WorldCat Identities

Cleaver, Elizabeth 1939-1985

Overview
Works: 31 works in 121 publications in 2 languages and 3,843 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Legends  Fiction  Poetry  Stories, plots, etc  Fairy tales  Folk tales  Braille books  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: E78.C2, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Cleaver
The loon's necklace by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a Tsimshian legend of an old man whose sight is restored by Loon. As a reward he gives the bird his precious shell necklace
The enchanted caribou by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brave young hunters befriend a maiden who is then changed into a white caribou. Includes instructions for performing the story as a shadow play
The wind has wings : poems from Canada by Mary Alice Downie( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventy-seven poems of Canadian authors including some Eskimo chants, poems about Canadian lakes and cities, and the ballad "The Shooting of Dan McGrew."
The fire stealer by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells how Nanabozho brought fire to his people and caused trees to be brilliantly colored each autumn
How summer came to Canada by William Toye( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the legend in which Summer and Winter came to share the rule of Canada
Petrouchka : adapted from Igor Stravinsky and Alexandre Benois by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the ballet, itself based on a Russian folk tale, in which a puppet with a soul tries to win the love of a ballerina during a Shrovetide fair
The mountain goats of Temlaham by William Toye( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how an Indian tribe is punished for its wasteful slaughter and cruel treatment of the mountain goats of Temlaham
A B C by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collage pictures for each letter of the alphabet contain items whose names begin with that letter
The New wind has wings : poems from Canada by Mary Alice Downie( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems covering a wide range of subjects, vividly illustrated
The miraculous hind : a Hungarian legend by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in French and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the legend of the hind that led the ancestors of the Hungarians to new lands, and gives also the historical events behind the legend
The witch of the north : folk tales of French Canada by Mary Alice Downie( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian wonder tales by Cyrus MacMillan( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 7, 8, 9, e, i, s
Love and kisses heart book by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loon's necklace by William Toye( Recording )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Indian legend about an old blind man who is unable to provide for his starving family until he exchanges his precious shell necklace for a loon's magical restoration of his sight, thus the explanation of the loon's white collar and speckles today
The mountain goats of Temlaham by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How summer came to Canada by William Toye( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a legend of the Micmac Indians which accounts for the seasonal rule of Canada by the giant Winter and the queen Summer. For primary grades
Words and images : an investigation into the literal and symbolic in the illustration of a text by Elizabeth Cleaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Canada day at the Pacific Rim Conference on Children's Literature( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These writers discuss their own works and their influences, as creators and producers of Canadian children's books at the Pacific Rim Conference on Children's Literature, Vancouver, B.C., 1976
Quand vous mourrez de nos amours by Gilles Vigneault( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The loon's necklace
Alternative Names
Cleaver, Elizabeth 1939-

Cleaver, Elizabeth Ann Mrazik 1939-1985

Cleaver, Elizabeth Mrazik

Elizabeth Cleaver

Elizabeth Cleaver Canadees schrijfster (1939-1985)

Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver auteure de littérature d'enfance canadienne

Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian children's writer

Mrazik-Cleaver, Elizabeth 1939-1985

Mrazik, Elizabeth Ann 1939-1985

Languages
English (106)

French (7)

Covers
The enchanted caribouHow summer came to Canada