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Byrd Baylor (1924–2021)

Author of Everybody Needs a Rock

31+ Works 7,108 Members 150 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Includes the names: Baylor Byrd, Byrd Baylor Schweitzer

Also includes: B Baylor (1)

Image credit: Children's Literature Network

Works by Byrd Baylor

Everybody Needs a Rock (1974) 1,187 copies
The Desert Is Theirs (1975) 663 copies
When Clay Sings (1972) 654 copies
The Way to Start a Day (1978) 614 copies
Hawk, I'm Your Brother (1976) 597 copies
Amigo (1963) 499 copies
The Other Way to Listen (1978) 414 copies
Desert Voices (1981) 204 copies
One Small Blue Bead (1965) 158 copies
The Best Town in the World (1983) 113 copies
Coyote Cry (1636) 101 copies

Associated Works

Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 5, January 1978 (1978) — Contributor — 3 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 12, August 1977 (1970) — Contributor — 2 copies

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A special book to be enjoyed by a child and their reader
 
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earthwind | 2 other reviews | Mar 31, 2024 |
This book is awesome! It teaches kids to celebrate even the little things in life.
 
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skhan82 | 21 other reviews | Mar 5, 2024 |
This is such a sweet beautiful book. The illustrations lend it a surreal surreal quality while the text is just simple and direct enough to be ageless.
 
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Works
31
Also by
2
Members
7,108
Popularity
#3,454
Rating
4.1
Reviews
150
ISBNs
141
Languages
2
Favorited
1

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