San Souci, Robert D.
Most widely held works about Robert D San Souci
Most widely held works by Robert D San Souci
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 3,492 libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
The faithful friend by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 2,598 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique.
Sukey and the mermaid by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.
Cendrillon : a Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 libraries worldwide
A Creole variant of the familiar Cinderella tale set in the Caribbean and narrated by the godmother who helps Cendrillon find true love.
Cut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall tale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads.
Short & shivery : thirty chilling tales by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world.
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,406 libraries worldwide
Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.
Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
A rhyming retelling of the story of a young woman who finds her prince at a Halloween ball despite the efforts of her wicked stepmother. The main characters are skeletons.
The hired hand : an African-American folktale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people.
Kate Shelley : bound for legend by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteen-year-old Iowa teenager who helped avert a train disaster in 1881 and became a national heroine.
Dare to be scared : thirteen stories to chill and thrill by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,230 libraries worldwide
Thirteen short stories about ghosts, monsters, spirits, and other scary creatures will give the reader thrills and chills.
Sootface : an Ojibwa Cinderella story by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Although she is mocked and mistreated by her two older sisters, an Indian maiden wins a mighty invisible warrior for her husband with her kind and honest heart.
The boy and the ghost by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
A poor boy hopes to win a fortune for himself and his family by spending the night in a haunted house and bravely standing up to a frightening ghost.
The legend of Scarface : a Blackfeet Indian tale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a Blackfeet Indian legend in which a young brave travels to the land of the Sun to ask for the hand of his beloved.
More short & shivery : thirty terrifying tales by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
A collection of scary folktales from the United States, China, England, Italy, Russia, and other countries around the world.
Double-dare to be scared : another thirteen chilling tales by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
DeWayne's friend is acting creepy, and DeWayne needs to get away-fast. Because in Double-Dare to Be Scared, being a regular kid doesn't mean you're safe. And having friends is even less of a guarantee. Robert D. San Souci, author of Dare to Be Scared, has spun another thirteen original tales to keep night-lights burning across the country. There's something for every brave reader, as stories range from campfire grabbers to unsettling thrillers and combine elements of folklore and pop culture. Black-and-white scratchboard illustrations by David Ouimet complement the macabre mood of the collection. If Dare to Be Scared thrilled you, or if you're a newcomer who likes to be spooked, read on. We double-dare you to be scared. What's creepier than being lost in the woods all alone? How about being lost in those woods, and sensing that you' re not alone? Robert D. San Souci, popular author of Dare to Be Scared, has spun another thirteen masterful tales to keep nightlights burning across the country. Fans of his first book will be thrilled to find not only the same spirit of scary fun, but even deeper, darker twists and surprises. Newcomers will discover something for every (daring) palate, with stories that range from campfire grabbers to unsettling chillers, and combine elements of folklore and pop culture.
Little gold star : a Spanish American Cinderella tale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
A Spanish American retelling of the familiar story of a kind girl who is mistreated by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. In this version, the Virgin Mary replaces the traditional fairy godmother.
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
A reworking of Armenian folktales in which a lazy prince learns to read, write, and weave to win his love only to have these very talents later save him from a three-headed monster.
Young Merlin by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of Merlin the magician from his miraculous birth through the age of seventeen, before he met King Arthur.
A terrifying taste of short & shivery : thirty creepy tales by Robert D San Souci ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
A collection of scary traditional tales from all over the world, including "Apparitions" from Germany, "The Hundredth Skull" from Ohio, and "The Ogre's Arm" from Japan.
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San Souci, Robert
San-Souci, Robert D.
Souci, Robert D. San
Souci, Robert San
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