WorldCat Identities

Stobbs, William

Overview
Works: 345 works in 852 publications in 1 language and 20,769 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Poetry  Naval history  Fairy tales  Folklore  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.S984, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Stobbs
Poems from Ireland by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing ten centuries of Irish poetry
De Soto : finder of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Spanish explorer who searched for gold in Florida and who was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River
Greyling by Jane Yolen( Book )

10 editions published between 1000 and 1975 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selchie, a seal who has turned into a human boy, lives as the son of a childless Scottish couple for many years until, to save his "father's" life, he returns to the sea
Balboa, finder of the Pacific by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the expeditions of Balboa and his discovery of what is now called the Pacific Ocean
The cat that walked by himself by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the cat managed to get what he wanted and still remain wild
Amerigo Vespucci, scientist and sailor by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Amerigo Vespucci, whose discoveries of the American Continent remained unrecognized for many centuries
Francisco Pizarro, finder of Peru by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the career of the Spanish soldier famed as the conqueror of the Inca Empire of Peru
John Smith of Virginia by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography emphasizes John Smith's leadership of the struggling English colonists in seventeenth century Virginia. It tells of his legendary rescue by Pocahontas, and also of his work as explorer and map maker
Henry Hudson by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Henry Hudson's voyages to find the northwest passage
Captain John Paul Jones, America's fighting seaman by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As John Paul his career was undistinguished except that he was charged twice for murder; as John Paul Jones he became the founder of the American Navy and won recognition as a maritime hero
Bolívar, the liberator by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who devoted his life to liberating South America and who, at the peak of his career, was president of five South American countries
John Cabot and his son Sebastian by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Venetian explorer and his son both of whom made several voyages of discovery for England including the discovery of the North American continent in 1497
Verrazano, explorer of the Atlantic Coast by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Italian who explored the Atlantic Coast from Cape Fear to Cape Breton discovering New York and Narragansett bays during his voyages
Henny-Penny : a picture book by William Stobbs( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henny Penny and her friends are on the way to tell the king the sky is falling when they are outwitted by the fox
La Salle of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daring and courageous exploration of the Mississippi River in 1669
Benedict Arnold: traitor of the Revolution by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Revolutionary War General discussing the reasons he became a traitor
Marquette and Joliet: voyagers on the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the two seventeenth-century French explorers who were the first to chart the course of the Mississippi River
Francis Drake : sailor of the unknown seas by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grades 4-6
African heroes by Naomi Mitchison( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against tribal customs and traditions, stories of eleven African heroes who lived between 1300 and 1900 give insight into the conflicts of Africans and Europeans
Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not only is grandmother eaten up in this Perrault version, but so is Little Red Riding Hood. Illustrated with photographs placing the tale in an urban setting
 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.14 for De Soto : ... to 1.00 for Picture bo ...)

Alternative Names
Stobbs, W. 1914-2000

William Stobbs British illustrator and writer

William Stobbs Brits schrijver (1914-2000)

Languages
English (60)