WorldCat Identities

Low, William

Overview
Works: 35 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 12,987 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  History  Lift-the-flap books  Instructional and educational works  Literature  Board books  Sculptures  Art 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.L5849, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Low
Henry and the kite dragon by Bruce Edward Hall( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so
What's your favorite color? by Eric Carle( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone has a favourite colour! Some like the bright blue of a balloon. Others prefer the mint green of a delicious scoop of ice cream. Eric Carle? He loves sunshiny yellow! Featuring entries and artwork from fifteen of today's most beloved children's book illustrators, this funny and wonderfully quirky collection offers readers a unique glimpse into illustrators' personalities, and is sure to inspire children to create favourite colour drawings and stories of their very own
Machines go to work in the city by William Low( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides illustrations and fold-out pictures of machines that are used in a city
Machines go to work by William Low( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text on lift-the-flap pages present vehicles and other useful machines at work, including a backhoe, a fire truck, a tug boat, a railroad crossing sign, and a container ship
The days of summer by Eve Bunting( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As summer ends and they get ready to go back to school, two young girls try to deal with the news that the grandparents that they love are getting a divorce
The sinking of the Vasa : a shipwreck of titanic proportions by Russell Freedman( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the building of the mighty Swedish warship the Vasa, how it sank not even a mile out of the harbor, the subsequent investigation, and how it was brought to the surface and restored more than three hundred years later
Daytime nighttime by William Low( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces animals ranging from butterflies and rabbits to fireflies and frogs, as they make their way in warm sunlight or the cool glow of the moon
Young Fu of the upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1920's, a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune
Old Penn Station by William Low( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of the construction, history, and demolition of one of the most famous railroad stations in America-- New York City's Penn Station
Me and Momma and Big John by Mara Rockliff( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little John is proud of his mother's work as a stonecutter for a cathedral called "Big John," but struggles to understand the importance of spending so much time on one stone that no one will know Momma cut. Includes a history of New York City's Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Feathered dinosaurs by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A beautiful exploration of recently-discovered feathered dinosaurs--the ancient ancestors of birds today!"--
Chinatown by William Low( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his grandmother wind their way through the streets of Chinatown, enjoying all the sights and smells of the Chinese New Year's Day
Willy and Max : a Holocaust story by Amy Littlesugar( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Belgium during World War II, Willy becomes friends with Max and his Jewish family, and although they become separated, they remain related by a bond of friendship and a special painting
This first Christmas night by Laura Godwin( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invites readers to see, hear, and feel the events of the Nativity, from the journey of Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem to the arrival of the Three Wise Men
The day the stones walked : a tale of Easter Island by T. A Barron( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pico does not believe the old stories that say the moai, the stone statues of his village, come alive and protect the people in time of trouble, until a great wave comes and he is in grave danger. Includes facts about tsunamis, Easter Island, and the effects of deforestation
Stargone John by Ellen Kindt McKenzie( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old John, emotionally withdrawn and resistant to traditional teaching methods, experiences ridicule and punishment at his one-room schoolhouse, until an old retired teacher reaches out from her blindness to share with him the world of reading and writing
Trucks to the rescue! by William Low( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this board book, favorite trucks from Machines Go to Work and Machines Go to Work in the City are back-and they're here to save the day!"--
Lily by Abigail Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily, a dog that likes everything in its place and the same activities every day, is scared and upset when moving men come and take everything away
Ghost hands : a story inspired by Patagonia's Cave of the Hands by T. A Barron( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auki, a young member of the Tehuelche tribe in Patagonia, wants to prove himself as a hunter but when he sets out on his own to face the puma, he stumbles upon a sacred cave and its guardian
Summer stories by Nola Thacker( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a lengthy bus trip and ending with a Fourth of July sailboat ride, ten-year-old Red enjoys both the independence and companionship as she makes her annual visit to her cousins' home on the Gulf of Mexico
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.12 for Me and Mom ... to 0.24 for Young Fu o ...)

Henry and the kite dragon
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Machines go to workThe days of summerYoung Fu of the upper YangtzeOld Penn StationChinatownWilly and Max : a Holocaust storyThe day the stones walked : a tale of Easter IslandStargone John
Alternative Names
Low, William (Artist)

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Languages
English (81)

French (3)