WorldCat Identities

Politi, Leo 1908-1996

Overview
Works: 85 works in 241 publications in 4 languages and 18,621 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Illustrator, Dedicator
Classifications: PZ7.P753, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo Politi
Song of the swallows by Leo Politi( Book )
43 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sad when the swallows leave for the winter, young Juan prepares to welcome them back to the old California Mission at Capistrano on St. Joseph's Day the next spring
The Columbus story by Alice Dalgliesh( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Events in the life of Columbus, the Admiral, including his efforts to obtain ships and money to sail to the West, his first voyage, and his discovery of the New World
Pedro : the angel of Olvera street by Leo Politi( Book )
14 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little Pedro, who sings like an angel, is allowed to lead the Christmas procession, known as La Posada, through the old Mexican section of downtown Los Angeles
Juanita by Leo Politi( Book )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juanita takes the dove she received for her fourth birthday to the Old Mission Church for the blessing of the animals
Three stalks of corn by Leo Politi( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Angelica's grandmother explains the legends and uses of corn, the three tall stalks in the garden take on new significance
Moy Moy by Leo Politi( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little Chinese girl in Los Angeles participates in the celebration of the Chinese New Year
Little Leo by Leo Politi( Book )
7 editions published between 1951 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his family sells its California ranch and returns to Italy, a little boy wears his Indian chief suit on the trip and in the Italian village where he makes a great hit with all the children
Rosa by Leo Politi( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and Spanish and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas, Rosa receives an even finer present than the doll she had hoped for
Saint Francis and the animals by Leo Politi( Book )
5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of St. Francis' friendship with various animals--birds, a little hare, doves, a pheasant, a fish, a lamb, and the wolf of Gubbio
The mission bell by Leo Politi( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Father Serra and the Indian boy who accompanies him on his journeys watch their dream come true as the missions are built in California
Emmet by Leo Politi( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emmet, the dog, was considered a neighborhood nuisance until his alert and brave action made him a neighborhood hero
The butterflies come by Leo Politi( Book )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1964 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl visits the butterfly trees near her home on the Monterey Peninsula, where the monarch butterflies spend the winter, and learns about past and present butterfly celebrations in California
Looking-for-something : the story of a stray burro of Ecuador by Ann Nolan Clark( Book )
5 editions published between 1952 and 1961 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little burro searches for his own place
Lorenzo, the naughty parrot by Tony Johnston( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorenzo, a cookie-loving parrot who lives in Mexico, gets into lots of trouble trying to help his human family
The nicest gift by Leo Politi( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little boy living in a Los Angeles barrio is desolate when Christmas Day arrives and his lost dog still hasn't been found
Angelo, the naughty one by Helen Garrett( Book )
14 editions published between 1944 and 1972 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angelo was afraid of water until he learned that brave soldiers bathe
The noble doll by Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As her mistress becomes poorer, a little Mexican girl seeking a way to help takes their last valuable possession to pray before the statue of Saint Francis
A boat for Peppe by Leo Politi( Book )
7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peppe, a Sicilian boy, lives on the California coast where his father is a fisherman and the festival for their patron saint, Rosalia, is a joyous occasion
Mr. Fong's toy shop by Leo Politi( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A toymaker and his young friends prepare a shadow puppet play for the Moon Festival in Chinatown in Los Angeles
Piccolo's prank by Leo Politi( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Los Angeles organ man's monkey likes the city, especially the cable car ride up the hill to his house, until one day he crawls under the cable car and has to be rescued by the firemen
 
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Alternative Names
Leo Politi
Languages
English (154)
Japanese (3)
Spanish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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