WorldCat Identities

Merriam, Eve 1916-1992

Overview
Works: 238 works in 674 publications in 1 language and 32,796 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Alphabet rhymes  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Nonsense verse  Humorous poetry  Counting-out rhymes  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Author of screenplay, Translator, Compiler, Librettist
Classifications: PS3525.E639, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Eve Merriam
Halloween A B C by Eve Merriam( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem for each letter of the alphabet introduces a different, spooky aspect of Halloween
Growing up female in America; ten lives by Eve Merriam( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten biographies of 19th century and early 20th century women, telling us what it means to be female in America
Blackberry ink : poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and nonsense verses on various themes
The inner city Mother Goose by Eve Merriam( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goose rhymes were not always considered to be nonsensical fare for young children, originally these verses were written as social and politcal commentary. In 1969 when author Eve Merriam wanted to comment about social and political issues of the time, she turned to Mother Goose rhymes in a nod to their original purpose. Her resultant poems, inspired by traditional "nursery rhymes," depict the grim reality of inner city life, including such topics as crime, drug abuse, unemployment, and inadequate housing
12 ways to get to 11 by Eve Merriam( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses ordinary experiences to present twelve combinations of numbers that add up to eleven. Example: At the circus, six peanut shells and five pieces of popcorn
You be good & I'll be night : jump-on-the-bed poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five pages of brief, rhyming poems
The Christmas box by Eve Merriam( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to see all the presents, the family comes downstairs on Christmas morning to find just one long thin box under the tree
Mommies at work by Eve Merriam( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1996 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines many different jobs performed by working mothers, including counting money in banks and building bridges
Good night to Annie by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In alphabetical order, creatures all over the world fall asleep, from alligators dozing in the mud to zebras asleep on their sides
The New women's theatre : ten plays by contemporary American women( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bam, bam, bam by Eve Merriam( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wrecking ball demolishes old houses and stores to make way for a skyscraper
It doesn't always have to rhyme by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of poems of assorted subjects "there are inner rhymes, the repeat of a beat, an inner chime, and all the rest."
Finding a poem by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems about plastic, computers, alarm clocks, and other aspects of our modern world. Includes an essay on the writing of a poem
Train leaves the station by Eve Merriam( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A toy train and its occupants make a journey that introduces the numbers one to ten
A poem for a pickle : funnybone verses by Eve Merriam( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of whimsical poems and word pictures about such special things as an electrical blackout, an ice cream fountain mountain, and a cat's eyes in the dark
There is no rhyme for silver by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems for children
Chortles : new and selected wordplay poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems focusing on, unusual words and play on words
Higgle wiggle : happy rhymes by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short poems about various objects and animals, including mashed potatoes, keys, and a bird in a sweet gum tree
Where is everybody? : an animal alphabet by Eve Merriam( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous alphabet of animals engaged in human activities, including an alligator in the attic, a unicorn underwater, and an elephant riding on the escalator
Fresh paint : new poems by Eve Merriam( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five poems on subjects ranging from the squat mushroom to the new moon
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Blackberry ... to 1.00 for Papers, 19 ...)

Blackberry ink : poems
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Growing up female in America; ten livesBlackberry ink : poemsThe inner city Mother Goose12 ways to get to 11You be good & I'll be night : jump-on-the-bed poemsMommies at workGood night to AnnieBam, bam, bam
Alternative Names
Eva Moskovitz

Eve Merriam American poet and writer

Eve Merriam Amerikaans schrijfster (1916-1992)

Merriam, Eve, 1916-

Moskovitz, Eva.

Moskovitz, Eva 1916-1992

Moskowitz, Eve

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メリアム, イヴ

Languages
English (203)