WorldCat Identities

Ray, Jane 1960-

Overview
Works: 232 works in 755 publications in 15 languages and 30,926 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Bible stories  Carols  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Artist, 9pu
Classifications: PZ8.1.H3835, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Ray
Lugalbanda : the boy who got caught up in a war by Kathy Henderson( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient Sumerian tale about the youngest and weakest of eight brothers who, caught up in an ill-advised war, uses his wits and courage and eventually becomes king
The story of Christmas : words from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke by Jane Ray( Book )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the story of the birth of Jesus and its aftermath, adapted from the King James version of the Bible
The iron ring by Lloyd Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by his sense of "dharma," or honor, young King Thamar sets off on a perilous journey, with a significance greater than he can imagine, during which he meets talking animals, villainous and noble kings, and the love of his life
The story of the creation : words from Genesis by Jane Ray( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 10 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of the first book in the Bible is used to tell the story of Creation. Illustrations depict the creation of the world as recounted in Genesis
The apple-pip princess by Jane Ray( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a land that has stood barren, parched by drought and ravaged by frosts since the Queen's death, the King sets his three daughters the task of making the kingdom bloom again, and discovers that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest difference
Mythical birds & beasts from many lands by Margaret Mayo( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells a variety of traditional tales featuring such mythical creatures as the mermaid, unicorn, and phoenix
The twelve dancing princesses by Jane Ray( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale of how the king's twelve daughters wear out their shoes every night while supposedly sleeping in their locked bedroom
Fairy tales by Berlie Doherty( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of twelve classic and best-loved fairy stories of all time
Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden by Jane Ray( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Adam and Eve blended with creation stories from around the world
A balloon for grandad by Nigel Gray( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy when he loses his silver and red balloon, Sam is comforted by imagining it on its way to visit his grandfather in Egypt
Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Michael Rosen( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose retelling, incorporating lines from the play, of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona
Magical tales from many lands by Margaret Mayo( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an international collection of tales, including "The Lemon Princess," "Seven Clever Brothers," and "Baba Yaga Bony-legs."
The dollhouse fairy by Jane Ray( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worried about her father's trip to the hospital, Rosy goes to play with the special dollhouse he built for her and finds Thistle, a very messy and mischievous fairy who needs a place to stay while her injured wing mends
Hansel and Gretel by Jane Ray( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch
Sun, moon, and stars by Mary Hoffman( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths, legends and traditions from many cultures that explore the sky, sun, moon, and stars, come together with information on natural phenomenan
The happy prince : from the fairy tale by Oscar Wilde( Book )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy tale of the friendship between the Happy Prince and a little swallow who alights at his feet ; Picture fiction for older readers__
Noah's ark : words from the Book of Genesis( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical text and illustrations depict how Noah and his family were singled out by God to be saved from the great flood, along with two animals of each kind
The twelve days of Christmas by Jane Ray( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On each of the twelve days of Christmas, more and more gifts arrive from the recipient's true love
The bold boy by Malachy Doyle( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his pea is eaten by a hen, the bold boy tries to exact justice by taking from their owners a series of increasingly larger animals
Earth, fire, water, air by Mary Hoffman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient philosophy of the world as made up of four elements--earth, fire, water, and air--becomes a contemporary entreaty for respect for the natural world and our place in it
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lugalbanda : the boy who got caught up in a war
Alternative Names
Jane Ray Brits illustratrice

Jane Ray englische Illustratorin

Ray, Jane

Rei, Jein 1960-

Rei, Jēn 1960-

Джейн Рэй

جین ری

레이, 제인 1960-

レイ, ジェイン

レイ, ジェーン

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The story of Christmas : words from the Gospels of Matthew and LukeThe iron ringThe story of the creation : words from GenesisThe apple-pip princessMythical birds & beasts from many landsThe twelve dancing princessesFairy talesAdam and Eve and the Garden of Eden