WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Ron

Overview
Works: 82 works in 407 publications in 15 languages and 10,388 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.M1319, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ron Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Ron Brooks
Old Pig by Margaret Wild( Book )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Old Pig knows that her time to die is near, she puts her affairs in order and takes a slow walk with Granddaughter to savor the beauty for one last time
John Brown, Rose, and the midnight cat by Jenny Wagner( Book )

71 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose's dog feels he can look after her without any help from a cat but Rose has different ideas
Fox by Margaret Wild( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An injured magpie and a one-eyed dog live happily together in the forest, until a jealous fox arrives to teach them what it means to be alone
The bunyip of Berkeley's Creek by Jenny Wagner( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and German and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creature from Berkely's Creek thinks he's a bunyip but no one agrees because bunyips simply don't exist
Rosie and Tortoise by Margaret Wild( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie the hare is afraid to hold her premature baby brother because he seems so fragile until their father tells her a special story about a tortoise and a hare
Aranea : a story about a spider by Jenny Wagner( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An industrious spider spends her days and nights spinning perfect webs
Henry's bath by Margaret Perversi( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of why only Henry should have a bath in Henry's bath, explaining that it just won't do for the cat, the dog, the hens, the ducks, the goat, or the cow. This book is about bath-time, and can be used to persuade the reluctant toddler into the bath
This baby by Julia McClelland( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew the bear sulks when he thinks about the new baby that is coming to his family, until his parents tell him how much they are going to need his help
Henry's bed by Margaret Perversi( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry does not want to go to sleep until he sees that his bed is not suited to his mother, father, cat, dog, hens, ducks, goat, or cow
Timothy and Gramps by Ron Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his grandfather's visit to his classroom, Timothy enjoys school more
The dream of the thylacine by Margaret Wild( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This arresting and beautiful picture book from Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks pictures the Tasmanian tiger, wild in the wilderness, then shows the last known member of the species held captive in a zoo. It is a lament for a lost species, and a compelling evocation of the place of animals in Nature
The coat by Julie Hunt( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coat stood in a paddock at the end of a row of strawberries. It was buttoned up tight and stuffed full of straw and it was angry. 'What a waste of me!' it yelled. Then along came a man. 'I could do with a coat like that, ' the man said. Together, swooping and swinging, they travelled to the Cafe Delitzia, and had the night of their lives
Go ducks go! by Maurice Burns( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family spends an enjoyable afternoon racing ducks down the river
On the day you were born by Margaret Wild( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'My daddy said, On the day you were born, I wrapped you up warm and took you for a walk to see the world ... A celebration of the glories of existence, the world as seen afresh on the birth of a new baby
Las aventuras de Oso y Plumas by Ursula Dubosarsky( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories about friends Honey and Bear. They do lots of things together, and although they sometimes feel bored or cross, they always look after each other. Suggested level: junior, primary
Motor Bill & the lovely Caroline by Jenny Wagner( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone likes Bill but no-one believes in his car except Caroline, who goes on a picnic with him
Time sweep by Valerie Weldrick( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy is mysteriously transported from present-day Sydney, Australia, to the London of 1862
The Viking bedtime treasury( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, and poems chosen for reading aloud to young children, illustrated by Ron Brooks, an Australian artist
The story of Australia by Don Watson( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaelogical excavation of Lake Mungo NSW - Aboriginal Australia - Tasmanian Aborigines - Portuguese and Dutch exploration of Australia; European impact on Aborigines - Convicts - Wool industry - Lachlan Macquarie - The Myall Creek Massacre - Caroline Chisolm - Gold; The Eureka Stockade - Burke and Wills - Raffaello Carboni - Peter Lalor - Ned Kelly - Disease in early Australia - Cheap labour - work in early Australia; Collingwood - work in Australian history - Migration and it's impact - Albert Namatjira - the Vietnam years - the Great Depression Early television (TV) - Home front (homefront) - Effects of war on Sydney & Darwin; Contains a Time-line at the beginning of each section of the book (timeline)
Hughie by David Martin( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conflict over the use of the new community swimming pool by Aborigines involves three Australian friends, two white, one Aborigine
 
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.24 for The Viking ... to 1.00 for [My world ...)

Rosie and Tortoise
Alternative Names
Brooks, James Ronald

Brooks, Ronald 1948-

ברוקס, רון

브룩스, 론

ブルックス, R

ブルックス, ロン

Languages
English (199)

German (27)

Spanish (23)

Chinese (13)

Japanese (12)

Dutch (12)

French (11)

Danish (6)

Korean (5)

Catalan (3)

Swedish (2)

Welsh (1)

Norwegian (1)

Afrikaans (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
John Brown, Rose, and the midnight catFoxRosie and TortoiseAranea : a story about a spiderHenry's bathHenry's bedThe dream of the thylacineLas aventuras de Oso y PlumasMotor Bill & the lovely Caroline