WorldCat Identities

Berson, Harold

Overview
Works: 92 works in 188 publications in 3 languages and 20,122 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Folklore  Fairy tales  Picture books  Comic books, strips, etc  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver
Classifications: PZ8.A542, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harold Berson
My trip to Alpha I by Alfred Slote( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voya-code is the most sophisticated form of interplanetary travel but a young boy finds out it is not without dangers
A moose is not a mouse by Harold Berson( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to be like the moose, which he thinks is just a very large mouse, Victor the mouse forgets his fear and attacks the cat
Why the jackal won't speak to the hedgehog; a Tunisian folk tale by Harold Berson( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a Tunisian folk tale in which the jackal is twice outsmarted by the hedgehog
Henry possum by Harold Berson( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until he meets a fox, a young opossum ignores all of his mother's warnings about the dangers of the forest
Mince pie and mistletoe by Phyllis McGinley( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records in verse the Christmas customs of various times and places in the United States
When I grew up long ago : family living, going to school, games and parties, cures and deaths, a comet, a war, falling in love, and other things I remember : older people talk about the days when they were young by Alvin Schwartz( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief statements from people whose childhoods were in the period 1890-1914 on such areas of their past lives as food, social life, music, holidays, and health present glimpses of life in the United States at that time
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 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigs and pirates; a Greek tale by Barbara K Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 518 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 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil works his servant mercilessly until the servant's brother cleverly outwits him
More poetry for holidays by Nancy Larrick( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and rhymes for various holidays throughout the year. Includes a brief explanation of each holiday
Charles and Claudine by Harold Berson( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 505 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
The friends of Abu Ali : three more tales of the Middle East by Dorothy Van Woerkom( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 455 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."
The boy, the baker, the miller, and more by Harold Berson( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 454 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.
Kassim's shoes by Harold Berson( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kassim succumbs to pressure to abandon his old shoes but has trouble discarding them
The dragon that lived under Manhattan by E. W Hildick( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy finds a prince who has come to rescue a shy, loveable, dragon hiding out in the subway tunnels of Manhattan
The nightingale by H. C Andersen( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him
The pelican chorus by Edward Lear( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 384 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 )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 370 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 )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 369 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 )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 361 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
 
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My trip to Alpha I
Alternative Names
Berson, H. 1926-1986

Berson, Harold 1926-

Berson, Harold, 1926-1986

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Watermelons, walnuts, and the wisdom of Allah, and other tales of the Hoca