WorldCat Identities

Willard, Nancy

Overview
Works: 196 works in 420 publications in 1 language and 36,669 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Picture books  Fairy tales  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Signer, Creator, Former owner
Classifications: PS3573.I444, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Willard
A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard ( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 4,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
Beauty and the beast by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling, set in the early 1900's in New York City, of the traditional tale in which a kind and beautiful young woman, through her great capacity to love, releases a handsome young man from the spell which has made him into an ugly beast
Simple pictures are best by Nancy Willard ( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shoemaker and his wife being photographed for their wedding anniversary keep adding items to the picture despite the photographer's admonition that "Simple pictures are best."
The high rise glorious skittle skat roarious sky pie angel food cake by Nancy Willard ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As she is preparing a special angelfood cake for her mother's birthday, a girl is surprised by three angels who have dropped in for a taste
The sorcerer's apprentice by Nancy Willard ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvia, the new apprentice to the great magician Tattibo, steals one of his spells to complete an impossible task and accidentally creates chaos
Things invisible to see by Nancy Willard ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an effort to save his own life and the lives of his boyhood friends, a young soldier during World War II makes a wager with death. "He pits his local sandlot teacm against some of the greatest baseball players of all time."--Audio cassette container
The voyage of the Ludgate Hill : travels with Robert Louis Stevenson by Nancy Willard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's letters describes how the author and his wife survived a stormy ocean voyage with a shipload of exotic animals
Testimony of the invisible man : William Carlos Williams, Francis Ponge, Rainer Maria Rilke, Pablo Neruda by Nancy Willard ( Book )
9 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A starlit somersault downhill by Nancy Willard ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having made a plan to spend the winter with Bear napping in a cozy cave, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside
The flying bed by Nancy Willard ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A greedy baker buys his wife a magic bed that flies them to the master baker, where they are given special yeast that helps their bakery become, for a while, the most popular in Florence
Cinderella's dress by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of two magpies and her fairy godmother
Sister water by Nancy Willard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Into their lives come the healing presence of Sam Theopolis, a sometime waiter at the Buddha Uproar Cafe now hired to look after Jessie - and the disturbing presence of real estate developer Harvey Mack, who wants to buy the museum for a substantial sum and build a shopping mall on the site. And among them, too, come the mysterious creatures of the river on which Jessie lives - the river commonly known as the Huron, but in truth the one that joins the worlds of the living and the dead. How Jessie encounters once again the angel of death she first met so long ago; what happens when Sam and Harvey are, for vastly different reasons, drawn to one of her daughters; and how the river creatures ensure that justice is done when murder shakes the town are the elements of an enchanting tale that pulses with the heartbeat of family life and celebrates the redeeming power of love
The mountains of quilt by Nancy Willard ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four magicians lose their magic carpet which eventually finds its way into the center of a grandmother's quilt
The nightgown of the sullen moon by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the billionth birthnight of the full moon, the moon finally gets what she's really wanted--a nightgown such as people on Earth wear
The mouse, the cat, and Grandmother's hat by Nancy Willard ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mouse hiding under Grandmother's hat causes quite a commotion at her surprise birthday party
The tale I told Sasha by Nancy Willard ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A yellow ball rolls out of sight, over the Bridge of Butterflies, across the Field of Lesser Beasts through painted trees to the place where all lost things are found
Swimming lessons : new and selected poems by Nancy Willard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
and mythical: "I saw maples fanning the fire in their stars, / heard the coins of the aspens rattling like teeth, / saw cherry trees spraying fountains of light, / smelled the wine my heel pressed from ripe apples." In Nancy Willard's poems the stuff of everyday life is transformed: bathtubs are "melancholy tureens into which the moon ladles her light broth"; the optometrist's shop, where "from the lit shelves stare a hundred eyeglasses," brings about a charmed
East of the sun & west of the moon : a play by Nancy Willard ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell
Night story by Nancy Willard ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small boy tells about the fantastic events that may or may not have really occurred during his night's sleep when he took the night train to the country where nothing lasts
 
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Alternative Names
ウィラード, ナンシー
Languages
English (127)
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