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Delessert, Etienne

Overview
Works: 324 works in 872 publications in 10 languages and 9,909 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Folklore  Fictional autobiographies  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Book designer, Publishing director, Editor, Director, Artist, Other, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.K632, FIC
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Most widely held works by Etienne Delessert
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentally retarded Charlie Gordon participates in an experiment which turns him into a genius but only temporarily
Just so stories for little children by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects include "How the Alphabet Was Made," "How the Camel Got His Hump," and "The Elephant's Child."
I still hate to read! by Rita Marshall( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in fourth grade, Victor, the daydreamer with a reputation as a bad student who hates to read, secretly reads all the time
Full color by Étienne Delessert( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful creatures depict the seven colors of the rainbow and how three colors can make countless others
The seven dwarfs by Étienne Delessert( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephane, one of seven dwarf brothers living in the forest, relates how all their lives were changed when they tried to rescue Snow White from the murderous rage of her wicked stepmother
Hungry for numbers by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From bananas and blueberries to sixes and sevens, numbers are paired with beautiful fruit to create an exercise in counting and naming."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Humpty Dumpty by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expands on the familiar nursery rhyme, "Humpty Dumpty," to reveal that King Humpty built his wall to keep the common folk out of his lavish kingdom
Moon theater by Étienne Delessert( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prepare for the moon's nightly rising, a young stagehand performs such tasks as dressing the birds in long dark coats, training wild dogs to howl, and watering the stars
Spartacus the spider by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spartacus is a little spider who struggles to spin strong strands, but with determination and some encouragement he succeeds in making the strongest string ever, then worries about its repercussions
Alert! by Étienne Delessert( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhausted after trying to hide his treasured collection of shiny round pebbles from thieves, Tobias the mole falls into a deep sleep and awakens to find that he has been tricked
A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish childlike woman, with enormous love and friendship between them
Stories 1, 2, 3, 4 by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father improvises a story for his daughter about names, which she appears to take seriously, teaches her some idiosyncratic meanings for words, takes her on a fantastic airplane ride without ever leaving bed, and has her look where he is not
A long long song by Étienne Delessert( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leader of a band of rambunctious little creatures sings a comical song, song, song on a lane that is long, long, long, and so he went singing along
Story number 1 : for children under three years of age by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early one morning, after a big night on the town, a not-too-coherent papa must improvise a story for his little daughter which she appears to take seriously
Beauty and the beast by Aulnoy( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Malay and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
The lonely pine by Aaron Frisch( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small pine that is earth's northernmost tree experiences a year's worth of Arctic sights, changes, and hardships, including the aurora borealis, vast animal migrations, and brutal cold
Air by Kitty Benedict( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical properties and the importance of air
The pony man by Gordon Lightfoot( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in French and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pony man comes at midnight to take the children for a ride to Mr. Moon's front door
Fuzzy, furry hat by Étienne Delessert( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lonely bear who lives in a magical tree provides shelter for countless animals in his fuzzy, furry hat as they all withstand a deluge and become forever friends"--
Prince Ring : Icelandic fairy tale( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a talking dog, Prince Ring performs several miraculous tasks which help him win the hand of the King's daughter and lift a witch's spell placed on his canine friend
 
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Alternative Names
Delessert, Étienne 1941-

Etienne Delessert

Étienne Delessert Amerikaans schrijver

Étienne Delessert Schweizer Autor, Maler, Illustrator, Grafiker und Zeichner

Étienne Delessert Swiss illustrator

델리저트, 에티엔느 1941-

드레세르, 에띠엔느 1941-

드레쎄르, 에티엔느 1941-

들레세르, 에티엔 1941-

ドゥルセール, エティエンヌ

ドゥレセール, エチエンヌ

ドレセール, エティエンヌ

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I still hate to read!Full colorThe seven dwarfsHungry for numbersHumpty DumptyMoon theaterSpartacus the spiderAlert!