WorldCat Identities

Weiss, Jim

Overview
Works: 201 works in 482 publications in 1 language and 16,125 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Folklore  History  Drama  Science fiction  Horror fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR5397, FIC
Publication Timeline
.
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 457 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 424 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 412 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
Sherlock Holmes for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 384 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
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad, animals who combine human traits with authentic animal habits. When Mr. Toad gets a new motor-car, he gets them all in trouble
Shakespeare for children by Jim Weiss( Recording )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 366 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic animal tales provides imaginative solutions to such mysteries as how the leopard got his spots and where the camel got its hump
Arabian nights by Jim Weiss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 316 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 302 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 299 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 298 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 292 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
The jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vivid characters of Rudyard Kipling's classic tales are brought to life with Jim Weiss interpretation
Fairytale favorites in story and song by Jim Weiss( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional fairy tales told by acclaimed storyteller Jim Weiss
Animal tales by Jim Weiss( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tender collection of classic children's stories that are sure to delight children and parents alike
Giants! : a colossal collection of tales & tunes by Jim Weiss( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales and tunes all about giants
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 269 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
Tales from cultures far and near by Jim Weiss( Recording )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to encourage children to read original stories on their own. Includes ancient and modern stories from around the world
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.09 for The Story ... to 0.27 for The jungle ...)

Shakespeare for children
Languages
English (132)

Covers
FrankensteinKing Arthur and his knightsGreek mythsSherlock Holmes for childrenThe wind in the willowsShakespeare for childrenJust so storiesArabian nights