WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Joy

Overview
Works: 435 works in 1,321 publications in 19 languages and 21,185 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Folklore  Fiction  Anecdotes  History  Toy and movable books 
Subject Headings: Zoologists 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Conceptor, Author of screenplay
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Most widely held works about Joy Adamson
 
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Most widely held works by Joy Adamson
Born free, a lioness of two worlds by Joy Adamson( Book )

84 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 3,935 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 )

45 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 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 )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 10 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Pippa, a tame cheetah, and the attempt to return her to the bush
Pippa's challenge by Joy Adamson( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author is writing about the people of Kenya and their traditional life as it is lived, where it has not been touched by foreign influence. The author describes the experiences she has had and mention the problems she has observed when different cultures and races meet and live together. The conflicts and difficulties involved are a challenge to all of us, and the author hopes that her narrative and the reproductions of her paintings and photographs may make a small contribution to a better understanding of the efforts which the Kenyans are making in order to play a constructive part in the family of man
Elsa by Joy Adamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 667 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 )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 617 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 )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 558 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 )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 347 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 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joy and George Adamson told the story of their extraordinary friendship with the lioness, Elsa. One of three cubs whose mother was killed, Elsa was reared by the Adamsons, who were nevertheless determined that she should learn to fend for herself. After training she was released in the wild and eventually returned to the Adamsons, bringing her three cubs with her" --T.p. verso
Living free by Joy Adamson( Book )

64 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further account of Elsa and her cubs. Includes an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley
Born free by James Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joy and George Adamson adopt and raise an orphaned lion cub until it becomes necessary to teach her to survive on her own
Born free by Joy Adamson( Recording )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 205 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
Queen of Shaba : the story of an African leopard by Joy Adamson( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author writes of her successful efforts to return the leopard cub, Penny, to the wilds of Kenya, noting the similarities to and differences from her earlier experiments with the lion, Elsa and the cheetah, Pippa
Forever free by Joy Adamson( Book )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of Elsa's death and how her cubs were transferred to the Serengeti Park in Tanganyika
Born free by Joy Adamson( Book )

77 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lioness of two worlds
Such agreeable friends : adventures with animals( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living free by Joy Adamson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 53 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
Frei geboren : eine Löwin in zwei Welten : ein Bericht by Joy Adamson( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in German and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.14 for Born free, ... to 0.91 for Frei gebor ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Born free, a lioness of two worlds
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Born freeBorn freeForever freeBorn freeThe great safari : the lives of George and Joy AdamsonBorn free : the full storyWild heart : the story of Joy Adamson, author of Born free
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, 1910-1980

Adamsonova, Joy

Adamsonová, Joy 1910-1980

Bally, Friederike Victoria 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.

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 Victoria von 1910-1980

Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria von 1910-1980

Klarwill, Friederike von

Von Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria 1910-1980

Адамсон Д. 1910-1980 натуралист, писательница

Адамсон, Джой, 1910-1980

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

Джой Адамсон

Джой Адамсън

אדמסון, ג׳וי

ג'וי אדמסון סופרת בריטית

ജോയ് ആഡംസൺ

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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