WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 126 works in 336 publications in 3 languages and 15,043 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Novels  Biographies  History  Action and adventure fiction  Fairy tales  Literature  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
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Most widely held works about Nora S Unwin
 
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Amos Fortune : free man by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

45 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography describes Fortune's capture in Africa, his forty years of slavery after which he bought his own freedom and then worked to free many others
Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of 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 1,028 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 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy in a family of sheep farmers raises a black lamb to be the leader of the flock
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 607 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 464 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 447 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 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie who knows how to frighten the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1962 in English and held by 367 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?
Two too many by Nora S Unwin( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 331 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 328 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 278 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 )

3 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in English and held by 226 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
With pipe, paddle, and song : a story of the French-Canadian voyageurs, circa 1750 by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 197 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
Proud Pumpkin by Nora S Unwin( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 196 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
The good rain by Alice E Goudey( Book )

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

"The story of the coming of rain and what it means to the city and the country." Kirkus
Summer green by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of children's songs and poems
The Christmas story by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

6 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts from the Old and New Testaments recounting the conception and birth of Jesus
Cupola house by Mabel Leigh Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hudson family moves to a wonderful new house with a cupola
The road through Sandwich Notch by Elizabeth Yates( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Amos Fortune : free man
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Mountain bornSarah Whitcher's storyThe secret garden
Alternative Names
Nora S. Unwin artista británica

Nora S. Unwin artiste britannique

Nora S. Unwin British artist

Nora S. Unwin Brits kunstenares (1907-1982)

Spicer Unwin, Nora 1907-1982

Unwin, Nora Spicer, 1907-

Unwin, Nora Spicer 1907-1982

نورا اس. ونوين

Languages
English (141)

Chinese (3)

German (1)