WorldCat Identities

Howe, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 208 publications in 5 languages and 7,322 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folklore  Illustrations  Legends  Miscellanea  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PS2068, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Howe
Beowulf : a tale of blood, heat, and ashes by Nicky Raven ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern, illustrated retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel
Jack and the beanstalk by John Howe ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
Fantasy art workshop by John Howe ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discover the creative processes and intriguing inspirations behind the work of leading fantasy artist John Howe, in his first-ever practical art book" --Cover, p. 4
Lost worlds by John Howe ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents illustrations of lost worlds defined in histories, myths, legends and folklore, including such places as Aratta, Atlantis, Camelot, and Ultima Thule
The knight with the lion : the story of Yvain by John Howe ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the knightly adventures of Yvain and his faithful lion, culminating in his reconciliation with the proud lady Ludine
The Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
Forging dragons : [inspirations, approaches and techniques for drawing and painting dragons] by John Howe ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this amazing collection of dragon art, iconic fantasy artist Howe explores the inspirations and techniques he uses to render these beasts of myth and legend. Each dragon is gloriously presented on a double-page spread followed by Howe's working sketches and the mythology behind each dragon
A diversity of dragons by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing on sources from myth, folklore, and novels, the authors offer a compendium on dragons--similarities and differences, the dragon of the hero quest, humorous dragons, cuddly dragons, and more
The man who lit the stars by Claude Clément ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wayfarer is ridiculed by villagers when he claims that his profession is polishing the stars, but the boy who follows him sees him climb a ladder into the sky
Musician from the darkness by Claude Clément ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An outsider in a primitive hunting society learns about the power of music as both an agent of destruction and consolation
Born of elven blood by Kevin J Anderson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria Blanca is suddenly transported from her troubled life in Philadelphia to Faery
Tolkien's world : paintings of Middle-earth by Randel Helms ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paintings of Middle-earth by Inger Edelfeldt, Tony Galuidi, Roger Garland, Robert Goldsmith, Michael Hague, John Howe, Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith, and Carol Emery Phenix
Fantasy drawing workshop by John Howe ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knights ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the world of medieval knights from the origins of knighthood to their lives during times of war and peace and their roles in the crusades, discussing such topics as armor, tournaments, and ceremonies
The maps of Tolkien's Middle-earth by Brian Sibley ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best-selling Tolkien expert Brian Sibley (The Lord of the Rings: The Making of the Movie Trilogy and The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide) presents a slipcased collection of four full-color, large-format maps of Tolkien's imaginary realm illustrated by John Howe, a conceptual designer for the blockbuster films directed by Peter Jackson. The set includes a hardcover book describing in detail the importance and evolution of geography within Tolkien's epic fiction and four color maps presented with minimal folds, including two (Beleriand and Nú menor) never before published in this country
Vespucci by Cynthia Amoroso ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteenth-century Italian scholar and businessman who became a seafarer in middle age and first recognized that the New World was indeed new
Verdwenen werelden by John Howe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Er wordt een beeld gegeven van 24 verdwenen historische en mythologische werelden als Atlantis, Troje en Pompeii. Oblong uitgave met sfeervolle, ook paginagrote, kleurentekeningen en foto's. Vanaf ca. 13 jaar
Le pêcheur et sa femme by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le célèbre conte des frères Grimm avec des illustrations d'art contemporain en grand format
Golden fool by Robin Hobb ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taking up residence at Buckkeep as a spy, FitzChivalry Farseer navigates the complex intrigues of the court as he seeks to unravel the secrets of Prince Dutiful's betrothed and sort out his own chaotic personal life
 
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Alternative Names
ハウ, ジョン
Languages
English (58)
French (9)
German (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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