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Harrison, Nancy 1963-

Works: 127 works in 296 publications in 7 languages and 19,043 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  History  Fables  Literature  Knock-knock jokes  Picture books  Humor  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: E444.T82, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Nancy Harrison
Most widely held works by Nancy Harrison
Who was Anne Frank? by Ann Abramson( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks closely at Anne Frank's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding from the Nazis, and the legacy of her diary
Who was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century woman who escaped slavery and helped many other slaves get to freedom on the Underground Railroad
Winnie Mandela by Nancy Harrison( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the South African woman who has struggled for reform despite arrests, bannings, detentions, and the imprisonment of her husband
Who was Walt Disney? by Whitney Stewart( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the man who was the creator of Mickey Mouse and during World War I was an ambulance driver in France who also as a young boy he loved to play practical jokes
Who was Helen Keller? by Gare Thompson( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who, with the assistance of her devoted teacher Annie Sullivan, achieved success and fame despite being blind and deaf
Who was Dr. Seuss? by Janet B Pascal( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings an amazingly gifted author/illustrator to life
Who was Charles Darwin? by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and work of Charles Darwin, naturalist, whose observations on isolated species became the basis for his theory of evolution
Who was Queen Elizabeth? by June Eding( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of Queen Elizabeth I, from her birth to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1533 and her imprisonment by her half-sister, to her reign as queen, which brought peace, stability, and prosperity to sixteenth-century England
Who was Christopher Columbus? by Bonnie Bader( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers insight into the historical events that prompted Columbus' efforts to establish new trade routes to the Indies, his struggles to obtain financial support for his voyages, and the important discoveries that caused him to become known as the "Great Admiral of the Seas."
Who was Jim Henson? by Joan Holub( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous puppeteer and creator of the Muppets
Who was Davy Crockett? by Gail Herman( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, is a man of legend. He is said to have killed his first bear when he was three years old. His smile alone killed another, and he skinned a bear by forcing him to run between two trees. Fact or fiction? Find out the real story of this folk hero, who did love to hunt bears, served as a congressman for Tennessee, and fought and died at the Alamo"--
Who was Maurice Sendak? by Janet B Pascal( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maurice Sendak, born June 10, 1928, was a writer and illustrator of children's books. This easy-to-read, illustrated biography describes the career and personal life of this genius"--
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pamela D Pollack( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrated that imaginary realms were not just for children. Fondly remembered as the "Father of High Fantasy," Tolkien's books have inspired blockbuster movies and legions of fans
Who is the Dalai Lama? by Dana Meachen Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today. Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found himself the undisputed leader of six million people who were facing the threat of a full-scale war from the Chinese. After the defeat of the Tibetan national uprising in 1959, the Dalai Lama had to flee Tibet and went into exile in India. For nearly 50 years, he has aimed to establish Tibet as a self-governing, democratic state. In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent efforts for the liberation of Tibet and his concern for global environmental problems. As the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama continues to spend his life working to benefit humanity and preserving Tibetan culture"--
Who is Ralph Lauren? by Jane O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this easy-to-read biography, best-selling author and Who Was? creator Jane O'Connor explains exactly how a fashion line is created - from first drawings to models strutting on the runway"--
The fox and the grapes by Mary Berendes( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the fable of a frustrated fox that, after many tries to reach a high bunch of grapes, decides they must be sour anyway
Knock! Knock! Who was there? by Brian Elling( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 300 side-splitting jokes based on the New York Times best-selling series. If you want to know exactly why Milton Hershey's wife married him, look no further. (Because she wanted lots of Hershey's Kisses!) This hilarious and original collection of jokes featuring all the subjects of the ever-popular Who Was? series will keep kids laughing right through history class!
The boy who cried wolf by Mary Berendes( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tending sheep on a lonely mountainside thinks it a fine joke to cry "wolf" and watch the people come running, until the day a wolf is really there and no one answers his call
The wolf in sheep's clothing by Mary Berendes( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Aesop's fable about a hungry, but unlucky, wolf who tries to capture a tasty lamb for dinner by disguising himself in sheep's wool
¿Quién fue Walt Disney by Whitney Stewart( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Descubre más acerca del verdadero Walt Disney en esta divertida y emocionante biografía ilustrada!"--Page 4 of cover
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Alternative Names
해리슨, 낸시 1963-