WorldCat Identities

Montresor, Beni

Overview
Works: 90 works in 254 publications in 4 languages and 13,105 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Fairy tales  Stories, plots, etc  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Romance fiction  Librettos 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Book designer, prs, Librettist, Costume designer, Set designer , tcd, Artist, Lighting designer , Commentator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PZ8.3.D443, E
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May I bring a friend? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

63 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen. Caldecott medal, 1965
Belling the tiger by Mary Stolz( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house mice get together and decide to bell the house cat (not realizing that many mice have tried this and failed). They pick small twin mice, Bob and Ozzie, to be the heroes. The brothers find a cat collar with a bell, but before they can complete their mission, they are chased onto a ship and sail away. In a faraway land, Bob and Ozzie find the biggest cat they've ever seen--and decide to bell it
On Christmas Eve by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1997 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to sleep on Christmas Eve, four children creep downstairs to see the tree, their stockings, their wrapped gifts, and to hear the singing of the carolers
The nightingale by H. C Andersen( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him
The princesses : sixteen stories about princesses by Sally Patrick Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about princesses by Hans Christian Andersen, W. Somerset Maugham, Walter de la Mare, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, A.A. Milne, E. Nesbit, George Macdonald, and James Thurber, among others
Little Red Riding Hood by Beni Montresor( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl on her way to visit her grandmother meets a hungry wolf in the forest
La Cenerentola = (Cinderella) by Burton D Fisher( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Rossini's operatic version of the tale of the mistreated cinder maid who stepped into a glass slipper and the arms of her Prince Charming
Willy O'Dwyer jumped in the fire; variations on a folk rhyme by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Willy O'Dwyer's jumping journey that took him to the sun and back again
Mommies at work by Eve Merriam( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines many different jobs performed by working mothers, including counting money in banks and building bridges
The witches of Venice by Beni Montresor( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the King and Queen of Venice, a lonely flower-plant boy seeks a flower-plant girl imprisoned by the Witches of the Grand Canal
Hansel and Gretel by Beni Montresor( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children lost in the woods find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
The magic flute by Stephen Spender( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Prince Tamino sets out to save the daughter of the mysterious Queen of the Night, Princess Pamina, who has supposedly been kidnapped by the High Priest Sarastro. He is alternately helped and hindered by the bumbling Papageno, a comic bird catcher, and the Magic Flute
The last savage by Gian Carlo Menotti( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan Opera, subscription performance, new production, Gian Carlo Menotti "The Last Savage," opera in three acts, conductor: Thomas Schippers, staged by Mr. Menotti, sets and costumes designed by Beni Montresor, English translation by George Meade, chorus master: Kurt Adler, musical preparation: Ignace Strasfogel, associate chorus master: Thomas P. Martin, in charge of stage music: Adriano Corsi
The great rebellion by Mary Stolz( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mice, relegated to patrol the cellar of their house, escape from opression and face the insecurities of freedom afield
The birthday of the infanta and other tales by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birthday of the infanta -- The selfish giant -- The nightingale and the rose -- The young king -- The happy prince
Bedtime! by Beni Montresor( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and Italian and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy who is not ready for bedtime runs to hide in a magic castle and finds some unusual friends there
Old Neapolitan fairy tales by Giambattista Basile( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the seventeenth century, the collection of ancient Italian fairy tales known as Il Pentamerone was first set down and published in Naples. Used as a source for the Brothers Grimm, among others, it includes the earliest printed accounts of Cinderella, Rapunzel, and other favorites
I saw a ship a-sailing : or the wonderful games that only little flower-plant children can play by Beni Montresor( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Italian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text consists of Mother Goose rhymes
The making of a musical( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Laurents, Beni Montresor, and Stephen Sondheim discuss the making of the 1965 Broadway musical, "Do I hear a waltz?"
Siri the conquistador by Mary Stolz( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mice, on friendly terms with the storeroom cat, share his anxiety about dogs, particularly when they hear the store-owners plan to get a dog named Maximilian
 
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May I bring a friend?
Alternative Names
Beni Montresor

Beni Montresor décorateur, illustrateur et auteur de livres pour enfants

Beni Montresor Italiaans filmregisseur (1926-2001)

Beni Montresor Italian illustrator, costume and set designer, director

Beni Montresor italienischer Bühnenbildner, Regisseur und Zeichner

몽트레소, 베니

ベニ・モントレゾール

モントレソール, ベニ

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On Christmas EveHansel and Gretel