WorldCat Identities

Sís, Peter 1949-

Overview
Works: 284 works in 973 publications in 20 languages and 84,006 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Adventure stories  Biographical fiction  Miscellanea  Picture books  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Translator, Other, Dedicator, Contributor, Draftsman
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Peter Sís
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )

74 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 6,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei by Peter Sís( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the life of Galileo Galilei in simple language with beautiful illustrations_
Tibet : through the red box by Peter Sís( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recreates his father's visit to Tibet and the wondrous things that he found there
The dragons are singing tonight by Jack Prelutsky( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about dragons, including "I'm an Amiable Dragon," "If You Don't Believe in Dragons," and "A Dragon Is in My Computer."
The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plucky Mexican girl tries to recover her dream from the Dream Stealer who takes her to his castle where countless dreams and even more adventures await
The dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who grew up a painfully shy child, ridiculed by his overbearing father, but who became one of the most widely-read poets in the world. Includes author's note about the poet
The tree of life : a book depicting the life of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist & thinker by Peter Sís( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the famous nineteenth-century naturalist using text from Darwin's writings and detailed drawings by Sis
Follow the dream by Peter Sís( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Swedish and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Columbus overcomes a number of obstacles to fulfill his dream of sailing west to find a new route to the Orient
The 13th floor : a ghost story by Sid Fleischman( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative
The train of states by Peter Sís( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives information about each state, including capital, motto, state tree, state bird, source of name, and date of statehood
Madlenka by Peter Sís( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip around the block to tell everyone in the neighbourhood about Madlenka's wiggly tooth is like a trip around the world
Scranimals by Jack Prelutsky( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been scrambled together to create never-seen-before creatures
The midnight horse by Sid Fleischman( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touch enlists the help of The Great Chaffalo, a ghostly magician, to thwart his great-uncle's plans to put Touch into the orphan house and swindle The Red Raven Inn away from Miss Sally
Fire truck by Peter Sís( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots
Komodo! by Peter Sís( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who loves dragons goes with his parents to the Indonesian island of Komodo in hopes of seeing a real dragon. Includes factual information about the Komodo dragon
Trucks, trucks, trucks by Peter Sís( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a little boy cleans up his room, he gives one word descriptions of the work his various toy trucks do, such as hauling, plowing, and loading. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread
Monday's troll by Jack Prelutsky( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen poems about such unsavory characters as witches, ogres, wizards, trolls, giants, a yeti, and seven grubby goblins
Stories to solve : folktales from around the world by George Shannon( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented
Madlenka's dog by Peter Sís( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Madlenka walks her imaginary dog around her city block, her neighbors see in her pet the image of the dogs they had as a children
The scarebird by Sid Fleischman( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Persian and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely old farmer realizes the value of human friendship when a young man comes to help him and his scarecrow with their farm
 
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The whipping boy
Alternative Names
Peter Ss tschechoslowakischer, US-amerikanischer Bilderbuchknstler und Trickfilmzeichner

Petr Ss Česk ilustrtor a spisovatel

Shisu, Pītā 1949-

Sis, Peter.

Ss, Peter 1949-

Ss, Petr

Ss, Petr 1949-

Sīs, Pitir 1949-

Xisi, Bide 1949-

シス, ピーター

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Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo GalileiTibet : through the red boxThe dragons are singing tonightThe Dream StealerThe dreamerThe tree of life : a book depicting the life of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist & thinkerFollow the dreamThe 13th floor : a ghost story