WorldCat Identities

Stobbs, William

Overview
Works: 346 works in 807 publications in 1 language and 24,937 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Poetry  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S984, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Stobbs
Poems from Ireland by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing ten centuries of Irish poetry
De Soto : finder of the Mississippi by Ronald Syme( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Spanish explorer who searched for gold in Florida and who was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River
Magellan : first around the world by Ronald Syme( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief account of Magellan's 1519-1522 voyage around the world, which proved beyond all doubt that the world was round
Greyling by Jane Yolen( Book )

10 editions published between 1000 and 1975 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selchie, a seal who has turned into a human boy, lives as the son of a childless Scottish couple for many years until, to save his "father's" life, he returns to the sea
Balboa, finder of the Pacific by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the expeditions of Balboa and his discovery of what is now called the Pacific Ocean
Vasco da Gama, sailor toward the sunrise by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to India
Amerigo Vespucci, scientist and sailor by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Amerigo Vespucci, whose discoveries of the American Continent remained unrecognized for many centuries
Cartier : finder of the St. Lawrence by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Jacques Cartier, the 16th century French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River during his explorations of Canada
Walter Raleigh by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raleigh a poet, scientist, explorer, and statesman contributed much to his times and to history
Francisco Pizarro, finder of Peru by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the career of the Spanish soldier famed as the conqueror of the Inca Empire of Peru
John Smith of Virginia by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography emphasizes John Smith's leadership of the struggling English colonists in 17th century Virginia, recounting his legendary rescue by Pocahontas and his work as explorer and map maker
Henry Hudson by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Henry Hudson's voyages to find the northwest passage
Captain Cook : Pacific explorer by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Paul Jones : America's fighting seaman by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As John Paul his career was undistinguished except that he was charged twice for murder; as John Paul Jones he became the founder of the American Navy and won recognition as a maritime hero
Columbus, finder of the New World by Ronald Syme( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life, voyages, and discoveries of the intrepid explorer
Bolívar the liberator by Ronald Syme( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who devoted his life to liberating South America and who, at the peak of his career, was president of five South American countries
John Cabot and his son Sebastian by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Venetian explorer and his son both of whom made several voyages of discovery for England including the discovery of the North American continent in 1497
Verrazano : explorer of the Atlantic Coast by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Italian who explored the Atlantic Coast from Cape Fear to Cape Breton discovering New York and Narragansett bays during his voyages
Henny-Penny : a picture book by William Stobbs( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henny Penny and her friends are on the way to tell the king the sky is falling when they are outwitted by the fox
Cortés of Mexico by Ronald Syme( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography tells the whole tremendous adventure in rich authentic detail of the life of Hernando Cortes, conqueror of Mexico
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.14 for De Soto : ... to 1.00 for Picture bo ...)

Alternative Names
Stobbs, W. 1914-2000

William Stobbs British illustrator and writer

William Stobbs Brits schrijver (1914-2000)

Languages
English (54)