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Gleeson, Brian

Overview
Works: 26 works in 178 publications in 1 language and 6,342 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Legends  Folklore  Short films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.G4594, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Brian Gleeson
Publications by Brian Gleeson
Most widely held works by Brian Gleeson
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big blue ox, Babe
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 567 libraries worldwide
A very tall tale about the brother of the howling coyote, inventor of the lariat, and the creator of the Great Salt Lake
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A bright African folktale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Two Jamaican folk tales in which Anansi the spider practices his trickery on others
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Recounts the exploits of the legendary giant logger and his big, blue ox Babe
The Tiger and the Brahmin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Traditional Indian folktale about a well-meaning Brahmin who makes the unfortunate mistake of freeing a ferocious tiger from its cage
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new life
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Retells the Irish folktale in which the giant Finn McCoul and his very clever wife defeat the brutish giant Cuculin
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Two stories about Anansi, the boastful small spider
Anansi by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Features Denzel Washington telling the Jamaican folktale of Anansi the Spider who bargains with Tiger to win the latter's claim to all stories. Includes eight musical selections performed by UB40
The tiger and the Brahmin by Brian Gleeson( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A Brahmin deceived by a hungry tiger is saved by a lowly jackal and encounters a lesson he has never found in his holy books
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The spirit of early America is captured in the tale of Paul Bunyan's logging exploits in the northern United States
The Bremen Town musicians ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
In this spirited tale from the Brothers Grimm, four animals begin new lives as musicians and unwittingly disband a company of robbers along the way
Koi and the kola nuts by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Bright African folk tale about the proud son of a chief who sets out to find his rightful place in the world
Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
Finn McCoul by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The hilarious legend in which the famous Irish hero Finn McCoul and his clever wife Oonagh defeat the brutish giant Cucullin once and for all
The tiger and the Brahmin by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Features Ben Kingsley telling the Indian folktale about a Brahmin who learns a valuable lesson when he is deceived by a ferocious tiger and rescued by a lowly jackal. Includes ten musical selections performed by Ravi Shankar
Aladdin and the magic lamp by James Howard Kunstler( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Actor John Hurt narrates this enchanting tale from A Thousand and One Nights, about a young rogue and the genie who helps him win the love of the Sultan's daughter
 
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