WorldCat Identities

Shecter, Ben

Overview
Works: 67 works in 198 publications in 5 languages and 21,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Poetry  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.Z77, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ben Shecter
 
Most widely held works by Ben Shecter
A ghost named Fred by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George meets a friendly ghost named Fred when he enters a haunted house to get out of the rain. Kindergarten - Grade 3
The hating book by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl knew her friend hated her but she didn't know why until she finally got up courage to ask why they were being so rotten to each other
Mooch the messy by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and French and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only for love does a very messy young rat clean up his hole to make his father's visit happier
The summer night by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she and her father take a walk and have a bedtime snack, a little girl is finally sleepy enough to go to sleep
Getting something on Maggie Marmelstein by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Thad embarrasses Maggie and she retaliates by embarrassing him even more, he plots revenge
A father like that by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy tells his mother what he would like a father to be
Merrily comes our harvest in : poems for Thanksgiving( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 20 poems with Thanksgiving themes
The toad hunt by Janet Chenery( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for a toad, two little boys see many of the residents of their garden and pond
Maggie Marmelstein for president by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Marmelstein thought that her friend would be a good class president. But when he refuses her offer to manage his campaign, she decides to run against him. Sequel to Getting something on Maggie Marmelstein
My friend John by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John's best friend tells everything he knows about John, the secrets they share, their likes and dislikes, and the fun they have as friends
Mysteriously yours, Maggie Marmelstein by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Named the mystery column writer for the school newspaper, Maggie revels in the power she can exert
More potatoes! by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A youngster investigates the procedures involved in getting the potato from the farmer's field to the dinner table
Grandpa by Barbara Borack( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl tells about her grandfather and all the wonderful things they share and do
If it weren't for you by Charlotte Zolotow( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older sibling imagines the advantages of not having the younger sibling around, but then thinks of one disadvantage
Hester the jester by Ben Shecter( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small girl wants to be something important, but can't decide whether to be a jester, a knight, or a king
When will the snow trees grow? by Ben Shecter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his bear friend enjoy the pleasures of autumn as they prepare for winter
Will it be okay? by Crescent Dragonwagon( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother comforts a child about her special fears concerning dogs, thunder, snakes, and other things
Great-Uncle Alfred forgets by Ben Shecter( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Chinese and English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl takes her great-uncle, who is afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, for a walk and gently and patiently answers all his seemingly absurd questions
The hiding game by Ben Shecter( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends decide that playing hide and seek isn't as much fun as doing things together
Conrad's castle by Ben Shecter( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy builds his castle in the air despite the many distractions offered by his friends and momentary doubt which causes it to crumble
 
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A ghost named Fred
Alternative Names
Schecter, Ben

シェクター, ベン

Languages
English (112)

French (4)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (2)

Covers
The hating bookGetting something on Maggie MarmelsteinMerrily comes our harvest in : poems for ThanksgivingMaggie Marmelstein for presidentWhen will the snow trees grow?