WorldCat Identities

Weiss, Jim

Overview
Works: 227 works in 583 publications in 1 language and 16,207 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Folklore  Children's sound recordings  History  Horror fiction  Pastoral fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PR5397, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jim Weiss
 
Most widely held works by Jim Weiss
Rascal by Sterling North( Recording )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 644 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 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Frankenstein learns the secret imparting life to inanimate matter. To test his theories, he collects bones from the charnel-houses to construct a "human being", and then gives it life. The creature, endowed with supernatural size and strength, is revolting to look at, and frightens all who see it. Lonely and miserable, it comes to hate its creator. The monster murders Frankenstein's brother and his bride, and flees. The doctor pursues his creation in order to destroy it, but dies himself in the attempt
King Arthur and his knights by Jim Weiss( Recording )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 425 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 )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 400 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
The tale of Peter Rabbit ; The adventures of Peter Cottontail and other stories by Beatrix Potter( Recording )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The warmth, whimsy, and charm of these animal stories by Beatrix Potter have made them favorites with generations of children and adults."--Container insert
Sherlock Holmes for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 369 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
Shakespeare for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 355 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
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 350 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 332 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 315 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
Spooky classics for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of three classic ghost stories
Egyptian treasures : mummies and myths by Jim Weiss( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 294 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
Mole music by David McPhail( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling that something is missing in his simple life, Mole acquires a violin and learns to make beautiful, joyful music
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson( Recording )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 290 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
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D
Fairytale favorites in story and song by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional fairy tales told by acclaimed storyteller Jim Weiss
Tales from cultures far and near by Jim Weiss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 272 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 story of the world by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the history of early modern times, discussing major historical events, people, and practices around the world from 1600 to 1850
Animal tales by Jim Weiss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 260 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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Shakespeare for children
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FrankensteinKing Arthur and his knightsGreek mythsThe wind in the willowsThe tale of Peter Rabbit ; The adventures of Peter Cottontail and other storiesSherlock Holmes for childrenShakespeare for childrenJust so stories
Alternative Names
Jim Weiss

Languages
English (162)