WorldCat Identities

Mistry, Nilesh

Overview
Works: 114 works in 377 publications in 29 languages and 11,670 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  History  Folklore  Fairy tales  Biography  High interest-low vocabulary books  Folk tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Other, Author
Classifications: BL311, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nilesh Mistry
The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of the world by Neil Philip( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They tell of beginnings and ends, creation and destruction, life and death ... This beautifully illustrated book gathers together many of the most popular myths from all over the world, including a selection of the great classical tales of Greece and Rome and myths from Norse, Celtic, Egyptian, Native American, Aboriginal, African, and Asian traditions. They are retold for readers of all ages in a vivid, accessible style by Neil Philip, an authority on mythology and folklore. The illustrations by Nilesh Mistry link the main episodes of each myth, involving readers in the action and atmosphere. This exciting new approach also provides intriguing glimpses into the cultures from which these myths have sprung. Background information, accompanied by color photographs, explores the tales' historical, cultural, and geographical context. The stories are grouped together thematically -- allowing readers to appreciate not only the difference, but also the uncanny similarities between many of the world's cultures. The Illustrated Book of Myths brings together and illuminates timeless, universal stories, many of which form part of our literary heritage. Its special qualities make this collection both an important reference book for the whole family and a lasting source of inspiration and delight. Myths are grouped by theme under such headings as Creation, Fertility and Cultivation, Gods and Men, and the Afterlife, allowing readers to compare similar stories from different parts of the world and to gain insight into other cultures. Background information about historical and cultural events includes photos of places and objects mentioned in each story
al-Ḥijāb al-malfūf = The swirling hijaab by Na'íma bint Robert( Book )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 21 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the imaginary world of a little girl playing with her mother's hijaab. With a swirl of the hijaab, she is at once a brave warrior queen, an adventurous nomad in the desert, a beautiful bride, or inside a Bedouin tent
Turtle Bay by Saviour Pirotta( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Danish and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taro is fascinated by the strange actions of old Jiro-San, who sweeps the sand on the beach while waiting for the arrival of Japanese sea turtles ready to lay their eggs
Aladdin : and other tales from the Arabian Nights by Rosalind Kerven( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells some of the magical adventures with Arabic, Persian, and Indian origins, framed by the tale of Shaharazad who tells the king a story for 1001 nights. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
The story of Divaali by Jatinder Nath Verma( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Hindu tale of a heroic prince and his bride who are separated by the demon prince Ravana until the Monkey Army of Hanuman, god of the wind, helps them. Includes facts about Divaali, the festival celebrating Rāma and Sītā's return to their kingdom
The illustrated book of fairy tales : spellbinding stories from around the world by Neil Philip( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multicultural collection of traditional tales from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America
Isis and Osiris by Dawn Casey( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian legend in which twin sisters who lived 2000 years ago were changed forever when they participated in a temple ritual reenacting the lives of Isis and Osiris
Fire and wings : dragon tales from East and West by Marianne Carus( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about all kinds of dragons, by such authors as Jane Yolen, Patricia MacLachlan, Eric A. Kimmel, Vida Chu, and E. Nesbit
Stories from the Silk Road by Cherry Gilchrist( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the journey along the ancient trade route between East and West. Includes tales of dragons, demons, goddesses and spirits, with sumptuous illustrations and intriguing facts
The seven wise princesses : a medieval Persian epic by Wafa' Tarnowska( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely king, inspired by seven mysterious portraits, invites seven lovely princesses to live with him; their stories entertain and educate him in the ways of a wise ruler
Nico's octopus by Caroline Pitcher( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nico rescues a small octopus and takes it home to keep as a pet, caring for it until one day, he learns some sad and wonderful news. Includes a factual section on octopuses
The Usborne ballet treasury by Susanna Davidson( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the life of a ballet dancer and being in a show, provides brief profiles of some famous ballet dancers, and retells six famous ballet stories, including Sleeping Beauty, the Nutcracker, and the Firebird. This magical introduction to the world of ballet is for every child who dreams of being a ballerina. It takes readers on a journey from the first ballet steps to the excitement and wonder of putting on a show. This beautiful treasure also contains six of the most loved stories from the ballet
Marie Antoinette by Katie Daynes( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Antoinette's enchanting Austrian childhood is no prepartion for palace politics in France. When her mother sends her to marry France's future king, she's plunged into a baffling world, far from home. With gossip running rife and revolution in the air, she'll need more than grace and dignity to survive
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There, on top of the mushroom, was a large caterpillar, smoking a pipe. After a while the Caterpillar took the pipe out of its mouth and said to Alice in a slow, sleepy voice, 'Who are you?' What strange things happen when Alice falls down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland! She has conversations with the Caterpillar and the Cheshire Cat, goes to the Mad Hatter's tea party, plays croquet with the King and Queen of Hearts ..."--Page 4 of cover
The fabulous story of fashion by Katie Daynes( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the amazing fashion styles that have been popular all over the world
Krishna steals the butter and other stories by Anita Ganeri( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four short stories that introduce children to Hinduism, its beliefs and key figures associated with the religion
Ghostly haunts by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of ghost stories, set in a variety of mysterious houses, mansions and castles. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Prince of fire : the story of Diwali by Jatinder Nath Verma( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ravana, the Demon King of Lanka, has covered the earth with darkness. He needs to be stopped -- but who can take on the task? Enter Prince Rama, his courageous wife Princess Sita, and his loyal brother Prince Lakshmana. These three are determined to restore peace and justice, but their plans take an unexpected turn when Ravana kidnaps Sita. Only with the help of Hanuman, God of the Winds, Jatayu, King of the Birds, and many other fearless friends can Prince Rama and his companions defend Ravana. Many will lose their lives in the this struggle, and everyone will be tested to the limits of their endurance
The revealing story of underwear by Katie Daynes( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people used to wear underneath their clothes throughout history
Sprookjes : verhalen en feiten in woord en beeld by Neil Philip( Book )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel sprookjes uit de hele wereld, aangevuld met achtergrondinformatie. Bevat gekleurde tekeningen. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 4 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 8 jaar
 
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The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of the world
Alternative Names
Mistrijs, Nilešs

미스트리, 닐레쉬

미스트리, 닐레슈

미스트리, 닐레시

ミッストリ, ニーレシュ

Languages
English (104)

Chinese (19)

Spanish (10)

Somali (9)

Portuguese (7)

Arabic (7)

Bengali (7)

French (6)

Polish (5)

German (5)

Panjabi (4)

Turkish (4)

Urdu (4)

Tamil (3)

Croatian (3)

Dutch (3)

Albanian (3)

Vietnamese (2)

Italian (2)

Finnish (2)

Malay (2)

Russian (2)

Pushto (2)

Kurdish (1)

Danish (1)

Hindi (1)

Gujarati (1)

Bosnian (1)

Serbian (1)

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al-Ḥijāb al-malfūf = The swirling hijaabTurtle BayAladdin : and other tales from the Arabian NightsThe story of DivaaliThe illustrated book of fairy tales : spellbinding stories from around the worldIsis and OsirisFire and wings : dragon tales from East and WestStories from the Silk Road