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Wolf, Gita

Overview
Works: 92 works in 220 publications in 5 languages and 4,295 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Biography  Posters  Toy and movable books  Art  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Adapter, Creator, Contributor, Other, wat
Classifications: GR305.5.R29, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gita Wolf
Publications by Gita Wolf
Most widely held works by Gita Wolf
Gobble you up! : based on a Rajasthani folktale by Gita Wolf( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 471 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
The very hungry lion : a folktale by Gita Wolf( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Although Singam terrifies people wherever he goes, he is easily outsmarted by Kuruvi the sparrow, Adu the lamb, and Maan the deer
Alone in the forest by Gita Wolf( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 337 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 )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 298 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 )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 170 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
Hope is a girl selling fruit by Amrita Das( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
On the train to a large city, a young woman traveling for the first time notices a poor girl and begins to wonder where she is going and what is in store for her
The Churki-Burki book of rhyme by Gita Wolf( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 133 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 )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 130 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
Tree matters by Gangu Bai( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing up with trees. Her tales range from food, work and festivals to illness and childbirth. Her ecological wisdom is lightly held, yet it offers a profound lesson in sustainable everyday living
An ideal boy : charts from India by Sirish Rao( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Monkey photo by Gita Wolf( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 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]
Sophocles' Oedipus the King by Sirish Rao( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 98 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
Mala : a women's folktale by Gita Wolf( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Visit the Bhil carnival by Gita Wolf( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A brother and sister visit the fair together
Euripides' The Bacchae by Sirish Rao( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The flight of the mermaid by Gita Wolf( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 69 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
Euripides' Hippolytos by Sirish Rao( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Mon voyage inoubliable : un artiste indien hors de chez lui by Bhajju Shyam( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Bhajju Shyam, of the Gond tribe of central India, uses the visual language of his native tradition to record his observations of London and re-imagine its streets, pubs, and monuments
 
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Alternative Names
Gita Wolf-Sampath
Sampath Gita Wolf-
Wolf Gita
Wolf-Sampath, Gita
울프, 기타
ヴォルフ, ギーター
ウルフ, ギタ
Languages
English (68)
French (8)
German (3)
Korean (2)
Japanese (1)
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