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Hall, Amanda

Overview
Works: 55 works in 157 publications in 9 languages and 8,110 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Legends  Children's audiobooks  Prayers and devotions  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: ND553.R67, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Amanda Hall
Publications by Amanda Hall
Most widely held works by Amanda Hall
The fantastic jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time
Our favorite stories by Jamila Gavin( Book )
9 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Stories from real children and for real children everywhere
The stolen sun : a story of Native Alaska by Amanda Hall( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 608 libraries worldwide
When Raven fills the world with creatures, a song of joy bursts from his throat and brings everything to life. But as time passes, his song is droned by shouting as people greedily capture and kill the living things around them - and with an angy shriek he hides the shining sun away, leaving the people below to freeze in darkness. How his son, Little Darkness, brings light and the Raven's song back to the world is beautifully told and illustrated in an original story woven from Native Alaskan folklore
The Barefoot book of animal tales from around the world by Naomi Adler( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Folktales from a variety of cultures, all involving animals
Tales from India by Jamila Gavin( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Collection of Hindu tales, including the birth of the gods, tales of creation, and the arrival of humans, accompanied by exquisite artwork, which reflects the influence of both classical and contemporary Indian art
Sun-day, moon-day : how the week was made by Cherry Gilchrist( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Presents the stories behind the names of the days of the week
The Dial book of animal tales from around the world by Naomi Adler( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Persian and English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Presents nine animal folktales from around the world
The gossipy wife : adapted from a Russian folk tale by Amanda Hall( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Ivan must cure his wife of her gossiping tendency if they are to be able to keep the chest of gold coins he found in the forest
Robi Dobi : the marvelous adventures of an Indian elephant by Madhur Jaffrey( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
An Indian elephant befriends a mouse, a butterfly, and a parrot, and together they have many adventures
Prince of the birds by Amanda Hall( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
The prince of Granada learns to speak the language of the birds and travels to the distant city of Seville to claim the hand of the beautiful princess. Adapted from Washington Irving's Legend of Prince Ahmed Al Kamel, or, The pilgrim of love
Brother Giovanni's little reward : how the pretzel was born by Anna Egan Smucker( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Brother Giovanni is a happy man and the best baker his monastery has ever seen, but when he is tasked with preparing the children for the Bishop's visit, he has no luck until he twists some bread dough into a special shape, sprinkles it with salt, and offers it as a reward for learning prayers
In Andal's house by Gloria Whelan( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
"Kumar, a young boy living in present-day India, faces bigotry when he goes to visit a classmate from a higher caste family"--
The Barefoot Book of Jewish tales by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
This collection includes eight tales from the Jewish tradition. Each story has been chosen for its appeal to families and each has a simple yet powerful, message
Babushka : a Christmas tale by Dawn Casey( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"With beautiful illustrations evoking folk art traditions and sensitive storytelling, Babushka tenderly reminds us that nothing is more important during the holiday season than taking the time to show love for one another. This timeless Russian tale will warm your heart and fill you up with the joyful, generous spirit of Christmas"--Amazon.com
The foolish husbands by Amanda Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Two wives have a competition to determine which of their husbands is more foolish
The storytelling star : tales of the sun, moon and stars by James Riordan( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Folklore from around the world tells tales of the heavenly bodies
Good as gold : stories of values from around the world by Betti Gerstl( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales about gold from all around the world
Stories from the sea by James Riordan( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in French and English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Collection of folk tales from around the world set in and around the sea
The Lion book of day-by-day prayers by Mary Joslin( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Polish and English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
An enduring collection of prayers for every mood and season that are drawn from the Christian tradition. Features words from the Bible, best-loved prayers that have stood the test of time, and new prayers from around the world
All my shining silver : stories of values from around the world by Betti Gerstl( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Presents retellings of six stories for children, featuring selections from Ireland, Mozambique, Indonesia, Russia, Puerto Rico, and Japan and Korea, each of which provides insight into the ideals of human behavior, and includes a stated moral
 
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Alternative Names
홀, 아만다
ホール, アマンダ
Languages
English (70)
French (8)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (2)
Polish (2)
Swedish (1)
Persian (1)
Catalan (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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