WorldCat Identities

Hall, Amanda

Overview
Works: 44 works in 139 publications in 9 languages and 6,871 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Biographies  Picture books  Legends  Folk tales  Literature  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, 9pu
Classifications: ND553.R67, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amanda Hall
The fantastic jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time
Our favorite stories by Jamila Gavin( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from real children and for real children everywhere
The stolen sun : a story of Native Alaska by Amanda Hall( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Raven fills the world with creatures, a song of joy bursts from his throat and brings everything to life. But as time passes, his song is drowned by shouting as people greedily capture and kill the living things around them - and with an angry shriek he hides the shining sun away, leaving the people below to freeze in darkness. How his son, Little Darkness, brings light and the Raven's song back to the world is beautifully told and illustrated in an original story woven from Native Alaskan folklore
Tales from India by Jamila Gavin( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Hindu tales, including the birth of the gods, tales of creation, and the arrival of humans, accompanied by exquisite artwork, which reflects the influence of both classical and contemporary Indian art
Babushka : a Christmas tale by Dawn Casey( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With beautiful illustrations evoking folk art traditions and sensitive storytelling, Babushka tenderly reminds us that nothing is more important during the holiday season than taking the time to show love for one another. This timeless Russian tale will warm your heart and fill you up with the joyful, generous spirit of Christmas"--Amazon.com
The Dial book of animal tales from around the world by Naomi Adler( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Persian and English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nine animal folktales from around the world
The gossipy wife : adapted from a Russian folk tale by Amanda Hall( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan must cure his wife of her gossiping tendency if they are to be able to keep the chest of gold coins he found in the forest
Out of this world : the surreal art of Leonora Carrington by Michelle Markel( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and works of the surrealist artist, who created some of the most enigmatic and startling works of the twentieth century
In Andal's house by Gloria Whelan( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kumar, a young boy living in present-day India, faces bigotry when he goes to visit a classmate from a higher caste family"--
Brother Giovanni's little reward : how the pretzel was born by Anna Egan Smucker( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Giovanni is a happy man and the best baker his monastery has ever seen, but when he is tasked with preparing the children for the Bishop's visit, he has no luck until he twists some bread dough into a special shape, sprinkles it with salt, and offers it as a reward for learning prayers
The Barefoot Book of Jewish tales by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand( Recording )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes eight delightful tales from the Jewish tradition. Each story has been chosen for its appeal to families and each has a simple yet powerful, message
Prince of the birds by Amanda Hall( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince of Granada learns to speak the language of the birds and travels to the distant city of Seville to claim the hand of the beautiful princess. Adapted from Washington Irving's Legend of Prince Ahmed Al Kamel, or, The pilgrim of love
Robi Dobi : the marvelous adventures of an Indian elephant by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian elephant befriends a mouse, a butterfly, and a parrot, and together they have many adventures
The foolish husbands by Amanda Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two wives have a competition to determine which of their husbands is more foolish
Good as gold : stories of values from around the world by Barbara Baumgarter( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales about gold from all around the world
The Lion book of day-by-day prayers by Mary Joslin( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Polish and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enduring collection of prayers for every mood and season that are drawn from the Christian tradition. Features words from the Bible, best-loved prayers that have stood the test of time, and new prayers from around the world
Robi Dobi : the marvellous adventures of an Indian elephant by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian elephant befriends a mouse, a butterfly, and a parrot, and together they have many adventures
The Lion classic Aesop's fables by Margaret McAllister( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic presentation of favourite stories in stylish prose with fabulous illustrations
The hard to swallow tale of Jonah and the whale by Joyce Denham( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jonah is full of ingredients that children love: a dangerous mission; a man on the run; danger at sea; an incredible whale rescue; and a grand finale about forgiveness. Amanda Hall and Joyce Denham give this classic tale their own special twist. The beautiful illustrations and dramatic story line make this a great read
Giant tales by Fiona Waters( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and legends of giants appear in many different cultures, and acclaimed anthologist Fiona Waters has gathered together a selection of her favorites here: giants friendly and frightening, bumbling and brave, male and female-and the inevitable escapades and adventures that ensue. From Cornwall to Jamaica, Italy to North America, and many places in between, giants stride across the world and leave huge legends behind them. Amanda Hall's stunning artwork is highly decorative and carefully researched
 
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The stolen sun : a story of Native AlaskaTales from IndiaPrince of the birdsRobi Dobi : the marvelous adventures of an Indian elephantGood as gold : stories of values from around the worldThe Lion book of day-by-day prayersRobi Dobi : the marvellous adventures of an Indian elephantThe Lion classic Aesop's fables
Alternative Names
Hill, Amanda.

홀, 아만다 1956-

ホール, アマンダ

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