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Parnassus Press

Overview
Works: 44 works in 49 publications in 2 languages and 16,941 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Young adult works  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Easter fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.Z77, E
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Most widely held works about Parnassus Press
 
Most widely held works by Parnassus Press
Baboushka and the three kings by Ruth Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season. Caldecott medal, 1961
A wizard of earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance
The bunny who found Easter by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely rabbit searches for others of his kind from summer through winter until he finds one special bunny
Ishi, last of his tribe by Theodora Kroeber( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old Yahi World and the new world of the white man as seen by Ishi, last survivor of his people
The beautiful Christmas tree by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although his elegant neighbors do not appreciate his efforts, a kind old man transforms his rundown house and nurtures a small neglected pine tree, making them the best on the street
Broderick by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to become famous, Broderick practices on a tongue depressor to become the world's greatest surfing mouse
Theodore by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy loves her teddy bear Theodore, smudgy and comfortable, but one day someone decides to clean poor Theodore and he becomes a stranger
Time at the top by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Shaw, a spunky but lonely girl, finds herself transported back in time to 1881, courtesy of her apartment building's elevator
The emperor and the drummer boy by Ruth Robbins( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in French and English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two drummer boys serve as witnesses the day Emperor Napoleon orders a review of naval maneuvers despite being warned of a dangerous oncoming storm
Who owns the moon? by Sonia Levitin( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they run out of other things to argue about, three farmers begin a hopeless and endless argument over which one owns the moon
Taliesin and King Arthur by Ruth Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taliesin, young bard of King Arthur's court, tells of his strange childhood
Stories California Indians told by Anne B Fisher( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the rainbow was made, why grizzly bears walk on all fours, how California came to be and other tales told by the California Indians
The friendly beasts by Laura Nelson Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals in the stable relate what their gifts were to be for the baby Jesus
A green Christmas by Theodora Kroeber( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas miracle happens when Santa Claus crosses the desert and comes to visit two children who live in the snowless valleys of California
Ramón makes a trade = Los cambios de Ramón by Barbara Ritchie( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramon has to make many trades and work very hard to get his parakeet
A single speckled egg by Sonia Levitin( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three farmers worry so much that they decide to sell their farms, their wives consult the Teacher for a way to stop them
Magic animals of Japan by Davis Pratt( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of mystery and wonder about some of the magic animals in Japanese legend
All in good time by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl is granted three rides in a magic elevator that transports her to the end of the nineteenth century
Castaways on Long Ago by Edward Ormondroyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing on a farm, three children find themselves irresistibly drawn to an uninhabited island in the nearby lake especially after they notice a mysterious boy waving to them from there
To catch a mongoose by Barbara Ritchie( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the island of Martinique in the Caribbean, a young boy, Henri, wants to become rich so he decides to catch a mongoose and sell it. His sister Josephine causes a dramatic turn of events and he decides that his sister's happiness is far more important to him than any enticement of business
 
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