WorldCat Identities

Manning-Sanders, Ruth 1888-1988

Overview
Works: 160 works in 564 publications in 3 languages and 17,339 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.M298, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Manning-Sanders
A book of ghosts & goblins by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one tales from various countries about ghosts, goblins, and other supernatural beings. Includes "The Headless Horseman," "The Kindly Ghost," and "The Leg of Gold."
A book of dragons by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen stories about dragons collected from all over the world
A book of spooks and spectres by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three ghostly tales from around the world
A book of witches by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old witch -- Rapunzel -- Lazy Hans -- Twins and the snarling witch -- Esben and the witch -- Prunella --Donkey lettuce -- Hansel and Gretel -- Tatterhood --White dove -- Johnny and the witch-maidens --Blackstairs mountain
A bundle of ballads by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1968 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ballads adapted to modern language
A book of mermaids by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen tales of sea maids and mermen from the folklore of many coastal countries. Includes a story from Wales about a mermaid who walked on water and a story from France about a mermaid without a tail
A book of ogres and trolls by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen traditional tales from several countries recount the exploits of a variety of ogres and trolls
Festivals by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information on the origins of the holidays included accompanies stories, poems, and descriptions of festivals for each month of the year from around the world
A book of dwarfs by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of 17 tradisional tales from various parts of the world about good and evil dwarfs. It covers well-known tales from Germany and Scandanavia such as Snow White and Thumbkin, but also includes lesser known tales from countries such as Japan and the Middle East
A book of giants by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Afrikaans and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of giants collected from the lore of different countries. "The text has the flavor perfect for the story teller's tongue, and the pictures . have just the excitement and exact scale that will tempt children to read."
A book of charms and changelings by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen folktales from around the world, each involving either changelings or charms that work good or evil
A book of sorcerers and spells by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tales from various countries about sorcerers and spells
A book of wizards by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of monsters by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve folktales from around the world featuring monsters, both friendly and fearsome
The Provensen book of fairy tales by Alice Provensen( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folklore
A book of princes and princesses by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen fairy tales from twelve countries about the difficulties faced by princes and princesses
A book of enchantments and curses by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional stories about curses which we know are always bad, and enchantments which are sometimes good!
A book of devils and demons by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen tales from many different countries about evil creatures who bring misery upon themselves and others
A book of magic animals by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven folktales from around with world featuring animals possessing magical qualities
A choice of magic by Ruth Manning-Sanders( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two fairy tales from various countries throughout the world
 
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Alternative Names
Maninga Sanderse, Rūta 1888-1988

Manning, Ruth Vernon 1888-1988

Ruth Manning-Sanders British poet and author

Sanders, Ruth Manning- 1886-1988

Sanders, Ruth Manning 1888-1988

Sanderse, Rūta Maninga 1888-1988

Рут Меннінґ-Сендерс британська поетеса та письменниця

ルース・マニング=サンダーズ

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