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Wright, Freire

Overview
Works: 15 works in 62 publications in 5 languages and 2,801 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Children's audiobooks  Exhibition catalogs  Fairy tales  Bibliography  Musical settings  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.W647, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Freire Wright
Publications by Freire Wright
Most widely held works by Freire Wright
Noah's ark by Linda Hayward( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and French and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of the Old Testament story of Noah, who followed God's orders to build a great ark in preparation for the coming flood
The selfish giant by Oscar Wilde( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
When the Selfish Giant builds a high wall around his lovely garden to keep the children out, the North Wind blows, the Frost comes and the Snow dances through the trees. The Giant wonders why Spring never comes to his cold, white garden. Then one day the Giant looks out to see a most wonderful sight
Borrowed feathers and other fables by Bryna Stevens( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Seven of Aesop's fables, accompanied by lovely illustrations, are retold for the very young
Freire Wright & Michael Foreman's Seven in one blow by Freire Wright( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 libraries worldwide
A version of the Grimm tale in which a valiant little tailor kills seven flies with a single swat and goes on to acquire a kingdom
Winter's tales by Michael Foreman( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
A collection of six brief illustrated stories celebrating the spirit of Christmas
The nightingale and the rose by Oscar Wilde( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A nightingale, seeing the sorrow of a student who has no red rose to give to his love, stains a white rose crimson with her own blood
Beauty and the beast by Freire Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
The bunch from Bananas by David Pownall( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Crime and catastrophe are thwarted in the town of Santa Margarita del Banana by young Bernard who has taken up crime fighting and heroism as hobbies
The adventures of Tom Thumb by Freire Wright( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Die selfsugtige reus by Oscar Wilde( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in Afrikaans and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Der selbstsüchtige Riese by Oscar Wilde( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Der hartherzige Riese: Nach sieben Jahren kehrt der Riese nach Hause zurück und findet in seinem Garten spielende Kinder vor. Wütend jagt er sie weg und baut eine riesige Mauer um sein Land. Von da an scheint in seinem Garten das Leben verschwunden zu sein. Weder der Frühling oder Sommer, noch der Herbst lassen sich darin erblicken. Der Winter hält alles mit eisiger Hand im Griff. Als eines Tages die vertriebenen Kinder durch ein Loch in der Mauer in den Garten zurückgelangen, fängt sich das Leben wieder darin zu regen an, dem Riesen wird es warm ums Herz und er beginnt zu verstehen. Um 1880 schrieb Oscar Wilde dieses Kunstmärchen, das davon erzählt, wie ein verhärtetes Herz sich öffnet und wieder menschlicher wird. 1984 wurde dieses Buch das erste Mal herausgebracht und ist nun aufs Neue erschienen. Lisbeth Zwerger hat die Bilder dazu gemalt, welche die Dynamik des Lebens der Kinder einerseits und dessen Stillstand in der Gestalt des vereinsamten Riesen andererseits, in sehr zarten, ungemein lebendig wirkenden Bildern wiedergibt. Ein wunderbarer Klassiker mit Bildern von beeindruckender Lebendigkeit. Ab 4 Jahren, *****, Beatrice Balint
Alexander in the land of Mog by Janice Elliott( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Alexander Columbus Banyana lives on the roof of the famous Ritz-Palace Hotel in London and misses his friends the Dodo and the Unicorn so he visits the magical Land of Mog to find them
Ghūl-i khud'khvāh by Oscar Wilde( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Persian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Allegori over, hvordan kæmpen alias den voksne via børnene lærer kærligheden og livet at kende
Die Nagtegaal en die roos by Oscar Wilde( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in Undetermined and Afrikaans and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Bible Stories ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (47)
French (5)
Afrikaans (3)
German (2)
Persian (1)
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