WorldCat Identities

Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 688 works in 2,232 publications in 9 languages and 60,885 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Pictorial works  Christmas music  Nursery rhymes  Fables  Folklore  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, wst, Dedicator, Editor, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, 821.8
Publication Timeline
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing of an object or animal
Oxford Book of Poetry for Children by Edward Blishen( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 170 poems divided into 17 categories
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the last days of Jesus' life, the crucifixion, and the resurrection, as seen through the eyes of a small donkey
A Christmas story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca, a young girl living in Nazareth accompanies a small donkey searching for its mother to a stable in Bethlehem where they both witness a special event
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Almost every one of the 87 nursery rhymes appears on its own page, accompanied by a vibrant, full-color painting. The collection includes "Humpty Dumpty," "Little Bo-Peep," "Jack Sprat," and many more old favorites, along with some less familiar rhymes. A convenient index of first lines is included
The Owl and the Woodpecker by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Owl and the Woodpecker are anything but friendly neighbors until the day a storm hits their forest
The little wood duck by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals by the lake make fun of little Wood Duck for swimming in circles, but his uniqueness proves to be useful
The twelve days of Christmas by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional Christmas song. All grades
Brian Wildsmith's circus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-page brilliant watercolor illustrations capture the full and excitement of the animal, clown, and acrobatic acts of the circus
The North Wind and the Sun : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Sun and the North Wind observe a traveler below, they make a wager to see which of them can make the man remove his new cloak. A simple version of the fable that says gentleness may conquer where force fails
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a small rat is the only animal capable of saving the life of the King of the Beasts
Brian Wildsmith's birds by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents collective names for various groups of birds
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each color drawing of a fish is captioned with the term used for a group of that species, such as a stream of minnows, a hover of trout, or a flock of dolphins
Brian Wildsmith's 1, 2, 3's by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers from 1 to 10 are accompanied by drawings composed of rectangles, circles, and triangles
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
Wild animals by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustrations of fourteen species of wild animals in gatherings or companies, with the appropriate term for assembled groups of each creature, such as a cete of badgers, a pride of lions, or a skulk of foxes
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and Korean and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild goat leads a procession of animals into town, causing chaos and dismay. Includes die-cut windows on most of the spreads
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1885 ... Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood ..."--Inside front dust-jacket
The lion and the rat ; The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fables by LaFontaine retold for young children with illustrations by Brian Wildsmith
 
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The Easter story
Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith

Brian Wildsmith auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Brian Wildsmith Brits kunstschilder

Brian Wildsmith englischer Maler und Kinderbuchillustrator

Brian Wildsmith ilustrador británico

Wildsmith, Brian 1930-

וילדסמית, בריאן

וילדסמית, בריאן, 1930-

וילדסמית, בריאן סופר בריטי

와일드스미스, 브라이언 1930-

ブライアン・ワイルドスミス

ワイルドスミス, ブライアン

Languages
English (475)

Chinese (16)

German (9)

French (5)

Japanese (5)

Spanish (5)

Persian (3)

Korean (3)

Thai (1)

Covers
Oxford Book of Poetry for ChildrenThe Easter storyA Christmas storyThe hare and the tortoiseBrian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymesThe Owl and the WoodpeckerThe little wood duckThe twelve days of Christmas