WorldCat Identities

Lee, Alan

Overview
Works: 107 works in 637 publications in 15 languages and 22,719 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Novels  Young adult works  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Illustrator, Actor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Cover designer
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Lee
Narn i chîn Húrin : the tale of the children of Húrin by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After long study of the various manuscripts that composed this early tale of Middle-Earth, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a coherent and epic narrative that composes a crucial part of his father’s literary oeuvre. In the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West following the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World, Morgoth--the first Dark Lord--dwelt in the vast fortress of Angband, the Hells of Iron. As he waged war against the lands and secret cities of the Elves, the tragedy of Túrin and his sister Nienor unfolds. Their brief and passionate lives are dominated by the elemental hatred that Morgoth bears them as the children of Húrin, the man who had dared to defy and to scorn him to his face. Against them Morgoth sends his most formidable servant, Glaurung, a powerful spirit in the form of a huge wingless dragon of fire. Sardonic and mocking, Glaurung manipulates the fates of Túrin and Nienor by lies of diabolic cunning and guile, and the curse of Morgoth is fulfilled
The hobbit, or, There and back again by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

76 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Hobbit' is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving, unambitious hobbit
Faeries by Brian Froud( Book )

70 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and more than 200 drawings and paintings describe various kinds of elves and fairies found in myths, legends, and literature
Black ships before Troy : the story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple, and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy
The wanderings of Odysseus : the story of the Odyssey by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the adventures of Odysseus on his long voyage home from the Trojan War. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Tales from the perilous realm by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never before published in a single volume, Tolkien's four novellas (Farmer Giles of Ham, Leaf by Niggle, Smith of Wootton Major, and Roverandom) and one book of poems (The Adventures of Tom Bombadil) are gathered together for the first time, in a fully illustrated volume. This new, definitive collection of works -- which had appeared separately, in various formats, between 1949 and 1998 -- comes with a brand-new foreword and endmatter, and with a series of detailed pencil illustrations by Alan Lee
The two towers; being the second part of The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo and his companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord. Now they continue the journey alone down the great River Anduin, alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go
The moon's revenge by Joan Aiken( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seppy forces the moon to give him his wish, to be the maker of enchanted fiddle music, but almost pays a horrible price for it
The pirates who don't do anything : a VeggieTales movie by Doug Peterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the 1700s, an evil pirate captain is assaulting a ship at sea, determined to capture and hold hostage the Prince and Princess sailing on it. Robert the Terrible seizes the Prince, but misses the Princess, who uses her father's HelpSeeker to find someone to help her rescue her brother. Timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt), and unsure George (Pa Grape) work as cabin boys at a buccaneer-themed dinner theater. Auditioning for spots as cast members they wreck the ship, and are promptly fired and tossed out into the alley. When they come across a golden orb straight out of Jules Verne, all three are transported into the past. Called to adventure, can three cabin boys realize their dreams of being pirates, while helping a princess with her quest?
Merlin dreams by Peter Dickinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine stories of blood, magic, and fabulous creatures, set in the framing device of dreams coming to the enchanted wizard Merlin as he lies imprisoned under a great stone
Castles by Alan Lee( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts legends, folk stories, and fairy tales dealing with castles from the traditions of England, Norway, Germany, and other countries
Tolkien's ring by David Day( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the inspiration and sources J.R.R. Tolkien drew upon when he created the image of one all-powerful ring in his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-volume edition of the trilogy which tells of the quest undertaken by the hobbit Frodo and his companions to journey across Middle-earth and cast the evil One Ring, into the Cracks of Doom. Includes fifty specially commissioned paintings by Alan Lee
The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dark Lord Sauron, an utterly evil and powerful being, is stirring again after a long period of dormancy. He will soon dominate all of Middle-earth if he is not stopped. The key to Sauron's defeat is Frodo, nephew and heir to Bilbo Baggins--he has the One Ring into which Sauron deposited much of his power. If the Ring is destroyed in the volcano at the heart of Sauron's realm of Mordor, Sauron too will be destroyed
The mirrorstone by Michael Palin( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolboy is snatched into another world by the magician scientist Salaman, who forces him to brave underwater terrors in a quest for the priceless Mirrorstone
The return of the king : being the third part of The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Return of the King is the third part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings. The Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures as the quest continues. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard and took part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escaped into Fangorn Forest and there encountered the Ents. Gandalf returned, miraculously, and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Meanwhile, Sam and Frodo progressed toward Mordor to destroy the Ring, accompanied by Sméagol---Gollum, still obsessed by his "preciouss." After a battle with the giant spider, Shelob, Sam left his master for dead; but Frodo is still alive---in the hands of the Orcs. And all the time the armies of the Dark Lord are massing
The Press in English society from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shapeshifters : tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses by Adrian Mitchell( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreated from Ovid's "Metamorphoses," these stories, ballads, and headline news articles let the Minotaur, King Midas, Arachne, Bacchus, Persephone, and many more haunting figures walk the Earth once more
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic detailing the Great War of the Ring, a struggle between good and evil in Middle-Earth, in which the tiny Hobbits play a key role
The hobbit : the desolation of Smaug : chronicles : art & design by Daniel Falconer( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the characters and creatures, detailing how each were realized for the film
 
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Narn i chîn Húrin : the tale of the children of Húrin
Alternative Names
Alan Lee britischer Illustrator und Filmdesigner

Alan Lee Britse illustrator en ontwerper film

Alan Lee grafik brytyjski

Alan Lee illustratore e pittore inglese

Alan Lee ilustrador de libros y películas británico

Lee, A.

Lee, Allan 1947-

Li, Alan

Алан Ли

Алан Лі

אלן לי

อลัน ลี

ალან ლი

리, 알란

アラン・リー (イラストレーター)

リー, アラン

阿兰·李

Languages
English (274)

Polish (26)

Spanish (20)

French (14)

Italian (12)

German (9)

Japanese (9)

Chinese (7)

Czech (4)

Swedish (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)

Welsh (1)

Danish (1)

Serbian (1)

Covers
The hobbit, or, There and back againFaeriesBlack ships before Troy : the story of the IliadThe wanderings of Odysseus : the story of the OdysseyTales from the perilous realmThe two towers; being the second part of The Lord of the ringsThe moon's revengeTolkien's ring