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Charles, Veronika Martenova

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Works: 40 works in 150 publications in 2 languages and 6,161 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Folklore  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C3785, E
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Publications about Veronika Martenova Charles
Publications by Veronika Martenova Charles
Most widely held works about Veronika Martenova Charles
 
Most widely held works by Veronika Martenova Charles
The birdman by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
When his family dies suddenly, Noor Nobi, a humble tailor in Calcutta, India, finds a way to mend his broken heart by purchasing, healing, and releasing illegally caged birds. Based on a true story
The crane girl by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Feeling that the arrival of a new baby has stopped her parents from loving her, Yoshiko goes to live among the cranes, whose magic transforms her into one of their young for a while
The maiden of the mist by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Lelawala, a Seneca maiden, offers herself as a sacrifice to save her people from a great sickness
Don't go into the forest! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Three young boys on a trip to a cottage tell each other spooky versions of fairy tales about children who ventured into the forest despite warnings from their parents, and confronted Little People and the Pot Woman
Don't open the door! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Ghostly tales of the dangers of opening doors to strangers tie these three stories together. The boys have been left alone briefly during a sleepover and warned not to open the door, so when someone knocks they assume it is a monster! Stories from Bohemia, the Guyanas, and Peru are highlighted
It's not about the apple! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Presents three stories that are adaptations of the Brothers Grimm classic tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The stories come from around the world
Don't go near the water! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Three friends have been stuck in the house for two days because of rain. Now that it has stopped, they go outside, but are warned by Leon's mother to be careful near the creek because the water is high. Each child tells a scary story that includes water and a few classic folktale elements
It's not about the pumpkin! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Presents three stories that are adaptations of the classic tale of Cinderella in which a young girl is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, until, despite their efforts to prevent it, she meets a young prince who marries her
Don't go in there! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Ghostly tales of strange things lurking in forbidden places tie these three stories together. The boys have been warned not to go into a certain room while they are pet-sitting for the neighbor, but, of course, their bravado leads to a session of one-upmanship and the distinct possibility that the cats they are looking after may not be cats at all. Stories from Russia, the United States, and the West Indies are highlighted
Don't walk alone at night! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Three young boys out walking at night tell each other spooky stories about children who went out after dark and encountered ghosts and monsters
Stretch, Swallow and Stare by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A young boy and three outcasts with unusual abilities band together to search for some missing children, including the boy's little sister, and find themselves battling an evil wizard
Don't eat that! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A trio of spooky stories in which three friends consider the dire consequences of tasting things that might not be safe
Fairy tales in the classroom : teaching students to write stories with meaning through traditional tales by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Don't talk to strangers! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A trio of spooky tales in which three boys are reminded that they would be wise to avoid strangers
Don't touch that! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A trio of spooky tales in which three boys, having witnessed something strange at a construction site, decide upon the best course of action after hearing stories about strange toys, a mysterious glass bottle, and a dragon
Don't enter the house! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A trio of spooky tales in which three friends try to outdo each other with stories of haunted houses, sinister cats, and witches
It's not about the beanstalk! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Readers are reminded of the fairy tale, Jack and the beanstalk. Then, each of the 3 characters present a similar fairy tale from other cultures around the world
It's not about the straw! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Short stories based on Rumpelstiltskin tales from around the world
It's not about the tiny girl! by Veronika Martenova Charles( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Short stories based on Thumbelina from around the world
 
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Alternative Names
Charles, Veronika.
Charles, Veronika Martenova
Martenova Charles, Veronika.
Martenova, Veronika
Languages
English (83)
French (14)
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