WorldCat Identities

Esbensen, Barbara Juster

Overview
Works: 41 works in 141 publications in 4 languages and 12,738 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Folklore  Picture books  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Fiction  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3555.S24, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Juster Esbensen
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Juster Esbensen
Who shrank my grandmother's house? : poems of discovery by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about childhood discoveries concerning everyday objects and things
Baby whales drink milk by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals
Swing around the sun : poems by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems that celebrates the seasons, with illustrations for each season by a different Minnesota artist
Great northern diver : the loon by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and French and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the elusive loon, one of the most primitive birds in the United States
Sponges are skeletons by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans
Ladder to the sky : how the gift of healing came to the Ojibway Nation : a legend retold by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the legend of how the gift of healing came to the Ojibway people
Swift as the wind : the cheetah by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the cheetah, fastest of the big cats
Words with wrinkled knees : animal poems by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about words that express the essence of the animals they identify
Playful slider : the North American river otter by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of the North American river otter, describing the playful mammal's behavior and characteristics
Echoes for the eye : poems to celebrate patterns in nature by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems that reveal patterns in nature
The night rainbow by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem based on ancient legends about the northern lights from people who associated the fiery illuminations with animals, ghosts, dancers, and raging battles
Cold stars and fireflies : poems of the four seasons by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about nature and the changing seasons
Jumping day by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl celebrates the joys of jumping from the moment she wakes up until it is time to jump back into bed
Dance with me by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems depicting the dance of nature
A celebration of bees : helping children write poetry by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection includes selected children's poems and teaching aids, corrected holographs (one in photocopy), corrected typescript photocopies, jacket proof, correspondence, notes, reviews and clippings, photocopies of illustrations and a copy of the Kerlan Collection appraisal form
The great buffalo race : how the buffalo got its hump ; a Seneca tale by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Seneca legend in which the buffalo receives its hump from the Great Spirit
The Dream Mouse : a lullaby tale from Old Latvia by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dream Mouse drives his cart with its load of sleep through the darkening village, bringing wondrous dreams to all the children
Een ladder naar de hemel : hoe het Ojibway-volk de kunst van het genezen leerde kennen : een legende by Barbara Juster Esbensen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legende van de Ojibway- of Chippewa-Indianen met exotische, gekleurde schilderingen, waarin wordt verteld hoe zij de kunst van het genezen hebben leren kennen. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
 
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Who shrank my grandmother's house? : poems of discovery
Alternative Names
Esbensen Juster, Barbara 1925-1996

Juster Esbensen, Barbara

Languages
English (95)

French (3)

Chinese (2)

Dutch (2)

Covers
Baby whales drink milkSwing around the sun : poemsSponges are skeletonsSwift as the wind : the cheetahWords with wrinkled knees : animal poemsPlayful slider : the North American river otterEchoes for the eye : poems to celebrate patterns in natureThe night rainbow