WorldCat Identities

Truett, Cecily

Overview
Works: 39 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 1,998 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Folklore  Television programs  Film adaptations  Reviews  Television adaptations  Educational television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cecily Truett
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Feldon reads the featured book The lifecycle of the honeybee by Paula Z. Hogan about how bees make honey. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive. Featured book reviews are The reason for a flower by Ruth Heller, The lady and the spider by Faith McNulty, and Going buggy by Peter and Connie Roop
Abiyoyo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos and dance. Featured book: Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger. Banished from the town for making mischief, a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear
Hot-air Henry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Hot-air Henry, by Mary Calhoun. Host LeVar Burton attends a colorful national ballooning event in South Carolina. He then provides a comical look into the past at some flying machines that didn't
Imogene's antlers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels to the Philadelphia Zoo to get a close-up look at various animals strutting with their horns, antlers, feathers, colors, stripes and a multitude of animal fashions. Features the book Imogene's antlers by David Small, in which a young girl wakes up one morning to discover that she has grown antlers. Reviews other book with related themes
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight. Review books - Grandmama's Joy by Eloise Greenfield ; Daddy is a monster sometimes by John Steptoe ; Harlequin and the gift of many colors by Remy Charlip and Burton Supree
Animal cafe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores New York City at night to look at what really happens during the late night hours into the wee hours of the morning. Features the book Animal cafe by John Stadler and reviews other books with related themes
Feelings( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the world of feelings and how they affect us and those around us. Features the book Feelings by Aliki, which uses pictures, dialogs, poems and stories to portray various emotions we feel. Reviews other books with related themes
Best friends by LeVar Burton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two best friends learn to share a puppy and LeVar meets eight golden retriever puppies
Arthur's eyes by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

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

Presents a reading of the book Arthur's eyes, in which a boy shy about wearing glasses finds himself in some awkward scrapes. Also features a poem from Arnold Adoff's All the colors of the race, read by Maya Angelou. Animated
The Gift of the sacred dog by Paul Goble( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a Native American legend that tells the story of a boy who brought the gift of the horses to his people and the significance of the horse to the Plains Indian. Also visits the Crow Agency in Montana and observes a special ceremony of the Old Elk family. Discover how contemporary and traditional Native American life and traditions meet, and learn about common words that have Native American roots
The milk makers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits California's dairy country and features the book The milk makers by Gail Gibbons, which explains how cows
Louis the fish( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Louis the fish about a butcher who wishes to be a fish and turns into a salmon. Kids on the show discuss what they would like to be. A variety of sea animals are shown while the song "Sea living" plays. Viewers meet trainer Dennis Markham of Aqua Circus of Cape Cod who introduces them to his dolphins Dixie and Dolly
Three days on a river in a red canoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Three days on a river in a red canoe, by Vera B. Williams. Host LeVar Burton goes camping with a group of enthusiastic youngsters
Perfect the pig( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny pig is granted his wish for wings, leading to an almost perfect life. Visit a hog farm and a library to meet Kermit the Frog and talk about pigs including Miss Piggy. Includes related book reviews
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old Chinese legend, about a boy who finds a paintbrush that magically brings pictures to life leads host LeVar Burton to participate in a lion dance in New York City's Chinatown and to explore calligraphy and computer art. Three books are also reviewed: "Emma" by Wendy Kesselman, "Ben's trumpet" by Rachel Isadora, and "If you take a pencil" by Fulvio Testa
Mummies made in Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mummies made in Egypt" by Aliki describes the techniques and reasons people used mummification in ancient Egypt. Host LeVar Burton visits museums to look at mummies and watch research and restoration work being done on mummies in museum collections. Reviewed books are "A peddler's dream" by Janice Shefelman, "Alvin Ailey" by Andrea Davis Pinkney, and "Zora Hurston and the chinaberry tree" by William Miller
Meanwhile back at the ranch( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meanwhile back at the ranch" by Trinka Hakes Noble is a story about a rancher who drives to Sleepy Gulch and misses an eventful day back home. Host LeVar Burton experiences the Old West as he rides a stagecoach across the Arizona desert and visits Old Tucson, an authentic western town. He gets a taste of cowboy life when he wears true western garb, complete with spurs, chaps and a ten-gallon hat. Viewers meet a stunt woman who demonstrates rope tricks and stunts on horseback. Reviewed books are "Dakota dugout" by Ann Turner, "Bossyboots" by David Cox, and "Rodeo" by Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Reading rainbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a pig with wings! A tiny pig is granted his wish, which leads to an almost perfect life. Levar visits the library where he meets Kermit the Frog and they talk about books and pigs...including Miss Piggy. Review books - Poinsettia and her family by Felicia Bond ; The bionic bunny show by Marc Brown and Laurene Krasny Brown ; Hector, the accordion-nosed dog by John Stadler. Highlighted book - The book of pigericks by Arnold Lobel
Reading rainbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight. Review books - Grandmama's Joy by Eloise Greenfield ; Daddy is a monster sometimes by John Steptoe ; Harlequin and the gift of many colors by Remy Charlip and Burton Supree
The Patchwork quilt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, a young girl learns the secret ingredient in her grandmother's special quilt of memories. In this episode LeVar goes to the Boston Children's Museum, where he discovers kids learning to make their own brightly-colored patchwork quilts. Then he explores how three generations of an Italian American family work together in their food store making some of the foods that are store specialties
 
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English (39)

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