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Michael Sporn Animation, Inc

Overview
Works: 65 works in 120 publications in 4 languages and 9,113 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ8.A542, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Sporn Animation, Inc
Harold and the purple crayon : ... and more Harold stories by Crockett Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish
Chrysanthemum : --and more Kevin Henkes stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chrysanthemum: Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect, until the kids at school make fun of her. It takes a special friend to change her classmates' minds. Owen: Owen isn't happy when his parents won't let him bring Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, to school. Luckily, Owen's mother has the perfect solution. A Weekend with Wendell: Sleepovers are usually fun, but spending a weekend with Wendell is anything but fun and games. Sophie shows Wendell that, sometimes, she has to be boss, too
Abel's island by William Steig( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First film relates the story of Abel, an elegant and romantic mouse who gets swept away in a flood and stranded for over a year on a deserted island. In the second film, The story of the dancing frog, a mother tells her young daughter a curious story from their family history
Rapunzel : -- and more classic fairytales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapunzel is a girl with the very long, golden hair; A pair of elves secretly create an amazing pair of shoes for a poor but kindly shoemaker; When a young girl befriends a mysterious elderly woman, magical things begin to happen; Follow the adventures of billy goats named Gruff as they bravely hunt for fresh green grass to eat; Lon Po Po brings lessons about strangers, trust and courage; A king falls in love with a princess after she hides her identity under a coat made of a thousand furs
The night before Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. Owl moon: A young girl and her father take a magical night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the great horned owl
The Hans Christian Andersen collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of classic Hans Christian Andersen tales includes six beloved stories brought to life on film: The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, and The Swineherd
Open wide : tooth school inside by Laurie Keller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is time to "Open Wide: Tooth School Inside." Dr. Flossman is excited to meet the incoming class of thirty-two permanent teeth, who have much to learn about brushing, flossing, and the nightmare of tooth decay! What if a dinosaur catches the flu? Does he whimper and whine between each "At-choo"? "How DO dinosaurs get well soon?" "Doctor De Soto" is a well-respected mouse-dentist who runs a successful practice with his wife (and able assistant) Mrs. De Soto. A fox with a terrible toothache may just have mouse-flavored snacks on his mind, and hopes that the De Sotos are more than just tender-hearted! Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge is a little boy who lives next door to an "old people's home." His favorite is Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper. Overhearing his parents talking about how Miss Nancy has lost her memory, Wilfrid he sets out to help her get it back
The man who walked between the towers : --and more inspiring tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man who walked between the towers: A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history's most artistic crimes. Snowflake Bentley was a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds. A charming rhyme describes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter Juan Quezada, and the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
The emperor's new clothes : --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
Doctor De Soto by William Steig( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain
Happy to be nappy : and other stories of me( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today there are more reasons than ever for families to explore and celebrate diversity. Introduce your family to children who are not only celebrating how they are unique, but who are also learning from and appreciating the differences in others
Whitewash( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events that happened in the Bronx in 1992, this animated film is the story of Helene Angel, a young African-American girl who is traumatized when her face is spray-painted by a racist gang
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar story of Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne, his steam shovel, and the problems they encounter while digging a cellar for the new town hall
The Rosemary Wells DVD library( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noisy Nora: When everyone in her house is too busy to listen, Nora make her presence known at every turn. Max's chocolate chicken: Will Max or Ruby find the most Easter eggs and win the chocolate chicken? Max's Christmas: Max wants to stay up late on Christmas Eve to see Santa Claus. Morris's disappearing bag: Morris isn't having much fun on Christmas until he discovers a present he had overlooked--a disappearing bag that makes people invisible
The country mouse & the city mouse : a Christmas tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this animated feature, Emily the country mouse leaves her home to visit her cousin Alexander in the city, but when a cat chases them they both return to the country for the kind of Christmas they really like
The Red shoes( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale about the importance of friendship in which two best friends, Lisa and Jennie, are parted when Lisa's parents win the lottery. She becomes spoiled and steals a pair of red ballerina shoes made specially for Jennie by the neighborhood cobbler. Suddenly, Lisa cannot stop dancing until she is able to realize that money can't buy happiness
The marzipan pig and Jazztime tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marzipan pig: a marzipan pig, lost behind a sofa and eaten by a mouse, starts a chain of events involving the feelings of the mouse, a grandfather clock, an owl, a bee, a flower, and another mouse who in her turn discovers another marzipan pig to eat. Jazztime tale: set in 1919 Harlem, two girls - one white, one black - form a lifelong friendship through a chance encounter, and the music of a young Fats Waller
The Rosemary Wells library by Rosemary Wells( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noisy Nora: When everyone in her house is too busy to listen, Nora make her presence known at every turn. Max's chocolate chicken: Will Max or Ruby find the most Easter eggs and win the chocolate chicken? Max's Christmas: Max wants to stay up late on Christmas Eve to see Santa Claus. Morris's disappearing bag: Morris isn't having much fun on Christmas until he discovers a present he had overlooked--a disappearing bag that makes people invisible
Hans Christian Andersen stories : Nightingale, the little match girl, the red shoes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightingale tales the story of a lonely Emperor and the captivating songbird that comes to live in his palace. The Emperor is entranced by the sweetness of the nightingale's song until a dazzling mechanical bird with a wind-up song comes between them. The Red Shoes is given a modern setting in the story of Lisa, a little black girl, who learns the value of friendship with help from a pair of magic slippers. The Little Match Girl tells the story of Angela, a homeless child who sells match sticks to survive
The Marzipan pig by Michael Sporn( Visual )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marzipan pig, eaten by a mouse, starts a chain of events involving the feelings of the mouse, a clock, an owl, a bee, a hibiscus flower, and finally another mouse who in her turn eats another marzipan pig
 
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Hans Christian Andersen stories : Nightingale, the little match girl, the red shoes
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Sporn Animation, Inc.

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