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Blair, Eric

Overview
Works: 41 works in 253 publications in 2 languages and 16,855 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Biography  Fairy tales  Fables  High interest-low vocabulary books  Folklore  Pictorial works  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.B5688, E
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Publications about Eric Blair
Publications by Eric Blair
Most widely held works by Eric Blair
The frog prince : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the classic tale of a beautiful princess who makes a promise to a frog which she does not intend to keep
The boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 640 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
Paul Bunyan : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tall tale about Paul Bunyan
The gingerbread man by Eric Blair( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 588 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
Sleeping Beauty by Eric Blair( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years
The shoemaker and his elves : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 550 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read retelling of the classic tale of a kindly but poor shoemaker who gets unexpected help with his work
Rumpelstiltskin : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 512 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 country mouse and the city mouse : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 498 libraries worldwide
When the country mouse and the city mouse visit each other, they discover they prefer very different ways of life
Belling the cat : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 496 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
Johnny Appleseed : a retelling of the classic tall tale by Eric Blair( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 491 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tall tale about Johnny Appleseed
The Bremen town musicians : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 453 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
The pied piper by Eric Blair( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 447 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
Annie Oakley, sharp shooter by Eric Blair( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A simple profile of Annie Oakley and her sharp shooting skills
Pecos Bill by Eric Blair( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Relates some of the legends of Pecos Bill, a cowboy who was raised by wild animals, once roped a whole herd of cattle at once, and invented Texas chili
The donkey in the lion's skin : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 406 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
Snow White : a retelling of the Grimms' fairy tale by Eric Blair( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the classic tale of a girl whose stepmother, jealous of Snow White's beauty, causes her to fall into a deep sleep
Tom Thumb by Eric Blair( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 376 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 Eric Blair( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Mother Goat rescues six of her kids after they are swallowed by a wicked wolf
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 345 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
Puss in Boots by Eric Blair( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 324 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
 
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English (156)
Spanish (46)
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