WorldCat Identities

Troughton, Joanna

Overview
Works: 122 works in 338 publications in 3 languages and 7,766 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Legends  Fiction  Poetry  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Romances 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Adapter, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.T74, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanna Troughton
What made Tiddalik laugh by Joanna Troughton( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Aboriginal tale about what happened when the giant frog Tiddalik had such a great thirst that he drank a lake, a river, and all the other water he could find until there wasn't a drop of water left anywhere
How rabbit stole the fire by Joanna Troughton( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the traditional Indian legend of how Rabbit managed to steal fire from the Sky People and bring it to Earth
Raven, the trickster : legends of the North American Indians by Gail Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine northwest Indian tales of Raven, the clever trickster who loves to get the better of others but is always willing to help those in danger or distress
Tortoise's dream by Joanna Troughton( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tortoise's dream of a fabulous fruit tree sends a series of animals to consult Grandmother Koko about its location. Suggested level: junior, primary
How the birds changed their feathers by Joanna Troughton( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a South American Indian tale of how birds, all of which used to be white, came to have different colors
Who will be the sun? : a North American Indian folk-tale by Joanna Troughton( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven, Chicken Hawk, Coyote, and other animals vie for the honor of being the sun and bringing light to their dark world
How stories came into the world : a folk tale from west Africa by Joanna Troughton( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once only Mouse knew, and kept to himself, the stories of how the world came to be until angry Lightning broke down Mouse's door and the stories escaped into the world
How night came : a folk tale from the Amazon by Joanna Troughton( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the world it is daylight all the time, because the Great Snake keeps night a prisoner, until the curiosity of three men sets night free
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Patricia Daniels( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the tale of a poor woodcutter who discovers the secret hiding place of a band of robbers
Sir Gawain and the loathly damsel by Joanna Troughton( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to obtain the answer to a riddle that will save King Arthur's life, Sir Gawain must marry the ugliest maiden in the world
The Wizard Punchkin : a folk tale from India by Joanna Troughton( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Chandra rescues his older brothers from an evil wizard
The Easter book by Jenny Vaughan( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and development of customs associated with Easter and spring. Includes activities, games, recipes, and poems
Whale's canoe : a folk tale from Australia by Joanna Troughton( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traditional Aboriginal tale relating how the animals of Australia used Whale's canoe to travel to that country from a distant shore
The quail's egg : a folk tale from Sri Lanka by Joanna Troughton( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a cummulative folk tale about a mother quail's efforts to recover her egg after it rolls into the crevice of a rock
Mouse-deer's market by Joanna Troughton( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a traditional tale from Borneo in which a cunning little mouse deer outwits all the other animals of the jungle
The tiger child : a folk tale from India by Joanna Troughton( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the Tiger Child comes from Orissa in India. The idea that animals once cooked their food is a common theme in myths throughout the world. They generally have their fire stolen from them by men, and are forced to eat food uncooked for evermore." -- Publisher
How the seasons came : a North American Indian folk tale by Joanna Troughton( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Algonquian Indian tale in which the animals try to bring warmth to Earth from the Land Above in order to help Wolf's sick son
Dragons and other fabulous beasts by R Blythe( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Mohee : an Appalachian ballad by Joanna Troughton( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman leaves a devoted Indian maiden for the girl back home who he discovers has been unfaithful
The magic mill : a Finnish folk tale adapted from the Kalevala by Joanna Troughton( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Dame of North Farm steals his magic mill, Ilma, the finest smith in Finland, sets out on the long journey to faraway Lapland to try and get it back
 
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The tiger child : a folk tale from India
Alternative Names
Troughton, Joanna 1947-

Languages
English (139)

French (8)

Danish (4)

Covers
How rabbit stole the fireTortoise's dreamHow night came : a folk tale from the AmazonThe Wizard Punchkin : a folk tale from IndiaThe tiger child : a folk tale from India