WorldCat Identities

Lent, Blair

Overview
Works: 70 works in 243 publications in 7 languages and 24,220 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Fairy tales  Poetry  Young adult works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.M8346, [E]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Blair Lent, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Blair Lent
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel ( Book )
52 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names
The funny little woman by Arlene Mosel ( Book )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell ( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them
The angry moon by William Sleator ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her
The wave by Margaret Hodges ( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There seems no way to save four hundred villagers from imminent and unsuspecting death; then the wise old man high on the mountain knows what he must do
The beastly feast by Bruce Goldstone ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All sorts of animals bring a variety of foods to share at a picnic: bears bring pears, parrots bring carrots, mosquitoes bring burritos, mice bring rice, and so on
The little match girl by H. C Andersen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates how the wares of the little match girl illuminated her cold world
Baba Yaga by Blair Lent ( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl and a hedgehog match wits with Baba Yaga, the Russian witch. Grades 1-3
Favorite fairy tales told in India by Virginia Haviland ( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of eight stories told in India, first collected and written down over a hundred years ago
The Christmas sky by Franklyn Mansfield Branley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An astronomical exploration of the Star of Bethlehem against a background of the Christmas story
Blackbriar by William Sleator ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the attempt to decipher a number of strange events after he moves into an old cottage, an orphaned teenaged boy discovers a group of English folk engaged in Devil worship
Bayberry Bluff by Blair Lent ( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A real village with houses grows up on an island where people first spent summers in tents, being attracted by the charm of the place
Tikki tikki tembo by Arlene Mosel ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names
I stood upon a mountain by Aileen Fisher ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Standing on top of a mountain, a young child wonders about the creation of the world
John Tabor's ride by Blair Lent ( Book )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Tabor complains about everything on his first whaling voyage until he meets a strange old man who takes him on an extraordinary journey
Molasses flood by Blair Lent ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One warm January day a molasses tank in front of Charley's house explodes and the molasses carries his house from the Boston waterfront through the town
Oasis of the stars by Olga Economakis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Abu and his family in the desert
The telephone by William Jay Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author's phone is rung constantly by animals calling about their problems
Tikki Tikki Tembo --and more stories to celebrate Asian heritage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features six wonderful read-along children's stories that celebrate Asian heritage
From King Boggen's Hall to Nothing-at-all; a collection of improbable houses and unusual places found in traditional rhymes and limericks by Blair Lent ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations of the various homes described in nursery rhymes, including Tom Tittlemouse's bell house, Mistress McShuttle's coal scuttle, and Peter's pumpkin shell
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Small, Ernest

Blair Lent
Small, Ernest
レント, ブレア
Languages
English (153)
Spanish (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Japanese (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Xhosa (1)
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