WorldCat Identities

Bierhorst, Jane Byers

Overview
Works: 28 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 14,448 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Folk tales  Young adult works  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  Musical settings  Musicals  Librettos 
Roles: Typographer, Book designer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.S8177, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Byers Bierhorst
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
Amos & Boris by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale have little in common except that they are both mammals and save each other's lives
In the trail of the wind : American Indian poems and ritual orations by John Bierhorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and orations are from the North and South American Indian tribes
Further tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creatures by Julius Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic Afro-American tales relating the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The Red swan : myths and tales of the American Indians by John Bierhorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains myths and tales from tribes such as the Mbaya, Yuki, Uitoto, Pit River, Omaha, Aztec, Jicarilla Apache, Okanagon, Nunviak Eskimo, Central Eskimo, Diegueno, Anambe, Tenetehara, Coos, Zuni, Seneca, Warrau, Hidatsa, Kwakiutl, Mohawk, Arapaho, Menominee, Yamana, Navajo, Tsimshian, Quechua, Greenland Eskimo, Smith Sound Eskimo, Blackfoot, Maya, Cheyenne, Crow, Mundurucu, Upper Cowlitz, Chippewa, Alabama, Onondaga, Makah, Quileute, Shawnee, Kamaiura, Iowa, Bororo, and Micmac
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By blocking a leaking hole in the dyke, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Suggested level: primary
Thumbelina by Amy Ehrlich( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The beast of Monsieur Racine by Tomi Ungerer( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science
Maurice Sendak's Really Rosie : starring the Nutshell Kids by Carole King( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenario and songs featuring Rosie and her neighborhood friends in Brooklyn who spend the day pretending to make a movie
The darkness and the light by Doris Ulmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
The fire plume : legends of the American Indians by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of adventure and romance include warriors, magicians, chiefs, princesses, and forest beasts. They are excellent sources of legends for language arts curriculum in the schools and should stimulate all readers of Indian culture
My Noah's ark : story and pictures by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman fondly remembers a lifetime of experiences related to a carved representation of Noah's ark she has had since childhood
Rotten Island by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Island has always been a paradise for nasty creatures, until one awful day a beautiful flower begins to grow, threatening to spoil the island forever
The slightly irregular fire engine; or, The hithering thithering djinn by Donald Barthelme( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates Mathilda's adventures in the Chinese house that grew in her back yard. Collage illustrations made from nineteenth-century engravings
A hidden magic by Vivian Vande Velde( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a magic forest and separated from her prince, Princess Jennifer seeks help from a kindly young sorcerer in battling an evil witch
December's travels by Mischa Damjan( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing the North Wind's tales, the boy December isn't as enthusiastic about his month until a trip to some of the other months make him appreciate his own
Return of Crazy Horse by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the efforts of Korczak Ziolkowski to carve a monument to Crazy Horse, Sioux Chief, out of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Maurice Sendak's Really Rosie; starring the Nutshell Kids by Maurice Sendak( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secenario and songs featuring Rosie and her neighborhood friends in Brooklyn who spend the day pretending to make a movie
Max and Ruby's first Greek Myth : Pandora's box by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby tries to stop her younger brother Max from sneaking into her room and snooping by reading him an altered version of "Pandora's Box."
 
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Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo
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Amos & BorisFurther tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creaturesThe boy who held back the seaRotten IslandMaurice Sendak's Really Rosie; starring the Nutshell KidsMax and Ruby's first Greek Myth : Pandora's box
Languages
English (24)