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Geras, Adèle

Overview
Works: 218 works in 748 publications in 14 languages and 27,646 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Picture books  History  Stories, plots, etc  Folklore  Biography  Pictorial works  Young adult works 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Women authors, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G29354, [FIC]
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Publications about Adèle Geras
Publications by Adèle Geras
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Most widely held works by Adèle Geras
Troy by Adèle Geras( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,870 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 1,628 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 )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 980 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 957 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 910 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 )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's dance recital
Cleopatra by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
"Discover the world of Cleopatra through the diary of her handmaid Nefret"--Cover
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Computer File )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 732 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
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 732 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
Sleep tight, Ginger Kitten by Adèle Geras( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A little kitten tries to find the most cozy place for a nap
The Random House book of opera stories by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Portuguese and held by 636 libraries worldwide
This beautiful collection captures all the thrills of a night at the opera.--
Facing the light by Adèle Geras( Book )
43 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Throwing a lavish party for her seventy-fifth birthday, Leonora invites numerous family members and a film crew that is working on a movie about her famous painter father, but the festivities are overshadowed by long-hidden family misdeeds. 15,000 first printing
Made in heaven by Adèle Geras( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 633 libraries worldwide
A wedding isn't just about two people, it's about two families
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim (ILT) Kay( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 550 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
The tower room by Adèle Geras( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 536 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
Voyage by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and German and held by 530 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 girls in the velvet frame by Adèle Geras( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
In Jerusalem just before World War One five sisters send their photograph to a New York newspaper in hope of contacting their brother from whom they have not heard for one year
Watching the roses by Adèle Geras( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 477 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. From the author of Troy, the books in the Egerton Hall trilogy--back with a fresh new look! In this retelling of "Sleeping Beauty," Alice seems destined to lead a princess's life--except for the frightening curse that dreaded Aunt Violette bestowed at her christening: She will die at the age of eighteen. Although she lives, something horrible happens on her eighteenth birthday. And as a result, Alice falls into a trancelike state and refuses to speak to anyone. Will she ever recover?
Pictures of the night by Adèle Geras( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 458 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
Hester's story by Adèle Geras( Book )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Hester Fielding was once the leading ballerina of her day. Her life is the stuff of drama: a bleak Yorkshire childhood transformed by the discovery of her amazing gifts as a dancer; a dangerous love affair that could only lead to heartbreak and a secret that would topple her from her pinnacle of fame if it ever came out
 
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Alternative Names
Adèle Geras auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Geras, Adéle, 1944-
Jerasu, Aderu 1944-
ג׳ראס, אדל
ジェラス, アデル
Languages
English (191)
German (27)
Dutch (17)
French (13)
Italian (6)
Polish (6)
Danish (4)
Spanish (3)
Turkish (2)
Finnish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
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