WorldCat Identities

Brown, Marcia

Overview
Works: 146 works in 820 publications in 11 languages and 40,081 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Poetry  Fables  Picture books  Folklore  Biographies  Legends  Folk literature 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcia Brown
Stone soup : an old tale by Marcia Brown( Book )

101 editions published between 1947 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 5,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast
Once a mouse ... A fable cut in wood by Marcia Brown( Book )

75 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 4,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting images of Shadow which represents the beliefs and ghosts of the past and is brought to life wherever there is light, fire, and a storyteller
Cinderella; or, The little glass slipper by Charles Perrault( Book )

48 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and held by 3,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper
Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 128 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists
Dick Whittington and his cat by Marcia Brown( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of the poor boy in medieval England who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London
Stone soup by Marcia Brown( Recording )

73 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hungry soldiers outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being accidentally launched on a dangerous and terrible voyage, a one-legged soldier finds his way back to his true love--a paper dancing girl
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful princess tries to set her eleven brothers free from the evil spell which has turned them into wild swans
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar story of Puss in Boots with some added details that have never before been told--such as how Puss learned to walk upright in boots, how he practiced making faces in the mirror and how he gathered courage to face the giant
All butterflies : an ABC cut by Marcia Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches children the alphabet through the pairing of words, such as "All Butterflies," "Cat Dance," and "Elephants Fly," are set against illustrative woodcuts
How, hippo! by Marcia Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time Little Hippo is separated from his mother and he has a frightening encounter with a crocodile
Cinderella, or, The little glass slipper : a free translation from the French of Charles Perrault by Charles Perrault( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella is abused and exploited by her stepmother and stepsisters after her father's remarriage, but she is able to attend a royal ball with the help of her fairy godmother. The king's son falls in love with her, and when she is forced to flee at midnight, the prince is able to locate her with the glass slipper she left behind. Because she is good, Cinderella accepts her stepsisters' apologies and forgives them, allowing them to share her good fortune
Of swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for children by Violette Verdy( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of six ballets, including "Swan Lake, " "Sleeping Beauty, " and "Firebird."
Backbone of the king : the story of Paka'a and his son Ku by Marcia Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Hawaiian story of Paka and Kuapakaa, the personal attendants of Keawenuiaumi ... collected, assembled, selected, and edited by Moses K. Nakuina. Honolulu, n.d. Translation from the Hawaiian by Dorothy M. Kahananui" -- title-page verso
The blue jackal by Marcia Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid jackal becomes king of the forest by virtue of his extraordinary color
The flying carpet by Marcia Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Princess Husayn, Ali and Ahmad and their quest for the hand of Princess Nur-al Nihar
Felice by Marcia Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice, city of cats and canals, a little striped cat is befriended by a canal boatman's son and gets a name and a home
The Bun : a tale from Russia by Marcia Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bun gets away from the old man and his wife, the hare, the wolf, and the bear, but the cunning fox poses a different problem
Rapunzel : -- and more classic fairytales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapunzel is a girl with the very long, golden hair; A pair of elves secretly create an amazing pair of shoes for a poor but kindly shoemaker; When a young girl befriends a mysterious elderly woman, magical things begin to happen; Follow the adventures of billy goats named Gruff as they bravely hunt for fresh green grass to eat; Lon Po Po brings lessons about strangers, trust and courage; A king falls in love with a princess after she hides her identity under a coat made of a thousand furs
 
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Stone soup : an old tale
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Once a mouse ... A fable cut in woodShadowCinderella; or, The little glass slipperSing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poemsDick Whittington and his catStone soupCinderella, or, The little glass slipper : a free translation from the French of Charles PerraultOf swans, sugarplums, and satin slippers : ballet stories for childrenBackbone of the king : the story of Paka'a and his son Ku
Alternative Names
Brown, Marcia

Brown Marcia Joan 1918-....

Brown, Marcia Joan 1918-2015

Brown, Marcia Weston 1918-2015

Marcia Brown

Marcia Brown Amerikaans schrijfster (1918-2015)

Marcia Brown amerikansk författare

Marcia Brown amerikansk skribent

Marcia Brown Auteure et illustratrice américaine de livres pour enfants

Marcia Brown US-amerikanische Kinderbuchautorin und -illustratorin

Perrault, Charles

Weston Brown, Marcia

Weston Brown, Marcia 1918-2015

Марша Браун

מרשה בראון מורה אמריקאית

مارسيا براون

مارسیا براون نویسنده آمریکایی

মার্সিয়া ব্রাউন

브라운, 마르샤 1918-2015

브라운, 마르시아 1918-2015

브라운, 마샤 1918-2015

브라운, 마셔 1918-2015

ブラウン, マーシャ

マーシャ・ブラウン

瑪西亞·布朗

Languages
English (432)

Spanish (30)

Japanese (24)

Chinese (9)

Tamil (3)

Afrikaans (3)

French (2)

German (1)

Swahili (1)

Zulu (1)

Korean (1)