WorldCat Identities

McCaffery, Janet

Overview
Works: 33 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 7,780 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.C1278, FIC
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Most widely held works about Janet McCaffery
  • Papers by Janet McCaffery( )
 
Most widely held works by Janet McCaffery
Hey-how for Halloween! by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Halloween poetry by John Ciardi, Maurice Sendak, e. e. cummings, Carl Sandburg, and others
The witch of Hissing Hill by Mary Calhoun( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After one of her black cats has a yellow kitten, a wicked old witch turns into a loving and good one
The goblin under the stairs by Mary Calhoun( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to legend, the way to see fairies is to look through a knothole; and when a Yorkshire family tries it, the boy sees a wee frisky man, his mother a neat servant elf, and his father a wild hairy goblin
Way down yonder on Troublesome Creek : Appalachian riddles & rusties by James Still( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles and other witticisms from the Appalachians of Kentucky
How ships play cards : a beginning book of homonyms by Cynthia Basil( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses riddles to introduce words that look and sound alike but have different meanings
Nailheads & potato eyes : a beginning word book by Cynthia Basil( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the parts of the body and their uses with other things of similar name such as mouth, teeth, shoulders and legs
The pixy and the lazy housewife by Mary Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy old woman tries to trick the pixies into doing all her work but the plan backfires
What makes a lemon sour? by Gail Kay Haines( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the chemical principles of acids and bases suggesting experiments to show how they can be neutralized and put to commercial use
The battle of Reuben Robin & Kite Uncle John by Mary Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nest-building robin is as determined to take Uncle John's kite string as Uncle John is to keep it
The runaway brownie by Mary Calhoun( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus, a brownie, had belonged for generations to a family in Scotland. He brought prosperity and luck until a new master offered him a bribe. He left in a rage and returned only when the boy of the family begged him to come home
I wonder what's under by Doris Herold Lund( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy won't go to sleep until he finds out what is under his bed
The thieving dwarfs by Mary Calhoun( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl the friendly farmer, had an agreement with the dwarfs and so they never stole from him, but they took so much from other people that they were finally driven out of the valley
Traveling ball of string by Mary Calhoun( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ball of twine becomes a hero in this tale of a mountain lady who saves string
The Wolfpen rusties : Appalachian riddles & gee-haw whimmy-diddles by James Still( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sayings and riddles from the hills of Kentucky
You don't say : how people communicate without speech by Vernon Pizer( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the efforts of people to communicate without words, using such means as the voice, music, color, gestures, pictographs and glyphs
Breakfast in the afternoon : another beginning word book by Cynthia Basil( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read introduction to the origin and meaning of familiar compound words
The last two elves in Denmark by Mary Calhoun( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the feud of the last two elves in Denmark and tells how there came to be only one
Rusties and riddles & gee-haw whimmy-diddles by James Still( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riddles and witticisms collected by the author from the people of the Kentucky mountains and southern Appalachians and previously presented in two volumes: Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek and The Wolfpen Rusties. Includes explanatory notes
Mrs. Dog's own house by Mary Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs. Dog tries to please all her friends by implementing their suggestions for improving her house, she realizes it is no longer a dog house
Waza wins at Windy Gulch by Eleanor Coerr( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A camel that was brought to the United States to be used as a pack animal causes a stir when it foils a bank robbery
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (50)