WorldCat Identities

Hirsh, Michael 1948-

Works: 57 works in 140 publications in 4 languages and 9,604 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Science television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Hirsh
Little Bear( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's the best recipe for feeling better when you're under the weather? Chicken broth? Staying in bed? A hot cloth? Little Bear tries them all but finds out that having family and friends around is the best medicine
Babar, the movie( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Babar, King of the Elephants, in his spectacular, song-filled motion picture debut. It's high comedy and breathtaking adventure as Babar and an irresistible cast of jungle friends devise a plan to outwit Rataxes, rescue the future Queen Celeste, and win freedom for the peace-loving citizens of Elephantland
The Dish by Rob Sitch( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. This is how the biggest television event in history was almost not televised. Apollo 11 goes to the moon and the first step is to be televised around the globe. But right before the landing, the dish flatlines. It's up to the unconventional Aussie crew and the by-the-book NASA supervisor to work together to fix the dish before the landing occurs
The Care Bears movie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Way up high where the clouds and rainbows live, the Care Bears watch over the Earth and make sure everyone is kind and friendly to one another. So when they see an evil spirit trick a a lonely boy into helping make people mean, the Bear heroes jump into action! The come to the rescue with the animals from the Forest of Feelings, but it is going to take an awful lot of love to defeat the spirit's powerful spell
The Berenstain Bears. La famille Berenstain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother and Sister avoid Widder Jones's house while trick or treating because neigborhood lore has it that she is a witch. Mama knows better and tells the cubs what a sweet person she is
The Berenstain Bears fun lessons to learn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With help from Mama and Papa, Sister and Brother Bear learn simple life lessons about neglected schoolwork, being teased by peers, helping others, overly-full schedules and the responsibilities related to having pets
Berenstain Bears( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too-Tall and the gang amuse themselves at Sister's expense by warning her how hard third grade will be and how strict Teacher Jane is. Brother tries, unsuccessfully, to convince Sis not to worry. Mama reminisces about Sister starting kindergarten and reflects on how her daughter's feelings back then were exactly the same. Sure enough, when sister starts grade three she enjoys the new experience just like she did when she started kindergarten
The Berenstain Bears( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papa decides to take the cubs to the Bruin's cottage, but he is in such a hurry to go fishing, he forgot to plan ahead and pack everything they'll need for the fishing trip. They've forgotten quite a few things at the cottage, lifejackets, oars, sunhats, the fishing net, etc. So Papa goes up and down the stairs, wearing himself out. It's only when the cubs take it upons themselves to think ahead, make a list, and take everything they need with them that Papa can finally sit back and enjoy a day of fishing
Best of Pippi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pippi Longstocking has been a hero to generations of children for almost fifty years. Undeniably a classic, the animated series brings to life the wonderful books written by Astrid Lindgren. Join Pippi in her quirky and offbeat adventures that are always full of unexpected twists and turns!
Babar and Father Christmas by Jean de Brunhoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this delightful, animated holiday special, Babar travels to the North Pole to visit Father Christmas' toy shop and to save the holiday for Celesteville. Includes two Bonus Episodes highlighting core family values: 'A Child in the Snow' and 'The Gift'
Max & Ruby( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby wants to make an angel surprise cake with raspberry fluff icing for Grandma's birthday. Max wants to make Grandma an earthworm cake with red-hot marshmallow candies. After a few mishaps in the kitchen and a few trips to the grocery store, Grandma gets both!
Max & Ruby. Max & Ruby. Le souhait Noël de Max( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas is over and it's time to take the decorations down. Ruby is sad but realistic. Max doesn't want the feeling to end, so he confiscates the Christmas ornaments and creates a makeshift Christmas tree in Ruby's room so it can still be 'Christmas!'
Care Bears( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Care Bears are the sweetest and friendliest animals one could ever hope to meet. Living in the clouds in their own city of Care-a-lot, they come to Earth to help children
The magic school bus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Magic School Bus takes a dive, Wanda discovers that one of Ms. Frizzle's ancestors was Redbeard the Pirate and a treasure map leads the class to a coral reef where they learn first hand that life there is risky. In The Magic School Bus gets swamped, the class learns that swampland is an important habitat and natural water filter. In the Magic School Bus goes to Mussel Beach, the class learns about life along a shore
Pippi Longstocking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Longstocking docks in the village to pick up Pippi and take her with him to the South Seas. Annika and Tommy are given permission to go along and they all set sail for adventure on the high seas. Unbeknownst to the Captain and crew, Thunder Karlson and Bloom are castaways yet again in search of their fortunes. Unfortunately, they get very seasick and the fortune is not as easy to access as they had hoped
Christmas carols by Cedarmont Kids Singers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the holidays with this magical collection that includes 10 episodes of your favorite shows! Enjoy Franklin, The Berenstain Bears, George Shrinks, Elliot Moose and Timothy Goes to School on this DVD!
The great Canadian comic books by Michael Hirsh( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beetlejuice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beetlejuice is the name of a wild bug-eating ghost from the Neitherworld with a bad habit of acting stupid and a weakness for not working well with others. His best friend Lydia is a mortal who, despite being best friends, is consistently getting pranks pulled on her by Beetlejuice. Trapped in the Neitherworld, the only way Beetlejuice can visit the Outerworld (mortal world) is when his name is repeated three times, but unfortunately for him that is the same way to send him back
Tales from the cryptkeeper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready fright fans! All the shocks, scares and laughs continue, and as always leave you with something to think about by teaching you a lesson in his ghoulish way. Each new car-tomb provides thrills, chills and lessons when you watch
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Little Bear
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Hirsch, Michael, 1948-

The DishThe Berenstain Bears fun lessons to learn