WorldCat Identities

Malone, Peter 1953-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 183 publications in 2 languages and 14,099 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Fairy tales  Arthurian romances  Anecdotes  Stories, plots, etc  Fantasy fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
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Most widely held works by Peter Malone
The Boston Tea Party by Russell Freedman( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Boston Tea Party of 1773 from the arrival of the ships full of controversial taxed tea in Boston Harbor, through the explosive protest meetings at the Old South Church, to the defiant act of dumping 226 chests of fine tea into the harbor on December 16
The world of King Arthur and his court : people, places, legend, and lore by Kevin Crossley-Holland( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories
Brother sun, sister moon : the life and stories of St. Francis by Margaret Mayo( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of St. Francis of Assisi, who rejected his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty, good works, and kindness to animals
Big wig : a little history of hair by Kathleen Krull( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of hair, looking at hair facts and lore from ancient to modern times
The adventures of Odysseus by Neil Philip( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the trials and exploits of Odysseus on his long journey home from the Trojan War, including his battle with the Cyclops and his struggle to resist the song of the sirens
Close to the wind : the Beaufort scale by Peter Malone( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the Beaufort scale is used to measure the force of the wind especially at sea. In 1810, a British naval officer and surveyor named Francis Beaufort developed a scale to give sailors a common language for describing the wind. From 0 (calm) to 12 (hurricane), stunning artwork and jaunty prose show what life at sea must have been like for a young boy serving as a midshipman in the 1800s. As William sails from Naples to the Caribbean, we learn intriguing historical information and nautical terminology, and witness how the wind affected day-to-day life on a ship. Detailed illustrations show the wind at work, and readers will be engrossed and fascinated as they watch the storm develop in magnificent full-color paintings
Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the wolf by Janet Schulman( Recording )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite Grandfather's warning about wolves in the forest, Peter and his animal friends capture one
The magic flute by Anne Gatti( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the Mozart opera in which the noble Prince Tamino seeks the fair Pamina against a backdrop of the battle between darkness and light
A world of words : an ABC of quotations by Tobi Tobias( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical collection of poems covering a diverse range of subjects, from animals to zoos
The nutcracker by Stephanie Spinner( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the original 1816 German story, Godfather Drosselmeier gives young Marie a nutcracker for Christmas, and she finds herself in a magical realm where she saves the nutcracker and sees him change into a handsome prince
The drowsy hours : poems for bedtime( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a colection of nighttime poems to help babies fall asleep quickly
The Kingfisher book of fairy tales by Vivian French( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of seven popular children's fairy tales
Star shapes by Peter Malone( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text describe some of the animal constellations seen in the night sky
Marie Antoinette : "Madame Deficit" by Liz Hockinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the 18th century French queen, Marie Antoinette, whose extravagance incited a revolution
Catherine de' Medici : "the black queen" by Janie Havemeyer( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dubbed the "Black Queen" of France, Catherine de' Medici came from one of the most powerful families in 15th-century Europe and, marrying into the French Royal Court, led a precarious life. This history details how Catherine, anxious to secure the power of her family, became the target of rumors about poisoning those who opposed her, was blamed for the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, and reportedly dabbled in the dark arts
Cleopatra : "serpent of the Nile" by Mary Fisk Pack( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact meets with illustration to present an intelligent, evocative rise-to-ruin story of Cleopatra who, despite her schemes, lost everything --including her beloved homeland
The forest child by Richard Edwards( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy from the nearby village befriends a girl who has been raised by the animals of the forest and later helps rescue her from a hunter
Cixi : "The Dragon Empress" by Natasha Yim( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Cixi's daily life--including what she ate and how she dressed--this story explains how she became one of the most notorious figures of the Qing dynasty, fighting ruthlessly to isolate her country from the West while cloistered inside her lavish Forbidden City
Agrippina : "atrocious and ferocious" by Shirin Yim Bridges( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the life of Agrippina the Younger, explores the customs of her time period, and discusses the empress' fierce reputation and whether it was deserved
 
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Brother sun, sister moon : the life and stories of St. Francis
Alternative Names
Малоне, Петер 1953-

말론, 피터

マローン, ピーター

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Brother sun, sister moon : the life and stories of St. FrancisBig wig : a little history of hairThe adventures of OdysseusClose to the wind : the Beaufort scaleSergei Prokofiev's Peter and the wolfThe magic fluteA world of words : an ABC of quotationsThe nutcracker