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Day, David 1947-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 458 publications in 14 languages and 13,719 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Folklore  Illustrations  Sources  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 591.042
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Day
A Tolkien bestiary by David Day( Book )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 12 languages and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
Presents illustrated definitions in alphabetical order of all the imaginary beasts, monsters, races, nations, duties, fauna, and flora of the worlds of middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Also includes a map and a chronology of all the ages
The doomsday book of animals : a natural history of vanished species by David Day( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
A descriptive account of the extinction of nearly 300 species and subspecies between 1680 and 1980, profusely illustrated with drawings and watercolor paintings
Tolkien : the illustrated encyclopedia by David Day( Book )
44 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
An encyclopedia illustrated guide to the world of Middle Earth and the Undying Lands. Brings together every important aspect of Tolkien's vast cosmology
The search for King Arthur by David Day( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Examines historical evidence for the existence of King Arthur and traces the growth of the Arthurian legend from the tenth century to modern times
The whale war by David Day( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Treats the confrontations between whalers and conservationists as a military campaign, reporting on the manoeuvres and gains in the world's oceans and parliaments. Also examines the history and politics of the International Whaling Commission
Castles by Alan Lee( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Recounts legends, folk stories, and fairy tales dealing with castles from the traditions of England, Norway, Germany, and other countries
The Hobbit companion by David Day( Book )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Master hobbit investigator David Day reveals the myriad crafty puns, riddles, hidden meanings, and mythical associations beneath the surface of Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" saga, exposing the core of the author's intricate wordplay. Wonderful watercolor illustrations, character representations, and scenic renderings by renowned artist Lidia Postma bring the land of the hobbits to life
Tolkien's ring by David Day( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 612 libraries worldwide
<Div>In Tolkien's Ring, David Dayshows how theLord of the Rings is the result of an ancient story-telling tradition; and how, by drawing upon the world's primary myths and legends, J.R.R Tolkien created his own mythology for the twentieth century.</div>
The environmental wars : reports from the front lines by David Day( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Surveys each of the battle fronts in the environmental wars and provides a comprehensive handbook of the ecology movement. Tells the human stories behind the environmental issues
King of the woods by David Day( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Da den lille gærdesmutte en dag finder et lækkert rødkindet æble på en træstub midt i skoven, opstår der en magtkamp mellem dyrene. Hvem har som skovens konge ret til æblet?
The walking catfish by David Day( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
A tall tale about a Big Lie Contest at which a tale about a giant catfish becomes true and swallows its teller
The emperor's panda by David Day( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Relates how the poor young shepherd boy Kung became the Emperor of all China with the help of the Master Panda, the most magical and wisest creature in all the world
The world of Tolkien : mythological sources of The lord of the rings by David Day( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 338 libraries worldwide
"The comprehensive guide to uncovering the "real-world" inspiration behind the Gods and demigods, races of men, elves and dwarves, wizards and hobbits, creatures and monsters, cities, geography, battles, and major events in the history of Middle-earth. Stunningly illustrated with 100 new color and black-and-white illustrations."--
The sleeper by David Day( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
After sleeping in a cave for two hundred years, a young monk finds that he carries sacred books that can save China in a time of crisis
Vanished species by David Day( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Aska's birds by Warabé Aska( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Poems and guessing games
Aska's sea creatures by Warabé Aska( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Surveys the world under the sea in this exploration of the animal kingdom in verse and pictures
The swan children by David Day( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The Magician-King's four grandchildren are transformed into swans by their jealous stepmother and remain enchanted for a thousand years
Many voices : an anthology of contemporary Canadian Indian poetry by David Day( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The poems of thirty-four Canadian Indian poets
Aska's animals by Warabé Aska( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Animals from all around the world are portrayed, including the stealthy tiger, the bounding deer and the majestic polar bear. Poetry underscores the mythical quality of the paintings
 
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Alternative Names
Day, D.
Day, David
Day, David 1947-... auteur de livres pour la jeunesse
Day, David 1947-... professeur
Дей, Девид 1947-
デイ, デイヴィッド
デイ, デービッド
Languages
English (191)
Spanish (21)
Japanese (10)
German (9)
Danish (8)
Dutch (7)
Swedish (6)
French (5)
Catalan (4)
Italian (4)
Czech (3)
Finnish (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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