WorldCat Identities

Barkow, Henriette

Overview
Works: 133 works in 379 publications in 28 languages and 8,524 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Diary fiction  Fairy tales  Illustrated works  Legends  Folk tales  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ23.B375, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henriette Barkow
al-Liftah al-ʻamlāqah = The giant turnip by Henriette Barkow( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of the Russian tale, The Enormous Turnip, Miss Honeywood's class discover that when they all work together they can do the job
El flautista de Hamelín = The pied piper by Henriette Barkow( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children too
Malāʼikat Alfī = Alfie's angels by Henriette Barkow( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfie wanted to be an angel in the school play, but had to convince his teacher that boys can be angels too
Nita va al hospital = Nita goes to hospital by Henriette Barkow( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 17 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nita breaks her leg and needs to be brave when she is taken to [the] hospital. Chris Petty's... models... will help ease children's fears and prefapre them for their first hospital visit"--cover
Bu yao ku, Jiaohua! = Don't cry, Sly! by Henriette Barkow( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sly's mom was always shouting and demanding of him. And however much Sly did, it was never enough for her. One day she asks for a roast chicken. Sly had never caught a hen before but being a smart fox he had a plan. He manages to get Little Red into a sack but later she escapes. Out of sympathy for him, Little Red helps him with a way which puts an end to Sly's mom complaints
Muzykańci z Bremy = The buskers of Bremen by Henriette Barkow( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four old, unwanted animals decide to become buskers in Bremen, but never made it there because they had a run-in with some robbers along the way
Xiao ai ren yu xie jiang = The elves and the shoemaker by Henriette Barkow( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in 8 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Grimm fairytale of the poor shoemaker who becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night
Tūm wa-Ṣūfiyā yabdaʼān al-madrasah = Tom and Sofia start school by Henriette Barkow( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in 6 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is worried. Sofia is excited. What will the first day of school be like?
Puszka Pandory = Pandora's box by Henriette Barkow( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This famous Greek myth is richly retold with stunning illustrations that progressively depict the forthcoming doom
Tīn bakre Graf = The three billy goats Gruff by Henriette Barkow( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three billy goats need to cross the bridge to get to the fresh, green grass. But under the bridge lives a fierce and hungry Troll. The first goat tells the Troll to wait for his brother who is much bigger than him. The second goat also tells the Troll to wait for his brother who is much bigger than him. But when the third Billy Goat Gruff trip traps onto the bridge ... Richard Johnson was awarded the Silver Medal in the 2001 Best of British Illustration Awards for the artwork in this book
If elephants wore pants- by Henriette Barkow( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text tells the story of a young boy who dreams about elephants wearing different colors of pants. What elephant-sized fun, what a big and bright fantasy: come along with a dreaming little boy as he's whisked away to Elephant Land, where the elephants wear pants and the entertainment never ends. The charming rhyming text conveys a sense of pure delight and play, as the child and the animal go from skipping in the sun to visiting the circus to dancing with fireworks over their heads. And in every engaging picture, the elephant dons a different pair of pants, suitable to the occasion, in a variety of colors and brilliant patterns. Just imagine this huge beast adorned in fluffy pink, juggling in a rainbow-hued pair, and dressed in trousers all covered with stars. A funny, sweet, and fantastic tale
Tomek i Zosia rozpoczynają naukę w szkole = Tom and Sofia start school by Henriette Barkow( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Sofia first time go to school. Will they make any friends? Will they get lost in their new school?
Ellie's secret diary by Henriette Barkow( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie's secret diary describes how she coped with a school bully
al-Tiyūs al-thalāthah al-ikhwah jrūf = three billy goats gruff by Henriette Barkow( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three billy goats need to cross the bridge to get to the fresh, green grass. But under the bridge lives a fierce and hungry Troll. The first goat tells the Troll to wait for his brother who is much bigger than him. The second goat also tells the Troll that his brother is much bigger and to wait for him. But when the third Billy Goat Gruff tip taps onto the bridge
Tilka hiya umm-i = That's my mum by Henriette Barkow( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two racially mixed children are frustrated by the assumptions people make about them and their mothers because of their skin color, and find a creative solution
The Little Red Hen and the grains of wheat = La Petite Poule Rouge et les grains de blé by L. R Hen( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Red Hen finds some grains of wheat but when she asks the cat, the dog and the goose to help her plant them, they are all too busy. So Little Red Hen grows the wheat, cuts it, takes it first to the miller and then the baker, all on her own. When she brings home the delicious bread the other animals are only too willing to help her eat it, but will she let them?
La gallinita roja y los granos de trigo = the little red hen and the grains of wheat by L. R Hen( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only those who helped Little Red Hen make some bread get to share it with her
-In madar-i man ast = That's my mum by Henriette Barkow( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children who have parents of different races decide to take action when they grow tired of people making assumptions about their mothers based on their skin colors. Presented in English and Farsi
Na shi wode mama = That's my mum by Henriette Barkow( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Mia tells her experience of being a child of mixed heritage. Find out how two friends overcome the prejudice of being judged by the colour of thir skin
Bīovulpha = Beowulf by Henriette Barkow( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vile creature Grendel is killing and devouring Denmark's warriors. Beowulf, the strongest and mightiest Geat warrior, fights Grendel with his bare hands and restores peace. But across the marshes, a creature even more vile wants revenge
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityHen, L. R.

Hen, L. R.

هنرييت باركو

Languages
English (28)

Arabic (22)

Spanish (16)

Chinese (13)

German (13)

Polish (12)

French (12)

Persian (11)

Panjabi (11)

Vietnamese (10)

Italian (9)

Urdu (8)

Gujarati (8)

Somali (7)

Turkish (7)

Russian (7)

Bengali (7)

Albanian (5)

Japanese (4)

Hindi (4)

Portuguese (3)

Croatian (1)

Romanian (1)

Tamil (1)

Greek, Modern (1)

Korean (1)

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Malāʼikat Alfī = Alfie's angelsNita va al hospital = Nita goes to hospitalBu yao ku, Jiaohua! = Don't cry, Sly!Xiao ai ren yu xie jiang = The elves and the shoemakerTūm wa-Ṣūfiyā yabdaʼān al-madrasah = Tom and Sofia start schoolPuszka Pandory = Pandora's boxTīn bakre Graf = The three billy goats GruffIf elephants wore pants-