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Cohen, Sheldon 1949-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 217 publications in 4 languages and 3,557 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Drama  Children's films  Short films  Computer animation films  Compilation television programs  Hockey stories  Biography 
Roles: Director, Illustrator, Producer, Author, Conductor, Film editor, Animator , Contributor
Classifications: PZ8.3.W6976, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheldon Cohen
The hockey sweater by Roch Carrier( Book )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the days of Roch's childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy's hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard's number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair like Richard. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Much to Roch's horror, he is sent the blue and white sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs, dreaded and hated foes to his beloved team. How can Roch face the other kids at the rink?
Bear snores on : --and more stories to celebrate the seasons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear snores on: All winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea, and make pop corn, all while Bear snores on. Waiting for wings: Butterflies bloom as delicately as flowers. A story of beginnings, middles and ends - eggs, caterpillars and then butterflies. Come on, rain!: Tess knows that the only good thing that can fix the endless summer heat, is a good soaking rainstorm. When it finally comes, there is shouting and dancing as everything comes to life
Kishka for Koppel by Aubrey Davis( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A magic meat grinder helps a poor Jewish couple learn a little gratitude after the three wishes it grants them go awry"--Unedited summary from book
The flying canoe by Roch Carrier( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

11-year old Baptiste, spending the winter at a logging camp, gets a chance to go back home by riding "la chasse-galerie" (the devil's canoe) through the sky
The longest home run by Roch Carrier( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The longest home run in the history of baseball was hit by a girl." So begins a baseball misadventure in the village of Ste. Justine. This time, a strange girl named Adeline shows up at the daisy field where Roch and his friends play baseball all summer. She proceeds to hit a towering home run, right through the window of the crankiest man in town. Adeline has other powers as well, which Roch and the boys discover at a magic show. But without the baseball, the game cannot go on. When Adeline literally disappears, who do you think has to get the ball back?
The boxing champion by Roch Carrier( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each spring, when the ice melts off the hockey rink, Roch gets a bloody nose in a boxing match against one of the many Cote brothers. Finally, one spring, Roch invests all of his savings in the Miracle Muscle exercisers
The basketball player by Roch Carrier( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Roch is off at boarding school for the first time, he is expected to play basketball to learn how to face life's challenges, but his fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors far worse than the basketball court. Away from home and off to a seminary boarding school for the first time, Roch finds he is expected to play basketball. It's seen as an important tool for facing life's challenges if he is "To go very far on the road of life." And so begins the latest in Roch's sports misadventures as fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors worse than those on the basketball court. It all leads to a surprise ending as he finds his own way of making his mark
From Book to Film : The animated classics of Sheldon Cohen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing words to life is his specialty. Sheldon Cohen is a multi-award-winning animator, director, and children's book illustrator. His animated films, based on short stories by acclaimed writers, include universal themes for everyone to enjoy. Roch Carrier's The Sweater about hockey hero "Rocket" Richard, has become a Canadian classic. Wilma Riley's controversial Pies shows how two neighbours are able to heal the wounds of prejudice over coffee. Snow Cat, by Dayal Kaur Khalsa, is a timeless tale where love endures in the face of loss, while her whimsical I Want a Dog applauds a child's ingenuity. This compilation video celebrates 30 years of Sheldon Cohen's work. Hosted by charismatic Quebec author Roch Carrier, From Book to Film is rich with anecdotes about the filmmaker and insight into his animation process. It includes a mini-documentary, plus added bonus features such as early archival interviews rarely seen, as well at the Artist at Work, a recipe for animating a story and a sing-along Karaoke. This 3-part film includes The Sweater (10 min 21 s), Snow Cat (14 min 37 s), I Want a Dog (10 min 9 s), Pies(12 min 14 s), Dreams Come True: A Sheldon Cohen Retrospective (13 min)
Le plus long circuit by Roch Carrier( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De passage à Sainte-Justine P.Q., Adéline frappe un circuit qui sidère les garçons de la place et brise la vitre du sergent Bouton. Tout s'explique, c'est une magicienne. Même si l'on ne retrouve pas tout à fait les qualités de "Le chandail de hockey", cet album n'en demeure pas moins un excellent ouvrage tant par le texte que l'illustration: les auteurs utilisent la même formule
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Maltin introduces each film in this collection of animated films from the National Film Board of Canada's library
I want a dog by David Verrall( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this charming animated story, young May wants a dog more than anything else in the world
Le joueur de basket-ball by Roch Carrier( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Away from home and off to a seminary boarding school for the first time, Roch finds he is expected to play basketball. It's seen as an important tool for facing life's challenges if he is "To go very far on the road of life". And so begins the latest in Roch's sports misadventures and fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors worse than those on the basketball court. It all leads to a surprise ending as hefinds his own way of making his mark
Un champion by Roch Carrier( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each spring, when the ice melts off the hockey rink, Roch gets a bloody nose in a boxing match against one of the many Cote brothers. Finally, one spring, Roch invests all of his savings in the Miracle Muscle exercisers
La chasse-galerie by Roch Carrier( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El jonrón más largo by Roch Carrier( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl tries to hit the longest home run in the history of baseball
From book to film : animated classics by Sheldon Cohen = Du livre au film : classiques animés de Sheldon Cohen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Roch Carrier's The sweater, in rural 1940s Québec, a boy is mortified when his mother orders him a new hockey sweater from a catalog, and due to a mix-up, he receives a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater instead of the sweater of his beloved Montreal Canadiens. Wilma Riley's controversial Pies shows how two neighbors are able to heal the wounds of prejudice over coffee. Snow Cat, by Dayal Kaur Khalsa, is a timeless tale where love endures in the face of loss, while her whimsical I want a dog applauds a child's ingenuity
Snow Cat( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One snowy afternoon, a grandmother mesmerizes her young grandchild with a moving tale of a lonely girl and an unforgettable magical cat made out of snow to be her companion, with one warning: the cat must never go inside Elsie's warm house. A wise and touching allegory about the nature of acceptance
The sweater : a childhood recollection by Roch Carrier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated version of a short story by Québec author Roch Carrier, set in the rural Québec of his boyhood years. Carrier recalls the passion for playing hockey which he shared with the other boys of his community. It was the time of Rocket Richard, the Canadiens hockey team's greatest star. A funny, poignant story animated in a style that evokes the period of the late 1940's
This sweater is for you! : celebrating the creative process in film and art : with the animator and illustrator of "The hockey sweater" by Sheldon Cohen( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare glimpse into an artist's mind, his toolbox, and the world of film animation The Sweater is one of the most beloved animated films of all time. Based on Roch Carrier's short story, also known as "The Hockey Sweater," the film recounts the most horrifying moment of the author's childhood. Sheldon Cohen adapted the story into animation and created a film that is as much about childhood emotions and the desire to fit in, as it is about hockey, the clash of cultures, and a harkening to bygone times. Now 30 years later, Sheldon delves into his notebooks, photographs, and memories to recreate the process he undertook to make The Sweater. He takes the reader on a journey back to Ste.'Justine, showing all of the places and people that inspired him. He also delves into his other films, book illustrations, and paintings over his 40'year career, and along the way he gives us rich insights into the creative process
The sweater( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this animated short, Roch Carrier recounts the most mortifying moment of his childhood. At a time when all his friends worshipped Maurice "Rocket" Richard and wore his number 9 Canadiens hockey jersey, he was mistakenly sent a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey from Eaton's. Unable to convince his mother to send it back, he must face his friends wearing the colours of the opposing team. This short film, based on the book The Hockey Sweater, is an NFB classic that appeals to hockey lovers of all ages
 
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The hockey sweater
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Kishka for KoppelThe flying canoeThe longest home runThe boxing championThe basketball playerLe plus long circuitLe joueur de basket-ballUn champion
Alternative Names
Sheldon Cohen Canadian illustrator and animator

Sheldon Cohen kanadischer Animator

Languages
English (97)

French (39)

Spanish (2)

German (1)