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Philip, Neil

Overview
Works: 220 works in 736 publications in 21 languages and 42,162 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Folklore  Dictionaries  Poetry  History  Pictorial works  War poetry  Fiction  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter, Compiler
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Publications about Neil Philip
Publications by Neil Philip
Most widely held works by Neil Philip
Mythology by Neil Philip( Book )
78 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 4,401 libraries worldwide
Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil in different mythologies around the world
The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of the world by Neil Philip( Book )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 1,452 libraries worldwide
A collection of myths from many cultures
The new Oxford book of children's verse by Neil Philip( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
An anthology of poetry written for children
Robin Hood by Neil Philip( Book )
41 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Organized by geographic region and with characters from the same stories and episodes grouped together, this comprehensive book is an excellent reference tool. Legendary heroes appear with their adversaries to set each myth in context, as do gods and goddesses of the underworld and mythical beasts
Horse hooves and chicken feet : Mexican folktales ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Mexican folktales invite us into a magical world of enchantment and transformation, populated by cats and kings, priests and tricksters, ordinary people and supernatural beings. A witch turns seven brothers into seven little blue oxen; the Virgin Mary rewards a good girl with a gold star on her forehead but adorns her wicked stepsister with a pair of horns; a young man, thrown overboard to drown, is rescued by a mysterious shadow. Drawing from authentic sources, folklorist Neil Philip has created a rich and varied collection, representing the unique blend of classic folkloric elements and Catholic imagery characteristic of the Mexican and Mexican American storytelling tradition. The retellings capture the wit, spirituality, and wonder of the originals and are perfectly complemented by Jacqueline Mair's colorful illustrations, which are based on Mexican folk art
The complete fairy tales of Charles Perrault by Charles Perrault( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of eleven tales including such familiar titles as "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty" and less familiar ones such as "Tufty Ricky" and "The Fairies."
The Arabian nights by Neil Philip( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The great circle : a history of the First Nations by Neil Philip( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Explores the long history of the Native American tribes of North America, discussing their culture, their struggles against white immigrants, and the recent resurgence of their customs. American history with a difference, this is a lively and authoritative history of the Native American nations, from pre-Columbian times to the reclaiming of traditions that is taking place today. Neil Philip explores Native American ideas about land and society, religion, science, and history, and shows how the differences between these and the ideas of the whites resulted in the sad catalog of misunderstandings and betrayals in treaty talks and settlements. It is also a tale of resilience and renewal, including a positive assessment of Native American cultures as they enter the new millennium. Spoken and written accounts by Native Americans are drawn on extensively, and the volume will be illustrated with archival photographs
The adventures of Odysseus by Neil Philip( Book )
11 editions published between 1926 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Retells the adventures of the hero Odysseus as he encounters many monsters and other obstacles on his journey home from the Trojan War
The religions book : [big ideas simply explained] ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Religion has influenced human culture since prehistory, shaping everything from the politics of war and peace to notions of morality and issues of sex, reproduction, and family. On an individual level, it has also offered people a sense of meaning, purpose, and comfort, and even today, when science appears to offer answers to many of the world's conundrums, faith persists and many religions--including Christianity and Islam--are still growing. The Religions Book explains in a clear, accessible way more than 100 of the most important theological ideas, from those bound up in the earliest cultures to others that have emerged in the last few hundred years, along with all of the main tenets of the world's major faiths. In doing so, it considers key issues such as the problem of defining good and evil, the significance of suffering, creation and the afterlife ("Why are we here?" and "Why do we die?"), and the nature of god.--Publisher's description
Mythology of the world by Neil Philip( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 801 libraries worldwide
From the ancient Greeks to the Aztecs, people across the world have created a rich tapestry of stories, characters and beliefs to explain the mysteries of creation, and the forces of nature and death. This book examines ancient and contemporary cultures, and explores their unique myths and legends. Engrossing re-tellings of some of the myths add another element to this fascinating book. Grades 3-6. 2004
American fairy tales : from Rip Van Winkle to the Rootabaga stories ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Includes works and discussion of Washington Irving, Horace E. Scudder, M.S.B., Frank Stockton, Howard Pyle, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Laura E. Richards, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Will Bradley, Carl Sandburg, and Neil Philip
In a sacred manner I live : Native American wisdom ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
A collection of speeches, or portions of speeches, made by Native Americans
Earth always endures : native American poems by Neil Philip( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixty poems from many tribal groups giving one an insight into the world of Native Americans
Christmas fairy tales ( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Spelling in this anthology we have retained American spelling in American texts and British spelling in British texts
War and the pity of war ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated collection of poems about the waste, horror, and futility of war as well as the nobility, courage, and sacrifice of individuals in wartime
Annotated guides, myths & legends by Neil Philip( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Includes a family tree of the Greek gods, beginning with union of sky and earth, Uranus and Gaia. Explores more than 50 myths and legends through paintings, artifacts, and annotation
Odin's family : myths of the Vikings by Neil Philip( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Retells the myths known by the Vikings, featuring such figures as Odin, Tyr, Thor, and Frigg
 
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Alternative Names
Filips, Neils
Filips, Nīls
Philip, Neil
Филип, Нил
필립, 닐
ニール・フィリップ
フィリップ, ニール
Languages
English (141)
German (21)
French (16)
Italian (15)
Spanish (10)
Polish (6)
Dutch (6)
Portuguese (4)
Japanese (3)
Finnish (3)
Croatian (2)
Norwegian (2)
Catalan (2)
Hungarian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Swedish (1)
Icelandic (1)
Turkish (1)
Danish (1)
Faroese (1)
Slovak (1)
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