WorldCat Identities

Peet, Bill

Overview
Works: 272 works in 1,135 publications in 12 languages and 67,491 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Picture books  Film adaptations  Drama  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Adapter, Performer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.P353, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Peet
The sword in the stone by Wolfgang Reitherman( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
The Wump World by Bill Peet( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wump World is an unspoiled place until huge monsters bring hordes of tiny creatures from the planet Pollutus
Chester the worldly pig by Bill Peet( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled pig sets his sights on being more than something to eat
Big bad Bruce by Bill Peet( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch
The Whingdingdilly by Bill Peet( Book )

50 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of a dog's life, Scamp visits the wicked little witch in the woods and becomes a whingdingdilly
The caboose who got loose by Bill Peet( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being last on the smoky, noisy freight train, Katy Caboose wishes for some way to escape from the endless track
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle and spring the Prince loose. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
Peter Pan by Browne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
How Droofus the dragon lost his head by Bill Peet( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he comes from a fierce family, Droofus is a good dragon undeserving of the price the king puts on his head
Kermit the hermit by Bill Peet( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness
The ant and the elephant by Bill Peet( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the animals the elephant rescues, only the tiny ant returns the favor
Farewell to Shady Glade by Bill Peet( Book )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When monstrous work machines from the city come and destroy Shady Glade, the animals hop a train to find a new place to live
Cowardly Clyde by Bill Peet( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a war horse, Clyde is an abysmal coward, but he finally decides that even if he isn't brave he can at least act brave
Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent by Bill Peet( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrus a shy and friendly serpent, finally realizes his ambition by heroically helping some voyagers though a storm and foiling some dastardly pirates
One hundred and one Dalmatians( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 Dalmatian puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the puppies and tries to buy them from their human owners, Roger and Anita. Cruella wants to get ahold of those puppies, as well as more puppies, to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat. She hires some thugs to kidnap the puppies and hold them at an abandoned mansion. Now Pongo and Perdita must use an animal communication system to help find all the puppies
Huge Harold by Bill Peet( Book )

22 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lively verse about Harold, a giant rabbit who has trouble finding a place to live, until he comes to a big, friendly barn with a kind farmer
Cock-a-doodle Dudley by Bill Peet( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley the rooster's ability to make the sun rise with his crowing is questioned by a spiteful goose, whose malice almost destroys the popular rooster
Buford, the little bighorn by Bill Peet( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an awkward and scrawny mountain sheep with oversized horns who escapes the hunters to become the sensation of a ski resort
Pamela Camel by Bill Peet( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tired and dejected circus camel finds long-sought-after recognition along a railroad track
The spooky tail of Prewitt peacock by Bill Peet( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prewitt the peacock's shamefully scraggly tail develops the appearance of a scary greeneyed monster, the other peacocks decide it has to go
 
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Big bad Bruce
Alternative Names
Bartlett Peet, William 1915-2002

Bill Peet Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1915-2002)

Bill Peet amerikansk författare och manusförfattare

Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

Bill Peet amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Bill Peet US-amerikanischer Zeichner und Geschichtenschreiber

Peed, William Bartlett 1915-2002

Peet, Billy 1915-2002

Peet, William B.

Peet, William B. 1915-2002

Peet, William Bartlett 1915-2002

Peet, William Bill

William Peed dessinateur et scénariste des Studios Disney

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Languages
English (379)

Danish (50)

German (21)

French (16)

Swedish (11)

Chinese (10)

Afrikaans (6)

Finnish (5)

Japanese (3)

Spanish (3)

Dutch (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
Chester the worldly pigBig bad BruceThe WhingdingdillyThe caboose who got looseHow Droofus the dragon lost his headKermit the hermitThe ant and the elephantFarewell to Shady Glade