WorldCat Identities

Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 571 works in 1,988 publications in 14 languages and 63,163 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Pictorial works  Biography  Folklore  Board books  Christmas stories  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicator, 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 )

85 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,929 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 )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,036 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
Oxford Book of Poetry for Children by Edward Blishen( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,725 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
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

40 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,502 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 )

36 editions published between 1197 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,430 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 )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 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 3 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,277 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 )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Sun and the North Wind observe the traveler below, they make a wager to see which one can make the man remove his coat. A simple version of the fable that says gentleness may conquer where force fails
Brian Wildsmith's birds by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents collective names for various groups of birds
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Thai and held by 1,207 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 1, 2, 3's by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 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
Exodus by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how God sent Moses to lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and into the promised land of Canaan
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,095 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 )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delightful illustrations of animals in their natural groups
Squirrels by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Old Testament story of Joseph whose jealous brothers sold him as a slave into Egypt
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1885 ... Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood ..."--Inside front dust-jacket
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.14 for Goat's tra ... to 1.00 for The north ...)

Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith

Brian Wildsmith englischer Maler und Kinderbuchillustrator

וילדסמית, בריאן

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
Covers
The Easter storyOxford Book of Poetry for ChildrenA Christmas storyBrian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymesThe Owl and the WoodpeckerThe little wood duckThe twelve days of ChristmasThe North Wind and the Sun; a fable