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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Overview
Works: 1,719 works in 2,893 publications in 2 languages and 82,783 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore  Folk tales  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Bildungsromans  Biography 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.W846, E
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Most widely held works about Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
 
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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers by Nancy Willard( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn. Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests
King Bidgood's in the bathtub by Audrey Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite pleas from his court, a fun-loving king refuses to get out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom
The napping house by Audrey Wood( Recording )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite
Red leaf, yellow leaf by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees
Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun
Working cotton by Sherley Anne Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California
Feathers for lunch by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped housecat encounters twelve birds in the back yard but fails to catch any of them and has to eat feathers for lunch
Eating the alphabet : fruits and vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food. An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini
Lives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Voyager Books."
Nuts to you! by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rascally squirrel has an indoor adventure in a city apartment
Piggies by Audrey Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten little piggies dance on a young child's fingers and toes before finally going to sleep
Appalachia : the voices of sleeping birds by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations explore the countryside and people of Appalachia
Encounter by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492
The first dog by Jan Brett( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kip the cave boy and Paleowolf each face hunger and danger on a journey in Paleolithic times; when they decide to join forces and help one another, Paleowolf becomes the first dog
Helga's dowry : a troll love story by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helga, a troll, ventures into the world of people to earn her dowry to marry Lars, but things do not work out as she hopes
Jump again! : more adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brer Rabbit is at his lippity-clippity best, in his dapper courtship days when most all the folks in Hominy Grove live in cahoots like they've never had a falling out. Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox have their fusses, but when it comes to romance, Brer Rabbit just naturally shakes the eyelids off all the others
Jump! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community
Sky dogs by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young motherless boy in a tribe of Blackfeet Indians is present when his people see horses for the first time and are changed forever
Possum magic by Mem Fox( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grandma Poss's magic turns Hush invisible, the two possums take a culinary tour of Australia to find the food that will make her visible once more
 
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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
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King Bidgood's in the bathtubThe napping houseRed leaf, yellow leafRaven : a trickster tale from the Pacific NorthwestWorking cottonFeathers for lunchEating the alphabet : fruits and vegetables from A to ZLives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought)
Alternative Names

controlled identityHarcourt Brace & Company

controlled identityHarcourt, Brace & World

A Harvest/HBJ Book.

A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

Academic Press, a subsidiary of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Academic Press.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.

Harcourt General, Inc Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Harvest Book.

Harvest/HBJ Book.

HBJ

HBJ (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

Languages
English (38)

German (1)