WorldCat Identities

Gorey, Edward 1925-2000

Overview
Works: 1,163 works in 2,474 publications in 5 languages and 64,221 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Humorous poetry  Caricatures and cartoons  Detective and mystery fiction  Sources  Interviews  Nonsense verse 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Signer, Instrumentalist, Artist, Designer, Set designer , Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PZ7.B413, FIC
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Most widely held works about Edward Gorey
 
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Most widely held works by Edward Gorey
The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,424 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 2015 in English and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

POETRY (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). This is a stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic, with the celebrated black-and-white illustrations by Edward Gorey. Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad ...The whimsical 1982 Old Possum's illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new poetry edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. This collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!. Ages 7+
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure
Basic writings on politics and philosophy by Karl Marx( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American transcendentalists : their prose and poetry by Perry Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of works by New England writers of the early 1800's
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty five poems about white mice, cool drinks, teeth of sharks, day Mommy slept late ... etc. Pull up a chair, make yourself comfortable, and get ready to laugh
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance of Professor Childermass prompts Johnny Dixon to search for clues--a tiny skull among them--which unleash demonic forces and lead Johnny to a confrontation with terror on a deserted Maine island
The eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,041 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
Amphigorey by Edward Gorey( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given in memory of Ethel A. Tsutsui, Ph. D. and Minoru Tsutsui, Ph. D
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,030 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
A documentary history of art by Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt( Book )

in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from original sources (including letters, journals, and essays) are translated here for students of art history. Each selection is preceded by a brief biography of the author. [Review, Oberlin Art Library Staff, BQP 12July2001]
The trolley to yesterday by John Bellairs( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass discover a trolley which transports them back to Constantinople in 1453 as the Turks are invading the Byzantine Empire
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills." -- Title page verso
Echoes of bats and men by Donald R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mansion in the mist by John Bellairs( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 853 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
How old is the earth? by Patrick M Hurley( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who sang the sillies by John Ciardi( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five humorous and nonsense poems
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 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
Hauntings : tales of the supernatural by Henry Mazzeo( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen short stories of ghosts and demons
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 676 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
 
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Old Possum's book of practical cats
Alternative Names

controlled identityDowdy, Regera, 1925-2000

controlled identityGoré, Ædwyrd

controlled identityMude, O., 1925-2000

controlled identityWard, E. D., 1925-2000

controlled identityWeary, Ogdred, 1925-2000

controlled identityWeedy, Garrod, 1925-2000

controlled identityWryde, Dogear, 1925-2000

Bloody, Edward 1925-2000

Blutig, Eduard.

Blutig, Eduard 1925-2000

Bluting, Edward

Dogyear, Drew.

Dogyear, Drew 1925-2000

Dowdy, Mrs Regera

Dowdy, Regera.

Dowdy, Regera 1925-2000

Edgy, Wardore.

Edgy, Wardore 1925-2000

Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey Amerikaans schrijver

Edward Gorey amerikansk skribent

Edward Gorey rysownik amerykański, ilustrator

Edward Gorey scrittore e illustratore statunitense

Edward Gorey US-amerikanischer Autor und Illustrator

Edward St. John Gorey

Gewe, Raddory.

Gewe, Raddory 1925-2000

Gorey, Eduard 1925-2000

Gorey, Edward

Gorey, Edward S. 1925-2000

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

Gorey Saint John 1925-2000

Gorey, St. John.

Gorey St. John 1925-2000

Gori Edvard

Grewdead, Roy.

Grewdead, Roy 1925-2000

Grode, Redway.

Grode, Redway 1925-2000

Mude, O.

Müde, O. 1925-2000

Pig, Edward.

Pig, Edward, 1925-2000

Ward, E. D.

Ward, E. D., 1925-2000

Weary, Ogdred.

Weary, Ogdred 1925-2000

Weary, Ogred 1925-2000

Weedy, Garrod.

Weedy, Garrod 1925-2000

Wodge, Dreary.

Wodge, Dreary 1925-2000

Wryde, Dogear.

Wryde, Dogear 1925-2000

Έντουαρντ Γκόρι

Гори, Эдвард

Էդվարդ Գորի գրող, նկարիչ, պատկերազարդող

إدوارد جوري

ادوارد گوری نویسنده آمریکایی

ئەدوارد گۆرەی

고리, 에드워드 1925-2000

エドワード・ゴーリー

ゴーリー, エドワード

愛德華·戈里

Languages
English (254)

German (18)

French (6)

Swedish (5)

Czech (1)

Covers
Old Possum's book of practical catsThe shrinking of TreehornYou read to me, I'll read to youThe spell of the sorcerer's skullThe eyes of the killer robotAmphigoreyThe ghost in the mirrorThe trolley to yesterday