WorldCat Identities

Unwin, Nora S. (Nora Spicer) 1907-1982

Overview
Works: 118 works in 308 publications in 2 languages and 15,329 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Biography  History  Biographies  Fairy tales  Action and adventure fiction  Poetry  Novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
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Most widely held works by Nora S Unwin
Amos Fortune : free man by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

38 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Newbery medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 1951
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up
An inheritance of poetry by Gladys L Adshead( Book )

5 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of English and American poetry for all moods and all ages
Mountain born by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 1993 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy in a family of sheep farmers raises a black lamb to be the leader of the flock
Carolina's courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes courage to leave a familiar town, a comfortable homestead, and personal belongings and old friends. It takes courage to live in a small wagon, traveling barely a hundred miles a week through Indian territory. But it takes a special, out-of-the-ordinary courage to give up the dearest treasure of the heart
The white gate : adventures in the imagination of a child by Mary Ellen Chase( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of her childhood in Maine
Footnotes on nature by John Kieran( Book )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1952 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Whitcher's story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the search for and adventures of a young girl lost in a New Hampshire forest in the pioneer days. Based on a true incident
The princess and the goblin by George MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie and her newly-discovered great-great-grandmother from the goblin miners who live in caves beneath the royal castle
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1962 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long locked?
Prudence Crandall, woman of courage by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut schoolteacher opens her school to a young Negro scholar and is subjected to persecution and imprisonment for her action
Two too many by Nora S Unwin( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two frightened kittens take a wild ride with a witch who is determined to win the Grand Race over the moon. Grades 2-4
The doll who came alive by Enys Tregarthen( Book )

8 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English girl loves her wooden Dutch doll so much that it comes to life
An Easter story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traditions and customs of Easter--rabbits, eggs, flowery hats, and ham--and the religious significance drawn from Hebrew history and the Resurrection are revealed in a story which shows a young girl how joy and suffering are a part of every life
The princess and Curdie by George MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curdie, a miner's son, is entrusted with the weighty task of saving the king, the princess, and consequently the kingdom. He is directed in his efforts by a mysterious fairy queen who provides monstrous but gentle creatures to aid him
The next fine day by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each spring for hundreds of years, the herons have returned to Chilham, England, but only now have they become important to Kent. Their departure this fall marks the beginning of a new life for his mother, who has closed her heart to love, and for Kent, who thinks of himself as Nobody."
Proud Pumpkin by Nora S Unwin( Book )

4 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud young pumpkin on the vine wants to live forever, but he has many adventure ahead of him during which he questions this wish
With pipe, paddle, and song : a story of the French-Canadian voyageurs, circa 1750 by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old lad, who can paddle, sing, and swim, signs a three-year contract as a voyageur and joins an expedition to north-west Canada in 1750 to search for furs and his future
The good rain by Alice E Goudey( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what the lack of rain can mean both to the city child and the country child
Summer green by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of children's songs and poems
 
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Amos Fortune : free man
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Mountain bornCarolina's courageSarah Whitcher's storyThe secret garden
Alternative Names
Nora S. Unwin artista brit√°nica

Nora S. Unwin British artist

Nora S. Unwin British artist and creator of US children's picture books

Nora S. Unwin Brits kunstenares (1907-1982)

Spicer Unwin, Nora 1907-1982

Unwin, Nora Spicer, 1907-

Unwin, Nora Spicer 1907-1982

Languages
English (130)

Chinese (3)