WorldCat Identities

Heller, Ruth 1924-2004

Overview
Works: 213 works in 672 publications in 5 languages and 33,567 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folklore  Poetry  Legends  Picture books  Big books  Terms and phrases  Fiction  Dictionaries 
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 )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,429 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 2,397 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 )

39 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,041 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 held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text in rhyme and pictures introduce adjectives and their uses
Merry-go-round : a book about nouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present explanations of the various types of nouns and rules for their usage
A cache of jewels and other collective nouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,885 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."
The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,703 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
Up, up, and away : a book about adverbs by Ruth Heller( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations introduce adverbs and their uses
Mine, all mine : a book about pronouns by Ruth Heller( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,501 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 1,201 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 1,196 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 )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of plants that do not flower but propagate by means of spores, seeds, and cones
Animals born alive and well by Ruth Heller( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,002 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 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates how colors combine in printing and how they affect our eyes
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 770 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 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
How to hide a polar bear & other mammals by Ruth Heller( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text describes how various mammals camouflage themselves to protect against predators
King Solomon and the bee by Dalia Hardof Renberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale about a bee that repays King Solomon's kindness by helping him solve the Queen of Sheba's riddle
 
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.00 for Colors and ... to 0.31 for The Ruth H ...)

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 adjectivesMerry-go-round : a book about nounsA cache of jewels and other collective nounsThe Korean CinderellaUp, up, and away : a book about adverbs
Alternative Names
Heller, Ruth, 1924-

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 (336)

Spanish (15)

French (11)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)