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Cann, Helen 1969-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 272 publications in 10 languages and 13,452 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Poetry  Prayers and devotions  Pictorial works  Cookbooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Author, 9pu
Classifications: PZ8.1.E9565, FIC
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Publications about Helen Cann
Publications by Helen Cann
Most widely held works about Helen Cann
 
Most widely held works by Helen Cann
Little Leap Forward : a boy in Beijing by Guo Yue( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,244 libraries worldwide
In Communist China in 1966, eight-year-old Leap Forward learns about freedom while flying kites with his best friend, by trying to get a caged wild bird to sing, and through the music he is learning to play on a bamboo flute. Includes author's notes on his childhood in Beijing, life under Mao Zedong, and the Cultural Revolution
The barefoot book of father and son tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the mother-son relationship
A calendar of festivals by Cherry Gilchrist( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales for festivals of different religions and cultures, including Hindu, Jewish, Celtic, Buddhist, Caribbean, and Russian
Brigid's cloak : an ancient Irish story by Bryce Milligan( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Relates a legend about the Irish slave girl who became Saint Brigid, beginning with a celestial song, a mysterious gift, and a prophecy on the night of her birth
The Bible for children from Good Books by Murray Watts( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 590 libraries worldwide
A collection of approximately two hundred and fifty illustrated stories from the Old and New Testaments, retold for children
Mother and daughter tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 582 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from various cultures illuminate the father-daughter relationship
The Barefoot book of heroic children by Rebecca Hazell( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Contains twelve accounts of boys and girls who struggled against the odds to achieve greatness
Baboushka : a Christmas folktale from Russia by Arthur Scholey( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season
The shipwreck by Jørn Riel( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Shipwrecked off the coast of Greenland, Leiv Steinursson, a young Viking boy, is helped by two Inuit children, twelve-year-old Apuluk and his eleven-year-old sister Narua, and is accepted into their community, gladly leaving his violent lifestyle behind
We're riding on a caravan : an adventure on the Silk Road by Laurie Krebs( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text introduces the sights and sounds of the Silk Road, such as the Yellow River, the oasis at Dunhuang, the rugged desert near Hami, and the excitement of the market at Kashgar. Includes a history of this trade route and the places where people stopped along the way
The lady of ten thousand names : goddess stories from many cultures by Burleigh Mutén( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Introduces the cast of brave and powerful goddesses who can perform feats of magic, scale impossible distances with ease, and transform themselves as they choose in the blink of an eye
Manger ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
There is a legend that describes how, at midnight on Christmas Eve, all creatures are granted the power of speech for one hour. In this collection, Lee Bennett Hopkins and a dozen other poets imagine what responses they might offer
Fireside stories : tales for a winter's eve by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight traditional tales associated with a variety of winter celebrations from Scottish, Russian, Slavey, Austrian, Czech, and Jewish lore
A forest of stories : magical tree tales from around the world by Rina Singh( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Collection of folktales about magical trees including a dancing tree, a talking tree, and a tree that cures blindness
On that Easter morning by Mary Joslin( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Retells the Easter story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ
On that Christmas night by Mary Joslin( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 392 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem
The loving arms of God by Anne Elizabeth Stickney( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Bible stories illustrating God's relationship with his people through the history of Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the early church
Prayers for children ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A timeless treasure to gently remind children that God is interested in all aspects and occasions of their lives, and that prayer is not something people do only in church. 'Prayers for Children' includes more than 200 prayers arranged into five main sections
Christian festivals cookbook by Saviour Pirotta( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Retold are the stories about three kings bearing presents, a mischievious donkey, and tongues of fire bringing special powers
Mary's story by Sarah Jane Boss( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Virgin Mary from her childhood to her assumption
 
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Alternative Names
Kena, Helēna 1969-
Languages
English (116)
Spanish (6)
German (5)
French (4)
Dutch (4)
Swedish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
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