WorldCat Identities

Baylor, Byrd

Overview
Works: 69 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 25,765 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Folklore  Nature stories  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B3435, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Byrd Baylor
 
Most widely held works by Byrd Baylor
Hawk, I'm your brother by Byrd Baylor( Book )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to learn to fly, Rudi adopts a hawk hoping that their kinship will bring him closer to his goal
The desert is theirs by Byrd Baylor( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and human life
When clay sings by Byrd Baylor( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daily life and customs of prehistoric southwest Indian tribes are retraced from the designs on the remains of their pottery
The way to start a day by Byrd Baylor( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe how people all over the world celebrate the sunrise
Everybody needs a rock by Byrd Baylor( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure
I'm in charge of celebrations by Byrd Baylor( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dweller in the desert celebrates a triple rainbow, a chance encounter with a coyote, and other wonders of the wilderness." -- Verso
Amigo by Byrd Baylor( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Desperately wanting a pet to love, a boy decides to tame a prairie dog who has already decided to tame the boy for his own pet" -- Title page verso
If you are a hunter of fossils by Byrd Baylor( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fossil hunter looking for signs of an ancient sea in the rocks of a western Texas mountain describes how the area must have looked millions of years ago
One small blue bead by Byrd Baylor( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy makes it possible for an old man in their primitive tribe to go in search of other men in far-off places
The best town in the world by Byrd Baylor( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nostalgic view of the best town in the world, where dogs were smarter, chickens laid prettier brown eggs, wildflowers grew taller and thicker, and the people knew how to make the best chocolate cakes and toys in the world
Desert voices by Byrd Baylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desert inhabitants describe the beauty of their home
The other way to listen by Byrd Baylor( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hoping and trying, the narrator is finally able to hear the hills singing
The table where rich people sit by Byrd Baylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature
Guess who my favorite person is by Byrd Baylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends play the game of naming their favorite things
Coyote cry by Byrd Baylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a coyote steals one of his collie's pups to raise, a shepherd boy learns that wild creatures must follow their instincts
Before you came this way by Byrd Baylor( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cave drawings prompt questions about the lives and purposes of their prehistoric creators
And it is still that way : legends( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Indian children retell 40 tribal legends in contemporary language
They put on masks by Byrd Baylor( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings and text present the many kinds of American Indian masks and their use with dances and songs to speak to the gods
Your own best secret place by Byrd Baylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the pleasures to be found in one's very own private place, whether it be a hollow in a tree, a sandy gully, or a secret sand dune
Moon song by Byrd Baylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After giving birth to Coyote Child and leaving him to fend for himself, Mother Moon listens for the moon song of all coyotes
 
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The way to start a day
Alternative Names
Baylor, Byrd 1924-

Baylor Schweitzer, Byrd.

Byrd Baylor American children's book author

Schweitzer, Byrd Baylor.

Schweitzer, Byrd Baylor 1924-

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The desert is theirsWhen clay singsThe way to start a dayEverybody needs a rockI'm in charge of celebrationsAmigoIf you are a hunter of fossilsOne small blue bead