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McDermott, Gerald

Overview
Works: 149 works in 611 publications in 10 languages and 37,427 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folk tales  Legends  Literature  Fairy tales  Children's audiobooks  Myths 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Producer, Director, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.M159, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gerald McDermott
Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale. by Gerald McDermott( Book )

84 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 5,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaption of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of man
Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott( Book )

64 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 3,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun
Zomo the Rabbit : a trickster tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom
Coyote : a trickster tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him how to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him
Tim O'Toole and the wee folk : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very poor Irishman is provided with magical things by the "wee folk", but he must then keep his good fortune out of the hands of the greedy McGoons
Jabutí the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon by Gerald McDermott( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti, the tortoise, except Vulture who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven
The stonecutter : a Japanese folk tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the consequences of a stonecutter's foolish longing for power
Musicians of the sun by Gerald McDermott( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of an Aztec myth, Lord of the Night sends Wind to free the four musicians that the Sun is holding prisoner so they can bring joy to the world
Creation by Gerald McDermott( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern retelling of the biblical story shares the details of how light, water, earth, and living creatures came to be
Monkey : a trickster tale from India by Gerald McDermott( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day
The magic tree : a tale from the Congo by Gerald McDermott( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a Congolese tale in which an ugly and unloved twin discovers a magic tree that gives him everything he wants
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a stork finds a way to outwit the fox that tricked him
Papagayo : the mischief maker by Gerald McDermott( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papagayo, the noisy parrot, helps the night animals save the moon from being eaten up by the moon dog
Pig-Boy : a trickster tale from Hawaiʻi by Gerald McDermott( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mischievous, shape-shifting Pig-Boy gets in trouble with both the King and Pele, the goddess of fire, but always manages to slip away as his grandmother has told him to do
Daniel O'Rourke : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of a pooka spirit, Daniel O'Rourke embarks on a fantastic journey
Daughter of Earth : a Roman myth by Gerald McDermott( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pluto wrongly takes Proserpina to be his bride in the Underworld, Ceres, mother of Proserpina and goddess of the Earth, withdraws into a cave to mourn and refuses to permit crops to grow
Aladdin and the enchanted lamp by Marianna Mayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess
Anansi the spider : [a tale from Ashanti] by Gerald McDermott( Recording )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
Arrow to the sun : [a Pueblo Indian tale] by Gerald McDermott( Recording )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men
 
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Anansi the spider : a tale from the AshantiRaven : a trickster tale from the Pacific NorthwestZomo the Rabbit : a trickster tale from West AfricaCoyote : a trickster tale from the American SouthwestTim O'Toole and the wee folk : an Irish taleJabutí the tortoise : a trickster tale from the AmazonThe stonecutter : a Japanese folk taleMusicians of the sun
Alternative Names
Gerald McDermott Amerikaans schrijver (1941-2012)

Gerald McDermott réalisateur américain

Gerald McDermott regista statunitense

Mac Dermott Gerald 1941-....

Mac Dermott, Gerald, 1941-2012

MacDermott Gerald 1941-....

MacDermott, Gerald 1941-2012

Mc Dermott Gerald 1941-....

Mc Dermott, Gerald, 1941-2012

McDermott, Gerald 1941-

جيرالد ماكديرموت

맥더멋, 제럴드 1941-

맥더모트, 제럴드 1941-

ジェラルド・マクダーモット

マクダーモット, ジェラルド

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