WorldCat Identities

Benson, Patrick

Overview
Works: 209 works in 839 publications in 15 languages and 27,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Fairy tales  Romance fiction  Fantasy fiction  Stories in rhyme  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PZ7.W1137, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patrick Benson
 
Most widely held works by Patrick Benson
Owl babies by Martin Waddell( Book )

120 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they wonder where she is. They worry about their mother until her return to which they greet with joyous celebration
The Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )

49 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Billy was tired of being good. He longed to explore the black secret wood - The Forest of Sin. So, despite warnings from his mother, he enters the forest. There, he encounters the Minpins, who live in terror of the most awesome creature invented: the Red-Hot-Smoke-Belching Gruncher. Little Billy with help from the Minpins devises a plan to defeat the monster and finds himself proclaimed a hero
Mole and the baby bird by Marjorie Newman( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mole rescues a baby bird, cares for it, and loves it, until the day he realizes it is because he loves it that he must set it free
The willows in winter by William Horwood( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More adventures of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger, who live along a river in the English countryside. The comfortable bachelor world of the River Bank is thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a formidable female character, who seems to win Toad’s heart. The friends reminisce about their past escapades and prepare to turn over the River Bank to the next generation
Christopher Mouse : the tale of a small traveler by William Wise( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being sold to an unscrupulous pet store owner, a young mouse lives with several owners and has many adventures, before ending up with an appreciative family
North : the amazing story of Arctic migration by Nick Dowson( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tribute to the migrations of millions of creatures to the Arctic, including depictions of the cyclical journeys of gray whales, caribou and more
Little penguin by Patrick Benson( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparing herself to the larger Emperor penguins, Pip the Adélie penguin feels unhappy with her size until an encounter with a huge sperm whale puts things in a different perspective for her
The story of three whales by Giles Whittell( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of three whales that were caught in the pack ice of the Arctic and the efforts of people to free them. Grades K-3. (TouchSee books for children)
Robin Hood by Sarah Hayes( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his men in Sherwood Forest as they right wrongs and fight injustice
Soon by Timothy Knapman( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying his mother on a special outing, a baby elephant is protected from a sequence of scary predators before arriving at the top of a high mountain and observing a wondrous surprise
The tough princess by Martin Waddell( Book )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spunky princess with a mind of her own resists her parents' plans to ensnare a prince for her and rides forth to adventures of her choosing. Suggested level: junior, primary
Squeak's good idea by Max Eilenberg( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Squeak the elephant decides to go outside for a picnic he prepares himself for any eventuality, which turns out to be a good idea
Oddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson by Joyce Dunbar( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lostlet, the Strangelet, and the Oddlet are confused creatures until they befriend a boy who has run away from home
The willows and beyond by William Horwood( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger as they reminisce about their past escapades and prepare to turn over the River Bank to the next generation
The little boat by Kathy Henderson( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy playing at the seashore makes a toy sailboat that is swept out to sea, and, after braving storms, hungry fish, and bigger boats, is finally found by a little girl at the opposite shore
Toad triumphant by William Horwood( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a formidable female enters the comfortable bachelor world of the River Bank and seems to win Toad's heart, his companions attempt to save their infatuated friend from himself
Night sky dragons by Mal Peet( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yazul loves making kites with his grandfather, but all he truly desires is the approval of his father. Yazul's father, lord of a han along the Silk Road, is a man made stern by loneliness, and Yazul's love of kite-making only seems to elicit disappointment. "Travel and trade are what matters," his father says. But when the han is attacked by bandits, Yazul has an idea. With the help of his grandfather, he might just be able to use his kite-making skills to scare the bandits away and save the han. Will Yazul's courage and cleverness make his father proud?
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous tale about four animal friends - Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger - who live along a river in the English countryside
Las lechucitas by Martin Waddell( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone
 
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Owl babies
Alternative Names
Bensons, Patriks

Patrick Benson Brits maker

벤슨, 패트릭 1956-

ベンソン, パトリック

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The MinpinsMole and the baby birdThe willows in winterChristopher Mouse : the tale of a small travelerNorth : the amazing story of Arctic migrationLittle penguinThe tough princessSqueak's good idea