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McDermott, Gerald

Overview
Works: 110 works in 372 publications in 1 language and 38,399 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Legends  Picture books  Fairy tales  Big books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Producer
Classifications: PZ8.1.M159, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gerald McDermott
Publications by Gerald McDermott
Publications by Gerald McDermott, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gerald McDermott
 
Most widely held works by Gerald McDermott
Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )
40 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 4,914 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men
Anansi the spider : a tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,898 libraries worldwide
In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 3,233 libraries worldwide
Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun
Zomo the Rabbit : a trickster tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,254 libraries worldwide
Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom
Coyote : a trickster tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him how to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him
Tim O'Toole and the wee folk : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,688 libraries worldwide
A very poor Irishman is provided with magical things by the "wee folk", but he must then keep his good fortune out of the hands of the greedy McGoons
The stonecutter : a Japanese folk tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Relates the consequences of a stonecutter's foolish longing for power
Musicians of the sun by Gerald McDermott( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Aztec myth, Lord of the Night sends Wind to free the four musicians that the Sun is holding prisoner so they can bring joy to the world
Jabutí the tortoise : a trickster tale from the Amazon by Gerald McDermott( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti, the tortoise, except Vulture who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven
Creation by Gerald McDermott( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
A modern retelling of the biblical story shares the details of how light, water, earth, and living creatures came to be
Monkey : a trickster tale from India by Gerald McDermott( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day
The fox and the stork by Gerald McDermott( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the La Fontaine fable in which a stork finds a way to outwit the fox that tricked him
The magic tree; a tale from the Congo by Gerald McDermott( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
Retells a Congolese tale in which an ugly and unloved twin discovers a magic tree that gives him everything he wants
Daniel O'Rourke : an Irish tale by Gerald McDermott( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Because of a pooka spirit, Daniel O'Rourke embarks on a fantastic journey
Papagayo : the mischief maker by Gerald McDermott( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Papagayo, the noisy parrot, helps the night animals save the moon from being eaten up by the moon dog
Daughter of Earth : a Roman myth by Gerald McDermott( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
When Pluto wrongly takes Proserpina to be his bride in the Underworld, Ceres, mother of Proserpina and goddess of the Earth, withdraws into a cave to mourn and refuses to permit crops to grow
Pig-Boy : a trickster tale from Hawaiʻi by Gerald McDermott( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
The mischievous, shape-shifting Pig-Boy gets in trouble with both the King and Pele, the goddess of fire, but always manages to slip away as his grandmother has told him to do
Aladdin and the enchanted lamp by Marianna Mayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Retells the adventures of Aladdin who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess
Carlo Collodi's The adventures of Pinocchio by Marianna Mayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a talking wooden marionette whose nose grew whenever he told a lie
Anansi the spider [a tale from Ashanti] by Gerald McDermott( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky
 
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Mac Dermott Gerald 1941-....
MacDermott, Gerald
MacDermott, Gerald, 1941-
Mc Dermott Gerald 1941-....
McDermott, Gerald, 1941-
マクダーモット, ジェラルド
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English (196)
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