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Gorey, Edward 1925-2000

Works: 309 works in 1,180 publications in 9 languages and 41,505 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Interviews  War stories, English  Exhibition catalogs  Humorous stories  Folklore  Records and correspondence  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Creator, Instrumentalist, Artist, Other, Signer
Classifications: PR5774, [FIC]
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Publications about Edward Gorey
Publications by Edward Gorey
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The house with a clock in its walls by John Bellairs( Book )
26 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,590 libraries worldwide
John Bellairs, the name in Gothic mysteries for middle graders, wrote terrifying tales full of adventure, attitude and alarm. For years, young readers have crept, crawled, and gone bump in the night with the unlikely heroes of these Gothic novels: Lewis Barnavelt, Johnny Dixon, and Anthony Monday. Now, the ten top-selling titles feature an updated cover look. Loyal fans and enticed newcomers will love the series even more with this haunting new look! Orphaned Lewis Barnavelt comes to live with his Uncle Jonathan and quickly learns that both his uncle and his next-door neighbor are witches on a quest to discover the terrifying clock ticking within the walls of Jonathan's house. Can the three of them save the world from certain destruction?
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,379 libraries worldwide
These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he composed his poems
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
44 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,761 libraries worldwide
A boy discovers he is shrinking but doesn't know why
The spell of the sorcerer's skull by John Bellairs( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
The disappearance of Professor Childermass prompts Johnny Dixon to search for clues--a tiny skull among them--which unleash demonic forces and lead Johnny to a confrontation with terror on a deserted Maine island
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann are transported back to 1828 to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard
The eyes of the killer robot by John Bellairs( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon is put in jeopardy when he and Professor Childermass try to find a robot made many years ago by an evil wizard
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves. Grades 1-4
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 982 libraries worldwide
For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills
The mansion in the mist by John Bellairs( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer in an old house on a desolate Canadian island, Anthony Monday and Miss Eells discover a chest that can transport them to another world and a maniacal group who are plotting the destructon of people on Earth
Red Riding Hood : retold in verse for boys and girls to read themselves by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Retells in verse the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother
Amphigorey too by Edward Gorey( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 895 libraries worldwide
A sequel of Gorey's illustrated classic of offbeat, somewhat macabre humorous non-sequiters
The man who sang the sillies; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five humorous and nonsense poems
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Lewis Barnavelt and his uncle are in England, visiting a cousin at Barnavelt Manor. Lewis accidentally unleashes a maniacal ghost
Brer Rabbit and his tricks by Ennis Rees( Book )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and German and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Rhymed versions of "Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby," "Winnianimus Grass," and "Hello House," first collected by J.C. Harris
Treehorn's wish by Florence Parry Heide( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes
Rumpelstiltskin; a tale told long ago by the Brothers Grimm by Edith Tarcov( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis( Book )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A humorous novel about an amiable opportunist who finds himself, after the war, in the improbable role of an instructor in medieval history at one of Britain's new redbrick universities in a small British village
The haunted looking glass : ghost stories by Edward Gorey( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve ghost stories by various authors
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
When a Martian spacecraft lands on Woking Common, mankind is terrorized by aliens in tall, armored capsules which stalk the countryside on three legs. The machines wreak havoc on London and the Southern Counties, and survivors are driven underground. Scientist John Nicholson tells how he was plunged into a paralyzing nightmare of stark terror, savage madness and utter destruction
Someone could win a polar bear by John Ciardi( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
A humorous collection of poems about a fanciful menagerie of friends and watchamacallits
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Dowdy, Regera, 1925-2000

controlled identity Goré, Ædwyrd

controlled identity Mude, O., 1925-2000

controlled identity Ward, E. D., 1925-2000

controlled identity Weary, Ogdred, 1925-2000

controlled identity Weedy, Garrod, 1925-2000

controlled identity Wryde, Dogear, 1925-2000

Bloody, Edward 1925-2000
Blutig, Eduard.
Blutig, Eduard 1925-2000
Bluting, Edward
Dogyear, Drew.
Dogyear, Drew 1925-2000
Dowdy, Mrs Regera
Dowdy, Regera.
Dowdy, Regera 1925-2000
Edgy, Wardore.
Edgy, Wardore 1925-2000
Edward Gorey Amerikaans schrijver
Edward Gorey amerikansk skribent
Edward Gorey rysownik amerykański, ilustrator
Edward Gorey scrittore e illustratore statunitense
Edward Gorey US-amerikanischer Autor und Illustrator
Edward St. John Gorey
Gewe, Raddory.
Gewe, Raddory 1925-2000
Gorey, Eduard 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward
Gorey, Edward S. 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward Saint John
Gorey Edward Saint John 1925-2000
Gorey, Edward St. John
Gorey, Edward St. John 1925-
Gorey Edward St. John 1925-2000
Gorey Saint John 1925-2000
Gorey, St. John.
Gorey St. John 1925-2000
Gori Edvard
Grewdead, Roy.
Grewdead, Roy 1925-2000
Grode, Redway.
Grode, Redway 1925-2000
Mude, O.
Müde, O. 1925-2000
Pig, Edward.
Pig, Edward 1925-2000
Ward, E. D.
Ward, E. D. 1925-2000
Weary, Ogdred.
Weary, Ogdred 1925-2000
Weedy, Garrod.
Weedy, Garrod 1925-2000
Wodge, Dreary.
Wodge, Dreary 1925-2000
Wryde, Dogear.
Wryde, Dogear 1925-2000
Έντουαρντ Γκόρι
Гори, Эдвард
إدوارد جوري
ادوارد گوری نویسنده آمریکایی
ئەدوارد گۆرەی
ゴーリー, エドワード
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German (27)
Spanish (21)
Swedish (7)
French (6)
Dutch (4)
Italian (3)
Serbian (1)
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