WorldCat Identities

Wildsmith, Brian

Overview
Works: 665 works in 2,096 publications in 10 languages and 61,634 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Pictorial works  Folklore  Christmas stories  Board books  Fables  Pop-up books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicator, Scribe
Classifications: PR5489, E
Publication Timeline
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ABC by Brian Wildsmith( Book )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,991 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 )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,889 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 )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,557 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
The hare and the tortoise by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,464 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 )

33 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,438 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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,371 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 )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,320 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 Anne Geddes( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,238 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 )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 1,186 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 )

40 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 )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 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 1,111 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 1,082 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 1,038 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 1,037 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 1,024 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 )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 992 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: 0.22 (from 0.16 for Goat's tra ... to 1.00 for The north ...)

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-

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 (447)

Chinese (15)

German (13)

French (5)

Japanese (5)

Spanish (5)

Persian (3)

Korean (3)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
The Easter storyOxford Book of Poetry for ChildrenA Christmas storyThe hare and the tortoiseBrian Wildsmith's Mother Goose : a collection of nursery rhymesThe Owl and the WoodpeckerThe little wood duckThe twelve days of Christmas