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Horelick, Steve

Overview
Works: 32 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 2,741 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Motion pictures  Drama  Educational television programs  Children's films  Fiction  Folklore  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Horelick
Reading rainbow songs by Steve Horelick( Recording )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gathering of the wonderful tunes from the Reading rainbow show
Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of a tale from the Nandi people of Kenya, Verna Aardema's Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain. Host LeVar Burton also plans a fun-filled day around rainy weather, including an aerial charge of a thunderstorm and puddle-hopping
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight
Paul Bunyan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? Who dug the Great Lakes? Who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, Paul Bunyan, of course, America's finest, fastest, funniest lumberman and favorite tall-tale hero
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash, by Trinka Hakes Noble. Host LeVar Burton also visits an exotic pet shop, a farm, and a livestock fair
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of an old Chinese legend, Liang and the magic paintbrush, by Demi. Host LeVar Burton participates in a lion dance in New York City's Chinatown and explores computer art
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorne Green reads "Ox-cart man" by Donald Hall, a story of family life in 19th century New England, and host LeVar Buton visits Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a hands-on living museum. The books reviewed are "Round trip" by Ann Jonas, "A winter place" by Ruth Yaffe Radin, and "Wagon wheels" by Barbara Brenner
The Piggy in the puddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar Burton intoduces the art of claymation and participates in creating a production of "The Piggy in the puddle" by Charlotte Pomerantz. Also includes booktalks about "This house is made of mud" by Ken Buchanan, "The Hippopotamus song" by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, and "Oink" by Arthur Geisert
Dive to the coral reefs and the magic schoolbus: inside the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The featured book "Dive to the coral reefs" written by Elizabeth Taynton, Paul Erickson and Les Kaufman, describes the formation of a coral reef and the many plants and animals that live in and around these underwater communities. Host, LeVar Burton scuba dives in the coral reefs off the Florida Keys where he encounters tropical fish and a variety of fascinating coral. Viewers will also meet a "reef doctor" who restores life to damaged reefs by transplanting living coral. Featured books are "How to hide an octopus & other sea creatures" by Ruth Heller ; "I can be an oceanographer" ; and "Creatures of the sea" by John Christopher Fine
Fox on the job( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fox on the job" by James Marshall is the story of a lazy fox who has a hard time finding the perfect job. Host LeVar Burton goes to work on some household chores. Reviewed books are "Pig Pig gets a job" by David McPhail, "Music, music for everyone" by Vera B. Williams, "Helping out" by George Ancona
The bicycle man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeVar Burton explores the world of wheels and tries to see how they keep us all rolling along
The life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Feldon reads the featured book, The Lifecycle of the honeybee, by Paula Z. Hogan. This book illustrates how bees make honey. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive. Featured book reviews are 'The Reason for a flower, ' written by Ruth Heller, 'The Lady and the spider, ' written by Faith McNulty, and 'Going buggy, ' written by Peter and Connie Roop
Three by the sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As host LeVar Burton strolls on the beach reading Edward Marshall's Three by the sea, he learns that stories can be created out of the sea, the sand, and one's imagination
Tight times by Barbara Shook Hazen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Tight times, written by Barbara Shook Hazen. Host LeVar Burton also shows how children can have a good time without expense, such as by visiting their public library
Regina's big mistake( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When told to draw a jungle in art class, Regina experiences feelings of failure and creative insecurity, but manages to create a beautiful picture that's all her own. Other segments deal with self-expression and the hidden artist in everyone
The purple coat( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Gilford reads the featured book by Amy Hest The purple coat. Host LeVar Burton visits the New York garment district and has a coat made specially for him. Viewers also visit the Fashion Institute of Technology where they explore the world of design. Reviewed books are Pablo Picasso by Ibi Lepscky, How a book is made by Aliki and Goat in the rug by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link
The Gift of the sacred dog by Paul Goble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A folktale about a boy who brought the gift of horses to his people. Also a powwow at the Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Montana
Bea and Mr. Jones by Amy Schwartz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Bea and Mr. Jones, by Amy Schwartz. Host LeVar Burton fantasizes about what it would be like to trade places with someone else
Barn dance!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fox on the job" by James Marshall is the story of a lazy fox who has a hard time finding the perfect job. Host LeVar Burton goes to work on some household chores. Reviewed books are "Pig Pig gets a job" by David McPhail, "Music, music for everyone" by Vera B. Williams, "Helping out" by George Ancona
 
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