Cann, Helen 1969-
Most widely held works about Helen Cann
Most widely held works by Helen Cann
Little Leap Forward : a boy in Beijing by Guo Yue ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,248 libraries worldwide
In Communist China in 1966, eight-year-old Leap Forward learns about freedom while flying kites with his best friend, by trying to get a caged wild bird to sing, and through the music he is learning to play on a bamboo flute. Includes author's notes on his childhood in Beijing, life under Mao Zedong, and the Cultural Revolution.
A calendar of festivals by Cherry Gilchrist ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales and stories recalling the origins of many festivals that are celebrated throughout the world.
Brigid's cloak : an ancient Irish story by Bryce Milligan ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a mysterious gift, and a prophecy on the night of her birth.
The Barefoot book of heroic children by Rebecca Hazell ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Contains twelve accounts of boys and girls who struggled against the odds to achieve greatness.
The lady of ten thousand names : goddess stories from many cultures by Burleigh Mutén ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Introduces the cast of brave and powerful godesses who can perform feats of magic, scale impossible distances with ease, and transform themselves as they choose in the blink of an eye.
The barefoot book of father and son tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 474 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the father-son relationship.
We're riding on a caravan : an adventure on the Silk Road by Laurie Krebs ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text introduces the sights and sounds of the Silk Road, such as the Yellow River, the oasis at Dunhuang, the rugged desert near Hami, and the excitement of the market at Kashgar. Includes a history of this trade route and the places where people stopped along the way.
The barefoot book of mother and son tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the mother-son relationship.
Baboushka A Christmas folktale from Russia by Arthur Scholey ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.
The Bible for children from Good Books by Murray Watts ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
A collection of approximately two hundred and fifty illustrated stories from the Old and New Testaments, retold for children.
On that Easter morning by Mary Joslin ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Retells the Easter story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Fireside stories : tales for a winter's eve by Caitlin Matthews ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight traditional tales associated with a variety of winter celebrations from Scottish, Russian, Inuit, Austrian, Czech, and Jewish lore.
A forest of stories : magical tree tales from around the world by Rina Singh ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Collection of folktales about magical trees including a dancing tree, a talking tree, and a tree that cures blindness.
The loving arms of God by Anne Elizabeth Stickney ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Bible stories illustrating God's relationship with his people through the history of Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the early church.
Mother and daughter tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the mother-daughter relationship.
On that Christmas night by Mary Joslin ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.
Prayers for children ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A timeless treasure to gently remind children that God is interested in all aspects and occasions of their lives, and that prayer is not something people do only in church. 'Prayers for Children' includes more than 200 prayers arranged into five main sections.
Mary's story by Sarah Jane Boss ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Virgin Mary from her childhood to her assumption.
Christian festival tales by Saviour Pirotta ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Father and daughter tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and German and held by 153 libraries worldwide
"A beautifully illustrated anthology of ten folktales about fathers and daughters from around the world. Includes notes for discussion" Cf. Our choice, 1998-1999.
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Scottish Gaelic (1)
Greek, Modern (1)