WorldCat Identities

Werth, Kurt

Overview
Works: 219 works in 377 publications in 1 language and 17,110 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Biography  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Folklore  Riddles 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kurt Werth
 
Most widely held works by Kurt Werth
The thing at the foot of the bed : and other scary tales by Maria Leach( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over
McBroom tells the truth by Sid Fleischman( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unfortunate land investment turns out to be a wonderful one-acre farm
McBroom's ear by Sid Fleischman( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war is on when the grasshoppers attack Josh McBroom's fabulous one-acre farm and prize ear of corn
McBroom's zoo by Sid Fleischman( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog om en amerikansk farm
Noodles, nitwits, and numskulls by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief silly stories, jokes and riddles from the folklore of many lands
One dark night by Edna Mitchell Preston( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jack-o'-lantern, skeleton, scarecrow, witch, ghost, and robber who came sneaking down the road one dark night were all frightened home by the squeak of a mouse
Tony's birds by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy goes for a bird walk with his father, and soon he has learned about using the field glasses and guide book, and is watching birds by himself
McBroom and the big wind by Sid Fleischman( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tall tale tells how a farmer and his family harnessed the wind
McBroom the rainmaker by Sid Fleischman( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a great drought on the prairie causes cows to give powdered milk and mosquitoes to grow almost as large as small cowsheds, McBroom comes up with a novel idea for producing rain
Samuel Clemens by Charles Michael Daugherty( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the American author whose writings greatly reflected the events in his life
That Lincoln boy by Earl Schenck Miers( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the youth who grew to be sixteenth President of the United States, telling of his family, various homes and jobs, and experiences, through his first campaign for political office
Lazy Jack by Kurt Werth( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's stupidity by chance nets him a fortune and a lovely wife
The monkey, the lion, and the snake by Kurt Werth( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant, who is refused his promised reward by a nobleman whom he rescued from a pit, is avenged by three animals
Molly and the giant by Kurt Werth( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the expense of the giant, brave, smart Molly seeks and finds fortune for herself and her two timid sisters
Once the Mullah : Persian folk tales by Alice Geer Kelsey( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The kindxly mullah is priest, teacher and judge in his village in Persia. He is always ready to help his neighbours, but his solutions to their problems are often astonishing and very funny"--Book jacket
One Mitten Lewis by Helen Kay( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis is always losing one of his mittens, so his mother must keep knitting new ones, until Lewis meets a girl with the same problem
The first Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two German children learn the reason for the Christmas tree. Grades 3-4
King Thrushbeard by Kurt Werth( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ill-tempered princess finds fault with all her suitors until her exasperated father decides to marry her to the first vagabond who comes to the door
How a piglet crashed the Christmas party by Boris Zakhoder( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A piglet disguises himself to attend the school children's Christmas party
 
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Alternative Names
Kurt Werth deutsch-US-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker

Kurt Werth German-American illustrator

Languages
English (63)