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Verrall, David

Overview
Works: 115 works in 200 publications in 2 languages and 3,549 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Folklore  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Experimental films  History  Sacred books  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Verrall
Publications by David Verrall
Most widely held works by David Verrall
A collection of 2006 Academy Award nominated short films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A collection of short films nominated for the 79th annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot
The Tibetan book of the dead a way of life ; the great liberation by Leonard Cohen( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Leonard Maltin introduces each film in this collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada's library
Animation greats! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Features a collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada
Kaiyu's waiting : an Aboriginal story by Maureen Watson( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The story of the family life of a young, modern-day Aboriginal girl. The series is designed to encourage children's awareness about modern Australian society and social issues
Norman McLaren by André S Labarthe( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
In Creative Process, director Donald McWilliams demystifies the process of artistic creation. Drawing on McLaren's private film vaults --a gold mine of experimental footage and uncompleted films--McWilliams explores McLaren's methods and his daring forays into animated surrealism. He reveals sources of McLaren's creativity, showing how they were transformed into cinema.--In Selected Films, 14 works reflect the stunning diversity of Norman M'cLaren's moviemaking interests and works. Titles include: Neighbours, Begone Dull Care, Pas de deux, Boogie-Doodle, Synchromy, Mosaic, A Phantasy, Blinkity Blank, Le Merle, Lines-Horizontal, A Chairy Tale, Animated Motion: Part 5, New York Lightboard Record and Narcissus.--DVDs' container
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more back-to-school stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend?: Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does. Bonus stories: The sweater: With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. Many moons: Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon
Village of idiots ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Weary of daily life in his native village of Chelm, Shmendrik sets out on a quest for knowledge that brings him to a new Chelm, a place remarkably like the old Chelm, down to the chicken's reminiscent clucks. Based on a Jewish folk tale, adapted by John Lazarus, Village of Idiots is the story of Shmendrik's new life and its uncanny closeness to his old life; offering an extremely funny take on our tendency to romanticize what we don't have. The animators filmed paper cut-outs on layers of glass to achieve the rich, textured visuals
The sweater by Roch Carrier( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In rural 1940s Quebec, a boy is mortified when his mother orders him a new hockey sweater from a catalogue, and due to a mix-up, he receives a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater instead of the sweater of his beloved Montreal Canadiens
Creative Process Norman McLaren ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Drawing on McLaren's private film vaults, a gold mine of experimental footage and uncompleted films, McWilliams explores McLaren's methods, including his celebrated "pixillation" technique, and his daring forays into animated surrealism. He reveals sources of McLaren's creativity and shows how they were transformed into cinema. (Also produced in a short version of 52 min. 10 sec. under the same title, title code: 111C 0190 134.)
The magical eye ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Highlights 50 years of film production at the National Film Board of Canada
Shyness ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Using the familiar Frankenstein legend, this animated short film illustrated what shyness is and how it can be overcome
Le Chandail ( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater
Stephen's Easter surprise by Scott McSwan( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
New friends by Ron Harper( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Jaime Lo, small and shy ( Computer File )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Jaime Lo, a shy Chinese-Canadian girl, observes the world around her through her drawings. When Jaime's father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment, Jaime must use her creativity to cope with his absence. This story offers us a lighthearted glimpse into a common dilemma that many immigrant families face, where one parent must work overseas in order to provide for the rest of the family back home
When the day breaks ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
After witnessing the accidental death of a stranger, Ruby the Pig seeks affirmation in the city around her and finds it in surprising places. This animated film illuminates the links which connect our urban lives, while evoking the promise and fragility of a new day
 
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English (54)
French (6)
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