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Turkle, Brinton

Overview
Works: 88 works in 290 publications in 6 languages and 23,831 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Music  Biography  Pictorial works  Science fiction  Big books  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.T847, E
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Most widely held works about Brinton Turkle
 
Most widely held works by Brinton Turkle
Thy friend, Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seagull befriends a Quaker boy, much to his embarrassment, and it is not until he has helped the bird that he can accept its friendship
Deep in the forest by Brinton Turkle( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A curious bear explores a cabin in the forest with disastrous results
Do not open by Brinton Turkle( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a storm Miss Moody and her cat find an intriguing bottle washed up on the beach. Should they ignore its "Do not open" warning?
The boy who didn't believe in spring by Lucille Clifton( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Over the river and through the wood by Lydia Maria Child( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and French and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-known together with lesser-known verses to the traditional Thanksgiving song are illustrated from both Grandmother's and the journeying family's point of view
Obadiah the Bold by Brinton Turkle( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's desire to be a pirate is quelled by his brothers and sisters during a game
The elves and the shoemaker by Freya Littledale( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor old shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night
Poor Richard in France by F. N Monjo( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Franklin's seven-year-old grandson recounts the events of his grandfather's visit to France seeking aid for the revolutionaries in America
Rachel and Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Rachel and Obadiah want to earn some money by carrying the news of the next ship's arrival to Nantucket
If you lived in colonial times by Ann McGovern( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like for people in Colonial times
The adventures of Obadiah by Brinton Turkle( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he is always making up stories, no one in the family believes Obadiah's adventure at the sheep shearing squantum
Granny and the Indians by Peggy Parish( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Guntry proves such a menance to the Indians that they promise to bring her food everyday if she will only stay out of their forest
--if you grew up with Abraham Lincoln by Ann McGovern( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five questions and answers about life in Lincoln's time--about the types of houses, the methods of travel, the kinds of recreation, etc
The far-off land by Rebecca Caudill( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1780, sixteen-year-old Ketty makes an adventurous and hard trip with her brother and others to French Lick on the Cumberland in frontier Tennessee
The sky dog by Brinton Turkle( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is convinced that the white dog he finds on the beach is the same one he used to see playing among the clouds overhead
Danny Dunn on the ocean floor by Jay Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and the Professor are off to Mexico to test a new plastic diving ship, record fish sounds, and discover scientific phenomena of the deep
The ballad of William Sycamore, 1790-1871 by Stephen Vincent Benét( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this narrative verse a frontiersman relates his love of pioneer life that drove him westward just ahead of the fences that closed off the land
The fiddler of High Lonesome by Brinton Turkle( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fighting Fogle brothers can hardly believe that little Lysander Bochamp is related to them, but welcome him to the family when they find out that his fiddle playing can charm the animals out of the forest
It's only Arnold by Brinton Turkle( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disguised as a monster, Arnold tries to scare his friends with astonishing results
Danny Dunn and the fossil cave by Jay Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stumbling on the entrance to a cave, Danny Dunn finds himself involved in an exciting speleological adventure
 
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Alternative Names
Tākuru, Burinton 1915-2003

Turkle, B. 1915-2003

タークル, ブリントン

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Deep in the forestDo not openThe boy who didn't believe in springOver the river and through the woodThe elves and the shoemaker