WorldCat Identities

Merrill, Jean

Overview
Works: 87 works in 252 publications in 7 languages and 11,433 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Folklore  War stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.M515, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jean Merrill
 
Most widely held works by Jean Merrill
The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill( Book )

52 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a modern war, known as the Pushcart War, in the streets of New York City
The toothpaste millionaire by Jean Merrill( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl describes how her school friend made over a million dollars by creating and marketing a cheaper and better toothpaste
The girl who loved caterpillars : a twelfth-century tale from Japan by Jean Merrill( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of an anonymous twelfth-century Japanese story, the young woman Izumi resists social and family pressures as she befriends caterpillars and other socially unacceptable creatures
The superlative horse : a tale of ancient China by Jean Merrill( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story was suggested by a Taoist tale in the Book of Lieh Tzu, c. 350 B.C. The illustrations were suggested by the scenes in the frescoes of the Tun-huang caves in western China."
A few flies and I; haiku by Issa Kobayashi( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ninety-five haiku written over two hundred years ago by the Japanese poet Issa
High, Wide, and Handsome : and their three tall tales by Jean Merrill( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three country rascals, a pig, a monkey, and a fox, challenge the city slicker hound dog to a story-telling contest. Grades 2-3
Shan's lucky knife; a Burmese folk tale retold by Jean Merrill by Jean Merrill( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country boy, tricked once too often by a greedy boatmaster, executes a clever retaliation
How many kids are hiding on my block? by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten children play hide-and-seek on a city street. The winner is rewarded with an ice cream cone
Mary, come running by Jean Merrill( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish gypsy says he remembers all Christmases and tells how he was caught stealing chocolate from Joseph on the night Christ was born
Marah by Jean Merrill( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria's house by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her art teacher asks the class members to draw pictures of their homes, Maria is heartsick because she lives in a tenement
Here I come--ready or not by Jean Merrill( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children play hide and seek in the barn
The bumper sticker book by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of slogans and funny sayings that might be found on bumpers of automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles
The elephant who liked to smash small cars by Jean Merrill( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elephant who loves to smash small cars is a problem to a car salesman until he smashes the elephant with big cars
The Black Sheep by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he was a different color and dared to think for himself, The Black Sheep was thrown into prison
The toothpaste millionaire by Jean Merrill( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl describes how her school friend made over a million dollars by creating and marketing a cheaper and better toothpaste
Please, don't eat my cabin by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam's aunt accepts the other animals he tames but hesitates about the baby porcupine because porcupines have been eating parts of her cabin
Emily Emerson's moon by Jean Merrill( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emily's father promises her the moon, she believes him, in spite of her brother's teasing. Preschool - Grade 2
The pushcart war by Jean Merrill( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous and satirical story about the war that ensues when a pushcart florist and a delivery truck driver both want the same parking spot
Red Riding : a story of how Katy tells Tony a story because it is raining by Jean Merrill( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a rainy day a little girl tries to tell a story to her brother, whose own idea about how the story goes results in a new version of an old folk tale
 
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Alternative Names
Jean Merrill Amerikaans schrijfster (1923-2012)

Jean Merrill amerikansk författare

Jean Merrill amerikansk skribent

Jean Merrill auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Jean Merrill escriptora de literatura infantil estatunidenca

Jean Merrill escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Jean Merrill US-amerikanische Kinderbuch-Autorin

Merrill, J. 1923-2012

Merrill, Jean Fairbanks 1923-2012

ג'ין מריל סופרת ילדים אמריקאית

جین مریل نویسنده آمریکایی

메릴, 진 1923-2012

メリル, ジャン

メリル, ジーン

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