Most widely held works about Gennadiĭ Spirin
Most widely held works by Gennadiĭ Spirin
Life in the boreal forest by Brenda Z Guiberson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,469 libraries worldwide
The boreal forest is buried in ice and snow during winter. But in summer lakes teem with fish, and bogs swarm with insects. Follow a snowshoe hare, beavers, a lynx, and other animals as they survive a year in this endangered landscape.
The crane wife by Odds Bodkin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale about a poor sail maker who gains a beautiful but mysterious wife skilled at weaving magical sails.
Once there was a tree by N Romanova ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
An old stump attracts many living creatures, even man, and when it is gone, a new tree attracts the same creatures, who need it for a variety of reasons.
The sea king's daughter : a Russian legend by Aaron Shepard ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
A talented musician from Novgorod plays so well that the Sea King wants him to marry one of his daughters.
The children of Lir by Sheila MacGill-Callahan ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 892 libraries worldwide
A king's children are changed into swans by their evil stepmother and can only be changed back when twin mountain peaks, the Man from the North and the Woman from the South, are joined.
A apple pie ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie.
The frog princess : a Russian folktale by J. Patrick Lewis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Forced to marry an ugly frog, the youngest son of the Tsar is astounded to learn that the frog is really the beautiful princess Vasilisa the Wise.
The Christmas story : according to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke from the King James Bible ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the birth of Christ, from Mary's meeting with the angel Gabriel to the birth of baby Jesus in a stable and the visit of the shepherds and the three wise men. A beautifully illustrated version of the Nativity that incorporates verses from the Gospels of Matthew & Luke from the King James version of the Bible. According to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke from the King James Bible. The story of the birth of Christ, celebrated around the world at Christmas, is one of the most beautiful in the New Testament. From Mary's meeting with the angel Gabriel to the birth of baby Jesus in a stable, to the visit of the shepherds and the three wise men, the story is rich in imagery and symbolism. Here, in a triumph of glorious art, is that wondrous story excerpted from the Gospels of Luke and Matthew from the King James Bible. Gennady Spirin has been described in the Boston Globe as an artist who "truly represents the picture book as an object of art." In The Christmas Story, his paintings are luminous and reverent. Drawing on both his classical training at the Stroganov Academy of Fine Arts in Moscow and his Orthodox Christian faith, Mr. Spirin has created a work of art to be passed from generation to generation.
Jack and the beanstalk by Ann Keay Beneduce ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart an ogre and make his and his mother's fortune.
The fool and the fish : a tale from Russia by Lenny Hort ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 822 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional Russian tale in which a lazy fool catches an enchanted fish which promises him that every wish he ever makes will come true.
Yakov and the seven thieves by Madonna ( Book )
15 editions published in 2004 in 11 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
When Yakov, the cobbler's son lies dying, it is the thieves, pickpockets, and criminals of the village whose prayers are heard, causing the boy to be healed.
Gulliver's adventures in Lilliput by Ann Keay Beneduce ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 801 libraries worldwide
An Englishman is shipwrecked in a land where the people are only six inches tall.
The tale of the Firebird by Gennadiĭ Spirin ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
When Prince Ivan sets out to find the Firebird for his father the tsar, he must complete a series of tasks before obtaining the Firebird and winning the hand of a beautiful princess.
The white cat : an Old French fairy tale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
The White Cat helps the youngest prince win his father's throne.
Martha by Gennadiĭ Spirin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
The author relates how he and his Moscow family rescued Martha, a crow with a broken wing, and how she joined their household.
Kashtanka by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Separated from her master while out on a walk, Kashtanka the dog is adopted by a circus clown.
Goldilocks and the three bears by Gennady Spirin ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
A simplified retelling of the adventures of a little girl walking in the woods who finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings. Includes a note on the history of the tale.
Boots & the glass mountain by Claire Martin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Boots saves his father's fields from the ravages of the trolls' wild stallions, and with their help, he rides up the glass mountain and wins the princess's hand.
Philipok by Gennadiĭ Spirin ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Philipok's mother has told him that he is too young to go to school, but one day he sets out to go on his own.
The tempest by Ann Keay Beneduce ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in German and English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Picture book adaptation of Shakespeare's play of magic and enchantment in which Ferdinand and Miranda, the children of deadly enemies, meet and fall in love, melting the hardened hearts of their fathers.
Alphabet rhymes Bears Biography--Passion Week Carols Children's poetry Children's poetry, American Children's stories Christmas Christmas music Christmas music Criminals Crows Dogs England Fairy tales Fantasy Fathers and daughters Fathers and sons Fiction Folklore Folklore Folk songs, English Folk songs, English Forest ecology Germany Islands Japan Jesus Christ Juvenile works Literary collections Magicians Nativity of Jesus Christ Norway Nursery rhymes Political refugees Prayer Resurrection of Jesus Christ Russia Russia (Federation) Russia (Federation)--Moscow Schools Self-realization Shipwreck victims Soviet Union Spirits Taiga ecology Taigas Texts Trees Wildlife rescue
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