WorldCat Identities

Blair, Eric

Overview
Works: 68 works in 328 publications in 2 languages and 17,460 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Legends  Biography  Tall tales  Folklore  High interest-low vocabulary books  Fables  Picture books 
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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 932 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 )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 877 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( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 856 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
Puss in Boots by Eric Blair( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 821 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 789 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 pied piper by Eric Blair( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pied Piper pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he pipes away their children as well
The shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 633 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
Rumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 587 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 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 557 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
Tom Thumb by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 531 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
Belling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 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
The wolf and the seven little kids by Eric Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goat rescues six of her kids after they are swallowed by a wicked wolf
Annie Oakley, sharp shooter by Eric Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 494 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 Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 482 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 legend of Daniel Boone by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 472 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 fisherman and his wife : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
The frog prince : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 456 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 gingerbread man by Eric Blair( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 456 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
 
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.14 for The frog p ... to 0.27 for Puss in Bo ...)

Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale
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Sleeping BeautyPecos BillPuss in BootsJohnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall taleThe pied piperThe shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy taleRumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy taleThe brave little tailor : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale
Alternative Names

controlled identityMoore, Mark, 1947-

블레어, 에릭

Languages
English (159)

Spanish (33)