WorldCat Identities

Blair, Eric

Overview
Works: 63 works in 320 publications in 2 languages and 17,713 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Legends  Biography  Fables  Folklore  Tall tales  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.B5688, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Blair
Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates some of the legends of Paul Bunyan, a lumberjack said to be taller than the trees, who had a pet ox named Babe that he once hitched to a road that took too long to travel and had her pull it straight
The gingerbread man by Eric Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox
The shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic tale of a kindly but poor shoemaker who gets unexpected help with his work
Puss in Boots by Eric Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read retelling of the tale of a clever cat who wins a fortune and the hand of a princess for his master
Johnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the tall tale about Johnny Appleseed
The boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the fable in which a young boy's false cries for help cause him problems when he is really in need of assistance
The Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four unwanted animals make their way toward Bremen, where they plan to join the town band. On the way, the animals run into a group of robbers. What happens next may surprise you!
Pecos Bill by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates some of the legends of Pecos Bill, a cowboy who was raised by wild animals, once roped a whole herd of cattle at once, and invented Texas chili
The pied piper by Eric Blair( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces young readers to the captivating world of classic tall tales with the easy-to-read series. These timeless stories have been updated with a contemporary feel that appeals to today's reader
Sleeping Beauty by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years
Hansel and Gretel : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
The crow and the pitcher : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a thirsty crow cannot drink from a pitcher because the water level is too low, she uses her ingenuity to solve the problem
Belling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mice learn that "some things are easier said than done" when they try to get rid of their great enemy the cat
Rumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read retelling of a classic tale in which a strange man spins straw into gold, asks a huge reward, and offers a seemingly impossible way out of the deal
The wolf and the seven little kids by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabra de la madre rescata a seis de sus hijos después de que son tragados por un lobo malvado
Tom Thumb by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy the size of his father's thumb has a series of adventures, including stopping a pair of thieves, being swallowed by a cow, and tricking a wolf into bringing him back home
The brave little tailor : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a tailor whose boast about killing seven flies at one blow leads him to even greater feats
Annie Oakley, sharp shooter by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple profile of Annie Oakley and her sharp shooting skills
The legend of Daniel Boone by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates episodes from the life of Daniel Boone, a talented hunter and woodsman who helped explore the American West
The donkey in the lion's skin : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After putting on a lion disguise, a silly donkey amuses himself by frightening all of the animals in the forest until he meets a clever fox
 
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Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale
Alternative Names

controlled identityMoore, Mark, 1947-

블레어, 에릭

Languages
English (161)

Spanish (33)

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The gingerbread manThe shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy talePuss in BootsJohnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall taleThe boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fableThe Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy talePecos BillThe pied piper