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Truett, Cecily

Overview
Works: 41 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 1,931 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Drama  Educational television programs  Fiction  Nonfiction television programs  Animated television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ7, 791.4572
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 225 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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos and dance. Features the book Abiyoyo, which is based on a South African lullaby with text by Pete Seeger. Reviews other books with related themes
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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
Hot-air Henry by Mary Calhoun( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 165 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 by David Small( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 163 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
Animal cafe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 113 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
The milk makers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 91 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 on related themes
Arthur's eyes by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 90 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
Louis the fish by Arthur Yorinks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Louis the fish, by Arthur Vorinks. Host LeVar Burton explores tidal pools and other waters for exotic marine life
Three days on a river in a red canoe by Vera B Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 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 53 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
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 20 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
The Patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story in which a young girl learns the secret ingredient in her Grandma's special quilt of memories using scraps cut from the family's old clothing. Also visits the Balducci Family Food Store to learn about the family business. Children at the Boston's Children's Museum make a quilt from supplies found at the Recycle Store
Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of a tale from the Nandi people of Kenya, Verna Aardema's Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain. Host LeVar Burton also plans a fun-filled day around rainy weather, including an aerial charge of a thunderstorm and puddle-hopping
Feelings by Joseph C Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Through lively animation, colorful drawings and illustrations provides guidance for children in experiencing different feelings, sharing, honesty, dealing with hurt feelings, responsibility, controlling emotions and respecting others
 
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