WorldCat Identities

Foster, Joanna

Overview
Works: 46 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 4,669 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Illustrated works  Folklore  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  Bibliography  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Director
Classifications: D290, 909.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanna Foster
Dogs working for people by Joanna Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and brief text describe the skills of retrievers, sheep and cattle dogs, Seeing Eye dogs, greyhounds, bloodhounds, police dogs, watchdogs, huskies, and other canines that work for man
Illustrators of children's books, 1957-1966 by Lee Kingman( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartons, cans, and orange peels : where does your garbage go? by Joanna Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the composition of garbage and trash and discusses the various methods of disposing of it with an emphasis on recycling
The Magpies' nest by Joanna Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story, based on English folklore, explains why each bird builds its nest in a different way
Pages, pictures, and print : a book in the making by Joanna Foster( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The process by which a book is changed from the work of an author into a library volume is explained through a trip to a publishing house, a printing plant, a bindery, and the library
Pete's puddle by Joanna Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete delights in puddles and finds a perfect one in the back yard where he can make mud pies, sail boats, fill bottles, and see the whole world upside down
George Washington's world by Genevieve Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parallels events in the life of George Washington with those of other now-famous individuals who lived during his lifetime, and shows the role each of them played in the history of the world
Homes: shelter and living space by Joanna Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of housing and describes the variety of homes built by man
How to conduct effective picture book programs; a handbook by Joanna Foster( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln's world, 1809-1865 by Genevieve Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical survey of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas during the lifetime of Abraham Lincoln, examining people, places, and events which gave color to the world of the nineteenth century
Ride with me : Connecticut : Hartford to New York I-91/I-95 South by Joanna Foster( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps traveler to discover the stories behind historical roadside markers along Interstates 91 and 95 between Hartford and New York
Barbara Nechis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch watercolor artist Barbara Nechis work in her studio and learn details of her technique, composition and philosophy
Picture book parade( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three stories adapted from children's picture books. Animated with live-action introductions
Frank Webb( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Frank Webb paints two landscapes, talks about others of his paintings, and shares his thoughts about painting and art
What's a good book? : selecting books for children( Visual )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film raises many of the questions that are of concern to children's librarians everywhere. In particular it focuses on the problems of book selection and discusses such issues as the reliability of reviews, the criteria to be used when selecting books for children, the difficulty of catering for different tastes and the perennial dilemma of balancing quality with popularity, though it is pointed out that these attributes need not be mutually exclusive. Also raised are the questions of handling parental objections and the need for a written book selection policy. Various librarians and some young borrowers are interviewed and other experts were filmed while attending a symposium on children's literature at Ohio State University
Illustrators of children's books, 1744-1945. [Supplement] 1957-1966 by Bertha E. Mahony Miller( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture book parade( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents animated verions of children's books by Morton Schindel, Edward Lear and Barbara Cooney, and Tomi Ungerer
Rosie's walk and other stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three animated stories adapted from the children's books by Pat Hutchins, Virginia Lee Burton, and Pete Seeger, with live action introductions
Picture book parade by Lorie Erikson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three stories adapted from children's picture books. Animated with live-action introductions
Picture book parade( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three stories adapted from children's picture books. Animated with live-action introductions
 
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The Magpies' nest
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English (68)

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Abraham Lincoln's world, 1809-1865