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Shub, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 52 works in 213 publications in 2 languages and 20,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Bible stories  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PJ5129.S49, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Shub
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Shub
Zlateh the goat and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven tales that began in middle-European Jewish folklore about the inhabitants of the village of Chelm
Enemies, a love story by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish refugee who escaped Hitler's Holocaust and is living in New York with his second wife faces a dilemma when he discovers that his first wife is still alive
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

22 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Some of these stories my mother told me. These are folk tales she heard from her mother and grandmother. I have retold them in my own fashion, totally recreating them in plot, detail and perspective. Other stories in this collection are nothing but my imagination; ... 'p.-p. [7]
The white stallion by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of pioneers, Gretchen is saved by a mysterious white stallion. Carried away from her wagon train in Texas in 1845 by the old mare she is riding, a little girl is befriended by a white stallion. Gretchen's grandmother tells her how her great-great-grandmother Gretchen was rescued by a beautiful white stallion on her family's journey west in 1845. A lovely and exciting story, it is illustrated with remarkable ink drawings using cross-hatchings and pointillism
The estate by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to the manor. Translated from the Yiddish
The fearsome inn by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two witches, who practice their evil trade on lost travelers, are banished through the wisdom of a student of the holy cabala, and the power of his magic chalk
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter
Why Noah chose the dove by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As each animal boasts of the qualities he feels make him especially worthy to go on Noah's ark, Noah takes a particular liking to the dove
Seeing is believing by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Tom and the piskies, "The Leprechaun's Trick" and "Pisky Mischief."
Clever Kate : adapted from a story by the Brothers Grimm by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of her naïveté, Kate both loses her husband's treasure and gains it back again
Jorinda and Joringel by Bernadette Watts( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a witch changes Jorinda into a nightingale, her sweetheart Joringel discovers through a dream how to save her
Alone in the wild forest by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan's life is changed when the angel he meets in the forest gives him an amulet that will fulfill every wish
The wicked city by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Old Testament tale of the destruction of Sodom
The topsy-turvy Emperor of China by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mean and ugly Emperor decrees that evil, ugliness, and stupidity are to be worshipped by everyone but cannot banish the appreciation of goodness, beauty, and learning in his kingdom
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland by Theodor Fontane( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and German and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ribbeck finds a method of sharing the produce of his pear tree even after his death
 
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Enemies, a love story
Alternative Names
Charney, Elisabeth.

Charney, Elizabeth

Charney, Elizabeth 1915-2004

Shub, Libby

Shub, Libby 1915-2004

Languages
English (123)

German (4)

Covers
Enemies, a love storyWhen Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other storiesThe white stallionMazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lionessWhy Noah chose the doveThe topsy-turvy Emperor of China