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Foreman, Michael 1938-

Overview
Works: 797 works in 2,699 publications in 12 languages and 97,734 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Legends  Sources  Folklore  Pictorial works  Adventure stories  Soccer stories 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.F7583, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Foreman
The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist goes to Venice, Italy, to interview a famous violinist, who tells the story of his parents' incarceration by the Nazis, and explains why they can no longer listen to the music of Mozart
Shakespeare stories by Leon Garfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An acclaimed author has rewritten twelve of Shakespeare's plays in narrative form, retaining much of the original language, and thus the flavor of the bard's dramas
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her grandfather look for a barn owl night after night. Will a distinctive heart-shaped face appear at the window? Michael Foreman's lush, intimate paintings are a perfect companion to Nicola Davies's lyrical text featuring intriguing facts about a rare bird indeed
Fairy tales by Terry Jones( Book )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, mostly original fairy tales, including "The Dragon on the Roof," "Eyes-All-Over," "The Flying King," and "Touch the Moon."
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honour. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Say hello! by Jack Foreman( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written when the author was ten years old, tells of a dog and a boy who are both lonely until they are included by others
Kaspar the Titanic cat by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Johnny Trott, a bell-boy at London's Savoy Hotel in 1912, becomes caregiver to Kaspar Kandinsky, the Prince of Cats, and soon the two are stowing away on the Titanic, where they are befriended by the Stanton family of New York
King Arthur by Stephen Krensky( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy comes across Arthur Pendragon, who has just awakened from his long sleep beneath the earth, and hears from him some of the exciting stories of his past
The little reindeer by Michael Foreman( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young reindeer becomes a surprise Christmas gift for a city boy
War game by Michael Foreman( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, four English friends and their comrades find temporary relief from the brutal and seemingly endless struggle in the trenches when, on an extraordinary Christmas Day, they celebrate the holiday with their German enemies
The little ships : the heroic rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English girl and her father take their sturdy fishing boat and join the scores of other civilian vessels crossing the English Channel in a daring attempt to rescue Allied and British troops trapped by Nazi soldiers at Dunkirk
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel
Seal surfer by Michael Foreman( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is on crutches, a boy goes to the beach with his grandfather, where they watch a seal being born, and over the following seasons, the boy and the seal develop a special bond
Cat in the manger by Michael Foreman( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small cat reminisces about events that took place around the manger where it was sleeping on the night the baby Jesus was born
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Michael Foreman's Mother Goose by Michael Foreman( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Mother Goose collection that features intriguing visual links from one scene to the next
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year
Wonder goal! by Michael Foreman( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy describes what it feels like to score a goal that makes his soccer teammates stop teasing him
Friends by Michael Foreman( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a cat wanders wild and free, his friend Bubble the fish swims in circles in a bowl, until the cat decides to give Bubble a taste of freedom
After the war was over by Michael Foreman( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Foreman as a boy during the rebuilding of Britain after World War II. Foreman recalls victory bonfires, the ongoing rationing, prefab houses, baths in tin tubs, beaches first cleared of barbed wire and mines, and describes his development as an artist. Includes watercolor illustrations and period documents and photographs
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Mozart question
Alternative Names
Foreman, Michael

Michael Foreman britischer Zeichner und Kinderbuchautor

Michael Foreman British illustrator and children's writer

Michael Foreman Brits illustrator

פורמן, מיקל 1938-

포맨, 마이클 1938-

포먼, 마이클 1938-

포어먼, 마이클 1938-

폴먼, 마이클 1938-

フォアマン, マイケル

フォーマン, マイケル

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Shakespeare storiesWhite owl, barn owlFairy talesSir Gawain and the Green KnightSay hello!Kaspar the Titanic catKing ArthurThe little reindeer