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Souhami, Jessica

Overview
Works: 39 works in 150 publications in 8 languages and 8,232 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Legends  Pictorial works  Fairy tales  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.S706,
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Publications about Jessica Souhami
Publications by Jessica Souhami
Most widely held works about Jessica Souhami
 
Most widely held works by Jessica Souhami
The leopard's drum : an Asante tale from West Africa by Jessica Souhami( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Osebo the leopard has a magnificent drum that he won't share with anyone else. So Nayme, the Sky-God, offers a reward to the animal who will bring him the drum
No dinner! : the story of the old woman and the pumpkin by Jessica Souhami( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
A retelling of an Indic folktale in which a skinny old woman outwits the wolf, bear, and tiger who want to eat her
Rama and the demon king : an ancient tale from India by Jessica Souhami( Book )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Banished by his jealous stepmother, the good and brave Prince Rama has lived in the forest for 14 years, along with his beautiful wife Sita and his loyal brother Lakshaman. Rama has triumphed over the demons that dwell there and the three live a simple, peaceful life among the forest animals. But it is not to last, for the ten-headed King of the Demons vows to take revenge. Eye-catching illustrations, based on the Indian tradition of shadow-puppetry, convey the exuberance of a millennia-old tale which is still told today
Mrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
The very clever Oona saves her husband, the giant Finn McCool, by outwitting Cuhullin, who seeks to prove that he is the strongest giant in the world by beating Finn
Sausages by Jessica Souhami( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 639 libraries worldwide
John learns to be careful what he wishes for when an elf grants him and his wife three desires and he grows hungry trying to decide what he wants. A retelling of the famous European folktale
The black geese : a Baba Yaga story from Russia by Alison Lurie( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
When her little brother is taken away by the black geese belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Elena searches for him in the great dark forest
The little, little house by Jessica Souhami( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Joseph feels his family will never be happy in a house so small, so he asks the wise Aunty Bella for advice
Foxy! by Jessica Souhami( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Crafty fox tricks them all, and into his sack go a fine rooster, a fat pig, and even a little boy! How do they escape?
Old MacDonald by Jessica Souhami( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
By opening some flaps, the reader can see the various visitors, including one from outer space, to Old MacDonald's farm
King Pom and the fox by Jessica Souhami( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A Chinese version of Puss-in-Boots featuring a fox instead of a cat
The sticky doll trap : a trickster tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Although Hare did not help the other animals find water in a drought, he manages to trick his way to more than his share, so the other creatures decide to trap him with a huge gummy doll, in a West African version of a traditional trickster tale
The famous adventure of a bird-brained hen by Jessica Souhami( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
While on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling, Henny Penny and her feathered friends meet the very hungry Foxy-Loxy
The strongest boy in the world by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Retells the traditional Japanese tale in which a boy, who has defeated all the other boys in his village in wrestling, travels to the city to test his skill at a sumo tournament, but along the way he meets a girl who is even stronger than he
In the dark, dark wood by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
In the dark, dark wood, there was a dark, dark house, Hoo-Hoo-Hoo! Haa-Haa-Haa! This interactive book presents this traditional rhyme, containing lift-up flaps on each spread that reveal spooky creatures peeping through windows and out of cupboards. The story reaches a climax on the last spread, as a great white ghost pops out
Honk, honk! Hold tight! by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
This very funny tale tells about the princess who will not laugh. Her father says he will give her hand in marriage to the man who can make her laugh and one boy plus a golden goose set off to the palace to try their luck. As they go along, a woman tries to steal one of the golden goose's feathers and becomes stuck to the goose. Honk Honk! Hold Tight! says the boy, as more and more people become stuck to each other. The whole parade soon ends up at the palace. What will the princess do? A fabulous read-aloud, laugh-out-loud story that has its origins in Italy, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the UK, with variants discovered in Russia and Egypt
Piglet's picnic : a story about food and counting by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Piglet asks her friends to bring their favorite foods to share at a picnic, but when they find each other's choices undesirable, she worries her picnic will be a disaster
Mrs McCool and the giant Cúchullainn by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Thanks to the strength of his magic little finger, the giant Cuchulainn has fought all other giants and squashed them flat - all but one: Finn McCool. But Finn McCool is a coward and asks his wife Oona to help him. In the end, Oona's brains conquer Cuchulainn's brute strength once and for all
Baba Yaga and the stolen baby by Alison Lurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Baba Yaga, an eight-foot tall witch, steals Elena's baby brother while she is watching him, and Elena must make the dangerous journey to Baba Yaga's house to rescue him
One potato two potato : silly rhymes about food by Jessica Souhami( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Mother caught a flea : silly rhymes about a family by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (110)
Chinese (6)
Urdu (4)
Somali (4)
Gujarati (3)
Panjabi (3)
Bengali (1)
Korean (1)
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