WorldCat Identities

Gripe, Maria 1923-2007

Overview
Works: 445 works in 1,937 publications in 26 languages and 6,859 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G8875, FIC
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Most widely held works about Maria Gripe
 
Most widely held works by Maria Gripe
The glassblower's children by Maria Gripe( Book )

81 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the Winner of the Hans? Christian Andersen Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Children?s Literature Albert the Glassblower and Sofia are the loving parents of little Klas and Klara. Albert makes the most beautiful glass bowls and vases (unfortunately they are so impractical that no one will buy them), while Sofia supports the family by working in the fields. Every year Albert goes to the fair to try to sell his wares, and sometimes Sofia and the children go too. At the fair the family meets Flutter Mildweather, a weaver of magical rugs that foretell the future, and Klas and Klara come the attention of the splendid Lord and Lady of All Wishes Town, who have everything they want except for one thing: children. Full of curious and vivid characters?like the one-eyed raven Wise Wit, who can only see the bright side of life, and the monstrous governess Nana, whose piercing song can shatter glass?The Glassblower?s ChildrenThe Glassblower?s Children Maria Gripe has drawn on fairy tales and Norse myths to tell a thrilling story with a very modern sensibility
Agnes Cecilia by Maria Gripe( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After experiencing several inexplicable incidents, lonely Nora receives a strangely lifelike doll, which leads her to discover long-hidden secrets about her family
Elvis and his secret by Maria Gripe( Book )

89 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six year-old Elvis tries to understand the unreasonable grownups around him and determines to follow his own inclinations despite their constant interference
The night daddy by Maria Gripe( Book )

47 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the relationship that develops between a fatherless twelve-year-old girl and the man who is her nighttime baby-sitter
Hugo and Josephine by Maria Gripe( Book )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything changes for the minister's small daughter when she meets and becomes friends with an unusual little boy
Pappa Pellerin's daughter by Maria Gripe( Book )

102 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loella cannot remember her father, a poet who abondoned his family. Her mother is a ship's cook and Loella lives in a cottage and cares for her twin brothers. At age twelve she faces many problems on the road to maturity
Elvis and his friends by Maria Gripe( Book )

61 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With very little help from his interfering parents, six-year-old Elvis adjusts to starting school and finally figures out how to handle his mother
In the time of the bells by Maria Gripe( Book )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the astrologers have tried to ignore it, a young king and his whipping boy sense a force that directs their future
Julia's house by Maria Gripe( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rumor has it that Julia's house is going to be torn down, she and her "night daddy" Peter try to find a way to save it
Josephine by Maria Gripe( Book )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the youngest daughter of a Swedish country parson. One of a trilogy
Hugo by Maria Gripe( Book )

64 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hugo, the son of a charcoal maker, is an extraordinary independent boy. He needs to be, for he has no mother, and his father is away from home for long strtches at a time. Even though Hugo lives alone, he never has a moment to spare : perhaps it is because of the many happy hours he spends deep in the woodland, observing the habits of small creatures and insects, that Hugo knows a lot more about the world around him than his teacher at school, and has a deeper understanding of other people than most grown- ups. His is a special kind of wisdom, that wins him the friendship of Miriam, the most difficult-to-know girl in the school, and leads him by instinct to make for Josephine a present that is so simple and yet so full of meaning --Jacket
The green coat by Maria Gripe( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one Saturday in May Fredrika changes her personality and subsequently learns how to deal with her family and friends through "Her Self."
The land beyond by Maria Gripe( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale, told once as a fairy tale and once as an allegory, recording the various reactions to an explorer's announcement that he has discovered a land not on the map
Käfer fliegen in der Dämmerung by Maria Gripe( Book )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat drie Zweedse jongeren op het spoor van een tragische liefdesgeschiedenis uit de 18e eeuw zijn gekomen, gaan ze op zoek naar een antiek Egyptisch beeldje, dat destijds een grote rol heeft gespeeld
Los escarabajos vuelan al atardecer by Maria Gripe( Book )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En esta novela una casa deshabitada está llena de posibilidades. Tres amigos tienen todo el verano por delante. Hay unas cartas antiguas con un misterio y un maleficio que no han desvelado los siglos
Fuori, sotto, tocca a te! by Maria Gripe( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ugo e Carolina by Maria Gripe( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolina wordt gepest op school, maar haar nieuwe vriendje Ugo steekt daar een stokje voor
Il mistero di Agnes Cecilia by Maria Gripe( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After experiencing several inexplicable incidents, lonely Nora receives a strangely lifelike doll, which leads her to discover long-hidden secrets about her family
El abrigo verde by Maria Gripe( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one Saturday in May Fredrika changes her personality and subsequently learns how to deal with her family and friends through "Her Self."
I figli del mastro vetraio by Maria Gripe( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The glassblower's children
Alternative Names
Gelipei, Maliya 1923-2007

Gelipo, Maliya 1923-2007

Gkripe, Maria 1923-2007

Gripe, María

Gripe, Maria 1923-

Grīpe, Marija 1923-2007

Gripeh, Mariyah 1923-2007

Gripih, Marya 1923-2007

Gurīpe, Maria 1923-2007

Hripe, Marija 1923-2007

Maria Gripe auteure de littérature d'enfance suédoise

Maria Gripe escriptora de literatura infantil sueca

María Gripe escritora de literatura infantil sueca

Maria Gripe schwedische Schriftstellerin

Maria Gripe scrittrice svedese

Maria Gripe svensk skribent

Maria Gripe Swedish children's writer

Maria Gripe Zweeds schrijfster

Maria Gripe Zweeds schrijver

Walter, Maja Stina, 1923-2007

Walter, Maria 1923-2007

Грипе, Мария

Грипе, Мария 1923-2007

Мария Грипе шведска детска писателка

Марія Гріпе

ماریا قریپه

ماریا گریپه نویسنده سوئدی

그리페, M. 1923-2007

그리페, 마리아 1923-2007

グリーペ, マリア

格里佩, 玛丽娅

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Elvis and his secretLos escarabajos vuelan al atardecer