WorldCat Identities

Cann, Helen 1969-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 309 publications in 6 languages and 13,600 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Poetry  Prayers and devotions  Pictorial works  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author, 9pu
Classifications: PZ8.1.E9565, FIC
Publication Timeline
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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 )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member 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 )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales for festivals of different religions and cultures, including Hindu, Jewish, Celtic, Buddhist, Caribbean, and Russian
Brigid's cloak : an ancient Irish story by Bryce Milligan( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member 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
Baboushka : a Christmas folktale from Russia by Arthur Scholey( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member 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
We're riding on a caravan : an adventure on the Silk Road by Laurie Krebs( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member 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 heroic children by Rebecca Hazell( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twelve accounts of boys and girls who struggled against the odds to achieve greatness
The shipwreck by Jørn Riel( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked off the coast of Greenland, Leiv Steinursson, a young Viking boy, is helped by two Inuit children, twelve-year-old Apuluk and his eleven-year-old sister Narua, and is accepted into their community, gladly leaving his violent lifestyle behind
The lady of ten thousand names : goddess stories from many cultures by Burleigh Mutén( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the cast of brave and powerful goddesses who can perform feats of magic, scale impossible distances with ease, and transform themselves as they choose in the blink of an eye
Manger( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a legend that describes how, at midnight on Christmas Eve, all creatures are granted the power of speech for one hour. In this collection, Lee Bennett Hopkins and a dozen other poets imagine what responses they might offer
Fireside stories : tales for a winter's eve by Caitlin Matthews( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eight traditional tales associated with a variety of winter celebrations from Scottish, Russian, Slavey, Austrian, Czech, and Jewish lore
The barefoot book of father and son tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the father-son relationship
A forest of stories : magical tree tales from around the world by Rina Singh( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tree tales enourages readers to appreciate the many magical gifts that trees can offer
On that Easter morning by Mary Joslin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Easter story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ
Mother and daughter tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the mother-daughter relationship
The barefoot book of mother and son tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the mother-son relationship
The Bible for children from Good Books by Murray Watts( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of approximately two hundred and fifty illustrated stories from the Old and New Testaments, retold for children
On that Christmas night by Mary Joslin( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem
The loving arms of God by Anne Elizabeth Stickney( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member 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
Prayers for children( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Virgin Mary from her childhood to her assumption
 
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Little Leap Forward : a boy in Beijing
Alternative Names
Kena, Helēna 1969-

칸, 헬렌

캔, 헬렌

Languages
English (104)

Spanish (7)

Hebrew (2)

French (1)

Catalan (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
A calendar of festivalsBrigid's cloak : an ancient Irish storyBaboushka : a Christmas folktale from RussiaWe're riding on a caravan : an adventure on the Silk RoadThe Barefoot book of heroic childrenThe shipwreckThe lady of ten thousand names : goddess stories from many culturesFireside stories : tales for a winter's eve