skip to content

Sharkey, Niamh

Overview
Works: 61 works in 210 publications in 9 languages and 7,919 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Christmas stories  Picture books  Fairy tales 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.S52982, [E]
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Niamh Sharkey
Publications by Niamh Sharkey
Most widely held works by Niamh Sharkey
The gigantic turnip by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
In this traditonal Russian tale, a farmer grows a turnip so big that it takes the combined efforts of him, his wife, six canaries, five geese, four hens, three cats, two pigs, one cow, and, finally, one mouse to pull it from the ground
Jack and the beanstalk by Richard Walker( Book )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Classic fairy tale, retold with sparky originality and lively humor, complemented by fascinatingly offbeat illustrations
Tales from old Ireland by Malachy Doyle( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Fascinating anthology of Irish folk and fairy tales is greatly enhanced by artwork of Niamh Sharkey. It includes seven stories. Some of the tales are unsettling, some are sad, some have satisfying conclusions
Santasaurus by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a young dinosaur wishes that he could help Santasaurus deliver presents around the world
Tales of wisdom & wonder by Hugh Lupton( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A collection of seven tales from around the world featuring remarkable animals and extraordinary people reminding us of how vast and mysterious the world is an how our lives can be transformed in the most unexpected circumstances
The ravenous beast by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Various creatures from a mouse to a whale describe all the things they can eat, but the Ravenous Beast proves to be the hungriest of all
Cinderella by Max Eilenberg( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight
I'm a happy Hugglewug by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Henry Hugglewug takes the reader through his day as he sings his special song, goes to school, paints pictures, and introduces his classmates and special animal friends
The ravenous beast by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A fantastic picture book feast, brought to life with an animated DVD! The Raveneous Beast is hungry, hungry, hungry. But is he the hungriest animal of all? Read by Kevin Whately (Inspector Morse, Peak Practice), with specially composed music, this is an innovative combination that will delight and entertain young viewers again and again. 2-5 yrs
El nabo gigante by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 209 libraries worldwide
In this traditional Russian tale, a farmer grows a turnip so big that it takes the combined efforts of him, his wife, six canaries, five geese, four hens, three cats, two pigs, one cow, and, finally, one mouse to pull it from the ground
On the road with Mavis and Marge by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Mavis and Marge are different from other animals. They want to go a-wandering. Over the hills, across the sea, and up to the moon they go, gathering a band of free-range friends on the way. But suddenly, from across the Milky Way, home has a distant allure
The gigantic turnip by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A cumulative tale in which the turnip planted by an old man grows so enormous that everyone must help to pull it up
Tales from old Ireland by Malachy Doyle( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Presents seven folk and fairy tales from Ireland, featuring witches, fairies, and a land where no one ever grows old
Verhalen uit het oude Ierland by Malachy Doyle( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Zeven Ierse volksverhalen, voorzien van illustraties in kleur. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 9 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 11 jaar
al-Liftah al-ʻamlāqah = The giant turnip by Henriette Barkow( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Italian and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This re-telling of a traditional story is based in an inner-city school, where the children have grown a huge turnip. The boys and girls try to pull it out, but it won't move. Will they ever manage to free the giant turnip?
De Grote Slokop by Niamh Sharkey( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Allerlei dieren scheppen tegen elkaar op over hun honger en wat ze allemaal zouden kunnen eten, totdat de Grote Slokop hen allemaal opeet. Prentenboek met grote tekeningen in kleur. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Wijze & wonderlijke verhalen by Hugh Lupton( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Zeven verhalen uit verschillende landen, voorzien van grote pastelkleurige illustraties. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Le gros navet by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in French and English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Un vieil homme et une vieille femme ont la surprise de trouver dans leur jardin un navet géant. Pour l'enlever, le vieil homme fait appel à sa femme qui fait appel à la vache, puis aux deux cochons, aux trois chats, aux quatre... Finalement le navet géant jaillit du sol. Un conte drôle, bien rythmé dans le texte et l'illustration. [SDM]
Jack e il fagiolo magico by Richard Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The trout in the turnhole by Benedict Kiely( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
シャーキー, ニーアム
Languages
English (123)
French (9)
Spanish (8)
Italian (6)
Japanese (4)
Dutch (3)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Welsh (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.