WorldCat Identities

Melmed, Laura Krauss

Overview
Works: 33 works in 151 publications in 5 languages and 14,661 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Poetry  Picture books  Children's films  Board books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.M5214, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura Krauss Melmed
I love you as much-- by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of mothers tell their children how much they love them
The rainbabies by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the moon gives twelve tiny babies to a childless couple, the new parents take great care of their charges and eventually receive an unexpected reward
This first Thanksgiving Day : a counting story by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve short poems that combine counting with the story of the first Thanksgiving
Little Oh by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Arabic and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother tells her son the story of Little Oh, a girl made of paper who becomes separated from her human mother
Capital! : Washington D.C. from A to Z by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and illustrations present the sights of Washington, D.C., from A to Z
Fright night flight by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her way to Halloween trick-or-treating, a witch makes room on her broom for a group of fiendish friends
Moishe's miracle : a Hanukkah story by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moishe, a milkman who is kind to everyone in his poor village of Wishniak, receives a magic frying pan that produces an unlimited supply of delicious Hanukkah latkes
The first song ever sung by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal and human friends provide lyrical answers to a young boy's musical query
Hurry! Hurry! Have you heard? by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small bird, her heart filled with love, hurries from her perch above the manger to spread the news to creatures of the field and forest that a child, to whom all are precious, has been born
Jumbo's lullaby by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother elephant sings to her baby of the dreams of other animals, hoping to get her own little one to sleep. Includes information about Jumbo the elephant brought from London to America by P.T. Barnum
Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short verses describe symbols, foods, and family fun associated with the festival of Hanukkah. Includes facts about the history and traditions
A hug goes around by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the course of a busy day, family members continue to share a hug by passing it on to others
Prince Nautilus by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fisherman's two daughters, one vain and lazy, the other generous and brave, set out to help a prince who has been imprisoned in a seashell
New York, New York! : the Big Apple from A to Z by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to New York City, the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the crossroads of the world! This city has something to offer everyone, from A to Z. Come visit the American Museum of Natural History and see prehistoric Animals, get a Bird's-eye view of the Brooklyn Bridge, and Check out Central Park in this alphabetical tour from best-selling duo Laura Krauss Melmed and Frane Lessac, who brought us Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z. Fascinating details about the many neighborhoods and historic places of New York City accompany Melmed's lively, informative verse, and Lessac's vibrant folk-art paintings capture the essence of this unique and rich place that was once called the melting pot of America
The Marvelous Market on Mermaid by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Gran's store and the goings-on there in humorous, cumulative fashion. This is the yellow bird who sings each time the doorbell ting-a-lings when someone opens up the door- the sky blue door on Grandma's store, the Marvelous Market on Mermaid. And a marvelous market it is indeed, with all the hustle and bustle of an old-fashioned corner store, the cozy warmth and goodwill of a store-keeping grandma, and the hilarious pandemonium of a cat and mouse chase. Laura Krauss Melmed's spirited verse begs to be read aloud, and Maryann Kovalski's illustrations shine with the fun of this rollicking tale
Heart of Texas : a Lone Star ABC by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the letters of the alphabet through rhyming text, illustrations, and facts about the sights and symbols of Texas
My love will be with you by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of fathers tell their children how much they love them
Before we met by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In simple, rhyming text, a mother expresses her love to her unborn child
The rainbabies by Laura Krauss Melmed( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the moon gives twelve babies to a childless couple, the new parents takes good care of their charges and eventually receive an unexpected reward
The rainbabies by Laura Krauss Melmed( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The moon presents a childless couple with twelve tiny babies, each no bigger than a person's big toe. The new parents take care of the babies with tenderness and love, sometimes risking their own lives in the face of tremendous adversity to keep the babies safe. In the end they are rewarded with their heart's desire--a real child to cherish forever."--Container
 
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The rainbabiesThis first Thanksgiving Day : a counting storyLittle OhCapital! : Washington D.C. from A to ZFright night flightMoishe's miracle : a Hanukkah storyThe first song ever sungHurry! Hurry! Have you heard?