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Tomes, Margot

Overview
Works: 164 works in 438 publications in 2 languages and 47,703 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picture books  Guidebooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Photographer
Classifications: PZ7.F919, B
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Publications by Margot Tomes
Publications by Margot Tomes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Margot Tomes
Homesick : my own story by Jean Fritz( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 3,682 libraries worldwide
The author's fictionalized version, though all the events are true, of her childhood in China in the 1920's
And then what happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz( Book )
22 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 3,497 libraries worldwide
Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride
What's the big idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz( Book )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 2,707 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the eighteenth-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States
Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? by Jean Fritz( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 2,512 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of Patrick Henry tracing his progress from planter to statesman
Where do you think you're going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 2,306 libraries worldwide
Discusses the voyages of Christopher Columbus who determined to beat everyone in the race to the Indies
Ty's one-man band by Mildred Pitts Walter( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
On a hot, humdrum day Ty meets a man who, using a washboard, comb, spoons, and pail, fills the night with music
Snowy day : stories and poems ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories and poems having snow as a common theme, with some recipes, handicraft, and a bibliography
This time, Tempe Wick? by Patricia Lee Gauch( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Everyone knows Tempe Wick is a most surprising girl, but she exceeds even her own reputation when two mutinous Revolutionary soldiers try to steal her beloved horse
The shadowmaker by Ron Hansen( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
A cunning little girl named Drizzle rescues her town from the bedlam created by the mysterious Shadowmaker, a wizard who makes new shadows for people
Witch Hazel by Alice Schertle( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon
Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales by Alison Lurie( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Folktales about heroines, "fair maidens [who] can fight and hunt as well as any man, defeat giants, answer riddles, outwit the Devil, and rescue friends and relatives from all sorts of dangers and evil spells."
Little Sister and the Month Brothers by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Slavic folktale in which the Month Brothers' magic helps Little Sister fulfill seemingly impossible tasks which prove the undoing of her greedy stepmother and stepsister
Chimney sweeps : yesterday and today by James Cross Giblin( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Traces the history and folklore of the chimney-sweeping profession from the fifteenth century to the present day, emphasizing the plight of the often abused climbing boys of past centuries
The witch's hat by Tony Johnston( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
A witch's hat causes its owner some problems when it turns into a bat, then a rat, then a cat, and still won't behave after that
If there were dreams to sell ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by an illustration and appropriate poem or a phrase from a poem
The soup bone by Tony Johnston( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Looking for a soup bone on Halloween, a little old lady finds a hungry skeleton instead
Anna, Grandpa, and the big storm by Carla Stevens( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue El during the blizzard of 1888
Aaron and the Green Mountain Boys by Patricia Lee Gauch( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
In 1777 nine-year-old Aaron would rather help the Green Mountain Boys fight the British than stay home and bake bread for them
The secret of the Sachem's Tree by F. N Monjo( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
The Wadsworth children must abandon their plans for Halloween mischief to help prevent the King's representative from taking away Connecticut Colony's charter
Wanda Gág's The sorcerer's apprentice by Wanda Gág( Book )
8 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
A sorcerer's apprentice learns his master's spells on the sly and finds they come in handy when he is in danger
 
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Alternative Names
Margot Tomes American illustrator
톰스, 마고
トムズ, マーゴット
Languages
English (194)
Swedish (1)
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