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Balit, Christina

Overview
Works: 72 works in 182 publications in 7 languages and 14,212 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Pictorial works  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Annotator
Classifications: QB802, 523.8
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Publications about Christina Balit
Publications by Christina Balit
Most widely held works by Christina Balit
Treasury of Greek mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,631 libraries worldwide
An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon
Zoo in the sky : a book of animal constellations by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,406 libraries worldwide
Brilliantly colored paintings illustrate this introduction to constellations and the animals which ancient stargazers imagined as they made their observations of the night sky
The adventures of Odysseus by Hugh Lupton( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Retells the classic Greek epic about Odysseus and his adventures as he tries to return home after the Trojan War
Once upon a starry night : a book of constellation stories by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus
Atlantis : the legend of a lost city by Christina Balit( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Recounts the legend of the lost civilization of Atlantis. Includes a note discussing various explanations for the legend
Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals by Donna Jo Napoli( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
An illustrated tableau of Egyptian myths, combines narrative accounts of the stories of the Sun God Ra, the Sphinx, and numerous pharaohs and queens along with historical, cultural, and geographic facts.--
The twelve labors of Hercules by James Riordan( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, renowned for his great strength, performs twelve dangerous tasks to atone for an attack on his wife and children
Zodiac : celestial circle of the sun by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
A guide to the zodiac constellations and their celestial legends. Everyone knows their own star sign but how many can identify the constellations in the night sky and the stars that form them? This book offers a factual astronomical guide to the zodiac and the celestial phenomena and ancient myths in which the zodiac tradition is rooted. This fun, beautifully illustrated book teaches young readers about the twelve constellations and the stars that form them. Packed with astronomical facts, Zodiac guides children through the stars and explains the celestial phenomena that form the basis for study of astronomy. Every constellation is accompanied by an interesting tale, including a story about the scorpion Scorpius, the great hunter Orion, and the vindictive goddess Artemis. The author provides endnotes on the Earth's orbit, the origin of the zodiac, astronomical constellations versus astrological signs, and zodiac visibility. Striking artwork superimposed with shimmering metallic stars dazzle readers and complements the engaging text
The scarab's secret by Nick Would( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 561 libraries worldwide
A tiny scarab beetle saves the Pharaoh from a trap that would have led to his death. Includes facts about ancient Egypt
Kingdom of the sun : a book of the planets by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Tours the solar system, weaving together mythology and astronomy
Ishtar and Tammuz : a Babylonian myth of the seasons by C. J Moore( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Babylonian myth telling how the death of Ishtar's son Tammuz brings about the changing seasons on earth
Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
When Mount Vesuvius erupts in 79 A.D., Tranio and his friend Livia flee from their homes in Pompeii, Italy, and run to the harbor
Kings and queens of the Bible by Mary Hoffman( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Recounts stories about seven rulers from the Bible
Everlasting stories : a family Bible treasury by Lois Rock( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Provides stories from the Bible for children, including the tales of Noah and the Ark, Joseph and the pharaoh, the Battle of Jericho, the fall of Jerusalem, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and Doubting Thomas
The planet gods : myths and facts about the solar system by Jacqueline Mitton( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A scientific and mythological tour of the solar system
Women of Camelot : queens and enchantresses at the court of King Arthur by Mary Hoffman( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Women characters from Arthurian legends, including Guinevere, Igrayne, and Elaine, tell their stories
The Lion book of wisdom stories from around the world by David Self( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A collection of 15 stories that brings together insights and wisdom from many cultures around the world
Blodin the beast by Michael Morpurgo( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Original and timeless, this is the story of young Hosea's quest to save his people from the tyranny of ruthless Blodin. Young Hosea, with the guidance of the village wiseman Shanga, meets many obstacles that test his strength and perseverance as he struggles to destroy the monster
My sister Shahrazad : tales from the Arabian nights by Robert Leeson( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 2, 3, 4, 5, p, e, i
The Lion classic wisdom stories by Mary Joslin( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Collects stories that highlight the strengths and weaknesses of human nature and the consequences of foolish choices, in a work featuring tales from such countries as Nigeria, Turkey, Bhutan, and Russia
 
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Alternative Names
バリ, クリスティナ
バリット, クリスティーナ
Languages
English (105)
Catalan (4)
Danish (2)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Irish (1)
Spanish (1)
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