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Souhami, Jessica

Overview
Works: 25 works in 117 publications in 7 languages and 8,041 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Pictorial works  Legends  Toy and movable books  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.S706, 823.914
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Publications about Jessica Souhami
Publications by Jessica Souhami
Most widely held works by Jessica Souhami
The leopard's drum : an Asante tale from West Africa by Jessica Souhami( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Because Osebo the leopard won't share his magnificent drum with anyone, Nyame the Sky-God offers a reward to whichever animal presents the drum to him
No dinner! : the story of the old woman and the pumpkin by Jessica Souhami( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 878 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
Mrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish tale by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 790 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
Rama and the demon king : an ancient tale from India by Jessica Souhami( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A picture book, focusing on the Asia Paciflic region
The black geese : A Baba Yaga story from Russia by Alison Lurie( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 662 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
Sausages by Jessica Souhami( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 640 libraries worldwide
A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
The little, little house by Jessica Souhami( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Joseph feels his family will never be happy in a house so small, so he asks the wise Aunty Bella for advice
Old MacDonald by Jessica Souhami( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
By opening some flaps, the reader can see the various visitors, including one from outer space, to Old MacDonald's farm
Foxy! by Jessica Souhami( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 472 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?
King Pom and the fox by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 416 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 )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 297 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 294 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
In the dark, dark wood by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 214 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
Piglet's picnic : a story about food and counting by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 144 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
The strongest boy in the world by Jessica Souhami( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 117 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
Mrs McCool and the giant Cúchullainn by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
This story is loosely based on Irish folktales about Cuchulainn and Finn McCool
Baba Yaga and the stolen baby by Alison Lurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 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 36 libraries worldwide
Raama iyo Boqorkii Cirfiidka = Rama and the demon king by Jessica Souhami( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in Somali and held by 29 libraries worldwide
An Indian folktale about how Prince Rama rescues his wife from the evil demon king
Mother caught a flea : silly rhymes about a family by Jessica Souhami( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (98)
Somali (4)
Urdu (2)
Chinese (2)
Gujarati (1)
Korean (1)
Panjabi (1)
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