WorldCat Identities

Bernhard, Durga

Overview
Works: 38 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 12,405 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  History  Lift-the-flap books  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.K9854, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Durga Bernhard
Trouble by Jane Kurtz( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional Eritrean tale in which a young goatherd disobeys his father by inadvertently trading away the board game that was supposed to keep him out of trouble
Happy New Year! by Emery Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins of New Year traditions and ways in which the coming of the new year is celebrated around the world. From ancient to modern times, celebrations & rituals connected with the New Year are presented
Reindeer by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describe how reindeer migrate in large herds, going north in the spring to their feeding grounds on the tundra and returning south in the fall
A ride on mother's back : a day of baby-carrying around the world by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the ways in which people from a variety of cultures carry their young ones, and describes what children see and learn as they are carried
Salamanders by Emery Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salamanders, their habitats, life cycles, how they hunt for food, what they eat, which animals prey upon them, and why they were once considered magical
Eagles : lions of the sky by Emery Bernhard( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various aspects of eagles including courtship, mating, nest building, enemies, and the symbolisms attached to them
Ladybug by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pictures introduce the familiar ladybug, consumer of aphids and scale insects and purported carrier of good luck
Prairie dogs by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, social behavior, and reputation as a pest of this grassland rodent
How Snowshoe Hare rescued the sun : a tale from the Arctic by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the demons who live under the earth steal the sun leaving the tundra in darkness, the animals send Bear, Wolf, and finally Snowshoe Hare to bring it back
Dragonfly by Emery Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, life cycle, natural environment, and relationship to humans of the dragonfly, considered to be among the most beautiful insects in the world
Spotted Eagle & Black Crow : a Lakota legend by Emery Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrayed by his brother and left to die, the Lakota warrior Spotted Eagle survives with the help of the Wanblee, his winged brothers the eagles
Earth, sky, wet, dry : a book of nature opposites by Durga Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a variety of animals and plants, grouping them in such contrasting categories as spring and fall, inside and outside, and big and small
The tree that rains : the flood myth of the Huichol Indians of Mexico by Emery Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Great-Grandmother Earth, Watakame, a hard-working Indian, survives a great flood and begins a new life. With the help of Great-Grandmother Earth, Watakame, a hard-working Indian, survives a great flood and begins a new life. The tree is a great fig that releases gentle rains upon the new fields and is said to stand today near Lake Chapola in central Mexico
While you are sleeping : a lift-the-flap book of time around the world by Durga Bernhard( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very simple look at how when it is day in one part of the world, it may be night in another place
To & fro, fast & slow by Durga Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl who is shuttled between the homes of her divorced parents observes such opposites as "over, under," "rainy, sunny," and "full & empty."
The girl who wanted to hunt : a Siberian tale by Emery Bernhard( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl uses her skills as a hunter to avenge her father's death and to escape her evil stepmother
Alphabeasts : a hide & seek alphabet book by Durga Bernhard( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical introduction to the ways in which real and imaginary animals might use camouflage, from ape to zebra fish
What's Maggie up to? by Durga Bernhard( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children in an apartment house wonder what the wandering cat Maggie is up to when she changes her behavior and disappears into the attic for days
The dreidel that wouldn't spin : a toyshop tale of Hanukkah by Martha Seif Simpson( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart
Green Bible stories for children by Tami Lehman-Wilzig( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Bible stories from the creation to the battles of Joshua with an emphasis on their environmental aspects, and suggests related crafts, recipes, and other activities
 
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Alternative Names
Bernhard, Durga Yael

버나드, 더가

번하드, 더가

バーナード, ドゥルガ

Languages
English (40)

Covers
Happy New Year!ReindeerA ride on mother's back : a day of baby-carrying around the worldSalamandersEagles : lions of the skyPrairie dogsHow Snowshoe Hare rescued the sun : a tale from the ArcticDragonfly