WorldCat Identities

Porter, Wesley

Overview
Works: 13 works in 22 publications in 1 language and 1,170 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Legends  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.P863, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wesley Porter
Kate Shelley and the midnight express : American folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl becomes a heroine overnight when she prevents a train disaster
The first tom-tom : American Indian folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the Indians first made music and gained happiness
The hare, the elephant, and the hippo : African folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A friendly little hare figures out a way to get the best of a big elephant and a huge hippo
First winter, first summer : American Indian folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian legend explaining the origins of winter and summer
The magic kettle : Japanese folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rusty, dusty, magical kettle brings good fortune to two men
Dragons of Peking : Chinese folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells how a brave prince saved the ancient city of Peking from the treachery of two wicked dragons
Why the sea is salty : Scandinavian folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magic mill which cannot be stopped grinds so much salt that the sea becomes salty
About monkeys in trees : African folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monkey takes to the trees in order to locate the money the tortoise owes him
Old tortoise and the baboon : African folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old tortoise devises a plan to square things with a baboon who has tricked him
The musicians of Bremen : German folk legend by Wesley Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four old animals leave their homes and decide to form a group of town musicians
Toledo amateur( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hare, the Elephant, and Hippo by Wesley Porter( Book )

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

A friendly little hare figures out a way to get the best of a big elephant and a huge hippo. An African folklore
Why is the sea salty? by Wesley Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.15 for The magic ... to 1.00 for Why is the ...)

Languages
English (21)