WorldCat Identities

Hodges, Margaret 1911-2005

Overview
Works: 98 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 31,752 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Legends  Biography  History  Folklore  Fiction  Arthurian romances  Romances  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.H69, 398.2
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Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend by Margaret Hodges( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 4,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land
Merlin and the making of the king by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures
The kitchen knight : a tale of King Arthur by Margaret Hodges( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain
The wave by Margaret Hodges( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There seems no way to save four hundred villagers from imminent and unsuspecting death; then the wise old man high on the mountain knows what he must do
Saint Patrick and the peddler by Margaret Hodges( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a poor Irish peddler follows the instructions given to him by Saint Patrick in a dream, his life is greatly changed. Includes background on Saint Patrick and on the origin of the story
The true tale of Johnny Appleseed by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live
Joan of Arc : the lily maid by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English, witnessed the crowning of King Charles VII, and was later burned at the stake for witchcraft
Silent night : the song and its story by Margaret Hodges( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the well-known Christmas carol, "Silent Night," first came to be written and performed in Austria in the early 1800s
St. Jerome and the lion by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the legend of Saint Jerome and the lion that he sheltered in his monastery
The fire bringer; a Paiute Indian legend by Margaret Hodges( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Paiute legend of the way the Coyote helped an Indian boy bring fire to his tribe
The hero of Bremen by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the German legend in which a shoemaker who cannot walk helps the town of Bremen, aided by the spirit of the great hero Roland
Moses by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Moses, from his birth and trip in a boat of bulrushes to his bringing of the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai
Lady Queen Anne : a biography of Queen Anne of England by Margaret Hodges( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in Undetermined and English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the last Stuart monarch to occupy the English throne
Brother Francis and the friendly beasts by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty and good works, always befriending animals
The boy who drew cats by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's obsession with drawing cats changes his life
Elva S. Smith's The history of children's literature : a syllabus with selected bibliographies by Elva Sophronia Smith( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrow and the lamp : the story of Psyche by Margaret Hodges( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Psyche married the god of love, Eros, how she lost him, and the many obstacles she had to overcome before she became an immortal and could join him on Mount Olympus
The voice of the great bell by Margaret Hodges( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese bell-maker's daughter makes a noble sacrifice so that the casting of The Great Bell for the emperor will be flawless
The legend of Saint Christopher : from the Golden legend Englished by William Caxton, 1483 by Margaret Hodges( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be the patron saint of travelers
 
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Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend
Alternative Names
Hodges, Margaret Moore 1911-2005

Hodges, Sarah Margaret.

Hodges Sarah Margaret 1911-2005

Hodges, Sarah Margaret Peggy 1911-2005

Margaret Hodges American children's writer, librarian, and storyteller

Margaret Hodges American writer

Margaret Hodges Amerikaans schrijfster (1911-2005)

Moore, Sarah Margaret

Moore Sarah Margaret 1911-2005

Languages
English (105)

Chinese (2)

Covers
Merlin and the making of the kingThe kitchen knight : a tale of King ArthurThe waveSaint Patrick and the peddlerThe true tale of Johnny AppleseedJoan of Arc : the lily maidSilent night : the song and its storyThe hero of Bremen