WorldCat Identities

Kimmel, Eric A.

Overview
Works: 254 works in 834 publications in 4 languages and 84,821 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Legends  Fairy tales  Hanukkah stories  Folklore  Textured books  Folk tales  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.K567, E
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 2,994 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 )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,254 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,135 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 )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,127 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 )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 1,915 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,601 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( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes capture until he meets a clever fox. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,482 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 1,290 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
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 1,202 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 )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,152 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 1,134 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,062 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 three cabritos by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 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 runaway tortilla by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 990 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 magic dreidels : a Hanukkah story by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 967 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 three little tamales by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 947 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
The McElderry book of Greek myths by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 942 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
Iron John by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 892 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
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I took my frog to the libraryThe Chanukkah guestAnansi and the moss-covered rockAnansi 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 escritor estadounidense

Kimmel, Eric A.

Kimmel, Eric A. 1946-

Эрик Киммел

키멜, 에릭 A

킴멜, 에릭 A

キメル, エリック・A.

Languages
English (206)

Spanish (4)

Korean (2)

Russian (1)