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Delessert, Etienne

Overview
Works: 595 works in 1,205 publications in 5 languages and 14,500 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Autobiographical fiction  Picture books  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Translator, Book designer, Publishing director, Editor, Director, Artist, Other, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.K632, 813.54
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Publications about Etienne Delessert
Publications by Etienne Delessert
Most widely held works by Etienne Delessert
I hate to read! by Rita Marshall( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
As a third-grader who hates to read unwillingly looks at a book, the characters come alive and interest him so much that he begins to care about them and turn the pages
Just so stories for little children by Rudyard Kipling( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects include "How the Camel Got His Hump." "The Butterfly That Stamped," and "How the Alphabet Was Made."
Ogden Nash's zoo by Ogden Nash( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Big and Bad by Étienne Delessert( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
In this variation on the classic tale of the three little pigs, two clever cats decide to rid their locale of a vicious wolf whose hunger threatens the entire planet, and enlist the help of assorted animals to build houses for the bait--three exquisitely pink pigs
I still hate to read! by Rita Marshall( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Now in fourth grade, Victor, the daydreamer with a reputation as a bad student who hates to read, secretly reads all the time
The seven dwarfs by Étienne Delessert( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Stephane, one of seven dwarf brothers living in the forest, relates how all their lives were changed when they tried to rescue Snow White from the murderous rage of her wicked stepmother
Full color by Étienne Delessert( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Colorful creatures depict the seven colors of the rainbow and how three colors can make countless others
Aa, a was an apple pie : an English nursery rhyme by Étienne Delessert( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Introduces a classic nursery rhyme about the alphabet
Flores para Algernon by Daniel Keyes( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 355 libraries worldwide
When brain surgery makes a mouse named Algernon into a genius, dull-witted Charlie Gordon, a mentally disabled man, wonders if it might also work for him. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance, until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie?
Hungry for numbers by Étienne Delessert( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
"From bananas and blueberries to sixes and sevens, numbers are paired with beautiful fruit to create an exercise in counting and naming."--From source other than the Library of Congress
How the mouse was hit on the head by a stone and so discovered the world by Étienne Delessert( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
When he digs a hole to the outside world, a five-year-old mouse discovers the sun, moon, stars, flowers, and many things he had never seen before
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Mentally retarded Charlie Gordon participates in an experiment which turns him into a genius but only temporarily
Edwin Arlington Robinson by Michael E Goodman( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of the American poet and presents some of his poems
Moon theater by Étienne Delessert( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
To prepare for the moon's nightly rising, a young stagehand performs such tasks as dressing the birds in long dark coats, training wild dogs to howl, and watering the stars
Humpty Dumpty by Étienne Delessert( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Expands on the familiar nursery rhyme, "Humpty Dumpty," to reveal that King Humpty built his wall to keep the common folk out of his lavish kingdom
Alert! by Étienne Delessert( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Exhausted after trying to hide his treasured collection of shiny round pebbles from thieves, Tobias the mole falls into a deep sleep and awakens to find that he has been tricked
A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish childlike woman, with enormous love and friendship between them
Spartacus the spider by Étienne Delessert( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Spartacus is a little spider who struggles to spin strong strands, but with determination and some encouragement he succeeds in making the strongest string ever, then worries about its repercussions
Who killed Cock Robin? by Étienne Delessert( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
An illustrated version of the English ballad relating the murder and funeral of Cock Robin
Stories 1, 2, 3, 4 by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A father improvises a story for his daughter about names, which she appears to take seriously, teaches her some idiosyncratic meanings for words, takes her on a fantastic airplane ride without ever leaving bed, and has her look where he is not
 
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Alternative Names
Delessert, E.
Etienne Delessert
ドゥルセール, エティエンヌ
ドゥレセール, エチエンヌ
ドレセール, エティエンヌ
Languages
English (94)
French (22)
Spanish (6)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
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