WorldCat Identities

Williams, Marcia 1945-

Overview
Works: 120 works in 557 publications in 8 languages and 18,831 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Folklore  Picture books  Literature  History  Short stories  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Contributor, Adapter, Artist, Other, Creator
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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,038 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
Ancient Egypt : tales of gods and pharaohs by Marcia Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods are steeped in thousands of years of history. From the creation myth to the curse of Tutankhamen and the fall of Cleopatra, Marcia Williams classic comic strip retellings bring new life to the myths and wonders of this ancient civilization
Tales from Shakespeare : seven plays by Marcia Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 910 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
Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare! by Marcia Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 865 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Marcia Williams( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 851 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
The elephant's friend and other tales from ancient India by Marcia Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 792 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
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Marcia Williams( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous retelling of the adventures of Camelot
Hooray for inventors! by Marcia Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 718 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 Iliad and the Odyssey by Marcia Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells eight Greek myths in a comic strip format, including "Pandora's Box," "The Twelve Tasks of Heracles," and "Theseus and the Minotaur."
Charles Dickens and friends by Marcia Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 580 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 536 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
Archie's war : my scrapbook of the First World War, 1914-1918 by Marcia Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 522 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
God and his creations : tales from the Old Testament by Marcia Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This colourful picture book retells the story of the Nativity - from the angel Gabriel's visit to Mary to the presentation of gifts by the Three Wise Men - in simple words and lively comic-strip pictures. It is the ideal Chrsitmas present
The Romans : gods, emperors, and dormice by Marcia Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 462 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 )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 450 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 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories, told in cartoon form, about legendary monsters including Grendel, Isikukumanderu, the basilisk, bunyip, and chimera
The Tudors : Kings, Queens, Scribes and Ferrets! by Marcia Williams( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel back to Tudor times with Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe, and his pet ferret, Smudge. Meet Henry VIII and his six wives, fight the Spanish Armada and sail around the world with Christopher Columbus!
Greek myths by Marcia Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines. This book contains the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his 12 tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheus and Eurydice; Perseus, the Gorgon-slayer; and more
 
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Here bygynneth Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
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Ancient Egypt : tales of gods and pharaohsTales from Shakespeare : seven playsBravo, Mr. William Shakespeare!The adventures of Robin HoodKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round TableHooray for inventors!The Iliad and the OdysseyGreek myths for young children
Alternative Names
Williams, Dorothy, 1945-

윌리엄스, 마샤 1945-

ウィリアムズ, マーシャ

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