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Colbert, David

Overview
Works: 90 works in 285 publications in 6 languages and 9,111 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Art  Film adaptations  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6068.O93, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Colbert
 
Most widely held works by David Colbert
Eyewitness to America : 500 years of America in the words of those who saw it happen by David Colbert( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents first-hand observations on people and events in American history, from Columbus to Cyberspace, told through the words of 300 eyewitnesses in diaries, private letters, memoirs, and newspaper reports
The magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )

48 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the true history, folklore, and mythology behind the magical practices, creatures, and personalities that appear in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books
Eyewitness to the American West : from the Aztec Empire to the digital frontier in the words of those who saw it happen( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material by Mark Twain, Lillian Gish, William Saroyan, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Ernie Pyle, Dorothea Lange, Woody Guthrie, Maya Angelou, and others
Michelle Obama : an American story by David Colbert( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In just a few generations, Michelle Obama's family has blazed a path from a slave cabin to the White House. She's now writing a new chapter in history as a fresh kind of first lady, old-fashioned in many ways, yet so genuine and natural that she constantly surprises and inspires
Eyewitness to Wall Street : 400 years of dreamers, schemers, busts, and booms by David Colbert( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "draws on diaries, private letters, memoirs, and reportage" to illuminate "how the getting and spending of Wall Street are inextricably linked with America's national character."--Jacket
The magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : the amazing myths, legends, and facts behind the masterpiece by David Colbert( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures
The magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks to mythology, folklore, and literature to investigate the sources of ideas for some of the images, characters, and themes found in J.K. Rowling's stories of fledgling wizard Harry Potter
The magical worlds of Narnia : the symbols, myths, and fascinating facts behind The chronicles by David Colbert( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why a wardrobe? Why does Aslan lie on a stone table? What did Lewis mean by "Shadowlands"? Who and what inspired the White Witch? How did The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien influence Narnia? What if you found another world, filled with magical creatures like centaurs, witches, and a talking lion, and the door to it was in your own house? So begins C.S. Lewis's classic book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which, along with its six sequels, has delighted readers for generations. Now The Magical Worlds of Narnia explores the myths, legends, and history behind Lewis's beloved Narnia series. Discover the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, and trace Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and various corners of history. This is a passport to the undiscovered corners of Narnia and the essential guide to one of the most wondrous adventures of all time. - Back cover
Martin Luther King Jr. by David Colbert( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lived 14,325 days. These 10 shook his world, and yours
10 days Anne Frank by David Colbert( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Anne Frank and her family, primarily in Amsterdam during their time in hiding, during the Holocaust and World War II
Baseball : the national pastime in art and literature( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates America's national pastime with selections by writers including Stephen King, Mark Twain, and John Updike, accompanied by paintings, sculpture, folk art, drawings, and baseball ephemera
The hidden myths in Harry Potter : spellbinding map and Book of secrets by David Colbert( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden in the Harry Potter stories are references to mythical creatures, legendary characters, real history and J.K. Rowling's own life. This magnificent poster-sized map takes you on a worldwide treasure hunt to uncover those hidden clues. The accompanying Book of secrets reveals even more incredible facts behind the magical places and people you will come across on your journey
The magical worlds of Narnia : a treasury of myths and legends by David Colbert( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis's personal history
Abraham Lincoln by David Colbert( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Abraham Lincoln
Benjamin Franklin by David Colbert( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and achievements of the printer, author, inventor, and scientist who played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States, focusing on ten important days in his life
The magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : a treasury of myths, legends and fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the mythology in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" books, including "The Hobbit". Written in a question-and-answer format which lets the reader discover the ancient myths, legends and events that fired Tolkien's imagination and led to him creating his fantastical world
WWII : a tribute in art and literature( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Edison by David Colbert( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on ten crucial days in the life of Thomas Edison and highlights his ideas and inventions. Although a child of the 19th century, his interests and inventions parallel some of the most popular technologies of the Internet age
The magical worlds of Philip Pullman : a treasury of fascinating facts by David Colbert( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the complex origins of and controversial themes in Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy
Los mundos mágicos de Harry Potter : mitos, leyendas y datos fascinantes by David Colbert( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La obra de J.K. Rowling está llena de referencias a la historia, a los mitos, a las leyendas y a la literatura. Por tanto, a través de ella, se abre un excelente camino para llegar a los orígenes de esos seres mágicos o al misterio que encierran sus nombres. Esta libro, Los mundos mágicos de Harry Potter, se ha propuesto desvelar las historias que hay detrás de las aventuras y los personajes de estas populares novelas. Este enriquecedor recorrido incluye muchos otros mundos, tanto reales como imaginarios, desde el antiguo Egipto y Grecia hasta la India y Japón. También muestra los puntos de encuentro con magos como Circe y Merlín, y con auténticos alquimistas de la Edad Media, y revela el sorprendente origen de seres mágicos como el fénix y el hipogrifo. Detrás de estas historias se pueden descubrir también referencias a páginas de autores tan universalmente reconocidos como Shakespeare, Flaubert, Ovidio, Dickens o Tolkien"--Cover page 4
 
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Eyewitness to America : 500 years of America in the words of those who saw it happen
Alternative Names

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Kolberts, Deivids

קולברט, דיויד

콜버트, 데이비드

콜버트, 데이빗

コルバート, デイヴィッド

Languages
English (131)

Spanish (4)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Korean (1)

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The magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating factsEyewitness to the American West : from the Aztec Empire to the digital frontier in the words of those who saw it happenMichelle Obama : an American storyEyewitness to Wall Street : 400 years of dreamers, schemers, busts, and boomsThe magical worlds of the Lord of the Rings : the amazing myths, legends, and facts behind the masterpieceThe magical worlds of Harry Potter : a treasury of myths, legends, and fascinating factsThe magical worlds of Narnia : the symbols, myths, and fascinating facts behind The chroniclesMartin Luther King Jr.