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Behn, Harry

Overview
Works: 84 works in 235 publications in 5 languages and 8,495 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Haiku  Silent films  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Folklore  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Performer, Conceptor, Composer, Creator, Other, Adapter, Compiler, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Scenarist
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Most widely held works about Harry Behn
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Most widely held works by Harry Behn
Cricket songs : Japanese haiku by Harry Behn( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Japanese "haiku"--Non-rhyming, three-line, seventeen-syllable nature poems suggesting the seasons ofthe year--selected and translated by an American poet
Halloween by Harry Behn( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated poem that describes some of the spooky events that occur on Halloween night
The faraway lurs by Harry Behn( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and Afrikaans and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather, a daughter of the Forest People, falls in love with Wolf Stone, a son of the Sun People
More cricket songs : Japanese haiku by Harry Behn( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These verses in the three-line Japanese poetry form haiku are drawn from the work of twenty-nine poets
Haiku harvest : Japanese haiku, series IV by Peter Beilenson( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big parade by King Vidor( Visual )

22 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson, son of an industrious aristocrat and his wife, and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he and a couple of his comrades meet and all take an amorous interest in Mélisande, a French farm girl. During a violent battle of the War, his two comrades are killed and James is seriously wounded and is hospitalized with a missing leg. During his hospitilization, he loses the whereabouts of Mélisande, his true love, and returns home to the United States as a hero to his family, but with a broken heart. After arriving home, he confesses his love of Mélisande to his mother and she encourages him to return to France to seek Mélisande, because his former girlfriend has fell in love with his brother. James returns to France and triumphantly finds his true love awaiting and missing him
The little hill by Harry Behn( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry for children
The golden hive : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book of forty-two poems reflects "the poet's remembrance of childhood and youth, his humorous appreciation of people, his deep sense of the American past, his joy in the natural world."
The two uncles of Pablo by Harry Behn( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small town in Mexico, Pablo helps his uncles gain insight into his problems and their own
Trees : a poem by Harry Behn( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem celebrating the importance of trees
Chrysalis; concerning children and poetry by Harry Behn( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer explains what he believes is the philosophy of writing poetry for children and discusses what a child can teach a writer about his craft, using his own poems, those of other poets, and those by children, to illustrate his points
Crickets and bullfrogs and whispers of thunder : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems with themes of seasons, holidays, fantasy, and the child's world
The wizard in the well : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry for children
Windy morning : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems about such subjects as the new little boy next door, the flower garden, the weathervane, and other things
All kinds of time by Harry Behn( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using humor and poetry, the author explains the meaning of Time to very young children
The painted cave by Harry Behn( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Indian boy searched for his true name and learned from the pictures in the painted cave some of the happenings of his people
Duino elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in a period of spiritual crisis between 1912 and 1922, the poems that compose the Duino Elegies are the ones most frequently identified with the Rilkean sensibility. With their symbolic landscapes, prophetic proclamations, and unsettling intensity, these complex and haunting poems rank among the outstanding visionary works of the century
Omen of the birds by Harry Behn( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy becomes King of Rome in this story of life in ancient Etruria
The house beyond the meadow by Harry Behn( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roderick by Harry Behn( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roderick the crow wishes he were a meadowlark and likes to do things differently from the other crows causing him to be in trouble often until he safely guides the other crows to a new home and a lonely farmer who welcomes their company
 
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Halloween
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Trees : a poem
Alternative Names
Behn, Giles 1898-1973

Harry Behn Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1898-1973)

Harry Behn amerikansk författare och manusförfattare

Harry Behn amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

Harry Behn amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

Harry Behn amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Гарри Бен

ハリー・ベン

哈利·貝恩

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