skip to content

Geras, Adèle

Overview
Works: 225 works in 823 publications in 16 languages and 26,917 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Picture books  Short stories  History  Stories, plots, etc  Historical fiction  Folklore  Biography 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Women authors, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6057.E66, FIC
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Adèle Geras
Publications by Adèle Geras
Most widely held works about Adèle Geras
 
Most widely held works by Adèle Geras
Troy by Adèle Geras( Book )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up
My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
A Russian-Jewish grandmother tells her visiting granddaughter stories ranging from King Solomon, a Russian Czar, and Chelm, to a ghost who visits weddings
Little ballet star by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Tilly is thrilled when she gets to see her aunt perform in the ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty," especially because she gets to go backstage and even on the stage itself
Ithaka by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 894 libraries worldwide
The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. The classic tale of SLEEPING BEAUTY is retold by acclaimed author Adele Geras, and joined with detailed paintings that bring the story to life. When the king and queen throw a banquet in honor of the birth of their daughter, they invite all of the fairies, but one, Skura, who attends the feast, seeking revenge. She curses the baby, but her evil intentions are undone by the good fairy who instead promises years of sleep. The pages are trimmed with exquisite borders to give it a classic feel, and the lavish full-color art is highlighted with black and white sketches
Time for ballet by Adèle Geras( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's dance recital
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by James Kay( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
Cleopatra by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 722 libraries worldwide
"Discover the world of Cleopatra through the diary of her handmaid Nefret"--Cover
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( file )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Members of the Barrington family are shocked at the arbitrary and vindictive nature of their wealthy matriarch's will. While the palatial home goes to her prodigal step-grandson, hardworking Louise receives onlt the copyright to her grandfather's musty novels--long out of print and never popular. When she peruses one of these volumes, she discovers stories her beloved grandfather once read to her. But as she looks more closely, Louise becomes convinced the book's Japanese POW camp episodes are more fact than fiction--and could contain clues to secrets long since hidden
Sleep tight, Ginger Kitten by Adèle Geras( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A little kitten tries to find the most cozy place for a nap
Facing the light by Adèle Geras( Book )
49 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
An extended family gathers to celebrate the seventy-fifth birthday of its formidable matriarch, Leonora. She is the daughter of the famous Edwardian painter Ethan Walsh. At the party will be her daughters and their extended families. One outsider joins the group: Sean Everard, a television director who's making a documentary about the life and work of Ethan Walsh. All families have their dark side and Leonora's is no exception. By the time the party is over and the guest have left, two shocking past events have come to light to rock complacency and change forever the lives of Leonora and her daughters
The Random House book of opera stories by Adèle Geras( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Portuguese and held by 596 libraries worldwide
This beautiful collection captures all the thrills of a night at the opera.--
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 585 libraries worldwide
When Constance Barrington dies, she leaves behind a wealthy estate and a complex family network. But when the whole family gathers to hear her last will and testament, they are in for a terrible shock
Made in heaven by Adèle Geras( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Suzannah (known as Zannah) and Adrian are planning to marry in May, the loveliest time of year. Zannah has always wanted a beautiful, traditional wedding and feels she missed out the first time round when she married Cal, father of her daughter Isis. Now that tense moment - one that happens before every wedding - has come: the two families are to meet. Will the gathering go smoothly?
The girls in the velvet frame by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
In Jerusalem just before World War I five sisters send their photograph to a New York newspaper in hope of contacting their borther from whom they have not heard for one year
Voyage by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and German and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Relates the experiences of a group of Jewish young people in the early twentieth century as they journey from their homes in Eastern Europe to the United States in search of a new life
The tower room by Adèle Geras( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
In a modern version of the Rapunzel fairy tale, Megan, who lives at a secluded girl's school where her foster mother is headmistress, falls in love for the first time with the young man her foster mother has chosen for herself
Watching the roses by Adèle Geras( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
After being raped at her eighteenth birthday party, an English girl, whose life resembles a modern version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, withdraws into silent thoughts of her unusual family and the events that led to her trauma
Pictures of the night by Adèle Geras( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
In a modern version of the Snow White fairy tale, eighteen-year-old Bella is plagued by a series of mysterious accidents while singing with a small band in London and Paris during her summer break from school, and believes them to be caused by her jealous, malevolent stepmother
Apricots at midnight : and other stories from a patchwork quilt by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
An elderly London dressmaker entertains a young relative with memories of the world of her youth, evoked by the scraps from elegant dresses that she has sewn into a patchwork quilt
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Adèle Geras auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Adèle Geras Brits schrijfster
Geras, Adéle, 1944-
Jerasu, Aderu 1944-
ג׳ראס, אדל
ג׳ראס, אדל סופרת בריטית
ג'רס, אדל
게라, 아델 1944-
게라스, 아델 1944-
제라스, 아델 1944-
제라스, 아델레 1944-
지러스, 아델 1944-
ジェラス, アデル
Languages
English (206)
German (20)
Dutch (15)
French (8)
Danish (4)
Polish (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Hebrew (2)
Swedish (2)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Finnish (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.