WorldCat Identities

Shub, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 54 works in 221 publications in 2 languages and 20,230 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Bible stories  Fantasy fiction  Folklore  Illustrated works  Hanukkah stories 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PT921, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Shub
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Shub
Zlateh the goat and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven tales that began in middle-European Jewish folklore about the inhabitants of the village of Chelm
Enemies, a love story by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish refugee who escaped Hitler's Holocaust and is living in New York with his second wife faces a dilemma when he discovers that his first wife is still alive
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

22 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Some of these stories my mother told me. These are folk tales she heard from her mother and grandmother. I have retold them in my own fashion, totally recreating them in plot, detail and perspective. Other stories in this collection are nothing but my imagination; ... 'p.-p. [7]
The white stallion by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of pioneers, Gretchen is saved by a mysterious white stallion. Carried away from her wagon train in Texas in 1845 by the old mare she is riding, a little girl is befriended by a white stallion. Gretchen's grandmother tells her how her great-great-grandmother Gretchen was rescued by a beautiful white stallion on her family's journey west in 1845. A lovely and exciting story, it is illustrated with remarkable ink drawings using cross-hatchings and pointillism
The estate by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to the manor. Translated from the Yiddish
The fearsome inn by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two witches, who practice their evil trade on lost travellers, are banished through the wisdom of a student of the holy cabala, and the power of his magic chalk
The annotated Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve of the Grimms' best-known tales
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter
Why Noah chose the dove by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As each animal boasts of the qualities he feels make him especially worthy to go on Noah's ark, Noah takes a particular liking to the dove
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers wonder how much money they will receive from their relatives for Hanukkah
Seeing is believing by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Tom and the piskies, "The Leprechaun's Trick" and "Pisky Mischief."
Clever Kate : adapted from a story by the Brothers Grimm by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of her naïveté, Kate both loses her husband's treasure and gains it back again
Jorinda and Joringel by Bernadette Watts( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a witch changes Jorinda into a nightingale, her sweetheart Joringel discovers how to save her through a dream
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
Cutlass in the snow by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1797 Sam and his grandfather explore the wild and uninhabited Fire Island, just missing a band of pirates but finding a cutlass and buried treasure
Alone in the wild forest by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan's life is changed when the angel he meets in the forest gives him an amulet that will fulfill every wish
The wicked city by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Old Testament tale of the destruction of Sodom
The Bremen town musicians by Jacob Grimm( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer wanted by their masters, a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster set out to become musicians in the town of Bremen and encounter a den of thieves
The topsy-turvy Emperor of China by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mean and ugly Emperor decrees that evil, ugliness, and stupidity are to be worshipped by everyone but cannot banish the appreciation of goodness, beauty, and learning in his kingdom
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland by Theodor Fontane( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ribbeck finds a method of sharing the produce of his pear tree even after his death
 
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Enemies, a love story
Alternative Names
Charney, Elisabeth.

Charney, Elizabeth

Charney, Elizabeth 1915-2004

Shub, Libby

Shub, Libby 1915-2004

Languages
English (157)

German (4)

Covers
Enemies, a love storyWhen Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other storiesThe white stallionMazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lionessWhy Noah chose the doveThe fools of Chelm and their historyThe topsy-turvy Emperor of China