WorldCat Identities

Mayer, Marianna

Overview
Works: 89 works in 238 publications in 7 languages and 26,472 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Legends  Biography  Pictorial works  History  Folklore  Illustrated works  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.M4514, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marianna Mayer
Beauty and the beast by Marianna Mayer( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 2,073 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
A boy, a dog, a frog, and a friend by Mercer Mayer( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet fishing party is interrupted when something unexpected bites on the line
One frog too many by Mercer Mayer( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's pet frog thinks that the new little frog the boy gets for his birthday is one frog too many
Pegasus by Marianna Mayer( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells how Bellerophon, son of the king of Corinth, secures the help of the winged horse Pegasus in order to fight the monstrous Chimera
The twelve dancing princesses by Marianna Mayer( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the king's twelve daughters, under an evil spell, wear holes in their dancing slippers every night and grow pale and mysterious, Peter the gardener's boy discovers their secret and breaks the spell
Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave by Marianna Mayer( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, who in turn sets in motion the events which lead to the once ill-treated girl's marrying the tzar
The unicorn and the lake by Marianna Mayer( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a serpent poisons the lake where all the animals drink, only the unicorn has the power to save them
The adventures of Tom Thumb by Marianna Mayer( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny boy has adventures in a cow's mouth, a fish's belly, and the stomach of a giant
The real Santa Claus by Marianna Mayer( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read the classic poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" and learn about St. Nicholas, the real "Santa Claus."
Aladdin and the enchanted lamp by Marianna Mayer( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess
The unicorn alphabet by Marianna Mayer( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic medieval legend of the unicorn serves as a motif for the alphabet
Women warriors : myths and legends of heroic women by Marianna Mayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve traditional tales about female military leaders, war goddesses, women warriors, and heroines from around the world, including such countries as Japan, Ireland, and Zimbabwe
Young Jesus of Nazareth by Marianna Mayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a picture of the early life of Jesus and the signs that revealed him as a very extraordinary child
Iron John by Marianna Mayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Iron John, also known as the wild man of the forest, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love
The ugly duckling by Marianna Mayer( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
The twelve apostles : their lives and acts by Marianna Mayer( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the individual apostles, including Judas and his replacement Matthias, describing their lives, deeds, symbols, and Biblical references
Carlo Collodi's The adventures of Pinocchio by Marianna Mayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a talking wooden marionette whose nose grew whenever he told a lie
Iduna and the magic apples by Marianna Mayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil giant Thiassi vows to capture Iduna and her magic apples which give the gods on Valhalla everlasting life
The little jewel box by Marianna Mayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursed with bad luck, a courageous young girl sets out in search of adventure, her only protection a little jewel box that she is to open only when in danger of death
Young Mary of Nazareth by Marianna Mayer( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life of the Virgin Mary, from her own birth through her early years and education at the Temple to the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem
 
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Alternative Names
Marianna Mayer American writer

Marianna Mayer Amerikaans schrijfster

Marianna Mayer écrivaine américaine

마이어, 마리안나

매이어, 마리아나

메이어, 마리아나

メイヤー, マリアンヌ

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A boy, a dog, a frog, and a friendOne frog too manyPegasusThe twelve dancing princessesBaba Yaga and Vasilisa the BraveThe unicorn and the lakeThe adventures of Tom ThumbThe real Santa Claus