WorldCat Identities

Patience, John

Overview
Works: 374 works in 656 publications in 5 languages and 6,177 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Toy and movable books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pop-up books  Folklore  Fairy tales  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.3.G376, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Patience
I can read by Louise Gikow( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child is excited and proud about learning to read
Hansel & Gretel by John Patience( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of cookies, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner
Mrs. Merryweather's letter by John Patience( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Merriweather writes a letter to her friend, Mrs. Willowbank, which takes many detours on its journey
The Tortoise Fair by John Patience( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Tortoise Fair comes to Fern Hollow it brings fun and excitement for all the village's inhabitants, especially young Monty and Tugger who decide to stow away in the caravan when it leaves!
Sigmund's birthday surprise by John Patience( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come join Sigmund and his friends from Fern Hollow as they deal with Sigmund's birthday surprise--an enormous crocodile!
The midsummer banquet by John Patience( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lord Trundle finds the old Fern Hollow Castle, he decides it is a perfect place to have the Midsummer Banquet
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by John Patience( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Russian and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pied Piper piped the village clear of rats and when the people refused to pay him for the service he piped away their children, too
Brindle bear : telling the time by John Patience( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces Brindle Bear and follows him through the times of his day
Mr. Rusty's new house by John Patience( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a flood ruins Mr. Rusty's house, his neighbors and friends come to the rescue and help build a new house for Mr. Rusty and his family
Granny Bouncer's rescue by John Patience( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Bouncer and the other animals of Fern Hollow make their annual seaside trip, and Granny narrowly averts tragedy
Puss in boots : a pop-up book by John Patience( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French fairy tale in which a clever cat wins his master a fortune and the hand of a princess
Cinderella by John Patience( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mistreated young woman wins a better life with a prince through the help of her fairy godmother
The land of nursery rhymes by John Patience( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fancy dress party counting book by John Patience( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the numbers from 1-10
Sleeping Beauty : a pop-up book by John Patience( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A illustrated pop-up retelling of the tale Sleeping Beauty
The mysterious fortune tellers by John Patience( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals of Fern Hollow get their fortunes told at the town festival
Toby Claypot's wishing well by Jane Patience( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Rainbow's End, which is inhabited by gnomes, Toby Claypot's granddaughter makes a wish at the wishing well for just the right birthday present for him
The winter warming by Jane Patience( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gnomish inhabitants of Rainbow's End prepare excitedly for their annual Winter Warming celebration up on Egg Hill
The floating restaurant by John Patience( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike and the cowboy band by John Patience( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike doesn't like his music lessons until he hears a Cowboy band playing music that he enjoys
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.09 for Mrs. Merry ... to 0.25 for Puss in bo ...)

I can read
Languages
English (117)

German (10)

Spanish (4)

French (3)

Russian (1)

Covers
Hansel & GretelPuss in boots : a pop-up bookCinderellaThe mysterious fortune tellersSpike and the cowboy band