WorldCat Identities

Ward, Helen 1962-

Overview
Works: 155 works in 471 publications in 19 languages and 20,679 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Nature stories  Fables  Folklore  Toy and movable books  History  Christmas stories  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.G759, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helen Ward
The hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop by Helen Ward( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 16 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. Includes a key to the various animals pictured in the illustrations
Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris : being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926 by Emily Sands( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purports to be the journal of Emily Sands during her travels in Egypt in 1926 to find the lost tomb of Osiris. Based on real Egyptology, each chapter covers a different place in Egypt
The dragon machine by Helen Ward( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George sees dragons everywhere he looks, but they are "ignored and overlooked," just like he is. He likes the creatures, and feeds them, but soon becomes weary of cleaning up after them. He goes to the library in search of a solution, finds a map, and proceeds to build a machine to help him lead the beasts back to where they belong. The child's parents, who are never pictured, finally notice that he is gone, find him, and celebrate his return with a cake and a new dog - or is it a dog?
The tin forest by Helen Ward( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There once was a wide, windswept place ... but where there is a dream, hope can grow."--Jacket
The rooster and the fox by Helen Ward( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud rooster is tricked by a sly fox
The animals' Christmas carol by Helen Ward( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many different animals come to bestow their own special gifts on the newborn Christ Child. An original song inspired by "The Friendly Beasts."
Unwitting wisdom : an anthology of Aesop's fables by Helen Ward( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated adaptation of twelve animal fables first told by the Greek slave Aesop
Finding Christmas by Helen Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl wanders through the snow on Christmas Eve, looking for a gift for a very special someone. She happens upon a glowing toy shop, but before she can select a present, a mysterious old gentleman scoops up everything in the store
The town mouse and the country mouse : an Aesop fable by Paul Galdone( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the Aesop fable in which a city dwelling and countryside mouse experience how the other lives
Spots in a box by Helen Ward( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns
Little Moon Dog by Helen Ward( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Moon Dog plays with the mischievous fairies who come to tour the moon, but he later realizes that the Man in the Moon is his true friend
The king of the birds by Helen Ward( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When chaos reigns among the birds, the oldest and wisest birds declare a contest to determine who will be their king
Old shell, new shell : a coral reef tale by Helen Ward( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hermit crab who has outgrown his shell searches for a new one among the creatures of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Includes a key which identifies the coral reef animals in the illustrations
The boat by Helen Ward( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive old man and his menagerie of strange animals are rescued by nearby villagers when flood waters threatened to engulf the little hill where he lives
Pirateology : the sea journal of Captain William Lubber, pirate hunter general, Boston, Massachusetts by Dugald Steer( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirateology was allegedly found in an old sea chest by divers searching for wrecks off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in 2006 ... Research has revealed no other traces of William Lubber, his ship The Sea Cat, or his nemesis, Arabella Drummond
Life in the dark by Joyce Pope( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habitats and activities of creatures that live in darkness
Mistaken identity by Joyce Pope( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many ways vulnerable animals protect themselves by making themselves difficult to see or mimicking better protected creatures
Living fossils by Joyce Pope( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines living animals and plants that have managed to survive as species over millions of years without undergoing change, including the shark, crocodile, horseshoe crab, and magnolia
Two lives by Joyce Pope( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, with emphasis on the larval stage and metamorphosis, how various amphibians, insects, fishes and other marine animals change as they grow and mature into adults
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enchanting story of Mole and his River Bank friends: gentle Raty, generous Badger, and the irrepressible Toad
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris : being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926
Alternative Names
Varda, Helēna 1962-

워드, 헬렌

ウォード, ヘレン

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Egyptology : search for the tomb of Osiris : being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926The dragon machineThe tin forestThe rooster and the foxThe animals' Christmas carolUnwitting wisdom : an anthology of Aesop's fablesFinding ChristmasLittle Moon Dog