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Spirin, Gennady

Overview
Works: 276 works in 618 publications in 4 languages and 33,521 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Folklore  Board books  Christmas stories  Narrative poetry  Artists' books 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PS2429.M5, 811.2
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Most widely held works by Gennady Spirin
Life in the boreal forest by Brenda Z Guiberson ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,591 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member 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 )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member 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 )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talented musician from Novgorod plays so well that the Sea King wants him to marry one of his daughters
An apple pie ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie
The children of Lir by Sheila MacGill-Callahan ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member 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
The frog princess : a Russian folktale by J. Patrick Lewis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member 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
Frog song by Brenda Z Guiberson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses frog vocalizations and behavior in locations all over the world
Jack and the beanstalk by Ann Keay Beneduce ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member 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 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Englishman is shipwrecked in a land where the people are only six inches tall
The tale of the Firebird by Gennady Spirin ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member 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
Little Red Riding Hood by Gennady Spirin ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother. Includes a note about the history of the tale
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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The White Cat helps the youngest prince win his father's throne
Goldilocks and the three bears by Gennady Spirin ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member 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
The greatest dinosaur ever by Brenda Z Guiberson ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated fact-filled guide to dinosaurs compares a variety of species to reveal which were the biggest, strongest, fastest, and smartest while inviting young enthusiasts to choose their favorites
The Christmas story : according to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke from the King James Bible ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in Greek, Modern and English and held by 709 WorldCat member 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
The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New illustrated version of the classic poem about an important Christmas eve visitor
Martha by Gennady Spirin ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Spirin, G.K. 1948-
Spirin, Genady 1948-
Spirin, Gennadi 1948-
Spirin, Gennadiĭ
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Spirin, Gennadij K
Spirin, Gennadij K. 1948-
Spirin, Gennadij Konstantinovič 1948-
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Spirin, Ghennadi 1948-
Spirin, Giennadij.
Spirin, Gkenanti 1948-
Spírin, Guenádi 1948-
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Spirin, Guennadi 1948-
Spirine, Guennadi K.
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Spirins, Genādijs 1948-
Supīrin, .. 1948-
Supīrin, Gennājī 1948-
Szpirin, Gennagyij 1948-
Спирин, Г.К 1948-
Спирин Геннадий
Спирин, Геннадий 1948-
ספירין, גנדי
スピーリン, G
スピリン, ガナディ
スピーリン, ゲンナージー
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