WorldCat Identities

Turin, Adela

Overview
Works: 127 works in 532 publications in 12 languages and 2,604 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Redactor
Classifications: PZ7.T842, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adela Turin
Candy Pink by Adela Turin( Book )

70 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daisy breaks the stereotype of how girl elephants should look and act in this BE YOURSELF picture book."--
The real story of the bonobos who wore spectacles by Adela Turin( Book )

37 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of bonobos return from a trip wearing spectacles. Their superiority to the community is questioned when they are unable to provide food for themselves and must seek aid from those they discriminated against
Arturo y Clementina by Adela Turin( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clementina and Arturo got married, Clementina dreamed about a life filled with adventure and discovery. Arturo, however, preferred a quiet life with no surprises
Una feliz catastrofe by Adela Turin( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large family of mice finds their peaceful existence disrupted after a flood washes away their comfortable home
The five wives of Silverbeard by Adela Turin( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maharaja of Bingalor, better knowns as Silverbeard, had everthing but a wife. He asked his father for suggestions. Soon beautiful Lisa arrived at the pink palace. She had a lovely voice but she knew neither how to read or write and always said "Yes" to everything. He built a beautiful green palace for Lisa and moved her there. Wealthy Hannah, a witty poet who played the sitar, next arrived at the pink palace, but after he heard one of her mocking poems, she joined Lisa. Zelda arrived with her secretary, coiffeur, dogs, and a private plane. The next morning she flew to the Salzburg Festival, then Paris. Before she left for Capri, she stopped to say "Hi" at the green palace and had her luggage moved in. Next came Florinda (a cellist) and Lil-Yana with her oboe. Finally, Silverbeard received a big surprise
Of cannons and caterpillars by Adela Turin( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he began his 22nd war, King Valour declared, "Not a single tree will be left standing, not a blade of grass will survive...." On the 50th floor of the palace, lived Queen Delphina and Princess Philippina, together with 174 war widows and orphans. They stayed in the kitchen where they couldn't hear the war. To teach Philippina to read, the Queen wrote a book of stories about flowers and cats and carrots and bees. She drew the pictures also. The widows and orphans began to listen to the Queen's stories and began making their own books. When the new war was declared, the orphans and widows and princess and queen were moved to a safer castle. They brought the books. On the way, they stopped at an empty castle which, except for its ruined walls, was in pretty good shape. It had a garden with trees and caterpillars and violets. It had a pond with geese and frogs. It had lizards and ants and a dog. They decided to stay another day and explore. They found books and a cat, a piano and a cow. They found hens with eggs and a garden. Then they unpacked the Queen's book. Of course they never left
La herencia del hada / Humpty Dumpty by Adela Turin( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El ovillo blanco by Adela Turin( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las cajas de cristal : las aventuras de Asolina by Adela Turin( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asolina goes out to see the world and rescues two damsels in distress in a modern feminist fairy tale
El jardinero astrologo by Adela Turin( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planeta Mary año 35 : (2019 de la era cristiana) by Adela Turin( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fortunate catastrophe by Adela Turin( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ratigans lived very nicely in the walls of the house but one day a pipe burst and they all had to move and found many new adventures
Los gigantes orejudos / Humpty Dumpty by Adela Turin( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las hierbas mágicas by Adela Turin( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in Italian and Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Arthur and Clementine by Adela Turin( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fine young tortoises happen to meet at the pond and spend their life together for awhile
La chaqueta remendada by Adela Turin( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuncajamás by Adela Turin( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fairy tale of a girl who changes from the old style of life to a free, productive, and happy one by not marrying "Prince Charming", who in reality is not charming
The breadtime story by Adela Turin( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious about what goes on in the awesome Big Building of Men, a village girl investigates and her discoveries ultimately change the lives of fathers, mothers, and children
Apres le deluge by Adela Turin( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los cuentos siguen contando-- : algunas reflexiones sobre los estereotipos by Adela Turin( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.55 (from 0.33 for La herenci ... to 0.94 for Los cuento ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
El ovillo blanco
Alternative Names
Adela Turin auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse, éditrice

Turín, Adela

Ադելա Թուրին իտալացի խմբագիր և հեղինակ

トゥーリン, アデラ

Languages
Spanish (144)

French (34)

Italian (30)

English (19)

Catalan (17)

German (11)

Dutch (5)

Galician (3)

Finnish (2)

Basque (2)

Portuguese (2)

Korean (1)

Covers
The real story of the bonobos who wore spectaclesArturo y ClementinaUna feliz catastrofeEl ovillo blancoLas hierbas mágicas