WorldCat Identities

Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 655 works in 1,732 publications in 10 languages and 49,529 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Biography  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Board books  Folklore  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Wildsmith
 
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing of an object or animal
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells 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 )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,451 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 1,334 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
Brian Wildsmith's circus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,242 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 lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 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 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how God sent Moses to lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and to the promised land of Canaan
Brian Wildsmith's 1, 2, 3's by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 1,087 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 )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,046 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 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
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
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 994 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 991 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 975 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
Brian Wildsmith's puzzles by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents simple questions and brain teasers with answers to be found in the accompanying illustrations
Professor Noah's spaceship by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 937 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?
The fables of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 888 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
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delightful color drawings of fishes in their natural groupings, each 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 illustrated Bible stories by Philip Turner( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the Bible simply told and in chronological order from Adam and Eve to Christ's Resurrection
 
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Audience Level
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Exodus
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-

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 (312)

Chinese (8)

German (7)

French (5)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (3)

Korean (3)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
The hare and the tortoiseBrian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymesThe little wood duckThe lion and the rat : a fableBrian Wildsmith's birdsExodusSquirrelsWild animals