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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Overview
Works: 1,679 works in 2,775 publications in 2 languages and 78,392 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Folk tales  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( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3,866 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 3,382 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 3,062 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 2,822 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 2,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun. K-3. 2001, c1993
Working cotton by Sherley Anne Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2,440 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
Eating the alphabet : fruits and vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2,348 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
Feathers for lunch by Lois Ehlert( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2,344 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
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 2,130 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 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,026 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 1,927 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 1,673 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 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, he discovered the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boy's point of view, this story traces how the youth tries to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seem more interested in golden treasures than friendship
The first dog by Jan Brett( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,565 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 1,518 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 1,515 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 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of five tales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community. Includes lyrics and music to the song, "Hominy Grove."
Sky dogs by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,481 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
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
 
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A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers
Alternative Names

controlled identityHarcourt Brace & Company

controlled identityHarcourt, Brace & World

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

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HBJ (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

Languages
English (37)

German (1)

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King Bidgood's in the bathtubThe napping houseRed leaf, yellow leafRaven : a trickster tale from the Pacific NorthwestWorking cottonEating the alphabet : fruits and vegetables from A to ZFeathers for lunchLives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought)