WorldCat Identities

McDermott, Gerald

Overview
Works: 70 works in 339 publications in 2 languages and 36,017 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Picture books  Fairy tales  Drama  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Producer, Narrator, Director
Classifications: PZ8.1.M159, E
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gerald McDermott, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gerald McDermott
 
Most widely held works by Gerald McDermott
Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
38 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 4,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men
Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
26 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 3,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun
Zomo the Rabbit : a trickster tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom
Coyote : a trickster tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him
Tim O'Toole and the wee folk : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A very poor Irishman is provided with magical things by the "wee folk", but he must then keep his good fortune out of the hands of the greedy McGoons
The stonecutter : a Japanese folk tale by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the consequences of a stonecutter's foolish longing for power
Musicians of the sun by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Aztec myth, Lord of the Night sends Wind to free the four musicians that the Sun is holding prisoner so they can bring joy to the world
Jabutí the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti, the tortoise, except Vulture who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven
Monkey : a trickster tale from India by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a stork finds a way to outwit the fox that tricked him
The magic tree; a tale from the Congo by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells a Congolese tale in which an ugly and unloved twin discovers a magic tree that gives him everything he wants
Papagayo : the mischief maker by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papagayo, the noisy parrot, helps the night animals save the moon from being eaten up by the moon dog
Daniel O'Rourke : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because of a pooka spirit, Daniel O'Rourke embarks on a fantastic journey
Pig-Boy : a trickster tale from Hawaiʻi by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mischievous, shape-shifting Pig-Boy gets in trouble with both the King and Pele, the goddess of fire, but always manages to slip away as his grandmother has told him to do
Aladdin and the enchanted lamp by Marianna Mayer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess
Carlo Collodi's The adventures of Pinocchio by Marianna Mayer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a talking wooden marionette whose nose grew whenever he told a lie
Anansi the spider [a tale from Ashanti] by Gerald McDermott ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
Flecha al sol : un cuento de los indios pueblo by Gerald McDermott ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una adaptación del mito de los indios Pueblos que explica cómo el espiritu del Señor del Sol llegó a la Tierra. [An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men.]
Strega Nona -- and more stories about magic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes: Strega Nona; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Stonecutter; The Amazing Bone; and Teeny-Tiny and the Witch Woman. Features the Spanish version of Strega Nona and Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Dermott Gerald 1941-....
MacDermott, Gerald
MacDermott Gerald 1941-....
Mc Dermott Gerald 1941-....
McDermott, Gerald 1941-
マクダーモット, ジェラルド
Languages
English (201)
Spanish (5)
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