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Debon, Nicolas

Overview
Works: 56 works in 140 publications in 2 languages and 10,161 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Picture books  Folklore  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: GV545.52.C97, J796.41092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicolas Debon
The strongest man in the world : Louis Cyr by Nicolas Debon( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Cyr astounded audiences throughout North America and Europe with his amazing feats and mammoth proportions. Discover the life and times of this extraordinary hero in this picture book biography
The martial arts book by Laura Scandiffio( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview and history of martial arts such as karate, taekwando, and judo, and offers facts on each of the disciplines and anecdotes about famous martial artists
The warlord's puzzle by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to avoid punishment for breaking a beautiful tile that was his gift to a Chinese warlord, an artist suggests that the warlord hold a contest to see if anyone can mend it
Thing-Thing by Cary Fagan( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thing-Thing was neither a Teddy bear nor a rabbit; not a stuffed dog or cat. It was something like each of those, and nothing at all you could name. But it had something special. It had hope that one day it would find a child to love it and talk to it and make it tea parties and take it to bed. A child it could love back."--Jacket
The warlord's beads by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese boy helps his father count the warlord's vast treasures by using beads threaded on a branch. Includes a brief history of the abacus and instructions for making one
Every single night by Dominique Demers( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night Simon gets ready for bed, but he can't get to sleep until his father puts every part of the world to bed too
Four pictures by Emily Carr by Nicolas Debon( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Carr's life story is told in this highly original picture book
The red sash by Jean Pendziwol( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Native American boy waits for his father's return while he discovers what life is like at a busy fur trading post, until he must make a decision on his own as an unexpected storm appears on the lake
The warlord's alarm by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling to an important feast in ancient China, Chuan and his friend Jing Jing devise a water "alarm" clock to make sure their party reaches the emperor's palace before rival warlords. Includes a brief history of water clocks and instructions for making one
The Warlord's fish by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient China, an artist and his young apprentice are kidnapped and taken into the desert, where their captors' caravan is lost until the artist's carved wooden goldfish points the way to safety
Dawn watch by Jean Pendziwol( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lyrical picture book tells the story of a child and her father making a night crossing of Lake Superior on their sailboat. As first mate, the child's job is to watch for ships, lights, land, and logs while the autopilot steers the craft. Above, the Big Dipper, North Star, Milky Way, and Northern Lights illuminate the night sky. And as dawn breaks, the horizon begins to glow and land appears, a black line between sky and sea. Jean Pendziwol's sensitive text and Nicolas Debon's striking images capture the mystery and beauty of this adventure on the world's largest freshwater lake
Florence Nightingale by Shannon Knudsen( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of women's nursing, including her childhood, training, work in the Crimean War, and her school for nurses
The warlord's puppeteers by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling back to their warlord's palace in ancient China, Chuan and the artist to whom he is apprenticed join a troupe of puppeteers and Chuan learns about puppet proportions. Includes instructions for making a simple sock puppet
The warlord's messengers by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient China, Chuan and Jing Jing invent a cart that sails on land in order to quickly reach the warlord with an important message from the emperor
The warlord's kites by Virginia Walton Pilegard( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hostile army attacks the warlord's palace in ancient China, Chuan and his friend, Jing Jing, find an ingenious way to scare them off using simple kites. Includes instructions for making a kite from a paper bag
Timmerman was here by Colleen Sydor( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kindness, rumors, mystery, and surprise are interwoven in a young girl's friendship with a stranger named Timmerman, who boards awhile in her home
Out of the deeps by Anne Carter( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his first day in a coal mine working alongside his father, a young boy is rescued by his father's pit pony, who at the end of the day is brought above ground for the first time
Liberty or death : a story about Patrick Henry by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Virginia lawyer, politician, and patriot whose great powers of speech helped inspire colonists to support the cause of American liberty at the start of the Revolutionary War. "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom, and he was determined to prevent this injustice. Using his skills as a lawyer and politician, he inspired his fellow colonists to prepare for a war against Britain--and helped to create a new nation
Ambush in the wilderness by Kris Hemphill( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1755, after the death of his father, fifteen-year-old Patrick Egan and his uncle accompany the military force of aide-de-camp George Washington and British General Braddock as it journeys to fight the French and their Indian allies at Fort Duquesne in the Ohio River Valley
The Moon festival : a Chinese mid-autumn celebration by Arlene Chan( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful multipurpose approach to a well-recognized celebration. The reader discovers different versions of the moon legends as well as recipes and customs that relate
 
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The strongest man in the world : Louis Cyr
Alternative Names
Debon, Nicolas

Nicolas Debon Frans kinderboekenschrijver

Languages
English (72)

French (7)

Covers
The martial arts bookThe warlord's puzzleThing-ThingThe warlord's beadsEvery single nightFour pictures by Emily CarrThe red sashThe warlord's alarm