WorldCat Identities

Demi

Overview
Works: 214 works in 388 publications in 5 languages and 51,689 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Folklore  Fiction 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.D38, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Demi
The empty pot by Demi ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Hmong and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty
One grain of rice : a mathematical folktale by Demi ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi ( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor boy who longs to paint is given a magic brush that brings to life whatever he pictures
Muhammad by Demi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces Muhammad and the basic tenets of the Islamic faith
Gandhi by Demi ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Bengali and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bestselling artist presents the story of Mohandas Gandhi, who evolved from a shy and scarred child to a self-reliant man determined to lead millions of Indian people out from the rule of the British Empire through non-violent means. Full-color & gold illustrations
Mother Teresa by Demi ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known as Mother Teresa, who spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India
The Dalai Lama : a biography of the Tibetan spiritual and political leader by Demi ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short biography of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, who has been in exile since 1959
The hungry coat : a tale from Turkey by Demi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being forced to change to a fancy new coat to attend a party, Nasrettin Hoca tries to feed his dinner to the coat, reasoning that it was the coat that was the invited guest
Buddha by Demi ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Sidhartha, a prince from the Himalayan mountains who became a spiritual leader of the Buddhism religion
Happy New Year! : Kung-hsi fa-ts'ai! by Demi ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the customs, traditions, foods, and lore associated with the celebration of Chinese New Year. Pop! Pop! Pop! Set off firecrakers! Enjoy the feasts and join in the Dragon Dances! Chinese New Year has arrived and these are just a few of the customs included in Demi's newest book, Happy New Year! Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts'ai!. The activities and traditions that make up the Chinese New Year festivities are portrayed in beautiful, full-color detail. There are lavish illustrations of playful children, and each spread contains a brief explanation of the significance of each custom and how it fits into the month-long celebration. This glorious book is a sure delight and will be ideal for use both at home and in the classroom
Kites : magic wishes that fly up to the sky by Demi ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of how kite-flying started in China and of what the various kites represent and mean. Includes directions for making and decorating magic kites
The greatest treasure by Demi ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this traditional Chinese tale, a poor man receives a treasure of gold and discovers the true value of simple pleasures
The legend of Saint Nicholas by Demi ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts pivotal events in the history and life of Saint Nicholas, including how he came to be associated with Christmas and Santa Claus
Marco Polo by Demi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the great explorer who traveled more than thirty thousand miles by land and sea from Italy to China in the thirteenth century, and who was instrumental in opening up the East to Europeans
Grass sandals : the travels of Basho by Dawnine Spivak ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of the travels of seventeenth-century Japanese poet, Basho, across his island homeland. Includes examples of the haiku verses he composed
King Midas : the golden touch by Demi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold
In the eyes of the cat : Japanese poetry for all seasons by Demi ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Japanese nature poems organized according to the seasons, illustrated with paintings corresponding to the themes of the poems
The donkey and the rock by Demi ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this version of a tale with many Asian variations, a wise king, who rules a town full of foolish people in the mountains of Tibet, puts a donkey and a rock on trial to settle the dispute between two honest men. Two men are on their way to market when one man's donkey knocks over the other man's jar of precious oil. Confused and upset, neither man knows who to blame for the mishap. They decide to ask their wise and just king for help. He suggests holding a trial between the donkey and the rock, and invites all his subjects to the courthouse to witness the strange event. But instead of watching a trial, the audience itself gets a lesson from the king. From the striking mountain range to the brilliant colors of the prayer flags and the monks in red and gold, The Donkey and the Rock gives young readers a taste of the beautiful country of Tibet, and shares the wisdom of a tale that emerged from it
Chingis Khan by Demi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the Mongol leader and military-strategist who, at the height of his power, was supreme master of the largest empire ever created in the lifetime of one man
The legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao te ching by Demi ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the teachings of Lao Tzu, the philosopher believed to be the inspiring force behind the seminal Taoist work, through a collection of eighty-one inspirational passages that speak to the balance of earth and heaven
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hitz, Demi

Demi 1942-
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Dumaresq Hunt, Charlotte, 1942-
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Hunt, Charlotte Dumaresq
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Languages
English (110)
Spanish (2)
Bengali (1)
Catalan (1)
Hmong (1)
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