WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Joy

Overview
Works: 252 works in 761 publications in 8 languages and 22,944 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Folklore  Anecdotes  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Legends 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: QL737.C2, 599.7442
Publication Timeline
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Born free, a lioness of two worlds by Joy Adamson ( Book )
81 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
Living free : the story of Elsa and her cubs by Joy Adamson ( Book )
36 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the unique relationship of a wild animal with its human friends
Forever free by Joy Adamson ( Book )
20 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Elsa, the lioness, and her cubs. Includes the death of Elsa and a new life for the cubs in the Serengeti Reserve
The spotted sphinx by Joy Adamson ( Book )
22 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pippa's challenge by Joy Adamson ( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The peoples of Kenya by Joy Adamson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsa by Joy Adamson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a lioness who was brought up from cubhood by Joy Adamson and her husband, a senior game warden; they taught her to stalk and kill for herself so that she could be set free into the African jungle
The story of Elsa by Joy Adamson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The condensed story of the lioness Elsa which was previously published as three volumes
Friends from the forest by Joy Adamson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the family lives, behavior, attachments, and tragedies of the rare Colobus monkeys and Verreaux's eagle owls which lived on the grounds of Mrs. Adamson's Kenyan home
Pippa, the cheetah, and her cubs by Joy Adamson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief text and photographs trace the adaptation of a tame cheetah to life in the wild
Elsa and her cubs by Joy Adamson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born free by James Hill ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joy and George Adamson adopt and raise an orphaned lion cub until it becomes necessary to teach her to survive on her own
Forever free: Elsa's pride by Joy Adamson ( Book )
23 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After raising Elsa, the orphaned lion cub, to maturity and training her to return to the wild, as described in Born Free, and helping the lioness train her own three cubs, which she describes in Living Free, Joy Adamson here completes the story of Elsa. She tells of the lioness's death in George Adamson's tent, and hoe they captured the three cubs, whose lives were endangered, and released them into th Serengeti Park to start a new life as creatures of the wild. Forever Free is the story of a tense fight against time and a riveting conclusion to the story of the world's best known family of lions
Born free by Joy Adamson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of an orphaned lion cub raised by the author and her husband and the special relationship they kept even after the lion returned to the wild
Queen of Shaba : the story of an African leopard by Joy Adamson ( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records Joy Adamson's life with Penny, a female leopard. At maturity Penny was released into a wildlife reserve
Living free by Joy Adamson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A further account of Elsa and her cubs
The peoples of Kenya; epilogue by Joy Adamson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Such agreeable friends : adventures with animals ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsa : the true story of a lioness ... by Joy Adamson ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The true story of a lioness who was brought up from cubhood by Joy Adamson and her husband, a senior game warden; they taught her stalk and kill for herself so that she could be set free into the African jungle
Living free by Joy Adamson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This true adventure continues the story of Joy and George Adamson, who raised Elsa in "Born Free." Elsa is returned to East Africa, because she is dying. The Adamsons must decide whether to keep Elsa's cubs, or return them to the wild
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.00 for Born free ... to 0.92 for Kirjad Ken ...)
Alternative Names
Adamson, Džoj 1910-1980
Adamson, Friederike
Adamson, Friederike Victoria 1910-1980 Wirklicher Name
Adamson, G'oi
Adamson, Joy
Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria
Adamsone, Džoja
Adamsonova, Joy
Adamsonová, Joy 1910-1980
Bally, Friederike Viktoria, 1910-1980
Bally, Joy
Bally, Joy, 1910-1980
Gessner, Friederike
Gessner, Friederike Victoria, 1910-1980
Gessner, Friederike Viktoria, 1910-1980
Gressnerová, Frederika Viktorie
Joy 1910-1980 Pseudonym
Joy Adamson
Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria von, 1910-1980
Klarwill, Friederike von
Von Klarwill, Friederike Viktoria, 1910-1980
Адамсон, Джой
אדמסון, ג׳וי
アダムソン, ジョイ
Languages
English (323)
German (6)
French (5)
Japanese (2)
Polish (2)
Russian (2)
Estonian (1)
Hungarian (1)
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