WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Barbara Ker 1929-

Overview
Works: 156 works in 432 publications in 5 languages and 7,677 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Folklore  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.W69, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Ker Wilson
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Ker Wilson
Scottish folk-tales and legends by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

55 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-three traditional tales and legends from various parts of Scotland
The turtle and the island : a folktale from Papua New Guinea by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of how New Guinea was made by the great sea turtle, the mother of all sea turtles
Wishbones : a folk tale from China by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Chinese version of the Cinderella tale, Yeh Hsien uses magic fishbones to dress herself in finery for the Cave Festival, where she loses a slipper in fleeing from her wicked stepmother
Antipodes Jane : a novel of Jane Austen in Australia by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel based upon the idea of what may have occurred if Jane Austen had visited Australia___
Tales told to Kabbarli : aboriginal legends collected by Daisy Bates by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Aboriginal legends of the Dreamtime collected by a white woman who lived among the Aborigines for more than forty years
The Quade inheritance by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imogen Quade desperately wants to possess Selbury Quade, her family's sixteenth-century estate. When a brother is born, she goes to great lengths to take his inheritance from him
Noel Streatfeild by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek fairy tales by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales, most of which are a part of the oral tradition of modern Greece, although some of Aesop's fables are included
The willow pattern story by Lucienne Fontannaz( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian kaleidoscope by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poetry, prose, and recipes reflecting the diversities of Australia's land and people
The Illustrated treasury of Australian stories & verse for children( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing for children : an English author and editor's point of view by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acacia Terrace by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Acacia Terrace in Sydney, Australia, through the lives of one family living there from the 1860s to after World War II
Australia, wonderland down under by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to Australia, her aboriginal peoples, the unique flora and fauna, industry, rural and urban living, and Australians of the past and present
Stories from Scotland by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects over twenty legends and folktales originating from Scotland, including tales from the episode of the Fians
Alitji in Dreamland = Alitjinya ngura tjukurmankuntjala : an aboriginal version of Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Nancy Sheppard( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the Alice in Wonderland story set in aboriginal Australia, the white rabbit becomes a white kangaroo and the red queen is a witch spirit
Sally's story by Sally Morgan( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Morgan tells the story of her childhood growing up in Perth, and how she gradually came to realise that her family had an Aboriginal heritage which her mother and grandmother had denied. Suggested level: secondary
Maui and the big fish : a Polynesian creation myth by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago when the world was new and little Maui was born, the great god Tama carried him away to the underworld to learn magic. When Maui came back, his brothers made fun of him and wouldn't take him deep-sea fishing. They stole away on a fishing trip, thinking he was still asleep. Suggested level: junior, primary
Arthur Corunna's story by Sally Morgan( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second part of Sally Morgan's story of her family, and gradual discovery of her Aboriginal heritage centres on her uncle's life. Suggested level: secondary
Mother and daughter : the story of Daisy and Gladys Corunna by Sally Morgan( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of My place, produced for younger readers and published as three separate books - This is Part 3
 
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Wishbones : a folk tale from China
Alternative Names
Ker Wilson, Barbara

Ker Wilson, Barbara 1929-

Tahourdin, Barbara Ker Wilson 1929-

Wilson, Barbara K.

Wilson, Barbara Ker

Wilson, Barbara Ker 1929-

Wiruson, B. K. 1929-

윌슨, 바바라 커

윌슨, 바바라 케르

ウィルソン, B. K.

ウィルソン, バーバラ

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The turtle and the island : a folktale from Papua New GuineaWishbones : a folk tale from ChinaStories from ScotlandSally's storyMaui and the big fish : a Polynesian creation mythArthur Corunna's storyMother and daughter : the story of Daisy and Gladys Corunna