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Zelinsky, Paul O.

Overview
Works: 211 works in 756 publications in 10 languages and 71,960 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction  Poetry  Novels  Humorous fiction  Tall tales  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Adapter, Editor, Artist, Creator, Translator
Classifications: PZ7.C5792, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary( Book )

62 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,494 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( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,758 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. Includes a note on the origins of the story
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,220 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
Rumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers Grimm by Paul O Zelinsky( Book )

48 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 4,185 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 )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to "Dear Mr. Henshaw."
Hansel and Gretel by Rika Lesser( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,546 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
Toys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called Plastic by Emily Jenkins( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 3,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys
The Shivers in the fridge by Fran Manushkin( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,449 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 2001 in English and Korean and held by 3,306 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
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 )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,615 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 2,394 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 )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,261 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,849 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 )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,569 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 )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,304 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
Toys meet snow : being the wintertime adventures of a curious stuffed buffalo, a sensitive plush stingray, and a book-loving rubber ball by Emily Jenkins( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Little Girl is away on winter vacation, her toys, Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic, decide to go outside and learn more about snow
Circle, square, Moose by Kelly L Bingham( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans
All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks for her help with an important task
Earwig and the witch by Diana Wynne Jones( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 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
Doodler doodling by Rita Golden Gelman( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers teach, flyers fly, painters paint, climbers climb--and teachers fly, climbers paint
 
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Dear Mr. Henshaw
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RapunzelRalph S. MouseRumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers GrimmStriderHansel and GretelToys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called PlasticThe Shivers in the fridgeSwamp Angel
Alternative Names
Paul O. Zelinsky American children's illustrator and writer

Paul O. Zelinsky Amerikaans schrijver

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