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Bierhorst, Jane Byers

Overview
Works: 20 works in 22 publications in 2 languages and 19,578 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Pictorial works  History  Portraits  Fairy tales  Parodies, imitations, etc  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Typographer, Book designer, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.L434, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Byers Bierhorst
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
John Henry by Julius Lester( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Goldilocks and the three bears by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three bears return home from a walk to find a little girl asleep in Baby Bear's bed
Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo by Julius Lester( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him
Red Riding Hood by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Further tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creatures by Julius Lester( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the classic Afro-American tales relating the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies
The boy who held back the sea by Lenny Hort( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By blocking a leaking hole in the dike, a young boy saves his town from destruction
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tiny girl no bigger than a thumb is stolen by a great ugly toad and subsequently has many adventures and makes many animal friends, before finding the perfect mate in a warm and beautiful southern land
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
My Noah's ark : story and pictures by M. B Goffstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old woman fondly remembers a lifetime of experiences related to a carved representation of Noah's ark she has had since childhood
Rotten Island by William Steig( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rotten Island has always been a paradise for nasty creatures, until one awful day a beautiful flower begins to grow, threatening to spoil the island forever
A hidden magic by Vivian Vande Velde( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost in a magic forest and separated from her prince, Princess Jennifer seeks help from a kindly young sorcerer in battling an evil witch
December's travels by Mischa Damjan( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After hearing the North Wind's tales, the boy December isn't as enthusiastic about his month until a trip to some of the other months make him appreciate his own
Little John by Doris Orgel( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts a little boy's nighttime adventures in his trundle bed that takes him right up into the sky
Return of Crazy Horse by William Kotzwinkle( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the efforts of Korczak Ziolkowski to carve a monument to Crazy Horse, Sioux Chief, out of Thunderhead Mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Two piano tuners by M. B Goffstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Debbie doesn't particularly want to be a great piano player--just one of the best piano tuners
Four masterworks of American Indian literature: Quetzalcoatl ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru by John Bierhorst( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The darkness and the light by Doris Ulmann( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Daughter of earth a Roman myth by Gerald McDermott( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ceres and Proserpina
 
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Languages
English (19)
German (2)
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