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Holiday House (Firm)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 37,856 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  History  Poetry  Christmas stories  Young adult works  Diary fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PR6039.H52, E
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Most widely held works about Holiday House (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Holiday House (Firm)
Rain makes applesauce by Julian Scheer( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonsense book with detailed illustrations
Patrick : patron saint of Ireland by Tomie DePaola( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Patrick's life, from his noble birth in Britain, to his being captured and taken to Ireland by a group of bandits, to the "dreams" that led him to convert the Irish people to the Christian faith. DePaola also retells several well-known legends, including the story of how Patrick got rid of all the snakes in Ireland
An early American Christmas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of a New England village never make much fuss about Christmas until a new family moves in and celebrates the holiday in a special way
The carbon diaries 2017 by Saci Lloyd( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2017, two years after England introduces carbon dioxide rationing to combat climatic change, eighteen-year-old Laura chronicles her first year at a London university as natural disasters and political upheaval disrupt her studies
Lafayette and the American Revolution by Russell Freedman( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Marquis de Lafayette, a young French nobleman, who helped bring victory at Yorktown and became a lifelong friend of George Washington
The kitchen knight : a tale of King Arthur by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child
Rapunzel by Barbara Rogasky( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the tale of the beautiful girl imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch
Celebrations by Myra Cohn Livingston( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems on the holidays of the year, from New Year's Day through Martin Luther King Day, Passover, Labor Day, Halloween, and others, to Christmas Eve
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the stories of Treehorn, a boy to whom very strange things keep happening which adults, from his parents to the meter reader, do not seem to think are noteworthy
The water of life : a tale from the Brothers Grimm by Barbara Rogasky( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince searching for the Water of Life to cure his dying father finds an enchanted castle, a lovely princess, and treachery from his older brothers
Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she can predict the weather much better than the boys in her family, no one thinks that Phyllis the groundhog has a chance of replacing the aging Punxsutawney Phil when Groundhog Day's official groundhog retires
Freedom Summer : the 1964 struggle for civil rights in Mississippi by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order
Cowboys by Glen Rounds( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a cowboy from sunup to bedtime as he rounds up cattle, kills a rattlesnake, and plays cards in the bunkhouse after dinner
Basketball belles : how two teams and one scrappy player put women's hoops on the map by Sue Macy( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national attention and putting women's basketball on the map
Day of the dead : a Mexican-American celebration by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the activities associated with the Mexican holiday known as the Day of the Dead
I know an old lady who swallowed a fly by Glen Rounds( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cumulative folk song in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a fly
Gulliver in Lilliput by Margaret Hodges( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a voyage in the South Seas, an Englishman finds himself shipwrecked in Lilliput, a land of people only six inches high
Three little pigs and the big bad wolf by Glen Rounds( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf
Sense Pass King : a story from Cameroon by Katrin Tchana( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite a jealous king's repeated attempts to get rid of her gifted, Ma'antah continually manages to outwit him and proves herself worthy of the name Sense Pass King
 
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Patrick : patron saint of IrelandAn early American ChristmasThe carbon diaries 2017Lafayette and the American RevolutionThe kitchen knight : a tale of King ArthurA child's Christmas in WalesRapunzelCelebrations