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Gorey, Edward 1925-2000

Overview
Works: 1,057 works in 2,075 publications in 7 languages and 49,498 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Interviews  Humor  Christmas stories  Humorous stories  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Signer, Designer, Instrumentalist, Artist, Other, Author of introduction, Set designer
Classifications: PZ7.B413, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Edward Gorey
 
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Most widely held works by Edward Gorey
The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
44 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects the stories of Treehorn, a boy to whom very strange things keep happening which adults, from his parents to the meter reader, do not seem to think are noteworthy
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The disappearance of Professor Childermass prompts Johnny Dixon to search for clues--a tiny skull among them--which unleash demonic forces and lead Johnny to a confrontation with terror on a deserted Maine island
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann are transported back to 1828 to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard
The eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon is put in jeopardy when he and Professor Childermass try to find a robot made many years ago by an evil wizard
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves. Grades 1-4
Amphigorey by Edward Gorey( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Given in memory of Ethel A. Tsutsui, Ph. D. and Minoru Tsutsui, Ph. D
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills
The mansion in the mist by John Bellairs( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While spending the summer in an old house on a desolate Canadian island, Anthony Monday and Miss Eells discover a chest that can transport them to another world and a maniacal group who are plotting the destructon of people on Earth
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells in verse the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
The man who sang the sillies; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five humorous and nonsense poems
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1951, while visiting a distant cousin in the English countryside, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt accidentally unleashes demonic forces and summons the ghost of an evil wizard bent on killing the Barnavelt family
Brer Rabbit and his tricks by Ennis Rees( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhymed versions of "Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby," "Winnianimus Grass," and "Hello House," first collected by J.C. Harris
The haunted tea-cosy : a dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas by Edward Gorey( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his Preface to "A Christmas Carol", Charles Dickens wrote that he tried "to raise the Ghost of an Idea" with readers and trusted that it would "haunt their house pleasantly". In December 1997, 154 Christmases later, the "New York Times Magazine" asked its own Edward Gorey to refurbish this enduring morality tale. The result is this "dispirited and distasteful diversion for Christmas
Treehorn's wish by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes
Lucky Jim : a novel by Robert Markham( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous novel about an amiable opportunist who finds himself, after the war, in the improbable role of an instructor in medieval history at one of Britain's new redbrick universities in a small British village
Amphigorey also by Edward Gorey( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone could win a polar bear by John Ciardi( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous collection of poems about a fanciful menagerie of friends and watchamacallits
The monster den; or, Look what happened at my house --and to it; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of poems revolving around personality traits that are annoying
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.06 for The house ... to 0.97 for Les urnes ...)
Alternative Names

controlled identity Dowdy, Regera, 1925-2000

controlled identity Goré, Ædwyrd

controlled identity Mude, O., 1925-2000

controlled identity Ward, E. D., 1925-2000

controlled identity Weary, Ogdred, 1925-2000

controlled identity Weedy, Garrod, 1925-2000

controlled identity Wryde, Dogear, 1925-2000

Bloody, Edward 1925-2000
Blutig, Eduard.
Blutig, Eduard 1925-2000
Bluting, Edward
Dogyear, Drew.
Dogyear, Drew 1925-2000
Dowdy, Mrs Regera
Dowdy, Regera.
Dowdy, Regera 1925-2000
Edgy, Wardore.
Edgy, Wardore 1925-2000
Edward St. John Gorey
Gewe, Raddory.
Gewe, Raddory 1925-2000
Gorey, Eduard 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward
Gorey, Edward S. 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward Saint John
Gorey Edward Saint John 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward St. John
Gorey, Edward St. John 1925-
Gorey Edward St. John 1925-2000
Gorey Saint John 1925-2000
Gorey, St. John.
Gorey St. John 1925-2000
Grewdead, Roy.
Grewdead, Roy 1925-2000
Grode, Redway.
Grode, Redway 1925-2000
Mude, O.
Müde, O. 1925-2000
Pig, Edward.
Pig, Edward 1925-2000
Ward, E. D.
Ward, E. D. 1925-2000
Weary, Ogdred.
Weary, Ogdred 1925-2000
Weedy, Garrod.
Weedy, Garrod 1925-2000
Wodge, Dreary.
Wodge, Dreary 1925-2000
Wryde, Dogear.
Wryde, Dogear 1925-2000
ゴーリー, エドワード
Languages
English (251)
German (18)
Spanish (8)
Swedish (5)
French (4)
Dutch (4)
Italian (2)
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