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Pauline Baynes (1922–2008)

Autor(a) de Lucy's Adventure: The Search for Aslan (Narnia)

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Obras por Pauline Baynes

I Believe: The Nicene Creed (2003) 117 exemplares
Let There Be Light (1990) 47 exemplares
Noah and the Ark (1886) 36 exemplares
The Elephant's Ball (2007) 34 exemplares
Good King Wenceslas (1983) 20 exemplares
All Things Bright and Beautiful (1986) 18 exemplares
How Dog Began (1985) 9 exemplares
In the Beginning (1990) 6 exemplares
Osric the extraodinary owl — Ilustrador — 2 exemplares
Victoria and the Golden Bird (1948) 2 exemplares
A map of middle-earth (1980) 1 exemplar
Lohi (1976) 1 exemplar
How Excellent is Thy Name! (2007) 1 exemplar
Die Lachse 1 exemplar
The enchanted horse (1981) — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar

Associated Works

O Senhor dos Anéis (1954) — Artista da capa, algumas edições50,661 exemplares
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950) — Ilustrador, algumas edições46,170 exemplares
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950) — Ilustrador, algumas edições36,099 exemplares
The Magician's Nephew (1955) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições29,642 exemplares
Prince Caspian (1951) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições; Ilustrador — 26,763 exemplares
The Horse and His Boy (1954) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições25,816 exemplares
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass (1865) — Ilustrador, algumas edições25,746 exemplares
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições25,695 exemplares
Watership Down (1972) — Artista da capa, algumas edições25,066 exemplares
The Silver Chair (1953) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições24,185 exemplares
The Last Battle (1956) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições23,519 exemplares
The Tolkien Reader (1966) — Ilustrador, algumas edições; Artista da capa, algumas edições3,732 exemplares
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Pearl / Sir Orfeo (1330) — Artista da capa, algumas edições3,487 exemplares
Smith of Wootton Major / Farmer Giles of Ham (1949) — Ilustrador, algumas edições2,543 exemplares
Farmer Giles of Ham (1949) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1,812 exemplares
The Borrowers Avenged (1982) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1,547 exemplares
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and other Verses from The Red Book (1962) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1,477 exemplares
Bilbo's Last Song (1974) — Ilustrador — 1,140 exemplares
Smith of Wootton Major (1967) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1,025 exemplares
A Tolkien Miscellany (2002) — Ilustrador — 563 exemplares
Tree and Leaf. Smith of Wootton Major. The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son (1945) — Ilustrador, algumas edições562 exemplares
Farmer Giles of Ham / The Adventures of Tom Bombadil (1949) — Ilustrador, algumas edições364 exemplares
A Book of Narnians: The Lion, the Witch and the Others (1994) — Ilustrador — 270 exemplares
The Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes (Puffin Books) (1963) — Ilustrador, algumas edições175 exemplares
Smith of Wootton Major: Extended Edition (1967) — Ilustrador — 175 exemplares
Lost Transmissions: The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2019) — Art/illustration — 127 exemplares
The Moses Basket (2003) — Ilustrador, algumas edições117 exemplares
The Dragon of Og (1981) — Ilustrador, algumas edições112 exemplares
A Dictionary of Chivalry (1968) — Ilustrador — 89 exemplares
The Tolkien Treasury (2015) — Ilustrador — 79 exemplares
Smith of Wootton Major & Leaf by Niggle (Unabridged) (1967) — Ilustrador, algumas edições60 exemplares
Recipes from an Old Farmhouse (1966) — Ilustrador, algumas edições56 exemplares
The Cobweb Curtain: A Christmas Story (1989) — Ilustrador — 55 exemplares
The Times Cookery Book (1972) — Ilustrador — 50 exemplares
The Arabian Nights (1957) — Ilustrador, algumas edições34 exemplares
Wag-by-Wall (Warne children's classics) (1944) — Ilustrador, algumas edições32 exemplares
J.R.R.Tolkien Reads Poems and Songs of Middle Earth (Cassette) (1967) — Artista da capa, algumas edições22 exemplares
A Treasury of Narnia : The Story of C. S. Lewis and his Chronicles of Narnia (1999) — Ilustrador, algumas edições22 exemplares
The Joy of the Court (1872) — Ilustrador — 19 exemplares
Medieval tales (1967) — Ilustrador, algumas edições17 exemplares
A Gift from the Heart: Folk Tales from Bulgaria (1966) — Ilustrador — 13 exemplares
The Most Wonderful Animals That Never Were. (1969) — Ilustrador, algumas edições12 exemplares
The Observer's Book of European Costume (1975) — Ilustrador — 12 exemplares
The Iron Lion (1983) — Ilustrador, algumas edições11 exemplares
Grasshopper and Butterfly (1975) — Ilustrador — 10 exemplares
Hundreds and Hundreds (1984) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
The Compleat Horseman (1975) — Ilustrador, algumas edições8 exemplares
Tales of Waybeyond (1979) — Ilustrador — 6 exemplares
The Little Chair (1996) — Ilustrador, algumas edições5 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 1, September 1977 (1977) — Ilustrador — 3 exemplares
The adventures of Hatim Tai (1960) — Ilustrador, algumas edições2 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 6, February 1977 — Ilustrador — 2 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 10, June 1977 — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar
The Hobbit. Series 2 — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar
Tolkien cards. The lord of the rings — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar
Sammakko (1974) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1 exemplar
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11, July 1978 — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar
Stories from Hans Christian Andersen (Classics for today) — Ilustrador, algumas edições1 exemplar
Graeme and the Dragon (1970) — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar


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Conhecimento Comum



Based on part of an apocryphal addition to the book of Daniel in the Bible, this song of thanksgiving and praise is offered by Ananias, Azarias, and Misael also known by their Babylonian names: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, as they emerge unscathed from the fiery furnace where they had been tossed by their earthly master, King Nebuchadnezzar, for refusing to worship his idol. Not only are the three young Jewish men thankful they want everyone and everything in the heavens above and the earth below to join them in their praise. And they start calling out everything and everybody and go on and on for twenty stanzas until they’ve cataloged all of God’s creation.

It's long but beautiful, and beautifully illustrated by Baynes whose colorful illuminations are reminiscent of the work done by medieval monks.
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MaowangVater | Dec 20, 2023 |
easy-to-read picture book for young children.
StJamesKingston | Jan 22, 2019 |
Celebrated British artist and illustrator Pauline Baynes turns to the subject of Bohemian king and saint, Wenceslas, the subject of the beloved nineteenth-century Christmas carol penned by J.M. Neale, in this picture-book biography. The elder of two brothers born to the royal family of Bohemia in the early tenth century, Wenceslas was raised a Christian by his grandmother, Queen Ludmilla. Despite the assassination of his grandmother at the behest of his non-Christian mother, Wenceslas kept to his new faith. He was credited with many good deals - the gift of food and fuel to a poor peasant, which makes up the subject of the famous carol, amongst them - and many brave ones as well. At fourteen he led an army against the Duke of Bavaria, and at eighteen he seized the throne from his mother. He is said to have once fought the leader of an opposing army in single combat, to spare his troops from bloodshed. This desire to avoid slaughter led him to agree to terms of tribute to Saxony - five hundred pieces of silver and one hundred and twenty oxen per year - rather than go to war again, an unpopular decision that led to his own assassination by his younger brother, the pagan Boleslav...

King for only four years, Wenceslas would probably have slipped into obscurity, had he not been made the patron saint of Bohemia. Even then, he might not have become so well-known in the English-speaking world, were it not for J.M. Neale's carol. Be that as it may, he is certainly an interesting personage, from a historical perspective, and I enjoyed learning more about him in this slim picture-book. I would be interested to know what historical sources Baynes used - no bibliography is included - and how accurate her narrative is. Given the frequent description of various incidents as "legends," and the use of words like "probably," it is clear that many of the details of Wenceslas' story simply might not have definitive historical evidence to back them up. The question of Wenceslas' page, for instance, who is here called Poidevin (rather than Stephen, which I have often seen elsewhere), and who is said to have been hanged after his master's death, for defending him against his attackers, and managing to kill one of the assassins, I found myself wondering whether there was evidence of such a figure, or whether he too was legendary. Leaving such issues aside, this was an enjoyable and informative book. Although the carol is reproduced at the front of the book, with both musical notation and complete verses, it is not simply a picture-book presentation of that carol, but an exploration of its subject. The artwork is lovely - the cover hardly does it justice - with a medieval feeling entirely appropriate to the story. I was reminded, while reading, of how much I have enjoyed Baynes' artwork in other books, such as C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia, Tolkien's Farmer Giles of Ham, and Rumer Godden's The Dragon of Og. Highly recommended, to Pauline Baynes fans, and to anyone looking for children's books exploring the history of St. Wenceslas.
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AbigailAdams26 | Jan 6, 2019 |
Literally the Nicene Creed to pictures that for the most part have no actual relation to the text. So, yeah...
zepellet | 2 outras críticas | Dec 8, 2017 |


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