WorldCat Identities

Gleeson, Brian

Overview
Works: 61 works in 244 publications in 2 languages and 6,771 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Legends  Motion pictures  Children's films  Animated films  Short films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Folklore  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Actor
Classifications: PZ8.1.G4594, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Gleeson
 
Most widely held works by Brian Gleeson
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big blue ox Babe
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very tall tale about the brother of the howling coyote, inventor of the lariat, and the creator of the Great Salt Lake
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright African folktale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Jamaican folk tales in which Anansi the spider practices his trickery on others. Includes an audio cassette featuring narration and music
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big blue ox, Babe
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new life
The Tiger and the Brahmin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional Indian folktale about a well-meaning Brahmin who makes the unfortunate mistake of freeing a ferocious tiger from its cage
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Irish folktale in which the giant Finn McCoul and his very clever wife defeat the brutish giant Cuculin
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Anansi, the boastful small spider
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Denzel Washington telling the Jamaican folktale of Anansi the Spider who bargains with Tiger to win the latter's claim to all stories. Includes eight musical selections performed by UB40
The tiger and the Brahmin by Brian Gleeson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brahmin deceived by a hungry tiger is saved by a lowly jackal and encounters a lesson he has never found in his holy books. Includes an audio cassette with dialogue and music
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big as a mountain and stronger than a grizzly bear, Paul Bunyan was the greatest lumberjack to ever swagger through the North American forests. All the larger-than-life characters in Paul's supporting cast are here, including Babe the Blue Ox, eating her ton of grain a day, and Hotbiscuit Sally, with her acre-and-a-half griddle
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright African folk tale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
The Bremen Town musicians by David Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of a dog, cat, rooster, and donkey who, having outlived their usefulness, begin new lives as a band of traveling musicians
The Savior is born( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-telling of the first Christmas according to the gospels of Matthew and Luke
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
The Savior is born by Brian Gleeson( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ
 
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Paul Bunyan
Languages
English (158)

Chinese (1)

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