WorldCat Identities

Williams, Marcia 1945-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 397 publications in 9 languages and 18,729 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Graphic novels  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  Short stories  Stories, plots, etc  Folklore  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Adapter, Artist, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.W6545, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcia Williams
Here bygynneth Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Marcia Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling in comic strip form of Geoffrey Chaucer's famous work in which a group of pilgrims in fourteenth-century England tell each other stories as they travel on a pilgrimage to the cathedral at Canterbury
Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare! by Marcia Williams( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of seven Shakespeare plays by including actual dialogue in the illustrations, summarizing the plots in picture captions, and showing the comments and actions of audience members on the sides and bottom of the pages
Ancient Egypt : tales of gods and pharaohs by Marcia Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their gods beginning with Ra rising from the waters of the Nile to create the gods of earth, sky, and rain. In this retelling of nine tales, Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip style to capture the rich mythology and early history of this great civilization
The adventures of Robin Hood by Marcia Williams( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Tales from Shakespeare : seven plays by Marcia Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells seven of Shakespeare's plays--"Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Macbeth," "The Winter's Tale," "Julius Caesar," and "The Tempest"--In comic book format
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Marcia Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous retelling of the adventures of Camelot
Greek myths for young children by Marcia Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells eight Greek myths in a comic strip format
Archie's war : my scrapbook of the First World War, 1914-1918 by Marcia Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Archie is given a scrapbook for his tenth birthday in 1914, he chronicles the next four years of his life using documents, artifacts, and comic strips
The Iliad and the Odyssey by Marcia Williams( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells these classic Greek myths in a comic strip format characterized by irreverent humor
Hooray for inventors! by Marcia Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about inventors and their amazing inventions. What are your eight favorite inventions, and who were the persevering minds behind them? In a style as vivacious and accessible as ever, Marcia Williams honors the fine folks who brought us the printing press, the steam condenser, the steam train, the electric light, all of them stepping stones to ever more awesome inventions to come. Interspersed are brief snapshots of more than a hundred other inventions, from toothpaste to toilet paper rolls, the World Wide Web to, yes, sliced bread. There's also a tribute to women inventors - the force behind such indispensable items as windshield wipers, submarine telescopes, and bulletproof vests
The elephant's friend and other tales from ancient India by Marcia Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations
Charles Dickens and friends by Marcia Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five tales by Charles Dickens ("Oliver Twist," "Great Expectations," "A Tale of Two Cities," "David Copperfield," and "A Christmas Carol") retold in the form of comic strips
Joseph and his magnificent coat of many colors by Marcia Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Bible story in which Joseph's jealous brothers sell him into slavery in Egypt, where due to his ability to interpret dreams, he is made governor of the country
God and his creations : tales from the Old Testament by Marcia Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells eleven Old Testament stories in comic book format
The first Christmas by Marcia Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated retelling of the nativity of Christ
The Romans : gods, emperors, and dormice by Marcia Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented in her successful comic-strip style, Marcia Williams provides a behind-the-scenes tour of some of ancient Rome's leading historical events, narrated by a dormouse gladiator, and includes coverage of family life and famous emperors
Sinbad the sailor by Marcia Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a comic strip format to present the seven voyages of Sinbad, in which he encounters a colossal giant, a sea monster, and other dangers
Fabulous monsters by Marcia Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories, told in cartoon form, about legendary monsters including Grendel, Isikukumanderu, the basilisk, bunyip, and chimera
Mr. William Shakespeare's plays by Marcia Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells seven of Shakespeare's plays in comic book format
Lizzy Bennet's diary : 1811-1812 by Elizabeth Bennet( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, scrapbook-style diary inspired by Jane Austen's classic imparts the events of "Pride and Prejudice" from Elizabeth Bennet's firsthand perspective
 
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Here bygynneth Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Alternative Names
Michael Glenn Williams Amerikaans componist

Michael Glenn Williams amerikansk komponist

Michael Glenn Williams amerikansk kompositör

Michael Glenn Williams compositeur américain

Williams, Dorothy, 1945-

Williams, Marcia

مایکل گلن ویلیامز آهنگساز آمریکایی

윌리엄스, 마샤 1945-

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Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare!Ancient Egypt : tales of gods and pharaohsThe adventures of Robin HoodTales from Shakespeare : seven playsKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round TableGreek myths for young childrenArchie's war : my scrapbook of the First World War, 1914-1918The Iliad and the Odyssey