WorldCat Identities

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 170 works in 871 publications in 14 languages and 33,408 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Board books  Fairy tales  Children's films  Short films  Animated films  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.B954, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Virginia Lee Burton
 
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The little house : by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

166 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

114 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

55 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. She was not used in winter, however, until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city. Then Katy plowed out everyone
The emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor shows his stupidity when he walks through the city in the invisible suit two rascal tailors made for him
Choo choo; the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

33 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

57 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the electric, gasoline, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Maybelle, the cable car by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maybelle is a San Francisco cable car. This tale recounts the battle to keep the cable cars running on the San Francisco hills when the city fathers decide they should be scrapped
Life story : a play in five acts by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates for children some theories about the origins of life. Shows the changing face of the earth from the first cataclysmic upheavals through the various ages of the tiny sea creatures, the flowering plants, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and finally the works of man
The little house by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

33 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her
The fast Sooner hound by Arna Bontemps( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball
I stink! : --and more stories on wheels by Kate McMullan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live through a stinky night in the life of a New York City garbage truck that likes to eat alphabet soup. Follow Mr. Gilly around Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage. Big diesel engines threaten to run Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel out of business until he finds just the job to prove their worth. An old tricycle is mistaken for trash, but just before being crushed for scrap metal, it magically speeds away on an adventure through town
Mike Mulligan y su máquina maravillosa by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another
Song of Robin Hood by Anne Burnett Malcolmson( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and music of the original Robin Hood ballads
Mike Mulligan and more : a Virginia Lee Burton treasury by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four books by Caldecott Medal winner Virginia Lee Burton which feature characters who become heroes through determination and the ability to adapt to change
Katy and the big snow by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

20 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. She was not used in winter, however, until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city. Then Katy plowed out everyone
Song of Robin Hood( )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the ballads about Robin Hood
Sad-faced boy by Arna Bontemps( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender and very amusing story of Slumber, a sad-faced, harmonica-playing black boy from Alabama who goes to Harlem with his two brothers and forms a band
Choo, choo by Virginia Lee Burton( Recording )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little engine decides it could be much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself
Calico, the wonder horse by Virginia Lee Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Way out west in Cactus county lived a horse named Calico. She wasn't very pretty, but she was smart and could run like greased lightning. When villain Stewy Stinker threatens to hold up Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, will Calico the Wonder Horse be able to save the day?"--
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children's classic with Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, who dug the great canals, made the long highways and flattened the first landing fields. Until one day, when Mike discovers that his friend has been replaced by newer shovels. When Mike refuses to abandon his steam-powered pal, the two set off for the tiny town of Popperville, where they rise to a final, triumphant challenge. Enriched with skill-building games and exciting learning activities
 
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The little house
Alternative Names
Bāton, Bājinia Rī 1909–1968

Baton, Bajinia Rii 1909-1968

Bāton, Vājinia Rī 1909–1968

Burton, Virginia Lee 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee 1909–1968

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton

Demetrios, Virginia Lee Burton 1909–1968

Lee Burton, Virginia

Lee Burton, Virginia 1909–1968

Virginia Lee Burton Amerikaans schrijfster (1909-1968)

Virginia Lee Burton auteur et illustratrice de livres pour enfants

Virginia Lee Burton US-amerikanische Illustratorin und Schriftstellerin

버튼, 버지니아 리 1909-1968

バ-ジニア リ- バ-トン 1909-1968

バージニア・リー・バートン

バートン, ヴァージニア・リー

バートン, バージニア・リー

Languages
English (501)

Japanese (20)

Chinese (13)

Danish (13)

Spanish (12)

Dutch (9)

French (8)

German (6)

Swedish (6)

Korean (3)

Thai (2)

Hebrew (1)

Norwegian (1)

Afrikaans (1)

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Mike Mulligan and his steam shovelKaty and the big snowThe emperor's new clothesChoo choo; the story of a little engine who ran awayMike Mulligan and his steam shovelMaybelle, the cable carLife story : a play in five actsThe little house