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Wallerstein, Warren

Overview
Works: 21 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 35,086 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Bildungsromans  Picture puzzles  Stories, plots, etc  Big books 
Roles: Book producer, pmn, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Warren Wallerstein
Smoky night by Eve Bunting( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel and his mother look out of their window at the smoky night below. There are looters on the street, fires in the distance. Daniel clutches his cat, Jasmine. But later, when they're forced to leave the apartment building, Jasmine can't be found. Mrs. Kim's cat is missing too. Where are they? They can't be with each other. Those cats don't get along ... This story is about cats and people who couldn't get along until a night of rioting brings them together. Winner of Caldecott medal, 1995
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 4,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit, and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun
Working cotton by Sherley Anne Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California
Aïda by Leontyne Price( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Verdi's opera in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Appalachia : the voices of sleeping birds by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations explore the countryside and people of Appalachia
Sky dogs by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young motherless boy in a tribe of Blackfeet Indians is present when his people see horses for the first time and are changed forever
Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship
Who is the beast? by Keith Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tiger suspects he is the beast the jungle animals are fleeing from, he returns to them and points out their similarities
Hide and snake by Keith Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play hide and seek with a snake
Swan lake by Margot Fonteyn( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet
Meet the orchestra by Ann Hayes( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the features, sounds and role of each musical instrument in the orchestra
In for winter, out for spring by Arnold Adoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of poems, told from the perspective of a young girl, celebrates family life throughout the yearly cycle of seasons
Close your eyes by Jean Marzollo( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lullaby interspersed with illustrations of a father's efforts to put his reluctant child to bed
Wings by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Daedalus, the Greek master craftsman, who murdered his nephew because of envy, fled to Crete, and then, with his son, tried to fly away from Crete like a bird
How the Manx cat lost its tail by Janet Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of how the Manx cat lost its tail in the door of Noah's ark
King Midas and the golden touch by Kathryn Hewitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A king who wishes for the golden touch is faced with its unfortunate consequences
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Smoky night
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English (26)

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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African taleAshanti to Zulu : African traditionsRaven : a trickster tale from the Pacific NorthwestWorking cottonAïdaAppalachia : the voices of sleeping birdsPish, posh, said Hieronymus BoschWho is the beast?