WorldCat Identities

Rees, Ennis

Overview
Works: 53 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 6,977 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  Juvenile works  Epic poetry, Greek  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Fables  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Performer, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ennis Rees
 
Most widely held works by Ennis Rees
The tragedies of George Chapman : renaissance ethics in action by Ennis Rees( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 1979 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brer Rabbit and his tricks by Ennis Rees( Book )

8 editions published between 1070 and 1994 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymed versions of "Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby," "Winnianimus Grass," and "Hello House," first collected by J.C. Harris
Fast Freddie Frog and other tongue-twister rhymes by Ennis Rees( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of hard-to-say humorous rhymes, accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations
Riddles, riddles everywhere by Ennis Rees( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming riddles collected from the world's folklore. Grades 4 and up
Pun fun by Ennis Rees( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of puns in rhyme that will delight all ages
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of the epic poem retells the story of Odysseus's ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War
Lions and lobsters and foxes and frogs : fables from Aesop by Ennis Rees( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verse versions of fables reprinted from the author's Fables from Aesop
The little Greek alphabet book by Ennis Rees( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the Greek alphabet from alpha to omega is presented in rhyme
The song of Paul Bunyan & Tony Beaver by Ennis Rees( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing adventures of the two legendary heroes told in free verse
Poems by Ennis Rees( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potato talk by Ennis Rees( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor didn't believe any of the stories about the talking inanimate objects but his chair found them very amusing
Selected poems by Ennis Rees( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gillygaloos and gollywhoppers: tall tales about mythical monsters by Ennis Rees( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymes relate the odd characteristics of creatures from American tall tales, such as the Gollywhopper with eggs weighing a ton and the Whiffle Bird that flies backward
Windwagon Smith. by Ennis Rees( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a tall tale based on a story, possibly true, of an 1853 incident in Westport, Missouri, now a part of Kansas City. Windwagon Smith had the idea of putting sails on covered wagons so they wouldn't need to be pulled by horses
Tiny tall tales by Ennis Rees( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most of the rhymes in this book derive from tall tales. ... Known to folklorists as 'Jonathanisms, ' these brief sayings. . . enabled the early American to celebrate himself and his country at the same time as he satirized both, and to kid the stranger even as he richly entertained him." The author
Teeny tiny duck and the pretty money by Ennis Rees( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story in rhyme about Teeny the duck whose bag of tricks enables her to retrieve her purse of pretty money from a greedy man
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An English translation of the Greek epic in which Odysseus makes his long and treacherous journey home after the Trojan War, while his son Telemachos and wife Penelope are forced to scheme to protect his throne until his return. Includes a glossary, background information, literary criticism, and illustrations
 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.16 for Fast Fredd ... to 0.64 for Idella Bod ...)

Brer Rabbit and his tricks
Alternative Names
Ennis Rees American poet, professor

Ennis Rees Amerikaans dichter (1925-2009)

Rees, Ennis Samuel 1925-2009

Languages
English (72)

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