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Kidd, Tom

Works: 105 works in 125 publications in 4 languages and 8,197 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Science fiction  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  War fiction  Adventure stories  War stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PQ2228, 843.7
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Most widely held works about Tom Kidd
Most widely held works by Tom Kidd
1634 : the Galileo affair by Eric Flint( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Thirty Years War continues to devastate Europe, the inhabitants of the American town mysteriously transported from the twentieth century to the seventeenth century confront a new foe and try to rescue Galileo from a heresy charge
Smart house by Kate Wilhelm( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate dream of child prodigy Gary Elringer, the founder of Bellringer Company, producers of computer hardware and software, was to create a total, computer-controlled environment. Much to the dismay of the stockholders, he uses the firm's profits to build a futuristic dwelling in North Bend, Oreg., called Smart House. Gary invites the nine naysayers there, so they can experience first-hand its remarkable capabilities. More importantly, he wants to thwart a takeover of Bellringer by his jealous brother, Bruce. Gary's weekend festivities call for everyone's participation in a game called Assassin; in the midst of the contest, Gary and architect Rich Schoen are found dead, the apparent victims of a computer glitch. Charlie and Constance must unravel the bizarre circumstances surrounding their demise
The waterborn by J. Gregory Keyes( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the City of Nohl, a princess is fated to be transformed by a river god into a monster and she prays for a hero to come and save her. The prayers are heard in a distant land by a farmer's son who acquires a magic sword and sets sail for Nohl
Advance and retreat by Harry Turtledove( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an alternate history novel, King Avram, determined to restore unity to the kingdom of Detina and free the blond serfs, finds the civil war between the North and South coming to a head when the use of sorcery becomes extremely unpredictable
Otherworlds : how to imagine, paint, and create epic scenes of fantasy by Tom Kidd( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With OtherWorlds, you will learn to draw and paint fantasy scenery. Also disc over how to bring forth ideas more quickly, and communicate a sense of place that evokes a range of emotions, especially the thrill of taking an exotic journey to explore the unknown. Enjoy Tom Kidd's lively and personal step-by-step instruction that includes information on materials, observing nature, drawing, form, color, creating special effects and more. You will learn to create scenes so vast they take your breath away with exquisite skies and aircraft, rugged terrain, glittering cites, spectacular rock formations, stormy seas, magnificent forests and more."--Publisher's description
The blackgod by J. Gregory Keyes( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess flees into the mountains to avoid becoming the wife of a river god. After finding refuge with some horse people she discovers her only hope is to kill the god, but for that she must reach the source of the river. Knowing this the god sends an assassin after her. By the author of The Waterborn
Brain ships by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in one volume--in two bestselling sequels to to Anne McCaffrey's "The Ship Who Sang," two physically impaired young girls become "brains" controlling their own starships
The peace war by Vernor Vinge( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintessential hard-science adventure. The Peace Authority conquered the world with a weapon that never should have been a weapon--the "bobble," a spherical force-field impenetrable by any force known to mankind. Encasing governmental installations and military bases in bobbles, the Authority becomes virtually omnipotent. But they've never caught Paul Hoehler, the maverick who invented the technology, and who has been working quietly for decades to develop a way to defeat the Authority. With the help of an underground network of determined, independent scientists and a teenager who may be the apprentice genius he's needed for so long, he will shake the world
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Martian spacecraft lands on Woking Common, mankind is terrorized by aliens in tall, armored capsules which stalk the countryside on three legs. The machines wreak havoc on London and the Southern Counties, and survivors are driven underground. Scientist John Nicholson tells how he was plunged into a paralyzing nightmare of stark terror, savage madness and utter destruction
The vor game by Lois McMaster Bujold( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his boyhood chum, Gregor, the Imperial Emperor, goes awol, chance places the exiled ensign Miles Vorkosigan in a position to extricate Gregor, the Dendarii Mercenaries, and himself from a very sticky and potentially deadly political situation
Across realtime by Vernor Vinge( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peace Authority eliminated war by using the "bobble," a unique spherical state of stasis than encapsulated an object in an impenetrable force field. Paul Naismith, reclusive leader of the Tinker underground, has developed his own extraordinary, illegal, technology, far surpassing the Authority, hoping to strike back someday
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three great swordsmen, Porthos, Aramis, and Anthos, with their protege, D'Artagnan, match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Spellsinger's scherzo by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moment of the magician - "The call came to Clothahump the magician - a cry for help from a beleaguered city, held in thrall by a darkly powerful magician. Jon and a rebellious Mudge set out, only to discover that the evil they face stems from Jon's own world."--Publisher
The year's best science fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best gets better and bigger. The two-time Nebula Award winning author and recently named editor of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine has compiled an awesome collection of science fiction from 1985. It includes eleven current Nebula Award Finalists, and works by such best-selling and award-winning authors as Orson Scott Card, John Crowley, Avram Davidson, William Gibson, Joe Haldeman, R.A. Lafferty, George R.R. Martin, Frederik Pohl, Kim Stanley Robinson, Robert Silverberg, James Tiptree, Jr., and Howard Waldrop. The finest new writers in the field are also represented, including recent Hugo and Nebula Award nominees such as James P. Blaylock, James Patrick Kelly, Nancy Kress, Lucius Shepard, Lewis Shiner, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, and Walter Jon Williams. More than ever, this massive and satisfying book is the best buy in science fiction
The shadow gate by Margaret Ball( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the militant order of Durandine monks are determined to destroy them, the elves of the Three Realms send for help, bringing members of the New Age Psychic Research Center in Austin, Texas to their world
Knight of ghosts and shadows : an urban fantasy by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elves in L.A.? It would explain a lot, wouldn't it? In fact, half a millennium ago, when the elves were driven from Europe they came to---where else? Southern California. happy at first, they fell on hard times after one of their number tried to force the rest to be his vassals. Now it's up to one poor human to save them if he can. A knight in shining armor he's not, but he's their last hope, their Knight of Ghosts and Shadows
The kindly ones by Melissa Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violations of socio-political rules on Orestes were punished using 'social death' or shunning. Now that galactic civilization is spreading, the Oresteian aristocracy wants to remain with the status quo. However the ostracized citizens are determined to have a voice
Draken tekenen & schilderen : leer alles over het tekenen en schilderen van deze mythische dieren by Tom Kidd( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in 4 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title provides a comprehensive approach to the art of drawing and illustrating the dragon and its environment. Learn how to use and combine the anatomy of living species such as reptiles, horses, birds and bats to create believable dragon art. It includes time-saving templates to scan and trace
The Erthring cycle by Wayland Drew( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Two-Space war by Dave Grossman( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries into the future, humankind journeys between the stars by using the mysterious realm of Two-Space, but Thomas Melville soon discovers that some of the alien races he encounters could embroil Earth in an intergalactic war
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