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Kerven, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 113 works in 257 publications in 5 languages and 6,715 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Pictorial works  Legends 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Creator, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.K46, 398.22
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Publications about Rosalind Kerven
Publications by Rosalind Kerven
Most widely held works by Rosalind Kerven
Aladdin : and other tales from the Arabian Nights by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the adventures of Aladdin who, with the aid of a genie from a magic lamp, fights an evil sorcerer and wins the hand of a beautiful princess
Id-ul-Fitr by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Introduces some of the beliefs and customs of Muslims, particularly those connected with the Great Festival of Id al-Fitr, or Bairam
Ramadan and Id-ul-Fitr by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Overview: The new moon rises and marks the end of Ramadan: it is time to celebrate Id-ul-Fitr!. After the month of fasting known as Ramadan, everyone in the Islamic community looks forward to exchanging cards and gifts, then sitting down to enjoy a big family meal. This engaging read teaches about the history and practice of this exciting holiday, as well as how Muslims say thank you to God with this happy festival. A section on how to make special Id cards and traditional delicacies - such as Id pudding-is also included
Equal rights for animals by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Examines current thinking on the relationship between humans and animals, covering such topics as hunting, zoos, factory farms, and animal experimentation. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The secret world of magic by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient secrets of magic and enchantment. Meet genies, fairies and dragon-kings. Learn about spells and shape-changing, wishes, charms, and magic travel. Read how jewels fall from the sky, a man is bewitched and a boy turns into a whale
Earth magic, sky magic : North American Indian stories by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from 12 different North American Indian peoples
Saving planet earth by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Presents the advantages and drawbacks of various actions being taken by people and governments to save and protect the earth's resources, wilderness areas, plants, animals, and tribal peoples. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The fairy-spotter's handbook by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Fairy facts and tales from all over Europe are included in this handbook
English fairy tales and legends by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"Many people in England have little knowledge of genuine 'English' fairy tales. The stories that many of us grew up with are from overseas: for example Snow White is German, Cinderella is French and Aladdin is Arabian. Both folk tales and legends are an intrinsic part of English national culture." - - Provided by publisher
The woman who went to fairyland : a Welsh folk tale by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Elin is warned by the old folks she lives with to take care that the fairies don't steal her away, but the temptation to play with them is great. Suggested level: primary
Enchanted kingdoms by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Two stories of the legendary Celtic hero Finn MacCool
The mythical quest : in search of adventure, romance & enlightenment by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
The epic of Gilgamesh - Jason and the quest for the Golden Fleece - The homecoming of Odysseus - The tale of Cupid and Psyche - The legendary journeys of Alexander the Great - The seven voyages of Sinbad the sailor - Rama's quest for Sita - Journey to the west - The life of St Brendan - The quest for the Holy Grail; The book accompanied an exhibition of the same title, held in the British Library Galleries, June to September, 1996____________
Fire! by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Australian aborigine folktale in which people from the Dream Time acquire fire from the selfish spirits who created the world
The enchanted forest : a Scottish fairy tale by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The slaying of the dragon : tales of the Hindu gods by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Legends of the animal world by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Thirteen tales from a variety of ethnic sources featuring animals important to those cultures
Kintu's mistake by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Kintu, the first man on earth, passes the tests required to marry the first woman but fails to heed her warning and consequently brings death into the world
The tree in the moon and other legends of plants and trees by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
A collection of traditional tales about plants and trees from a variety of cultures
Arthurian legends : retold from Medieval texts with extended notes by Rosalind Kerven( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
This is a book of stories from Arthurian legend, featuring the Knights of the Round Table, Wizard Merlin and King Arthur and Queen Guinevere. These ancient tales are retold by Rosalind Kerven, author of 'English Fairy Tales and Legends'
 
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Alternative Names
Kerven, Rosalind
カーヴェン, R
Languages
English (72)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (2)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
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