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Kimmel, Eric A.

Overview
Works: 230 works in 691 publications in 7 languages and 85,569 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Hanukkah stories  Folklore  Picture books  Folk tales  Short stories  Fairy tales  Myths 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.K567, E
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results
The Chanukkah guest by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first night of Chanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi
Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson. Originally a West African tale, the moss-covered rock tale is also familiar in Caribbean culture, where Anansi is a beloved folklore character
Anansi and the talking melon by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk
Cactus soup by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution, when a troop of hungry soldiers comes to a town where all the food has been hidden, they charm the townspeople into helping make a soup from water and a cactus thorn
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs
The gingerbread man by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes the old woman and old man who baked him, chanting "I'll run and run as fast as I can. You can't catch me. I'm the gingerbread man!" And he does keep running ... until he meets a wily fox
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for
Gershon's monster : a story for the Jewish New Year by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways
The three princes : a tale from the Middle East by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure
Wonders and miracles : a Passover companion : illustrated with art spaning three thousand years by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the steps performed in a traditional Passover Seder, plus stories, songs, poetry, and pictures that celebrate the historical significance of this holiday to Jews all over the world
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things
Anansi's party time by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"....Jerry Terheyden's narration alternates between the slow pace of a turtle and the bounce of an exuberant spider.... Balloons filing with air and underwater bubbles are among the fitting sound effects." -AudioFile Magazine
The three cabritos by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells, with a southwestern United States setting, the traditional tale about three billy goat brothers who trick a beast that lives under the bridge
The magic dreidels : a Hanukkah story by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an old lady swindles him out of his magic dreidels, Jacob tries to get them back in time for the family's Hanukkah celebration
The McElderry book of Greek myths by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve legends of Greek mythology, from Pandora and her dreaded box to Icarus with his wings of was, and greedy King Midas
The runaway tortilla by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him
The three little tamales by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this variation of "The Three Little Pigs" set in the Southwest, three little tamales escape from a restaurant before they can be eaten, and set up homes in the prairie, cornfield, and desert
Iron John by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With help of Iron John, the wild man of the forest who is under a curse, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love
 
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins
Alternative Names
Eric Kimmel Amerikaans schrijver

Eric Kimmel écrivain américain

Eric Kimmel escritor estadounidense

Kimmel, Eric A. 1946-

Эрик Киммел

키멜, 에릭 A

킴멜, 에릭 A

キメル, エリック・A.

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I took my frog to the libraryThe Chanukkah guestAnansi and the moss-covered rockAnansi and the talking melonCactus soupAnansi goes fishingThe gingerbread manAnansi and the magic stick