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Domanska, Janina

Overview
Works: 99 works in 274 publications in 4 languages and 18,595 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Nursery rhymes  Folklore  Folk literature  Christmas music  Detective and mystery fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.K294, FIC
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Most widely held works about Janina Domanska
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Most widely held works by Janina Domanska
The trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P Kelly( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 3,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish family in the Middle Ages guards a great secret treasure and a boy's memory of an earlier trumpeter of Krakow makes it possible for him to save his father
If all the seas were one sea by Janina Domanska( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculates on what would happen if all the world's trees were one tree and all the world's seas were one sea
Din dan don, it's Christmas by Janina Domanska( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A procession of birds and people wend their way to the Christ Child's creche
King Krakus and the dragon by Janina Domanska( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of Krakow are terrified by a dragon until the shoemaker's apprentice devises a plan to rid the town of the monster
I saw a ship a-sailing by Janina Domanska( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this old rhyme the captain (a duck) and his sailors (white mice) go to sea in their ship full of pretty things
What do you see? by Janina Domanska( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several animals describe the world from their point of view, and the lark, flying above, sees that they are all partially correct
Mischievous Meg by Astrid Lindgren( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1985 in English and Dutch and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mardie and her small sister Lisbet, live in a big red house by a river, and they find themselves, all too frequently, in funny and sometimes precarious situations : like the day Lisbet gets a pea stuck in her nose and on the way to the doctor, Mardie and Lisbet get into a fight with two very rude and tough sisters ; or the day Mardie decides to parachute from the woodshed roof with an umbrella ; and the time a "boy called Richard" at her school gets so conveniently blamed for all her accidents and madcap behaviour!"--Publisher description
Under the green willow by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pond creatures gather under the willow tree to be fed crumbs
Busy Monday morning by Janina Domanska( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Afrikaans and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farm child has a very busy week helping his father with the hay-making
The turnip by Janina Domanska( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When all those in the line finally pull up the giant turnip they fall backwards and the magpie, the last to join them, flies away thinking he caused the damage
Little red hen by Gerald Rose( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little red hen can find no friends to help her plant and care for the grain of wheat she finds, but plenty of friends willing to eat the bread she bakes from it
The Bremen town musicians, from the collection of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer wanted by their masters, a dog, a donkey, a cat, and a rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
A scythe, a rooster, and a cat by Janina Domanska( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of a Russian folktale about three brothers who make their fortunes, one with a scythe, one with a rooster, and one with a cat
The coconut thieves by Catharine Fournier( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of an African folk tale about a fierce and selfish leopard who jealously guarded a grove of coconut trees. "All the animals wanted to [get some coconuts] but Turtle and Dog were the only two who managed to foil and taste the sweet reward."
Whizz! by Edward Lear( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limericks describe a rather strange procession of characters
The best of the bargain : adapted from a Polish Folktale by Janina Domanska( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hedgehog outsmarts a fox when they decide to share their land and crops
The tortoise and the tree by Janina Domanska( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a Bantu folktale that explains how the tortoise got his patchwork shell
Spring is by Janina Domanska( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small dog explores the fields in the four seasons
The black heart of Indri by Dorothy Hoge( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indri, a black hearted frog, the son of a beautiful Chinese water sprite, recognized and yearned for beauty but hated himself and everyone else who came near the stream where he hoarded the water of life. In attempting to bilk Indri of his due after the frog had provided the water needed to save his dying son, a village headman unwittingly sets up the situation by which Indri can take the form of prince. The headman's daughter must stay for nine days and her love works the customary miracle."--Kirkus
I like weather by Aileen Fisher( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy tells in rhyme what he and familiar animals like about the weather and how the changing seasons affect them
 
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The trumpeter of Krakow
Alternative Names
Domanska, Janina.

Janina Domanska Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijfster (1913-1995)

Laskowski, Janina Domanska

Laskowski, Janina Domanska 1913-1995

도만스카, 재니나

ドマンスカ, ジャニナ

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If all the seas were one sea