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Keeping, Charles

Overview
Works: 270 works in 894 publications in 5 languages and 22,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Folklore  Study guides  Fairy tales  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Compiler, Other, Artist
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 917 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 )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman army have moved out of Britain and left it in a state of civil war and under threat of being invaded by another enemy, the Saxons - When Aquila deserts his regiment to return to this famiy he is horrified by the destruction he finds there - Soon he becomes solely driven by the need for revenge
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 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven ghost tales by famous English and American writers
The wonderful world of mathematics by Lancelot Thomas Hogben( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of mathematics as it developed and progressed with man's civilization
The highwayman by Alfred Noyes( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 648 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 630 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
The beginning of the armadilloes by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how armadillos came to be in the Amazon jungle
Knight's fee by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a youth in Norman England
About the Sleeping beauty by P. L Travers( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 518 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
Dawn wind by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owain survives a battle that leaves his father and his brother dead and must now survive alone in Roman England
The golden shadow by Leon Garfield( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 509 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 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse of nineteenth century England tells his life story from his early home through many masters and experiences, both good and bad
The lady of Shalott by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the poem about the fate of the beautiful Lady of Shalott
The poet's tales : a new book of story poems( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 404 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."
The wedding ghost by Leon Garfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy
Warrior scarlet by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bronze Age Britain, Drem must overcome the disability of a crippled arm in order to pass his tribe's test of manhood and become a warrior
Heroes and history by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 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."
Beowulf by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose retelling of the epic Anglo-Saxon poem, Beowulf
Charles Keeping's classic tales of the macabre by Charles Keeping( Book )

7 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
Haunts, haunts, haunts( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudyard Kipling, John Wyndham, and William Hope Hodgson are among the storytellers represented in this spine-chilling collection
 
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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 (170)

Chinese (5)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (2)

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