WorldCat Identities

Raskin, Ellen

Overview
Works: 142 works in 492 publications in 5 languages and 31,344 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Poetry  Christmas stories  Autobiographies  Humorous poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Composer, Bookjacket designer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.R1817, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ellen Raskin
The Westing game by Ellen Raskin( Book )

95 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 7,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance
Figgs & phantoms by Ellen Raskin( Book )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventures of the unusual Figg family after they left show business and settled in the town of Pineapple
The mysterious disappearance of Leon (I mean Noel) by Ellen Raskin( Book )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance of her husband is only the first of the mysteries Mrs. Carillon must solve
The Westing game by Ellen Raskin( Recording )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. Winner of the Newbery Medal. Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. An ALA Notable Book. Grades 5-8. 1978
The tattooed potato and other clues by Ellen Raskin( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greenwich Village detective posing as an artist hires a student to act as his apprentice, spy, and eyewitness to murder
Piping down the valleys wild; poetry for the young of all ages by Nancy Larrick( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poems grouped in sixteen parts, each devoted to a particular subject such as animals, seasons, holidays, and people
Nothing ever happens on my block by Ellen Raskin( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Chester sits and complains about the boring block where he lives all sorts of exciting, and even strange, things are going on behind his back
Spectacles by Ellen Raskin( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nearsighted little girl talks about and shows some of the unusual things she saw before being fitted with glasses
Shrieks at midnight : macabre poems, eerie and humorous by Sara Westbrook Brewton( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems about death, doom, ghosts, and other eeried subjects
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Book )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child
We Dickinsons : the life of Emily Dickinson as seen through the eyes of her brother Austin by Aileen Fisher( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Emily Dickinson's devotion to reading, gardening, and writing hundreds of poems
Who, said Sue, said whoo? by Ellen Raskin( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cumulative verse reveals the sounds made by various animals, but who said chitter-chitter-chatter?
Ellen Grae by Vera Cleaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle recluse tells Ellen that as a child he saw both his parents die of rattlesnake bites in the swamp, and buried them there. No one else knows this terrible secret, and Ellen must decide whether to tell it
Twenty-two, twenty-three by Ellen Raskin( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the animals have advice for mouse on what to wear and what not to wear for the special holiday greeting on Twenty-two, Twenty-three
Come along! by Rebecca Caudill( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty Haiku reflect a scene or thought about nature
And it rained by Ellen Raskin( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every afternoon in the rain forest the pig, the parrot, and the potto meet for tea; and every afternoon a rainstorm spoils their party until the potto has an idea
A paper zoo : a collection of animal poems by modern American poets by Renée Karol Weiss( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sophisticated animal poems by well known poets about such things as naming cats, a singing bird, and a slow-moving sloth
Ghost in a four-room apartment by Ellen Raskin( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mischievous poltergeist describes the havoc he creates in the life of a family occupying a four-room apartment as more and more relatives keep arriving and add to the confusion
Moose, Goose, and Little Nobody by Ellen Raskin( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a red roof with a little lost animal lands at their feet, Moose and Goose help the little creature find its home, mother, and identity
Inatuk's friend by Suzanne Stark Morrow( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the hunting is poor and his family decides to move to town, an Eskimo boy is unhappy because he must leave his best friend
 
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The Westing game
Alternative Names
Ellen Raskin American writer and illustrator

Ellen Raskin Amerikaans schrijfster (1928-1984)

Raskin, E. 1928-1984

Raskin, Ellen Ermingard, 1928-1984

אלן רסקין

라스킨, 엘렌

Languages
English (309)

Chinese (13)

Korean (4)

Spanish (3)

Arabic (2)

Covers
Figgs & phantomsThe mysterious disappearance of Leon (I mean Noel)The tattooed potato and other cluesPiping down the valleys wild; poetry for the young of all agesSpectaclesA child's Christmas in Wales