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Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 659 works in 1,874 publications in 9 languages and 55,290 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Poetry  Biography  Board books  Christmas stories  Folklore  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicator
Classifications: PR5489, E
Publication Timeline
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing of an object or animal
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,888 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 )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca, a young girl living in Nazareth, accompanies a small donkey searching for his mother to a stable in Bethlehem where they both witness a special event
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,447 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 little wood duck by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,326 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 )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional Christmas song. All grades
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,182 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 )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,121 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 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,041 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
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and Korean and held by 1,026 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 )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1885 ... Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood ..."--Inside front dust-jacket
Joseph by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Old Testament story of Joseph whose jealous brothers sold him as a slave into Egypt
Saint Francis by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of St. Francis of Assisi, who rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty, good works, and kindness to animals, told as though spoken by the saint himself
The rich man and the shoe-maker : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bag of gold given to a poor but cheerful shoemaker by a rich man causes the cobbler so much worry that he returns it
Professor Noah's spaceship by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the forest begins to change, the animals and birds, no longer happy there, fly away in Professor Noah's amazing spaceship. Where do they go and what do they find there?
Brian Wildsmith's puzzles by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple questions and brain teasers with answers to be found in the accompanying illustrations
The miller, the boy, and the donkey by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miller who tries to please everyone eventually decides he should have made up his own mind in the first place
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.15 for Brian Wild ... to 1.00 for The north ...)

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

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 (368)

German (15)

Chinese (15)

Spanish (8)

Korean (3)

French (2)

Japanese (2)

Italian (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
The Easter storyA Christmas storyBrian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymesThe little wood duckThe twelve days of ChristmasThe lion and the rat : a fableBrian Wildsmith's birdsFishes