WorldCat Identities

Hoff, Syd 1912-2004

Overview
Works: 289 works in 1,186 publications in 8 languages and 77,246 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Readers (Publications)  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.H672, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Syd Hoff
Danny and the dinosaur by Syd Hoff( Book )

135 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 6,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is surprised and pleased when one of the dinosaurs from the museum agrees to play with him
Sammy, the seal by Syd Hoff( Book )

70 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anxious to see what life is like outside the zoo, Sammy the seal explores the city, goes to school, and plays with children but decides that there really is no place like home
Oliver by Syd Hoff( Book )

55 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver looks elsewhere for employment after learning that the circus already has enough elephants
The horse in Harry's room by Syd Hoff( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 2,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although no one else can see it, Harry is very pleased to have a horse in his room
Chester by Syd Hoff( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild horse searches for someone to love and care for him
Julius by Syd Hoff( Book )

41 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius, an African gorilla, finds a home in an American circus. One day he inadvertently frightens away his audience, and goes in search of them
Happy birthday, Danny and the dinosaur! by Syd Hoff( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Danny invites his dinosaur friend to come to his birthday party
Grizzwold by Syd Hoff( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grizzwold the bear has to find a new place to live, nothing seems to fit just right
Who will be my friends? by Syd Hoff( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Freddy moves into a new house, he worries if he will be able to make new friends
Don't be my valentine by Joan M Lexau( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam's mean valentine for Amy Lou goes astray at school and almost ruins the day for him and his friends
Mrs. Brice's mice by Syd Hoff( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Brice has twenty-five mice and they all do everything together
Stanley by Syd Hoff( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley, a caveman who does not like to live in a cave, finally finds a different way of life for himself
Barney's horse by Syd Hoff( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he is used to the city streets, Barney's horse becomes frightened of the noisy new overhead trains
Captain Cat : story and pictures by Syd Hoff( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat makes friends with a soldier and learns about military life when he joins the army
Albert : the albatross by Syd Hoff( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lost albatross has trouble finding someone who can direct him to the ocean
Where's Prancer? by Syd Hoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Santa and his reindeer return from their Christmas Eve trip around the world, they realize that one of them is missing and a search begins
The lighthouse children by Syd Hoff( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an old lighthouse keeper and his wife leave their seaside home, they find a way for their old friends, the seagulls, to find them
I saw you in the bathtub, and other folk rhymes by Alvin Schwartz( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated collection of traditional folk rhymes, some composed by children
The littlest leaguer by Syd Hoff( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlest of all the little leaguers, Harold has a hard time finding some way to really help his team
Syd Hoff Cartoons by Syd Hoff( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original drawings by the American cartoonist of Laugh It Off, for King Features Syndicate (1951-1969), and for magazines (1948-1968)
 
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Danny and the dinosaur
Alternative Names
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Hoff, Sydney 1912-2004

Syd Hoff Jewish cartoonist

ホフ, シド

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Sammy, the sealOliverThe horse in Harry's roomChesterJuliusHappy birthday, Danny and the dinosaur!GrizzwoldWho will be my friends?