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Gorey, Edward 1925-2000

Overview
Works: 1,048 works in 2,011 publications in 5 languages and 49,538 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Interviews  Humor  Christmas stories  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Signer, Designer, Instrumentalist, Author of introduction, Set designer , Artist
Classifications: PZ7.B413, [FIC]
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The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs ( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot ( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
31 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Johnny Dixon takes a tiny skull from a haunted dollhouse, demonic forces are released, capturing Professor Childermass and leading Johnny on a harrowing chase to a deserted island off the coast of Maine
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann are transported back to 1828 to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard
The eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon is put in jeopardy when he and Professor Childermass try to find a robot made many years ago by an evil wizard
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves. Grades 1-4
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills
The mansion in the mist by John Bellairs ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While spending the summer in an old house on a desolate Canadian island, Anthony Monday and Miss Eells discover a chest that can transport them to another world and a maniacal group who are plotting the destructon of people on Earth
Amphigorey by Edward Gorey ( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Given in memory of Ethel A. Tsutsui, Ph.D. and Minoru Tsutsui, Ph.D
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers ( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells in verse the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
The man who sang the sillies; [poems] by John Ciardi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five humorous and nonsense poems
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1951, while visiting a distant cousin in the English countryside, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt accidentally unleashes demonic forces and summons the ghost of an evil wizard bent on killing the Barnavelt family
Brer Rabbit and his tricks by Ennis Rees ( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhymed versions of "Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby," "Winnianimus Grass," and "Hello House," first collected by J.C. Harris
Treehorn's wish by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes
The haunted tea-cosy : a dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his Preface to "A Christmas Carol", Charles Dickens wrote that he tried "to raise the Ghost of an Idea" with readers and trusted that it would "haunt their house pleasantly". In December 1997, 154 Christmases later, the "New York Times Magazine" asked its own Edward Gorey to refurbish this enduring morality tale. The result is this "dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas
The haunted looking glass : ghost stories by Edward Gorey ( Book )
6 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve ghost stories by various authors
Someone could win a polar bear by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous poetry
Amphigorey also by Edward Gorey ( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The monster den; or, Look what happened at my house --and to it; [poems] by John Ciardi ( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of poems revolving around personality traits that are annoying
 
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.06 for The house ... to 0.97 for L'heure bl ...)
Alternative Names
Bloody, Edward, 1925-2000
Bloody, Edward 1925-2000 Pseudonym
Blutig, Eduard.
Blutig, Eduard, 1925-2000
Bluting, Edward
Dogyear, Drew.
Dogyear, Drew, 1925-2000
Dowdy, Mrs Regera
Dowdy, Regera.
Dowdy, Regera, 1925-2000
Dowdy, Regera 1925-2000 Pseudonym
Edgy, Wardore.
Edgy, Wardore, 1925-2000
Edward St. John Gorey
Gewe, Raddory.
Gewe, Raddory, 1925-2000
Gewe, Raddory 1925-2000 Pseudonym
Gorey, Eduard 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward
Gorey, Edward Saint John
Gorey, Edward Saint John, 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward St. John
Gorey, Edward St. John, 1925-
Gorey, Edward St. John, 1925-2000
Gorey, Saint John, 1925-2000
Gorey, St. John.
Gorey, St. John, 1925-2000
Grewdead, Roy.
Grewdead, Roy, 1925-2000
Grode, Redway.
Grode, Redway, 1925-2000
Mude, O.
Mude, O., 1925-2000
Müde, O. 1925-2000 Pseudonym
Pig, Edward.
Pig, Edward, 1925-2000
Ward, E. D.
Ward, E. D., 1925-2000
Weary, Ogdred.
Weary, Ogdred, 1925-2000
Weedy, Garrod.
Weedy, Garrod, 1925-2000
Wodge, Dreary.
Wodge, Dreary, 1925-2000
Wryde, Dogear.
Wryde, Dogear, 1925-2000
ゴーリー, エドワード
Languages
English (240)
German (9)
Spanish (8)
French (4)
Dutch (4)
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