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Delessert, Etienne

Overview
Works: 341 works in 1,160 publications in 12 languages and 13,758 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Fictional autobiographies  Picture books  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Book designer, Editor, Publishing director, Artist, Director, Honoree, Other, Creator
Classifications: PS3561.E769, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Etienne Delessert
I hate to read! by Rita Marshall( Book )

53 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victor Dickens hates to read--or so he tells his parents and teacher. But when he's alone one night, Victor discovers that words on a page can take him on unexpected adventures"--Provided by publisher
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentally retarded Charlie Gordon participates in an experiment which turns him into a genius but only temporarily
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects include "How the Alphabet Was Made," "How the Camel Got His Hump," and "The Elephant's Child."
How the mouse was hit on the head by a stone and so discovered the world by Étienne Delessert( Book )

58 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he digs a hole to the outside world, a five-year-old mouse discovers the sun, moon, stars, flowers, and many things he had never seen before
Ogden Nash's zoo by Ogden Nash( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I still hate to read! by Rita Marshall( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in fourth grade, Victor, the daydreamer with a reputation as a bad student who hates to read, secretly reads all the time
Big and Bad by Étienne Delessert( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this variation on the classic tale of the three little pigs, two clever cats decide to rid their locale of a vicious wolf whose hunger threatens the entire planet, and enlist the help of assorted animals to build houses for the bait--three exquisitely pink pigs
The seven dwarfs by Étienne Delessert( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephane, one of seven dwarf brothers living in the forest, relates how all their lives were changed when they tried to rescue Snow White from the murderous rage of her wicked stepmother
Full color by Étienne Delessert( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful creatures depict the seven colors of the rainbow and how three colors can make countless others
Hungry for numbers by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From bananas and blueberries to sixes and sevens, numbers are paired with beautiful fruit to create an exercise in counting and naming."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Moon theater by Étienne Delessert( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prepare for the moon's nightly rising, a young stagehand performs such tasks as dressing the birds in long dark coats, training wild dogs to howl, and watering the stars
Humpty Dumpty by Étienne Delessert( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expands on the familiar nursery rhyme, "Humpty Dumpty," to reveal that King Humpty built his wall to keep the common folk out of his lavish kingdom
Alert! by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhausted after trying to hide his treasured collection of shiny round pebbles from thieves, Tobias the mole falls into a deep sleep and awakens to find that he has been tricked
Spartacus the spider by Étienne Delessert( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spartacus is a little spider who struggles to spin strong strands, but with determination and some encouragement he succeeds in making the strongest string ever, then worries about its repercussions
What's your favorite color? by Eric Carle( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will inspire readers to create favorite-color drawings and stories of their own
A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish childlike woman, with enormous love and friendship between them
Who killed Cock Robin? by Étienne Delessert( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the English ballad relating the murder and funeral of Cock Robin
Stories 1, 2, 3, 4 by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father improvises a story for his daughter about names, which she appears to take seriously, teaches her some idiosyncratic meanings for words, takes her on a fantastic airplane ride without ever leaving bed, and has her look where he is not
The endless party by Étienne Delessert( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge rainstorm and the resulting flood trap all of Noah's party guests aboard his ark until the dove flies off and returns with an olive branch and a picture postcard
Food by Ogden Nash( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Delessert, Étienne 1941-

Etienne Delessert

Étienne Delessert Amerikaans schrijver

Étienne Delessert il·lustrador suís

Étienne Delessert ilustrador suizo

Étienne Delessert Schweizer Autor, Maler, Illustrator, Grafiker und Zeichner

Étienne Delessert Swiss illustrator

델리저트, 에티엔느 1941-

드레세르, 에띠엔느 1941-

드레쎄르, 에티엔느 1941-

들레세르, 에티엔 1941-

ドゥルセール, エティエンヌ

ドゥレセール, エチエンヌ

ドレセール, エティエンヌ

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Flowers for AlgernonOgden Nash's zooI still hate to read!Big and BadThe seven dwarfsFull colorHungry for numbersMoon theater