WorldCat Identities

Taback, Simms

Overview
Works: 193 works in 682 publications in 6 languages and 36,476 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Toy and movable books  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Folk songs  Humor  Riddles  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.3.T1145, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simms Taback
Joseph had a little overcoat by Simms Taback( Book )

52 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by Simms Taback( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940's with illustrations on die-cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows
Kibitzers and fools : tales my zayda (grandfather) told me by Simms Taback( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brief, illustrated, traditional Jewish tales, each accompanied by an appropriate saying
This is the house that Jack built by Simms Taback( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative nursery rhyme about the chain of events that started when Jack built a house
Too much noise by Ann McGovern( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Peter is irritated by the noise in his house so he seeks the advice of the village wiseman
Road builders by B. G Hennessy( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how a road is built first introducing the crew, then showing all the trucks in action, and finally showing the brand-new road as it comes to bustling life
Two little witches : a Halloween counting story by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trick-or-treating, two little witches meet other creatures out on Halloween night
I miss you every day by Simms Taback( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl misses someone so much that she wraps herself up like a package and sends herself through the mail
Snakey riddles by Katy Hall( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of riddles about snakes, including "What kind of snake do you find on the front of your car? A windshield viper!"
Fishy riddles by Katy Hall( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of simple riddles about fish such as "Why are fish so smart? They are always in schools."
Sam's Wild West Show by Nancy Antle( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and his Wild West Show entertain the townsfolk and catch two bank robbers before moving on to the next town
When I first came to this land by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and words to a traditional song describe the adventures of a pioneer who buys a farm and builds life for himself and his family
Buggy riddles by Katy Hall( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of insect riddles including "Why do bees hum? They don't know the words!" and "What is the best year for grasshoppers? Leap year!"
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by Simms Taback( Recording )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940's. Book includes illustrations on die-cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows
Spacey riddles by Katy Hall( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riddles about the sun, stars, moon, planets, and space travel
Joseph had a little overcoat by Simms Taback( Recording )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments
Jason's bus ride by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason becomes a hero when he takes a bus ride
Simms Taback's great big book of spacey, snakey, buggy riddles by Katy Hall( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of riddles to make readers laugh -- or groan
Who said moo? by Harriet Ziefert( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lift-the-flap book in which the reader can help Red Rooster find out which farm animal answered "Moo" when he crowed one sunny morning
Simms Taback's big book of words by Simms Taback( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text present common toys, articles of clothing, foods and animals
 
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There was an old lady who swallowed a flyKibitzers and fools : tales my zayda (grandfather) told meThis is the house that Jack builtToo much noiseRoad buildersTwo little witches : a Halloween counting storyI miss you every daySnakey riddles
Alternative Names
Simms Taback American illustrator

Simms Taback Amerikaans illustrator (1932-2011)

Simms Taback auteur-illustrateur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Simms Taback il·lustrador estatunidenc

Simms Taback ilustrador estadounidense

Simms Taback maisitheoir Meiriceánach

Simms Taback US-amerikanischer Kinderbuchautor, Illustrator, Art Director und Grafiker

Tabakku, Shimuzu 1932-2011

Табак, Симмс 1932-2011

טבק, סימס 1932-2011

سيمس تاباك

타박, 심스 1932-2011

타백, 심스 1932-2011

태백, 심스 1932-2011

ターバック, シムズ

Languages
English (289)

Chinese (11)

Japanese (8)

Korean (5)

French (2)

German (1)