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Young, Ed

Works: 151 works in 658 publications in 11 languages and 91,588 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Poetry  Designs and plans  Fables 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.Y84, [E]
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Publications about Ed Young
Publications by Ed Young
Most widely held works about Ed Young
Most widely held works by Ed Young
Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China by Ed Young( Book )
43 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 5,526 libraries worldwide
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother
Seven blind mice by Ed Young( Book )
82 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 4,779 libraries worldwide
Retells in verse the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant and arguing about its appearance. The illustrations depict the blind arguers as mice
Twenty heartbeats by Dennis Haseley( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3,174 libraries worldwide
After waiting for decades for the portrait of his prize horse to be finished, an angry rich man decides to confront the artist
Tsunami! by Kimiko Kajikawa( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 3,054 libraries worldwide
A wealthy man in a Japanese village, whom everyone calls Ojiisan, which means grandfather, sets fire to his rice fields to warn the innocent people of an approaching tsunami
Young Fu of the upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis( Book )
23 editions published between 1932 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 2,619 libraries worldwide
In the 1920's a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune
The emperor and the kite by Jane Yolen( Book )
31 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,619 libraries worldwide
When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him
Yeh-Shen : a Cinderella story from China by Ai-Ling Louie( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 2,549 libraries worldwide
This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version
The double life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 2,399 libraries worldwide
A biography of the famous American Indian princess, emphasizing her life-long adulation of John Smith and the roles she played in two very different cultures
Shanghai messenger by Andrea Cheng( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
A free-verse novel about eleven-year-old Xiao Mei's visit with her extended family in China, where the Chinese-American girl finds many differences but also the similarities that bind a family together
Sadako by Eleanor Coerr( Book )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy
Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
Wabi Sabi, a cat living in the city of Kyoto, learns about the Japanese concept of beauty through simplicity as she asks various animals she meets about the meaning of her name
Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
"Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure."--
The yellow boat by Margaret Hillert( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a little yellow boat
Foolish rabbit's big mistake by Rafe Martin( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
As all the animals panic and flee at little rabbit's announcement that the earth is breaking up, a brave lion steps in and brings sense to the situation
I wish I were a butterfly by James Howe( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
A wise dragonfly helps a despondent cricket realize that he is special in his own way
Cats are cats : poems ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty-six poems about all kinds of cats, from old grumbling cats to proud cats who sit tall, by poets including Eve Merriam, Jane Yolen, John Ciardi, and T.S. Eliot
Chinese Mother Goose rhymes. Ju tzŭ ko tʻu by Robert Wyndham( Book )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,398 libraries worldwide
A collection of nursery rhymes translated from Chinese, including ones on lady bugs, kites, and bumps on the head. Also includes the rhymes in Chinese characters
The hunter : a Chinese folktale by Mary Casanova( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village
My Mei Mei by Ed Young( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a Mei Mei, or younger sister, for her
Dreamcatcher by Audrey Osofsky( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
In the land of the Ojibway a baby sleeps, protected from bad dreams, as the life of the tribe goes on around him
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Alternative Names
Cheng, Yang Zhr.
Cheng Yang Zhr 1931-....
Ed Young American children's illustrator
Yang, Zhr Cheng.
Yang Zhr Cheng 1931-....
Young, Ed
Young, Edmund 1931-
Young, Tse-chun 1931-
ヤング, エド
English (224)
German (18)
French (16)
Chinese (14)
Spanish (11)
Japanese (4)
Afrikaans (3)
Korean (2)
Swedish (1)
Thai (1)
Dutch (1)
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