WorldCat Identities

Lent, Blair

Overview
Works: 80 works in 293 publications in 9 languages and 23,285 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Legends  Big books  Animated films  Children's films 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.M8346, 398.270951
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blair Lent
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel( Book )

75 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 5,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous retelling of a favorite Chinese folktale of how the Chinese came to give all their children short names
The funny little woman by Arlene Mosel( Book )

38 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African folktale tells how the sun and the water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were forced into the sky, when the water came to visit them
The angry moon by William Sleator( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her
The wave by Margaret Hodges( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There seems no way to save four hundred villagers from imminent and unsuspecting death; then the wise old man high on the mountain knows what he must do
The beastly feast by Bruce Goldstone( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All sorts of animals bring a variety of foods to share at a picnic: bears bring pears, parrots bring carrots, mosquitoes bring burritos, mice bring rice, and so on
Baba Yaga by Ernest Small( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and a hedgehog match wits with Baba Yaga, the Russian witch. Grades 1-3
Favorite fairy tales told in India by Virginia Haviland( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acht Indiase sprookjes, waarin dieren een belagrijke rol spelen
The Christmas sky by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronomical exploration of the Star of Bethlehem against a background of the Christmas story
Bayberry Bluff by Blair Lent( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real village with houses grows up on an island where people first spent summers in tents, being attracted by the charm of the place
I stood upon a mountain by Aileen Fisher( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing on top of a mountain, a young child wonders about the creation of the world
John Tabor's ride by Blair Lent( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Tabor complains about everything on his first whaling voyage until he meets a strange old man who takes him on an extraordinary journey
Molasses flood by Blair Lent( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One warm January day a molasses tank in front of Charley's house explodes and the molasses carries his house from the Boston waterfront through the town
Oasis of the stars by Olga Economakis( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Abu and his family in the desert
Tikki Tikki Tembo : --and more stories to celebrate Asian heritage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features six wonderful read-along children's stories that celebrate Asian heritage
The telephone by William Jay Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's phone is rung constantly by animals calling about their problems
From King Boggen's Hall to Nothing-at-all : a collection of improbable houses and unusual places found in traditional rhymes and limericks by Blair Lent( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations of the various homes described in nursery rhymes, including Tom Tittlemouse's bell house, Mistress McShuttle's coal scuttle, and Peter's pumpkin shell
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel( Recording )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names
 
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The funny little woman
Alternative Names

controlled identitySmall, Ernest

Blair Lent

Blair Lent Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2009)

Lent, Blair, 1930-2009

Small, Ernest

לנט, בליר

렌트, 블레어

ブレア・レント

レント, ブレア

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The funny little womanWhy the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktaleThe waveThe beastly feastMolasses floodTikki Tikki Tembo