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Van Kampen, Vlasta

Overview
Works: 49 works in 150 publications in 6 languages and 7,614 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Board books  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.V326, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vlasta Van Kampen
The last straw by Fredrick H Thury( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prideful camel named Hoshmakaka learns the value of humility as he bears more and more gifts to the baby Jesus at Bethlehem
Orchestranimals by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of animal musicians introduces the symphony orchestra
Dinosaur days by Linda Manning( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each day of the week a different dinosaur appears at a girl's house to engage in some kind of mischief
My dad takes care of me by Patricia Quinlan( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy learns not to be ashamed that his father has to stay at home and take care of him because he has been laid off from work
The bears we know by Brenda Silsbe( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody has seen the bears, but everybody knows where they live-- that their house is a mess, they eat bagfuls of chips, jump on the furniture, decorate with sawdust, and sing songs that make them cry. They growl if anyone gets too close, so nobody visits. But you don't need to visit to know all about these bears, right?
It couldn't be worse! by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a farmwife complains to a fishmonger that her one-roomed house is too crowded, the fishmonger suggests she bring all the farm animals into the house to make things better
A drop of gold by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Slovenian and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright and energetic story about how the birds got their colors, and Nightingale his special gift
Under the star : a Christmas counting story by Jane Yolen( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author guides her readers ever closer to the manger as increasing numbers of angels and wisemen, horses and cows, fathers and mothers and children follow the star in the eastern sky
Muddle cuddle by Laurel Dee Gugler( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dad relaxes in his lounge chair when a series of cuddle-seekers pile onto his lap. Eventually they all crash into a marvellous tangle on the floor! Children will enjoy the rhythms of the patterned narrative as it builds towards happy chaos" Cf. Our choice, 1997-1998
Sad, mad, glad hippos by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored hippos search for something to do when they are trapped inside on a rainy day. On board pages
Marigold's wings by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marigold the caterpillar finally becomes a monarch butterfly and flies to Mexico for the winter
Bear tales : three treasured stories by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fairy tales about bears from Europe and America
One hippo hops by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the activities of a busy gang of hippos while introducing the numbers one to ten
Hip hippos by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of fashionable hippos provide an introduction to a variety of colors
Beetle bedlam by Vlasta Van Kampen( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the beetles in the kingdom gather for the trial of the bark beetle, accused of killing the forest's trees
What's the difference? : 10 animal look-alikes by Judy Diehl( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the differences between species of animals which superficially appear to be the same
Monkey tales by Laurel Dee Gugler( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains illustrated retellings of three monkey tales from different cultures around the world
Emily Umily by Kathy Corrigan( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: A little girl named Emily starts school and doesn't like it because the other children laugh at her because she stammers when she talks
Great Canadian animal stories by Muriel A Whitaker( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen realistic animal stories by Canadian authors
Animal hours by Linda Manning( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every hour, from one in the afternoon to twelve midnight, another animal arrives to keep a little boy busy
 
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The last straw
Alternative Names
Kampen, Vlasta van.

Kampen, Vlasta van 1943-

Van Kampen-Rabel, Vlasta

Van Kampen-Rabel, Vlasta 1943-

Van Kampen, Vlasta

반 캄펜, 블라스타

밴 캠펜, 블라스타

캄펜, 블라스타 반

캠펜, 블라스타 밴

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Dinosaur daysMy dad takes care of meThe bears we knowIt couldn't be worse!A drop of goldUnder the star : a Christmas counting storyMuddle cuddleSad, mad, glad hippos