WorldCat Identities

Littledale, Freya 1929-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 139 publications in 5 languages and 6,505 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Anecdotes  Biography  Folklore  Picture books  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PZ8.L744, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Freya Littledale
The elves and the shoemaker by Freya Littledale( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Persian and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor old shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night
The magic fish by Freya Littledale( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy fisherman's wife is granted every wish but can't find happiness
Snow white and the seven dwarfs by Freya Littledale( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful princess whose proud and vain stepmother is trying to kill her takes refuge in the cottage of seven dwarfs
Peter and the North Wind by Freya Littledale( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North Wind's magical gifts to Peter, recompense for blowing away the flour needed to feed him and his poor mother, mysteriously lose their magic before Peter gets them home
Ghosts and spirits of many lands by Freya Littledale( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow child : a Russian folktale by Freya Littledale( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly couple who long for a child build a snow child which comes to life and makes them very happy--until the coming of spring when the days become too warm for her to stay
The farmer in the soup by Freya Littledale( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and French and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer and his wife trade jobs for a day and the farmer discovers running the house is much harder than he thought
The magic plum tree : based on a tale from the Jataka by Freya Littledale( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because each of the three princes sees the plum tree at a different season, he forms a different impression of what it looks like
Strange tales from many lands by Freya Littledale( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven tales from different countries including "The Werewolf" from Spain, "The Inn That Wasn't There" from China, and "The Boy in the Secret Valley" from Iceland
The elves and the shoemaker : a folktale by Freya Littledale( Recording )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor old shoemaker becomes successful with the help of two elves who finish his shoes during the night
The magic fish by Freya Littledale( Recording )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a fisherman catches a magic fish, his greedy wife insists that he make the fish grant her wishes for better houses
Rip Van Winkle by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteenth-century idler who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains awakens to a much-changed world
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
The twelve dancing princesses : a folk tale from the Brothers Grimm by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning
The little mermaid by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little mermaid falls in love with a handsome prince and sacrifices a great deal in hopes of marrying him
King Fox, and other old tales by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brave little tailor by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tailor who kills seven flies with one blow outwits the king and earns half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage
13 ghostly tales by Freya Littledale( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timothy's forest by Freya Littledale( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since there are no forests in the city, Timothy makes one in his room using scrap materials he collected
The boy who cried wolf by Freya Littledale( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tending sheep on a lonely mountainside thinks it a fine joke to cry "wolf" and watch the people come running--and then one day a wolf is really there, but no one answers his call
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Freya 1929-1992

Littledale, F. 1929-1992

Littledale, Freya L. 1929-1992

Littledale, Freya Lota 1929-1992

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The magic fishPeter and the North WindThe snow child : a Russian folktaleThe elves and the shoemaker : a folktaleThe magic fishRip Van Winkle