WorldCat Identities

Wolkstein, Diane

Overview
Works: 98 works in 254 publications in 6 languages and 15,970 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Biography  Romance fiction  Legends  Big books 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.W84, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Diane Wolkstein
 
Most widely held works by Diane Wolkstein
Little Mouse's painting by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Mouse creates a painting which looks like three different things to her three friends, all of whom find themselves in it
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way
The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales gathered by the author in Haiti with comments on Haitian folklore
Inanna, queen of heaven and earth : her stories and hymns from Sumer by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation and retelling of the Inanna stories from the Sumerian
Esther's story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Esther, the queen who risked the wrath of a king to save her people from destruction, and whose courage and wisdom are celebrated during the feast of Purim
White wave : a Chinese tale by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese farmer discovers a generous goddess living in a snail shell
The magic wings : a tale from China by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange event occurs across the land when a little Chinese goose girl sprinkles her shoulders with water and begins to wave her arms, believing that she will sprout wings, fly, and enjoy all the beautiful flowers of spring
Oom razoom, or, Go I know not where, bring back I know not what : a Russian tale by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of an old Russian tale of Alexis the king's archer, his beautiful and magical wife Olga, and their adventures
The first love stories : from Isis and Osiris to Tristan and Iseult by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven original classic love stories such as "Inanna and Dumuzi," "Shiva and Sati," "The Song of Songs," "Psyche and Eros," and more, are newly re-told."--Publisher's description
Sun Mother wakes the world : an Australian creation story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aboriginal creation story in which the Sun slowly brings life to the Earth
Step by step by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little ant and her friend enjoy a day together, dining on the nectar of a yellow flower, sailing on a leaf, and dancing in the rain
The cool ride in the sky by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monkey gets even with the buzzard for deceiving and devouring two of his friends
The day Ocean came to visit by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing Ocean's stories, Sun invites Ocean to the house he shares with his wife, Moon, but his visitor proves to be more than his house can hold
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
8,000 stones : a Chinese folktale by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Chinese tale in which the governor's clever son finds a way to weigh an elephant
The glass mountain by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A king builds a glass mountain which any man who wants to marry his daughter must climb, but when Princess Raina tries to help one suitor climb it, she falls through a deep crack and is trapped in a deep cave
Bouki dances the Kokioko : a comical tale from Haiti by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After much coaching, Bouki wins the prize for dancing the king's secret dance but is then outwitted by his sneaky friend
Lazy stories by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories from Japan, Mexico, and Laos dramatize the pleasures, comforts, and distinct disadvantages of habitual laziness
The Red Lion : a tale of ancient Persia by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he can be crowned King of Persia, Azgid must prove his courage by fighting the Red Lion
Treasures of the heart : holiday stories that reveal the soul of Judaism by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Little Mouse's painting
Alternative Names
Diane Wolkstein Folklorist and author of children's books.

Wolkstein, D.

볼크스타인, 다이안

월크스타인, 다이안

ウォルクスタイン, ダイアン

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The banza : a Haitian storyThe magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktalesInanna, queen of heaven and earth : her stories and hymns from SumerEsther's storyWhite wave : a Chinese taleOom razoom, or, Go I know not where, bring back I know not what : a Russian taleThe first love stories : from Isis and Osiris to Tristan and IseultSun Mother wakes the world : an Australian creation story