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Brown, Marcia

Overview
Works: 139 works in 676 publications in 11 languages and 44,742 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Fairy tales  Folklore  Legends  Picture books  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcia Brown
Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )

53 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,921 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. Based on an old French tale
Cinderella, or, The little glass slipper by Charles Perrault( Book )

50 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 4,686 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 )

56 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hermit transforms a mouse into a cat, then a dog, and finally a tiger
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting images of shadow which represents the beliefs & ghosts of the past
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 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 115 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists
Dick Whittington and his cat by Marcia Brown( Book )

25 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,027 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 )

60 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 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
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 1,321 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 )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,067 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 )

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

The tale of a sly cat who wins for his master the lordship of a manor 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 1,021 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 )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 939 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 )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time Little Hippo is separated from his mother and he has a frightening encounter with a crocodile
Sopa de piedras by Marcia Brown( Book )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st & 2nd - Copy 1
Of swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for children by Violette Verdy( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 808 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 )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 716 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 blue jackal by Marcia Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Zulu and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid jackal becomes king of the forest by virtue of his extraordinary color
The flying carpet [retold from Richard Burton's translation of the Arabian nights] by Marcia Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 673 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 )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 622 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 Joan 1918-....

Marcia Brown amerikansk frfattare

Marcia Brown amerikansk skribent

Marcia Brown US-amerikanische Kinderbuchautorin und -illustratorin

Perrault, Charles

Weston Brown, Marcia

مارسیا براون نویسنده آمریکایی

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 KenyaSopa de piedras