Most widely held works by Bernadette Watts
Harvey Hare, postman extraordinaire by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 759 libraries worldwide
To show their appreciation for the reliability and hard work of their postman Harvey Hare, the other animals plan to give him a perfect present.
The little donkey : a Christmas story by Gerda Marie Scheidl ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Despite the scorn of the other animals, a donkey persists in his journey to see the newborn Christ Child.
Harvey Hare's Christmas by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Although he faces several difficulties while trying to deliver the mail, with the help of his friends, Harvey Hare gets it all done in time for Christmas.
The elves and the shoemaker by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
A poor shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night.
The smallest snowflake by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
A lost and lonely snowflake longs for a home, and while her snowflake friends journey to far off destinations, she finds her place in life as the inspiration for an artist.
The wolf and the seven little kids by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 550 libraries worldwide
When six of her seven kids are swallowed by a wicked wolf, Old Mother Goat devises a way to rescue them.
The fir tree by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 524 libraries worldwide
A little fir tree realizes too late that it did not appreciate the grand moments of life, such as being a Christmas tree, while they were happening.
Snow White and Rose Red ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 510 libraries worldwide
A bear, befriended by two sisters during the winter, returns one day to reward them royally for their kindness.
The Snow Queen : a fairy tale by Anthea Bell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and German and held by 489 libraries worldwide
After the Snow Queen abducts her friend Kai, Gerda sets out on a perilous and magical journey to find him.
Shoemaker Martin : based on a story by Leo Tolstoy by Brigitte Hanhart ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 488 libraries worldwide
After showing kindness towards three strangers, a Russian shoemaker learns that Jesus visited him three times.
The lion and the mouse : an Aesop fable by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A tiny mouse helps a mighty lion, who had once showed him mercy, escape from a trap.
Rumpelstiltskin : a fairy tale ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in German and English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king, on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
Tattercoats by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
A once proud scarecrow becomes more and more bedraggled as the children neglect him during the winter months, and he loses hope of ever feeling happy again.
St. Francis and the proud crow by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and Afrikaans and held by 466 libraries worldwide
After Saint Francis grants his wish for a golden cage, Crow realizes the folly of envy and the value of freedom and love.
Happy birthday, Harvey Hare by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Harvey Hare worries that all of his animal friends are too busy to come to his birthday party.
Rapunzel by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and German and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Retells the tale of the beautiful girl imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.
The Christmas bird by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in German and English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
When Katya learns that a baby king has been born, she sets off to visit him with a number of gifts, but has only her prized wooden bird whistle that has broken by the time she arrives.
The town mouse and the country mouse : an Aesop fable by Bernadette Watts ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
When the town mouse and the country mouse visit each other, they find they prefer very different ways of life.
The Bremen town musicians : a tale ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
While on their way to Bremen, four aging animals who are no longer of any use to their masters find a new home after outwitting a gang of robbers.
Trouble at Christmas by Russell Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
When Santa's rebellious reindeer desert him on Christmas Eve, he must call on the lion, elephant, dragon, and other animals to pull his sleigh for his important trip.
Alphabet books Animals Arthurian romances Bears Beavers Bible. Bible stories, English--O.T. Jonah Birthday parties Brothers and sisters Children's poetry, English Children's stories Christmas Christmas stories Christmas trees Crows Donkeys Fables Fairy tales Fairy tales Fiction First-born children Folklore Folklore Francis,--of Assisi, Saint,--1182-1226 Friendship Germany Grandmothers Grandparent and child Hares Jesus Christ Jonah--(Biblical prophet) Juvenile works Kindness Letter carriers Liberty Little Red Riding Hood (Tale) Nativity of Jesus Christ Nonsense verses Pictorial works Picture books for children Poetry Refugees Rivers Santa Claus Scarecrows Snowflakes Tales War Weather Wolves
Wattsu, Bānadetto 1942-