WorldCat Identities

Ray, Jane 1960-

Overview
Works: 246 works in 773 publications in 12 languages and 30,572 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Folk literature  Bible stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Artist, 9pu
Classifications: PZ8.1.H3835, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Ray
Lugalbanda : the boy who got caught up in a war by Kathy Henderson( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient Sumerian tale about the youngest and weakest of eight brothers who, caught up in an ill-advised war, uses his wits and courage and eventually becomes king
The story of Christmas : words from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke by Jane Ray( Book )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the story of the birth of Jesus and its aftermath, adapted from the King James version of the Bible
The iron ring by Lloyd Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by his sense of "dharma," or honor, young King Thamar sets off on a perilous journey, with a significance greater than he can imagine, during which he meets talking animals, villainous and noble kings, and the love of his life
The apple-pip princess by Jane Ray( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a land that has stood barren, parched by drought and ravaged by frosts since the Queen's death, the King sets his three daughters the task of making the kingdom bloom again, and discovers that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest difference
The story of the creation : words from Genesis by Jane Ray( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of the first book in the Bible is used to tell the story of Creation. Illustrations depict the creation of the world as recounted in Genesis
The twelve dancing princesses by Jane Ray( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale of how the king's twelve daughters wear out their shoes every night while supposedly sleeping in their locked bedroom
The dollhouse fairy by Jane Ray( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worried about her father's trip to the hospital, Rosy goes to play with the special dollhouse he built for her and finds Thistle, a very messy and mischievous fairy who needs a place to stay while her injured wing mends
Mythical birds & beasts from many lands by Margaret Mayo( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and German and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a variety of traditional tales featuring such mythical creatures as the mermaid, unicorn, and phoenix
Fairy tales by Berlie Doherty( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of twelve classic and best-loved fairy stories of all time
Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden by Jane Ray( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Adam and Eve blended with creation stories from around the world
Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Michael Rosen( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose retelling, incorporating lines from the play, of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona
A balloon for grandad by Nigel Gray( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy when he loses his silver and red balloon, Sam is comforted by imagining it on its way to visit his grandfather in Egypt
Magical tales from many lands by Margaret Mayo( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an international collection of tales, including "The Lemon Princess," "Seven Clever Brothers," and "Baba Yaga Bony-legs."
Hansel and Gretel by Jane Ray( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Noah's ark : words from the Book of Genesis( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical text and illustrations depict how Noah and his family were singled out by God to be saved from the great flood, along with two animals of each kind
The twelve days of Christmas by Jane Ray( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On each of the twelve days of Christmas, more and more gifts arrive from the recipient's true love
Sun, moon, and stars by Mary Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the stories which people from the ancient world told to explain their understanding of what they could see in the sky
The happy prince : from the fairy tale by Oscar Wilde( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy tale of the friendship between the Happy Prince and a little swallow who alights at his feet ; Picture fiction for older readers__
Earth, fire, water, air by Mary Hoffman( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient philosophy of the world as made up of four elements--earth, fire, water, and air--becomes a contemporary entreaty for respect for the natural world and our place in it
The bold boy by Malachy Doyle( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his pea is eaten by a hen, the bold boy tries to exact justice by taking from their owners a series of increasingly larger animals
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lugalbanda : the boy who got caught up in a war
Alternative Names
Jane Ray Brits illustratrice

Jane Ray englische Illustratorin

Ray, Jane

Rei, Jein 1960-

Rei, Jēn 1960-

Джейн Рэй

جین ری

레이, 제인 1960-

レイ, ジェイン

レイ, ジェーン

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The story of Christmas : words from the Gospels of Matthew and LukeThe iron ringThe apple-pip princessThe story of the creation : words from GenesisThe twelve dancing princessesThe dollhouse fairyMythical birds & beasts from many landsFairy tales