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Maddern, Eric

Overview
Works: 51 works in 146 publications in 8 languages and 5,459 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Pictorial works  Picture books  Legends  Biography  Big books 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PZ8.1.M248, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Eric Maddern
Publications by Eric Maddern
Most widely held works about Eric Maddern
 
Most widely held works by Eric Maddern
The fire children : a West African creation tale by Eric Maddern( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples. Suggested level: junior
Rainbow bird : an aboriginal folktale from Northern Australia by Eric Maddern( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
This Australian folk tale tells the story of how Bird Woman tricked the mean and selfish Crocodile Man into sharing fire with all the animals
Nail soup by Eric Maddern( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A traveler stopping at a lonely cottage pulls a rusty nail from his pocket and starts to make nail soup for a grumpy old woman--proving that a merry heart and generous soul produce far better results than whines and demands
The cow on the roof by Eric Maddern( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Shon thinks his wife Sian's work at home on the farm is nothing compared to his efforts in the field. When Sian agrees to trade places, Shon expects an easy, relaxing day. After all, there's just the butter to churn, the oats to grind, and the cow to take out to the field, or so he thinks. In the comedy of errors that ensues, Shon learns a much-needed lesson about counting your blessings
The king and the seed by Eric Maddern( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
In order to find an heir, the childless King Karnak holds a seed-growing competition in hopes of finding someone to take his throne
Curious clownfish by Eric Maddern( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 422 libraries worldwide
A curious fish leaves his home to explore the coral reef, and he meets several sea animals along the way
Death in a nut by Eric Maddern( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
A feisty boy learns a powerful lesson about life and death in this beautifully illustrated story based on a Scottish folktale. When Jack meets Old Man Death coming toward his cottage, he stands firm. "You're not taking my mother!" he cries, and piles into Death with his fists. With each punch, Death gets smaller and smaller until Jack is able to squeeze him inside a hazelnut shell. He throws the nut far out to sea, and goes home. Suddenly trouble begins: eggs won't break, the cockerel's neck "unwrings" itself, and the butcher confesses that he can't slaughter any livestock. What has Jack done? Eric Maddern's droll text and Paul Hess's vivid watercolors enrich this traditional tale about learning one of life's basic truths
Earth story by Eric Maddern( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Text and pictures describe the beginnings of the universe, particularly Earth and its first life
The king with horse's ears by Eric Maddern( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Only the King's barber knows aboout his ears so how did everyone find out?
Life story by Eric Maddern( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of life on earth from the first living cells to the first humans
Spirit of the forest : tree tales from around the world by Eric Maddern( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A collection of tree tales from around the world. Suggested level: junior, primary
El rey y la semilla by Eric Maddern( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 123 libraries worldwide
In order to find an heir, the childless King Karnak holds a seed-growing competition in hopes of finding someone to take his throne. Adapted from a traditional Chinese tale
Merlin ; Arthur, and the holy Grail ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Three programs reveal the connection between the elusive Merlin, the enchanting King Arthur, and the renowned chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper
El señor muerte en una avellana by Eric Maddern( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Jack encontr una avellana con ouon agujero que haba hecho una ardilla para sacar el fruto. Meli primero la cabeza del anciano seor Muerte en el agujero y luego lo tap con un palo. Ah estaba, jel seoro Muerte en una avellana!
A teacher's guide to storytelling at historic sites by Eric Maddern( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
One of a series for teachers which aims to show how historical resources can be used as a basis of study in specific areas of work across a range of curriculum subjects at various levels. The focus of this book is on storytelling
Espíritu del bosque : cuentos sobre árboles de todo el mundo by Helen East( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
An anthology of twelve traditional tales from around the world includes stories of magic, bravery, guile, death, and rebirth that center around a tree, from the Welsh oak and the Nepalese rhododendron to the New Guinea coconut and the weeping willow of Japan
Earth story big book by Eric Maddern( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Snowdonia folk tales by Eric Maddern( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A West African folk tale by Eric Maddern( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Le roi aux oreilles de cheval by Eric Maddern( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Une seule personne au monde a vu les invraisemblable oreilles du roi: ... son coiffeur! Ce secret trop lourd a porter ronge le petit homme. A bout de forces, il court chez son medecin. Un seul remede, lui conseille celui-ci : confier ce secret a la terre. Mais la verite ne se laisse pas enterrer aussi facilement
 
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Alternative Names
매던, 에릭
マッダーン, エリック
Languages
English (82)
Spanish (17)
French (4)
Danish (3)
Dutch (3)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (1)
Korean (1)
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