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Holiday House (Firm)

Overview
Works: 96 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 48,755 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Biographies  History  Hanukkah stories  Young adult works 
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)
Little Red Riding Hood by Trina Schart Hyman( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah
Rain makes applesauce by Julian Scheer( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2,011 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 1,711 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 1,657 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 1,656 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 1,641 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 1,440 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
Francis, the poor man of Assisi by Tomie DePaola( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the wealthy young Italian who gave away all his possessions to become a wandering preacher and protector of animals
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,269 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( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,259 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 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems on the holidays of the year
The shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy discovers he is shrinking but does not know the cause or cure
Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,170 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 1,142 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
The water of life : a tale from the Brothers Grimm by Barbara Rogasky( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,141 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
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 1,059 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
Cowboys by Glen Rounds( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,046 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
The kids' cat book by Tomie DePaola( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick goes to Granny Twinkle's for a free kitten and learns everything there is to know about cats--their different breeds, care, place in art and literature, and history
Day of the dead : a Mexican-American celebration by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the activities associated with the Mexican holiday known as the Day of the Dead
 
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Little Red Riding Hood
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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblinsRain makes applesaucePatrick : patron saint of IrelandAn early American ChristmasThe carbon diaries 2017Lafayette and the American RevolutionThe kitchen knight : a tale of King ArthurFrancis, the poor man of Assisi