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Dial Press

Overview
Works: 68 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 24,836 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Dictionaries  History  Romance fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Bildungsromans  Big books  Love stories 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
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Most widely held works about Dial Press
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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 4,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,630 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 2,308 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 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The numbers one through ten in Swahili accompany two-page illustrations of various aspects of East African life
Frederic Remington's own West by Frederic Remington( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great western artist's eyewitness accounts of his adventures on the frontier
The island of the skog by Steven Kellogg( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenny and her mouse friends, in search of a peaceful place to live, come to the islan dof the Skog, who seems a more terrible threat than city cats and dogs
Song of the trees by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1,484 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 1,456 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 1,157 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 991 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 Amy Ehrlich( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The seasons of time : tanka poetry of ancient Japan by Virginia Olsen Baron( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin & Tulip by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bullying Tulip attacks meek Benjamin once too often and is startled to be flattened by Benjamin and his large watermelon
Benjie on his own by Joan M Lexau( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 527 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 468 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
Animal IQ : the human side of animals by Vance Packard( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma's holidays : (some are known, and some are not, for some the calendar forgot) by Doris Orgel( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 204 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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana and other stories 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."--Jacket
The second oldest profession by Robert Sylvester( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
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English (32)

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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditionsJambo means hello : Swahili alphabet bookThe island of the skogSong of the trees