WorldCat Identities

Brown, Ruth 1941-

Overview
Works: 175 works in 866 publications in 22 languages and 42,849 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Picture books  Pictorial works  Lift-the-flap books  Pop-up books  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: SF445.7, E
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 )

118 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 2,973 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 )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,450 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 2,165 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 )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and Finnish and held by 1,775 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 1,707 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 )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer sneezes a fly off his nose and causes havoc in the barnyard
Oscar, cat-about-town by James Herriot( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Finnish and held by 1,527 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
James Herriot's treasury for children by James Herriot( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lesson in simple subtraction is combined with the growth of plants. 10 seeds are planted but, thanks to one ant, one mouse, one pigeon and several other creatures, seeds go missing and plants get eaten, except one
Toad by Ruth Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toad has a close call with a "monster."
The picnic by Ruth Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rabbit gives the alarm and all the animals rush for cover underground as a family arrive for a picnic. But after the initial panic, it turns out that the animals are to have an unexpected treat
Smudge, the little lost lamb by James Herriot( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 1,134 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
If at first you do not see by Ruth Brown( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 947 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 )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stormy night awakens several sleeping animals
Ben's Christmas carol by Toby Forward( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy mouse learns about sharing on Christmas Eve
Holly : the true story of a cat by Ruth Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 865 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
Gracie the lighthouse cat by Ruth Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 864 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
Our cat Flossie by Ruth Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 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 )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 777 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
The tale of two mice by Ruth Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bo and Billy need to leave their cozy mouse home and search the big old house for food and supplies, Bo fearlessly explores every nook and cranny while Billy tries to warn him about the cat he sees
 
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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 sneezeOscar, cat-about-townJames Herriot's treasury for childrenTen seeds