WorldCat Identities

Werth, Kurt

Overview
Works: 238 works in 435 publications in 1 language and 15,990 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Tall tales  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Christmas stories  Fairy tales  Ghost stories  Riddles 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Other, Editor
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 )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over
The year without a Santa Claus by Phyllis McGinley( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Santa Claus announces that he is taking his first vacation the children of the world decide to give Santa a merry Christmas
McBroom tells the truth by Sid Fleischman( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh McBroom sets the record straight about his remarkable one acre farm on which things grow so fast he has to step out of the way as soon as the seeds are planted
McBroom's zoo by Sid Fleischman( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The McBrooms start a zoo with the Desert Vamooser, Silver-Tailed Teakettler, Sidehill Gouger, and other rare animals dropped in the path of the passing tornado
Noodles, nitwits, and numskulls by Maria Leach( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief silly stories, jokes and riddles from the folklore of many lands
McBroom's ear by Sid Fleischman( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war is on when the grasshoppers attack Josh McBroom's fabulous one-acre farm and prize ear of corn
One dark night by Edna Mitchell Preston( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 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 )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 524 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 )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tall tale tells how a farmer and his family harnessed the wind
G.I. songs by Eric Posselt( )

3 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McBroom the rainmaker by Sid Fleischman( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 334 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 )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the American author whose writings greatly reflected the events in his life
Lazy Jack by Kurt Werth( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's stupidity by chance nets him a fortune and a lovely wife
That Lincoln boy by Earl Schenck Miers( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 271 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
Molly and the giant by Kurt Werth( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 264 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 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monkey, the lion, and the snake by Kurt Werth( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 250 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
The first Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 224 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 200 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 198 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

Kurt Werth schrijver (1896-1983)

Languages
English (85)