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Robbins, Ruth

Works: 28 works in 142 publications in 7 languages and 12,435 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Young adult works  Biography  Biographies  Christmas fiction  Picture books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.L5215, 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 )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,315 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 )

42 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of Earthsea is a tale of wizards, dragons, and terrifying shadows. The island of Gont is a land famous for wizards. Of these, some say the greatest is the man called Sparrowhawk. As a reckless, awkward boy, he discovered the great power that was in him--with terrifying consequences. Tempted by pride to try spells beyond his means, Sparrowhawk lets loose an evil shadow-beast in his land. Only he can destroy it, and the quest leads him to the farthest corner of Earthsea
Ishi, last of his tribe by Theodora Kroeber( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the gold rush hit California, the white men killed most of the Yahi tribe of the Yana Indians until they hid up in the hills. Ishi was the last one left in 1911
The beautiful Christmas tree by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although everyone laughs when Mr. Crockett plants a straggly pine tree in front of his house, his loving care is rewarded in time
The emperor and the drummer boy by Ruth Robbins( Book )

9 editions published in 1962 in English and French and held by 559 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 )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1963 in English and held by 515 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 488 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 379 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 in 1986 in English and held by 366 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
How the first rainbow was made : an American Indian tale by Ruth Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 306 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
Castaways on Long Ago by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 304 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
Harlequin & Mother Goose : or, The magic stick by Ruth Robbins( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 213 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 187 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 164 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 147 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 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pháp sư xứ Hải Địa by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Vietnamese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard
Key concepts in literary theory by Julian Wolfreys( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Key Concepts in Literary Theory presents the student of literary and critical studies with a broad range of accessible, precise and authoritative definitions of the most significant terms and concepts currently used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist and postcolonial literary studies." "The volume also provides clear and useful definitions of the main areas of literary, critical and cultural theory, supported by bibliographies and an expanded chronology of major thinkers. Accompanying the chronology are short biographies of major works by each critic or theorist."--BOOK JACKET
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Baboushka and the three kings
A wizard of earthseaIshi, last of his tribeThe beautiful Christmas tree
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