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Turska, Krystyna 1933-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 278 publications in 5 languages and 8,158 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Stories, plots, etc  Nursery rhymes  History  Fantasy fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.R897, FIC
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Most widely held works by Krystyna Turska
The woodcutter's duck by Krystyna Turska( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and French and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kindness to a frog brings a Polish woodcutter an unusual power and a change of fortune
A cavalcade of goblins by Alan Garner( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-two tales, legends, and poems from various countries, including Japan, India, and North America, about giants, goblins, demons, and other supernatural creatures
Authors' choice 2 by Gillian Avery( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magician of Cracow by Krystyna Turska( Book )

18 editions published in 1975 in 5 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magician who wants to go to the moon sells his soul to the devil to accomplish his objective
A cavalcade of sea legends by Michael Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales and poems from many countries about the sea and sea creatures
The mouse and the egg by William Mayne( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones
Marra's world by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a harsh grandmother and an indifferent father, Marra comes to understand her world with the help of her seal mother
The Trojan horse by James Reeves( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known episode from Homer's "Iliad" of how the Greeks overcame the Trojans by entering the city inside a wooden horse
A cavalcade of dragons by Roger Lancelyn Green( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing thirty-nine tales of dragon lore derived from ancient and modern sources
A cavalcade of witches by Jacynth Hope-Simpson( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes historical selections along with original and traditional tales recounting facts and fancies about witches and their activities
The king of the Golden river by John Ruskin( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East Wind and the King of the Golden River turn two cruel brothers into black stones, but kindly Gluck, youngest in the family, is rewarded for his unselfishness
Crispin and the dancing piglet by Linda M Jennings( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and French and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His father and older brothers laugh when, out of all the animals on the farm, Crispin chooses to take a tiny piglet with him when he goes out into the world to seek his fortune
Tales from Central Russia by James Riordan( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-seven folktales from Central Russia
Coppelia by Krystyna Turska( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Afrikaans and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turska's illustrations have won many awards. She won the Kate Greenaway medal in 1972 with The woodcutter's duck. This is the story of the famous ballet by Leo Delibes_
Happy families by Barbara Willard( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of prose and poetry about family life includes selections by Louisa May Alcott, Gerald Durrell, Walter de la Mare, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Saki, J. M. Barrie and others
Tamara and the sea witch by Krystyna Turska( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through courage and perseverance a peasant girl frees her husband, an enchanted prince, from the spell of the evil sea witch
Pegasus by Krystyna Turska( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the warrior Bellerophon conquered the winged horse, Pegasus, and relates the many adventures they had together
William Mayne's book of heroes : stories and poems by William Mayne( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two poems and stories retelling heroic deeds from the folk literature of many countries. Includes the anonymous Hynd Horn, The Revenge by Lord Tennyson, The Courtship of Lemminkainen retold by William Mayne, and Horatius by Lord Macaulay
Great Grandmother Goose by Helen Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 80 rhymes from medieval sources which were possibly the nursery rhymes of their day
Ellen and the queen by Gillian Avery( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of her naughtiness, Ellen is denied the privilege of seeing the Queen with her class, but she determines to see her on her own anyway
 
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The mouse and the egg
Alternative Names
Turska, Krystyna Zofia.

トゥルスカ, クリスチーナ

トゥルスカ, クリスティナ

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