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Benchley, Nathaniel 1915-1981

Overview
Works: 134 works in 620 publications in 12 languages and 30,599 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  High interest-low vocabulary books  Biography  Readers (Publications)  Folklore  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Performer, Former owner, Compiler, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.B4312, E
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Sam, the minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read account of Sam and his father fighting as minutemen against the British in the Battle of Lexington
Oscar Otter by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

24 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of an otter who strays too far from his home and must face danger from other animals in order to make his return
Red fox and his canoe by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUMMARY: Story of an Indian boy, his big canoe, and the animals who ride in it with him
A ghost named Fred by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George meets a friendly ghost named Fred when he enters a haunted house to get out of the rain. Kindergarten - Grade 3
The Benchley roundup by Robert Benchley( Book )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and French and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert C. Benchley's sketches and articles, published in periodicals like "Life," "Vanity Fair," and "The New Yorker," earned him a reputation as one of the sharpest humorists of his time. His influence on contemporaries such as E.B. White, James Thurber, and S.J. Perelman, or followers like Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and Richard Pryor, has left an indelible mark on the American comic tradition. "The Benchley Roundup," a compendium of the most endearing and enduring work from one of America's funniest and most penetrating wits, includes some ninety-odd pieces selected by Benchley's son Nathaniel, "which seem to stand up best over the years."
Small Wolf by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Indian sets out to hunt on Manhattan island and discovers some strange people with white faces
George, the drummer boy by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the incidents at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, which were the start of the American Revolution, as seen from the eyes of George, a British drummer boy
The strange disappearance of Arthur Cluck by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mama Cluck loses Arthur, her baby chick, the owl detective finds him boxed for shipment to the children's zoo
Humphrey Bogart by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une biographie insolite qui éclaire la personnalité du grand acteur trop souvent masquée par un certain stéréotype
The several tricks of Edgar Dolphin by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in 6 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar was a clever young dolphin but he didn't like to play his games in a small tank on the ship where he was captive
Only earth and sky last forever by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although recognizing the end of the Indians' freedom is near, a young Cheyenne still chooses to fight with Crazy Horse at the Little Big Horn to prove himself to the girl he loves
Bright candles : a novel of the Danish resistance by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of a sixteen-year-old Danish boy during the German occupation of his country in World War II. Two teenagers turn from pranks to sabotage in this tense story of a people pushed to their limits by the tyranny of the Nazi regime in Denmark
Robert Benchley : a biography by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

13 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century parody, American and British by Burling Lowrey( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet anarchy by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an island off the coast of the United States descides to secede, the National Guard moves in and insanity follows
Portrait of a scoundrel by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feldman Fieldmouse; a fable by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fieldmouse is visited by his uncle who teaches him to work and to take the risk of dancing in the moonlight
The off-islanders by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1984 in 7 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bizarre but funny clash of cultures occurs when a Russian submarine is grounded off a New England island at the end of the tourist season
Welcome to Xanadu by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kilroy and the gull by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured and trained to be a marineland sensation, Kilroy, a killer whale, escapes to life on the open sea with his friend Morris the sea gull
 
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Sam, the minuteman
Alternative Names
Benchley, N. 1915-1981

Benchley, Nathaniel Goddard 1915-

Nathaniel Benchley Amerikaans schrijver (1915-1981)

Nathaniel Benchley auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Nathaniel Benchley escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Nathaniel Benchley escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Натаниель Бенчли

ناثانيال بنشلي، 1915-1981

ナサニエル・ベンチリー

ベンチリー, N

ベンチリー, ナサニエル

Languages
English (268)

German (21)

French (16)

Dutch (16)

Swedish (10)

Japanese (9)

Danish (8)

Afrikaans (4)

Finnish (2)

Bengali (1)

Icelandic (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Oscar OtterRed fox and his canoeA ghost named FredThe Benchley roundupSmall WolfGeorge, the drummer boyOnly earth and sky last forever