WorldCat Identities

Truett, Cecily

Overview
Works: 42 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 2,010 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Educational television programs  Drama  Fiction  Folklore  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Music videos 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 028.534
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cecily Truett
The life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Levar Burton visits a real-life beekeeper and examines a beehive. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive
Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos, dance, and animation. Meet the musical group Run DMC. Features the book Abiyoyo, which is based on a South African lullaby about a boy and his father who come up with a plan to save their town from a giant. Reviews other books with related themes: Blackberry ink by Eve Merriam, Ayu and the perfect moon by David Cox, and Peter and the wolf adapted by Sergei Prokofiev
Miss Nelson is back( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 177 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
Imogene's antlers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 157 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
Best friends( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two best friends learn to share a puppy and LeVar meets eight golden retriever puppies
Animal cafe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 116 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 115 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. Viewers get to meet Koko the gorilla and see how Koko communicates using sign language. Reviewed books are "Honey, I love and other love poems" by Eloise Greenfield, "Fireflies!" by Julie Brinckloe, and "Loudmouth George and the sixth-grade bully" by Nancy Carlson. Highlighted book is "Koko's kitten" by Dr. Francine Patterson
Hot-air Henry by Mary Calhoun( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 114 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. Three books are also reviewed: "Easy-to-make spaceships that really fly" by Mary Blocksma and Dewey Blocksma, "The big balloon race" by Eleanor Coerr, and "Just us women" by Jeannette Caines
The Gift of the sacred dog by Paul Goble( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A folktale about a boy who brought the gift of horses to his people. Also a powwow at the Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Montana
The milk makers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits California's dairy country and features the book The milk makers by Gail Gibbons, which explains how cows produce milk and how it is processed before being delivered to stores. Reviews books - Baby animals on the farm by Hans Heinrich Isenbart ; Whales and other sea mammals by Elsa Posell ; From blossom to honey by Ali Mitgutsch
Arthur's eyes by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(First story) For some reason, Arthur isn't doing very well in school anymore. Maybe he just needs glasses. Problem is, he doesn't want to be seen wearing them. (Second story) It's school picture day, and Muffy has been working some magic on her best friend Francine
Louis the fish by Arthur Yorinks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Louis the fish, by Arthur Yorinks. Host LeVar Burton explores tidal pools and other waters for exotic marine life. Reviewed books are "Where the wild things are" by Maurice Sendak, "A Fish hatches" by Joanna Cole, and "One Monday morning" by Uri Shulevitz
Three days on a river in a red canoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 67 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perfect the pig" is a story in which a pig gets his wish of having wings and it makes his life almost perfect. Host LeVar Burton meets Kermit the Frog in the library. Reveiwed books are "Poinsettia and her family" by Felicia Bond, "The bionic bunny show" by Marc Brown and Laurene Krasny Brown, and "Hector, the accordion-nosed dog" by John Stadler. Highlighted book is "The book of pigericks" by Arnold Lobel
Hot air Henry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 57 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
Mummies made in Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 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
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor boy who longs to paint is given a magic brush that brings to life whatever he pictures
Meanwhile back at the ranch( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 33 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
Chickens aren't the only ones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chickens aren't the only animals that lay eggs. The featured book explains that many animals lay eggs and they are called oviparous. Other segments include: Which came first - the chicken or the egg?: LeVar goes to the Moyer Hatchery to ask the roosters & hens that question ; I'm breaking out: features a visit to an incubator room at the hatchery and a baby chick hatching from it's shell ; Loggerhead turtles: a turtle biologist joins LeVar to watch loggerhead turtles lay their eggs in the sand, later they return to watch the turtles hatch and make their way back to the ocean
Imogene's antlers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 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
 
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