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Serraillier, Ian

Overview
Works: 168 works in 790 publications in 11 languages and 10,671 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Young adult works  Myths  Poetry  Audio adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.S4575, FIC
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Most widely held works by Ian Serraillier
The silver sword by Ian Serraillier( Book )

147 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their parents are taken away by the Germans, the Balicki children are on their own in Warsaw. With the help of another orphan named Jan, they eventually make their way to Switzerland and are reunited with their parents
Beowulf, the warrior by Ian Serraillier( Book )

26 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic of Beowulf, the warrior - his battles with the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the fiery dragon. Grades 6 and up
Escape from Warsaw by Ian Serraillier( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three Polish children and their experience in Europe during World War II
Chaucer and his world by Ian Serraillier( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes home life, food, dress, "open field" agriculture, illness and medical knowledge, education, recreation, industry and trade, military life, the church, and art and architecture during the medieval period that inspired poet Geoffrey Chaucer
The Gorgon's head : the story of Perseus by Ian Serraillier( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and Afrikaans and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Perseus, one of the bravest and most daring of all Greek heroes, whose adventures led him to the farthest corners of the world to encounters with giants and nymphs and goddesses, and to the terrible snake-haired Gorgon
The challenge of the green knight by Ian Serraillier( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Gawain is determined to keep his rendezvous with the Green Knight even though he believes it will mean his death
Suppose you met a witch by Ian Serraillier( Book )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1973 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates in verse how Roland and Miranda handled the situation when they were trapped in a sack by a witch
The way of danger; the story of Theseus by Ian Serraillier( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the legend of Theseus who slew the Minotaur in the labyrinth
Heracles the Strong by Ian Serraillier( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the ancient atory from the Greek Legends of Heracles, or Hercules, and the twelve seemingly impossible tasks set him by King Eurysthesus and how he accomplished them in the face of dreadul odds
The enchanted island : stories from Shakespeare by Ian Serraillier( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories taken from the plays of Shakespeare
A fall from the sky; the story of Daedalus by Ian Serraillier( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of the Greek craftsman, his nephew Talos and his son, Icarus
The clashing rocks; the story of Jason by Ian Serraillier( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatic prose retelling of the legends of the daring, remarkable Greek hero and his quest for the golden fleece is a companion volume to The Gorgon's head: the story of Perseus and The way of danger
Robin in the greenwood : ballads of Robin Hood by Ian Serraillier( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve adventures of Robin Hood and his merry band, retold in ballad form from the early medieval ballads which first told of the outlaw's exploits
The franklin's tale by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells in prose the tale of the faithful wife and the squire who loved her so much that he resorted to magic to win her
Robin and his merry men; ballads of Robin Hood by Ian Serraillier( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells in verse the legend of Robin Hood originally rendered in a medieval ballad
There's no escape by Ian Serraillier( Book )

35 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Howarth is dropped by parachute into enemy-occupied territory and rescues a brilliant scientist
Havelok the Dane by Ian Serraillier( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of an early English metrical romance, about the son of the King of Denmark who grew up in poverty in England before claiming his throne and the English throne for his wife
Selected tales by D. H Lawrence( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bishop and the devil by Ian Serraillier( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates in verse the journey of the fourth-century Bishop of Sion as he traveled over the Alps carrying an enormous church bell
I'll tell you a tale : a collection of poems and ballads by Ian Serraillier( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ian Serraillier britischer Schriftsteller

Ian Serraillier British writer

Ian Serraillier écrivain britannique

Ian Serraillier escritor británico

Seraillier, Ian 1912-1994

Serraillier, Ian

Serraillier, Ian Lucien 1912-1994

Serraillier, Jan.

Serraillier, Jan 1912-1994

Serrallier, I. 1912-1994

Serrallier, I. L. 1912-1994

Serrallier, Iian Lucien 1912-1994

セレリヤー, ヤン

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Beowulf, the warriorEscape from WarsawThe way of danger; the story of TheseusThe enchanted island : stories from ShakespeareThe clashing rocks; the story of JasonThere's no escapeSelected tales