WorldCat Identities

Schindel, Morton

Works: 221 works in 470 publications in 3 languages and 17,899 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Morton Schindel
Most widely held works by Morton Schindel
Harold and the purple crayon ... and more Harold stories by Crockett Johnson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Harry, the dirty dog --and more terrific tails by Gene Zion( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge (Live action)
Corduroy --and more stories about friendship by Don Freeman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Corduroy. Corduroy longs for someone to take him home from the department store. He thinks that finding his lost button may help, so he searches the store when nobody's around. Will Corduroy find the button on his adventure? Yo! Yes? Playing alone isn't very fun. But when a simple, 'Yo!' is answered by a simple, 'Yes?' these two boys become the best of friends! Here comes the cat! A village of mice is in an uproar as the ominous shadow of a big cat approaches. 'Here comes the cat!' they shout. What will happen when the cat finally arrives?"--Container
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly --and more stories that sing by Weston Woods Studios( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly; Animal antics; Musical Max
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strega Nona: "Never go near my cooking pot," warns old witch Strega Nona. But does Big Anthony listen? No! Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn. What can he do with it now? Stone soup: When three soldiers come to town, all the townsfolk hide their food. If the soldiers can't find any food, what will they eat? Stone soup, of course!
Make way for ducklings --and more Robert McCloskey stories by Robert McCloskey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mallards look for the perfect spot to raise their young, and find it in the most unlikely place. Their friend Michael, a policeman, helps them to "Make Way for Ducklings" as they march their eight little ones home. A little girl and her mother go out to get "Blueberries for Sal." But Sal and a little bear get mixed up with each other's mothers. Two sisters spending a summer in Maine experience a wonderful variety of natural sights and sounds, in a "Time Of Wonder." Retired fisherman "Burt Dow Deep Water Man" sets out in his leaky boat, the Tidely-Idley, with his pet the Giggling Gull. A storm blows up and they shelter from the storm in the belly of a whale he has recently befriended. "Lentil" saves the day with his harmonica playing when calamity threatens the homecoming celebration for the leading citizen of Alto, Ohio
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories by William Steig( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of three video adaptations of Steig's picture books. Pete's a pizza: When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza out of Pete. Doctor De Soto: Everyone's favorite mouse dentist helps a fox with a sore tooth who has plans for a the dentist after the visit. The Amazing Bone: Pearl, a piglet, befriends a talking bone she finds in the woods
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme by Jane Yolen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story
Red Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites by Scholastic ; Weston Woods Studios( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Bear snores on --and more stories to celebrate the seasons by Karma Wilson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear snores on: All winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea, and make pop corn, all while Bear snores on. Waiting for wings: Butterflies bloom as delicately as flowers. A story of beginnings, middles and ends - eggs, caterpillars and then butterflies. Come on, rain!: Tess knows that the only good thing that can fix the endless summer heat, is a good soaking rainstorm. When it finally comes, there is shouting and dancing as everything comes to life
Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot
Sylvester and the magic pebble --and more magical tales by William Steig( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
The night before Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. In the month of Kislev: A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah. Seven candles for Kwanza: describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values. Too many tamales: Maria feels very grown-up helping make Christmas dinner, until she realizes that she may have lost her mother's ring in one of the tamales. (3 bonus stories) 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. The Little drummer boy: Tells the story of the procession to Bethlehem and the offer of a poor boy to play his drum for the Christ Child. For primary grades
Chicka chicka 1, 2, 3 --and more stories about counting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicka chicka 1,2,3: See what happens when 101 numbers race each other up an apple tree, and bad bumble bees come buzzing. Which number will save the day? -- How much is a million?: What does a million really mean? A trillion? Explains the concepts of a million, a billion, and a trillion. -- If you made a million: What's it like to have a million dollars? A guide to various forms of money
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more fun on the farm by Doreen Cronin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doreen Cronin's hilarious tale about cows that type out their demands to Farmer Brown. Includes 6 more funny stories about animals
Danny and the dinosaur --and more friendly "monster" stories by Syd Hoff( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories by Trinka Hakes Noble( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend?: Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does. Bonus stories: The sweater: With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. Many moons: Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales by Maxine Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 412 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
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --and 4 more spine-tingling tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
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Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories
Alternative Names
Morton Schindel American educator and producer

Morton Schindel producteur de cinéma américain

Morton Schindel produttore cinematografico statunitense

Schindel, Mort


Pete's a pizza and more William Steig storiesRed Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites