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Gerstein, Mordicai

Overview
Works: 191 works in 620 publications in 6 languages and 62,229 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Literature  Fairy tales  War stories  History  Humorous fiction  Biographies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Director, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Narrator, Animator
Classifications: PZ7.G325, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mordicai Gerstein
The man who walked between the towers by Mordicai Gerstein( Recording )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers
Applesauce season by Eden Ross Lipson( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child recounts a family's annual applesauce-making ritual, from buying apples at a farmer's market, through cooking and milling the fruit, to eating the finished product on potato pancakes, gingerbread, or even plain
Carolinda Clatter by Mordicai Gerstein( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excessively quiet town of Pupickton and the sleeping lovesick giant upon which it was built, are both awakened by the joyful noise of a little girl's songs
The old country by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandmother tells her story of being tricked into exchanging her young body with that of a fox and trying to get it back while a war tore apart her home and her country
The camping trip that changed America : Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and our national parks by Barb Rosenstock( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers insight into the camping trip that President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir took to the redwoods of Yosemite in 1903, during which the two men had experiences and conversations that eventually contributed to the establishment of national parks in the United States
The night world by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvie the cat persuades her boy to go into the darkness very late at night, where they are greeted by the shadows of roses and other flowers, and by nocturnal animals who whisper, "it's almost here."
A book by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story
The mountains of Tibet by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe
Frankenstein moved in on the fourth floor by Elizabeth Levy( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert and Sam suspect their weird new neighbor is really Frankenstein
The wild boy by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of a boy who grew up like a wild animal in the forests of France and was later captured and studied by doctors in Paris, but never became completely civilized
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things
How to bicycle to the moon to plant sunflowers : a simple but brilliant plan in 24 easy steps by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too busy with school, soccer, and other activities, a young boy who wants to cheer up the sad, lonely moon presents the reader with a step-by-step plan for becoming the first human to bicycle to the moon
Dracula is a pain in the neck by Elizabeth Levy( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert fears that his plastic Dracula doll is responsible for spooky doings at his sleep-away camp
The first drawing by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty thousand years ago, an imaginative child sees the shapes of animals in clouds and on the walls of the cave he shares with his family, but no one else can see them until he makes the world's first drawing. Includes author's note on cave drawings
What Charlie heard by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of American composer Charles Ives, who wrote music which expressed all the sounds he heard in the world, but which was not well received during his lifetime
The Berenstain Bears by Stan Berenstain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papa Bear takes Brother and Sister Bear out to find the perfect Christmas tree, and along the way they discover the true meaning of the holiday season. The Bears experience a series of seasonal lessons that help them stay safe and happy while steering them through the many adventures that life can hold. Learn how rewarding good manners can be; how to shine instead of worry; and why strangers can be a good or a bad thing
Something queer at the library : a mystery by Elizabeth Levy( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwen and Jill's discovery of some mutilated library books strangely links up with a dog show in which they have entered their dog
I am Pan! by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A picture book about the Greek god of the wild, shepherds, music, hunting and misrule, Pan."--
The boy and the whale by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abelardo defies his father's instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net
Arnold of the Ducks by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mistaken for a fish by a nearsighted pelican and deposited with a family of ducks, young Arnold learns to swim, fly, and eat like a duck until his curiosity finally leads him back to his human family
 
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The man who walked between the towers
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Applesauce seasonCarolinda ClatterThe old countryA bookThe mountains of TibetFrankenstein moved in on the fourth floorThe wild boyThree samurai cats : a story from Japan
Alternative Names
Mordicai Gerstein American artist, writer, and film director

Mordicai Gerstein Amerikaans schrijver

저스타인, 모디캐이 1935-

ガースティン, モーディカイ

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