WorldCat Identities

Henstra, Friso

Overview
Works: 68 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 7,823 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Action and adventure fiction  Folklore  Legends  Fantasy fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Recipient, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ8.W6696, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Friso Henstra
Petronella by Jay Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined not to be outdone by her brothers in seeking a fortune in the world, a young princess sets out to find a prince to rescue
Pedro & the padre : a tale from Jalisco, Mexico by Verna Aardema( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Mexican folktale a lazy boy learns a lesson about lying
The Tsar & the amazing cow by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cow's magic milk restores youth to her owners and brings back the happiness they had tragically lost
Mighty mizzling mouse by Friso Henstra( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordless story about a wild cat-mouse chase
The practical princess by Jay Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess uses common sense to get rid of a dragon, save herself from imprisonment, and find a handsome prince
The wicked tricks of Tyl Uilenspiegel by Jay Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories about a cunning Dutch folk hero
Mighty Mizzling Mouse and the red cabbage house by Friso Henstra( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After much effort, a mouse succeeds in building a house out of cabbage but doesn't count on a hungry rabbit
The last snow of winter by Tony Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great sculptor Gaston Pompicard creates a snow sculpture for his friends the children, and then later he receives a similar gift from them during the last snow of winter
The little spotted fish by Jane Yolen( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two times the little spotted fish saves the fisherlad's life, but the third time the fish itself is in danger
The tale of Caliph Stork by Lenny Hort( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Caliph of Baghdad finds himself trapped in the body of a stork, only the evil sorcerer with designs on his throne knows the magic word that will restore the Caliph to his human form
The future of Yen-tzu by Winifred Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional Chinese tale in which a farmer's son seeks a better future and finds that the future can change from one moment to the next
Seven at one blow by Jay Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the tale of the tailor who gained fame and fortune after killing seven flies
The round Sultan and the straight answer by Barbara K Walker( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sultan could not lose weight until the hamal told him his fate
Why not? by Sylvia A Hofsepian( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solemn man who is lonely gets a cat for company, but one thing leads to another and soon he gets a wife as well
The mouse who owned the sun by Sally Derby( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little mouse learns that there is much more to the world than he had ever imagined
The silver whistle by Jay Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother dies, a very homely girl goes out to make her way in the world without a thought that her freckles and her mother's silver whistle are her greatest assets
School for sillies by Jay Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Killian, the smartest man in the kingdom, learns there are some advantages to being silly
Forgetful Fred by Jay Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgetful Fred's absent-mindedness causes problems during his search for the Bitter Fruit of Satisfaction for his master, the richest man in the world
Space cats by Steven Kroll( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perry befriends an unusual cat who turns out to be a visitor from a far-distant planet and invites Perry to return there with him
The terrible tales of Happy Days School by Lois Duncan( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The students at Happy Days Progressive School, allowed to do whatever they please, are happy to do so until the school must close for lack of students
 
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The mouse who owned the sun
Alternative Names
Friso Henstra Nederlands beeldhouwer (1928-2013)

ヘンストラ, フリソー

Languages
English (59)

Dutch (2)

French (2)

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