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San Souci, Robert D.

Overview
Works: 156 works in 505 publications in 8 languages and 66,960 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Biography  Fairy tales  Ghost stories  Short stories  Short stories, American  Legends 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.S227, E
Publication Timeline
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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 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,160 WorldCat member 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 )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 2,777 WorldCat member 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 )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,122 WorldCat member 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 )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member 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
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 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world
Cut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads
Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member 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
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
The hired hand : an African-American folktale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member 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
Even more short & shivery : thirty spine-tingling stories by Robert D San Souci( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of scary traditional tales from all over the world
Sootface : an Ojibwa Cinderella story by Robert D San Souci( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member 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
Dare to be scared : thirteen stories to chill and thrill by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen short stories about ghosts, monsters, spirits, and other scary creatures will give the reader thrills and chills
Kate Shelley : bound for legend by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteen-year-old Iowa teenager who helped avert a train disaster in 1881 and became a national heroine
More short & shivery : thirty terrifying tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of scary folktales from the United States, China, England, Italy, Russia, and other countries around the world
The boy and the ghost by Robert D San Souci( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member 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
A terrifying taste of short & shivery : thirty creepy tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 1,223 WorldCat member 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
Double-dare to be scared : another thirteen chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member 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
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member 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
Little gold star : a Spanish American Cinderella tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member 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
Brave Margaret : an Irish adventure by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Irish folktale, a brave young woman battles a sea serpent and rescues her true love from a giant
 
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Alternative Names
San Souci, Robert.
San Souci, Robert 1946-
Souci, Robert D. San.
Souci, Robert D. San 1946-
Souci, Robert San.
Souci, Robert San 1946-
Languages
English (173)
Danish (2)
Spanish (2)
Tswana (1)
Chinese (1)
Xhosa (1)
Sotho (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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