WorldCat Identities

Ray, Mary Lyn

Overview
Works: 44 works in 144 publications in 3 languages and 16,289 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Children's audiobooks  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Lyn Ray
Welcome, Brown Bird by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a boy in North America urges his father not to cut down the trees where the wood thrush lives, a boy in South America awaits the return of the bird that he calls "la flauta" for its flute-like song
Stars by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the wonder of stars, whether they are in the night sky, on a plant as a promise of fruit to come, or in one's pocket for those days when one does not feel shiny
Basket moon by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Korean and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing some men call his father and him hillbillies on his first trip into the nearby town of Hudson, a young boy is not so sure he still wants to become a basket maker
Mud by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As winter melts into spring, the frozen earth turns into magnificent mud. One night it happens. Maybe it begins in the warmth of the day, but it's always at night that it happens. Earth comes unfrozen, and then there is ... MUD! This ode to muddy hands and feet, brown earth, and new grass celebrates the joy of mud and the coming of spring
Red rubber boot day by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child describes all the things there are to do on a rainy day
Christmas farm by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilma decides to plant Christmas trees with the help of her young neighbor, Parker
Go to sleep, little farm by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest"--
Goodnight, good dog by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For one restless pup the waking world is too full of wonder to leave behind at bedtime, until he closes his eyes and finds comfort in his dreams"--
Pumpkins : a story for a field by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and French and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man harvests and sells a bountiful crop of pumpkins so that he will be able to preserve the field from developers
All aboard! by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Barnes goes on a train trip and enjoys all the sights and sounds of the ride
Deer dancer by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl who is in a woodland clearing to practice dancing spies a deer and observes how it leaps and turns
Boom! by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie, a little dog, is afraid of nothing except thunder and during one very bad storm, she discovers that the boy who she lives with is frightened, too
A violin for Elva by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true
Shaker boy by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having come to live among the Shakers at the age of six, Caleb spends the rest of his life learning their songs and their ways
Pianna by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna learns to play the piano and continues to play all her life
A lucky author has a dog by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a lucky author who has a dog to greet her in the morning and help her with ideas, because everything is better with a dog--but a dog who has an author is also lucky
A rumbly tumbly glittery gritty place by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child describes all the wonderful things there are to enjoy in the gravel pit across the road
Alvah and Arvilla by Mary Lyn Ray( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arvilla has never been able to see the ocean, because of having to care for their farm animals, until she gets an idea for a "voiture" which will enable them all to travel to the Pacific
Go to sleep, little farm by Mary Lyn Ray( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest
Shaker baskets by Martha Wetherbee( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Welcome, Brown Bird
Alternative Names
Ray, Mary

Ray, Mary Lyn

레이, 메리 린

レイ, メアリー・リン

Languages
English (96)

French (5)

Korean (2)

Covers
StarsBasket moonMudRed rubber boot dayChristmas farmPumpkins : a story for a fieldAll aboard!Shaker boyAlvah and Arvilla