WorldCat Identities

Hartas, Leo

Overview
Works: 120 works in 255 publications in 5 languages and 8,168 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.W1137, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo Hartas
Mimi's Christmas by Martin Waddell( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mouse family prepares to celebrate Christmas, its youngest member asks his oldest sister for a special favor
How to draw and sell digital cartoons by Leo Hartas( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years, the computer has become an all-important cartoonist's medium, and this practical, hands-on guide shows how to create professional quality digital cartoons. The author opens with advice on setting up a digital studio and gives tips on how to work smart, work fast, and keep operating expenses low. He follows with advice on transforming good graphic ideas into finished work, training the imagination, striving for originality, and developing the technique of self-criticism. Other details covered include planning and writing scripts, writing captions for single-frame cartoons, storyboarding, making preliminary sketches on the computer, and mastering line art, color, and 3D techniques. Finally, he offers detailed advice on how to get one's digital art seen by potential buyers, how to get it published, how to set fees, and the importance of time management and meeting deadlines. Here is a textbook and reference volume for today's cartoonist, with information and advice that will remain pertinent for years to come. Approximately 400 illustrations in both color and black and white
Mimi and the picnic by Martin Waddell( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and French and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book about a loving and lively family of mice."
Mimi and the dream house by Martin Waddell( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and French and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mimi's mouse brothers and sisters pitch in to help build her dream house, the results are spectacular - but not quite what she had in mind!
Skeleton Island by Jan Burchett( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Silver lives near the sea and enjoys beach-combing for pirate treasures. When he finds an ancient message in a bottle he thinks it will make a great new relic for his collection, but the bottle holds a very special secret
The apartment book : a day in five stories by Leo Hartas( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates a day in the life of an apartment building by showing activities going on in different units at various times between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m
Kidnapped by Jan Burchett( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Dutch and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Silver and his crewmates come under enemy attack as they sail the Caribbean Sea aboard their pirate ship, the Sea Wolf! The third book in this action-packed adventure series. How to become an Undercover Pirate ... 1) Have a pirate captain as your ancient ancestor ; 2) Find a message in a bottle and a magic gold doubloon ; 3) Get whisked back in time to join a pirate crew ; 4) When you get home DON'T TELL ANYONE. Remember - you're undercover! A fearsome encounter with enemy ships leads to a huge sea battle. When the smoke clears, Sam realises Charlie has vanished. Could his crewmate have been kidnapped? It's Sam Silver to the rescue!
Haunted castle : an interactive adventure book by Leo Hartas( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cross-section illustrations present inside views of a variety of subjects including a space station, airport, and windmill
The deadly trap by Jan Burchett( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone likes the Sea Wolf's newest crew member, Dick Gudgeon, but Jack is suspicious. Is Dick really as charming as he seems? Why is he so interested in Captain Silver? And how can Jack persuade the crew to listen to his fears before it's too late?
The treasure map by Jan Burchett( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Hopp wins a treasure map that shows treasure hidden in a labyrinth of dangerous caves. Will the map lead Sam and his shipmates to gold or a horrible end?
The art of game worlds by Dave Morris( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space explorer atlas by Richard Platt( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocket enthusiast Norbert and amateur astronomer Izzy learn about the sun, planets, and moons on a tour of the solar system
Dragon fire by Jan Burchett( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Sea Wolf is forced to stop at Dragon Island for repairs, Sam can't wait to meet the island's legendary dragon ... at the risk of meeting a fiery end
The great rescue by Jan Burchett( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A friend calls on the crew of the Sea Wolf for help. His peaceful village on the shores of Lake Laya has been invaded and his people are captives. Can Sam Silver and his shipmates stage a daring rescue?
The mystery of the whistling caves by Helen Moss( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Scott and Jack Carter have to stay with their great aunt for the summer they steel themselves for the most boring holiday ever. But then they meet Emily Wild and her loveable dog, Drift. Emily shows them the lighthouse, the castle - and the amazing whistling caves. Legend has it that when the caves stop whistling the castle will be attacked - and that's exactly what happens!
The mystery of the cursed ruby by Helen Moss( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The circus comes to town, full of conjurors, clowns, tightrope walkers and trapeze artists. But dark secrets lurk beneath the sawdust and spangles - secrets that are part of a dangerous mystery that might prove impossible to solve!
The mystery of the midnight ghost by Helen Moss( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Scott, Jack and Emily hear that a film is being made at the nearby manor house they can't resist going to watch. But when the glamorous star of the film vanishes the friends realize they have a new mystery to solve!
The mystery of the vanishing skeleton by Helen Moss( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A string of unusual crimes hits Castle Key and the chief suspect seems to be a skeleton! Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift the dog immediately start investigating, but nothing about the mystery makes sense. Will the friends finally be defeated by this baffling mix of crimes and the mysterious culprit, or can they uncover the sinister secret that connects them all?
The Double-cross by Jan Burchett( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Blade's old enemy, Blackheart, is out for revenge. With his ruthless crew he's determined to steal the Sea Wolf. Can Sam and the pirates outwit their deadly enemy?
The mystery of the hidden gold by Helen Moss( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game of hide and seek in the old Castle Key lighthouse during a violent thunder storm leads to an amazing discovery - a tattered old treasure map! Scott, Jack and Emily can't wait to search for the hidden gold but first they must solve the clues to uncover its secret hiding place. And someone else is after the gold too - someone who doesn't plan to let anyone get in their way! Can our heroes figure out the map, outwit their enemy and find the hidden treasure?
 
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How to draw and sell digital cartoons
Languages
English (78)

French (7)

German (6)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)

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How to draw and sell digital cartoonsMimi and the picnicMimi and the dream houseHaunted castle : an interactive adventure bookThe art of game worldsSpace explorer atlasThe mystery of the whistling cavesThe mystery of the cursed ruby