WorldCat Identities

Root, Betty

Overview
Works: 485 works in 798 publications in 8 languages and 9,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Readers (Publications)  Picture books  Fairy tales  Toy and movable books  Bible stories  Board books 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other, Creator, Scientific advisor, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Collector, Proofreader
Classifications: PE1628.5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Betty Root
My first dictionary by Betty Root( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes definitions and illustrations for over 300 words often used by children. Sample sentences help explain meaning and usage
Help your child learn to read by Betty Root( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows what parents can do for a child from birth through preschool and early school years to help make the process of becoming a reader enjoyable and free of anxiety
The first hundred words by Heather Amery( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed drawings introduce 100 common words
The Christmas story by Heather Amery( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This simple retelling of the story of Jesus's birth brings alive the wonder of Christmas for young children. Charming illustrations and carefully written text make this a lovely book to share with a child." (publisher)
The Usborne book of fairy tales by Heather Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six illustrated tales, each with a little yellow duck hidden in the story
Going to the doctor by Anne Civardi( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack, Jenny, and Joey go to the doctor and experience a lot of firsts
The runaway tractor by Heather Amery( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find the little yellow duck on each page
The story of Rumpelstiltskin by Heather Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin gold from straw after extracting from her the promise he will be given her first-born child
Scarecrow's secret by Heather Amery( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Mr. Boot and his two children, Poppy and Sam, build a scarecrow that is extraordinarily more effective than their neighbor's
First thousand words : a picture word book by Heather Amery( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and Catalan and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed drawings introduce 1000 common words. Includes a pronunciation guide
Pig gets stuck by Heather Amery( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See what happens when the smallest pig, Curly, searches for something to eat
Train stories by Heather Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these short stories Mrs. Boot introduces Poppy and Sam to the newly restored Apple Tree Station and its steam train
Noah's ark by Heather Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text at the top of each page for beginning readers combined with slightly more difficult text at the bottom of each page for parents, teachers, or others tells that Noah obeyed God and built an ark for his family and the creatures of the earth
Cinderella by Heather Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy godmother helps Cinderella attend the palace ball in spite of mistreatment by her stepmother and stepsisters
Opposites by Carol Watson( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and short sentences demonstrate the opposite meanings of the antonyms given
Surprise visitors by Heather Amery( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this easy book designed for beginning readers, the Boot family gets a special treat when a hot air balloon lands on their farm
Barn on fire by Heather Amery( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A typical day on the farm until the barn catches fire
The new pony by Heather Amery( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Stone's new pony looks as though no one is taking care of her, so Poppy begins feeding her apples and carrots over the fence to try to be helpful and friendly
Red tractor by Sue Graves( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Tractor helps with lots of jobs around the farm and has rescued the farmer and other animals when they were stuck in the mud, but who is there to help Red Tractor the day that he gets stuck? Includes word recognition quesions, gold star reward stickers and badges, and information for parents about reading with young children
Resources for reading : does quality count? : proceedings of the twenty-second Annual Course and Conference of the United Kingdom Reading Association, University of Reading, July 1985 by United Kingdom Reading Association( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the twenty second Annual Course and Conference of the United Kingdom Reading Association held at the University of Reading, July 1985
 
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My first dictionary
Alternative Names
Rūte, Betija

‏רת, בתי.

ルート, ベティ

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Help your child learn to readThe first hundred wordsThe Christmas storyThe Usborne book of fairy talesGoing to the doctorThe runaway tractorThe story of RumpelstiltskinScarecrow's secret