WorldCat Identities

Funai, Mamoru

Overview
Works: 53 works in 119 publications in 6 languages and 9,939 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Action and adventure fiction  Poetry  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, 9pu
Classifications: PZ7.B4312, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mamoru Funai
The several tricks of Edgar Dolphin by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in 6 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar was a clever young dolphin but he didn't like to play his games in a small tank on the ship where he was captive
The man who cooked for himself by Phyllis Krasilovsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who lives at the edge of the woods discovers that he need not rely on the store for a supply of good things to eat
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John by Pearl S Buck( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of eleven, Matthew lived alone under a bridge in the city of Pusan, Korean. He had no home, no father, no mother, no family name. For his father had been an American soldier named Matthew, who had gone back to America, and his mother had been one of a poor Korean family, who disappeared one day and left Matthew alone
Ootah's lucky day by Peggy Parish( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although everyone thought Ootah too young to hunt, he brought home a walrus when the rest of the hunters returned empty-handed
The ventriloquist by Mary Blount Christian( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking dog finally discovers why his act has never been successful
Rat is dead and Ant is sad (based on a Pueblo Indian tale) by Betty Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale of the events occurring after Ant mistakenly announces that Rat is dead
Moke and Poki in the rain forest by Mamoru Funai( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and Dutch and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of two menehunes living in the rain forest of Hawaii
The runaway giant by Adelaide Holl( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four different forest creatures react to a melting snowman, each believing he is seeing a giant, each proud of how he "scares" the giant away
Running Owl the hunter by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running Owl, unsuccessful in his first hunt, decides he needs an eagle's feather to bring him luck
The Japanese : people of the three treasures by Robert Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green turtle mysteries by John F Waters( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the giant green turtle, the dangers that threaten it, and man's efforts to protect its existence
On a picnic by Judy Delton( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goose and Gorilla discover they can be friends despite their physical differences
The big fight by Pearl S Buck( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How a rock came to be in a fence on a road near a town by Hyman Ruchlis( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of a gray rock from its origin as a pile of seashells to its present shape and location three million years later
Biography of an octopus by Alice L Hopf( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the octopus
Dinosaur funny bones; poems by Jean Burt Polhamus( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and pictures introduce twenty different dinosaurs, describing the habits, characteristics, and environment of each
Long ago in Florence : the story of the della Robbia sculpture by Marion Downer( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of an Italian sculptor well-known for his statues of children and for inventing the method of sculpting glazed enamel over terra-cotta
The burning rice fields by Sara Cone Bryant( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an old man and his grandson who save the people of their Japanese village by setting fire to the rice field on top of the mountain
The new schoolmaster by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school master in a rural village of Indians accepts the friendship of his students as well as their mischievous and noisy behavior
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for The ventri ... to 0.29 for The burnin ...)

Alternative Names
Funai, Mamoru Roland

フナイ, マモル

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