WorldCat Identities

Wallace, Ian 1950-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 10,383 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Short stories  Music‡vTexts  Picture books  History  Music  Fables  Short stories, English 
Subject Headings: Illustrators 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer, Animator
Classifications: PZ7.K632, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Wallace
Very last first time by Jan Andrews( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the tide recedes, a young Eskimo girl living in northern Canada, journeys alone for the first time under the ice, walking on the seabed floor to gather mussels
The name of the tree : a Bantu folktale by Celia Barker Lottridge( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tree
Chin Chiang and the dragon's dance by Ian Wallace( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chin Chiang has long dreamed of dancing the dragon's dance, but when the first day of the Year of the Dragon arrives and he is to dance with his grandfather, he is sure he will shame his family and bring bad luck to everyone
Boy of the deeps by Ian Wallace( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James, the son of a coal miner, goes with his father for the first time to work in the mines of Cape Breton
The true story of Trapper Jack's left big toe by Ian Wallace( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh, newly come to the Yukon, sets out to investigate his friend Gabe's story that Trapper Jack's left big toe is in a tobacco tin behind the bar of the Sourdough Saloon
Morgan the magnificent by Ian Wallace( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morgan, who delights in walking and standing on her hands in very high places around her family's farm, seizes her opportunity for glory when the circus arrives, featuring a tightrope walking act
The year of fire by Teddy Jam( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While they boil down sap from their maple trees to make syrup, a Canadian grandfather tells his granddaughter of the worst fire he has ever known
Sarah and the People of Sand River by W. D Valgardson( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This haunting tale set at the end of the last century illustrated the dependence of New World settlers on the native people, but goes beyond to create a Hans Christian Andersen-like world, where magic, beauty and sadness mix
Just so stories for little children by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first volume of the classic short story collection with new illustrations, including such stories as "How the whale got his throat," and "The elephant's child."
Builder of the moon by Tim Wynne-Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brave block-builder David Finebloom receives a message from the moon that it is falling apart and rushes off to help
Canadian railroad trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway in a series of dreamlike paintings accompanied by the lyrics of Lightfoot's 1967 song commemorating Canada's centennial year
The naked lady by Ian Wallace( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a sculptor moves in to the farm next door, young Tom is inspired to become an artist
A winter's tale by Ian Wallace( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Abigail wants for her ninth birthday is to go on a winter camping trip with her father and brother
The mummer's song by Bud Davidge( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The words to a popular song portray the custom of costumed visits made shortly after Christmas in rural Newfoundland
The man who walked the earth by Ian Wallace( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blowing dust is about all you can see from a farm on the prairies in the 1930s. Even worse, André and Elise's father has gone in search of work and it looks as though he won't be home for Christmas. The day he left, their mother set an extra place at the table in case a stranger should come by looking for a meal. On Christmas night, just as they are eating, they hear knocking. In comes a mysterious stranger. The children first realize that he is extraordinary when he does a magic trick with the salt shaker. But after he finishes a huge meal, Mr. Balzini shows the family just how extraordinary he is. The story evokes the myth of the prophet Elijah and other folktales about the rewards of performing acts of kindness for strangers
Just so stories : for little children by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the second volume of the classic short story collection with new illustrations, including the tales "The Butterfly That Stamped" and "How the Alphabet Was Made."
Hansel and Gretel by Ian Wallace( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scary retelling in a contemporary setting of the famous Grimms' folktale. The classic fairy tale that celebrates Hansel and Gretel's strength and spirit over the malevolence of the world around them
Duncan's way by Ian Wallace( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his parents decide to leave their home in Newfoundland because his father can no longer work as a cod fisherman, eleven-year-old Duncan tries to find a way for them to stay
The Huron carol by Jean de Brébeuf( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated edition of the seventeenth-century Canadian Christmas carol that places the Nativity story in a Huron Indian setting
Sparrow's song by Ian Wallace( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story set in early 1900's Niagara Falls, Katie cares for a baby sparrow after her brother kills the bird's mother with a slingshot
 
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Alternative Names
Ian Wallace

Ian Wallace Canadees kinderboekenschrijver

Ian Wallace Canadian illustrator

Ian Wallace Canadian illustrator and children's writer

Wallace, Ian

Wallace, Robert Ian

Wallace, Robert Ian, 1950-

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Languages
English (149)

Swedish (2)

French (1)

Covers
The name of the tree : a Bantu folktaleChin Chiang and the dragon's danceBoy of the deepsThe true story of Trapper Jack's left big toeThe year of fireSarah and the People of Sand RiverCanadian railroad trilogyThe naked lady