WorldCat Identities

Evans, Katherine 1901-1964

Overview
Works: 68 works in 178 publications in 8 languages and 7,054 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Picture books  Anecdotes  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books  Folklore  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.T219, E
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Most widely held works by Katherine Evans
Six foolish fishermen; based on a folktale in Ashton's Chap-books of the eighteenth century, 1882 by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
Chicken Little, count-to-ten by Margaret Friskey( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1984 in English and Spanish and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little chicken tries to find out how to drink by asking ten different kinds of animals
The littlest angel by Charles Tazewell( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and Armenian and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An earth-sick little angel newly arrived in the celestial kingdom finds his recent transition from boy to cherub a difficult one
The boy who cried wolf by Katherine Evans( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Afrikaans and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tending sheep on a lonely mountainside thinks it a fine joke to cry "wolf" and watch the people come running--and then one day a wolf is really there, but no one answers his call
The man, the boy, and the donkey by Katherine Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son begin a journey to market walking beside their donkey but end up carrying him
A bundle of sticks by Katherine Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aesop fable about the rugmaker's quarreling sons who learn that there is strength in unity - or one stick can be broken easily, but a whole bundle cannot. Grades 3-4
Johnny and the monarch by Margaret Friskey( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky and the giant by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It may have been cleverness, it may have been luck, but Lucky outwits the giant and rescues his parents from enslavement
A camel in the tent by Katherine Evans( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the merchant of Fez who was bringing clothes to the eight beautiful daughters of the Sultan of Taza
The mice that ate iron by Katherine Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient fable known in India, perhaps as early as the third century before Christ, is retold in a Spanish setting. Pedro wastes his inhertance and has only an anchor left---which his friend tells him later has been eaten by mice. But "he who plays a trick must be prepared to take a joke," and Pedro teaches his friend a lesson
One good deed deserves another by Katherine Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a robber who plans to repay a good deed with evil, but who is tricked by a small boy. It is based on a theme that is common in animal tales told by Indians of the Southwest and Mexico
The maid and her pail of milk by Katherine Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vain young girl learns not to count her chickens before they are hatched
The true book of time by Feenie Ziner( Book )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The True Book of Time is a supplementary reading material in easy-to-read format and style. The 2-color, 48-page book covers the following topics: time-telling devices, how to tell time on a clock, and facts to remember about telling time. Ninety-eight percent of the text is comprised of words from the Combined Word List for Primary Reading. The specified interest and instructional levels include grades 1 through 3, although the material also seems appropriate for the kindergarten level. The True Book of Time is 1 of 37 books in the True Book series. RMF, 2-76
I want to be a postman by Carla Greene( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hank gets a letter from his cousin he finds out what postmen do and decides that's what he wants to be
The true book of African animals by John Wallace Purcell( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces animals, freely moving about the African forests and plains
I want to be a bus driver by Carla Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy rides on the school bus, a city bus, and a cross-country bus, and finds out how men learn to be bus drivers
The man who walked around the world : based on an old folktale by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabelle, la baleine by Patricia King( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian Two Feet and his horse by Margaret Friskey( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in 7 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian Two Feet could sing and dance. He could skin a deer for a hide. But he did not have a horse to ride. So he goes looking for a horse
Nemo meets the emperor by Laura Bannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Ethiopian youth has the job of watching the child of an American family and he ends up presenting her to the emperor
 
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