WorldCat Identities

Krauss, Ruth

Overview
Works: 185 works in 820 publications in 17 languages and 30,707 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, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.K875, E
Publication Timeline
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The carrot seed by Ruth Krauss( Book )

89 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants
The happy day by Ruth Krauss( Book )

53 editions published between 1947 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caldecott Honor Book, 1950
Bears by Ruth Krauss( Book )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,194 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 2,028 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 )

38 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 1,957 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 )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in English and held by 976 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 900 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 850 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 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 791 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 790 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 728 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 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 601 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 )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 521 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 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy planted a carrot seed. His mother says, "I'm afraid it won't come up." His father and his big brother agree. At first, it seems they're right. But the little boy knows better. So, every day, he pulls up weeds and waters the ground until, one day, just as the little boy knew it would, something very special happens. This is a story with a very special message
La semilla de zanahoria by Ruth Krauss( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 506 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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and illustrations describe some of the little things that big things love
Somebody else's nut tree and other tales from children by Ruth Krauss( Book )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of poems and brief tales on a variety of subjects
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.06 for Crockett J ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The carrot seed The carrot seed
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

روث كراوس

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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