WorldCat Identities

Blair, Eric

Overview
Works: 79 works in 349 publications in 2 languages and 18,484 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Fables  Legends  Biographies  Literature  Tall tales  Readers (Publications)  Folklore 
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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,019 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
Sleeping Beauty by Eric Blair( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 966 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
Pecos Bill by Eric Blair( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the tall tale about Pecos Bill
Johnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates episodes from the life of Johnny Appleseed, a peaceful man who roamed the West for fifty years planting and tending to the trees that bore his favorite fruit, the apple
The shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a kindly but poor shoemaker who gets unexpected help with his work
The country mouse and the city mouse : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the country mouse and the city mouse visit each other, they discover they prefer very different ways of life
The pied piper by Eric Blair( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 806 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
Belling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 802 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( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 685 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
Puss in Boots by Eric Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 676 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
The brave little tailor : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 650 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
The Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on their way to Bremen, four aging animals who are no longer of any use to their masters find a new home after outwitting a gang of robbers
The boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 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
El príncipe encantado : versión del cuento de los Hermanos Grimm by Eric Blair( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a beautiful princess who makes a promise to a frog which she does not intend to keep
The donkey in the lion's skin : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 532 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
Hansel and Gretel : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 453 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
Annie Oakley, sharp shooter by Eric Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple profile of Annie Oakley and her sharp shooting skills
The fisherman and his wife : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
The crow and the pitcher : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 435 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
The legend of Daniel Boone by Eric Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates episodes from the life of Daniel Boone, a talented hunter and woodsman who helped explore the American West
 
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.17 for The donkey ... to 0.26 for Paul Bunya ...)

Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale
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Sleeping BeautyPecos BillJohnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall taleThe shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy taleThe country mouse and the city mouse : a retelling of Aesop's fableThe pied piperBelling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fableRumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale
Alternative Names

controlled identityMoore, Mark, 1947-

블레어, 에릭

Languages
English (173)

Spanish (41)