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Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert van

Overview
Works: 50 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 12,559 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.W5718, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
 
Most widely held works by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
L is for Lincoln : an Illinois alphabet by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text introduce people, places, and things associated with the state of Illinois, each accompanied by a more detailed explanation
Jam & jelly by Holly & Nellie by Gloria Whelan( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nellie and her mother pick berries all summer in order to make enough money so that Nellie can get a coat to wear to school in the winter
The legend of the teddy bear by Frank Murphy( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and lucky timing of two candy store entrepreneurs who took the story of President Theodore Roosevelt's warm-hearted gesture in refusing to shoot a cornered bear and turned it into a legend of the toy world
The legend of sleeping bear by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming across Lake Michigan
Friend on freedom river by Gloria Whelan( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a cold December night, Louis must decide whether to brave the treacherous Detroit River to take a slave family to freedom
H is for horse : an equestrian alphabet by Michael Ulmer( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the style and format of our alphabet books comes "H is for Horse: An Equestrian Alphabet." From basics such as mucking out the stall and how to judge a horse's qualities to historical facts on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Mike Ulmer relays the fun and fundamentals of the world of horses. Lush, detailed paintings by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen, whose work School Library Journal has described as "luminous," capture the beauty and magnificence of these creatures
W is for woof : a dog alphabet by Ruth Strother( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the alphabet format learn about dog behavior, domestication, grooming, K-9 police dogs, and much more. Simple poetry for each topic is paired with detail-filled expository text. Realistic illustrations complement the text" --
Saving Samantha : a true story by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a delightful story of rescue and survival when a red fox pup is rescued from a rusty trap, nursed back to health and returned to the wild
The Edmund Fitzgerald : song of the bell by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the voyage and sinking of the giant transport ship, the Edmund Fitzgerald, which was caught in a raging storm while crossing Lake Superior in November, 1975
T is for Titanic : a Titanic alphabet by Debbie Shoulders( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An A-to-Z introduction about the sinking of the Titanic explores items ranging from the solid oak grand staircase to the on-board post office
The legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island
The legend of the loon by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being shown the wonders of nature by Grandmother Lom, two children venture out in her boat alone, find themselves in danger, and are rescued by a mysterious bird
S is for Smithsonian : America's museum alphabet by Marie Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming alphabet that looks at people and things associated with the Smithsonian Museum and provides background information on each one
Jasper's story : saving moon bears by Jill Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of how Jasper was saved and sent to the Moon Bear Rescue Centre
Adopted by an owl : the true story of Jackson the owl by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson, a great horned owl, chooses to stay with the family that raised him after a boy stole him from his nest when he was just an owlet
The legend of the lady's slipper by Kathy-jo Wargin( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One winter, when the people of her village become terribly ill, Running Flower braves the snow and freezing cold to race to the village on the other side of the forest for medicine. Based on an Ojibwe legend
Itsy Bitsy & Teeny Weeny by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A nature and animal rescue story that finds a lamb, rejected by its mother, and an orphaned fawn being cared for by a farm family as siblings on Hazel Ridge Farm. The next spring, the animals separate, one back into the wild and other a domestic animal"--Provided by publisher
The legend of the beaver's tail by Stephanie Shaw( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vain Beaver is inordinately proud of his silky tail, to the point where he alienates his fellow woodland creatures with his boasting. When it is flattened in an accident (of his own making), he learns to value its new shape and seeks to make amends with his friends. Based on an Ojibwe legend"--Provided by publisher
The blue spruce by Mario M Cuomo( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a storm knocks down the blue spruce tree in a boy's yard, he and his father work with all their might to right the tree again
I love you just enough by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young girl finds a wood duckling separated from his family and teaches him to swim, hunt for bugs, and how to fly. She loved him just enough so that he could find his place in nature and return to his family"--
 
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L is for Lincoln : an Illinois alphabet
Alternative Names
Van Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert

Van Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert 1951-

Languages
English (64)

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Jam & jelly by Holly & NellieThe legend of the teddy bearThe legend of sleeping bearFriend on freedom riverH is for horse : an equestrian alphabetW is for woof : a dog alphabetSaving Samantha : a true storyThe Edmund Fitzgerald : song of the bell