WorldCat Identities

Orchard Books (Firm)

Overview
Works: 41 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 21,366 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Anecdotes  Lullabies  Biography  Picture books  Maps  Fantasy fiction  Folk poetry 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.L5215, FIC
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Most widely held works by Orchard Books (Firm)
Hush! : a Thai lullaby by Minfong Ho( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lullaby which asks animals such as a lizard, monkey, and water-buffalo to be quiet and not disturb the sleeping baby
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot
Just as long as we're together by Judy Blume( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephanie's relationship with her best firend, Rachel, changes during her first year in junior high as she tries to conceal a family problem and meets a new girl from California. Rachel is Stephanie's best friend, and ever since second grade they've shared each other's secrets, good and bad. When Alison moves into the neighborhood, Stephanie hopes they can all be best friends. After all, they have even more to share now, including seventh grade and Jeremy Dragon, the cutest boy in junior high. But "two's company and three's a crowd", unless the girls can learn the generosity of true friendship. Even though the three of them live in a quiet Connecticut neighborhood, there's a lot going on in their lives. Stephanie wishes her father didn't have to work so far from home and she worries that Rachel's talents will get in the way of their friendship. Rachel and Alison have to deal with the changes in their own lives, yet Stephanie is sure everything will work out fine, "just as long as we're together." From the Trade Paperback edition
Catwings by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young cats with wings leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live, finally meeting two children with kind hands
The voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle
Catwings return by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing to visit their mother, two winged cats leave their new country home to return to the city, where they discover a winged kitten in a building imminently to be demolished
Mr. Griggs' work by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Griggs so loves his work at the post office that he thinks of it all the time and everything reminds him of it
A basket full of white eggs : riddle poems by Brian Swann( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen brief poems, with folk sources in a variety of countries, present riddles to solve which can be answered in the illustrations
Jane on her own : a catwings tale by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jane, a cat with wings, leaves the safety of her farm to explore the world, she falls into the hands of a man who keeps her prisoner and exploits her for money
Only one cowry : a Dahomean tale by Phillis Gershator( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever young fellow persuades an equally clever chief's daughter to marry the king of Dahomey, and both the young man and future queen prosper in the bargain
Dylan's day out by Peter Catalanotto( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story where almost everything is black and white, Dylan, a dalmatian, escapes from his home and becomes involved in a soccer game between penguins and skunks
British folk tales : new versions by Kevin Crossley-Holland( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive retelling of the great body of British folk tales, by the poet, storyteller and winner of the 1985 Carnegie Medal
Who came down that road? by George Ella Lyon( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother and child ponder the past in discussing who might have traveled down an old, old road, looking backwards from pioneer settlers all the way to prehistoric animals
Princess Pigtoria and the pea by Pamela Duncan Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To make her pigsty of a palace picturesque again, penniless Princess Pigtoria tries to get the pompous porker Prince Proudfoot to propose marriage
A B Cedar : an alphabet of trees by George Ella Lyon( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet book introducing the leaves from a variety of trees
Burgoo stew by Susan Patron( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this variant of "Stone Soup," old Billy Que tames a group of rough hungry boys
Basket by George Ella Lyon( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years, Grandma's basket becomes embedded in many family legends
What to do about pollution-- by Anne Shelby( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very simple look at such problems as pollution, hunger, and loneliness and what can be done about them
Magic Mountain by Rosie Banks( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine head to the slopes of Magic Mountain in order to stop the brownies from being turned into icicles by recovering Queen Malice's fifth enchanted thunderbolt
Snail and Buffalo by Jim Latimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo is huge, brave, and fast whereas Snail is tiny, fearful, and slow, and because of their individual differences each can do things that the other cannot
 
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Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth ColemanJust as long as we're togetherCatwingsThe voyage of the FrogCatwings returnMr. Griggs' workJane on her own : a catwings taleOnly one cowry : a Dahomean tale
Languages
English (23)