Robert D. San Souci: Children's Literature

Publications

For Children and Young Adults

  • The Legend of Scarface: A Blackfeet Indian Tale, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1978.
  • Song of Sedna: Sea-Goddess of the North, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1981.
  • Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The Brave Little Tailor, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1982.
  • Casey's Color Surprise, Playskool/Hasbro, 1985.
  • Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1986.
  • The Enchanted Tapestry: A Chinese Folktale, illustrated by Laszlo Gal, Dial, 1987.
  • Short and Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales, illustrated by Katherine Coville, Doubleday, 1987.
  • The Six Swans, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Simon & Schuster, 1988.
  • The Boy and the Ghost, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Simon & Schuster, 1989.
  • The Loch Ness Monster: Opposing Viewpoints, Greenhaven Press, 1989.
  • The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, Dial, 1989.
  • Madame d'Aulnoy, The White Cat: An Old French Fairy Tale, illustrated by Gennady Spirin, Orchard Books, 1990.
  • Young Merlin, illustrated by Daniel Horne, Doubleday, 1990.
  • The Christmas Ark, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1991.
  • The Firebird, illustrated by Kris Waldherr, Dial, 1991.
  • Larger than Life: The Adventures of American Legendary Heroes, illustrated by Andrew Glass, Doubleday, 1991.
  • N. C. Wyeth's Pilgrims, Chronicle Books, 1991.
  • Feathertop: Based on the Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1992.
  • The Samurai's Daughter: A Japanese Legend, illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson, Dial, 1992.
  • Sukey and the Mermaid, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Four Winds Press, 1992.
  • The Tsar's Promise: A Russian Tale, illustrated by Lauren Mills, Philomel, 1992.
  • Cut from the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend, and Tall Tale, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Philomel, 1993.
  • The Snow Wife, illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson, Dial, 1993.
  • Young Guinevere, illustrated by Jamichael Henterly, Doubleday, 1993.
  • Donkey Ears, illustrated by Fabricio Vanden Broeck, Philomel, 1994.
  • The Hobyahs, illustrated by Alexi Natchev, Doubleday, 1994.
  • The House in the Sky: A Bahamian Folktale, illustrated by Wil Clay, Dial, 1994.
  • Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend, illustrated by Max Ginsberg, Dial, 1994.
  • More Short and Shivery: Thirty Terrifying Tales, illustrated by Katherine Coville, Doubleday, 1994.
  • Sootface: An Ojibwa Cinderella Story, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1994.
  • The Faithful Friend, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Four Winds Press, 1995.
  • The Hired Hand, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, Dial, 1995.
  • The Little Seven-colored Horse: A Spanish American Folktale, illustrated by Jan Thompson Dicks, Chronicle Books, 1995.
  • The Red Heels, illustrated by Tom Pohrt, Dial, 1995.
  • Two White Pebbles, Dial, 1995.
  • John and Mr. Bear: An African-American Folktale, Dial, 1996.
  • Pedro and the Monkey, illustrated by Michael Hays, Morrow, 1996.
  • Young Lancelot, illustrated by Jamichael Henterly, Doubleday, 1996.
  • Even More Short and Shivery: Thirty Spine-tingling Stories, Bantam, 1997.
  • Nicholas Pipe, illustrated by David Shannon, Dial, 1997.
  • Young Arthur, illustrated by Jamichael Henterly, Bantam, 1997.
  • A Weave of Words: An Armenian Tale, illustrated by Raul Colon, Orchard Books, 1998.
  • Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Simon & Schuster, 1998.
  • Fa Mulan: The Story of a Woman Warrior, illustrated by Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng, Hyperion, 1998.
  • A Terrifying Taste of Short and Shivery: Thirty Creepy Tales, illustrated by Lenny Wooden, Delacorte, 1998.
  • Two Bear Cubs, illustrated by Daniel San Souci, Doubleday, 1998.
  • Brave Margaret, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport, Simon & Schuster, 1999.
  • Callie Ann and Mistah Bear, illustrations by Don Daily, Dial, 1999.
  • The Secret of the Stones, illustrated by James Ransome, Penguin Putnam, 1999.
  • Tarzan, illustrated by Michael McCurdy, Hyperion, 1999.
  • Cinderella Skeleton, illustrated by David Catrow, Harcourt, 2000.
  • Little Gold Star: A Spanish-American Cinderella Tale, illustrated by Sergio Martinez, Morrow, 2000.
  • Peter and the Blue Witch Baby, illustrated by Alexi Natchev, Doubleday, 2000.
  • Six Foolish Fishermen, illustrated by Doug Kennedy, Hyperion, 2000.
  • Sister Tricksters, illustrated by Barry Moser, Simon & Schuster, 2001.
  • The Birds of Killingsworth: Based on a Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root, Dial, 2002.
  • The Silver Charm: A Folktale from Japan, illustrated by Yoriko Ito, Doubleday, 2002.
  • The Twins and the Bird of Darkness: A Hero Tale from the Caribbean, illustrated by Terry Widener, Simon & Schuster, 2002.
  • Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Stories to Chill and Thrill, illustrated by David Ouimet, Cricket, 2003.
  • Little Pierre: A Cajun Story from Louisiana, illustrated by David Catrow, Harcourt, 2003.
  • Kenneth Grahame, The Reluctant Dragon, illustrated by John Segal, Orchard Books, 2004.
  • Double-Dare to Be Scared: Another Thirteen Chilling Tales, illustrations by David Ouimet, Cricket Books, 2004.
  • Well at the End of the World, illustrated by Rebecca Walsh, Chronicle Books, 2004.
  • Zigzag, illustrated by Stefan Czernecki, August House LittleFolk, 2005.
  • Triple-Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Further Freaky Tales, illustrated by David Ouimet, Cricket Books, 2007.

For Adults

  • Emergence, Avon, 1981.
  • Blood Offerings, Dorchester Press, 1985.
  • (With Kate Strelley) The Ultimate Game: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Harper, 1987.
  • The Dreaming, Berkley, 1989.

Contributor of short stories and book and theater reviews to numerous publications.