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Weiss, Jim

Overview
Works: 205 works in 515 publications in 1 language and 16,295 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Folklore  History  Horror fiction  Science fiction  Drama  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR5397, FIC
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Most widely held works about Jim Weiss
 
Most widely held works by Jim Weiss
Rascal by Sterling North( Recording )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gothic horror tale of a monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
King Arthur and his knights by Jim Weiss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of King Arthur and his knights at the court of Camelot and elsewhere in the land of the Britons
Greek myths by Jim Weiss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this top-notch introduction to Greek mythology, Jim Weiss makes Hercules, King Midas, and Perseus and Medusa understandable to children, with strong emphasis on character over violence
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple-hearted Mole, a Water Rat with a flair for poetry, and a wealthy, boastful Toad with a passion for motor cars are the principal characters in Grahame's tale. In this animal story concerned with the small creatures of field, woods and river bank, the author shows an enduring depth of feeling for his subjects. Through his deft blending of fantasy and reality, we enter a world, complete in itself, that contains creatures of unique individuality and delineation
Sherlock Holmes for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to encourage children to read original classical literature either on their own or with the help of the more experienced readers in their lives
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, drawn from the tales Kipling's Indian nurses told to him, in which Kipling creates the enchantment of the dawn of the world, when animals could talk and think like people. The laziness of the Camel, the curiosity of the Elephant Child, the cleverness of the hedgehog, the confusions of the Painted Jaguar and all the rest of Kipling's delightful menagerie come alive
Arabian nights by Jim Weiss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four selections from the famous collection of Arabian folktales
American tall tales by Jim Weiss( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to encourage children to read original classical literature either on their own or with the help of the more experienced readers in their lives. A collection of tall tales about American folk heroes
Spooky classics for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of three classic ghost stories
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a yellow stray dog named Old Yeller, fourteen-year-old Travis tries to meet his responsibilites on the family's Texas hill country farm in the 1860s
Mole music by David McPhail( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mole hears the beautiful music a violin makes, he decides to get one for himself. He practices every day and learns to make beautiful music, too. Alone in his hole, Mole imagines the effect his music might have on the world. As he plays, his music has an effect even more wonderful than he could imagine
Egyptian treasures : mummies and myths by Jim Weiss( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to encourage children to read original classical literature and history, either on their own or with the help of the more experienced readers in their lives
Fairytale favorites in story and song by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional fairy tales told by acclaimed storyteller Jim Weiss
Shakespeare for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales to encourage children to read original classical literature either on their own or with the help of more experienced readers in their lives
Tales from cultures far and near by Jim Weiss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to encourage children to read original stories on their own. Includes ancient and modern stories from around the world
The tale of Peter Rabbit ; The adventures of Peter Cottontail and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tales of Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, the Tailor of Gloucester, Jeremy Fisher, Benjamin Bunny, Miss Moppet, and the Two Bad Mice, plus Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes, with new illustrations
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D
Giants! : a colossal collection of tales & tunes by Jim Weiss( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales and tunes all about giants
Animal tales by Jim Weiss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender collection of classic children's stories that are sure to delight children and parents alike
 
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FrankensteinKing Arthur and his knightsGreek mythsThe wind in the willowsSherlock Holmes for childrenJust so storiesArabian nightsAmerican tall tales