WorldCat Identities

Lent, Blair

Overview
Works: 69 works in 259 publications in 8 languages and 23,747 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Legends  Animated films  Motion pictures  Children's films  Poetry  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.H295, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blair Lent
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel( Book )

66 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,155 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 )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,438 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 )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 2,120 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 )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,220 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 )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,081 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,018 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 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The little match girl on the long ago Christmas Eve does not perish from the bitter cold, but finds warmth and cheer and a lovely home where she lives happily"--Jacket
Baba Yaga by Ernest Small( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 841 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 Ireland by Virginia Haviland( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acht Indiase sprookjes, waarin dieren een belagrijke rol spelen
The Christmas sky by Franklyn M Branley( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronomical exploration of the Star of Bethlehem aginst a background of the Christmas story
Blackbriar by William Sleator( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 574 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 543 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
I stood upon a mountain by Aileen Fisher( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 451 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 433 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 425 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 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Abu and his family in the desert
Tikki Tikki Tembo --and more stories to celebrate Asian heritage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features six wonderful read-along children's stories that celebrate Asian heritage
The telephone by William Jay Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's phone is rung constantly by animals calling about their problems
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 318 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
Pistachio by Blair Lent( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescripts, felt pen & pencil dummy with holograph & corrected text proof, cardboard cut study for cover, cardboard cut studies, preliminry paste up print
 
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Tikki Tikki Tembo
Alternative Names

controlled identitySmall, Ernest

Blair Lent

Blair Lent American children's illustrator and writer

Blair Lent Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2009)

Small, Ernest

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The funny little womanWhy the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktaleThe waveThe beastly feastMolasses flood