WorldCat Identities

Ginsburg, Mirra

Overview
Works: 164 works in 675 publications in 7 languages and 32,363 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  History  Folk tales  Humor  Satire  Satirical literature  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Narrator, Other, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: PZ8.1.G455, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mirra Ginsburg
 
Most widely held works by Mirra Ginsburg
Mushroom in the rain by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

40 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can an ant, butterfly, mouse, sparrow, and rabbit all take shelter from the rain under the same mushroom? Vividly colored humorous pen-and-ink illustrations greatly enhance the simple tale of an ant who takes shelter under a small mushroom during a downpour
Across the stream by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hen and three chicks are saved from a bad dream by a duck and three ducklings
The chick and the duckling by V Suteev( Book )

47 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hatched at the same time, the chick does fine imitating the duckling until the latter goes for a swim
Good morning, chick by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barnyard chick hatches out of his shell and begins to explore the world around him. He meets a big black cat, a rooster, and a frog. He learns that he cannot do things like them because of how little he is and that there is always the comfort of mom
Clay boy by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanting a son, an old man and woman make a clay boy who comes to life and begins eating everything in sight until he meets a clever goat
The Chinese mirror by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional Korean tale in which a mirror brought from China causes confusion within a family as each member looks in it and sees a different stranger
Asleep, asleep by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything everywhere is asleep except for the wind and one wakeful child
The dragon : fifteen stories by Evgeniĭ Ivanovich Zami︠a︡tin( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two greedy bears by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever fox teaches two bears a lesson about greed
The sun's asleep behind the hill by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member 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
How the sun was brought back to the sky by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the sun fails to shine for the third day, three chicks go in search of it with the help of their animal friends
Where does the sun go at night? by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night the sun goes to the house of his grandma, the deep blue sky, and is tucked in bed by his grandpa, the wind. The following day he is awakened by the morning
Four brave sailors by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mice are brave sailors who fear nothing except the cat
The fatal eggs, and other Soviet satire by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three kittens by V Suteev( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the adventures of three playful kittens
The king who tried to fry an egg on his head by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor and foolish king marries off his three daughters to the Sun, the Moon, and the Raven and then tries to copy their special talents
Three rolls and one doughnut : fables from Russia by Mirra Ginsburg( )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of brief tales, riddles, and fables from various parts of Russia
How Wilka went to sea, and other tales from west of the Urals by Mirra Ginsburg( )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of ten traditional Finno-Ugric and Turkic tales representing nine separate cultures of the Soviet Union
The heart of a dog by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this absurdly comical story which can also be read as a parable of the Russian Revolution, a world famous Moscow professor transplants a human male's testicles and pituitary gland into a stray dog, creating a worryingly human animal
The night it rained pancakes : adapted from a Russian folktale by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he wants to keep the pot of gold he found, Ivan must outwit the lord of the manor who wants the gold for himself
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mushroom in the rain
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Across the streamThe chick and the ducklingGood morning, chickClay boyThe Chinese mirrorAsleep, asleepTwo greedy bearsThe sun's asleep behind the hill
Alternative Names
Ginsberg, Mirra 1909-2000

Mirra Ginsburg Russian American translator, reteller and writer

Гинзбург, Мирра

Гинзбург, Мирра 1909-2000

긴즈버그, 미라

ギンズバーグ, ミラ

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