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Souhami, Jessica

Overview
Works: 47 works in 216 publications in 9 languages and 7,943 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Legends  Fairy tales  Literature  Folk literature  Pictorial works  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.S706, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jessica Souhami
 
Most widely held works by Jessica Souhami
The leopard's drum : an Asante tale from West Africa by Jessica Souhami( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Osebo the leopard won't share his magnificent drum with anyone, Nyame the Sky-God offers a reward to whichever animal presents the drum to him
No dinner! : the story of the old woman and the pumpkin by Jessica Souhami( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of an Indic folktale in which a skinny old woman outwits the wolf, bear, and tiger who want to eat her
Mrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very clever Oona saves her husband, the giant Finn McCool, by outwitting Cuhullin, who seeks to prove that he is the strongest giant in the world by beating Finn
The black geese : a Baba Yaga story from Russia by Alison Lurie( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her little brother is taken away by the black geese belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Elena searches for him in the great dark forest
Sausages by Jessica Souhami( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John learns to be careful what he wishes for when an elf grants him and his wife three desires and he grows hungry trying to decide what he wants. A retelling of the famous European folktale
Rama and the demon king : an ancient tale from India by Jessica Souhami( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian folktale about how Prince Rama rescues his wife from the evil demon king
Foxy! by Jessica Souhami( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crafty fox tricks them all, and into his sack go a fine rooster, a fat pig, and even a little boy! How do they escape?
The little, little house by Jessica Souhami( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph feels his family will never be happy in a house so small, so he asks the wise Aunty Bella for advice
Old MacDonald by Jessica Souhami( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By opening some flaps, the reader can see the various visitors, including one from outer space, to Old MacDonald's farm
King Pom and the fox by Jessica Souhami( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese version of Puss-in-Boots featuring a fox instead of a cat
The strongest boy in the world by Jessica Souhami( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the traditional Japanese tale in which a boy, who has defeated all the other boys in his village in wrestling, travels to the city to test his skill at a sumo tournament, but along the way he meets a girl who is even stronger than he
The sticky doll trap : a trickster tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Hare did not help the other animals find water in a drought, he manages to trick his way to more than his share, so the other creatures decide to trap him with a huge gummy doll, in a West African version of a traditional trickster tale
The famous adventure of a bird-brained hen by Jessica Souhami( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling, Henny Penny and her feathered friends meet the very hungry Foxy-Loxy
Honk, honk! Hold tight! by Jessica Souhami( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This very funny tale tells about the princess who will not laugh. Her father says he will give her hand in marriage to the man who can make her laugh and one boy plus a golden goose set off to the palace to try their luck. As they go along, a woman tries to steal one of the golden goose's feathers and becomes stuck to the goose. Honk Honk! Hold Tight! says the boy, as more and more people become stuck to each other. The whole parade soon ends up at the palace. What will the princess do? A fabulous read-aloud, laugh-out-loud story that has its origins in Italy, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the UK, with variants discovered in Russia and Egypt
In the dark, dark wood by Jessica Souhami( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and French and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dark, dark wood, there was a dark, dark house, Hoo-Hoo-Hoo! Haa-Haa-Haa! This interactive book presents this traditional rhyme, containing lift-up flaps on each spread that reveal spooky creatures peeping through windows and out of cupboards. The story reaches a climax on the last spread, as a great white ghost pops out
Rama and the demon king : a tale of ancient India by Jessica Souhami( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian folktale about how Prince Rama rescues his wife from the evil demon king
Piglet's picnic : a story about food and counting by Jessica Souhami( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piglet asks her friends to bring their favorite foods to share at a picnic, but when they find each other's choices undesirable, she worries her picnic will be a disaster
Please, Mr Magic Fish! by Jessica Souhami( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming picture story on a favourite folk-tale theme - "Don't be too greedy". One day, fisherman Jack catches a magic fish. It says, "If you free me I'll grant your dearest wish." Jack and his wife only want their little house to be dry and warm. But soon they are asking for more and more. Even for a palace! They don't notice that each time, the sea is changing colour, getting stormier. And then, they forget to say thank you. What happens in the end? Maybe not quite what the reader expects
Mrs McCool and the giant Cúchullainn : an Irish tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prove he is the strongest giant in the world, Cúchulainn has to fight the giant Finn McCool. Finn a smaller giant is terrified, but his clever wife Oona manages to outwit Cúchulainn. Suggested level: primary
Baba Yaga and the stolen baby by Alison Lurie( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baba Yaga, an eight-foot tall witch, steals Elena's baby brother while she is watching him, and Elena must make the dangerous journey to Baba Yaga's house to rescue him
 
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The leopard's drum : an Asante tale from West Africa
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No dinner! : the story of the old woman and the pumpkinMrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish taleThe black geese : a Baba Yaga story from RussiaSausagesRama and the demon king : an ancient tale from IndiaThe little, little houseOld MacDonaldKing Pom and the fox
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수하미, 제시카

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