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San Souci, Robert D.

Overview
Works: 140 works in 535 publications in 8 languages and 65,505 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  History  Fairy tales  Biography  Legends  Ghost stories  Short stories  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ8.1.S227, E
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Publications about Robert D San Souci
Publications by Robert D San Souci
Publications by Robert D San Souci, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Robert D San Souci
 
Most widely held works by Robert D San Souci
Short & shivery : thirty chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,439 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world. Thirty hair-raising tales by some of the world's most famous authors have been skillfully retold here especially for young readers. Includes such famous chillers as the Brothers Grimm's "The Robber Bridegroom", "The Golem", and tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving
The faithful friend by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 2,729 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique
Cendrillon : a Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D San Souci( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
A Creole variant of the familiar Cinderella tale set in the Caribbean and narrated by the godmother who helps Cendrillon find true love
Sukey and the mermaid by Robert D San Souci( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,055 libraries worldwide
Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D San Souci( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
This book is a rhyming retelling of the story of a young woman who finds her prince at a Halloween ball despite the efforts of her wicked stepmother. The main characters are skeletons. Meet Cinderella Skeleton, as sweetly foul as only a ghoul can be. Poor Cinderella has no one to help her hang the cobwebs and arrange dead flowers -- certainly not her evil stepsisters. But the Halloween Ball is just around the corner. Will Cinderella find happiness at last? - Publisher
Cut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads
The hired hand : an African-American folktale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people
Sootface : an Ojibwa Cinderella story by Robert D San Souci( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Although she is mocked and mistreated by her two older sisters, an Indian maiden wins a mighty invisible warrior for her husband with her kind and honest heart
Dare to be scared : thirteen stories to chill and thrill by Robert D San Souci( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
Thirteen short stories about ghosts, monsters, spirits, and other scary creatures will give the reader thrills and chills
Kate Shelley : bound for legend by Robert D San Souci( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteen-year-old Iowa teenager who helped avert a train disaster in 1881 and became a national heroine
The boy and the ghost by Robert D San Souci( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
A poor boy hopes to win a fortune for himself and his family by spending the night in a haunted house and bravely standing up to a frightening ghost
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
A reworking of Armenian folktales in which a lazy prince learns to read, write, and weave to win his love only to have these very talents later save him from a three-headed monster
Double-dare to be scared : another thirteen chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
DeWayne's friend is acting creepy, and DeWayne needs to get away-fast. Because in Double-Dare to Be Scared, being a regular kid doesn't mean you're safe. And having friends is even less of a guarantee. Robert D. San Souci, author of Dare to Be Scared, has spun another thirteen original tales to keep night-lights burning across the country. There's something for every brave reader, as stories range from campfire grabbers to unsettling thrillers and combine elements of folklore and pop culture. Black-and-white scratchboard illustrations by David Ouimet complement the macabre mood of the collection. If Dare to Be Scared thrilled you, or if you're a newcomer who likes to be spooked, read on. We double-dare you to be scared. What's creepier than being lost in the woods all alone? How about being lost in those woods, and sensing that you' re not alone? Robert D. San Souci, popular author of Dare to Be Scared, has spun another thirteen masterful tales to keep nightlights burning across the country. Fans of his first book will be thrilled to find not only the same spirit of scary fun, but even deeper, darker twists and surprises. Newcomers will discover something for every (daring) palate, with stories that range from campfire grabbers to unsettling chillers, and combine elements of folklore and pop culture
Little gold star : a Spanish American Cinderella tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
A Spanish American retelling of the familiar story of a kind girl who is mistreated by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. In this version, the Virgin Mary replaces the traditional fairy godmother
The legend of Scarface : a Blackfeet Indian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a Blackfeet Indian legend in which a young brave travels to the land of the Sun to ask for the hand of his beloved
A terrifying taste of short & shivery : thirty creepy tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
A collection of scary traditional tales from all over the world, including "Apparitions" from Germany, "The Hundredth Skull" from Ohio, and "The Ogre's Arm" from Japan
Brave Margaret : an Irish adventure by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of an Irish folktale, a brave young woman battles a sea serpent and rescues her true love from a giant
Young Merlin by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of Merlin the magician from his miraculous birth through the age of seventeen, before he met King Arthur
Los Huevos parlantes by Robert San Souci( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Robert D. San Souci Amerikaans schrijver (1946-2014)
Robert D. San Souci auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse
San Souci, Robert.
San Souci, Robert 1946-
San Souci, Robert D.
Souci, Robert D. San.
Souci, Robert D. San 1946-
Souci, Robert San.
Souci, Robert San 1946-
Роберт Д. Сан Суси
Languages
English (187)
French (2)
Danish (2)
Tswana (1)
Xhosa (1)
Sotho (1)
Spanish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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