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Picard, Barbara Leonie

Overview
Works: 99 works in 393 publications in 7 languages and 9,875 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Epic poetry, Greek  Epic poetry  Study guides  Folklore  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications by Barbara Leonie Picard
Publications by Barbara Leonie Picard, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Barbara Leonie Picard
The Iliad of Homer by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
19 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
For nine long years the Greeks had been at war with Troy. They had come to win back Helen, the wife of Greek King Menelaus, whom Paris, son of the king of Troy had stolen from him. The Iliad tells of the tenth year of war when Achilles quarrels with King Agamemnon, with disastrous consequences for the Greeks
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Classic story in Greek mythology of Odysseus' heroic adventures and long journey home
French legends, tales and fairy stories by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
21 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Tales of the epic French heroes, courtly tales from the middle ages and various legends from the French provinces, retold in colloquial English. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
German hero-sagas and folk-tales by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
The faun and the woodcutter's daughter by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
9 editions published between 1950 and 1967 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Fourteen original fairy tales. Grades 5-8
Stories of King Arthur and his knights by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 1979 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Twenty-seven stories of King Arthur. Grades 6-8
The Provensen book of fairy tales by Alice Provensen( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Juvenile literature
Tales of ancient Persia by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Persian legends of valor and heroism taken from the first part of Firdausi's Shah-Nāma, an epic poem covering the history of Persia through the seventh century
One is one by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Stephen, a thirteen-year old boy has a secret dream of achieving knighthood. But that dream is shattered when he is sent to a monastery by his contemptuous brothers
Celtic tales: legends of tall warriors & old enchantments by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
These stories, chosen from the hoard of Irish and Welsh legends, tell of the people of Dana, the strange gods of anicient Ireland; Finn and the Fianna, some of the greatest heroes of all legend; and a different King Arthur from Malory's pattern of chivalry. The tales include "The Children of Lir "--One of the Three Sorrows of storytelling; "The voyage of Maeldun" - the pattern for all travellers' tall stories; and "The Bride Price for Olwen", in which Kilhwch has to win countless treasures and accomplish great feats. Barbara Leonie Picard has added notes about the stories and their backgrounds
Tales of the Norse gods by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty tales, bringing to life the Norse gods, including Odin, Thor, Freya, and Loki
The mermaid and the simpleton by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Fairy stories that have a something of laughter, tears and simplicity all mixed up together
Tales of the British people by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Nine legendary tales brought to the British Isles by the different people who settled there. Grades 6-8
Hero-tales from the British Isles by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
The lady of the linden tree by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A collection of fairy tales set in various regimes of the world-Europe, the Middle East and the Orient
Ransom for a knight by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
When she learns that her father and brother are not dead, Alys travels with her servant Hugh over the length of England, carrying jewels she can use to ransom them from the Scots
Tales of the Norse gods and heroes by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
13 editions published between 1953 and 1980 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five tales and legends of the Norse gods and heroes, retold for children
The goldfinch garden : seven tales by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Seven original fairy tales imbued with the traditional goodness, honor, and romance
The Tower & the traitors by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
7 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Stories of the Tudor and Stuart prisoners of the Tower of London and why they were imprisoned. Includes Thomas More, Anne Boleyn, Katheryn Howard, Walter Raleigh, Thomas Overbury, Thomas Blood, James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, and George, Baron Jeffreys, William Maxwell, Earl of Nithsdale
Lost John : a young outlaw in the Forest of Arden by Barbara Leonie Picard( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
While King Richard is away fighting the crusades, outlaws reign in the forests of England. Lost John wanders in the Forest of Arden, having left his usurping stepfather at home and looking for the man who killed his father, until he joins a band of outlaws led by Sir Ralph, who becomes a new father figure for him
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara Leonie Picard British children's writer
Barbara Leonie Picard Brits schrijfster (1917-2011)
Pīkārd, Bārbārā Liʿūnī 1917-
ピカード, バーバラ・レオニ
Languages
English (223)
German (5)
Romanian (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Persian (1)
Dutch (1)
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