WorldCat Identities

Truett, Cecily

Overview
Works: 39 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 1,993 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Children's television programs  Fiction  Children's films  Motion pictures  Folklore  Educational television programs  Music videos  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ7, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cecily Truett
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush and the life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 245 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 183 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
Hot-air Henry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 174 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
Imogene's antlers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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 154 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
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
Animal cafe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 118 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
Best friends by LeVar Burton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 117 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 103 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

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 93 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 80 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 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
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 39 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
Perfect the pig( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 38 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
Mummies made in Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 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 29 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
Chickens aren't the only ones by Ruth Heller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 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
 
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English (37)