Turska, Krystyna 1933-
Most widely held works by Krystyna Turska
A cavalcade of goblins by Alan Garner ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Forty-two tales, legends, and poems from various countries, including Japan, India, and North America, about giants, goblins, demons, and other supernatural creatures.
The woodcutter's duck by Krystyna Turska ( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Kindness to a frog brings a Polish woodcutter an unusual power and a change of fortune.
The magician of Cracow by Krystyna Turska ( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and Finnish and held by 596 libraries worldwide
A magician who wants to go to the moon sells his soul to the devil to accomplish his objective.
A cavalcade of sea legends by Michael Brown ( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Tales and poems from many countries about the sea and sea creatures.
A cavalcade of dragons by Roger Lancelyn Green ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
An anthology containing thirty-nine tales of dragon lore derived from ancient and modern sources.
The mouse and the egg by William Mayne ( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
When the speckled hen lays a golden egg, Grandfather learns the value of her plain brown ones.
A cavalcade of witches by Jacynth Hope-Simpson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Includes historical selections along with original and traditional tales recounting facts and fancies about witches and their activities.
Marra's world by Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Raised by a harsh grandmother and an indifferent father, Marra comes to understand her world with the help of her seal mother.
The Trojan horse by James Reeves ( Book )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and Afrikaans and held by 346 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the well-known episode from Homer's "Iliad" of how the Greeks overcame the Trojans by entering the city inside a wooden horse.
The king of the Golden River : a story by John Ruskin ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Through kindness, a boy regains for himself the treasure his cruel older brothers lost.
Happy families by Barbara Willard ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
An anthology of prose and poetry about family life includes selections by Louisa May Alcott, Gerald Durrell, Walter de la Mare, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Saki, J. M. Barrie and others.
Authors' choice 2 ( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Crispin and the dancing piglet by Linda M Jennings ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and French and held by 301 libraries worldwide
His father and older brothers laugh when, out of all the animals on the farm, Crispin chooses to take a tiny piglet with him when he goes out into the world to seek his fortune.
Tales from Central Russia by James Riordan ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
A collection of forty-seven folktales from Central Russia.
Tamara and the sea witch by Krystyna Turska ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in German and English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Through courage and perseverance a peasant girl frees her husband, an enchanted prince, from the spell of the evil sea witch.
Authors' choice ( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Pegasus by Krystyna Turska ( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Recounts how the warrior Bellerophon conquered the winged horse, Pegasus, and relates the many adventures they had together.
Coppelia by Linda M Jennings ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A dollmaker cleverly schemes to pass his most beautiful doll off as a real girl, but he is outwitted by the townspeople he tries to deceive.
William Mayne's book of heroes; stories and poems by William Mayne ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Twenty-two poems and stories retelling heroic deeds from the folk literature of many countries. Includes the anonymous Hynd Horn, The Revenge by Lord Tennyson, The Courtship of Lemminkainen retold by William Mayne, and Horatius by Lord Macaulay.
Ellen and the queen by Gillian Avery ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Because of her naughtiness, Ellen is denied the privilege of seeing the Queen with her class, but she determines to see her on her own anyway.
Animals, Mythical Ballet Ballets Bellerophon (Greek mythology) Children's literature Children's poetry, English Children's stories Children's stories, English Courts and courtiers--Clothing Czechoslovakia Devil Dolls Dragons Eggs Elephants England Fairy tales Families Fiction Folklore Folklore Friendship Girls Girls--Conduct of life Great Britain Heroes History Islands Juvenile works Manners and customs Middle East--Troy (Extinct city) Mythology, Greek Nursery rhymes Ocean Peasants Pegasus (Greek mythology) Poland Russia School children Schools Sea poetry Sea stories Soviet Union Stories, plots, etc. Swine Tales Trojan War Victoria,--Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1901 Witchcraft Witches