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Spirin, Gennady

Overview
Works: 255 works in 788 publications in 9 languages and 34,233 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Narrative poetry  Picture books  Fiction  Christmas poetry  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Epistolary fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Contributor, Artist
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Most widely held works about Gennady Spirin
 
Most widely held works by Gennady Spirin
Life in the boreal forest by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 2,634 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 )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,242 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 )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 1,145 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
Frog song by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses frog vocalizations and behavior in locations all over the world
The most amazing creature in the sea by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--
The sea king's daughter : a Russian legend by Aaron Shepard( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented musician from Novgorod plays so well that the Sea King wants him to marry one of his daughters
The greatest dinosaur ever by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 903 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 frog princess : a Russian folktale by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in French and English and held by 858 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
A apple pie( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie
Jack and the beanstalk by Ann Keay Beneduce( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 827 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
Yakov and the seven thieves by Madonna( Book )

16 editions published in 2004 in 7 languages and held by 799 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
The children of Lir by Sheila MacGill-Callahan( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and German and held by 798 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
Little Red Riding Hood by Gennady Spirin( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 782 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 deadliest creature in the world by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher
The fool and the fish : a tale from Russia by Lenny Hort( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 756 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
The Christmas story : according to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke from the King James Bible( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 755 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 tale of the Firebird by Gennady Spirin( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 754 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
Goldilocks and the three bears by Gennady Spirin( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 753 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 night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New illustrated version of the classic poem about an important Christmas eve visitor
Gulliver's adventures in Lilliput by Ann Keay Beneduce( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman is shipwrecked in a land where the people are only six inches tall
 
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Life in the boreal forest
Alternative Names
Gen na di Shi pi lin 1948-

Gennadi Konstantinowitsch Spirin peintre russe

Gennadi-Shipilin 1948-

Gennadij Spirin pintor ruso

Gennadij Spirin Russian painter

Gennadij Spirin Russisch illustrator

Shipilin, Gennadi 1948-

Spirin, G.

Spirin, G.K. 1948-

Spirin, Genady 1948-

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Spirin, Gennadiĭ

Spirin, Gennadiĭ 1948-

Spirin, Gennadij.

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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, Guennadiï 1948-

Spirin, Guennadij 1948-

Spirine, Guennadi K.

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Spirins, Genādijs 1948-

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Supīrin, Gennājī 1948-

Szpirin, Gennagyij 1948-

Спирин, Г.К 1948-

Спирин Геннадий

Спирин, Геннадий 1948-

Спирин, Геннадий (Геннадий Константинович), 1948-

ספירין, גנדי

스삐린, 겐나지 1948-

스피린, 게나디 1948-

스피린, 게너디 1948-

스피린, 겐나디 1948-

스피린, 겐나지 1948-

스피린, 제나디 1948-

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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The crane wifeOnce there was a treeThe sea king's daughter : a Russian legendThe frog princess : a Russian folktaleA apple pieJack and the beanstalkYakov and the seven thievesThe children of Lir