WorldCat Identities

Polisar, Barry Louis

Overview
Works: 73 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 9,785 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Literature  Stories in rhyme  Ghost stories  Songs  Humor  Children's songs 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3566.O468, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Louis Polisar
Telling the story : a Passover Haggadah explained by Barry Louis Polisar( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the steps required during and the reasons behind each Passover ritual, presenting the English, Hebrew, and phonetic pronunciations of the holiday prayers that make up the Haggadot
The haunted house party by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the liveliest Halloween ever when real ghosts and goblins invade a little boys party
Peculiar zoo by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Dik-Diks to Zebus, Barry Louis Polisar has written a playful bestiary about some of the oddest creatures in the animal kingdom. ... It's a spirited collection of witty and thought-provoking poems ..."--Jacket
Don't do that! : a child's guide to bad manners, ridiculous rules, and inadequate etiquette by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous introduction to good manners and behavior in relation to home and school activities. Includes such topics as "Appropriate Ways to Torture Your Sister or Brother," "Rules for Scaring Your Grandparents," "Proper Ways to Play With Your Food," and "Taking Trips in the Car."
Insect soup : bug poems by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorously illustrated collection of funny and thought-provoking poems about insects
Curious creatures by Barry Louis Polisar( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorously illustrated collection of funny and thought-provoking poems about animals
The trouble with Ben by Barry Louis Polisar( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben's efforts to fit in with the other children bring him only trouble until he is able to accept himself for the bear that he really is
Stolen man : the story of the Amistad Rebellion by Barry Louis Polisar( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Uprooted from their homes and torn away from their families, the men in the hull of the Amistad are chained together. At home, Sengbe was a father and a husband. But now, to those who have captured him and taken him from Africa, he is just a slave. Sengbe manages to free himself and the others on board. They gain control of the ship--but will they be able to take control of their destiny?"--Author's Web site
Dinosaurs I have known by Barry Louis Polisar( )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous survey of the more obscure species of dinosaurs, describing the appearance and habits of such creatures as the Surfosaurus, Snifflesaurus, and Voluptuous Rex
A little less noise by Barry Louis Polisar( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Barry's best loved song lyrics accompanied by full-color drawings
Something fishy by Barry Louis Polisar( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorously illustrated collection of funny and thought-provoking poems about ocean creatures
Noises from under the rug : the Barry Louis Polisar songbook by Barry Louis Polisar( )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snake who was afraid of people by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo the snake's fear of humans proves well-founded when a boy takes him for his science project
Noise from under the rug. A songbook and more by Barry Louis Polisar( )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Snakes and the boy who was afraid of them by Barry Louis Polisar( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells something about fears that everybody has
Naughty songs for boys and girls by Barry Louis Polisar( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mischievous songs meant to be fun
We're not kidding! : a tribute to Barry Louis Polisar by Barry Louis Polisar( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indie musicians from around the world come together to pay tribute to children's music artist Barry Louis Polisar with a collection that includes sixty tracks
Barry's scrapbook : a window into art( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry guides some children in how to look at art ; learn and sing about it ; and creat art works with recyclables
Teacher's favorites by Barry Louis Polisar( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of songs about the school day
I eat kids : and other songs for rebellious children by Barry Louis Polisar( Recording )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Insect soup : bug poems
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The haunted house partyPeculiar zooDon't do that! : a child's guide to bad manners, ridiculous rules, and inadequate etiquetteInsect soup : bug poemsCurious creaturesThe trouble with BenStolen man : the story of the Amistad RebellionDinosaurs I have known
Alternative Names
Barry Louis Polisar

Languages
English (76)