WorldCat Identities

Root, Kimberly Bulcken

Overview
Works: 46 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 17,893 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Picture books  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Film editor, Director
Classifications: PZ7.F532, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kimberly Bulcken Root
The toll-bridge troll by Patricia Rae Wolff( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trigg outwits a troll who demands a toll for crossing the bridge that leads to Trigg's school. A fierce troll challenges a smart little boy in this book filled with funny riddles and rebus-like drawings. The swift, puckish story and its plucky hero will appeal tremendously, especially to the many children inspired to play toll-bridge by The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Birdie's lighthouse by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of a ten-year-old girl who moves with her family in 1855 from a town on the Maine coast to rugged Turtle Island where her father is to be the lighthouse keeper
The storytelling princess by Rafe Martin( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived a shipwreck, a princess tries to tell a prince a story whose ending he does not know and thus qualify for his hand in marriage
The true tale of Johnny Appleseed by Margaret Hodges( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live
Gulliver in Lilliput by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a voyage in the South Seas, an Englishman finds himself shipwrecked in Lilliput, a land of people only six inches high
Bronco busters by Alison Cragin Herzig( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three rough, tough bronco busters can't tame a little black pony, but a small, quiet cowboy talks to him and brings him water, and then quietly rides away with him
When the whippoorwill calls by Candice F Ransom( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Blue Ridge Mountain family is displaced to the flatlands by the creation of the Shenandoah National Park
Dadblamed Union Army cow by Susan Fletcher( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Civil War, a devoted cow follows her owner when he joins the Union Army and, despite all his efforts to send her home, stays with him and his regiment until the end of the war. Based on a true story. She just won't git! A Union army soldier can't shake his dadblamed cow in this uplifting tale based on a true story. "THAT DADBLAMED COW!" She follows her owner into the Union army and then straight on south to fight in the war. She needs unstomped grass to eat, she gets stuck in the mud, and she's just plain DANGEROUS in battle. But this peculiar cow also gives the weary soldiers some surprising comforts. Based on stories and newspaper reports from the Civil War and full of lively illustrations, this is a heartwarming tale of one wonderfully dadblamed PERSISTENT cow
Hugh can do by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh, a poor but clever orphan, sets out to seek his fortune in the city but first he must find a way to pay the toll-taker at the bridge
Boots and his brothers : a Norwegian tale by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's kindness to an old beggar woman earns him his weight in gold and half a kingdom
In a creepy, creepy place and other scary stories by Judith Gorog( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scary stories with unpredictable events and bizarre characters
In a messy, messy room by Judith Gorog( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of scary stories with humorous or unexpected endings
Granny, will your dog bite, and other mountain rhymes by Gerald Milnes( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rhymes about various aspects of mountain life
The peddler's gift by Maxine Schur( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in turn-of-the-century rural Russia learns that appearances are often deceiving after he steals and then tries to return a dreidel (a four-sided spinning top) to the traveling peddler Shnook. Suggested level: primary
Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timid and small for her age, nine-year-old Elizabeth Ann discovers her own abilities and gains a new perception of the world around her when she goes to live with relatives on a farm in Vermont
Whatever happened to the Pony Express? by Verla Kay( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family's cross-country communication changes during the development and demise of the Pony Express. Includes author's note about the history of mail delivery in the United States, with "notable dates."
Billy Beg and his bull : an Irish tale by Ellin Greene( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With magical gifts from the bull his mother had given him, the son of an Irish king manages to prove his bravery and win a princess as his wife
The birds of Killingworth : based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Robert D San Souci( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father persuades their colony to kill all the birds because they are eating the crops, Almira joins the schoolmaster in trying to prove that the birds are both beautiful and useful
Junk pile! by Lady Borton( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helping out in her father's auto junk yard has taught Jamie how to fix the schoolbus, but the other children's teasing still hurts until she learns how to fix a friendship as well
If I'd known then what I know now by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father's love for his family is expressed through his well-meaning but unsuccessful attempts to fix up their house
 
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The toll-bridge troll
Alternative Names
Bulcken Root, Kimberly

Root, Kim

ルート, キンバリー・バルケン

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Birdie's lighthouseThe storytelling princessThe true tale of Johnny AppleseedGulliver in LilliputBronco bustersWhen the whippoorwill callsDadblamed Union Army cowBoots and his brothers : a Norwegian tale