WorldCat Identities

De Jong, Meindert 1906-1991

Overview
Works: 222 works in 990 publications in 21 languages and 24,475 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Religious fiction  History  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, j, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.D3675, [FIC]
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The wheel on the school by Meindert De Jong( Book )

119 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 16 languages and held by 4,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six school children bring the storks (harbingers of good luck) back to their little Dutch village. (A story) written with dramatic power and a deep insight into the minds and hearts of children."--Booklist. Newbery Medal; ALA Notable Children's Book
The house of sixty fathers by Meindert De Jong( Book )

100 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 13 languages and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone in a sampan with his pig and three ducklings, a little Chinese boy is whirled down a raging river, back to the town from which he and his parents had escaped the invading Japanese, and spends long and frightening days regaining his family and new home
Along came a dog by Meindert De Jong( Book )

39 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stray dog earns a home for himself by protecting a little red hen and her chicks from a preying hawk
Shadrach by Meindert De Jong( Book )

54 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davie finds it almost unbelievable that he has a pet rabbit all his own, and he's devastated on the day he goes out to the barn and finds that Shadrach has slipped out of his hutch and disappeared. Based on the author's own childhood in the Netherlands, this tells of Davie's great joy when his grandfather promises him a real rabbit for his very own pet and the anxious days until it finally arrives. Even after Davie had had the little black rabbit, Shadrach, for several weeks, it was still almost unbelievable. Every morning when Davie woke up it was a miracle all over again -- there in his grandfather's barn sat a wriggly black rabbit, and it was his. Davie had never been happier ... until the day Shadrach slipped through the slats of his hutch and disappeared
Hurry home, Candy by Meindert De Jong( Book )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely, little stray dog survives several terrifying experiences, and eventually finds a good home
Journey from Peppermint Street by Meindert De Jong( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the occurrences on a young boy's journey to visit an aunt and how these events affect his return journey and arrival at his home on Peppermint Street
The Easter cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she always wanted a cat, Millie was never allowed to keep one until she found one next to her Easter basket
The singing hill by Meindert De Jong( Book )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy moves to the country with his family and gets a new hat which floats down a stream, gets chewed by a horse, and protects a skunk's home from the rain
A horse came running by Meindert De Jong( Book )

40 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in 7 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a devastating tornado passes, a young boy finds himself all alone with two horses, one dying and the other badly injured
Far out the long canal by Meindert De Jong( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Wierum, at the edge of the North Sea, practically everyone could skate except the very littlest children ... and Moonta Riermersma, who was already nine years old. When ice finally came to the ditches and canals, Moonta was afire with enthusiasm, not only to learn to skate, but to let his skates lead him on to adventure. And when he heard of something called the New Church's Pipe, far out the long canal, he was determined to find it at any risk. (From publisher description)
The last little cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om en lille kattekillings tilværelse på en hundekennel
The big goose and the little white duck by Meindert De Jong( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy brings home a pet goose for his mother's birthday present, but grandfather threatens to eat it at his own eighty-eighth birthday dinner
Puppy summer by Meindert De Jong( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spending the summer on their grandparents farm, Jon and Vestri experience exciting adventures with three lovable puppies
Nobody plays with a cabbage by Meindert De Jong( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim's garden starts out filled with beans, broccoli, corn, carrots and cabbages, but after dogs, cats and chickens have taken their toll, one cabbage is left which grows and grows and shelters all kinds of animals
The little cow and the turtle by Meindert De Jong( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and Afrikaans and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little cow befriends three hoboes who feed her honey, two little boys who feed her apples, and a turtle on a valiant journey to the lake
The almost all-white rabbity cat by Meindert De Jong( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone in the family's new city apartment, a boy befriends a white cat that mysteriously appears and disappears
The mighty ones; great men and women of early Bible days by Meindert De Jong( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Holy Scriptures in the form of short stories
The tower by the sea by Meindert De Jong( Book )

23 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman who lives with a magpie and a cat is accused of witchcraft by the hysterical, superstitious inhabitants of a small dutch village, but an action of the cat and the wisdom of the woman bring the people to their senses
Smoke above the lane by Meindert De Jong( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the tramp and the little skunk become separated, the skunk wanders into town where he stops traffic and delays a parade
Dirk's dog, Bello by Meindert De Jong( Book )

27 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Dutch boy helps rescue a Great Dane washed up on the dike of his village, but the large dog eats so much that he becomes a problem that only the whole village can solve
 
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Alternative Names
De Jong, Meindert

De Jong, Meinert 1906-1991

Dejong, M. 1906-1991

Dejong, Meindert

Dejong, Meindert 1906-1991

DeJong, Meinert 1906-1991

Jong, M. de 1906-1991

Jong, Meindert de

Jong, Meindert de 1906-1991

Meindert DeJong American children's writer

Meindert DeJong Nederlands kinderboekenschrijver

Meindert DeJong nederländsk författare

Meindert DeJong nederlandsk skribent

Meindert DeJong niederländischer Kinderbuchautor

Meindert DeJong pisarz amerykański pochodzenia holenderskiego

Де Йонг, Мейндерт

מיינדרט דה יונג

میندرت دویونگ نویسنده هلندی

ディヤング, M

ディヤング, マインダート

マインダート・ディヤング

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The house of sixty fathersAlong came a dogShadrachHurry home, CandyThe Easter catThe singing hillA horse came runningThe almost all-white rabbity cat