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San Souci, Robert D.

Overview
Works: 177 works in 671 publications in 4 languages and 65,185 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Picture books  Ghost stories  Short stories  History  Stories in rhyme  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Conceptor, Other
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
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South by Robert D San Souci( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 3,794 libraries worldwide
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
The faithful friend by Robert D San Souci( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,693 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 )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,108 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 )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,039 libraries worldwide
Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid
Short & shivery : thirty chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world
Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D San Souci( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
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
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 1,461 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads
N.C. Wyeth's pilgrims by Robert D San Souci( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
Recounts the coming of the Pilgrims to America, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
Sootface : an Ojibwa Cinderella story by Robert D San Souci( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,409 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
The hired hand : an African-American folktale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,403 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
Dare to be scared : thirteen stories to chill and thrill by Robert D San Souci( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,318 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 )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
A biography of the fifteen-year-old Iowa teenager who helped avert a train disaster in 1881 and became a national heroine
More short & shivery : thirty terrifying tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
A collection of scary folktales from the United States, China, England, Italy, Russia, and other countries around the world
A weave of words : an Armenian tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,172 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
Little gold star : a Spanish American Cinderella tale by Robert D San Souci( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 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 boy and the ghost by Robert D San Souci( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 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 terrifying taste of short & shivery : thirty creepy tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 1,143 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
Double-dare to be scared : another thirteen chilling tales by Robert D San Souci( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,142 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
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Robert D San Souci( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
A superstitious school master, rival for the hand of a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
Brave Margaret : an Irish adventure by Robert D San Souci( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,096 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. Margaret has a brave heart. Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind. But adventures are perilous things. Soon Margaret must face a ferocious sea serpent and even worse dangers. And she must discover the truth about an old woman with strange powers and mysterious plans, or she'll never find a way to bring herself and her true love safely home
 
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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
羅伯特·D·山·索西
Languages
English (221)
Chinese (3)
Danish (1)
French (1)
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