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Book Information: 20th Century Children's Book Treasury, the

20th Century Children's Book Treasury, the (1998) [Anthology]
by Joan Aiken Harry Allard John Archambault Esther Averill Molly Bang Helen Bannerman Ludwig Bemelmans Jan Berenstain Stan Berenstain Margaret Wise Brown Marc Brown Jean de Brunhoff Virginia Lee Burton Janell Cannon Pam Conrad Donald Crews Ruger Duvoisin Wanda Gág Kevin Henkes Russell Hoban Pat Hutchins Ezra Jack Keats Robert Kraus Munro Leaf Leo Lionni Arnold Lobel Bill Martin, Jr. Mercer Mayer Sam McBratney Robert McCloskey Patricia C. McKissack A. A. Milne Helen Oxenbury Peggy Parish Peggy Rathmann H.A. Rey Ole Risom Jon Scieszka Maurice Sendak Dr. Seuss William Steig John Steptoe Judith Viorst Rosemary Wells Vera B. Williams Gene Zion Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

A collection of picture-book stories by such authors as Ludwig Bemelmans, Ezra Jack Keats, and Maurice Sendak.

Selected by Janet Schulman


  • Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr., and John Archambault
  • Swimmy by Leo Lionni
  • A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  • "The Letter" from Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel
  • Freight Train by Donald Crews
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  • A Million Fish...More or Less by Patricia C. McKissack
  • A Boy, a Dog and a Frog by Mercer Mayer
  • Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag
  • Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  • Curious George by H.A. Rey
  • I Hear, I See, I Touch by Helen Oxenbury
  • Miss Nelson Is Missing by Harry Allard
  • Titch by Pat Hutchins
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • "The Cat Club" from Jenny and the Cat Club by Esther Averill
  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
  • Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
  • Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
  • Stevie by John Steptoe
  • Tub People by Pam Conrad
  • "In which Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place" from Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne
  • Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban
  • "Stinky Cheese Man" from The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieska
  • Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff
  • Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  • "Elves in the shelves" from A Necklace of Raindrops by Joan Aiken
  • Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang
  • Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • D.W. the Picky Eater by Marc Brown
  • Petunia by Roger Duvoisin
  • First Tomato by Rosemary Wells
  • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
  • I Am a Bunny by Ole Risom
  • Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
  • Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus
  • Owen by Kevin Henkes
  • Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
  • "Sneetches" from The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss
  • Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman

Original title: The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture Books

The following works are contained within this one:
     Millions of Cats (1928) [Picture Book]
      Author: Wanda Gág
     Story of Babar: the Little Elephant, the (1931) [Picture Book]
      Author: Jean de Brunhoff
     Story of Ferdinand, the (1936) [Picture Book]
      Author: Munro Leaf
     Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (1939) [Picture Book]
      Author: Virginia Lee Burton
     Madeline (1939) [Picture Book]
      Author: Ludwig Bemelmans
     Curious George (1941) [Picture Book]
      Authors: H.A. Rey , Margret Rey
     Make Way for Ducklings (1941) [Picture Book]
      Author: Robert McCloskey
     Goodnight Moon (1947) [Picture Book]
      Author: Margaret Wise Brown
     Petunia (1950) [Picture Book]
      Author: Ruger Duvoisin
     Harry the Dirty Dog (1956) [Picture Book]
      Author: Gene Zion
     Bedtime For Frances (1960) [Picture Book]
      Author: Russell Hoban
     Snowy Day, the (1962) [Picture Book]
      Author: Ezra Jack Keats
     Amelia Bedelia (1963) [Picture Book]
      Author: Peggy Parish
     I Am a Bunny (1963) [Picture Book]
      Author: Ole Risom
     Where the Wild Things Are (1963) [Picture Book]
      Author: Maurice Sendak
     Swimmy (1963) [Picture Book]
      Author: Leo Lionni
     Boy, a Dog and a Frog, a (1967) [Picture Book]
      Author: Mercer Mayer
     Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1969) [Picture Book]
      Author: William Steig
     Whose Mouse Are You? (1970) [Picture Book]
      Author: Robert Kraus
     Titch (1971) [Novel]
      Author: Pat Hutchins
     Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1972) [Picture Book]
      Author: Judith Viorst
     Miss Nelson Is Missing! (1977) [Picture Book]
      Author: Harry Allard
     Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, the (1978) [Picture Book]
      Authors: Stan Berenstain , Jan Berenstain
     Freight Train (1979) [Picture Book]
      Author: Donald Crews
     Ten, Nine, Eight (1983) [Picture Book]
      Author: Molly Bang
     I Touch (1986) [Picture Book]
      Author: Helen Oxenbury
     I Hear (1986) [Picture Book]
      Author: Helen Oxenbury
     I See (1986) [Picture Book]
      Author: Helen Oxenbury
     Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (1989) [Picture Book]
      Authors: Bill Martin, Jr. , John Archambault
     First Tomato (1992) [Picture Book]
      Author: Rosemary Wells
     Million Fish...More or Less, a (1992) [Picture Book]
      Author: Patricia C. McKissack
     Owen (1993) [Picture Book]
      Author: Kevin Henkes
     Stellaluna (1993) [Picture Book]
      Author: Janell Cannon
     Good Night, Gorilla (1994) [Picture Book]
      Author: Peggy Rathmann
     D.W. the Picky Eater (1995) [Picture Book]
      Author: Marc Brown
     Guess How Much I Love You (1995) [Picture Book]
      Author: Sam McBratney
     Story of Little Babaji, the (1996) [Picture Book]
      Authors: Helen Bannerman , Fred Marcellino


  • While the texts may be complete, some of the illustrations have been omitted in this anthology.

Edition #1: The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury

The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

the 20th Century Children's Book Treasury (September 14, 1998)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0679886478
Dimensions: 9.2 x 10.9 x 1.0
Pages: 320

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