WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Tom 1944-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 3,234 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Folklore  Picture books  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Director
Classifications: PZ8, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Roberts
The three billy goats Gruff by Tom Roberts( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three clever billy goats outwit a big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny girl no bigger than a thumb is stolen by a great ugly toad and subsequently has many adventures and makes many animal friends, before finding the perfect mate in a warm and beautiful southern land
The three little pigs by Tom Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf
The three billy goats gruff and the three little pigs( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first tale, the greedy troll who lives under the bridge is no match for the biggest of the billy goats gruff. In the second tale the moral that hard work has its rewards becomes evident as the cleverest and wisest pig finally gets even with the big bad wolf
Goldilocks by Tom Roberts( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous adaptation of the classic tale in which a tired and hungry little girl helps herself to the belongings of three bears in the woods
Red Riding Hood by Tom Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago in Denmark a childless couple, through a witch's spell, became blessed with a radiantly beautiful girl. She was no bigger than a thumb, so she was called Thumbelina. Snatched from her family by an ugly toad who wanted to marry her, Thumbelina escapes, befriending various creatures of the forest. Ultimately, she meets the king of the flower angels, with whom she finds happiness forever
The three billy goats Gruff by Tom Roberts( Recording )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three goats match wits with a terrifying troll in order to make their way across a bridge to a succulent clover meadow
Goldilocks by Tom Roberts( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous adaptation of the classic tale in which a tired and hungry little girl helps herself to the belongings of three bears in the woods
The three little pigs by Tom Roberts( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Recording )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny girl no bigger than a thumb is stolen by a great ugly toad and subsequently has many adventures and makes many animal friends, before finding the perfect mate in a warm and beautiful southern land
Red Riding Hood ; Goldilocks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two classic fairy tales, revealing Red's real name, and giving the inside story at the bears' house
Red Riding Hood by Tom Roberts( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Red Riding Hood ; &, Goldilocks by Tom Roberts( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Riding Hood: the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on the way to visit her grandmother; Goldilocks: a little girl helps herself to the belongings of three bears in the woods
Anthony Quinn's eye : a lifetime of creating and collecting art by Donald B Kuspit( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three little pigs ; The three billy goats Gruff by Tom Roberts( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three billy goats Gruff and The three little pigs (narration and music) by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first tale shows that the greedy troll who lives under the bridge is no match for the biggest of the billy goats Gruff. The second tale shows that the cleverest and wisest pig finally gets even with the big bad wolf
Meg Ryan reads Red Riding Hood by Tom Roberts( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 10 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
In tranzit by Simon van der Borgh( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the chaotic aftermath of WWII, a group of German POWs are accidentally sent to a female-run Soviet prison camp. When the guards are given the task of weeding out the SS officers, they play a bitter game of cat and mouse with the prisoners. Each group slowly learns that situations are not what they seem; prejudices are sometimes unjustly held; and love can be found in even the harshest places
The three billy goats gruff and, the three little pigs by Tom Roberts( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three clever billy goats outwit a big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge (1st story). Hard work has its reward as the cleverest and wisest pig gets even with the big bad wolf (2nd story)
 
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The three billy goats Gruff
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