WorldCat Identities

Walker, Barbara K.

Overview
Works: 73 works in 233 publications in 2 languages and 9,057 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Children's films  Animated films  Folklore  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.W128, 016.80931
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara K Walker
 
Most widely held works by Barbara K Walker
The dancing palm tree, and other Nigerian folktales by Barbara K Walker( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of eleven tales from Nigeria includes "The Boy and the Leopard," "The King and the Ring," and "The Reward of Treachery." Also contains a glossary and explanation of customs
Laughing together : giggles and grins from around the globe by Barbara K Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jokes, cartoons, riddles, rhymes, and short tales from around the world, with many jokes in the original language as well as English
Twentieth-century short story explication : interpretations, 1900-1975, of short fiction since 1800 by Warren S Walker( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This index is intended to facilitate the use of the twelve volumes of Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication that appeared between 1961 and 1991 and that cover explications through 1988. - Preface
Strega Nona -- and more stories about magic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: Strega Nona; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Stonecutter; The Amazing Bone; and Teeny-Tiny and the Witch Woman. Features the Spanish version of Strega Nona and Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Nigerian folk tales by Barbara K Walker( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigs and pirates : a Greek tale by Barbara K Walker( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Greek swineherds outsmart the pirates who steal their pigs
A treasury of Turkish folktales for children by Barbara K Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-four Turkish folk tales about jinns and giants, padishahs and peasants, and beloved heroes such as Keloglan the bald boy
Watermelons, walnuts, and the wisdom of Allah, and other tales of the Hoca by Barbara K Walker( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These eighteen tales featuring Nasreddin Hoca, a Turkish teacher and priest, have been very well told. Although the humor sometimes depends upon an understanding of the culture, many are standard favorites
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman by Barbara K Walker( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite their mother's warnings, three brothers go into the forest to play and encounter the witch-woman who eats little children
New patches for old; a Turkish folktale by Barbara K Walker( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hasan needs his new trousers shortened, but neither his wife, mother, nor daughter has time to do it--at first
"On another day ..." : tales told among the Nkundo of Zaīre by Mabel H Ross( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stargazer to the sultan by Barbara K Walker( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At his wife's urging, the poor woodcutter volunteers to help find the lost ring of the sultan's daughter, and through luck becomes the chief stargazer
The mouse and the elephant by Barbara K Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By a stroke of luck the mouse survives his confrontation with the elephant still thinking he is master of the forest
A good fish dinner by Barbara K Walker( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fox steals a fine dinner from a fish-seller, but a wolf, following his example, is not so lucky
The round Sultan and the straight answer by Barbara K Walker( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sultan could not lose weight until the hamal told him his fate
Once there was and twice there wasn't : Turkish tales by Barbara K Walker( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven adventures of the bald-headed Turkish peasant boy whose cleverness and luck always make him a hero in the end
To set them free : the early years of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk by Barbara K Walker( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and Turkish and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first President of the Turkish Republic which emphasizes his childhood and early military career
The Erie Canal : gateway to empire by Barbara K Walker( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just say hic! A Turkish silly tale by Barbara K Walker( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Turkish tale about a servant who can never remember the purpose of his errand. He tries to remember by repeating the message over and over, but this produces newer difficulties
How the hare told the truth about his horse by Barbara K Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever hare who boasts that the lion is his horse sets about proving it
 
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A treasury of Turkish folktales for children
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Laughing together : giggles and grins from around the globeA treasury of Turkish folktales for childrenWatermelons, walnuts, and the wisdom of Allah, and other tales of the HocaTeeny-Tiny and the witch-woman
Alternative Names
Walker, Barbara

Walker, Barbara 1921-2007

Walker, Barbara Jeanne Kerlin 1921-2007

Walker, Barbara K. 1921-

Walker, Barbara Kerlin 1921-

Walker, Barbara Kerlin 1921-2007

باربارا ك. ووكر، 1921-

ウォーカー, バーバラ

Languages
English (123)

Turkish (1)