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Brown, Marcia

Overview
Works: 135 works in 797 publications in 10 languages and 43,041 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore  Folk tales  Fables  Biography  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
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Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )

102 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 5,827 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 )

48 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 4,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper
Once a mouse- - : a fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,370 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 )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 4,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting image 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,957 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 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three clever soliders devise a plan to get food and lodging from the selfish inhabitants of a French village during the time of Napoleon
How the ostrich got its long neck : a tale from the Akamba of Kenya by Verna Aardema( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,253 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 )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perilous adventures of a toy soldier who loves a paper dancing girl culminate in tragedy for both of them
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the French fairy tale in which a clever cat wins his master a fortune and the hand of a princess
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven brothers, turned into wild swans by an evil stepmother, are saved by the sacrifices of their beautiful sister, Elise
All butterflies : an ABC cut by Marcia Brown( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 892 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 848 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 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of six ballets, including "Swan Lake," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Firebird."
Backbone of the king : the story of Paka'a and his son Ku by Marcia Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 680 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 662 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 )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice, city of cats and canals, a little striped cat is befriended by a canal boatman's son and gets a name and a home
The Bun : a tale from Russia by Marcia Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 589 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
Rapunzel : -- and more classic fairytales( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapunzel is a girl with the very long, golden hair; A pair of elves secretly create an amazing pair of shoes for a poor but kindly shoemaker; When a young girl befriends a mysterious elderly woman, magical things begin to happen; Follow the adventures of billy goats named Gruff as they bravely hunt for fresh green grass to eat; Lon Po Po brings lessons about strangers, trust and courage; A king falls in love with a princess after she hides her identity under a coat made of a thousand furs
 
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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

Марша Браун

מרשה בראון מורה אמריקאית

مارسيا براون

مارسیا براون نویسنده آمریکایی

브라운, 마르시아 1918-2015

브라운, 마샤 1918-2015

브라운, 마셔 1918-2015

ブラウン, マーシャ

マーシャ・ブラウン

Languages
English (401)

Japanese (30)

Spanish (25)

Chinese (13)

French (6)

Afrikaans (3)

Tamil (2)

Zulu (2)

Korean (2)

Swahili (1)

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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 childrenBackbone of the king : the story of Paka'a and his son Ku