WorldCat Identities

Messenger, Norman

Overview
Works: 29 works in 116 publications in 9 languages and 4,749 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Toy and movable books  Folklore  Illustrated works  Portraits  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Artist, Illustrator
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 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about Hob, the friendly spirit, assorted dwarfs, elves, goblins and gremlins, and a hidden path that leads to a crock of gold. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Little red hen by Alan Garner( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 654 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 548 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 534 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 )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 431 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 )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 388 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 301 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 gingerbread man by Betti Gerstl( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 210 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 196 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 )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 157 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Spanish 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 )

7 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 121 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
Annabellas hus by Norman Messenger( Book )

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

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
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
Che faccia fa by Norman Messenger( Book )

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

Artist's alphabet by Norman Messenger( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tête d'Affiche by Norman Messenger( Book )

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

El relato de la creación( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 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

 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.19 for Hob and th ... to 0.98 for Tête d'Af ...)

Hob and the goblins
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Little red henJack and the beanstalkImagineThe Creation storyThe gingerbread manThe three bearsMaking faces