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Storr, Catherine

Overview
Works: 268 works in 817 publications in 8 languages and 20,273 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Legends  History  Bible stories  Children's stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Narrator, Editor, Librettist, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.S882,
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Publications about Catherine Storr
Publications by Catherine Storr
Publications by Catherine Storr, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Catherine Storr
 
Most widely held works by Catherine Storr
Rip Van Winkle by Catherine Storr( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
Robin Hood by Catherine Storr( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Retells some of Robin Hood's adventures in Sherwood Forest including episodes with Maid Marian, Little John, Friar Tuck, and Will Scarlett
Clever Polly and the stupid wolf by Catherine Storr( Book )
50 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 525 libraries worldwide
One day the front door bell rang and Polly went to open the door. And there was a great black wolf who said he had come to eat her up. He was quite surprised when Polly said she didn't want to be eaten. 'Oh, yes,' said the wolf, 'I am going to eat you. But first tell me, what is that delicious smell?' 'Come down to the kitchen,' said Polly, 'and I will show you.' She led the wolf down to the kitchen. There on the table was a delicious looking pie. 'Have a slice?' said Polly. 'Now,' said Polly, after the third helping, 'what about me?' 'Sorry,' said the wolf, 'I'm too full of pie. I'll come back another day to deal with you.' The wolf did come back again whenever he was hungry, but Polly outwits the wolf on each and every occassion! These twelve storeis, written for the author's daughter, who was scared of the wolf under her bed, are bursting with humour, originality and charm
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Catherine Storr( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and German and held by 522 libraries worldwide
The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children, too
Joan of Arc by Catherine Storr( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
A biography of the peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English and was later accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake
The birth of Jesus by Catherine Storr( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of the birth of Jesus; the visits by the shepherds and wise men; and the return of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus to Nazareth to live
King Midas by Catherine Storr( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
A king who wishes for the golden touch is faced with its unfortunate consequences
The Trojan horse by Catherine Storr( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Portuguese and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Recounts how the Greeks won the Trojan War by the subterfuge of the wooden horse
The sword in the stone by Catherine Storr( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in Chinese and English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
A brief retelling of selected parts of the Arthurian legend
The first Easter by Catherine Storr( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus
Noah and his ark by Catherine Storr( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the story of the Flood that lasted forty days, and the Ark on which Noah, his family, and a pair of each kind of animal took refuge
David and Goliath by Catherine Storr( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A shepherd boy leads the Israelites to victory by killing the giant leader of the opposing army
Odysseus and the enchanters by Catherine Storr( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of Odysseus as he encounters Circe, the Sirens, and other dangers on his long voyage home from the Trojan War
The prodigal son by Catherine Storr( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and German and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the wayward son whose return home gladdened his father's heart
Joseph and his brothers by Catherine Storr( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Retells in simple text and illustrations the Old Testament story of the conflict between Joseph and his brother
Jonah and the whale by Catherine Storr( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and German and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of Jonah's experiences after he disobeys God's command
Marianne dreams by Catherine Storr( Book )
44 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Ill and bored with having to stay in bed, Marianne picks up a pencil and starts doodling -- a house, a garden, a boy at the window. That night she has an extraordinary dream. She is transported into her own picture, and as she explores further she soon realises she is not alone. The boy at the window is called Mark, and his every movement is guarded by the menacing stone watchers that surround the solitary house. Together, in their dreams, Marianne and Mark must save themselves
The flying Dutchman by Catherine Storr( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Retells the legend of the Dutch sea captain destined to sail forever over the seven seas unless he finds the love of a faithful girl
The good Samaritan by Catherine Storr( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Retells the parable which defines the term "neighbor."
Miracles by the sea by Catherine Storr( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
A simple retelling of the New Testament accounts of miracles performed by Jesus Christ
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Adler, Irene, 1913-2001

controlled identity Lourie, Helen, 1913-2001

Adler, Irene.
Adler, Irene, 1913-
Adler, Irene 1913-2001
Balogh, Catherine 1913-2001
Catherine Storr britisk skribent
Catherine Storr Brits schrijfster (1913-2001)
Catherine Storr brittisk författare
Catherine Storr englische Kinderbuchautorin
Cole, Catherine 1913-2001
Lourie Helen
Lourie, Helen, 1913-
Lourie, Helen 1913-2001
Storr, Catharine 1913-2001
Storr, Catherine Cole, 1913-2001
Кэтрин Сторр
스터, 캐더린 1913-2001
キャサリン・ストー イギリスの児童文学作家、小説家
ストー, キャサリン
ストーア, キャサリン
ストール, キャサリン
Languages
English (166)
French (12)
Chinese (12)
Japanese (10)
German (8)
Slovenian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Korean (1)
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