WorldCat Identities

Harris, Aurand

Overview
Works: 101 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 5,286 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS625.5, 812.00809282
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Aurand Harris
Plays children love : a treasury of contemporary and classic plays for children( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five plays to be performed for young audiences or by child actors
Plays children love : volume II : a treasury of contemporary & classic plays for children( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nineteen plays to be performed for young audiences or by child actors
Six plays for children by Aurand Harris( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre for young audiences : 20 great plays for children by Coleman A Jennings( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of plays, many of which are based on favorite children's tales, includes such titles as Charlotte's Web, Really Rosie, Wiley and the Hairy Man, Wise men of Chelm, and The Crane Wife
The brave little tailor; a comedy for Children's Theatre suggested by Grimm's "The brave little tailor." by Aurand Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plain princess; a dramatization of the book "The plain princess" by Aurand Harris( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic adaptation of Phyllis McGinley's The plain princess. Includes staging directions and accompanying music
The magician's nephew : a dramatization by Aurand Harris( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic adaptation of the sixth Narnia book in which Diggory and Polly try to return the wicked witch Jadis to her own world but because of mixed-up magic they all land in Narnia instead. Includes staging directions and accompanying music
Buffalo Bill; a play for young people by Aurand Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion; a play for the young by Aurand Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rags to riches, a musical melodrama by Aurand Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just so stories by Aurand Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arkansas bear by Aurand Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocahontas, a play in two acts for children's theatre, based on the historic records written about the Indian princess Pocahontas by Aurand Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple Simon, or, Simon big-ears by Aurand Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flying prince; a play for Children's Theatre based on stories told about Vikramaditya of Ujjain, a hero of India by Aurand Harris( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of an Indian Princess who is kidnapped by a bandit as she journeys to marry her Prince. To rescue her, the Prince petitions the gods to let him become a bird."--From www.biblio.com
And never been kissed, a comedy in three acts. A dramatization of Sylvia Dee's novel, And never been kissed by Aurand Harris( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Toby show : a celebration of America's folk character, Toby, star of yesterday's tent repertoire theatres by Aurand Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-act play, with speciality numbers appearing between acts, retells the story of Cinderella. It features Toby, a character popularized around the turn-of-the-century by tent repertoire theaters
Circus in the wind : a comedy for young people with audience participation, in three acts by Aurand Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Like every boy who can hear the circus in the wind, Johnnie is overjoyed when he's accidentally carried away in a clown's box. Grandpa comes after him, then he also hears the call of the circus. And the fun mounts when Grandma arrives looking for them. The plot incorporates audience participation and provides an active dramatic experience for the audience, as well as the actors. As a result, every child's wish comes true when for one happy hour he feels he is in the center ring performing with all the people of the big top!"--From publisher's website
A doctor in spite of himself by Aurand Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junket; a play for children by Aurand Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Plays children love : volume II : a treasury of contemporary & classic plays for children
Alternative Names
Aurand Harris American playwright

Aurand Harris dramaturge américain

Harris, James Aurand

האריס, אוראנד 1916-1996

הריס, אורנד 1916-1996

Languages
English (79)

Covers
Six plays for childrenTheatre for young audiences : 20 great plays for children