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Foreman, Michael 1938-

Overview
Works: 789 works in 2,662 publications in 12 languages and 96,991 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Legends  Biography  War fiction  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Soccer stories 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.F7583, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Michael Foreman
Publications by Michael Foreman
Most widely held works by Michael Foreman
The Mozart question by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,956 libraries worldwide
A young journalist goes to Venice, Italy, to interview a famous violinist, who tells the story of his parents' incarceration by the Nazis, and explains why they can no longer listen to the music of Mozart
Shakespeare stories by Leon Garfield( Book )
25 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
An acclaimed author has rewritten twelve of Shakespeare's plays in narrative form, retaining much of the original language, and thus the flavor of the bard's dramas
The littlest dinosaur by Michael Foreman( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
The littlest dinosaur thinks he is too small to do much of anything, until his family and neighbors are in trouble and need his help
Fairy tales by Terry Jones( Book )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty original fairy tales introducing such beings as the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, and the wonderful cake-horse
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her grandfather look for a barn owl night after night. Will a distinctive heart-shaped face appear at the window? Michael Foreman's lush, intimate paintings are a perfect companion to Nicola Davies's lyrical text featuring intriguing facts about a rare bird indeed
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor
Say hello by Jack Foreman( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Written when the author was ten years old, tells of a dog and a boy who are both lonely until they are included by others
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Michael Morpurgo retells the timeless stories of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in this compelling modern version. It is the ultimate tale of chivalry and romance, of evil, magic, and betrayal
The little reindeer by Michael Foreman( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
A young reindeer becomes a surprise Christmas gift for a city boy
War game by Michael Foreman( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Four British youths join the army and experience trench warfare in World War I. On Christmas Day, there is a break in the fighting and the Germans and British play soccer against each other and a spirit of sympathy grows between the two armies suffering together on the front line
Farm boy : the sequel to War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
For years, Joey was a war horse, pulling ambulance carts and artillery through the battlefields of World War I. Finally, he returned to Albert and the farm. Now, decades later, Albert's son loves to tell his own grandson stories about the remarkable horse, including its feats in the war and of the time the family risked everything betting that Joey could win a daring race
The little ships : the heroic rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
A young English girl and her father take their sturdy fishing boat and join the scores of other civilian vessels crossing the English Channel in a daring attempt to rescue Allied and British troops trapped by Nazi soldiers at Dunkirk
Seal surfer by Michael Foreman( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Although he is on crutches, a boy goes to the beach with his grandfather, where they watch a seal being born, and over the following seasons, the boy and the seal develop a special bond
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
Michael Foreman's Mother Goose by Michael Foreman( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A classic Mother Goose collection that features intriguing visual links from one scene to the next
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, aranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year
Wonder goal! by Michael Foreman( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
A boy describes what it feels like to score a goal that makes his soccer teammates stop teasing him
Fortunately, unfortunately by Michael Foreman( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 807 libraries worldwide
On his way to return his grandmother's umbrella, Milo has a series of unlikely adventures, some more fortunate than others
Friends by Michael Foreman( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 763 libraries worldwide
While a cat wanders wild and free, his friend Bubble the fish swims in circles in a bowl, until the cat decides to give Bubble a taste of freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Foreman, Michael
Michael Foreman britischer Zeichner und Kinderbuchautor
Michael Foreman British illustrator and children's writer
Michael Foreman Brits illustrator
פורמן, מיקל 1938-
포맨, 마이클 1938-
포먼, 마이클 1938-
포어먼, 마이클 1938-
폴먼, 마이클 1938-
フォアマン, マイケル
フォーマン, マイケル
Languages
English (302)
French (23)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Danish (2)
Chinese (2)
Thai (2)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Finnish (1)
Czech (1)
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