Zelinsky, Paul O.
Most widely held works about Paul O Zelinsky
Most widely held works by Paul O Zelinsky
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary ( Book )
46 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 4,624 libraries worldwide
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
Rapunzel by Paul O Zelinsky ( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,025 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.
The Shivers in the fridge by Fran Manushkin ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,534 libraries worldwide
One-by-one, the members of the Shivers family disappear from the inside of their chilly refrigerator home.
Strider by Beverly Cleary ( Book )
34 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,455 libraries worldwide
In a series of diary entries, Leigh tells how he comes to terms with his parents' divorce, acquires joint custody of an abandoned dog, and joins the track team at school. Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's a dog that loves to run because of Strider, Leigh Botts finds himself running--well enough to join the school track team. Strider changes Leigh on the inside, too, as he finally begins to accept his parents' divorce and gets to know a redheaded girl he's been admiring. With Strider's help, Leigh finds that the future he once hated to be asked about now holds something he never expected: hope.
Rumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers Grimm by Paul O Zelinsky ( Book )
34 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,431 libraries worldwide
A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary ( Book )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,379 libraries worldwide
Presents the further adventures of a motorcycle-riding mouse who goes to school and becomes the instigator of an investigation of rodents and the peacemaker for two lonely boys.
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,215 libraries worldwide
Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.
Toys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called Plastic by Emily Jenkins ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,138 libraries worldwide
Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys.
Hansel and Gretel by Rika Lesser ( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,813 libraries worldwide
A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of bread, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.
Awful Ogre running wild by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,349 libraries worldwide
For Awful Ogre, the coming of summer offers opportunities to get outside and swim, visit a favorite hotel, and climb an isolated mountain. Throughout this set of whimsical poems, youngsters will be entertained not only by Awful Ogre's actions but also by the rhythm of the poetry.
Toy dance party : being the further adventures of a bossyboots Stingray, a courageous Buffalo, and a hopeful round someone called Plastic by Emily Jenkins ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
Six stories relate further adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys, as they encounter a fearsome (possible) shark, enjoy a dance party, and deal with rejection by The Girl, who is growing up.
Awful Ogre's awful day by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
In a series of poems, Awful Ogre rises, grooms himself, dances, pens a letter, and goes through other activities as the day passes.
Dust devil by Anne Isaacs ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
Having moved to Montana from Tennessee in the 1830s, fearless Angelica Longrider--also known as Swamp Angel--changes the state's landscape, tames a wild horse, and captures some desperadoes.
The wheels on the bus by Paul O Zelinsky ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
The wheels on the bus go round, the wipers go swish, the doors open and close, and the people go in and out in this movable book version of the classic song. Not only do children get to read the words to the song over and over again in this book, they can also move parts of the book over and over again. In this wittily illustrated, cleverly engineered book with moving parts, based on the popular play-rhyme, Zelinsky introduces all kinds of characters, slyly humorous subplots, and parts that go round and round, in and out, back and forth, up and down.
Doodler doodling by Rita Golden Gelman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
Teachers teach, flyers fly, painters paint, climbers climb--and teachers fly, climbers paint ....
The Random House book of humor for children ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
More rootabagas by Carl Sandburg ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
A selection of Sandburg's fanciful, humorous short stories peopled with such characters as the Potato Face Blind Man, Susan Slackentwist, and Dippy the Wisp.
The story of Mrs. Lovewright and Purrless her cat by Lore Groszmann Segal ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Lovewright is sure that a cat is just what she needs until she acquires a cat that has a mind of its own.
The maid and the mouse and the odd-shaped house : a story in rhyme by Paul O Zelinsky ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
An oddly-shaped house takes on the appearance of a cat as the maid and mouse who live there make various changes in it.
The sun's asleep behind the hill by Mirra Ginsburg ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
The sun, the breeze, the leaves, the bird, the squirrel, and the child all grow tired after a long day and go to sleep.
Adventure stories Avarice Bears Best friends Children's poetry, American Constellations Diaries Discrimination Divorce Dogs Fairy tales Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) Fiction Folklore Friendship Frontier and pioneer life Germany Ghouls and ogres Giants Girls Gold Hair High schools Imprisonment Jealousy Juvenile works Kings and rulers Magic Magnets Mice Muscle strength Parent and child Parents Perseverance (Ethics) Poetry Pregnancy Princes Rapunzel (Tale) Refrigerators Schools Tall tales Tennessee Theft Tornadoes Towers Toys Tricksters Wit and humor, Juvenile Witches Wrestling
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