WorldCat Identities

Gleeson, Brian

Overview
Works: 47 works in 247 publications in 2 languages and 6,352 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Legends  Tall tales  Animated films  Short films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Children's audiobooks  Children's television programs 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.G4594, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Gleeson
 
Most widely held works by Brian Gleeson
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big blue ox, Babe
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very tall tale about the brother of the howling coyote, inventor of the lariat, and the creator of the Great Salt Lake
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Jamaican folk tales in which Anansi the spider practices his trickery on others
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright African folktale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new life
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Irish folktale in which the giant Finn McCoul and his very clever wife defeat the brutish giant Cuculin
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big blue ox, Babe
The Tiger and the Brahmin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional Indian folktale about a well-meaning Brahmin who makes the unfortunate mistake of freeing a ferocious tiger from its cage
Anansi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Anansi, the boastful small spider
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Denzel Washington telling the Jamaican folktale of Anansi the Spider who bargains with Tiger to win the latter's claim to all stories. Includes eight musical selections performed by UB40
The tiger and the Brahmin by Brian Gleeson( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brahmin deceived by a hungry tiger is saved by a lowly jackal and encounters a lesson he has never found in his holy books
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his huge blue ox, Babe as they work their way across the northern United States
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright African folk tale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
The Bremen Town musicians by David Johnson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Grimm Brother's tale where a dog, a cat, a rooster and a donkey decide to begin new lives as traveling musicians
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Pecos Bill, one of America's great tall tales
The Savior is born by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant re-telling of the first Christmas according to the gospels of Matthew and Luke
The Savior is born by Brian Gleeson( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
 
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Pecos Bill
Languages
English (175)

Chinese (1)

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