WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Joy

Overview
Works: 429 works in 923 publications in 17 languages and 18,074 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Folklore  Anecdotes  Guidebooks  Fiction  Records and correspondence 
Subject Headings: Zoologists 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Conceptor, Translator
Classifications: QL737.C2, 599.7442
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Most widely held works about Joy Adamson
 
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Born free, a lioness of two worlds by Joy Adamson( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and Chinese and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
Living free : the story of Elsa and her cubs by Joy Adamson( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the unique relationship of a wild animal with its human friends
Forever free by Joy Adamson( Book )

37 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story of Elsa, the lioness, and her cubs. Includes the death of Elsa and a new life for the cubs in the Serengeti Reserve
The spotted sphinx by Joy Adamson( Book )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 9 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, famous for her epic of Elsa, the Kenyan lioness, tells of her efforts to restore Pippa, a tame cheetah, to its natural wild heritage
Pippa's challenge by Joy Adamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and Russian and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's observations and study of the cheetah
The peoples of Kenya by Joy Adamson( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenyas folkeslag med beskrivelser af deres skikke og mange fotos og tegninger af dragter og kropsudsmykninger
Elsa by Joy Adamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a lioness who was brought up from cubhood by Joy Adamson and her husband, a senior game warden; they taught her to stalk and kill for herself so that she could be set free into the African Jungle
The story of Elsa by Joy Adamson( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The condensed story of the lioness Elsa which was previously published as three volumes
Friends from the forest by Joy Adamson( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Italian and English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the family lives, behavior, attachments, and tragedies of the rare Colobus monkeys and Verreaux's eagle owls which lived on the grounds of Mrs. Adamson's Kenyan home
Pippa, the cheetah, and her cubs by Joy Adamson( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and photographs trace the adaptation of a tame cheetah to life in the wild
Elsa and her cubs by Joy Adamson( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such agreeable friends : adventures with animals( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born free by Joy Adamson( Book )

38 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
Elsa by Joy Adamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a lioness who was brought up from cubhood by Joy Adamson and her husband, a senior game warden; they taught her to stalk and kill for herself so that she could be set free into the African jungle
Living free by Joy Adamson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This true adventure continues the story of Joy and George Adamson, who raised Elsa in "Born Free." Elsa is returned to East Africa, because she is dying. The Adamsons must decide whether to keep Elsa's cubs, or return them to the wild
Kenya trees, shrubs, and lianas by Henk Beentje( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born free by Joy Adamson( Recording )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of an orphaned lion cub raised by the author and her husband and the special relationship they kept even after the lion returned to the wild
Living free by Joy Adamson( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further account of Elsa and her cubs. Includes an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley
Frei geboren Eine Löwin in 2 Welten. Bericht by Joy Adamson( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
Elsa and her cubs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a photographic account of the friendship between a wild lioness and George and Joy Adamson. Includes scenes of the lioness and her three cubs relaxing in camp and of the lioness learning to hunt for herself and showing off her cubs
 
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Alternative Names
Adamson, Džoj 1910-1980

Adamson, Frederike Victoria 1910-1980

Adamson, Friederike

Adamson, Friederike Victoria 1910-1980

Adamson, G'oi

Adamson J. 1910-1980 натуралист, писательница

Adamson, Joy

Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria

Adamsone, Džoja

Adamsonova, Joy

Adamsonová, Joy 1910-1980

Bally, Friederike Viktoria 1910-1980

Bally, Joy

Bally, Joy 1910-1980

Gessner F. V. натуралист, писательница 1910-1980

Gessner, Friederike

Gessner, Friederike Victoria 1910-1980

Gessner Friederike Viktoria 1910-1980

Gressnerová, Frederika Viktorie

Joy 1910-1980

Joy Adamson

Joy Adamson Brit író

Joy Adamson Brits schrijfster

Joy Adamson brytyjska przyrodniczka i pisarka

Joy Adamson Naturalist

Joy Adamson scrittrice, naturalista e pittrice austriaca

Joy Adamsonová spisovatelka, autorka knihy o lvici Elsa

Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria von 1910-1980

Klarwill, Friederike von

Von Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria 1910-1980

Адамсон Д. 1910-1980 натуралист, писательница

Адамсон, Джой

Адамсон, Джой 1910-1980

Гесснер Ф.-В. натуралист, писательница 1910-1980

Джой Адамсон

Джой Адамсън

אדמסון, ג׳וי

ג׳וי אדמסון סופרת בריטית

아담슨, 죠이 1910-1980

애덤슨, 조이 1910-1980

アダムソン, J. 1910-1980

アダムソン, ジョイ

ジョイ・アダムソン

乔伊·亚当森

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The great safari : the lives of George and Joy AdamsonWild heart : the story of Joy Adamson, author of Born freeBorn free : the full storyBorn free