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Lattimore, Deborah Nourse

Overview
Works: 34 works in 100 publications in 2 languages and 9,437 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Pop-up books  Toy and movable books  Fairy tales  Drama  Children's television programs  Television series 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: F1435.3.F6, E
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Most widely held works about Deborah Nourse Lattimore
 
Most widely held works by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Cinderhazel : the Cinderella of Halloween by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An untidy witch named Hazel discovers that Prince Alarming likes dirt as much as she does. Cinderhazel, a blond witch, loves dirt more than anything. When her stepmother and stepsisters fly off to attend a Halloween witches' ball, where the elusive Prince is set to appear, they leave Cinderhazel behind. When her attempted spells turn to dust, Cinderhazel is rescued and becomes the Cinderella of Halloween. Illustrations
Zekmet, the stone carver : a tale of ancient Egypt by Mary Stolz( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chosen to design a magnificent monument for a vain and demanding Pharoah, an Egyptian stone carver conceives of and begins work on the Sphinx which still stands in the Egyptian desert today
The lady with the ship on her head by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Pompenstance competes for the Best Headdress Award at the annual Fancy Dress Ball, unaware that a small ship has sailed onto her head and become her headdress
The flame of peace : a tale of the Aztecs by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prevent the outbreak of war, a young Aztec boy must outwit nine evil lords of the night to obtain the flame of peace from Lord Morning Star
Why there is no arguing in heaven : a Mayan myth by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunab Ku, the first Creator God of the Mayas, challenges the Moon Goddess and Lizard House to create a being to worship him, but the Maize God succeeds where the others fail
The winged cat : a tale of ancient Egypt by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt, a young servant girl and a High Priest must each find the correct magic spells from the Book of the Dead that open the twelve gates of the Netherworld, to determine who is telling the truth about the death of the girl's sacred cat
The sailor who captured the sea : a story of the Book of Kells by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor continues the work of others in creating the illuminated Book of Kells
Arabian nights : three tales by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of three tales from the "Arabian Nights" including "Aladdin," "The Queen of the Serpents," and "The Lost city of Ubar."
Frida Maria : a story of the Old Southwest by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because she does not sew, cook, or dance like a "proper senorita," Frida cannot please her mother until she saves the day at the fiesta with her special talent
The dragon's robe by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young weaver in twelfth-century China saves her people from drought and foreign invasion by weaving the imperial dragon's robe
Medusa by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the myth of Medusa, turned by Athena's curse into a gorgon whose gaze turned men to stone, and Perseus' quest to vanquish her in order to save his mother's life
Sasha's matrioshka dolls by Jana Dillon( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sasha's grandfather makes her a tiny wooden doll, but the mice are able to carry it off, so he makes another slightly larger doll to hold the tiny one, and then another, and another
Gittel's hands by Erica Silverman( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yakov boasts of his daughter's abilities but doesn't allow Gittel to speak for herself until the day she makes an Elijah cup which amazes even her father
The prince and the golden ax : a Minoan tale by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud Minoan prince challenges the Goddess Diktynna, who first offers him rewards for his courage but then threatens to destroy Thera, his homeland, when his boasting angers her
Punga the goddess of ugly by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of their bravery and understanding of Māori traditions when they outwit Punga, the goddess of ugly, a pair of twin sisters earn the highly revered chin tattoo called a moko
The fool and the Phoenix : a tale of old Japan by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a mysterious maiden, a mute birdcatcher saves a village from the plundering of a sly bandit
I wonder what's under there? : a brief history of underwear by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factual information about the history of underwear
Reading rainbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Pompenstance competes for the Best Headdress Award at the Fancy Dress Ball, unaware that a small ship has sailed onto her head and has become part of her headdress
The sailor who captured the sea and other Celtic tales by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together a tale of the Irish Book of Kells which, when copied, will bring lasting peace to the land; a Scottish tale of a battle between a mortal king and the fairy queen; and a tale from Cornwall of a knight, his lady, and a terrible beast
The Winged Cat and other tales of ancient civilizations by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of three tales set in ancient lands, an Egyptian servant girl must outwit an evil priest; a Babylonian slave boy fights for freedom; and a Minoan prince runs afoul of a proud goddess
 
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The lady with the ship on her headThe flame of peace : a tale of the AztecsWhy there is no arguing in heaven : a Mayan mythThe winged cat : a tale of ancient EgyptArabian nights : three talesFrida Maria : a story of the Old SouthwestMedusaSasha's matrioshka dolls