WorldCat Identities

Kimmel, Eric A.

Overview
Works: 260 works in 918 publications in 4 languages and 83,092 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Legends  Fairy tales  Hanukkah stories  Folklore  Textured books  Folk tales  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.K567, E
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in English and Russian and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah
The Chanukkah guest by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2020 in English and held by 2,265 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 )

15 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and held by 2,188 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
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results
Anansi and the talking melon by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

21 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

21 editions published between 1901 and 2020 in English and held by 1,636 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 )

19 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

11 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 1,468 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
Cactus soup by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,257 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
The three princes : a tale from the Middle East by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure
Gershon's monster : a story for the Jewish New Year by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,112 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
Wonders and miracles : a Passover companion : illustrated with art spaning three thousand years by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,101 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
Anansi's party time by Eric A Kimmel( Recording )

12 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anansi the spider invites Turtle to a party just to play a trick on him, Turtle gets revenge at a party of his own
The runaway tortilla by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 979 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 cabritos by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 964 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 944 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. Includes instructions on how to play the dreidlel game on back cover
The McElderry book of Greek myths by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 920 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
Simon and the bear : a Hanukkah tale by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother's parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly polar bear
The three little tamales by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 906 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
 
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins
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The Chanukkah guestAnansi and the moss-covered rockI took my frog to the libraryAnansi and the talking melonAnansi goes fishingThe gingerbread manAnansi and the magic stickCactus soup
Alternative Names
Eric Kimmel Amerikaans schrijver

Eric Kimmel écrivain américain

Eric Kimmel escriptor estatunidenc

Eric Kimmel escritor estadounidense

Kimmel, Eric A.

Kimmel, Eric A. 1946-

Kimmel, Eric Alan

Эрик Киммел

إريك كيمل كاتب أمريكي

키멜, 에릭 A. 1946-

킴멜, 에릭 A. 1946-

エリック・キメル

キメル, エリック・A.

Languages
English (235)

Spanish (4)

Korean (2)

Russian (1)