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Farber, Norma

Overview
Works: 89 works in 182 publications in 2 languages and 11,086 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Counting-out rhymes  Musical settings  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Translator, Lyricist, Librettist
Classifications: PZ8.3.F224, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norma Farber
How does it feel to be old? by Norma Farber( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old age explains to youth some of the thoughts and feelings, advantages and disadvantages that accompany being old
When it snowed that night by Norma Farber( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nativity poems featuring animals who travel from afar to be at the manger of baby Jesus and protect him from the snow
As I was crossing Boston Common by Norma Farber( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhymed account of all the unusual animals seen crossing Boston Common
These small stones : poems( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poems about the small things of the real and imagined world that were special in their own way
How the hibernators came to Bethlehem by Norma Farber( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Star of Bethlehem awakens the winter-sleeping creatures, such as Bear, Badger, and Raccoon, to send them to visit a newborn baby
Return of the shadows by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows rebel and run free, finding themselves mismatched--palmtree-shadows with joggers, camel-shadows with icebergs, frog-shadows with skiers--until, longing for their familiar forms, they return home
All those mothers at the manger by Norma Farber( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal mothers gathered around a young woman giving birth to her child in a stable let her know that no mother is a stranger to another anywhere
Where's Gomer? by Norma Farber( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage aboard the Ark begins sadly since Noah has been forced to sail without his favorite grandson
This is the ambulance leaving the zoo by Norma Farber( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative tale introducing city scenes in alphabetical order from ambulance to zoo
Without wings, mother, how can I fly? by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother's responses reassure her child when he wonders how he can do the many things animals can do without their natural abilities
The boy who longed for a lift by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy gets tired of walking and accepts lifts from many sources, but the one from his father as he arrives home is the best
To live in pronouns; selected love poems by Pedro Salinas( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mercy Short : a winter journal, North Boston, 1692-93 by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the respected minister Cotton Mather, a young girl attempts to recover from her tragic experience with the Indians which has led her to believe she is bewitched
Never say ugh to a bug by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty poems about insects including the slug, maggot, fly, grub, and others
Six impossible things before breakfast : stories & poems by Norma Farber( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four poems and two short stories about unicorns, dough, and other fantastic things
There goes feathertop! by Norma Farber( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the witch's scarecrow comes to life, Miss Polly Gookin takes a shine to him
How the left-behind beasts built Ararat by Norma Farber( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals not chosen for Noah's ark devise a plan to escape from the rising water
How to ride a tiger by Norma Farber( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best way to get a ride from a tiger is to win his gratitute by helping him get down when he's stuck in a tall tree
Up the down elevator by Norma Farber( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the numbers 1 to 10 as various tradespeople get on an elevator in ever increasing numbers
I swim an ocean in my sleep by Norma Farber( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dream takes the reader into the ocean world with its coral castle fairyland, schools of swimmers, dancing lobsters, and other creatures of the deep
 
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Return of the shadows
Alternative Names
Norma Farber American writer

Norma Farber Amerikaans schrijfster (1909-1984)

Norma Farber amerikansk författare

Norma Farber amerikansk skribent

Norma Farber escritora estadounidense

Norma Farber US-amerikanische Kinderbuch-Autorin und Lyrikerin

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How the hibernators came to BethlehemReturn of the shadowsWithout wings, mother, how can I fly?The boy who longed for a liftI swim an ocean in my sleep