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Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 812 works in 2,450 publications in 10 languages and 59,191 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books  Bible stories  Echo verse  Biography  Narrative poetry  Literature  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Artist, Dedicator, wst, Editor, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, 821.8
Publication Timeline
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a drawing, mostly of animals
The Easter story by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and French and held by 1,806 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 )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 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 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,457 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 )

40 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 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 )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,285 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 )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 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 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 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
The lion and the rat : a fable by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 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
Fishes by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 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 1,055 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
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 972 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 958 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
Brian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymes( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 934 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 932 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 920 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
 
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Exodus
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The Easter storyOxford book of poetry for childrenA Christmas storyThe hare and the tortoiseThe Owl and the WoodpeckerThe little wood duckThe twelve days of ChristmasThe North Wind and the Sun : a fable
Alternative Names
Brian Wildsmith

Brian Wildsmith auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Brian Wildsmith Brits kunstschilder

Brian Wildsmith englischer Maler und Kinderbuchillustrator

Brian Wildsmith il·lustrador britànic

Brian Wildsmith ilustrador británico

Brian Wildsmith ilustrator britanik

Wildsmith, Brian 1930-

Wildsmith, Brian Lwarence 1930-2016

בריאן וילדסמית סופר בריטי

וילדסמית, בריאן

וילדסמית, בריאן, 1930-

와일드스미스, 브라이언 1930-2016

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 (459)

German (8)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (5)

French (4)

Persian (3)

Korean (3)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)