WorldCat Identities

Withers, Carl

Overview
Works: 32 works in 195 publications in 1 language and 7,865 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Musical games  Poetry  Prophecies  Folklore  Folk literature  Riddles  Counting-out rhymes  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carl Withers
A rocket in my pocket : the rhymes and chants of young Americans by Carl Withers( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jingles, chants, tall tales, riddles, tongue twisters, banter and other verbal nonsense in contemporary American folklore
Games and Songs of American Children by William Wells Newell( )

7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 160 English games and game songs, including "Ring Around the Rosie" and "Hopscotch."
Plainville, U.S.A by Carl Withers( Book )

32 editions published between 1945 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What they say in New England, and other American folklore by Clifton Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I saw a rocket walk a mile; nonsense tales, chants, and songs from many lands by Carl Withers( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some nonsense stories from the folklore of many lands, many of which are either tall tales or stories of numskulls or fools, and all of which share a humorous exaggeration or absurdity
A world of nonsense : strange and humorous tales from many lands by Carl Withers( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some fifty nonsense stories from the folklore of many lands, many of which are either tall tales or stories of numskulls or fools, and all of which share a humorous exaggeration or absurdity
Riddles of many lands by Carl Withers( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains eight hundred riddles from over ninety countries, regions and tribal or ethnic groups." Divided into six major divisions: North America, South America, the British Isles, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. Within each appear the different countries or regions, with some surprising sub-divisions, such as the Comanche Indians under United States
The American riddle book by Carl Withers( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a thousand items of the riddling sense and nonsense covering every type of interesting riddle
The man in the moon; sky tales from many lands by Alta Jablow( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from many lands about the enchantment and magic of the moon, sun, and stars, collected by two anthropologists and folklorists
Painting the moon; a folktale from Estonia by Carl Withers( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to dim the moon's light, the devil tries to paint it with pitch, a project that is only partially successful
A treasury of games by Carl Withers( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1973 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles, tongue twisters, mystery stunts, and quiet and active games, including singing, travel, word, number, and chanting games
The wild ducks and the goose by Carl Withers( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple tale that begins with a circle and as the story grows the drawing is added to, until the surprise ending
The tale of a black cat by Carl Withers( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Tommy, the house he built, and what it becomes
Counting out by Carl Withers( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1970 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly one hundred traditional number rhymes and game formulas
The grindstone of God; a fable by Carl Withers( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative folktale about the antics of the fox who tries to get the horse's knife sharpened
Town and country games by Carl Withers( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of sonnets by Carl Withers( Book )

4 editions published between 1943 and 1985 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainbow in the morning by Carl Withers( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated book of American folklore : stories, legends, tall tales, riddles, and rhymes by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready or not, here I come by Carl Withers( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1982 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles, tongue twisters, mystery stunts, and quiet and active games, including singing, travel, word, number, and chanting games
 
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Games and Songs of American Children
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNorth, Robert, 1900-1970

controlled identityWest, James, 1900-1970

North, Robert

North, Robert 1900-1970

West, James

West, James 1900-1970

Withers, Carl

Withers, Carl A. 1900-1970

Languages
English (147)