WorldCat Identities

Krauss, Ruth

Overview
Works: 175 works in 799 publications in 16 languages and 31,013 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Illustrated works  Humorous fiction  Board books  Poetry  Romance fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PZ7.K875, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Krauss
The carrot seed by Ruth Krauss( Book )

83 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone tells a small boy that the carrot seed he has planted will never grow, but his patience is rewarded. Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants
The happy day by Ruth Krauss( Book )

46 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of winter, different forest animals awake and run sniffing through the trees to discover a single flower growing in the snow
Bears by Ruth Krauss( Book )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With just 27 words, the inimitable Ruth Krauss created a charming little universe. Now Maurice Sendak has turned her bears into a troupe of players in a slapstick comedy starring a familiar boy in a wolf suit
The growing story by Ruth Krauss( Book )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy worries throughout the summer that he's not getting bigger, but at the end of the season he tries on his winter clothes and realizes that he has grown
A hole is to dig : a first book of first definitions by Ruth Krauss( Book )

36 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book for young children that explains and illustrates simple and easily understood definitions such as a hole is to dig, hands are to hold, and arms are to hug
A very special house by Ruth Krauss( Book )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very special house was an imaginary one where a child could do as he pleased. Grades 1-2
You're just what I need by Ruth Krauss( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1999 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child hides beneath a blanket, Mother playfully wonders if the hidden bundle could be anything she needs
The happy egg by Ruth Krauss( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bird hatches from its egg and learns to fly
I'll be you and you be me by Ruth Krauss( Book )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of little stories, plays and poems about friendship, elephants, lost horses, snow and other important things
Goodnight, goodnight, sleepyhead by Ruth Krauss( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In simple rhyming text, a child says goodnight to the things around her
I can fly by Ruth Krauss( Book )

39 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl at play can fly like a bird, moo like a cow, and squirm like a worm
Open house for butterflies by Ruth Krauss( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book full of statements, some silly and some thoughtful, about good things to know and do
And I love you by Ruth Krauss( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple, rhythmic text follows a mother cat and her kitten as they discover the love of big forests for little trees, big skies for little skyscrapers, and parents for their children
Charlotte and the white horse by Ruth Krauss( Book )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the special bond in a girl's special friendship with a horse
The backward day by Ruth Krauss( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having decided that it is backward day, a boy dresses himself first in his coat, last in his socks, and continues in that way with the cooperation of his family
I want to paint my bathroom blue by Ruth Krauss( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child dreams of a rainbow house where all his friends can live
The carrot seed by Ruth Krauss( Recording )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants
La semilla de zanahoria by Ruth Krauss( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It won't come up," everyone warns the young boy in this story, who has great expectations for a carrot seed that he plants and tends carefully. The boy's conviction remains strong in the face of strong doubt and opposition. And to everyone's surprise except his, the carrot he eventually harvests grows as large as his faith, earning him first prize at the state fair. Young readers will learn the values of conviction and faith in this warm children's tale
Big and little by Ruth Krauss( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations describe some of the little things that big things love
Un día feliz by Ruth Krauss( Book )

6 editions published between 1949 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.06 for Crockett J ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Covers
The happy dayBearsThe growing storyA hole is to dig : a first book of first definitionsA very special houseYou're just what I needThe happy eggI'll be you and you be me
Alternative Names
Krauss, Ruth Ida 1901-1993

Krauss, Ruth Ida 1911-1993

Leisk Ruth Krauss

Leisk, Ruth Krauss 1901-1993

Ruth Krauss Amerikaans schrijfster (1901-1993)

Ruth Krauss amerikanische Kinderbuchautorin

Ruth Krauss amerikansk författare

Ruth Krauss amerikansk skribent

קראוס, רות 1911-1993

크라우스, 루스 1901-1993

クラウス, R

クラウス, ルース

ルース・クラウス

路斯.克劳斯

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