WorldCat Identities

Hays, Michael 1956-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 126 publications in 6 languages and 16,804 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  History  Folk tales  Lullabies 
Roles: Illustrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.S453, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Hays
Abiyoyo : based on a South African lullaby and folk story by Pete Seeger( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 3,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banished from the town for making mischief, a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear
The gold Cadillac by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two black girls living in the North are proud of their family's beautiful new Cadillac until they take it on a visit to the South and encounter racial prejudice for the first time
The history of counting by Denise Schmandt-Besserat( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the evolution of counting and the many ways to count and write numbers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Jonathan and his mommy by Irene Smalls( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mother and son explore their neighborhood, they try various ways of walking--from giant steps and reggae steps to criss cross steps and backwards steps
Abiyoyo returns by Pete Seeger( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a South African tale, this story tells what happens when a giant who had been banished from a town by a magician thirty years earlier is called back to save the town from flooding
Kevin and his dad by Irene Smalls( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin feels excitement, pride, pleasure, and love as he spends an entire day working and playing with his father. A simple, graceful text and illustrations infused with warmth and love make this story of a day a boy and his dad spend together a special reading experience. Young boys and their fathers will relish this book that celebrates the ordinary things dads and kids can do together. Full color
Three wishes by Lucille Clifton( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession
Pedro and the monkey by Robert D San Souci( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Filipino monkey secures the fortune of his rather dimwitted young owner in this variation of a traditional tale
The hundredth name by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salah, a boy living in Egypt, wants to lift his camel's sadness, so he prays that the camel will learn Allah's hundredth name, which is unknown to man
Hello, Tree! by Joanne Ryder( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in simple text and illustrations, some of the unique characteristics of trees
Some friends to feed : the story of Stone Soup by Pete Seeger( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but clever traveler finds a way to get the townspeople to share their food with him in this retelling of a classic tale, set in Germany at the end of the Thirty Years War
The tin heart by Karen Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the onset of the Civil War causes a rift between their fathers, Mahaley and Flora find a way to preserve their friendship
A birthday for Blue by Kerry Raines Lydon( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue celebrates his seventh birthday traveling west with his family in a Conestoga wagon along the Cumberland Road
K is for kiss good night : a bedtime alphabet by Jill Sardegna( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter of the alphabet presents some part of a child's bedtime ritual, from "all ready for bed" to "z-z-z-z."
My father doesn't know about the woods and me by Dennis Haseley( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child walks in the woods with his father, he seems to become other animals enjoying the freedom of nature
Storm by W Nikola-Lisa( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer and family watch as a thunderstorm sweeps into the valley, surrounds them, and then rushes off again
Because you're lucky by Irene Smalls( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kevin comes to live at his cousin Jonathan's house, both boys must make some big adjustments
Holding onto Sunday by Kathryn Osebold Galbraith( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jemma's father always reserves Sunday as a special day to spend with his daughter
The boy who loved morning by Shannon K Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only after he has learned the difference between honoring morning and changing it to suit his own pride can Boy find the perfect name for himself
The boy who was generous with salt by Corinne Demas( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having gone to sea as a cook on a nineteenth-century fishing schooner, Ned thinks that if he uses up all the salt on board he will get to return home in time for his ninth birthday
 
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Abiyoyo : based on a South African lullaby and folk story
Alternative Names
헤이즈, 마이클

ヘイズ, マイケル

Languages
English (92)

Afrikaans (2)

Tswana (1)

Xhosa (1)

Sotho (1)

Zulu (1)

Covers
The gold CadillacThe history of countingJonathan and his mommyAbiyoyo returnsKevin and his dadThree wishesPedro and the monkeyThe hundredth name