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World Publishing Company

Overview
Works: 146 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 8,420 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Legends  Bibliography  Western stories 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.Y815, E
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Most widely held works about World Publishing Company
 
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The emperor and the kite by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him
Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books by William Targ( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greyling by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selchie, a seal transformed into human form, lives on land with a lonely fisherman and his wife, until the day a great storm threatens the fisherman's life
A pair of red clogs by Masako Matsuno( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little Japanese girl tries to hide the fact that she has cracked her new red clogs
The circus in the mist by Bruno Munari( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a mist surrounds the town, everything is bright and gay beneath the circus tent
The terrible Nung Gwama : a Chinese folktale by Ed Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Chinese tale in which a poor young woman outwits the terrible monster, Nung Gwama, before he eats her
The New World idea index to the Holy Bible by Harvey K Griffith( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rooster's horns : a Chinese puppet play to make and perform by Ed Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the plot of a Chinese puppet play and includes directions for making shadow puppets and a theatre
Wildfire by Evans G Valens( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic story of a forest fire that starts from a tiny spark and erupts into an inferno, driving all the terrified animals to flight. Grades 3-4
Toby Tyler, or, Ten Weeks with a circus by James Otis( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little boy who really does run away to join the merriment and miseries of circus life
Taro and the Tōfu by Masako Matsuno( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a candy store a young Japanese boy makes a big decision as to whether to yield to temptation or return the extra change he received from a peddler
Cobb's cavalcade : a selection from the writings of Irvin S. Cobb by Irvin S Cobb( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smoke Bellew by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Bellew is a young man who finds himself thrust into the primitive life of the Klondike. For other editions see Author Catalog
A pictorial history of the Western Reserve 1796 to 1860 by Margaret Manor Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the Nimipoo from the land of the Nez Percé Indians by Eleanor B Heady( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two tales of the Nez Percé Indians who dwelled in the areas of northern Idaho, eastern Washington, and Oregon
The good llama by Anne F Rockwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Inca legend describing how people and animals survived the great flood that forced the sun to share the sky with the moon
Idy, the fox-chasing cow : and other stories by Ellen Margolis( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folktales from the Ohio hills, retold by a storyteller, include Lazy Tom heaving a cow up a tree to knock down the apples, Widder William running through the barnyard after the wrong red pig, and Idy, the fox-chasing cow
Molly o' the Moors : the story of a pony by Charles Keeping( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rainbow dictionary by Wendell W Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dictionary for children, each definition is developed to give the essential meanings of a word, staying within the realm of a child's experience. Many word use examples are quotations from Mother Goose, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson, and other children's literature
The adventures of the three colors by Annette Tison( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy learns about mixing colors when he tries to reproduce all the rainbow colors with the only three colors left in his paintbox
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.08 for Smoke Bell ... to 0.85 for David Bern ...)

Alternative Names
World Publishing Company Co.

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English (34)