WorldCat Identities

Leach, Maria

Overview
Works: 41 works in 231 publications in 4 languages and 11,203 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Riddles  Folklore  Legends  Fiction  Humor  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maria Leach
Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend by Maria Leach( Book )

78 editions published between 1817 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 4,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 4000 entries about folk stories and songs, gods, heroes, fairies and demons, angels and devils, ogres, guardian spirits, witches, vampires and zombies of many cultures
The thing at the foot of the bed : and other scary tales by Maria Leach( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over
Whistle in the graveyard: folktales to chill your bones by Maria Leach( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from around the world about ghosts, bogeys, witches, and other haunts
The rainbow book of American folk tales and legends by Maria Leach( Book )

7 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk tales and legends, including Paul Bunyon; Johnny Appleseed; Davy Crockett; Casey Jones; Billy the Kid; and Jesse James
Noodles, nitwits, and numskulls by Maria Leach( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief silly stories, jokes and riddles from the folklore of many lands
Riddle me, riddle me, ree by Maria Leach( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riddles from all areas of the world are grouped under such topics as Mankind, Animals, Plants, and The Universe
God had a dog; folklore of the dog by Maria Leach( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the people sang the mountains up; how and why stories by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of legends, fables and anecdotes from diverse cultures, grouped by subject
The soup stone : the magic of familiar things by Maria Leach( Book )

5 editions published in 1954 in English and German and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic of familiar things
The beginning : creation myths around the world by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion sneezed : folktales and myths of the cat by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes twenty folktales as well as proverbs and sayings about different kinds of cats
The luck book by Maria Leach( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are just a few of the superstitions about luck--good or bad--gathered here from all over the world
Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore mythology and legend by Maria Leach( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume two contains some 4,000 world folklore terms : gods, heroes, tales, cu
The turnspit dog by Maria Leach( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend by Funk & Wagnalls Company( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wicked wit of insults( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De l'importance d'avoir de l'esprit : aphorismes, insultes et traits d'esprit by Oscar Wilde( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tout l'esprit et l'humour désespéré de Wilde rassemblés dans un florilège illustré de gravures
Dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend( Book )

5 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funk & Wagnall's standard dictionary of folklore, mythology, and legend. New ed( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key to countries, regions, cultures, culture areas, peoples, tribes, and ethnic groups
The soup stone by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic of familiar things
 
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Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legendStandard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend
Languages
English (199)

French (3)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

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