WorldCat Identities

Withers, Carl

Overview
Works: 32 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 7,971 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Musical games  Poetry  Fiction  Folk literature  Folklore  Fables  Terminology  Humor  Humorous fiction 
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 )

15 editions published between 1948 and 1990 in English and held by 1,076 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 854 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 )

34 editions published between 1945 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 641 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 501 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 495 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 )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American riddle book by Carl Withers( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 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 )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 386 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 )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 358 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 272 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 tale of a black cat by Carl Withers( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Tommy, the house he built, and what it becomes
Counting-out rhymes 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 )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative folktale about the antics of the fox who tries to get the horse's knife sharpened
The Penguin book of sonnets by Carl Withers( Book )

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

Town and country games by Carl Withers( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 148 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 133 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
Rainbow in the morning by Carl Withers( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 131 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

 
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Games and Songs of American Children
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

Languages
English (137)

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