WorldCat Identities

Chappell, Warren 1904-1991

Overview
Works: 376 works in 663 publications in 3 languages and 25,951 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Poetry  Picaresque fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Picaresque literature 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PQ6329, 823.5
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Hiroshima by John Hersey( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast
A short history of the printed word by Warren Chappell( Book )

56 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The earliest formuation of the letters of the alphabet to recent developments in twentieth-century graphic technology, are made clear through a lucid and lively narrive interspersed with more than 200 pertinent illustrations ... Here is the evolution of the printing press ... the great printers and the art of the inspired typographers ... and always the interaction between printing and the society and culture in which it grew is underlined"--Cover
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Book )

5 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American folk-epic which depicts the events of the Civil War
The ghost in the noonday sun by Sid Fleischman( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Oliver tries to escape from pirates who take him to an island to find the ghost and treasure of Gentleman Jack
All about the symphony orchestra : and what it plays by Dorothy Commins( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The instruments, the role of the conductor, the major forms of symphonic music, and thumbnail sketches of important composers. Grades 5 and up
The Louisiana Purchase by Robert Tallant( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the factors and people involved in the Louisiana Purchase and its importance to the security and growth of the United States
The Borzoi book of French folk tales by Warren Chappell( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the tales, with commentary and discussion on the variants of each tale
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Book )

11 editions published between 1940 and 1981 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narration is highlighted by the accompanying important musical themes
The nutcracker : based on the Alexandre Dumas père version of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. With themes from the music by Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky by Warren Chappell( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the gallant little Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the ugly seven-headed Mouse King on Christmas Eve
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

15 editions published between 1939 and 1960 in English and Icelandic and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain."--Jacket
Wolf story by William McCleery( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young father tells his five-year-old son humorous variations on the theme of a hen escaping the clutches of a wily wolf
Thomas Jefferson : father of democracy by Vincent Sheean( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Jefferson centers on his public life and career
A fireside book of yuletide tales by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fifty-one selections by old and new authors. Includes legends, short stories, and chapters of novels
The living alphabet by Warren Chappell( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been sent, at a very young age, from New York to live with her grandmother in Haiti, fourteen-year-old Mardi returns to join her parents and try to shape a new life in Brooklyn
Mozart by Manuel Komroff( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the musical prodigy who composed his first symphony when he was eight years old, and completed almost a thousand works in his short life
The magic flute; an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simplified text tells the story of Mozart's opera and includes major musical motifs
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of the classic social commentary is based on the 1735 text edited by Herbert John Davis
Tippecanoe and Tyler, too! by Stanley Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized biography of William Henry Harrison, the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe and the ninth president of the United States
The sleeping beauty by Charles Perrault( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of sleeping beauty and also includes music adapted from the score of the sleeping beauty by Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

10 editions published between 1943 and 1982 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
 
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A short history of the printed word
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Wolf story
Alternative Names
Warren Chappell American artist

Warren Chappell Amerikaans schrijver (-)

Warren Chappell Amerikaans schrijver (1904-1991)

Warren Chappell amerikansk författare

Warren Chappell amerikansk skribent

Warren Chappell artista estadounidense

Warren Chappell US-amerikanischer Grafiker, Schriftentewerfer und Illustrator

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