WorldCat Identities

Zelinsky, Paul O.

Overview
Works: 144 works in 522 publications in 12 languages and 70,560 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Tall tales  History  Fairy tales  Music  Pictorial works  Folklore  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.C5792, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul O Zelinsky
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary( Book )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 6,657 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,647 WorldCat member 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
Rumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers Grimm by Paul O Zelinsky( Book )

47 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 4,447 WorldCat member 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
Strider by Beverly Cleary( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 4,396 WorldCat member 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
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 4,316 WorldCat member 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
Hansel and Gretel by Rika Lesser( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,632 WorldCat member 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
The Shivers in the fridge by Fran Manushkin( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-by-one, the members of the Shivers family disappear from the inside of their chilly refrigerator home
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,524 WorldCat member 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys
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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,496 WorldCat member 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 running wild by Jack Prelutsky( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,465 WorldCat member 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
Z is for Moose by Kelly L Bingham( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, then awfully disappointed when his letter passes, behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him
Awful Ogre's awful day by Jack Prelutsky( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member 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 )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers teach, flyers fly, painters paint, climbers climb--and teachers fly, climbers paint
The story of Mrs. Lovewright and Purrless her cat by Lore Groszmann Segal( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member 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
Earwig and the witch by Diana Wynne Jones( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although an orphan, Earwig has always enjoyed living at St. Morwald's, where she manages to make everyone do her bidding, but when she is taken in by a foster parents who are actually a witch and a demon, she has a hard time trying to turn the situation to her advantage
The Random House book of humor for children( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels
Toys come home by Emily Jenkins( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a little girl gets a plush stingray for her birthday, it makes friends with some of her other toys as they all try to navigate in the world of real people
 
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
Alternative Names
ゼリンスキー, ポール

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RapunzelRumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers GrimmStriderRalph S. MouseHansel and GretelThe Shivers in the fridgeSwamp AngelToys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called Plastic