WorldCat Identities

Petersham, Miska 1888-1960

Overview
Works: 222 works in 804 publications in 16 languages and 23,635 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Biography  Nursery rhymes  Art  Illustrated works  Fairy tales  Short stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.3.P447, 398.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Miska Petersham
The rooster crows : a book of American rhymes and jingles by Maud Petersham( Book )

37 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 4,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rootabaga stories by Carl Sandburg( Book )

48 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Sandburg's fanciful, humorous tales peopled with such characters as the Potato Face Blind Man, the Blue Wind Boy, and many others
The Christ child, as told by Matthew and Luke by Maud Petersham( Book )

10 editions published between 1931 and 1955 in English and German and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passages from the King James edition recounting Christ's nativity and childhood are illustrated to show how Palestine and Egypt may have looked 2000 years ago
The circus baby by Maud Petersham( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antics of Baby Elephant as his mother tries to teach him to eat with a spoon at the clown family's dining table
Told under the Christmas tree : an umbrella book by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1962 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems based on Christmas and Hanukkah
The box with red wheels, a picture book by Maud Petersham( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1986 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barnyard animals were curious to find out what was in the box with red wheels. Their surprising discovery was as much a revelation to them as it was to the occupant of the box with red wheels
The poppy seed cakes by Margery Clark( Book )

17 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of nursery tales about immigrant children Andrewshek, who gets distracted from his aunt's directions, and Erminka, who loves the red topped boots which are too large for her
An American ABC by Maud Petersham( Book )

21 editions published between 1941 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an alphabet of illustrations of the American spirit from its history, biography and legends
America's stamps; the story of one hundred years of U.S. postage stamps by Maud Petersham( Book )

13 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories behind various stamps from colonial times to the 1940s are capsule history lessons about the United States
The silver mace : a story of Williamsburg by Maud Petersham( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the important seat of government of the Virginia colony, presenting its townspeople, shops, and public buildings, and the colonists who met at Raleigh Tavern to determine the future of Virginia and America
Story of the Presidents of the United States of America by Maud Petersham( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in 11 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short biographies, for children, of Presidents Washington through Eisenhower
Joseph and his brothers, from the story told in the book of Genesis by Maud Petersham( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1969 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Bible story of Joseph, victim of jealous older brothers, who, by his ability to interpret dreams, made a place for himself in the land of Egypt
Ruth; from the story told in the book of Ruth by Maud Petersham( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Old Testament tale of Ruth who, when her husband died, returned with her mother-in-law to Bethlehem to work in the fields of Boaz
David : from the story told in the First Book of Samuel and the First Book of Kings by Maud Petersham( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1967 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of King David who rose from a humble shepherd boy to become the favorite of King Saul. David succeeded Saul to become one of the great kings of Israel, a mighty warrior and spiritual leader of his people
Moses, from the story told in the Old Testament by Maud Petersham( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Bible story of Moses, who was hidden from the Egyptians as a baby, and who led his people across the Red Sea and into the wilderness in search of the Promised Land
Tales told in Holland by Olive Beaupr Miller( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection consists of stories with a few translations from the greatest Dutch poets and a few old Dutch nursery rhymes
Nursery friends from France by Olive Beaupr Miller( Book )

10 editions published between 1925 and 1954 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

107 French nursery rhymes or "chansons," some with their traditional music, selected to present French culture and history to children, illustrated in the manner of various French portraits and other French art
Susannah, the pioneer cow by Miriam E Mason( Book )

6 editions published between 1941 and 1953 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susannah, her calves Rosy and Posy, and all the other animals accompany Farmer Wayne's family when they travel by covered wagon from Virginia to the Middle West. Grades 2-4
A bird in the hand : sayings from Poor Richard's almanack by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1956 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of the "Sayings of Poor Richard" together with a brief biography of Benjamin Franklin and information about his "Almanack."
The story book of corn by Maud Petersham( Book )

22 editions published between 1935 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The rooster crows : a book of American rhymes and jingles
Alternative Names
Petrezselyem Mihly 1888-1960

ピーターシャム, ミスカ

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