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Kuskin, Karla

Overview
Works: 119 works in 354 publications in 9 languages and 27,145 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  History  Poetry  Picture books  Nature stories  Essays  Humorous poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.3.K96, E
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Most widely held works about Karla Kuskin
 
Most widely held works by Karla Kuskin
The Philharmonic gets dressed by Karla Kuskin( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 105 members of the Philharmonic Orchestra get ready for a performance
So, what's it like to be a cat? by Karla Kuskin( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat answers a young child's questions about such things as how much and where it sleeps, and whether or not it likes living with people
A boy had a mother who bought him a hat by Karla Kuskin( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a boy's mother buys him a hat, she buys him a mouse, shoes, boots, skis, mask, cello, and an elephant--none of which he is ever without
O ye jigs & juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson( )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old girl's interpretation of religion, education, spring, and a variety of other topics
Green as a bean by Karla Kuskin( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions in verse about the many things you could be if you were square or soft or loud or red or small or fierce or dark
A great miracle happened there : a Chanukah story by Karla Kuskin( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first night of Hanukkah, a mother tells her family and a young guest the story of the holiday's origin
James and the rain by Karla Kuskin( Book )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Korean and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James puts on his yellow slicker and goes out into the rain to play rainy day games with an ever-increasing number of different animals
Soap soup and other verses by Karla Kuskin( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about discovering the world
Roar and more by Karla Kuskin( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text presents the behavior and noises of animals such as the lion, snake, and kangaroo
Jerusalem, shining still by Karla Kuskin( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Afrikaans and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evokes the spirit of an ancient city, recalling David, Nebuchadnezzer, Herod, Hadrian, Constantine, Saladin, Sulieman, and the many groups who came to conquer; and observes that despite 3000 years of being battered, burned, and rebuilt, Jerusaleum shines peacefully in the moonlight
Moon, have you met my mother? : the collected poems of Karla Kuskin by Karla Kuskin( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Write about a radish Too many people write about the moon. The night is black The stars are small and high The clock unwinds its ever-ticking tune Hills gleam dimly Distant nighthawks cry. A radish rises in the waiting sky. This long-awaited, comprehensive collection by acclaimed poet Karla Kuskin contains her most celebrated poems as well as new works never before published. Whether she's writing about napping cats, reaches of beaches, or radishes as beautiful as the moon, Moon, Have You Met My Mother? amuses while it inspires
The Dallas Titans get ready for bed by Karla Kuskin( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a fictitious football team off the field, into the locker room, and to their homes, describing the normal routine after a game and examining the uniforms and pieces of equipment as they are removed
Dogs & dragons, trees & dreams : a collection of poems by Karla Kuskin( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative collection of Karla Kuskin's poetry with introductory notes on poetry writing and appreciation
Something sleeping in the hall : poems by Karla Kuskin( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems in humorous vein about animals, nature, friends, and experiences
I am me by Karla Kuskin( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being told how she resembles other members of her family, a young girl states positively and absolutely that she is "NO ONE ELSE BUT ME."
Traces by Paula Fox( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the traces left behind by a turtle on the sand, a jet in the sky, and even a long-gone dinosaur in loose soil
City dog by Karla Kuskin( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming tale of a city dog's first outing in the country
The upstairs cat by Karla Kuskin( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fights between a mean, old cat and a lean, young cat always end in a draw and result in a waste of energy which proves the futility of war
Toots the cat by Karla Kuskin( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Toots, who eats, plays, naps, and comes and goes as she pleases, so lovably aloof and charming
 
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The Philharmonic gets dressed
Alternative Names
Karla Kuskin American writer and illustrator

Karla Kuskin Amerikaans schrijfster (1932-2009)

Kuskin, Karla Seidman 1932-2009

Seidman, Karla

Seidman, Karla 1932-2009

쿠스킨, 칼라 1932-

カスキン, カーラ

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So, what's it like to be a cat?A boy had a mother who bought him a hatGreen as a beanA great miracle happened there : a Chanukah storyJames and the rainSoap soup and other versesRoar and moreMoon, have you met my mother? : the collected poems of Karla Kuskin