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Foreman, Michael 1938-

Overview
Works: 898 works in 3,198 publications in 9 languages and 97,323 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Legends  Picture books  Folklore  Arthurian romances 
Subject Headings:
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 English and Spanish and held by 3,857 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 )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,838 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
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her grandfather build a nest box and place it high in an old oak tree and then watch together night after night, hoping to see a barn owl use it
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honour. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,121 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
War game by Michael Foreman( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
During World War I, four English friends and their comrades find temporary relief from the brutal and seemingly endless struggle in the trenches when, on an extraordinary Christmas Day, they celebrate the holiday with their German enemies
The little reindeer by Michael Foreman( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
A young reindeer becomes a surprise Christmas gift for a city boy
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 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
The little ships : the heroic rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 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
Farm boy : the sequel to War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,059 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
Seal surfer by Michael Foreman( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,023 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
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 994 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
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year
Wonder goal! by Michael Foreman( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 949 libraries worldwide
A boy describes what it feels like to score a goal that makes his soccer teammates stop teasing him
Land of the long white cloud : Maori myths, tales, and legends by Kiri Te Kanawa( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
The tales begin with the birth of Maui, the mischievous god who fishes the land now known as the South Island from the sea. There are more tales about Maui, powerful stories of the Creation, and legends belonging to various Maori tribes that tell of frightening moments, of brave adventures into the underground spirit world, and of young romance
Fortunately, unfortunately by Michael Foreman( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 785 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 )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 765 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
Oh! If only-- by Michael Foreman( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Relates the chain of events as one young boy and a dog unwittingly unleash havoc on the queen's birthday celebration
After the war was over by Michael Foreman( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of Foreman as a boy during the rebuilding of Britain after World War II. Foreman recalls victory bonfires, the ongoing rationing, prefab houses, baths in tin tubs, beaches first cleared of barbed wire and mines, and describes his development as an artist. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
War boy : a country childhood by Michael Foreman( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Forfatterens barndomserindringer fra tiden under 2. verdenskrig i en lille sydengelsk landsby, hvor livet var præget af bl.a. skotske soldater og bombeangreb
 
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Alternative Names
Foreman, Michael
Michael Foreman
Michael Foreman britischer Zeichner und Kinderbuchautor
Michael Foreman British illustrator and children's writer
Michael Foreman Brits illustrator
מייקל פורמן סופר בריטי
פורמן, מיקל 1938-
마이클 포먼 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
マイケル・フォアマン
Languages
English (354)
French (3)
Chinese (2)
Danish (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
Finnish (1)
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