WorldCat Identities

Heller, Ruth 1924-2004

Overview
Works: 240 works in 702 publications in 4 languages and 34,064 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folklore  Poetry  Picture books  Big books  Terms and phrases  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Nature stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.C56, 428.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ruth Heller
 
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Most widely held works by Ruth Heller
Chickens aren't the only ones by Ruth Heller( Book )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals
The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of Cinderella set in Egypt in the sixth century B.C., Rhodopes, a slave girl, eventually comes to be chosen by the Pharaoh to be his queen
The reason for a flower by Ruth Heller( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and lavish illustrations explain plant reproduction and the purpose of a flower and present some plants which don't seem to be flowers but are
Kites sail high : a book about verbs by Ruth Heller( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and lavish illustrations explain verbs
Many luscious lollipops : a book about adjectives by Ruth Heller( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text in rhyme and pictures introduce adjectives and their uses
A cache of jewels and other collective nouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations introduce a variety of collective nouns such as a "drift of swans" and a "clutch of eggs."
Merry-go-round : a book about nouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present explanations of the various types of nouns and rules for their usage
Up, up, and away : a book about adverbs by Ruth Heller( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations introduce adverbs and their uses
The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of Cinderella set in ancient Korea, Pear Blossom, a stepchild, eventually comes to be chosen by the magistrate to be his wife
Mine, all mine : a book about pronouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various types of pronouns, explains how and when to use them, and provides whimsical glimpses of what our language would be without them
Behind the mask : a book about prepositions by Ruth Heller( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores through rhyming text the subject of prepositions and how they're used
Fantastic! wow! and unreal! : a book about interjections and conjunctions by Ruth Heller( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces and explains various interjections and conjunctions, including "awesome," "alas," and "yet."
Plants that never ever bloom by Ruth Heller( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore science and discover the abundance of plants that do not have flowers, like mushrooms, seaweed, ferns, and more
Animals born alive and well by Ruth Heller( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations introduce animals with fur or hair who nurse their young, breathe fresh air, and except for two species give birth to their young alive instead of laying eggs
Color, color, color, color by Ruth Heller( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates how colors combine in printing and how they affect our eyes
How to hide an octopus & other sea creatures by Ruth Heller( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
Blue potatoes, orange tomatoes : how to grow a rainbow garden by Rosalind Creasy( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to plant and grow a variety of colorful vegetables, including red corn, yellow watermelons, and multicolored radishes
King of the birds by Shirley Climo( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When chaos reigns among the birds, Owl declares a contest to determine who will be their king
How to hide a butterfly & other insects by Ruth Heller( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text describes how various insects camouflage themselves to protect against predators
How to hide a polar bear & other mammals by Ruth Heller( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text describes how various mammals camouflage themselves to protect against predators
 
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The Egyptian Cinderella
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The Egyptian CinderellaThe reason for a flowerKites sail high : a book about verbsMany luscious lollipops : a book about adjectivesA cache of jewels and other collective nounsMerry-go-round : a book about nounsUp, up, and away : a book about adverbsThe Korean Cinderella
Alternative Names
Ruth Heller American writer and artist

Ruth Heller Amerikaans schrijfster (1923-2004)

Ruth Heller Amerikaans schrijver (-)

Ruth Heller Escritora y artista gráfica estadounidense

Languages
English (331)

Spanish (15)

French (10)

Chinese (1)