WorldCat Identities

Cole, William 1919-2000

Overview
Works: 153 works in 501 publications in 1 language and 28,321 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Humorous poetry  Nonsense verse  Fiction  Narrative poetry  Discographies  Humor  Folk music  Folk songs 
Roles: Editor, Author, Compiler, Other, Composer, win, Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.3.C675, 808.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Cole
Poem stew by William Cole( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about food and eating
The fireside book of humorous poetry by William Cole( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1965 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than 450 English and American humorous poems including nonsense verse, fantasy, parody, and zany improvisations. Among the writers represented are Ogden Nash, Don Marquis, Lewis Carroll, Hilaire Belloc, John Updike, Samuel Hoffenstein, Edward Lear, and Olver Herford
Beastly boys and ghastly girls by William Cole( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poetry about naughty, ill-mannered, even cruel, boys and girls
Poems for seasons and celebrations by William Cole( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of seasonal and holiday poems from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
The sea, ships and sailors : poems, songs and shanties by William Cole( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Cole the noted anthologist and poet has collected a total of eighty-five poems, songs, and shanties of varying tenors and tones from such diverse sources as Shakespeare, Wallace Irwin, Kipling and Walter de la Mare
The birds and the beasts were there : animal poems by William Cole( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approximately 300 poems, old and new, about real and impossible animals of all kinds
Oh, what nonsense! by William Cole( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An array of witty verse from a variety of authors, including John Ciardi, Theodore Roethke, and Laura E. Richards
The best cartoons from Punch, collected for Americans from England's famous humorous weekly( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Zooful of animals( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animal poems by authors including Rachel Field, Shel Silverstein, and John Ciardi
Poems from Ireland by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing ten centuries of Irish poetry
Poems of magic and spells by William Cole( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leprechauns, mermaids, elves, sorcerers, goblins and witches are magic makers in this collection
Oh, that's ridiculous! : poems by William Cole( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-one nonsense poems from such authors as Spike Milligan, Theodore Roethke, and Ogden Nash
Story poems : new and old by William Cole( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of story poems by such authors as Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, John Keats, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more
I went to the animal fair : a book of animal poems by William Cole( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1958 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-five animal poems by Lear, Coatsworth, Milne, de la Mare, Aldis, and other notable poets
Humorous poetry for children by William Cole( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of humorous poems, some by well-known and others by obscure poets."
Folk songs of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales by William Cole( )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 100 songs, all with English words and some with Gaelic and Welsh
Eight lines and under : an anthology of short, short poems by William Cole( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The more than 250 short poems in this delightful little anthology encompass a wide variety of topies from the light and airy to the serious and moving. The majority of the poets represented are contemporaries -- the short poem seems to be a particularly popular twentieth-century form. However the rand is from the seventeenth centruy on. Many of the poets are famous, some lesser known, some ever obscure. The assemblage represents the personal preference of a seasonsed anthologiest and admirable illustrated the highly difficult art of the short poem. -- Provided by publisher
A book of nature poems by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems, both old and new, about the many facets of nature throughout the year
Oh, such foolishness! : poems by William Cole( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and nonsense poems
An arkful of animals( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by famous poets featuring owls, oliphaunts, and other familiar and fanciful creatures
 
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Poem stew
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Oh, what nonsense!A Zooful of animalsFolk songs of England, Ireland, Scotland, and WalesAn arkful of animals
Alternative Names
Cole, William

Cole, William, 1919-

Cole William Rossa

Cole, William Rossa 1919-2000

William Rossa Cole American anthologist, editor, writer

William Rossa Cole American writer

William Rossa Cole Amerikaans dichter (1919-2000)

William Rossa Cole poeta estauxunidense (1919–2000)

Languages
English (165)