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French, Fiona

Overview
Works: 77 works in 248 publications in 5 languages and 10,242 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  History  Big books  Miscellanea  Zines 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.F8887, E
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Publications about Fiona French
Publications by Fiona French
Most widely held works by Fiona French
Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone by Fiona French( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone attempt to win the hand of the beautiful Miss Louise by making her laugh
Snow White in New York by Fiona French( Book )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 818 libraries worldwide
A modern version of the classic fairy tale. Snow White lives in New York and is a singer with seven jazzmen
Bethlehem : with words from the Authorized Version of the King James Bible by Fiona French( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Text from the King James Bible and stained-glass illustrations depict the story of the birth of Jesus
Easter : with words from the King James Bible by Fiona French( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Text from the King James Bible and stained-glass illustrations depict the story of the last week of Jesus' life, his crucifixion, and his rising from the dead
Pepi and the secret names by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 615 libraries worldwide
As he paints the lion, hawk, crocodile, and cobra that his son has managed to coax to serve as models for the decorations on the tomb of Prince Dhutmose, Pepi's father captures an even more important animal
Little Inchkin by Fiona French( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 528 libraries worldwide
In feudal Japan, little Inchkin, though only a few inches tall, becomes an honored Samurai swordsman
Lord of the animals : a Miwok Indian creation myth by Fiona French( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
The story of man's creation from the Miwok Indian tradition of coastal California
King of another country by Fiona French( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
A young African drummer learns the difference between extremes and moderation when the King of the Forest teaches him to say "yes" instead of "no."
The dragon takes a wife by Walter Dean Myers( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Unable to fight a knight and thus win a wife, Harry the dragon seeks help from an unconventional fairy. ONCE UPON A TIME, there lived a lonely dragon named Harry. Now Harry know the rules: To get a wife, he had to prove his courage by fighting the knight in shining armor. But since Harry wasn't a good fighter, he always lost. Harry needed help. He turned to Mabel Mae Jones, a sweet and kind fairy in the kingdom of Lyraland. What he didn't know was that Mabel Mae's magic spells would backfire -- with hilarious results!
The Star Child : a fairy tale by Oscar Wilde( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A Star-Child whose beauty has caused him to grow proud, cruel, and selfish denies that an ugly beggar woman is his mother. Learning he is wrong, he vows to search for her throughout the world
Going to Squintum's : a foxy folk tale by Jennifer Westwood( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A sly fox travels the countryside and collects a series of animals in his sack before he meets his match
Rise and shine! by Fiona French( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A folk adaptation of the American black spiritual in which the Lord instructs Noah to "build him an arky, arky" out of "hickory barky, barky."
The blue bird by Fiona French( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
When her blue bird stops singing, Jade Lotus and her friend, Chiang Ti, seek the advice of the Enchantress
Future story by Fiona French( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
In the year 2301 an expedition is sent into space to investigate a mysterious alien signal that has been received on Earth
Paradise : with words from the King James Bible by Fiona French( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Extracts from the Authorized Version of the King James Bible
Jamil's clever cat : afolk tale from Bengal by Fiona French( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
In an Indian version of "Puss in Boots," Jamil the weaver's cat, Sardul, makes his master appear to be the richest man in the world so that he can fulfill his dream of marrying a princess
The magic vase by Fiona French( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
A rich and greedy art-dealer is given a magic vase, decorated with animals, which teaches the value of all things
Dragons and other fabulous beasts by R Blythe( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Hunt the thimble by Fiona French( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
A quiet game of Hunt the Thimble results in a chase through the streets of 17th-century Amsterdam
Aio the rainmaker by Fiona French( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
With ritual dance and song, the Rainmaker calls on the Ancestors to send rain at the end of the dry season in their hot country
 
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Alternative Names
프렌치, 피오나 1944-
フィオナ・フレンチ
フレンチ, フィオナ
Languages
English (118)
Dutch (4)
German (1)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
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