Foreman, Michael 1938-
Most widely held works about Michael Foreman
Most widely held works by Michael Foreman
The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,783 libraries worldwide
A young journalist goes to Venice, Italy, to interview a famous violinist, who tells the story of his parents' incarceration by the Nazis, and explains why they can no longer listen to the music of Mozart.
Shakespeare stories by Leon Garfield ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
An acclaimed author has rewritten twelve of Shakespeare's plays in narrative form, retaining much of the original language, and thus the flavor of the bard's dramas.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor.
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her grandfather look for a barn owl night after night. Will a distinctive heart-shaped face appear at the window? Michael Foreman's lush, intimate paintings are a perfect companion to Nicola Davies's lyrical text featuring intriguing facts about a rare bird indeed.
The little reindeer by Michael Foreman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A young reindeer becomes a surprise Christmas gift for a city boy.
War boy : a country childhood by Michael Foreman ( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny.
Seal surfer by Michael Foreman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Although he is on crutches, a boy goes to the beach with his grandfather, where they watch a seal being born, and over the following seasons, the boy and the seal develop a special bond.
Cat & canary by Michael Foreman ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
A city cat who lives out his fantasy of being able to fly finds that staying on the ground isn't so bad after all.
War game by Michael Foreman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
During World War I, four English friends and their comrades find temporary relief from the brutal and seemingly endless struggle in the trenches when, on an extraordinary Christmas Day, they celebrate the holiday with their German enemies.
The little ships : the heroic rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
A young English girl and her father take their sturdy fishing boat and join the scores of other civilian vessels crossing the English Channel in a daring attempt to rescue Allied and British troops trapped by Nazi soldiers at Dunkirk.
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 960 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy comes across Arthur Pendragon, who has just awakened from his long sleep beneath the earth, and hears from him some of the exciting stories of his past.
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey ( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year.
Say hello by Jack Foreman ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Written when the author was ten years old, tells of a dog and a boy who are both lonely until they are included by others.
Michael Foreman's Mother Goose ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
A classic Mother Goose collection that features intriguing visual links from one scene to the next.
Wonder goal by Michael Foreman ( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
A boy describes what it feels like to score a goal that makes his soccer teammates stop teasing him.
Tales for the telling : Irish folk & fairy stories by Edna O'Brien ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve folk and fairy tales from Ireland, including "The Magic Apples," "The Swan Bride," and "Paddy the Piper."
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.
Ben's baby by Michael Foreman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in 8 languages and held by 794 libraries worldwide
Ben asks his parents for a baby for his next birthday and by the time it comes around he has a baby brother.
Hans Andersen, his classic fairy tales by H. C Andersen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Eighteen of the Danish author's most familiar tales, including "The Darning Needle," "Little Claus and Big Claus," and "The Old House."
Adaptations Animals Arthur,--King Authors, English Barn owl Biography Cats Children's poetry Children's poetry, English Children's stories Children's stories, English Christmas stories Country life Denmark Dinosaurs Dogs Dunkirk, Battle of (Dunkerque, France : 1940) England Fairy tales Fiction Folklore Folklore Foreman, Michael,--1938- France France--Dunkerque Gawain (Legendary character) Germany Grandfathers Great Britain History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Illustrators Italy--Venice Japan Jewish musicians Jews Juvenile works Legends Legends Literature--Adaptations Manners and customs Nursery rhymes Pictorial works Plots (Drama, novel, etc.) Reindeer Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Soccer Tales World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)
Multiple languages (2)
Greek, Modern (1)