Children's Books Written or Illustrated
by Barbara Cooney

Self-Illustrated Writings

  • The King of Wreck Island, Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. 
  • The Kellyhorns, Farrar & Rinehart, 1942. 
  • Captain Pottleís House, Farrar, 1943. 
  • (Adapter) Chaucer, Geoffrey, Chanticleer and the Fox, Crowell, 1958. 
  • The Little Juggler: Adapted from an Old French Legend, Hastings House, 1961, new edition, 1982. 
  • (Adapter) The Courtship, Merry Marriage, and Feast of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren: To Which Is Added the Doleful Death of Cock Robin, Scribner, 1965. 
  • (Adapter) Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, Snow White and Rose Red, Delcaorte, 1966. 
  • Christmas, Crowell, 1967. 
  • (Editor) A Little Prayer, Hastings House, 1967. 
  • A Garland of Games and Other Diversions: An Alphabet Book, Holt, 1969. 
  • Miss Rumphius, Viking, 1982. 
  • (Reteller) Grimm, J., Little Brother and Little Sister, Doubleday, 1982. 
  • Island Boy, Viking, 1988. 
  • Hattie and the Wild Waves, Viking, 1990. 
  • Eleanor, Viking, 1996. 

Childrenís Books Illustrated

  • Malmberg, Bertil, Ake and His World, Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. 
  • Frost, Frances M., Uncle Snowball, Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. 
  • Seidling, Oskar and Rypins, Senta, Green Wagons, Houghton, 1943. 
  • Molloy, Anne, Shooting Star Farm, Houghton, 1946. 
  • Crawford, Phyllis, The Blot: Little City Cat, Holt, 1946. 
  • Hartwell, Nancy, Shoestring Theater, Holt, 1947. 
  • Bein, L. L., Just Plain Maggie, Harcourt, 1948. 
  • Kingman, Lee, The Rocky Summer, Houghton, 1948. 
  • Seeger, Ruth Crawford, American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School and Nursery School: A Book for Children, Parents and Teachers, Doubleday, 1948, Linnet, 1993. 
  • Child Study Association of America, Read Me Another Story, Crowell, 1949. 
  • Montgomery, Rutherford George, Kildee House, Doubleday, 1949, Walker, 1994. 
  • Kingman, Lee, The Best Christmas, Doubleday, 1949, reprinted, Peter Smith, 1985. 
  • Krasilovsky, Phyllis, The Man Who Didnít Wash His Dishes, Doubleday, 1950. 
  • Seeger, Ruth Crawford, Animal Folk Songs for Children: Traditional American Songs, Doubleday, 1950. 
  • Leonard, Nellie M., Graymouse Family, Crowell, 1950. 
  • Child  Study Association of America, Read Me More Stories, Crowell, 1951. 
  • Montgomery, Rutherford George, Hill Ranch, Doubleday, 1951. 
  • Lansing, Elisabeth C., The Pony That Ran Away, Crowell, 1951. 
  • Kingman, Lee, Quarry Adventure, Doubleday, 1951, published in England as Lauriís Surprising Summer, Constable, 1957. 
  • Lansing, Elisabeth C., The Pony That Kept a Secret, Crowell, 1952. 
  • Aldrich, Mary M., Too Many Pets, Macmillan, 1952. 
  • Brown, Margaret Wise, Where Have You Been?, Crowell, 1952, reprinted, Scholastic Book Services, 1966. 
  • Reynolds, Barbara, Pepper, Scribner, 1952. 
  • Mason, Miriam E., Yours with Love, Kate, Houghton, 1952. 
  • Brown, Margaret Wise, Christmas in the Barn, Crowell, 1952. 
  • Marshall, Catherine, Letís Keep Christmas, Whittlesey House, 1953. 
  • Seeger, Ruth Crawford, American Folk Songs for Christmas, Doubleday, 1953 
  • Leonard, Nellie M., Grandfather Whiskers,  M.D.: A Graymouse Story, Crowell, 1953. 
  • Kingman, Lee, Peterís Long Walk, Doubleday, 1953. 
  • Lansing, Elisabeth C., A Pony Worth His Salt, Crowell, 1953. 
  • Quigg, Jane, Fun for Freddie, Oxford University Press, 1953. 
  • Sidney, Margaret, The Five Little Peppers, Doubleday, 1954. 
  • Brown, Margaret Wise, The Little Fir Tree, Crowell, 1954, reissued, 1985. 
  • Otto, Margaret G., Pumpkin, Ginger, and Spice, Holt, 1954. 
  • Kay, Helen (pseudonym of Helen C. Goldfrank), Snow Birthday, Farrar, Straus, 1955. 
  • Alcott, Louisa May, Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, Crowell, 1955. 
  • Kent, Louise A., The Brookline Trunk, Houghton, 1955. 
  • McEwen, Catherine S., Away We Go! One-Hundred Poems for the Very Young, Crowell, 1956. 
  • Marshall, Catherine, Friends with God: Stories and Prayers of the Marshall Family, Whittlesey House, 1956. 
  • Kay, H., City Springtime, Hastings House, 1957. 
  • Anderson, Neil (pseudonym of Jerrold Beim), Freckle Face, Crowell, 1957. 
  • Buckmaster, Henrietta, Lucy and Loki, Scribner, 1958. 
  • Behn, Harry, Timmyís Search, Seabury, 1958. 
  • Otto, Margaret G., Little Brown Horse, Knopg, 1959. 
  • Speare, Elizabeth George, Seasonal Verses Gathered by Elizabeth George Speare from the Connecticut Almanack for the Year of the Christian Era, 1773, American Library Association, 1959. 
  • Le Hibou et la Poussiquette (French adaptation of the Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear), translated by Francis Steegmuller, Little Brown, 1962. 
  • Mare, Walter de la, Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes, Knopf, 1961. 
  • Webster, Noah, The American Speller: An Adaptation of Noah Webster;s Blud-Backed Speller, Crowell, 1961. 
  • Otto Margaret G., Three Little Dachshunds, Holt, 1963. 
  • Jewett, Sarah Orne, A White Heron: A Story of Maine, Crowell, 1962. 
  • Haviland, Virginia, Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Spain, Little, Brown, 1963. 
  • Papillot, Clignot, et Dodo (French adaptation of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field), translated by F. Steegmuller and Norbert Guterman, Farrar, Straus, 1964. 
  • Lather, Hugh, translator, Mother Goose in French, Crowell, 1964. 
  • Molloy, Anne, Shaun and the Boat: An Irish Story, Hastings House, 1965. 
  • Goodsell, Katieís Magic Glasses, Houghton, 1965. 
  • Morse, Samuel, All in a Suitcase, Little, Brown, 1966. 
  • Huxley, Aldous, Crowns of Pearblossom, Random House, 1967. 
  • Reid, Alastair and Kerrigan, Anthony, Mother Goose in Spanish, Crowell, 1968. 
  • Lear Edward, The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Little, Brown, 1969. 
  • Belting, Natalia M., Christmas Folk, Holt, 1969. 
  • Field, Eugene, Wynken, Blynken and Nod, Hastings House, 1970. 
  • Wise, William, The Lazy Young Duke of Dundee, Rand McNally, 1970. 
  • Homer, Dionysus and the Pirates: Homeric Hymn Number 7, translated and adapted by Penelope Proddow, Doubleday, 1970. 
  • Salten, Felix (pseudonym of Siegmund Salzman), Bambi: A Life in the Woods, Simon & Schuster, 1970. 
  • Book of Princesses, Scholastic Book Services, 1971. 
  • Homer, Hermes, Lord of Robbers: Homeric Hymn Number Four, translated and adapted by Penelope Proddow, Doubleday, 1971. 
  • Homer, Demeter and Persephone: Homeric Hymn Number Two, translated and adapted by Penelope Proddow, Doubleday, 1972. 
  • Becker, John, Seven Little Rabbits, Walker, 1972. 
  • Garelick, May, Down to the Beach, Four Winds, 1973. 
  • Supraner, Robyn, Would You Rather Be a Tiger?, Houghton, 1973. 
  • Harris, Dorothy Joan, The House Mouse, Warne, 1973. 
  • Preston, Edna Mitchell, Squawk to the Moon, Little Goose, Viking, 1974. 
  • Olsen, Zora L., Herman the Great, Scholastic Book Services, 1974. 
  • Horwitz, Elinor L., When the Sky Is Like Lace, Lippincott, 1975. 
  • Colby, Jean Poindexter, Lexington and Concord, 1775: What Really Happened, Hastings House, 1975. 
  • Preston, Edna Mitchell, The Sad Story of the Little Bluebird and the Hungry Cat, Four Winds, 1975. 
  • Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman, Burton and Dudley, Holiday House, 1975. 
  • Craig, M. Jean, The Donkey Prince, Doubleday, 1977. 
  • Fisher, Aileen, Plant Magic, Bowmar, 1977. 
  • Greene, Ellin, compiler, Midsummer Magic: A Garland of Stories, Charms, and Recipes, Lothrop, 1977. 
  • Hall, Donald, Ox-Cart Man, Viking, 1979. 
  • Schwartz, Delmore, I Am Cherry Alive, the Little Girl Sang, Harper, 1979. 
  • Farber, Norma, How the Hibernators Came to Bethlehem, Walker, 1980. 
  • Kesselman, Wendy Ann, Emma, Doubleday, 1980. 
  • Griego Margot C. And others, selectors and translators, Tortillitas para Mama and Other Nursery Rhymes: Spanish and English, Holt, 1982. 
  • Bierhorst, John, translator, Spirit Child: A Story of the Nativity, Morrow, 1984. 
  • Godden, Rumer, The Story of Holly and Ivy, Viking, 1985. 
  • Prokofiev, Sergei, Peter and the Wolf: A Mechanical Book, Viking, 1985. 
  • Gerez, Toni de, reteller, Louhi, Witch of North Farm, Viking, 1986. 
  • Horwitz, When the Sky Is Like Lace, Lippincott, 1987. 
  • Houston, Gloria, The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Tale, Dial, 1988. 
  • McLerran, Alice, Roxaboxen, Lothrop, 1991. 
  • Bedard, Michael, Emily, Doubleday, 1992. 
  • Yolen, Jane, Letting Swift River Go, Little, Brown, 1992. 
  • Sawyer, Ruth, The Remarkable Christmas of the Cobblerís Sons, Viking, 1994. 
  • Whiteley, Opal, Only Opal: The Diary of a Young Girl, selected and adapted by Jane Boulton, Philomel, 1994.
  • Ray, Mary Lyn, Basket Moon, Little Brown, 1999. 

Biography of Barbara Cooney

Barbara Cooney's Scratchboard Technique

Kesselman, Wendy, Emma, Dell,
Island Boy, Viking Kestrel, 1988.
Houston, Gloria, The Year of the
Perfect Christmas Tree, Dial
Books, 1988.
Hall, Donald, Ox-Cart Man, Viking,
Hall, Donald, Ox-Cart Man, Viking,
Miss Rumphius, Viking Penguin, 1982.
Miss Rumphius, Viking Penguin, 1982.
McLerran, Alice, Roxaboxen, Lothrop,
Lee & Shepard, 1991.
Miss Rumphius, Viking Penguin, 1982.
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