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Mathison, Melissa

Overview
Works: 74 works in 465 publications in 13 languages and 18,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Other, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Melissa Mathison
 
Most widely held works by Melissa Mathison
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

116 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy and horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed
The BFG by Mark Rylance( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

83 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life and work of the current (14th) Dalai Lama and his ongoing struggle to regain independence for Tibet
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybook by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angelic alien being, left stranded by his extra-galactic mother ship, receives aid from a ten-year-old and his siblings to escape from Earth
E.T., the extra-terrestrial, in his adventure on earth : a novel by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet, 3 million light years away
The black stallion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial from concept to classic : the illustrated story of the film and the filmmakers( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated 20th-anniversary edition of "E.T.: the extra-terrestrial" contains the screenplay, colour stills, archival drawings, production notes, interviews with the cast and crew, and a list of credits, together with the scenes added to the 2002 re-mastered version
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Michael Nation( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
E.T., the extra-terrestrial : the movie by Terry Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's classic film, the film's novelization is released featuring an 8-page color insert and an embossed cover. In 1982, the country was enchanted by the story of ten-year-old Elliot who befriends a special alien who finds himself stranded on Earth
A friend for E.T. by Gail Herman( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the 20th anniversary"--Cover
E.T., the extra-terrestrial : movie storybook by Kim Ostrow( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the film of the same name and illustrated with scenes from the movie in which a boy named Elliott discovers an extraterrestrial botanist in his mother's vegetable patch, and helps him return to his planet
E.T., el extraterrestre by William Kotzwinkle( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roman du film qui explicite certaines situations sans remplacer le visionnement
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ponyo is a sweet-faced goldfish from a magical realm under the sea. One day, Ponyo's curiosity takes her far from home. After accidentally hitching a ride on a jellyfish, Ponyo washes up on the shore and is found by Sosuke, a kindly human boy. The two become fast friends and are swept away on an incredible adventure. After discovering Ponyo trapped in a tidepool, Sosuke takes her home and does his best to make sure she's happy and well fed in the human world. Ponyo's father, a powerful underwater sorcerer, sends out mysterious tidal forces to locate his daughter. Ponyo and Sosuke may be torn apart just when they've become best friends!"--Page [4] of jacket
Ponyo picture book by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponyo, a female fish, runs away from her home in the sea and ends up stranded on the shore. Sosuke, a five-year-old boy who lives on a cliff, rescues her. He promises to protect Ponyo forever. Ponyo grows very fond of Sosuke, and with the help of her sisters and her father's magic, she becomes human. This results in a great imbalance in the cosmos, causing great storms and floods and satellites to fall from the sky. Ponyo becomes a fish again and Sosuke promises to love her no matter what form she takes. In the end, when Ponyo kisses Sosuke, she becomes human again
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ponyo is a sweet-faced goldfish from a magical realm under the sea. One day, Ponyo's curiosity takes her far from home. After accidentally hitching a ride on a jellyfish, Ponyo washes up on the shore and is found by Sosuke, a kindly human boy. The two become fast friends and are swept away on an incredible adventure"--Jacket
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fierce storm rages, and Sosuke and his mother drive against the wind. Suddenly Ponyo appears, running along the tall waves. Part fish and part human, when reunited with Sosuke, Ponyo becomes a beautiful red-haired girl. The three weather the storm at Sosuke's house, while out on the ocean, both Ponyo's and Sosuke's father encounter a vision they won't soon forget
 
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E.T., the extra-terrestrial
Alternative Names

controlled identityRogan, Josh, 1950-2015

Mathison, Melissa Marie 1950-2015

Melisa Metisone

Melissa Mathison Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1950-2015)

Melissa Mathison amerikai forgatókönyvíró

Melissa Mathison amerikansk manusforfattar

Melissa Mathison amerikansk manusförfattare

Melissa Mathison amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Melissa Mathison sceneggiatrice e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Melissa Mathison US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

Melissa Mathisonová

Rogan, Josh

Rogan, Josh 1950-2015

Μελίσα Μάθισον

Мэтисон, Мелисса

ملیسا متیسن فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

マシスン, メリッサ

メリッサ・マシスン

梅莉莎·玛西森

梅麗莎·馬西森

梅麗莎·麥席森

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The Indian in the cupboardKundunE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial storybookE.T., the Extra-Terrestrial from concept to classic : the illustrated story of the film and the filmmakersE.T., the extra-terrestrialE.T., the extra-terrestrial : the movieA friend for E.T.E.T., the extra-terrestrial : movie storybook