WorldCat Identities

Lionni, Leo 1910-1999

Works: 699 works in 3,531 publications in 28 languages and 90,365 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Readers (Publications)  Fairy tales  Fables  Board books  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Creator, Dedicatee, Performer, Other, Interviewee, Film editor, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.L6634, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Leo Lionni
Swimmy by Leo Lionni( Book )

274 editions published between 1016 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 7,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little black fish in a school of red fish figures out a way of protecting them all from their natural enemies
Frederick by Leo Lionni( Book )

400 editions published between 1000 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 7,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick the field mouse sat on the old stone wall while his four brothers gathered food the approaching winter days. The others mice felt that Frederick was not doing his share of the work, but when food ran out, Frederick saved the day with what he had gathered
Alexander and the wind-up mouse by Leo Lionni( Book )

87 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander, a real mouse, wants to be a toy mouse like his friend Willy until he discovers Willy is to be thrown away
Inch by inch by Leo Lionni( Book )

96 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 4,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To keep from being eaten, an inchworm measures a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak, a heron's legs, and a nightingale's song. One track of sound disc has page-turn signals
A color of his own by Leo Lionni( Book )

69 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little chameleon is distressed that he doesn't have his own color like other animals
Fish is fish by Leo Lionni( Book )

123 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his friend, the tadpole, becomes a frog and leaves the pond to explore the world, the little fish decides that maybe he doesn't have to remain in the pond either
Little blue and little yellow : a story for Pippo and Ann and other children by Leo Lionni( Book )

157 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little blue spot and a little yellow spot are best friends, and when they hug each other they become green
An extraordinary egg by Leo Lionni( Book )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica the frog befriends the animal that hatches from an egg she brought home, thinking it is a chicken
It's mine! by Leo Lionni( Book )

76 editions published between 1000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three selfish frogs live together on an island in the middle of Rainbow Pond. When a bad storm and a big brown toad help them realize that sharing is much more fun. With characteristic clarity, simplicity and exuberance, Leo Lionni makes it possible for kids to see themselves through the antics of others who share our world
The biggest house in the world by Leo Lionni( Book )

97 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En lille snegl ønsker, at den havde et større hus, men erfarer senere, at et lille hus er en fordel
Tico and the golden wings by Leo Lionni( Book )

62 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wingless bird is granted his wish for a pair of golden wings
Cornelius : a fable by Leo Lionni( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius, a crocodile who walks upright, sees things no crocodile has ever seen before
The alphabet tree by Leo Lionni( Book )

48 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong wind blows most of the letters off the alphabet tree and those that remain hide among the branches. Then a bug and a caterpillar come along and teach them how to arrange themselves into words and sentences to form a special message
Tillie and the wall by Leo Lionni( Book )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike the other mice, who are incurious about the wall that has always been part of their world, Tillie is determined to find out what lies on the other side of the wall
Six crows : a fable by Leo Lionni( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owl helps a farmer and some crows reach a compromise over the rights to the wheat crop
Nicolas, where have you been? by Leo Lionni( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mishap turns to adventure as a young mouse learns that all birds are not the enemies he thought they were
Pezzettino by Leo Lionni( Book )

70 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Pezzettino is so small he is convinced he must be a piece of somebody else. The wise-one helps him discover the truth
A busy year by Leo Lionni( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mouse twins befriend a tree and watch it grow and change throughout each month of the year
Leo Lionni : Plastiken, Ölbilder, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik : Baukunst, Köln, Ausstellung vom 8. Februar bis 20. April 1974 by Leo Lionni( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicka chicka boom boom : -- and more fun with letters and numbers!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. In a house filled with two parents, one girl, and two cats, counting has never been so much fun. Librarian Molly McGrew introduces a zoo full of animals to reading and they go simply wild about books. To avoid getting eaten, a resourceful inchworm must figure out how to measure a nightingale's song
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.07 for The girl w ... to 0.89 for Reo reoni ...)

Alternative Names
Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni Italiaans schrijver

Leo Lionni italienischer Grafiker, Maler und Schriftsteller

Leo Lionni pittore, scrittore e illustratore italiano

Leonni, Leo 1910-1999

Lionni Leo

Lionni, Leonard 1910-1999

Reōni, Reo 1910-1999

לאוני, לאו 1910-1999

ליאו ליאוני סופר איטלקי

ליאוני, ליאו 1910-1999

ליוני, לאו 1910-1999

ليوني، ليو، 1910-1999

레오 리오니

리오니, 레오 1910-1999


レオーニ, レオ

English (766)

German (465)

Spanish (126)

Italian (116)

French (103)

Chinese (58)

Japanese (32)

Dutch (11)

Korean (9)

Afrikaans (9)

Catalan (8)

Portuguese (7)

Turkish (6)

Persian (4)

Xhosa (4)

Polish (3)

Sotho (3)

Basque (3)

Zulu (3)

Hebrew (2)

Romanian (2)

Galician (2)

Swedish (1)

Miscellaneous languages (1)

Danish (1)


Achinese (1)

Finnish (1)

FrederickAlexander and the wind-up mouseInch by inchA color of his ownFish is fishLittle blue and little yellow : a story for Pippo and Ann and other childrenAn extraordinary eggIt's mine!