WorldCat Identities

Yorinks, Arthur

Overview
Works: 100 works in 294 publications in 4 languages and 25,519 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Humor  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books  Readers (Publications)  Comics (Graphic works) 
Roles: Author, Designer, Interviewee, Librettist, Scenarist, Producer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.Y819, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Arthur Yorinks
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Yorinks
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al, a janitor, and his faithful dog, Eddie, live in a single room on the West Side. They eat together, they work together, they do everything together. So what's the problem? Their room is crowded and cramped; their life is an endless struggle. Al and Eddie are practically at each others throats when a large and mysterious bird offers them a new life in paradise. After some debate, they decide to accept. Transported to a gorgeous island in the sky, Al and Eddie are soon living a life of ease and luxury. But they come to find that the grass can be a little too green on the other side. After a dramatic, nearly tragic escape from their paradise prison, both man and dog agree: there really is no place like home
Company's coming by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos erupts when Moe and Shirley invite some visitors from outer space to stay for dinner with the relatives
Louis the fish by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappy butcher from Flatbush finally achieves happiness
Oh, brother by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton and Morris, two orphaned immigrant brothers in New York, brave their way in the New World taking jobs as trapeze artists, fruit peddlers, and tailors, and discover life's bitter realities
Mommy? by Maurice Sendak( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for his mother in a haunted house, a little boy plays pranks on the monster inhabitants. Features pop-up illustrations on foldout pages
The Miami giant by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Giuseppe Giaweeni sails from Italy to look for China, he lands in Miami instead, where he discovers a lost tribe of dancing giants, one of whom he brings back to Europe
Christmas in July by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus loses his pants and gets arrested, so Christmas is postponed until July
Harry and Lulu by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu, who has always wanted a dog, instead gets a very unusual stuffed animal that takes her on a trip to France
Flappy and Scrappy by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After canine friends Scrappy and Flappy play an unusual game of catch, Scrappy complains that everyone has forgotten his birthday, but Flappy surprises him
Bravo, Minski by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minski travels across Europe inventing wonderful things, till at last he accomplishes his proudest achievement
Company's going by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inviting two spacemen to stay for dinner, Shirley and Moe are asked to return with them to their planet Nextoo to cater their sister's rather large wedding
Ugh by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unappreciated and overworked by his selfish family, Ugh, a prehistoric caveboy, escapes his dreary life when he invents a bicycle
Homework by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony's pens, along with his pencil and eraser, come to life, the squabbling set of writing tools tries to complete Tony's neglected homework
The invisible man by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sy Kravitz, a Brooklyn fruit seller, explains why becoming invisible should never happen to you
Whitefish Will rides again! by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So what happens when the meanest, rotenest, ugliest gang of outlaws steal all the horses, swepes everybody's clothes, and threatens to burn down the entire town? You guessed it. whitefish Will rides again
It happened in Pinsk by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shoe salesman who wakes up one morning without his head roams the city of Pinsk in search of his most prized possession
Making scents by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mickey isn't quite like his brothers and sisters. They're all stronger, faster, and have a much better sense of smell. That's because his "brothers and sisters" are dogs?bloodhounds, to be exact. Mickey's mom and dad are crazy about canines. Their dogs are the loves of their lives and their livelihood. So, naturally, they're raising their son as if he was a dog, and Mickey wants nothing more than to make his parents proud. Just as Mickey is mastering the art of sniffing, a tragic accident forever changes his happy family. Mickey is sent to live with relatives he's never met?relatives who are not fond of kids . . . and who hate dogs!" -- page 4 of cover
Quack! by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quack, a young duck, builds a rocket and goes to the moon, only to find that he misses home
Happy bees by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhythmic text describes the carefree life of bees as they sting knees, munch on Swiss cheese, and laugh in the breeze
Tomatoes from Mars by Arthur Yorinks( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomatoes from Mars threaten to make a mess of the country unless someone can come up with a plan to stop them
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hey, Al
Alternative Names
Arthur Yorinks American writer and director

Arthur Yorinks Amerikaans schrijver

Arthur Yorinks auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Arthur Yorinks US-amerikanischer Kinderbuchautor, Dramatiker und Theaterregisseur

Yaffe, Alan

Артур Йоринкс американский писатель и режиссёр

요링크스, 아서 1953-

ヨーリンクス, アーサー

Languages
English (145)

Korean (2)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Company's comingLouis the fishOh, brotherMommy?The Miami giantChristmas in JulyHarry and LuluFlappy and Scrappy