WorldCat Identities

Messenger, Norman

Overview
Works: 36 works in 143 publications in 8 languages and 4,794 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Folk literature  Folklore  Toy and movable books  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.M4736, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norman Messenger
Hob and the goblins by William Mayne( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hob, the friendly spirit who lives under the stairs and protects the house, must do battle with a variety of evil beings trying to take control of his family's home
Little red hen by Alan Garner( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the story of a resourceful hen that not only makes her own food and eats it herself, but manages to outwit a hungry fox as well
Once upon a time, though it wasn't in your time, and it wasn't in my time, and it wasn't in anybody else's time ... by Alan Garner( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories written in folktale style: "The Fox, the Hare, and the Cock," "The Girl and the Geese," and "Battibeth." Recommended. Best Books for Children, 6th ed. Three traditional tales told with simplicity, with evocative watercolors
Jack and the beanstalk by Rosemary Wells( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune
The Creation story by Norman Messenger( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of the seven days of creation from the book of Genesis
The land of Neverbelieve by Norman Messenger( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Land of Neverbelieve in these lush, vibrantly illustrated pages. Meet the island's gentle, doll-like inhabitants. Discover its boggling collection of trees, such as the pasta tree, the rope tree, and the chocolate tree (taste the peppermint center if you have a chance). Be certain to visit Book Mountain, which whispers stories at bedtime. Observe the volcanic turtle and screaming night moth from afar. And beware the Spooky Dark Mountains, a horribly horrible area full of never-ending nastiness. Above all, don't go swimming or sailing, lest the island get up and walk away. Investigating the Land of Neverbelieve is a fantastical adventure for imaginative young readers
An artist's alphabet by Norman Messenger( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers will be mesmerized by these surreal and gorgeously rendered alphabet letters, cleverly shaped from flora, fauna, and more
The gingerbread man by Barbara Baumgartner( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox
The three bears by Robert Southey( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl walking in the woods finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings
Making faces by Norman Messenger( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Starting with eight basic characters, Norman Messenger offers the possibility of making an astonishing variety of different faces in this fascinating contemplation of human uniqueness. By mixing and matching foreheads, eyes, noses, mouths and chins, thousands of individual faces can be created"--Back cover blurb
Annabel's house by Norman Messenger( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eleven rooms of little Annabel's Edwardian house are filled with people, pets, hidden presents, toys, and other surprises hiding under flaps and lids, and peering from secret places
Famous faces by Norman Messenger( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than twenty caricatures of famous faces are cut into sections, allowing readers to combine parts of each with hilarious results, from Groucho Marx's moustache on Princess Diana to Charlie Chaplin's hat on Marilyn Monroe
Casse-tête by Norman Messenger( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En mélangeant nez, fronts, bouches et yeux de huit visages différents, on peut créer 65 000 visages. L'auteur propose de découvrir en s'amusant les multiples facettes du visage humain
Annabellas hus by Norman Messenger( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immagina _ : _ una porta senza stanza : diresti di essere dentro o fuori by Norman Messenger( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

60.000 personajes by Norman Messenger( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with eight basic characters, this flipbook offers the possibility of making thousands of different faces by mixing the pages of the book
Têtes d'affiche by Norman Messenger( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Che faccia fa by Norman Messenger( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Maison d'Annabelle by Norman Messenger( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.20 for Little red ... to 0.97 for Immagina _ ...)

Hob and the goblins
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Little red henOnce upon a time, though it wasn't in your time, and it wasn't in my time, and it wasn't in anybody else's time ...Jack and the beanstalkThe Creation storyThe gingerbread manThe three bearsMaking faces