WorldCat Identities

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 209 works in 1,034 publications in 14 languages and 33,474 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Board books  Fairy tales  Children's audiobooks  Animated films  Children's films  Short films  Songs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, E
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Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

137 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they find a new opportunity in a very surprising place
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

164 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 6,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

71 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, goes to work for the Highway Dept. of the city of Geoppolis and keeps the roads clear of dirt and snow
Choo choo; the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

39 editions published between 1937 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Zulu and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor shows his stupidity when he walks through the city in the invisible suit two rascal tailors made for him
Maybelle, the cable car by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

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

Maybelle is a San Francisco cable car. This tale recounts the battle to keep the cable cars running on the San Francisco hills when the city fathers decide they should be scrapped
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

70 editions published between 1939 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,272 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
Life story : a play in five acts by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 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 )

40 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 814 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 765 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 705 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
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 673 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
I stink! : --and more stories on wheels by Kate McMullan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 663 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
Song of Robin Hood by Anne Burnett Malcolmson( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 607 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 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, goes to work for the Highway Dept. of the city of Geoppolis
Sad-faced boy by Arna Bontemps( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 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 )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 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 223 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 )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 198 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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Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel
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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 story : a play in five actsThe 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 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 (614)

Spanish (20)

Japanese (18)

Chinese (12)

German (9)

French (9)

Dutch (8)

Swedish (7)

Danish (5)

Korean (4)

Thai (2)

Zulu (2)

Hebrew (1)

Norwegian (1)