WorldCat Identities

Sims, Lesley

Overview
Works: 52 works in 222 publications in 4 languages and 7,580 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Upside-down books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: GT3550, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lesley Sims
Moon zoom by Lesley Sims( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two adventurous mice take a trip to the moon. Eighth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children
Grizzly bear rock by Lesley Sims( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children. In this story, grizzly bear Sal discovers to her dismay that she can't sing, but cheers up when she turns out to be a good percussionist
Knight fight by Lesley Sims( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gold Knight exhibits good sportsmanship when he unexpectedly loses at jousting. Fourteenth in a series of 15 rhyming stories developed to help children learn to read. Each book is designed for an adult and child to read together and introduces new letters or reading patterns and reinforces material from previous books. Includes puzzles to reinforce new skills, and guidance notes on reading with children
The Usborne book of castles by Lesley Sims( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, purpose, and construction of medieval castles and the life of their inhabitants
How elephants lost their wings by Lesley Sims( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Believe it, or not, elephants used to be able to fly. But flying elephants were big trouble. This lively retelling of an Indian folktale has easy-to-read text and fun puzzles to try after the story."--Cover, p.4
Agent Arthur's island adventure by Lesley Sims( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Arthur is back and fighting for survival in another adventure. Investigating the mysterious goings-on on Skull Island, Arthur finds out too late that he has been sucked into a web of which he is the bait! Can he outwit his enemies and sabotage their evil plans?
Stories of gnomes and goblins by Christopher Rawson( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four stories where gnomes are tricked, fairies are rescued, pixies create mischief, and Willo the Wisp keeps a candle lit
Bee makes tea by Lesley Sims( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book
The little giraffe by Lesley Sims( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Giraffe and his best friend Rhino are very, very hungry. What happens next changes their lives forever
Crow in the snow by Lesley Sims( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book
The planets by Lesley Sims( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book describes the nine planets in our solar system and discusses gravity, the Big Bang, and the formation of the earth
Puzzle journey under the sea by Lesley Sims( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon, Dirk, and Ally have the educational experience of a lifetime when they board a submarine and explore the depths of the ocean
The dragon and the phoenix : a folktale from China by Lesley Sims( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a dragon, a phoenix and a very, very special pebble
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland ..."--Cover back
The wish fish by Lesley Sims( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every day, Bob catches fish. One day, he catches the biggest surprise of his life. This lively retelling of an old folktale has easy-to-read text and fun puzzles to try after the story."--Back cover
Goat in a boat by Lesley Sims( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goat decides they need different food to eat, so he gets his boat and goes fishing in the castle's moat
The story of flying by Lesley Sims( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Serbian and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of how people wanted to fly and finally managed it
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by Lesley Sims( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess takes refuge from her wicked stepmother in the cottage of seven dwarfs
The Usborne horse and pony treasury by Rosie Dickins( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to horses and ponies covers how to care for them, the competitions they can participate in, and how they are portrayed in literature and motion pictures, and includes six short stories based on myths about horses
The Three wishes by Lesley Sims( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of three wishes that bring a poor farmer and his wife nothing but trouble. If you were given three wishes, what would you wish for? It's best to think twice, as Ned and Nat find out in this story. This charming retelling of a traditional European folktale has easy-to-read text and fun puzzles to try
 
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The Usborne book of castles
Languages
English (123)

French (8)

Serbian (1)

Turkish (1)

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Grizzly bear rockKnight fightThe Usborne book of castlesHow elephants lost their wingsAgent Arthur's island adventureStories of gnomes and goblinsThe little giraffeThe planets