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Foreman, Michael 1938-

Overview
Works: 701 works in 2,564 publications in 13 languages and 98,163 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Legends  Pictorial works  Biography  Folklore  Adventure stories  Soccer stories  Anecdotes 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.M82712, [FIC]
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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 )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,104 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 English and Undetermined and held by 1,858 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 )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,752 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
White owl, barn owl by Nicola Davies( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,332 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,324 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 )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,318 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
The little reindeer by Michael Foreman( Book )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
A young reindeer becomes a surprise Christmas gift for a city boy
Kaspar the Titanic cat by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Johnny Trott, a bell-boy at London's Savoy Hotel in 1912, becomes caregiver to Kaspar Kandinsky, the Prince of Cats, and soon the two are stowing away on the Titanic, where they are befriended by the Stanton family of New York
Arthur, high king of Britain by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy comes across Arthur Pendragon, who has just awakened from his long sleep beneath the earth, and hears from him some of the exciting stories of his past
War game by Michael Foreman( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 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
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 1,150 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 )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 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
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 1,125 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
Michael Foreman's Mother Goose by Michael Foreman( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
A classic Mother Goose collection that features intriguing visual links from one scene to the next
Robin of Sherwood by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,071 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
Wonder goal! by Michael Foreman( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
A boy describes what it feels like to score a goal that makes his soccer teammates stop teasing him
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,054 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
Friends by Michael Foreman( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 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
Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 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
Land of the long white cloud : Maori myths, tales, and legends by Kiri Te Kanawa( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
A collection of nineteen tales from various Maori tribes of New Zealand about the trickster Maui, the Creation, monsters, birds, animals, and special places
 
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Alternative Names
Foreman, Michael
פורמן, מיקל 1938-
フォアマン, マイケル
フォーマン, マイケル
Languages
English (287)
French (24)
Japanese (6)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (3)
Welsh (2)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Galician (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
Finnish (1)
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