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Rumford, James 1948-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 102 publications in 6 languages and 21,791 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  History  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Printer, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.R8878, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Rumford
 
Most widely held works by James Rumford
Silent music : a story of Baghdad by James Rumford( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As bombs and missiles fall on Baghdad in 2003, a young boy uses the art of calligraphy to distance himself from the horror of war
Beowulf : a hero's tale retold by James Rumford( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simplified and illustrated retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel
Sequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writing by James Rumford( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While walking through a forest of sequoias, a father tells his family the story of the tree's namesake. Sequoyah was a Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people. His neighbors feared the symbols he wrote and burned down his home. All of his work was lost, but, still determined, he tried another approach. The Cherokee people finally accepted the written language after Sequoyah taught his six-year-old daughter to read
Rain school by James Rumford( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children arrive on the first day of school and build a mud structure to be their classroom for the next nine months until the rainy season comes and washes it all away
Traveling man : the journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354 by James Rumford( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the journeys of the little-known 14th century Muslim figure, Ibn Battuta. He traveled for 29 years from Morocco to China, from the steppes of Russia to the shores of Tanzania, 75,000 miles in all
Tiger and turtle by James Rumford( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tiger and a turtle both want a flower that has fallen to the ground, they argue over it until a fight breaks out between them
Calabash Cat, and his amazing journey by James Rumford( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Calabash Cat, living in Africa, sets off to see where the world ends
Nine animals and the well by James Rumford( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fable about a group of animals which strives to bring the perfect present to the Indian raja-king's birthday party. Discusses how the numerals we use originated in India
Seeker of knowledge : the man who deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphs by James Rumford( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the French scholar whose decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language made the study of ancient Egypt possible
Don't touch my hat! by James Rumford( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff in the Old West fights crime with the help of his lucky ten-gallon hat
From the good mountain : how Gutenberg changed the world by James Rumford( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short biography of Johannes Gutenberg and how he invented a way to print books with moveable type
Chee-lin : a giraffe's journey by James Rumford( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighty years before Columbus, China sent ships to explore the world. The Chinese discovered many marvelous things, but one discovery stood out above the others: the chee-lin. This chee-lin was just a giraffe, but to the Chinese, it was an omen of good fortune so rare that it had appeared only once before-- at the birth of Confucius. In a storybook of chapters, in which each page evokes the richness of faraway places and long-ago days, James Rumford traced the chee-lin's journey from Africa to Bengal to China, weaving a tale not just of a giraffe but of the people he meets along the way
Max and the dumb flower picture by Martha Alexander( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his teacher's entreaties that it would be perfect for Mother's Day, Max refuses to color in the same flower picture as the rest of the class
The Island-below-the-star by James Rumford( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five brothers, each with a special skill, sail across the vast Pacific Ocean to the islands now known as Hawaii
There's a monster in the alphabet by James Rumford( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet book which relates the legend of Cadmus, the Phoenician hero who brought the alphabet to Greece and slew a dragon there
Dog-of-the-Sea-Waves : illustrations and story in English & Hawaiian by James Rumford( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manu, one of five brothers who are the first humans to set foot on Hawaii, is unhappy until he saves the life of a strange creature he calls Dog-of-the-Sea-Waves, and they become fast friends. Includes facts about Hawaii and the unique plants and animals found there
The cloudmakers by James Rumford( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese grandfather and his grandson who are captured by the Arab army barter for their freedom by demonstrating the art of papermaking
Max and the dumb flower picture by Martha Alexander( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his teacher's entreaties that it would be perfect for Mother's Day, Max refuses to color in the same flower picture as the rest of the class
An essay on paper : observations made by Wan Zongmu at the imperial paper mill at Jade Mountain = [Chu shu] by Zongmu Wang( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champollion l'homme qui déchiffra les hiéroglyphes égyptiens by James Rumford( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire et la biographie de Champollion, ce passionné d'Egypte ancienne, qui fut le premier à déchiffrer les hiéroglyphes. Une petite initiation à la lecture des hiéroglyphes se trouve à la fin de cet album
 
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Silent music : a story of Baghdad
Alternative Names

controlled identityDjimé, 1948-

controlled identityKealaauakea, Kauhua, 1948-

controlled identityLin, Chien-min, 1948-

controlled identitySmallfield, Anthony, 1948-

Djimé, 1948-....

Kealaauakea, Kauhua, 1948-....

Lin, Chien-min, 1948-....

Rumford, J. (James), 1948-

Rumford, James Douglas, 1948-

Smallfield, Anthony, 1948-....

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Beowulf : a hero's tale retoldSequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writingRain schoolTraveling man : the journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354Tiger and turtleCalabash Cat, and his amazing journeyNine animals and the wellSeeker of knowledge : the man who deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphs