WorldCat Identities

Keeping, Charles

Overview
Works: 262 works in 796 publications in 5 languages and 21,595 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Study guides  Biography  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PZ10.3.S38, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles Keeping
 
Most widely held works by Charles Keeping
Beowulf by Elaine Strong Skill( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel
The lantern bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instead of leaving with the last of the Roman legions, Aquila, a young officer, decides that his loyalties lie with Britain, and he eventually joins the forces of the Roman-British leader Ambrosius to fight against the Saxon hordes
The wonderful world of mathematics by Lancelot Thomas Hogben( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of mathematics as it developed and progressed with man's civilization
Charles Keeping's book of classic ghost stories by Shi di wen sheng( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven ghost tales by famous English and American writers
The highwayman by Alfred Noyes( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Noyes's famous poem still has the power to thrill us as we read the story of the highwayman and his doomed love for Bess, the landlord's black-eyed daughter - Charles Keeping's stunning illustrations won this book the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1982 - The paperback is now reissued with a new cover
The tale of Sir Gawain by Neil Philip( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knight Gawain recounts the adventures of King Arthur and his fellow members of the Round Table, his own battle with the Green Knight, his marriage, and the final days before the fall of Camelot
Knight's fee by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical fiction
Dawn wind by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owain survives a battle that leaves his father and his brother dead and must now survive alone in Roman England
About the Sleeping beauty by P. L Travers( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied by the author's own version and an essay on the meaning of fairy tales, "The Sleeping Beauty" in particular
The golden shadow by Leon Garfield( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

YA. ADVENTURE STORIES. YA. Across the continents of the ancient world wandered the Storyteller, enchanting all who heard him with his wondrous tales of the gods. He longed for a glimpse of the all-powerful deities of his stories, and listened eagerly to those who had experiences such encounters. And interwoven with his journey is the story of Heracles - a magnificent story with all the intense drama and high tragedy of the Greek Myths. Ages 14+
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
The wedding ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy
The lady of Shalott by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The award-winning artist, Charles Keeping, breathes new life into Tennyson's romantic poem. The pictures tell the story of a lovely maiden, imbowered on her silent isle, grieving with love for the bold Sir Lancelot
The poet's tales : a new book of story poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of story poems from English and American sources grouped under such headings as "Strange and Mysterious," "Love Stories," and "At Sea."
Warrior scarlet by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drem tracks down and kills a wild wolf which makes him a warrior of the tribe and worthy of wearing the Warrior scarlet, symbol of manhood. Grades 7-10
Heroes and history by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hero, in history and legend, is larger than life and enlarges the lives of those who share his story ... The heroes of whom Rosemary Sutcliff writes in this book are Caratacus, Arthur, Alfred, Hereward, Llewellin, Robin Hood, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Owen Glyndwr and Montrose. These are the figures, in England, Scotland and Wales, whose lives still have a national and legendary vitality ... Before Homer ever wrote, the Hero stood for a fundamental human need. That is why Rosemary Sutcliff's book is important besides being supremely good reading."
Charles Keeping's classic tales of the macabre by Charles Keeping( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of eight stories of terror by well-known American and British authors
Beowulf by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Beowulf's life, his battle with the monster Grendel, and his death after a fight with a dragon
Haunts, haunts, haunts( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudyard Kipling, John Wyndham, and William Hope Hodgson are among the storytellers represented in this spine-chilling collection
Monsters, monsters, monsters by Helen Hoke( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories of horror and the supernatural by well-known American and British authors include "The Foghorn" by Ray Bradbury, "Moxon's Master" by Ambrose Bierce, and "In The Avu Observatory" by H.G. Wells
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The highwayman
Alternative Names
Charles Keeping britischer Illustrator und Schriftsteller

Charles Keeping britisk skribent

Charles Keeping Brits schrijver (1924-1988)

Charles Keeping brittisk författare

Kīpingu, Chāruzu 1924-1988

찰스 키핑

키핑, 찰스 1924-1988

キーピング, チャールズ

Languages
English (154)

Chinese (5)

Japanese (3)

German (2)

Dutch (2)

Covers
The lantern bearersThe highwaymanThe tale of Sir GawainKnight's feeBlack BeautyThe wedding ghostThe lady of ShalottWarrior scarletBeowulf