WorldCat Identities

Climo, Shirley

Overview
Works: 36 works in 144 publications in 2 languages and 18,330 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  History  Short stories  Guidebooks  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.C56, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shirley Climo
The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Persian and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of Cinderella set in Egypt in the sixth century B.C., Rhodopes, a slave girl, eventually comes to be chosen by the Pharaoh to be his queen
The Cobweb Christmas by Shirley Climo( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After waiting years to witness some of the special magic that happens Christmas eve, a kindly old woman finally gets her wish
The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Persian and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of Cinderella set in ancient Korea, Pear Blossom, a stepchild, eventually comes to be chosen by the magistrate to be his wife
The Persian Cinderella by Shirley Climo( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Persian and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional Persian tale in which Settareh, neglected and abused by her stepmother and stepsisters, finds her life transformed with the help of a little blue jug
The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becan, a poor boy belittled by his stepmother and stepsisters, rescues a princess in distress after meeting a magical bull
Atalanta's race : a Greek myth by Shirley Climo( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: In ancient Greece, the gods control every life, from peasant to King. When newborn Princess Atalanta is left to die on a mountainside because her father wanted a son, the gods send a bear to care for her. Adopted by a woodsman, she grows into a great hunter and athlete, and is eventually reunited with her father, the King. But as she gets older, Atalanta has no use for the gods and gives them no credit. When she must run the most important race of her life, on which her future happiness rides, the gods intercede once more-and Atalanta learns they will not be ignored forever
The little red ant and the great big crumb : a Mexican fable by Shirley Climo( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small red ant finds a crumb in a Mexican cornfield, but she is afraid that she lacks the strength to move it herself and goes off to find an animal that can
King of the birds by Shirley Climo( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When chaos reigns among the birds, Owl declares a contest to determine who will be their king
Monkey business : stories from around the world by Shirley Climo( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If someone is a monkey dodger what does he do? A collection of fourteen stories, facts, and lore about monkeys from around the world. This definitive collection of fourteen stories, facts, and lore about monkeys from Africa, Asia, and the Americas will answer all of the monkey questions you never knew you had. With lavish full color illustrations, this is more fun than a barrel of monkeys
Someone saw a spider : spider facts and folktales by Shirley Climo( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of myths, folklore, and superstitions about spiders from around the world, with some facts about how they live
A treasury of princesses : princess tales from around the world by Shirley Climo( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: From the Mayan people of Central America to the Xhosa people of Southern Africa, from the ancient mythology of China to the legendary Arabian Nights, every culture across the globe has its princesses. The princesses themselves may be as diverse as the lands they represent, but rich or poor, vain or wise, brave or spoiled, they have one thing in common: they all live happily ever after. Selected from world folklore and presented in a richly designed, elegantly illustrated volume, this lavish gift book is the definitive gathering of princess lore
A treasury of mermaids : mermaid tales from around the world by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath the sea, off the shore of Scotland, there waits a beautiful princess cursed to live her life as a seal, except for one night each year. In Japan, there lives a sea maiden who can change shape at will to become any underwater creature. And in Switzerland, in the Lake of Zug, there is a mermaid who falls so deeply in love with a human man that she will do anything to keep him beneath the water with her. Discover an underwater kingdom where these, and many other mermaids from around the world, are waiting to meet you. But be careful- not all mermaids can be trusted
Stolen thunder : a Norse myth by Shirley Climo( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Norse myth about the God of Thunder and his recovery of his magic hammer, Mjolnir, from the Frost Giant, Thrym
Tuko and the birds by Shirley Climo( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tuko the gecko cries so loudly that the birds stop singing and cannot sleep, they try to trick him into moving from their home on the Philippine island of Luzon
Magic & mischief : tales from Cornwall by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories detailing the charms, powers, and adventures, each about "some kind of magical being, good or bad" from the small corner of England known as Cornwall
A month of seven days by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Zoe's Georgia home is taken over by Union soldiers, she uses all her ingenuity to drive them away
City! Washington, D.C by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the building, history, and significant sights of Washington, D.C
City! : San Francisco by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes San Francisco's history, sights and attractions, and people
T.J.'s ghost by Shirley Climo( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her eccentric aunt and uncle on the foggy California coast, T.J. finds herself involved in an unusual adventure when she helps the ghost of a nineteenth-century stowaway find a ring that will help free him to his future
Piskies, spriggans, and other magical beings : tales from the Droll-teller by Shirley Climo( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells nine tales about the mortals and magical beings who reside in Cornwall. A discussion of the various magical ones follows each selection
 
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The Egyptian Cinderella
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English (111)

Persian (8)

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The Cobweb ChristmasThe Korean CinderellaThe Persian CinderellaThe Irish CinderladAtalanta's race : a Greek mythThe little red ant and the great big crumb : a Mexican fableKing of the birdsMonkey business : stories from around the world