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Blair, Eric

Overview
Works: 98 works in 276 publications in 2 languages and 15,999 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Picture books  Legends  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fables 
Classifications: PZ8.P426, E
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Publications about Eric Blair
Publications by Eric Blair
Most widely held works by Eric Blair
Pecos Bill by Eric Blair( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 734 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tall tale about Pecos Bill
The sleeping beauty by Trina Schart Hyman( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Enraged at not being invited to the princess' christening, the wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years
The boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the fable in which a young boy's false cries for help cause him problems when he is really in need of assistance
Puss in boots by Charles Perrault( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of the tale of a clever cat who wins a fortune and the hand of a princess for his master
Rumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of a classic tale in which a strange man spins straw into gold, asks a huge reward, and offers a seemingly impossible way out of the deal
The shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a kindly but poor shoemaker who gets unexpected help with his work
The gingerbread man by Eric Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox
The brave little tailor : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a tailor whose boast about killing seven flies at one blow leads him to even greater feats
The frog prince : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a beautiful princess who makes a promise to a frog which she does not intend to keep
Belling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The mice learn that "some things are easier said than done" when they try to get rid of their great enemy the cat
The pied piper by Eric Blair( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The Pied Piper pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he pipes away their children as well
Paul Bunyan by Eric Blair( file )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 422 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tall tale about Paul Bunyan
The Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
While on their way to Bremen, four aging animals who are no longer of any use to their masters find a new home after outwitting a gang of robbers
Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Relates some of the legends of Paul Bunyan, a lumberjack said to be taller than the trees, who had a pet ox named Babe that he once hitched to a road that took too long to travel and had her pull it straight
The country mouse and the city mouse : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
When the country mouse and the city mouse visit each other, they discover they prefer very different ways of life
Johnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Relates episodes from the life of Johnny Appleseed, a peaceful man who roamed the West for fifty years planting and tending to the trees that bore his favorite fruit, the apple
The donkey in the lion's skin : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
After putting on a lion disguise, a silly donkey amuses himself by frightening all of the animals in the forest until he meets a clever fox
Tom Thumb by Scott Sonneborn( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A boy the size of his father's thumb has a series of adventures, including stopping a pair of thieves, being swallowed by a cow, and tricking a wolf into bringing him back home
The wolf and the seven little kids by Jacob Grimm( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Mother Goat rescues six of her kids after they are swallowed by a wicked wolf
Johnny Appleseed by Eric Blair( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tall tale about Johnny Appleseed
 
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English (116)
Spanish (10)
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