WorldCat Identities

Howe, John 1957-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 397 publications in 7 languages and 8,664 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  History  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Illustrated works  Legends  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Interviewee, Creator, Author of introduction, Editor, Translator, Other, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.G882, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Howe
Beowulf : a tale of blood, heat, and ashes by Nicky Raven( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern, illustrated retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel
The skystone by Jack Whyte( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 5th Century, two disgruntled Roman soldiers help King Ullic Pendragon create an independent Britain. By the author of The Crystal Cave
Jack and the beanstalk by John Howe( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune
Fantasy art workshop by John Howe( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the creative processes and intriguing inspirations behind the work of leading fantasy artist John Howe, in his first-ever practical art book"--Page 4 of cover
Rip Van Winkle by John Howe( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Portuguese and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
Lost worlds by John Howe( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents illustrations of lost worlds defined in histories, myths, legends and folklore, including such places as Aratta, Atlantis, Camelot, and Ultima Thule
The knight with the lion : the story of Yvain by John Howe( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the knightly adventures of Yvain and his faithful lion, culminating in his reconciliation with the proud lady Ludine
The Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Ge lin mu( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted to them by an enchanted fish
Forging dragons : [inspirations, approaches and techniques for drawing and painting dragons] by John Howe( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this amazing collection of dragon art, iconic fantasy artist Howe explores the inspirations and techniques he uses to render these beasts of myth and legend. Each dragon is gloriously presented on a double-page spread followed by Howe's working sketches and the mythology behind each dragon
A diversity of dragons by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on sources from myth, folklore, and novels, the authors offer a compendium on dragons--similarities and differences, the dragon of the hero quest, humorous dragons, cuddly dragons, and more
The man who lit the stars by Claude Clément( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wayfarer is ridiculed by villagers when he claims that his profession is polishing the stars, but the boy who follows him sees him climb a ladder into the sky
Musician from the darkness by Claude Clément( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outsider in a primitive hunting society learns about the power of music as both an agent of destruction and consolation
3-minute J.R.R. Tolkien : a visual biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer by Gary Raymond( )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer. As Peter Jacksons cinematic hobbits set forth, "3-Minute JRR Tolkien" celebrates the enduring influence of the worlds most revered fantasy writer. It offers a readable, absorbing structure, dividing J.R.R. Tolkiens life and cultural contribution into 60 neat portions, every one digestible in a mere three minutes: 20 mini-sections each on Life, Work and Influence. From a childhood inventing new languages in the sylvan landscape of the Severn valley, through a First World War that saw him witness the horrors of the Somme, to academic success founded on a passion for Old English tales, we trace Tolkiens life and look at the way in which it informs his creation of imaginary worlds so intricately mapped that modern readers, writers and artists continue to explore them in a quest for their myths, monsters and meaning
Tolkien's world : paintings of Middle-earth by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings of Middle-earth by Inger Edelfeldt, Tony Galuidi, Roger Garland, Robert Goldsmith, Michael Hague, John Howe, Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith, and Carol Emery Phenix
Fantasy drawing workshop by John Howe( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical art course that completely demystifies the drawing and sketching techniques of master fantasy artist John Howe. John reveals the secrets behind choosing the best materials and the correct methods for holding and using pencils
Born of elven blood by Kevin J Anderson( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Blanca is suddenly transported from her troubled life in Philadelphia to Faery
Fantasy art : peindre un univers de légende by John Howe( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

''Here's how I do it, and why'' This is the premise behind John Howe's first practical exploration of his artistic inspirations, approaches and techniques. This title will appeal to practical artists and fans of John Howe's work by providing step-by-step demonstrations, sketches and outstanding finished paintings, some designed specifically for this book. It covers a wide range of subjects essential to any aspiring fantasy artist, including materials and the creative process, and drawing and painting humans, beasts, landscapes and architecture. The final section of the book provides
Knights by John Howe( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of medieval knights from the origins of knighthood to their lives during times of war and peace and their roles in the crusades, discussing such topics as armor, tournaments, and ceremonies
The maps of Tolkien's Middle-earth by Brian Sibley( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling Tolkien expert Brian Sibley (The Lord of the Rings: The Making of the Movie Trilogy and The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide) presents a slipcased collection of four full-color, large-format maps of Tolkien's imaginary realm illustrated by John Howe, a conceptual designer for the blockbuster films directed by Peter Jackson. The set includes a hardcover book describing in detail the importance and evolution of geography within Tolkien's epic fiction and four color maps presented with minimal folds, including two (Beleriand and Nú menor) never before published in this country
Le pêcheur et sa femme by Jacob Grimm( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le célèbre conte des frères Grimm avec des illustrations d'art contemporain en grand format
 
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Beowulf : a tale of blood, heat, and ashes
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The skystoneFantasy art workshopLost worldsThe knight with the lion : the story of YvainThe Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers GrimmForging dragons : [inspirations, approaches and techniques for drawing and painting dragons]A diversity of dragonsTolkien's world : paintings of Middle-earth
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