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Wolf, Gita

Overview
Works: 84 works in 159 publications in 4 languages and 3,093 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Biography  Posters  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Adapter, Creator, Translator, Contributor, Collaborator
Classifications: PZ8.1.W825, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gita Wolf
Publications by Gita Wolf
Most widely held works by Gita Wolf
The very hungry lion : a folktale by Gita Wolf( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Although Singam terrifies people wherever he goes, he is easily outsmarted by Kuruvi the sparrow, Adu the lamb, and Maan the deer
Gobble you up! by Gita Wolf( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of an oral Rajasthani trickster tale set to cumulative rhyme. Meet the most wily jackal in the forest: too lazy to hunt for food, he starts by tricking his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across. Illustrated in the Mandna traditional finger painting style, this is the first time that this art form has been used to tell a children's story
Alone in the forest by Gita Wolf( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
After hearing a loud sound while out in the woods, Musa is struck with fear, but must find a way out and back to his village
The enduring ark by Gita Wolf( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Retells the biblical tale of Noah's ark through an Indian adaptation that features scroll-painting-style illustrations
The night life of trees by Bhajju Shyam( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
This book is a tribute to the majesty of trees, and to old ways of relating to the natural world. Each painting is accompanied by its own poetic tale, myth or lore -- narrated by the artists themselves recreating the familiarity and awe with which the Gond people of central India view the cosmos. Silk-screened by hand on black paper
The Churki-Burki book of rhyme by Gita Wolf( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"Meet Churki and Burki, the rhyming sisters, and spend a day with them in their village, playing and singing songs. Adapted from the Gond artist Durga Bai's rendering of her own childhood in her village Patangahr, this is a merry tale of fun and rhyme"--P. [4] of cover
Following my paint brush by Dulari Devi( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Dulari Devi, who works in the traditional Mithila style of Indian painting, describes her life of poverty until a job working as a domestic for an artist led her to discover her own artistic talent
Monkey photo by Gita Wolf( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Monkey lives in a jungle that tourists love to visit. But he's getting tired of them taking pictures of him all the time--so he decides to help himself to a camera and swing around the jungle, surprising friends and foes..."--Cover, P. [4]
An ideal boy : charts from India ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Sophocles' Oedipus the King by Sirish Rao( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Presents a retelling of the classic Greek tragedy of Oedipus, who unknowingly murdered his father and married his mother and then puts out his own eyes when he discovers the truth
Sophocles' Antigone by Gita Wolf( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Euripides' The Bacchae by Sirish Rao( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Euripides' Hippolytos by Sirish Rao( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Trash! : on ragpicker children and recycling by Gita Wolf( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Tamil and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Mala : a women's folktale by Gita Wolf( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The flight of the mermaid by Gita Wolf( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story of a mermaid who longs to be human after falling in love with a man
Signature : patterns in Gond art ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Paintings of Gond artists
Dans le noir by Gita Wolf( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Par une nuit sans lune, cinq compagnons rentrent chez eux quand, soudain, ils heurtent quelque chose. Chaque compère nomme différemment la forme qu'il découvre, persuadé d'avoir raison. Ce livre cartonné présenté dans un petit sac, a une conception artisanale et des illustrations sérigraphiées sur un papier réalisé à la main
Toys and tales with everyday materials by Sudarshan Khanna( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Beasts of India by Kanchana Arni( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gita Wolf-Sampath
Sampath, Gita Wolf-
Wolf, Gita
Wolf-Sampath, Gita
ウルフ, ギタ
Languages
English (60)
Italian (2)
Tamil (1)
French (1)
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