WorldCat Identities

Wirkala, Rita

Overview
Works: 17 works in 34 publications in 2 languages and 565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Literature  Children's audiobooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PZ8.1.S47, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Wirkala
The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal by Idries Shah( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a Sufi folk tale of a boy who visits another village and helps the townspeople deal with their fear of something that they have mistaken for a terrible, dangerous animal. Presented in English and Spanish
The silly chicken by Idries Shah( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale of a chicken that has learned to speak as people do and spreads an alarming warning, which causes the townspeople to panic without first considering the messenger
The boy without a name by Idries Shah( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un niño busca y finalmente encuentra su propio nombre y consigue asimismo deshacerse de un viejo sueño y cambiarlo por otro nuevo y maravilloso. Este es uno de la serie de cuentos ilustrados para niños escritos por Idries Shah, cuya colección de narrativas e Historias de Enseñanza ha cautivado los corazones y las mentes de todo tipo de gente. Pertenece a una tradición cuentística del Medio Oriente y Asia Central que tiene más de mil años" --
La senora y el águila by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale from Afghanistan about an old woman who insists that an eagle must really be a pigeon
El encuentro by Rita Wirkala( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Man and the fox / El hombre y el zorro / escrito por Idries Shah ; ilustrado por Sally Mallam ; traducido por Rita Wirkala by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how a clever fox outwits a man who set a trap for him by promising him a chicken
Español para chicos y grandes : an interactive Spanish course for children and parents by Rita Wirkala( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal = El muchachito listo y el terrible y peligroso animal by IDRIES SHAH( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale of a boy who visits another village and helps the townspeople deal with their fear of something that they have mistaken for a terrible, dangerous animal
The silly chicken by Idries Shah( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale of a chicken that has learned to speak as people do and spreads an alarming warning, which causes the townspeople to panic without first considering the messenger
Tarsiana : an ancient Greek story = una antigua historia Griega by Rita Wirkala( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thrilling story, rich in multiple meanings, is about the adventures of a girl of ancient Greece. Although it takes place in a faraway land of kings and slaves, of beautiful princesses and evil stepmothers, of rich merchants and pirates, of opulent palaces and terrible shipwrecks, the core of the story is, nevertheless, relevant to children today and forever. --Publisher
Huellas del pensamiento sufí en el Libro de buen amor del Arcipreste de Hita by Rita Wirkala( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old woman and the eagle by Idries Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sufi teaching tale from Afghanistan about an old woman who insists that an eagle must really be a pigeon
Los huesitos de mama y otros relatos by Rita Wirkala( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Español para los chiquitos : Spanish for young children by Rita Wirkala( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spunky tells all by Ann Cameron( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Called a troublemaker by his human family, a reflective dog defends himself and then relates the family's adoption of an aristocratic but incompetent cat, who gives him a life purpose and new way of looking at his world
El hombre maleducado by Idries ( Shah( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Esta historia es acerca de un hombre que tenía malos modales, de cómo un niño inicia un plan para cambiar su conducta, y de cómo, con la ayuda de todos los aldeanos, tiene éxito
Las aguas del Kalahari by Rita Wirkala( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The clever boy and the terrible, dangerous animal
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The silly chickenThe boy without a nameLa senora y el águilaThe Man and the fox / El hombre y el zorro / escrito por Idries Shah ; ilustrado por Sally Mallam ; traducido por Rita WirkalaThe silly chickenEl hombre maleducado
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