WorldCat Identities

Messenger, Norman

Overview
Works: 34 works in 100 publications in 8 languages and 4,906 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Folklore  Illustrations  Pictorial works  Portraits  Adventure stories  Caricatures and cartoons 
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 1,079 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 )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 689 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 )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 567 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 557 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
Imagine by Norman Messenger( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imagine ... a ladder without steps, a clock without hands, a racket without strings, a kiss without a mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that--with a little imagination--the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible
The Creation story by Norman Messenger( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations retell the story of the Creation
The land of Neverbelieve by Norman Messenger( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 270 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
The three bears by Robert Southey( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl walking in the woods finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings
The gingerbread man by Barbara Baumgartner( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 224 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
Making faces by Norman Messenger( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 162 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
Annabel's house by Norman Messenger( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 138 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 )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 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 6 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
Che faccia fa by Norman Messenger( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La casa de Ana by Norman Messenger( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annabellas Haus by Norman Messenger( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'histoire de la création by Norman Messenger( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imajin by Norman Messenger( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messengers tausend Gesichter by Norman Messenger( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annabellas hus by Norman Messenger( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.04 (from 0.00 for Little red ... to 0.47 for Messengers ...)
Alternative Names
メッセンジャー, ノーマン
Languages
English (56)
German (8)
French (6)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (3)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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