WorldCat Identities

Stevens, Janet

Overview
Works: 186 works in 689 publications in 5 languages and 67,221 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Legends  Folklore  Nursery rhymes  Humorous fiction  Folk tales  Poetry  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Actor
Classifications: PZ8.1.K567, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Stevens
Tops & bottoms by Janet Stevens( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 4,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear has lots of money and lots of land -- and he's lazy. Hare has nothing but a hungry family -- and he's smart. Hare is sure there's a way to share Bear's wealth, so he and Mrs. Hare cook up a plan. Then Hare hops on down the road to Bear's place and proposes that Bear donate land. Hare handles labor, and they split the crop in half. All Bear has to do is choose the half he wants -- tops or bottoms. Sleepy Bear takes tops but finds once the harvest is in that he's been tricked by clever Hare!
To market, to market by Anne Miranda( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch
Cook-a-doodle-doo! by Janet Stevens( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 2,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the questionable help of his friends, Big Brown Rooster manages to bake a strawberry shortcake which would have pleased his great-grandmother, Little Red Hen
The great fuzz frenzy by Janet Stevens( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tennis ball lands in a prairie dog town, the residents find that their newfound frenzy for fuzz creates a fiasco
And the dish ran away with the spoon by Janet Stevens( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dish and Spoon run away, their nursery rhyme friends Cat, Cow, and Dog set out to rescue them in time for the next evening's reading of their rhyme
Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson. Originally a West African tale, the moss-covered rock tale is also familiar in Caribbean culture, where Anansi is a beloved folklore character
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally
Anansi and the talking melon by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk
Help me, Mr. Mutt! : expert answers for dogs with people problems by Janet Stevens( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dogs across the United States write to Mr. Mutt, a people expert, for help with their humans
The dog who had kittens by Polly M Robertus( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon
Coyote steals the blanket : a Ute tale by Janet Stevens( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote receives his comeuppance when he tries to take something that does not belong to him. In this amusing Indian legend, a rock chases a coyote after the animal steals a blanket that had covered it
Tumbleweed stew by Susan Stevens Crummel( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Rabbit tricks the other animals into helping him make a pot of tumbleweed stew
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs
My big dog by Janet Stevens( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merl the cat has a perfect home until the arrival of a puppy
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for
Jackalope by Janet Stevens( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jackrabbit who wishes to be feared asks his fairy godrabbit for horns and becomes the first jackalope, but there's one condition : he must not tell lies
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail
The big bunny and the Easter eggs by Steven Kroll( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Wilbur, the Easter Bunny, gets so sick that he almost misses his Easter deliveries
Epossumondas plays possum by Coleen Salley( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgetting his mother's warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone then must pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds and fears they are being made by the dreaded loup garou
 
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Tops & bottoms
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To market, to marketCook-a-doodle-doo!The great fuzz frenzyAnd the dish ran away with the spoonAnansi and the moss-covered rockThe tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fableEpossumondasAnansi and the talking melon
Alternative Names
스티븐, 자넷

스티븐스, 자넷

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