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Lent, Blair

Overview
Works: 73 works in 260 publications in 10 languages and 22,831 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Legends  Picture books  Animated films  Children's films  Stories in rhyme  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.M8346, 398.270951
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Blair Lent
Publications by Blair Lent
Publications by Blair Lent, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Blair Lent
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel( Book )
67 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,167 libraries worldwide
When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names
The funny little woman by Arlene Mosel( Book )
36 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,444 libraries worldwide
While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan
Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale by Elphinstone Dayrell( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 2,123 libraries worldwide
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them
The angry moon by William Sleator( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her
The wave by Margaret Hodges( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
There seems no way to save four hundred villagers from imminent and unsuspecting death; then the wise old man high on the mountain knows what he must do
The beastly feast by Bruce Goldstone( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
All sorts of animals bring a variety of foods to share at a picnic: bears bring pears, parrots bring carrots, mosquitoes bring burritos, mice bring rice, and so on
The little match girl by H. C Andersen( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Relates how the wares of the little match girl illuminate her cold world on the last day of the old year
Favorite fairy tales told in France by Virginia Haviland( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Acht Indiase sprookjes, waarin dieren een belagrijke rol spelen
The Christmas sky by Franklyn M Branley( Book )
4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
An astronomical exploration of the Star of Bethlehem against a background of the Christmas story
Blackbriar by William Sleator( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
In the attempt to decipher a number of strange events after he moves into an old cottage, an orphaned teenaged boy discovers a group of English folk engaged in Devil worship
Bayberry Bluff by Blair Lent( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
A real village with houses grows up on an island where people first spent summers in tents, being attracted by the charm of the place
I stood upon a mountain by Aileen Fisher( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Standing on top of a mountain, a young child wonders about the creation of the world
John Tabor's ride by Blair Lent( Book )
2 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
John Tabor complains about everything on his first whaling voyage until he meets a strange old man who takes him on an extraordinary journey
Molasses flood by Blair Lent( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
One warm January day a molasses tank in front of Charley's house explodes and the molasses carries his house from the Boston waterfront through the town
Oasis of the stars by Olga Economakis( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
The story of Abu and his family in the desert
Tikki Tikki Tembo --and more stories to celebrate Asian heritage ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Features six wonderful read-along children's stories that celebrate Asian heritage
The telephone by William Jay Smith( Book )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
The author's phone is rung constantly by animals calling about their problems
From King Boggen's Hall to Nothing-at-all; a collection of improbable houses and unusual places found in traditional rhymes and limericks ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Illustrations of the various homes described in nursery rhymes, including Tom Tittlemouse's bell house, Mistress McShuttle's coal scuttle, and Peter's pumpkin shell
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
This is a story about why the Chinese decided to give their children short names
Ruby and Fred by Blair Lent( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Ruby the talkative parrot and Fred the poodle join forces to keep Chita the cat at bay
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Small, Ernest

Blair Lent
Blair Lent Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2009)
Lent, Blair, 1930-2009
Small, Ernest
לנט, בליר
렌트, 블레어
ブレア・レント
レント, ブレア
Languages
English (162)
Chinese (5)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
French (3)
Japanese (3)
Afrikaans (3)
Xhosa (1)
Zulu (1)
Korean (1)
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