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Brown, Marcia

Overview
Works: 125 works in 728 publications in 12 languages and 43,320 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Poetry  Folklore  Picture books  Fables  Folk tales  Legends  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
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Most widely held works by Marcia Brown
Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )

55 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast
Cinderella, or, The little glass slipper by Charles Perrault( Book )

40 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 4,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brown's illustrated translation of Perrault's tale in which Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper in her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect won the 1955 Caldecott medal
Once a mouse- - : a fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting images of Shadow which represents the beliefs and ghosts of the past and is brought to life wherever there is light, fire, and a storyteller
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 128 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalist
Dick Whittington and his cat by Marcia Brown( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of the poor boy in medieval England who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London
Stone soup by Marcia Brown( Recording )

66 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys the feast
How the ostrich got its long neck : a tale from the Akamba of Kenya by Verna Aardema( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale from the Akamba people of Kenya that explains why the ostrich has such a long neck
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toy tin soldier falls into the street and begins his travels. He goes by boat to the sea only to return home in the stomach of a fish
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar story of Puss in Boots with some added details that have never before been told--such as how Puss learned to walk upright in boots, how he practiced making faces in the mirror and how he gathered courage to face the giant
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven brothers who have been turned into swans by their evil stepmother are saved by their beautiful sister
All butterflies : an ABC cut by Marcia Brown( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches children the alphabet through the pairing of words, such as "All Butterflies," "Cat Dance," and "Elephants Fly," are set against illustrative woodcuts
How, hippo! by Marcia Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time Little Hippo is separated from his mother he has a frightening encounter with a crocodile
Of swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for children by Violette Verdy( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of six ballets, including "Swan Lake," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Firebird."
Sopa de piedras by Marcia Brown( Book )

36 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st & 2nd - Copy 1
Backbone of the king : the story of Paka'a and his son Ku by Marcia Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Hawaiian story of Paka and Kuapakaa, ther personal attendants of Keawenuiaumi ... collected, assembled, selected, and edited by Moses K. Nakuina. Honolulu, n.d. Translation from the Hawaiian by Dorothy M. Kahananui."
The flying carpet by Marcia Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Princess Husayn, Ali and Ahmad and their quest for the hand of Princess Nur-al Nihar
The blue jackal by Marcia Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid jackal becomes king of the forest by virtue of his extraordinary color
Felice by Marcia Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ensom lille kat bliver gode venner med en venetiansk dreng, der lærer at blive gondolfører
The Bun : a tale from Russia by Marcia Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bun gets away from the old man and his wife, the hare, the wolf, and the bear, but the cunning fox poses a different problem
 
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Stone soup : an old tale
Alternative Names
Brown, Marcia

Brown Marcia Joan 1918-....

Brown, Marcia Weston 1918-2015

Marcia Brown Amerikaans schrijfster (1918-2015)

Marcia Brown amerikansk författare

Marcia Brown amerikansk skribent

Marcia Brown US-amerikanische Kinderbuchautorin und -illustratorin

Perrault, Charles

Weston Brown, Marcia

Weston Brown, Marcia 1918-2015

מרשה בראון מורה אמריקאית

مارسیا براون نویسنده آمریکایی

브라운, 마르시아 1918-

브라운, 마샤 1918-

브라운, 마셔 1918-

ブラウン, マーシャ

マーシャ・ブラウン

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Cinderella, or, The little glass slipperOnce a mouse- - : a fable cut in woodShadowSing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poemsDick Whittington and his catStone soupHow the ostrich got its long neck : a tale from the Akamba of KenyaOf swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for children