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Manna, Giovanni 1966-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 285 publications in 5 languages and 4,592 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Picture books  Folklore  Pictorial works  Cross-cultural studies  Self-instruction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2228, 843
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Publications about Giovanni Manna
Publications by Giovanni Manna
Most widely held works by Giovanni Manna
The Barefoot book of knights by John Matthews( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Young Tom of Warwick is sent to live in a castle so that he can learn about knighthood and chivalry. There, kindly Master William, the armorer, tells stories about knights from all around the world. Through their courage, honor, strength, wisdom, patience and humility, the knights in these stories illustrate to Tom what it takes to be a great knight
Someone I like : poems about people by Judith Nicholls( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Includes poems by John Agard, Moira Andrew, James Berry, Gwendolyn Brooks, Andrew Collett, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, Mary Ann Hoberman, Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Jennings, Lindamichellebaron, Frances Nagle, Judith Nicholls, Grace Nichols, Hiawyn Oram, Lydia Pender, Vyanne Samuels, Fred Sedgwick, Margaret Walker, David Whitehead, Kit Wright, Charlotte Zolotow
The Barefoot book of giants, ghosts and goblins : traditional tales from around the world by John Matthews( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Nine stories from around the world, with characters such as, a giant with no heart, a ghost with two faces, and a huge goblin with bulging eyes
Swing high, swing low : a book of opposites by Fiona Coward( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
As they enjoy a busy day, a mother and two children encounter an abundance of contrasts, such as playing and working, laughing and crying, and waking and sleeping
Finn at Clee Point by Richard John Knight( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Finn has always heard that the Finers, a family living alone at the tip of Clee Point, are to be avoided because of some long-ago incident that no one will discuss, but when Davey Finer saves Finn's life, he begins to learn more and, in defiance of his parents, befriend them
You and me by Stella Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A boy and a girl play an imaginary game, picturing themselves as opposites
First morning : poems about time by Nikki Siegen-Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems that examine the many faces of time: the first time, racing against time, different times of our lives, and times of the year. The poets represent different places and backgrounds
You and me by Giovanni Manna( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
A little boy and girl play a game of imagination, exploring opposites and comparisons in the world around them
If- by Rudyard Kipling( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"The famously inspirational poem written by Rudyard Kipling in 1895, which first appeared in a 1910 collection of short stories and poems, is here accompanied by illustrations"--
La tulipe noire by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Titre s'insérant dans une collection de livrets destinés à soutenir l'enseignement (à des élèves francophones ou en apprentissage d'une langue seconde) de la littérature, de la compréhension de lecture et de la langue française. Histoires originales et adaptations de classiques de la littérature sont répertoriées en quatre séries de difficulté croissante (Série lime: À partir de 10 ans; Série bourgogne: À partir de 11 ans; Série lavande: À partir de 11 ans; Série marron: À partir de 12 ans). Des dossiers documentaires illustrés de photographies, d'oeuvres d'art et/ou de documents d'archives se greffent au texte, apportant un éclairage sociohistorique ou fournissant des compléments d'information sur différentes thématiques abordées. Dans le cas des classiques, une présentation de l'auteur fait par ailleurs office d'introduction. Un guide vendu séparément propose quant à lui des activités de grammaire et/ou de compréhension orale et écrite, des fiches reproductibles et un code donnant accès à une lecture de l'ouvrage en format MP3. Sous ce titre: une courte adaptation du célèbre roman de Dumas père inspiré d'un épisode tragique de la vie politique hollandaise: l'insurrection des Pays-Bas contre l'Espagne en 1672
Les trois mousquetaires by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Frankrijk, het hof van Lodewijk XIII. Drie musketiers en hun jonge vriend d'Artagnan beleven allerlei avonturen. Met opdrachten en een cd
Buon Natale, Samira by Max Bolliger( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Dormi, cucciolo mio : una ninna nanna by Laura Manaresi( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 30 libraries worldwide
La regina della neve by H. C Andersen( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Italian and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Strega no by Marie Desplechin( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
La bella addormentata by Tahar Ben Jelloun( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Occhio di Nuvola by Ricardo Gómez( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Occhio di Nuvola è un ragazzo non vedente, guardato con curiosità e sospetto dagli altri indiani Crow. Eppure sarà proprio la sua diversità a salvare la tribù dall'invadenza degli uomini-pallidi, rubandogli la cosa più strana che hanno portato con loro nella conquista dei territori americani: il cavallo. L'oscurità è un problema per gli uomini del villaggio, ma non per Occhio di Nuvola, deciso a disarmare gli uomini-pallidi da una parte del loro potere: i fucili. Con l'aiuto del padre Abete in Fiore, che a fatica sapeva essere gli occhi del ragazzo, Occhio di Nuvola tenta l'avventura di allontanare dalle terre dei Crow i pericolosi uomini bianchi
Wo ai xiao bu dian by Laura Manaresi( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 24 libraries worldwide
La nascita di Arlecchino by Roberto Piumini( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 22 libraries worldwide
La gitanilla by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Provides instruction in Spanish by using texts from literature as a textbook, with the story recorded in a Castilian Spanish accent on the accompanying disc. Each chapter has activities especially designed to develop the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Also included is information about the history, geography, art, science, etc. of the time and place in which the work is set
 
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Alternative Names
Manna, Giovanni
マンナ, ジョヴァンニ
Languages
English (53)
Italian (21)
French (13)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (2)
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