Most widely held works by Heather Collins
A pioneer sampler : the daily life of a pioneer family in 1840 by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Tells stories and shows how chores were done.
A pioneer Thanksgiving : a story of harvest celebrations in 1841 by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Follows the Robertson family as they prepare for Thanksgiving in the year 1841.
The kids campfire book by Jane Drake ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
Includes games, stories, and songs with music.
The last safe house : a story of the underground railroad by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
"Facts related to Canada's involvement in the Underground Railroad combine with the exciting fictional story of two friends. This unique book also includes maps, activities and songs" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000.
Pioneer crafts by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Provides instructions for creating seventeen traditional crafts ranging from basket weaving and candle making to quilting and soap making, and discusses each craft's importance to frontier families.
The kids summer games book by Jane Drake ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
Presents instructions for over 150 indoor and outdoor games, including water activities, team sports, and card games.
Starting with nature plant book by Pamela M Hickman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Introduction to plants across America. Includes activities and projects on pollination, growing new plants from old vegetables, finding plants under the snow, and starting a garden.
The kids' summer handbook by Jane Drake ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Provides plenty of ideas for creative crafts, outdoor and indoor activities, and games to help pass the time -- on vacation, at home, at the shore, or anywhere.
The kids book of the night sky by Ann Love ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
In The Kids Book of the Night Sky, you'll discover all the secrets the night sky holds. Play a game of "Night Sky I Spy," keep an astronomer's log, read night sky myths and legends from different cultures around the world, and learn about the zodiac, the northern lights, eclipses and more. Then, as the sun goes down and the sky gets dark, you'll be ready for an all-star show!
Gold rush fever : a story of the Klondike, 1898 by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
"Two brothers head for the Klondike Gold Rush, hoping to strike it rich. Factual information, illustrations and photos follow each chapter of their personal story" Cf. Our choice, 2002.
Out came the sun : a day in nursery rhymes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A collection of 45 much-loved nursery rhymes.
Kids and grandparents : an activity book by Ann Love ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Contains dozens of projects for children and their grandparents to do together.
The kids winter handbook by Jane Drake ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Contains activities and ideas for winter fun, from enjoying an outdoor picnic on a blanket of snow to sewing up a pair of warm fleece mittens.
A pioneer Christmas : celebrating in the backwoods in 1841 by Barbara Greenwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Combining fiction and nonfiction, this dramatic story set in the snowy backwoods follows the Robertson family as they prepare for Christmas in 1841. They are excitedly expecting visitors from afar. But as a winter storm begins to rage, the family fears for the safety of the travelers. How will Andrew and Sophie -- with a baby on the way -- fare on such a dangerous journey? Each chapter of the story is enhanced by information about the pioneer period and how Christmas was celebrated in the past. Children will learn about holiday traditions in more detail through crafts, games, songs and other activities.
Come sit by me by Margaret Merrifield ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 389 libraries worldwide
An educational storybook about AIDS and HIV infection for small children ages 4 to 8 and their caregivers.
The bare naked book by Kathy Stinson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A picture book describing various parts of the human body.
A new frog : my first look at the life cycle of an amphibian by Pamela Hickman ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Flaps to open and easy-to-read text make it fun for children to explore and understand the amazing world of frogs.
A seed grows : my first look at a plant's life cycle by Pamela Hickman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Shows a plant's life cycle from seed to stem to flower to fruit with flaps to open as you explore the world of nature.
Hiding by Dorothy Aldis ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A young boy imagines he is hiding in a variety of places while his parents search everywhere for him.
One, two, buckle my shoe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated version of the traditional counting rhyme.
Adoption AIDS (Disease) in children Amusements Astronomy Authorship Birds Birds--Life cycles Books Botany Butterflies--Metamorphosis Campfire programs Canada Children's poetry Christmas Clothing and dress Counting-out rhymes Fiction Food chains (Ecology) Frogs--Life cycles Frontier and pioneer life Fugitive slaves Games Gold mines and mining Grandparent and child Handicraft History Human body Imagination Insects Juvenile works Manners and customs Nature craft North America Nursery rhymes Nursery rhymes, English Outdoor recreation Outdoor recreation for children Parent and child Pioneer children Plant life cycles Plants Seeds Stories in rhyme Thanksgiving Day Trees Underground Railroad United States Winter Writing Yukon Territory--Klondike River Valley