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Slobodkina, Esphyr 1908-2002

Overview
Works: 122 works in 628 publications in 11 languages and 17,241 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Picture books  Children's films  Stories in rhyme  Animated films  Drama  Board books  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.S6334, E
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Caps for sale : a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

262 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 8,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree
Caps for sale by Esphyr Slobodkina( Recording )

75 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming tale of the peddler whose stolen caps mean all kinds of monkey business
Circus caps for sale by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peddler who sells caps by balancing them all on his head is invited to do an act in the circus
The little fireman by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1993 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great big tall fireman and the little fireman, whose fire houses are right next door to each other, each find a fire which is the right size for him to fight
More caps for sale : another tale of mischievous monkeys by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this sequel to the classic Caps for Sale, the cap peddler returns and is faced with a band of mischievous monkeys who mimic his every move"--
The wonderful feast by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Jones feeds his horse a wonderful feast, and from what is left a number of other animals also have a wonderful feast
Sleepy ABC by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple rhymes and quilt-like paintings illustrate bedtime scenes for each letter of the alphabet
Caps for sale by Esphyr Slobodkina( Recording )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree
Billy, the condominium cat by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy, an old cat retired with his mistress to a condominium in Florida, reminisces about when both he and his mistress were younger
Rediscovering Slobodkina : a pioneer of American abstraction by Sandra Kraskin( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris and his balalaika by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Russian boy with little talent for anything else finally makes his mark by playing the balalaika
Pezzo the peddler and the circus elephant by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pezzo the peddler takes his caps to the circus where an elephant's antics amuse the crowd and give Pezzo a temporary job under the big top
The flame, the breeze, and the shadow by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one is happy when a rich and powerful general summons the three daughters of a poor merchant to live in his house so that they may be brought up as "Perfect Young Ladies" for his sons
Pezzo the peddler and the thirteen silly thieves by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pezzo, the cap peddler, has his wares stolen, he gets them back by shouting, "Fire!"
The little farmer by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records a summer's day in the life of two neighbors, a big farmer and a little farmer
Pinky and the petunias by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much to the neighborhood's disgust, a cat's taste for petunias seems impossible to cure until he meets an angry bee
The clock by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1987 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the church clock stops working, everyone in a small Vermont town is thrown off schedule
Caps for sale : a tale of a peddler, some monkeys and their monkey business by Esphyr Slobodkina( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monkeys steal the peddler's caps while he is asleep
Billie by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomboy Billie reluctantly takes ballet lessons and grows not only to love them, but to appreciate being a girl
The Long Island ducklings by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of ducklings fall on hard times, but are rescued by a drake they had befriended when he needed help years before
 
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Alternative Names
Esphyr Slobodkina children's author

Esphyr Slobodkina Russisch schrijfster (1908-2002)

Slobodkina, E. 1908-2002

Surobodokīna, Ezufīru 1908-2002

אספיר סלובודקינה

אספיר סלובודקינה סופרת רוסייה

スロボドキーナ, エズフィール

艾絲菲·斯勞柏肯納

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