WorldCat Identities

Leach, Maria

Overview
Works: 41 works in 142 publications in 3 languages and 9,380 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Juvenile works  Folklore  Riddles  Humor  Quotations  Fiction  Ghost stories  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: PZ8.1.L36, 398.03
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 )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1972 in English and held by 2,189 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 )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 1,107 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 955 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 925 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 )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 698 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 )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 611 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 500 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 499 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 462 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 384 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 372 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 )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are just a few of the superstitions about luck--good or bad--gathered here from all over the world
The turnspit dog by Maria Leach( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noodles, nitwits, and numbskulls by Maria Leach( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wicked wit of insults( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 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

Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend. Vol. 2( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 17 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
Dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (110)

French (3)

German (1)

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