christmas cakes, but she believed that Christmas Angel would make them possible
This way to Christmas by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

16 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely boy in snowy hill country at Christmas meets a "locked-out fairy" who introduces him to equally lonely neighbors and each tells him a unique story of the Christmas season
The enchanted schoolhouse by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish lad catches a leprechaun to take with him on a trip to America, where he impresses his new friends with the splendors of his homeland and helps bring a new schoolhouse to the town
The wee Christmas cabin of Carn-na-ween by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oona Hegarty, a poor woman, has always longed for her own cabin, and on Christmas Eve, after being trapped in the snow with no shelter, she finds a group of wee people who work to grant her wish
The year of the Christmas dragon by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mexican lad finds a Chinese dragon on the hillside and, in return for feeding the dragon and telling him old tales, the dragon helps the boy's village celebrate the Christmas fiesta
Maggie Rose, her birthday Christmas by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight-year-old Maine girl determines in June to sell enough berries that summer so that she and her shiftless family can give a proper celebration for her birthday Christmas
Daddles : the story of a plain hound-dog by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddles, a joyful hunting dog, is the seasonal pet of a brother and sister who spend their summers in Maine
The year of jubilo by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

16 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father dies and the family firm goes bankrupt, Lucinda and her family move to Maine
My Spain; a storyteller's year of collecting by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's account of her trip to pre-Revolutionary Spain to gather folk and fairy tale material for American children
Picture tales from Spain by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1964 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The least one by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

16 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of Paco and his love for Chiquitico, the least important of his father's three burros. Grades 5-7
Dietrich of Berne and the dwarf king Laurin; hero tales of the Austrian Tirol by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Dietrich of Berne whose daring and courage won him many battles and friendships but never the thing he desired most--the hand of the Snow Queen
More favorite stories old and new for boys and girls by Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative group of stories selected by the director of the Child Study Association of America which combines the best of the classic literary heritage and the best of contemporary writers
 
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The twenty-one balloons
Alternative Names
Durand, Lucinda.

Durand, Lucinda 1880-1970

Durand, Ruth Sawyer.

Durand, Ruth Sawyer 1880-1970

Ruth Sawyer Amerikaans schrijfster (1880-1970)

Ruth Sawyer amerikansk författare

Ruth Sawyer amerikansk skribent

Sawyer Durand, Ruth.

Sōyā, Rūsu 1880-1970

סוייר, רות

ソーヤー, ルース

ルース・ソーヤー

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The way of the storytellerJourney cake, ho!The remarkable Christmas of the cobbler's sonsThe wee Christmas cabin of Carn-na-ween