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Lattimore, Deborah Nourse

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Works: 16 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 7,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.L36998, [E]
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Publications about Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Publications by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Most widely held works by Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Cinderhazel : the Cinderella of Halloween by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,089 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
Zekmet, the stone carver : a tale of ancient Egypt by Mary Stolz( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 952 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 842 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 750 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
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 632 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 dragon's robe by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
A young weaver in twelfth-century China saves her people from drought and foreign invasion by weaving the imperial dragon's robe
Sasha's matrioshka dolls by Jana Dillon( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 470 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
Frida Maria : a story of the Old Southwest by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 433 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
Gittel's hands by Erica Silverman( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 381 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 367 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 301 libraries worldwide
Because of their bravery and understanding of Maori 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 247 libraries worldwide
With the help of a mysterious maiden, a mute birdcatcher saves a village from the plundering of a sly bandit
Frida María : un cuento del Sudoeste de antes by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 119 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 Winged Cat and other tales of ancient civilizations by Deborah Nourse Lattimore( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 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
Tasha's matrioska dolls by Jana Dillon( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Tasha'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
Child of Atlantis by Robert D San Souci( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
During the reign of the wicked King Atlas, the last ruler of Atlantis, the sea god Poseidon watches over a developing rivalry between the sons of a fisherman and a nobleman
 
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English (57)
Spanish (1)
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