WorldCat Identities

San Souci, Robert D.

Overview
Works: 154 works in 559 publications in 8 languages and 65,857 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Short stories  History  Fairy tales  Biography  Horror fiction  Ghost stories  Folk tales 
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 )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 4,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a Southern folktale in which 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 2,708 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
Cendrillon : a Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D San Souci( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,099 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
Sukey and the mermaid by Robert D San Souci( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid
Short & shivery : thirty chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,725 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
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D San Souci( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is 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. Meet Cinderella Skeleton, as sweetly foul as only a ghoul can be. Poor Cinderella has no one to help her hang the cobwebs and arrange dead flowers -- certainly not her evil stepsisters. But the Halloween Ball is just around the corner. Will Cinderella find happiness at last? - Publisher
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 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads
The hired hand : an African-American folktale by Robert D San Souci( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,418 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
Sootface : an Ojibwa Cinderella story by Robert D San Souci( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,401 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,344 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,283 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 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 )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,198 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 weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,196 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 )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,171 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
Double-dare to be scared : another thirteen chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,167 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
The legend of Scarface : a Blackfeet Indian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member 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
A terrifying taste of short & shivery : thirty creepy tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 1,102 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
Brave Margaret : an Irish adventure by Robert D San Souci( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,102 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. Margaret has a brave heart. Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind. But adventures are perilous things. Soon Margaret must face a ferocious sea serpent and even worse dangers. And she must discover the truth about an old woman with strange powers and mysterious plans, or she'll never find a way to bring herself and her true love safely home
 
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The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South
Alternative Names
Robert D. San Souci Amerikaans schrijver (1946-2014)

Robert D. San Souci auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

San Souci, Robert.

San Souci, Robert 1946-

San Souci, Robert D.

Souci, Robert D. San.

Souci, Robert D. San 1946-

Souci, Robert San.

Souci, Robert San 1946-

Роберт Д. Сан Суси

羅伯特·D·山·索西

Languages
English (192)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

Tswana (1)

Danish (1)

Xhosa (1)

Sotho (1)

Afrikaans (1)

Covers
The faithful friendCendrillon : a Caribbean CinderellaSukey and the mermaidShort & shivery : thirty chilling talesN.C. Wyeth's pilgrimsCinderella SkeletonCut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall taleThe hired hand : an African-American folktale