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Benson, Patrick

Overview
Works: 241 works in 920 publications in 13 languages and 27,556 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Christmas fiction  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Literature  Fairy tales  Romance fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Artist, Interviewee
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 )

142 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,448 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 4 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Billy enters the Forest of Sin and meets the Minpins, matchstick-sized people who live in tree cities besieged by the Smoke-Belching Gruncher whom Billy vows to destroy
Mole and the baby bird by Marjorie Newman( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,546 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 3 languages and held by 1,249 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 1,232 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 1,030 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 865 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. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Soon by Timothy Knapman( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 758 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 story of three whales by Giles Whittell( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the concerted efforts of an international team of concerned people eased the suffering of three gray whales trapped by ice off the coast of Alaska and eventually helped two of themback to the open sea
Robin Hood by Sarah Hayes( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his men in Sherwood Forest as they right wrongs and fight injustice
The tough princess by Martin Waddell( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 658 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
Oddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson by Joyce Dunbar( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 622 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
Squeak's good idea by Max Eilenberg( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 614 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
The willows and beyond by William Horwood( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 573 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
Night sky dragons by Mal Peet( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 531 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?
The little boat by Kathy Henderson( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 529 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
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
Las lechucitas by Martin Waddell( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2017 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
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrooge discovers that life is much happier with more friends and less money
The Willows at Christmas by William Horwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twelve days of Christmas are fast approaching and Mole is planning to enjoy every one of them with his River Bank friends. So when the normally cheerful Toad despairs at the arrival of Mrs. Ffleshe, an impossibly rude houseguest who every year sets out to protect Toad from overindulgence, Mole must do something about it. But the plan he hatches with Ratty, Badger, and Otter goes horribly wrong. With the prospect of spending Christmas in jail, Mole will have to work hard if he is to salvage some Christmas spirit for his friends.The Willows at Christmas is the crowning achievement of William Horwood's enchanting sequels to Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. The new story is set just after the original, but before Horwood's critically acclaimed The Willows in Winter. It will give pleasure to the countless readers around the world who have reveled in each new work. Merry Christmas!
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Owl babies
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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 princessOddly / illustrated by Patrick Benson
Alternative Names
Bensons, Patriks

Patrick Benson Brits maker

Patrick Benson creador británico

Patrick Benson creador británicu

باتريك بينسون

벤슨, 패트릭 1956-

ベンソン, パトリック

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