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Lattimore, Deborah Nourse

Overview
Works: 34 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 9,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Pop-up books  Toy and movable books  Children's television programs  Drama  Television series  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: F1435.3.F6, E
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Publications about Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Publications by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Most widely held works about Deborah Nourse Lattimore
 
Most widely held works by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Cinderhazel : the Cinderella of Halloween by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
An untidy witch named Hazel discovers that Prince Alarming likes dirt as much as she does. Cinderhazel, a blond witch, loves dirt more than anything. When her stepmother and stepsisters fly off to attend a Halloween witches' ball, where the elusive Prince is set to appear, they leave Cinderhazel behind. When her attempted spells turn to dust, Cinderhazel is rescued and becomes the Cinderella of Halloween. Illustrations
Zekmet, the stone carver : a tale of ancient Egypt by Mary Stolz( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
Chosen to design a magnificent monument for a vain and demanding Pharoah, an Egyptian stone carver conceives of and begins work on the Sphinx which still stands in the Egyptian desert today
The lady with the ship on her head by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Madame Pompenstance competes for the Best Headdress Award at the annual Fancy Dress Ball, unaware that a small ship has sailed onto her head and become her headdress
The flame of peace : a tale of the Aztecs by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
To prevent the outbreak of war, a young Aztec boy must outwit nine evil lords of the night to obtain the flame of peace from Lord Morning Star
Why there is no arguing in heaven : a Mayan myth by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Hunab Ku, the first Creator God of the Mayas, challenges the Moon Goddess and Lizard House to create a being to worship him, but the Maize God succeeds where the others fail
The winged cat : a tale of ancient Egypt by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
In ancient Egypt, a young servant girl and a High Priest must each find the correct magic spells from the Book of the Dead that open the twelve gates of the Netherworld to determine who is telling the truth about the death of the girl's sacred cat
The sailor who captured the sea : a story of the Book of Kells by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A sailor continues the work of others in creating the illuminated Book of Kells
Arabian nights : three tales by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
A retelling of three tales from the "Arabian Nights" including "Aladdin," "The Queen of the Serpents," and "Ubar, the lost city of Brass."
Frida Maria : a story of the Old Southwest by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Because she does not sew, cook, or dance like a "proper senorita," Frida cannot please her mother until she saves the day at the fiesta with her special talent
The dragon's robe by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A young weaver in twelfth-century China saves her people from drought and foreign invasion by weaving the imperial dragon's robe
Medusa by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the myth of Medusa, turned by Athena's curse into a gorgon whose gaze turned men to stone, and Perseus' quest to vanquish her in order to save his mother's life
Sasha's matrioshka dolls by Jana Dillon( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Sasha's grandfather makes her a tiny wooden doll, but the mice are able to carry it off, so he makes another slightly larger doll to hold the tiny one, and then another, and another
Gittel's hands by Erica Silverman( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Yakov boasts of his daughter's abilities but doesn't allow Gittel to speak for herself until the day she makes an Elijah cup which amazes even her father
The prince and the golden ax : a Minoan tale by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A proud Minoan prince challenges the Goddess Diktynna, who first offers him rewards for his courage but then threatens to destroy Thera, his homeland, when his boasting angers her
Punga the goddess of ugly by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Because of their bravery and understanding of Māori traditions when they outwit Punga, the goddess of ugly, a pair of twin sisters earn the highly revered chin tattoo called a moko
The fool and the Phoenix : a tale of old Japan by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
With the help of a mysterious maiden, a mute birdcatcher saves a village from the plundering of a sly bandit
I wonder what's under there? : a brief history of underwear by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Factual information about the history of underwear
Reading rainbow ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Madame Pompenstance competes for the Best Headdress Award at the Fancy Dress Ball, unaware that a small ship has sailed onto her head and has become part of her headdress
The sailor who captured the sea and other Celtic tales by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Brings together a tale of the Irish Book of Kells which, when copied, will bring lasting peace to the land; a Scottish tale of a battle between a mortal king and the fairy queen; and a tale from Cornwall of a knight, his lady, and a terrible beast
The Winged Cat and other tales of ancient civilizations by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
In this collection of three tales set in ancient lands, an Egyptian servant girl must outwit an evil priest; a Babylonian slave boy fights for freedom; and a Minoan prince runs afoul of a proud goddess
 
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English (79)
Spanish (1)
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