WorldCat Identities

Tehon, Atha

Overview
Works: 119 works in 138 publications in 1 language and 30,315 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Fairy tales  Folklore  Folk literature  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Pastoral poetry  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Book designer, Typographer, Designer, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Atha Tehon
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 3,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 3,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
Snow-White and the seven dwarfs by Jacob Grimm( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony
The judge : an untrue tale by Harve Zemach( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skeptical judge discovers that the five people he had put in jail were telling the truth after all
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Caleb & Kate by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caleb finds himself transformed into a dog and is unable to tell his wife his true identity, he decides to become her companion
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
The three wishes : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, the milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter
The story of Hanukkah by Amy Ehrlich( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Biblical story that is celebrated in the feast of Hanukkah
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire to see other parts of the world
Forest of dreams by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child praises God for the beauty of nature
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 851 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
Hansel and Gretel by Jacob Grimm( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch. A retelling of the Grimm fairy tale set in Africa
King Grisly-Beard by Jacob Grimm( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door
Tell me a Mitzi by Lore Groszmann Segal( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three household adventures in the life of Mitzi include an intended trip to grandmother's, sharing a family cold, and reversing the President's motorcade
The Zabajaba Jungle by William Steig( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard penetrates the mysterious Zabajaba Jungle where odd adventures await him, from carnivorous flowers to a petrified monster
Benjamin & Tulip by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bullying Tulip attacks meek Benjamin once too often and is startled to be flattened by Benjamin and his large watermelon
The four questions by Ori Sherman( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the meaning of Passover by explicating the symbolism of the Seder and the four questions
 
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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
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Ashanti to Zulu : African traditionsBrother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief SeattleSnow-White and the seven dwarfsThe judge : an untrue taleThe midnight farmCaleb & KateThe three wishes : an old storyMazel and Shlimazel : or, the milk of a lioness
Languages
English (31)