WorldCat Identities

Berson, Harold

Overview
Works: 37 works in 89 publications in 3 languages and 10,005 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Fairy tales  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.B419, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harold Berson
Why the jackal won't speak to the hedgehog; a Tunisian folk tale by Harold Berson( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and Afrikaans and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of a Tunisian folk tale in which the jackal is twice outsmarted by the hedgehog
Mince pie and mistletoe by Phyllis McGinley( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records in verse the Christmas customs of various times and places in the United States
Abu Ali : three tales of the Middle East by Dorothy Van Woerkom( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pigs and pirates; a Greek tale by Barbara K Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Greek swineherds outsmart the pirates who steal their pigs
How the devil gets his due by Harold Berson( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The devil works his servant mercilessly until the servant's brother cleverly outwits him
Charles and Claudine by Harold Berson( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The witch Grisnel helps Charles, a handsome young man, and Claudine, an exquisite little frog, overcome their differences and live happily ever after
More poetry for holidays by Nancy Larrick( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems and rhymes for various holidays throughout the year. Includes a brief explanation of each holiday
The boy, the baker, the miller, and more by Harold Berson( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In return for a piece of bread he requests from the baker's wife, a little boy is sent on an errand that leads to an errand that leads to an errand.
The friends of Abu Ali : three more tales of the Middle East by Dorothy Van Woerkom( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells three more adventures of muddle-headed Abu Ali including "The Bag of Rice," "Cake for Sale," and "The Donkey's Shadow."
Kassim's shoes by Harold Berson( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kassim succumbs to pressure to abandon his old shoes but has trouble discarding them
The pelican chorus by Edward Lear( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grand King and Queen of the Pelicans live a joyous life on the banks of the Nile
New patches for old; a Turkish folktale by Barbara K Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hasan needs his new trousers shortened, but neither his wife, mother, nor daughter has time to do it--at first
King Midas and the golden touch by Al Perkins( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Midas enjoyed turning everything he touched to gold until he discovered that gold food was hard to eat and gold daughters cold to hug
Watermelons, walnuts, and the wisdom of Allah, and other tales of the Hoca by Barbara K Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These eighteen tales featuring Nasreddin Hoca, a Turkish teacher and priest, have been very well told. Although the humor sometimes depends upon an understanding of the culture, many are standard favorites
The thief who hugged a moonbeam by Harold Berson( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rich man overhears the thief on the roof and contrives to trick him
The nutcracker by Daniel Walden( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl travels with the Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Cake and Candy
The day the spaceship landed by Beman Lord( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and Dutch and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike finds it hard to get anyone to believe that he has found a spaceship on earth
Folktales of the Irish countryside by Kevin Danaher( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author remembers 40 of the stories that enlivened the evenings for past generations of country people. Included are stories of ghosts, of wondrous deeds, odd happenings, of the fairies and of the great kings of Ireland
The spaceship returns by Beman Lord( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Dutch and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spaceship was late and when it did land none of the right people were around
The greedy shopkeeper by Irene Mirković( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ivo returns a money pouch to the wealthy merchant who lost it, he is accused of stealing one of the gold coins in the pouch
 
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Alternative Names
Berson, Harold 1926-
Languages
English (53)
Dutch (2)
Afrikaans (1)
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