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Zwerger, Lisbeth

Overview
Works: 353 works in 1,344 publications in 13 languages and 29,732 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Fairy tales  History  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Stories, plots, etc  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Editor, Contributor, Adapter, Artist, Translator, Redactor, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.B327, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lisbeth Zwerger
The gift of the Magi by O Henry( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
Little Red Cap by Jacob Grimm( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her sick grandmother
Nutcracker by E. T. A Hoffmann( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the original 1816 German story, Godfather Drosselmeier gives young Marie a nutcracker for Christmas, and she finds herself in a magical realm where she saves a boy from an evil curse
Thumbeline by H. C Andersen( Book )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a tiny girl, no bigger than a thumb, and her many animal friends
The selfish giant by Oscar Wilde( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CLASSIC FICTION. A little jewel of a book in a new illustrated edition of Oscar Wilde's beloved tale. The children loved to play in the Giant's garden, but when he returned after years away, he said, "What are you doing here?" and the children fled. This is the classic story of a giant whose gloomy outlook and self-centered ways are changed by a remarkable tiny child. Ages 0+
Hansel and Gretel by Jacob Grimm( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Noah's ark by Heinz Janisch( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the great flood with which God destroyed all the world, except Noah, his family, and the animals he carried on the Ark
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being transported by a cyclone to the land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog are befriended by a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion, who accompany her to the Emerald City to look for a wizard who can help Dorothy return home to Kansas
The nightingale by H. C Andersen( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him
The swineherd by H. C Andersen( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince disguises himself as a swineherd and learns the true character of the princess he desires
The seven ravens by Felix Hoffmann( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl walks to the end of the world to find her seven brothers and free them from enchantment
A Christmas carol by Clare West( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Alice een haastig konijn volgt in zijn hol, komt ze terecht in een wonderlijke wereld. Bewerking van het klassieke verhaal. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar, voorlezen vanaf ca. 8 jaar
The little mermaid by H. C Andersen( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the love of a prince and earn an immortal soul for herself
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slottet Canterville skifter ejer, hvilket giver problemer for det gamle spøgelse
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales by H. C Andersen( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven favorite stories from the Hans Christian Andersen collection in celebration of his 200th birthday
How the camel got his hump by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the camel received his permanent hump from the Djinn of All Deserts
Aesop's fables by Graeme Kent( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty traditional fables including "The Hares And The Frogs," "The Cat And The Mouse," and "The Wolf And The Heron
The deliverers of their country by E Nesbit( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effie and her brother Harry find a way to save Britain from a plague of dragons
Swan lake by Lisbeth Zwerger( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The gift of the Magi
Alternative Names
Lisbeth Zwerger austerriksk skribent

Lisbeth Zwerger Austrian illustrator

Lisbeth Zwerger Oostenrijks schrijver

Lisbeth Zwerger sterrikisk frfattare

Lisbeth Zwerger sterriksk skribent

Lisbeth Zwerger strigsk skribent

Tsbernker, Lismpet 1954-

Tsuberugā, Risubesuk 1954-

Tsuverugā, Risubēto 1954-

Zwerger, L. (Lisbeth)

Zwerger, Lisbeth, 1954-

ツヴェルガー, リスベス

ツヴェルガー, リスベート

リスベート・ツヴェルガー

茨威格莉丝白

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Little Red CapNutcrackerThumbelineThe selfish giantHansel and GretelNoah's arkThe Wizard of OzThe nightingale