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Kleven, Elisa

Overview
Works: 80 works in 235 publications in 7 languages and 29,712 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Music  Poetry  Big books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D7294, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisa Kleven
Abuela by Arthur Dorros( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"¿Y qué tal si los pájaros me alzaran y me llevaran volando por encima del parque? ¿Qué pasaría si yo volara? ¡Claro que ella vuela! Y lleva consigo a su abuela y nos narra, en español sazonado con algunas frases en inglés, este maravilloso viaje. Muchos de los lugares que visitan le recuerdan a la abuela el momento de su llegada a este país."--Publisher's description
A carousel tale by Elisa Kleven( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given the responsibility of taking care of his favorite carousel dog's tail during the winter, Ernst, the young blue crocodile, finds, as time goes by, that he cannot resist his own artistic urges
Hooray! A piñata! by Elisa Kleven( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she chooses a cute dog piñata for her birthday party, Clara pretends it is her pet and she doesn't want it to get broken
B is for Bethlehem : a Christmas alphabet by Isabel Wilner( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming verses introduce the letters of the alphabet and the events surrounding the birth of Jesus
Isla by Arthur Dorros( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her grandmother take an imaginary journey to the Caribbean island where her mother grew up and where some of her family still lives
De colores and other Latin-American folk songs for children( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marked by Kleven's exuberant art, this bilingual collection of 27 Latin American folk songs features simple arrangements for voice, piano, and guitar as well as suggestions for group sing-alongs and musical games
Diez deditos = Ten little fingers : & other play rhymes and action songs from Latin America by José Luis Orozco( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of simple songs and rhymes in Spanish and English with explanatory notes and directions in English
The puddle pail by Elisa Kleven( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his older green brother suggests that he collect things, Ernst, a young blue crocodile, comes up with an unusual choice: puddles
The paper princess by Elisa Kleven( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl makes a picture of a princess that comes to life and is carried off by the wind. Suggested level: junior
Welcome home, Mouse by Elisa Kleven( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley, who is very clumsy, accidentally smashes Mouse's house, then promises to try to make a new one
The lion and the little red bird by Elisa Kleven( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little bird discovers why the lion's tail changes color each day
The apple doll by Elisa Kleven( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzy is scared to start school, so she makes a doll out of an apple from her favorite tree to take with her on the first day and keep her company. Includes instructions for making an apple doll
Sun bread by Elisa Kleven( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone misses the sun, especially the baker, so she mixes some dough, then kneads and shapes it into a round, golden sun bread of her own. The wonderful bread not only stops the grumbling of everyone who eats but unfolds a chain of contentment that ultimately coaxes the real sun to come out. Includes the recipe for sun bread on back of book
A monster in the house by Elisa Kleven( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy listens to his new neighbor describe the monster that lives at her house, who screams when awakened, yells for food, spits up on everything, and sucks his toes
Our big home : an earth poem by Linda Glaser( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the water, air, soil, sky, sun, and more shared by all living creatures on Earth
Wish : wishing traditions around the world by Roseanne Thong( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take a tour of the many delightful ways children from cultures around the world help their wishes come true"--Jacket
Fiestas : a year of Latin American songs of celebration by José Luis Orozco( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of more than 20 songs and rhymes from Spanish-speaking countries. Some songs focus on holidays that are unique to Latin American culture while others are for fiestas celebrated around the world, including New Year's Day, Valentine's Day and more
The whole green world by Tony Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming story about planting some seeds
The paper princess finds her way by Elisa Kleven( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the girl who drew her grows older and no longer plays with her, a paper princess lets the wind carry her off to adventures which include a cat, a Christmas tree, butterflies, and a new home
Glasswings : a butterfly's story by Elisa Kleven( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the city, a butterfly with see-through wings makes friends with a ladybug, an ant, and a pigeon, and together they help flowers bloom and grow
 
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Abuela
Alternative Names
클레벤, 엘리사

클레븐, 엘리사

クレヴェン, エリサ

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A carousel taleHooray! A piñata!B is for Bethlehem : a Christmas alphabetIslaDe colores and other Latin-American folk songs for childrenDiez deditos = Ten little fingers : & other play rhymes and action songs from Latin AmericaThe puddle pailThe paper princess