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Dial Press

Overview
Works: 53 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 21,503 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Dictionaries  Picture books  Fairy tales  Toy and movable books  Comic books, strips, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, [E]
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Most widely held works about Dial Press
 
Most widely held works by Dial Press
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
Jambo means hello : Swahili alphabet book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a word, with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom
Moja means one : Swahili counting book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers one through ten in Swahili accompany two-page illustrations of various aspects of East African life
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression, a rural Black family deeply attached to the forest on their land tries to save it from being cut down by an unscrupulous white man
Tell the wolves I'm home : a novel by Carol Rifka Brunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1987, and only one person has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus -- her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn's company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak about, June's world is turned upside down. But Finn's death brings a surprise acquaintance into June's life -- someone who will help her to heal, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, her family, and even her own heart
Fish for supper by M. B Goffstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Grandmother's typical day of fishing
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny girl no bigger than a thumb is stolen by a great ugly toad and subsequently has many adventures and makes many animal friends, before finding the perfect mate in a warm and beautiful southern land
The seasons of time : tanka poetry of ancient Japan by Virginia Olsen Baron( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin & Tulip by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin is at a loss in handling Tulip's constant bullying
Benjie on his own by Joan M Lexau( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his grandmother becomes quite ill, young Benjie discovers that the people in his big city neighborhood can be friendly and helpful after all
Abdul by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old mother camel's new baby, Abdul, is a strange looking creature that causes his owner all sorts of problems
Gustav the gourmet giant by LouAnn Bigge Gaeddert( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High in his castle in the Alps, with his eighty-seven servants kidnapped from all over the world, Gustav the gourmet giant decides to try a rare new food--boy
Grandma's holidays : (some are known, and some are not, for some the calendar forgot) by Doris Adelberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about many different holidays describe the spirit of these days through the eyes of a child
The apple of the eye by Glenway Wescott( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana : opera in one act by Giovanni Verga( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new translation of the stories of Giovanni Verga, the greatest Italian short-story writer since Boccaccio." "Born in 1840 into a well-to-do Sicilian family, in the 1870s Verga became an active observer and habitue of Milanese salon society, but eventually found in the everyday lives of Sicilian peasants the inspiration for his finest narratives. Love, adultery and honour are recurring themes in stories set against the scorched landscapes of the slopes of Mount Etna and the Plain of Catania."--BOOK JACKET
Dial Souvenir sampler, 1964 by Dial Press( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to bondage by Barbara Blackburn( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moon Harvest by Giuseppe Cautela( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditionsJambo means hello : Swahili alphabet bookSong of the trees