WorldCat Identities

Heide, Florence Parry

Overview
Works: 172 works in 467 publications in 9 languages and 34,588 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Actor, Instrumentalist, Programmer, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.H36, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Florence Parry Heide
Princess Hyacinth : (the surprising tale of a girl who floated) by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Hyacinth is bored and unhappy sitting in her palace every day because, unless she is weighed down by specially-made clothes, she will float away, but her days are made brighter when kite-flying Boy stops to say hello
The day of Ahmed's secret by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Egyptian boy describes the city of Cairo as he goes about his daily work and waits for the evening to share a special surprise with his family
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

45 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the stories of Treehorn, a boy to whom very strange things keep happening which adults, from his parents to the meter reader, do not seem to think are noteworthy
Some things are scary by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A list of scary things includes "roller skating down hill when you haven't learned how to stop, getting hugged by somebody you don't like, and finding out your best friend has a best friend who isn't you."
That's what friends are for by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All the elephant's friends give him advice, but none can solve his problem until the opossum announces friends are to help, not just to give advice."--Title page verso
Sami and the time of the troubles by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old Lebanese boy goes to school, helps his mother with chores, plays with his friends, and lives with his family in a basement shelter when bombings occur and fighting begins on his street
Treehorn's treasure by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills
Banana twist by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and French and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the attempts of Jonah D. Krock to elude his oddball neighbor who thinks Jonah has a banana fixation
Oh, grow up! : poems to help you survive parents, chores, school, and other afflictions by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about surviving daily life presented from a child's point of view
The one and only Marigold by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the misadventures of Marigold, a monkey, as she shops with her mother for a coat, makes a hobby of "bugging" her best friend, Maxine the hippo, and imaginatively copes with finding the right outfit for the first day of school
Tales for the perfect child by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways
Always listen to your mother by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new neighbor moves in next door, Ernest's mother, who always insists that he obey all the rules, encourages them to play together every day
Grim and ghastly goings-on by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-one humorous poems, about monsters and their ilk
The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishaq, the son of the chief translator to the Caliph of ancient Baghdad, travels the world in search of precious books and manuscripts and brings them back to the great library known as the House of Wisdom
Treehorn's wish by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his birthday Treehorn finds a genie in a bottle and is granted the standard number of wishes
The problem with Pulcifer by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Swedish and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulcifer's preference for books is considered a grave problem by the television-addicted world around him
Banana blitz by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in French and English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television and candy bar addict Jonah, arriving at Fairlee School, thinks his problems will be over if he can just win the prize offered by the American Banana Institute for watching its commercials
Time's up! by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and French and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah is afraid that life in the suburbs will be boring until he meets a clever girl named Bib and an unusual house painter named Bruce Dooster
Mystery of the melting snowman by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spotlight Club detectives are involved in a new case concerning a mysterious man and an iron dog
Mystery of the bewitched bookmobile by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why would anyone break into a bookmobile and take nothing? The Spotlight Club investigates
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names

controlled identityAllen, Alex B.

Florence Parry Heide American writer

Florence Parry Heide Amerikaans schrijfster (1919-2011)

Heide, Florence Perry 1919-

Heide-Gorey, .. 1919-

MacDonald, Jamie

McDonald, Jamie

McDonald, Jamie 1919-

McDonald, Jamie, 1919-2011

Parry, Florence Fisher

Parry, Florence Fisher, 1919-2011

Parry Heide, Florence

Parry Heide, Florence 1919-

فلورنس باري هايد، 1919-2011

ハイド, フローレンス・パリー

ヘイド, フローレンス・パリー

Languages
English (158)

Spanish (18)

German (15)

French (13)

Swedish (9)

Japanese (1)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The day of Ahmed's secretThe shrinking of TreehornSome things are scaryThat's what friends are forSami and the time of the troublesTreehorn's treasureOh, grow up! : poems to help you survive parents, chores, school, and other afflictionsThe one and only Marigold