WorldCat Identities

Robbins, Ruth

Works: 23 works in 123 publications in 7 languages and 12,909 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Young adult works  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator
Classifications: PZ8.1.R5, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ruth Robbins
Most widely held works by Ruth Robbins
Baboushka and the three kings by Ruth Robbins( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season
A wizard of earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sparrowhawk, a young student at the School for Wizards, becomes overanxious and tries his dangerous powers too soon, he unleashes a terrible evil throughout the land
Ishi, last of his tribe by Theodora Kroeber( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishi is the sole survivor of a small band of California Indians of the Yahi tribe that held onto the codes of their ancestors
The beautiful Christmas tree by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although his elegant neighbors do not appreciate his efforts, a kind old man transforms his rundown house and nurtures a small neglected pine tree, making them the best on the street
The emperor and the drummer boy by Ruth Robbins( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and French and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two drummer boys serve as witnesses the day Emperor Napoleon orders a review of naval maneuvers despite being warned of a dangerous oncoming storm
Stories California Indians told by Anne B Fisher( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1963 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the rainbow was made, why grizzly bears walk on all fours, how California came to be and other tales told by the California Indians
Taliesin and King Arthur by Ruth Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taliesin, young bard of King Arthur's court, tells of his strange childhood
All in good time by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl is granted three rides in a magic elevator that transports her to the end of the nineteenth century
Timothy too! by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in Japanese and English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John is tired of having his little brother Timmy always tagging along with him until Timmy gets a friend of his own
Castaways on Long Ago by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing on a farm, three children find themselves irresistibly drawn to an uninhabited island in the nearby lake especially after they notice a mysterious boy waving to them from there
How the first rainbow was made : an American Indian tale by Ruth Robbins( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When so much rain falls on Mt. Shasta that the Indians cannot gather seeds, they ask Coyote for a sign the rain will stop
Harlequin & Mother Goose : or, The magic stick by Ruth Robbins( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, Harlequin loved Columbine, but old miser Pantaloon would not let them marry. Then Mother Goose with her magic powers gave Harlequin his chance to win Sweet Columbine, setting in motion a breathless chase with greedy Pantaloon in hot pursuit
Fisherman's luck by Josephine Haskell Aldridge( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another tale of Sy the fisherman, who lives in a little house on the edge of the ocean in Maine. After a storm destroys his home, his good friends help him build a new life on the old land
A penny and a periwinkle by Josephine Haskell Aldridge( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sy the fisherman lives by the sea. His worldly possessions are few, but his needs are simple. All he needs is a penny and a periwinkle
Wild animals of the Far West by Adrien Stoutenburg( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are eighteen families of Western animals, and species from each are represented with descriptions of their natural habitat and behavior pattern
The black wolf of Savage River : a story of the Alaskan wild by Ernestine N Byrd( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UBaboushka nookumkani abathathu by Ruth Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Xhosa and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthsea revisioned by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

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

Parnassus Press records by Parnassus Press( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Parnassus Press records contain manuscripts, financial records, correspondence, author profiles, illustrations, administrative files, artwork, sample production materials, photographs and notebooks. Highlights of the collection include extensive information on the daily operations of the press, its communications and contracts with authors, illustrators and printers, as well as draft manuscripts and mock-ups of its many publications. Included as well are numerous examples of original artwork, book exhibits, and materials that document the publishing process during the mid-twentieth century
Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.10 for Baboushka ... to 0.92 for Earthsea / ...)

Baboushka and the three kings
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A wizard of earthseaIshi, last of his tribeThe beautiful Christmas treeEarthsea