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Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 673 works in 1,822 publications in 8 languages and 64,300 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Biography  Poetry  Pictorial works  Folklore  Board books  Legends  Anecdotes 
Roles: Illustrator, Dedicator, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Wildsmith
ABC by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,097 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 )
20 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 170 poems divided into 17 categories
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,866 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
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine ( Book )
34 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
The Owl and the Woodpecker by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Owl and the Woodpecker are anything but friendly neighbors until the day a storm hits their forest
The twelve days of Christmas by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditional Christmas song. All grades
The little wood duck by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,392 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 1,325 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 )
28 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 1,255 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
The North Wind and the Sun; a fable by Jean de La Fontaine ( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English 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
Exodus by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,156 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
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 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
Goat's trail by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 1,135 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 )
12 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,119 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 )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and watercolor illustrations describe the characteristics and habits of squirrels throughout the year
A Child's Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson ( Book )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"First published in 1885...Stevenson's poetry captures the joy and whimsy of childhood..."--Inside front dust-jacket
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 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
Joseph by Brian Wildsmith ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,046 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 )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,016 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 miller, the boy, and the donkey by Jean de La Fontaine ( Book )
31 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 994 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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Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith
וילדסמית, בריאן
ワイルドスミス, ブライアン
Languages
English (352)
German (6)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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