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Slobodkina, Esphyr 1908-2002

Overview
Works: 129 works in 602 publications in 10 languages and 17,189 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Children's films  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 )

248 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 8,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of mischievous monkeys steal every one of the 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 1,875 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
Circus caps for sale by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 977 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 866 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 )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 616 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 609 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 588 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 578 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 216 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 178 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 142 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 110 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 101 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
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 73 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
The little dinghy by Esphyr Slobodkina( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a storm a little dinghy is carried away from its moorings and blown onto a beach where a little boy happily cares for it
 
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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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