WorldCat Identities

Bedard, Michael 1949-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 255 publications in 7 languages and 7,864 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Biography  Biographies  Paranormal fiction  Picture books  Young adult works  Legends 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Bedard
Emily by Michael Bedard( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mother and child pay a visit to their reclusive neighbor Emily, who stays in her house writing poems, there is an exchange of special gifts
Sitting ducks by Michael Bedard( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Colossal Duck Factory produces newly hatched ducks daily, destined for the plates of hungry aligators. One day an alligator factory worker discovers a little duck that has slipped through the system and the two become good friends
The Divide by Michael Bedard( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy when her family first moves out to the plains of Nebraska, the young Willa Cather comes to appreciate the beauty of her new home
Redwork by Michael Bedard( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage Cass feels an inescapable psychic link with his incredibly old landlord Mr. Magus, whose secret experiments in the garage reflect his preoccupation with finding the wholeness of life
A darker magic by Michael Bedard( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three people find their lives in danger when a ghostly magician haunts them with visions of an extraordinary, deadly magic show he originally staged in 1936
Stained glass by Michael Bedard( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Endicott discovers many things about himself and his past as he follows a homeless girl through the streets of his hometown on a warm summer day
The green man by Michael Bedard( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spending the summer with her antiques store-owner aunt, who has recently suffered a heart attack, Ophelia lends assistance in her once fiercely independent aunt's neglected home and store before discovering long-buried family secrets
The nightingale by Michael Bedard( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being neglected by the emperor for a jewel-studded bird, the little nightingale revives the dying ruler with its beautiful song
The wolf of Gubbio by Michael Bedard( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant wolf prowls the forest outside of Gubbio, and no one dares leave the walled town. This beautiful tale is based on a legend of St. Francis of Assisi
The painted wall and other strange tales by Michael Bedard( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the tales of Pu Sung-ling
Painted devil by Michael Bedard( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visit from strange Aunt Emily invokes in Alice a foreboding sense of evil, as they find connections between the local library's collection of old puppets and a sinister magic show that took place twenty-eight years earlier
Glass Town by Michael Bedard( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief, fictionalized account of the daily lives of the Brontës, told from the point of view of Charlotte
William Blake : the gates of paradise by Michael Bedard( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Romantic poet and artist William Blake, discussing his childhood, personal tragedies, analysis of the dark side of the industrial revolution, schooling, and literary and artistic accomplishments
The clay ladies by Michael Bedard( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a small girl finds a wounded bird, two women help bring the bird back to life. This beautifully written story is based on the lives of artists Frances Loring and Florence Wyle" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000
Sitting ducks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dive into Duck Town, the home of the hilarious Sitting Ducks brought to life with spectacular computer generated effects. Join Bill the duck, and his unlikely best pal Aldo the Alligator in these non-stop action fun episodes
The lightning bolt by Michael Bedard( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman, with a cruel husband, who, on her travels through the woods, encounters a man whom she saves and who offers her a magical cap and stick in gratitude
The Santa Claus brothers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Santa Claus is ready to retire and pass on the family business to his three sons; Daryl, Roy and Mel. But when the trio prove to be incompetent bumblers, Santa and Mrs. Claus turn to snorkel for help - unaware that the evil elf has some sleigh-diving aspirations of his own"--Container
The tinder box by Michael Bedard( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of Hans Christian Andersen story, an old woman will give copper, silver and gold to a soldier if he will bring her the tinder box she desires
Quacking up by Rick Walton( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joke book filled with wisequacks about Bill, Aldo, and the rest of their friends in Ducktown features the characters from the television show on Cartoon Network, Sitting Ducks
Fred's meltdown by Michael Bedard( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Emily
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Sitting ducksThe DivideA darker magicStained glassThe wolf of GubbioThe painted wall and other strange talesPainted devilGlass Town
Alternative Names
Bédard, Michael 1949-

Michael Bedard Canadees schrijver

Michael Bedard Canadian children's writer

Michael Bedard escritor de literatura infantil canadiense

Michael Bedard scrittore e illustratore canadese

ビダード, マイケル

ベダード, マイケル

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