WorldCat Identities

Heide, Florence Parry

Overview
Works: 180 works in 527 publications in 8 languages and 30,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Poetry  History  War fiction  Short stories  Echo verse  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.H36, E
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Most widely held works by Florence Parry Heide
Princess Hyacinth : (the surprising tale of a girl who floated) by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Hyacinth is bored and unhappy sitting in her palace every day because, unless she is weighed down by specially-made clothes, she will float away, but her days are made brighter when kite-flying Boy stops to say hello
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure
The day of Ahmed's secret by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family
That's what friends are for by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All the elephant's friends give him advice, but none can solve his problem until the opossum announces friends are to help, not just to give advice."--Title page verso
Sami and the time of the troubles by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street
How to be a hero by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gideon is a little boy who wants to be a hero and get his picture in the paper--but first he has to figure out just what a hero is
Tales for the perfect child by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in English and French and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills." -- Title page verso
Banana twist by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and French and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the attempts of Jonah D. Krock to elude his oddball neighbor who thinks Jonah has a banana fixation
The one and only Marigold by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the misadventures of Marigold, a monkey, as she shops with her mother for a coat, makes a hobby of "bugging" her best friend, Maxine the hippo, and imaginatively copes with finding the right outfit for the first day of school
Oh, grow up! : poems to help you survive parents, chores, school, and other afflictions by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about surviving daily life presented from a child's point of view
Always listen to your mother by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new neighbor moves in next door, Ernest's mother, who always insists that he obey all the rules, encourages them to play together every day
The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishaq, the son of the chief translator to the Caliph of ancient Baghdad, travels the world in search of precious books and manuscripts and brings them back to the great library known as the House of Wisdom
Grim and ghastly goings-on by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-one humorous poems, about monsters and their ilk
Mystery of the melting snowman by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spotlight Club detectives are involved in a new case concerning a mysterious man and an iron dog
The problem with Pulcifer by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulcifer's preference for books is considered a grave problem by the television-addicted world around him
Banana blitz by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in French and English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television and candy bar addict Jonah, arriving at Fairlee School, thinks his problems will be over if he can just win the prize offered by the American Banana Institute for watching its commercials
Mystery of the bewitched bookmobile by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why would anyone break into a bookmobile and take nothing? The Spotlight Club investigates
Treehorn's wish by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes
Time's up! by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and French and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah is afraid that life in the suburbs will be boring until he meets a clever girl named Bib and an unusual house painter named Bruce Dooster
 
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Princess Hyacinth : (the surprising tale of a girl who floated)
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The shrinking of TreehornThe day of Ahmed's secretThat's what friends are forSami and the time of the troublesTales for the perfect childTreehorn's treasureThe one and only MarigoldOh, grow up! : poems to help you survive parents, chores, school, and other afflictions
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