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Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 227 works in 1,098 publications in 13 languages and 33,545 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Board books  Fairy tales  Children's audiobooks  Songs  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Short films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, E
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Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

156 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 6,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

173 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 6,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little house out in the country is curious about life in the city, until the city grows around her and she misses her former life
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

79 editions published between 1943 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, can do a lot of things. In the summer she is a bulldozer, in the winter, she turns into a snowplough, waiting and waiting for her chance to be useful. Most of the winters, though, the snowfalls are mild and the town doesn't need Katy. But when the big one finally hits, the entire community is dependent on one little snowplough
Choo choo; the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

39 editions published between 1937 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
The emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen( Book )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rascally weavers convince the emperor they are making him beautiful new clothes, visible only to those fit for their posts, but during a royal procession in which he first wears them, a child whispers that the emperor has nothing on
Maybelle : the cable car by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maybelle loves to carry people up and down the hilly streets of San Francisco, until the City Fathers decide that she should be taken out of service in the name of progress
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

70 editions published between 1939 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Mulligan proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful
Life story by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates for children some theories about the origins of life. Shows the changing face of the earth from the first cataclysmic upheavals through the various ages of the tiny sea creatures, the flowering plants, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and finally the works of man
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

39 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
The fast Sooner hound by Arna Bontemps( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball
Mike Mulligan and more : a Virginia Lee Burton treasury by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four books by Caldecott Medal winner Virginia Lee Burton which feature characters who become heroes through determination and the ability to adapt to change
I stink! : --and more stories on wheels( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live through a stinky night in the life of a New York City garbage truck that likes to eat alphabet soup. Follow Mr. Gilly around Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage. Big diesel engines threaten to run Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel out of business until he finds just the job to prove their worth. An old tricycle is mistaken for trash, but just before being crushed for scrap metal, it magically speeds away on an adventure through town
Calico, the wonder horse, or The saga of Stewy Stinker by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

16 editions published between 1941 and 1997 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing horse Calico is responsible for capturing a gang of bad men, finding and rounding up the stolen cattle, and seeing that the Christmas party is a success, even for the outlaws
Song of Robin Hood by Anne Burnett Malcolmson( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and music of the original Robin Hood ballads
Song of Robin Hood by Grace Castagnetta( )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the ballads about Robin Hood
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. She was not used in winter, however, until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city. Then Katy plowed out everyone
Sad-faced boy by Arna Bontemps( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender and very amusing story of Slumber, a sad-faced, harmonica-playing black boy from Alabama who goes to Harlem with his two brothers and forms a band
Calico, the wonder horse by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Way out west in Cactus county lived a horse named Calico. She wasn't very pretty, but she was smart and could run like greased lightning. When villain Stewy Stinker threatens to hold up Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, will Calico the Wonder Horse be able to save the day?"--
Choo, choo by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
La casita by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
 
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The little houseKaty and the big snowChoo choo; the story of a little engine who ran awayThe emperor's new clothesMaybelle : the cable carMike Mulligan and his steam shovelLife storyThe little house
Alternative Names
Bāton, Bājinia Rī 1909–1968

Baton, Bajinia Rii 1909-1968

Bāton, Vājinia Rī 1909–1968

Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton 1909–1968

Lee Burton, Virginia

Lee Burton, Virginia 1909–1968

Virginia Lee Burton Amerikaans schrijfster (1909-1968)

Virginia Lee Burton auteur et illustratrice de livres pour enfants

Virginia Lee Burton US-amerikanische Illustratorin und Schriftstellerin

فرجينيا لى بورتون

فرجينيا لي بورتون

버튼, 버지니아 리 1909-1968

バ-ジニア リ- バ-トン 1909-1968

バージニア・リー・バートン

バートン, ヴァージニア・リー

バートン, バージニア・リー

弗吉尼亚·李·伯顿

維吉尼亞·李·巴頓

Languages
English (645)

Japanese (25)

Spanish (20)

German (9)

French (9)

Dutch (8)

Chinese (7)

Danish (6)

Swedish (6)

Korean (6)

Thai (2)

Norwegian (1)

Hebrew (1)