WorldCat Identities

Elkin, Benjamin

Overview
Works: 44 works in 181 publications in 3 languages and 6,603 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folk literature  Short stories  Stories in rhyme  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E426, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Elkin
Six foolish fishermen; based on a folktale in Ashton's Chap-books of the eighteenth century, 1882 by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
The wisest man in the world : a legend of ancient Israel by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba tests his wisdom with increasingly difficult problems
The loudest noise in the world by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A royal little boy wants to hear the loudest noise in the world. The agreement is that all of the people in all of the world will scream at the top of their lungs to amuse this little prince
The big jump, and other stories by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories about the adventures of a child in the beloved world of "once upon a time" and castles, kings, and wonderful things
Gillespie and the guards by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king offers a prize to anyone who can fool his sharp-sighted guards
Why the sun was late by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

9 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rendition of an African folktale about a proud little fly who starts a chain of events that affects all the animals of the jungle--Book publishing record
The king's wish and other stories by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

7 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates three adventures of the good King of Tam as he is granted a wish, captures bad men, and helps put out a fire
Money by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of money as a form of exchange in the world and in the United States, and suggests things to do with money not being spent right away
Such is the way of the world by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his pet monkey is frightened away by a dog, a little boy has many misadventures before he finds his pet again
How the Tsar drinks tea by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant's song comparing himself to the Tsar brings him an audience with the ruler
Lucky and the giant by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It may have been cleverness, it may have been luck, but Lucky outwits the giant and rescues his parents from enslavement
The king who could not sleep by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Council eliminates all noise from the kingdom to help King Carl sleep, but to no avail
The true book of money by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains the history and use of money. Includes information about savings accounts and checks
Al and the magic lamp by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al finds a magic lamp containing a genie who hears and obeys all commands literally
More stories for fun and adventure : some short, some long. Some quiet, some exciting. Everyday and magical adventure by Phyllis R Fenner( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seis pescadores disparatados : basado en un cuento tradicional del libro de Ashton Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century, 1882 by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
The man who walked around the world : based on an old folktale by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the arrival in the village of a lucky Boola Bird that sets off the chain of events...Attempts to build a fence high enough to keep the bird, fail. [So] the mayor is sent off to a big city tolearn how they build towers taller than trees
The true book of schools by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic ring by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends, a dog, a cat, and a mouse, are searching for a magic ring. Rivalry develops between friends when the ring is found
El hombre que camino ́alrededor del mundo = The man who walked around the world : basado en un cuento folklorico by Benjamin Elkin( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.12 for The magic ... to 0.33 for El hombre ...)

Alternative Names
エルキン, ベンジャミン

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