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Gelev, Penko

Overview
Works: 32 works in 107 publications in 4 languages and 5,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Horror tales  Young adult works  Drama 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PR6037.T617, [FIC]
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Publications about Penko Gelev
Publications by Penko Gelev
Most widely held works by Penko Gelev
Oliver Twist by John Malam( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
The story of an orphan who was destined for a life of misery but after surviving years of neglect, hunger, and violence finds a good family to take care of him
Dracula notes, including life of the author, general plot summary, list of characters, summaries & critical commentaries, German Expressionism and the American horror film, selected filmography, topics for discussion, selected bibliography by Bram Stoker( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
"One of the greatest horror stories of all time is vividly and faithfully retold in graphic novel format."--P. [4] of cover
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story about David Balfour, a sixteen-year-old orphan who is kidnapped by his greedy, villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish Highlanders against English rule
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Michael Ford( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Abandoned as a baby and raised in the cathedral of Notre Dame, the hunchback Quasimodo lives as an outcast. The arrival of the beautiful gypsy girl Esmeralda begins a tragic series of events marked by jealousy, betrayal, and murder
Moby Dick by Bernice Selden( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Ishmael's dream of adventure on a whaling ship becomes a nightmare as the voyage turns into a struggle for survival. Captain Ahab, maimed by a monster whale, is obsessed with revenge. As the crew discovers, he is willing to risk everything to destroy the whale
Journey to the center of the earth by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel adaptation of Jules Verne's classic story about of the adventures of Professor Lindenbrock and his companions as they explore a volcanic crater in Iceland that leads them to the center of the Earth
Treasure Island by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
The story begins with the death of an old sailor and the discovery of a secret treasure map. Young Jack Hawkins sets out on the biggest adventure of his life. Will he live to tell the tale?
The man in the iron mask by Jim Pipe( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
In graphic novel format, retells the story of the secretly imprisoned twin of Louis XIV and how, with the help of three musketeers, he plots to take the throne from his vain and opulent brother
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of a monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies who develops a mind of his own and learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Tom Ratliff( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel retelling of young Huckleberry Finn and his escaped slave friend Jim's adventures on the Mississippi River on a raft
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde told in graphic novel format. In the murky streets of Victorian London, a vicious killer is on the prowl. The killer is Mr. Hyde. And why does Henry Jekyll, a respected doctor, try to protect him? The work also contains information about Robert Louis Stevenson's life and the film versions of the work
The merchant of venice by Fiona Macdonald( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
"Antonio needs to borrow a huge sum of money to help out his friend Bassanio. Shylock, a rich banker, agrees to lend him the money--but if Antonio can't pay it back on time, the consequences will be terrible. Meanwhile, Bassanio is in love with the beautiful Portia--and he's not the only one ..."--P. [4] of cover
Romeo and Juliet by Diana Stewart( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel edition of Shakespeare's play. It tells of teenagers Romeo and Juliet meeting at a masked ball and falling in love at first sight. But Romeo is a Montague and Juliet a Capulet. The families are sworn enemies. Tragedy follows
The three musketeers by Jim Pipe( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel of Alexandre Dumas' tale of D'Artagnan in his first adventure with the king's musketeers. Includes information about the author and the historical setting of the book
Gulliver's travels by John Malam( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
When Lemuel Gulliver is washed up on the distant shore of Lilliput, he becomes a giant among men. As his travels continue, Gulliver is dwarfed by the people of Brobdingnag and bewildered by the customs of the Laputians. Will Gulliver find the humanity he seeks in the Land of the Talking Horses? A retelling of Jonathan Swift's story in graphic novel format
White Fang by Thomas M Ratliff( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
"In the icy wastes of the Klondike, a wolf cub is born. He must somehow survive cold, starvation, and deadly predators, but there is a much greater danger: man! Jack London's heartwarming tale of man and wolf is vividly and faithfully retold in graphic novel format."--P. [4] of cover
Robinson Crusoe by Ian Graham( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"When young Robinson Crusoe runs away to sea in search of adventure, he gets more than he bargained for. Shipwrecked on a remote island with no hope of rescue, he will need all his skill and ingenuity just to stay alive. The most famous adventure story in the English language is vividly and faithfully retold in graphic novel format."--P. [4] of cover
David Copperfield by Jacqueline Morley( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel of Dicken's work in which David Copperfield is sent to work in a dismal factory. His only hope is to run away to a crotchety old aunt he has never met. Will David finally succeed in life, and find true love as well?
Great expectations by Jacqueline Morley( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel retelling of Dicken's story of the young orphan Pip who while in a misty churchyard on the marshes is terrified by an escaped convict. Years later Pip receives a generous gift of money, so that he can live the life of a gentleman. But who sent and money?
A midsummer night's dream by Ian Graham( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"This retelling of one of Shakespeare's most popular and widely performed romantic comedies follows the fortunes and misfortunes of several young lovers against a background of playful, forest-dwelling fairies."--Amazon.com
 
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Languages
English (89)
German (2)
Slovenian (1)
Czech (1)
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