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Watson, Wendy

Overview
Works: 117 works in 313 publications in 5 languages and 37,583 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Nursery rhymes  Folklore  Counting-out rhymes  Biography  Alphabet rhymes  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.W332, E
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Most widely held works about Wendy Watson
 
Most widely held works by Wendy Watson
Spuds by Karen Hesse( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maybelle, Jack, and Eddie want to help Ma by putting something extra on the table, so they set out in the dark to take potatoes from a nearby field, but when they arrive home and empty their potato sacks, they are surprised by what they see
The cats in Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall
Father Fox's pennyrhymes by Clyde Watson( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty rhymes record the various activities of Father Fox, his family, and friends
Sleep is for everyone by Paul Showers( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of sleep and what happens to our brains and bodies during slumber
Thanksgiving at our house by Wendy Watson( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family busily prepares for Thanksgiving and has a grand feast with visiting relatives. Includes Thanksgiving poems
Valentine foxes by Clyde Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four little foxes prepare a cake and a Valentine surprise for their parents
Hurray for the Fourth of July by Wendy Watson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town family celebrates the Fourth of July by attending a parade, having a picnic, and watching fireworks. Interspersed throughout the pages are patriotic songs and traditional rhymes
Boo! It's Halloween by Wendy Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family gets ready for Halloween, preparing costumes, making goodies for the school party, and carving jack-o'lanterns. Halloween jokes and rhymes are interspersed throughout the text
Bedtime bunnies by Wendy Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bunnies scamper, scurry, splash, zip, and snuggle as they get ready for bed
Helen Keller by Margaret Davidson( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography stressing the childhood of the woman who overcame the handicaps of being blind and deaf
Happy Easter day! by Wendy Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story in which a family prepares for and enjoys Easter, combined with both traditional and literary rhymes
Is my friend at home? : Pueblo fireside tales by John Bierhorst( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional tales originally told in the Hopi pueblos of Arizona, featuring animal characters
Applebet : an ABC by Clyde Watson( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short verses introduce scenes from a fair in which letters of the alphabet figure prominently
Catch me & kiss me & say it again by Clyde Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two rhymes for the very young including counting rhymes, lullabies, and games
A valentine for you by Wendy Watson( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love songs and rhymes are accompanied by illustrations of a family's celebration of Valentine's Day
How brown mouse kept Christmas by Clyde Watson( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve the mice feast and make merry around the family's Christmas tree, in full view of the sleeping cat, and Brown Mouse inadvertently does a kindness for the family
Father Fox's Christmas rhymes by Clyde Watson( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated verses follow the activities of Father Fox and his family as they prepare for Christmas
I love my baby sister (most of the time) by Elaine Edelman( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small girl looks forward to the time when her baby sister will be big enough to play with and be friends with
Holly's Christmas Eve by Wendy Watson( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Santa Claus arrives on Christmas Eve, two tree ornaments help another one recover her wooden arm after it is knocked off by a tree-climbing cat and then swept up by the vacuum cleaner
I'm still standing by Wendy Watson( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Wendy Watson was just 16, her mother died from breast cancer. After researching her family history she discovered a further nine relatives had fallen victim to the disease. Although little was known about the genetic link to breast cancer at the time, Wendy was concerned about her own risk of developing the disease. 'The idea came into my head that if I had my breasts removed, I wouldn't develop breast cancer. I'd never heard of anyone having an elective double mastectomy before, but I felt it could be the solution for me. At the age of 37, Wendy was the first woman in Britain to have a pre-emptive double mastectomy to avoid the breast cancer that had stalked her family. Now, thirteen years later, at 24, her daughter Becky has made the same choice. In 1996, Wendy set up the Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline to offer support to women 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The following year she successfully spearheaded a campaign against the patenting of two genes linked to breast cancer, all the time challenging the bureaucracy of many Primary Care Trusts in the UK and the European Parliament. Written by Wendy, this is the inspiring and courageous story of her family's personal struggle with the disease and her efforts to help thousands of other women understand and cope with this aggressive cancer
 
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Alternative Names
Watson, Wendy McLeod 1942-

왓슨, 웬디

ワトソン, ウェンディ

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The cats in Krasinski SquareFather Fox's pennyrhymesSleep is for everyoneThanksgiving at our houseHurray for the Fourth of JulyBoo! It's HalloweenBedtime bunniesHelen Keller