WorldCat Identities

Brown, Ruth 1941-

Overview
Works: 192 works in 964 publications in 20 languages and 42,318 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Legends  Pictorial works  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ruth Brown
 
Most widely held works by Ruth Brown
A dark, dark tale : story and pictures by Ruth Brown( Book )

78 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journeying through a dark, dark house, a black cat surprises the only inhabitant of the abandoned residence
The Christmas Day kitten by James Herriot( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present
Bonny's big day by James Herriot( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Skipton is persuaded to enter his old carthorse, Bonny, in the Darrowby Pet Show
The Market Square dog by James Herriot( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Finnish and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous veterinarian tries to heal a stray dog and find him a home
Blossom comes home by James Herriot( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To make room for a younger cow, Farmer Dakin reluctantly takes his old cow Blossom to market with surprising results
The big sneeze by Ruth Brown( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toad has a close call with a "monster."
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Finnish and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody knows why a stray cat keeps sneaking away from his new home until he begins turning up at social events all over the village
Ten seeds by Ruth Brown( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you plant ten seeds, what do you get? Follow nature's wonderful cycle in this engaging counting book with a difference
James Herriot's treasury for children by James Herriot( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the author's stories for children
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mole, Rabbit, and Mouse postpone their picnic and stay underground when a threatening dog comes by
Smudge, the little lost lamb by James Herriot( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smudge, a new twin lamb, gets into trouble when he pushes under the fence & goes free. After leaving Farmer Cobb's flock and exploring the outside world, Smudge the lamb has trouble returning home. Smudge is an adorable black-and-white lamb, who lives in Farmer Cobb's farmyard with his mother and many other animals. One fine spring day, though, Smudge decides to see the world outside Farmer Cobb's fence, and finds himself on a glorious adventure-until he discovers that he can't get back in. Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb, James Herriot's newest story for children, is another delightful addition to the beloved country veterinarian's award-winning series of books for young readers
Ben's Christmas carol by Toby Forward( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
If at first you do not see by Ruth Brown( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A caterpillar has some scary adventures before becoming a beautiful butterfly. The reader needs to turn the book as he reads as there is writing around the sides of the pages
One stormy night by Ruth Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stormy night awakens several sleeping animals
Gracie the lighthouse cat by Ruth Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Grace Darling, daughter of the Longstone Lighthouse keeper on England's Farne Islands, is helping to rescue nine shipwreck victims, her cat Gracie goes out into the terrible storm to rescue her kitten
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned as a kitten, a cat is taken in by a family at Christmas and becomes an important part of the household
Our cat Flossie by Ruth Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the pursuits Flossie loves best, such as gardening, helping make beds, collecting butterflies, getting in boxes, and sleeping
The world that Jack built by Ruth Brown( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this variation on "The House that Jack Built," the cumulative text reveals that Jack's action of building a factory on his land has a damaging effect on his surroundings
Baba Yaga & the wise doll : a traditional Russian folktale by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Brown's stunning illustrations accompany an extraordinary fairy tale about a little girl who, with the advice of her wise doll, escapes a truly terrifying witch and her slimy, child-gobbling toads. After her jeweled toad is stolen, Baba Yaga devises a series of impossible tests for the little girl. If she passes them, she gets the toad, but if she doesn't the toad gets her
 
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The Christmas Day kitten
Alternative Names
Brown, Ruth

브라운, 러스 1941-

브라운, 루스 1941-

브라운, 루쓰 1941-

ブラウン, ルース

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The Christmas Day kittenBonny's big dayThe Market Square dogBlossom comes homeThe big sneezeToadOscar, cat-about-townTen seeds