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Stanley, Diane

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Works: 120 works in 375 publications in 1 language and 61,088 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Fairy tales  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Typographer
Classifications: PZ7.S7869, B
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Leonardo da Vinci by Diane Stanley( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 2,658 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Italian Renaissance artist and inventor who, at about age thirty, began writing his famous notebooks which contain the outpourings of his amazing mind
Rumpelstiltskin's daughter by Diane Stanley( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,274 libraries worldwide
Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom
Michelangelo by Diane Stanley( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, well known for his work on the Sistine Chapel in Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral
The trouble with wishes by Diane Stanley( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,152 libraries worldwide
Jane wishes she were more like her friend Pyg the sculptor until Pyg's statue of a beautiful goddess comes to life and teaches them both to be careful what they wish for. Based on the Greek myth of Pygmalion
Good Queen Bess : the story of Elizabeth I of England by Diane Stanley( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of the strong-willed queen who ruled England in the time of Shakespeare and the defeat of the Spanish Armada
Cleopatra by Diane Stanley( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
Cleopatra was not the renowned beauty of legend-her strength lay in her intelligence, courage, and charm, and she would need all three in her short and perilous reign. She became Queen of Egypt at eighteen and by twenty had been driven from her throne. But she raided an army and won the support of the great Julius Caesar, who helped her return to rule
Joan of Arc by Diane Stanley( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,024 libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English and was burned at the stake for witchcraft
The last princess : the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi by Fay Stanley( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of Hawaii's last heir to the throne, who was denied her right to rule when the monarchy was abolished
Peter the Great by Diane Stanley( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
A biography of the tsar who began the transformation of Russia into a modern state in the late seventeenth-early eighteenth centuries
Saving Sweetness by Diane Stanley( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
The sheriff of a dusty western town rescues Sweetness, an unusually resourceful orphan, from nasty old Mrs. Sump and her terrible orphanage
Bella at midnight by Diane Stanley( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,885 libraries worldwide
Raised by peasants, Bella discovers that she is actually the daughter of a knight and finds herself caught up in a terrible plot that will change her life and the kingdom forever
Sleeping ugly by Jane Yolen( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,828 libraries worldwide
When beautiful Princess Miserella, Plain Jane, and a fairy fall under a sleeping spell, a prince undoes the spell in a surprising way
Raising Sweetness by Diane Stanley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,760 libraries worldwide
Sweetness, one of eight orphans living with a man who is an unconventional housekeeper, learns to read and writes an important letter to improve their situation
Goldie and the three bears by Diane Stanley( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
In this story, loosely based on that of Goldilocks, Goldie, who has yet to find a friend to "love with all her heart," makes an unplanned visit to the house of some bears
The mysterious matter of I.M. Fine by Diane Stanley( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Noticing that a popular series of horror novels is having a bizarre effect on the behavior of its readers, Franny and Beamer set out to find the mysterious author
Saladin : noble Prince of Islam by Diane Stanley( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
Forty years before the boy was born, a horde of bloodthirsty barbarians thundered out of the west and conquered his native land. They had succeeded because his people, ever at war with one another, had not fought together to defend their cities. In time the boy was destined to become the very leader that was needed, a man with the courage and vision to unite his people and face the most fearsome and brilliant warrior of the age. The time was the twelfth century the barbarian horde was the armies of the First Crusade the great warrior was Richard the Lionhearted and the leader was Saladin. This is more than the other side of a familiar Western story, the Crusades. It is the tale of an extraordinary man, remarkable for his generous and chivalrous ways, a warrior who longed for peace. Courageous in battle and merciful in victory, he would be revered even by his enemies as the "marvel of his time."
Shaka : king of the Zulus by Diane Stanley( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
A biography of the nineteenth-century military genius and Zulu chief
The silver bowl by Diane Stanley( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
From the age of seven when she became scullery maid in a castle, Molly has seen visions of the future which, years later, lead her and friend Tobias on an adventure to keep Alaric, the heir to the throne, safe from a curse
The Giant and the beanstalk by Diane Stanley( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
In this version of the traditional tale, a young giant chases Jack down the beanstalk to rescue his beloved hen and meets other Jacks from various nursery rhymes along the way
Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations by Diane Stanley( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
Follows the life and writing career of the popular nineteenth-century English novelist
 
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Alternative Names
Diane Stanley Amerikaans schrijfster
Vennema, Diane Stanley
Vennema, Diane Stanley, 1943-
Venneman, Diane Stanley 1943-
Venneman Stanley, Diane 1943-
Zuromski, Diane 1943-
Zuromskis, Diane
Zuromskis, Diane Stanley
Zuromskis, Diane Stanley, 1943-
دایان استنلی
スタンレー, ダイアン
Languages
English (160)
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