WorldCat Identities

Zemach, Margot

Overview
Works: 173 works in 618 publications in 11 languages and 38,804 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Short stories  Nursery rhymes  Biography  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Other, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.1.Z4, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Margot Zemach
 
Most widely held works by Margot Zemach
Duffy and the devil by Harve Zemach( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 3,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spinning and knitting the devil agrees to do for her win Duffy the Squire's name and a carefree life until it comes time for her to guess the devil's name
It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale by Margot Zemach( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to stand his overcrowded and noisy home any longer, a poor man goes to the Rabbi for advice
The judge : an untrue tale by Harve Zemach( Book )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skeptical judge discovers that the five people he had put in jail were telling the truth after all
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

39 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight Eastern European Jewish folktales of imps and crickets, witches and Rabbis, and of Schlemiel who set out to see the wonders of the world
The little red hen : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale about the little red hen whose lazy friends are unwilling to help her plant, harvest, or grind the wheat into flour, but all are willing to help her eat the bread that she makes from it
The Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genfortælling af Grimms eventyr "Konen i muddergrøften"
The three wishes : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
The three little pigs : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional tale
The Chinese mirror by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional Korean tale in which a mirror brought from China causes confusion within a family as each member looks in it and sees a different stranger
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 1,094 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
The Cat's elbow and other secret languages by Alvin Schwartz( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for speaking thirteen secret languages, including Pig Latin, one of the best known and easiest codes to learn, and Boontling, developed by people in a California town
Mommy, buy me a China doll : adapted from an Ozark children's song by Harve Zemach( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The short story tells the tale of a young girl who wished her mother to trade some family possessions and buy her a china doll. The story is written in rhyming verses
The two foolish cats : suggested by a Japanese folktale by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two foolish cats go to the old monkey of the mountain to settle their quarrel
The sign in Mendel's window by Mildred Phillips( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger comes to Kosnov and accuses Mendel the butcher of stealing his money, the whole town joins in to show the police who is really guilty
Some from the moon, some from the sun : poems and songs for everyone by Margot Zemach( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of traditional poems and songs, including "This Little Pig Went to Market," "Brave News is Come to Town," and "Bingo."
All God's critters got a place in the choir by Bill Staines( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates how all the animals in the world make their own music in their own way, some singing low, some singing higher
Naftali the storyteller and his horse, Sus : and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

19 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and Hebrew and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories which explores the humor and life of the people of Poland
Hush, little baby by Margot Zemach( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and Afrikaans and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby is promised a strange assortment of things from a mocking bird to a horse and cart--all for not crying
A penny a look : an old story by Harve Zemach( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers set out to capture a one-eyed man to display in the marketplace
The foundling, and other tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories dealing with events that preceded the birth of Taran, a key figure in the author's five works on the Kingdom of Prydain
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.10 for Duffy and ... to 0.76 for Papers, ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Duffy and the devil
Alternative Names
Cemach, Margo 1931-1989

Margot Zemach American children's illustrator and writer

Margot Zemach Amerikaans illustratrice (1931-1989)

Tsuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989

Zemach, Harve 1931-1989

Zemach, Margoth

Zemach, Margoth 1931-1989

Zuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989

제마크, 마고 1931-1989

ツェマック, マーゴット

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It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk taleThe judge : an untrue taleWhen Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other storiesThe little red hen : an old storyThe Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers GrimmThe three wishes : an old storyThe three little pigs : an old storyThe Chinese mirror