WorldCat Identities

Butler, Dorothy 1925-2015

Overview
Works: 114 works in 339 publications in 4 languages and 7,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Case studies  Biography  Bibliographies  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Poetry  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Butler
Reading begins at home : preparing children for reading before they go to school by Dorothy Butler( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice to parents on what they can do to prepare their preschoolers to read, explaining what is meant by reading, looking at the learning points that can be emphasized throughout the course of a normal day, discussing more direct approaches to reading instruction, and answering parents' questions
My brown bear Barney by Dorothy Butler( Book )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her many travels, a small girl takes many things, especially her brown bear Barney
Babies need books by Dorothy Butler( Book )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleidooi voor het gebruik van boeken in het gezin voor ouders van kinderen van 0 tot 6 jaar met veel praktische tips en een geannoteerde boekenlijst per leeftijdsfase
Cushla and her books by Dorothy Butler( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: k, p, t
My brown bear Barney in trouble by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her brown bear Barney have a busy week, getting into all kinds of mischief
My brown bear Barney at the party by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney the brown bear accompanies his owner to Harold Hinkel's birthday party, where he suffers several indignities at the hands of Harold's little sister Poppy
Babies need books : sharing the joy of books with children from birth to six by Dorothy Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A resource for parents, teachers, and librarians, or any adult eager to share with small children the pleasure books offer. Provides guidelines for choosing appropriate books and recommends hundreds of titles. Book selections have been supplemented by an extensive index of recently published titles readily available in North America
Higgledy piggledy hobbledy hoy by Dorothy Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way to a picnic, a little girl and a little boy make up nasty rhymes about each other
Five to eight : the vital years for reading by Dorothy Butler( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice to parents on books and reading for children from five to eight years with an annotated book list for each age group
Another happy tale by Dorothy Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily, Mabel and Ned are the parents of a new baby, but unhappily, they are not good at taking care of her. And thus begins a tale
A happy tale by Dorothy Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both good and bad luck accompany Mabel as she tries to get across her island to her new home
The magpies said : stories and poems from New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories and poems for children by New Zealand authors
For me, me, me : poems for the very young by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are poems to sing, poems to jig along with, poems to listen to, poems to sit and dream about..." --Inside front dust jacket flap
I will build you a house : poems( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems which offers a house full of love and joy, sadness and laughter shared through the magic of words
Come back, Ginger : a tale of old New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the family cat, Ginger, and her prized possession
Lulu by Dorothy Butler( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lulu turns all her disadvantages into bonuses, in strict contrast to the other overfed and pampered cats in her neighbourhood. Everyone likes to see the underdog (or cat) triumphant. Lulu will be everyone's darling!"-- Back cover
A bundle of birds by Dorothy Butler( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bears, bears, bears by Dorothy Butler( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture story book for children
Seadog : a tale of old New Zealand by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Joseph, who is disabled and uses a crutch, cannot help but envy his strong, active brothers. But then Joseph gets the chance to have an adventure of his own when he rescues a dog which is swept ashore near his home. Set in New Zealand in 1890 and based on a true story. Suggested level: junior, primary
Farmer Beetroot's birthday by Dorothy Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Beetroot's birthday party doesn't go quite according to plan. Suggested level: junior
 
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My brown bear Barney
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My brown bear BarneyBabies need booksMy brown bear Barney at the partyBabies need books : sharing the joy of books with children from birth to sixAnother happy taleA happy taleSeadog : a tale of old New ZealandFarmer Beetroot's birthday
Alternative Names
Dorothy Butler Children's book author

Dorothy Butler schrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1925-2015)

버틀러, 도로시 1925-

バトラー, ドロシー

バトラ-, ドロシ- 1925-

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