WorldCat Identities

Montresor, Beni

Overview
Works: 92 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 13,030 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Drama  Picture books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Book designer, prs, Librettist, Costume designer, Set designer , tcd, Artist, Lighting designer , Speaker, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PZ8.3.D443, E
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May I bring a friend? by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

66 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-mannered little boy, frequently invited to visit the king and queen, always asks to bring a friend--and the friends are always wild animals--and always well-behaved
Belling the tiger by Mary Stolz( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two little mice attempt to bell the house cat, they inadvertently become stowaways on a ship to a strange land where they befriend a tiger and scare an elephant
On Christmas Eve by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 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 565 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( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 516 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 476 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 454 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 393 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 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays mothers working at different jobs, showing children how they are an important part of the everyday world
The witches of Venice by Beni Montresor( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 339 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 313 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 289 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 282 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 275 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 270 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 256 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 244 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
The making of a musical( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Laurents, Beni Montresor, and Stephen Sondheim discuss the making of the 1965 Broadway musical, "Do I hear a waltz?"
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 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text consists of Mother Goose rhymes
Siri the conquistador by Mary Stolz( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 207 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 ilustrador, diseñador de vestuario, escenógrafo y director italiano (1926-2001)

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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Covers
On Christmas EveHansel and Gretel