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Most widely held works by Houghton Mifflin Company
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 4,873 libraries worldwide
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 4,407 libraries worldwide
Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.
Grandfather's journey by Allen Say ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4,237 libraries worldwide
A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.
Black and white by David Macaulay ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4,074 libraries worldwide
Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion.
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3,636 libraries worldwide
Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century. The craftsmen were the master quarryman, the master stone cutter, the master sculptor, the master mortar maker, the master mason, the master carpenter, the master blacksmith, the master roofer, and the master glass maker.
Castle by David Macaulay ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3,532 libraries worldwide
Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.
What do you do with a tail like this by Steve Jenkins ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3,246 libraries worldwide
Animals can do amazing things with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails. Some of the skills are highlighted in this interactive guessing book. What bird has blue feet and what does he do with them that's special?
The boy of the three-year nap by Dianne Snyder ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2,880 libraries worldwide
A poor Japanese woman maneuvers events to change the lazy habits of her son.
Bill Peet : an autobiography by Bill Peet ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,854 libraries worldwide
The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.
The garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2,853 libraries worldwide
When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired dog-hating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog.
The American Heritage college dictionary ( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 2,636 libraries worldwide
"This new Fourth Edition of The American Heritage College Dictionary presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer. Every aspect of the Dictionary has been updated and revised. It bears the same hallmarks that have distinguished the American Heritage name for decades: an accessible and readable defining style, an attractive page design, and over 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite browsing."--BOOK JACKET.
The biggest bear by Lynd Ward ( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 2,616 libraries worldwide
Johnny goes hunting for a bearskin to hang on his family's barn and returns with a small bundle of trouble.
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 2,364 libraries worldwide
Mike proves that, although dated, his steam shovel is still useful.
Roget's II : the new thesaurus ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
An alphabetical listing of words and synonyms, including definitions.
Swan Lake by Mark Helprin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
A young prince and his beloved Odette struggle to protect themselves and their infant daughter from the evil Von Rothbart in this adaptation of the classic ballet.
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.
The Houghton Mifflin dictionary of geography places and peoples of the world ( Book )
9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
"Containing over 10,000 entries, The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography puts the world and its peoples at your fingertips." "The geographic entries provide detailed capsule histories for nations, regions, empires, and major cities from early historical times to the present. In addition, the Dictionary also covers physical geography, with entries for mountain ranges and peaks, deserts, major bodies of water, and other physical features around the globe." "The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography is the only geographic dictionary that also includes entries for peoples and languages of the world, answering questions such as, Are the people of Slovakia Slavaks of Slovakians? Who are the Mdewakantons? The Huis? Do Cambodians speak Cambodian?" "Major changes in recent world history are reflected in entries for Bosnia, Chechnya, Eritrea, European Union, Myanmar, Russian Federation and South Africa, to name only a few."--BOOK JACKET.
Anastasia at this address by Lois Lowry ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
Ready for romance, thirteen-year-old Anastasia answers an ad in the personals with an exaggerated description of herself but soon runs into trouble when the unknown man turns up at a friend's wedding.
Kermit the hermit by Bill Peet ( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness.
The American Heritage children's dictionary ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
An illustrated reference book including an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics.
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