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Evans, Katherine 1901-1964

Overview
Works: 79 works in 215 publications in 3 languages and 7,507 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Folk literature  Christmas fiction  Picture books  Anecdotes  Board books  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books 
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 )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
The littlest angel by Charles Tazewell( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 721 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
Chicken Little, count-to-ten by Margaret Friskey( Book )

13 editions published between 1946 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not one of ten animals can tell Chicken Little how to drink, so he has to find out for himself
The boy who cried wolf by Katherine Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Afrikaans and held by 537 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
Mabel, the whale by Patricia King( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabel is sad in her new home at Marineland
The man, the boy, and the donkey by Katherine Evans( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 295 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 )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 257 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 )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky and the giant by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy outwits the giant who tricked his mother and father
A camel in the tent by Katherine Evans( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 218 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 )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 208 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 201 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, based on a theme that is common in animal tales told by Indians of the Southwest and Mexico
Pollito Pequeñito cuenta hasta diez by Margaret Friskey( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little chicken tries to find out how to drink by asking ten different kinds of animals
The maid and her pail of milk by Katherine Evans( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 185 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 )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 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
The true book of African animals by John Wallace Purcell( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 151 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
Seis pescadores disparatados : basado en un cuento tradicional del libro de Ashton Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century, 1882 by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
I want to be a bus driver by Carla Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 124 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 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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