WorldCat Identities

Credle, Ellis 1902-1998

Overview
Works: 31 works in 108 publications in 2 languages and 3,591 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Short stories  Picture books  Dialect fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C861, 398.21
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ellis Credle
 
Most widely held works by Ellis Credle
Down, down the mountain by Ellis Credle( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hetty and her brother Hank want creaky, squeaky new shoes. In the Blue Ridge Mountains where they live there were no shoes of any kind, nor did they have any money. They plant and tend turnip to sell. Their adventures to, in, and from town and the things they bring home tell a lot about what's important
Tall tales from the high hills : and other stories by Ellis Credle( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty mountain folktales
Big fraid, little fraid, a folktale by Ellis Credle( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy torments his family with such tricks as tying knots in the ends of his father's trousers and nailing his brother's shoes to the floor, until one night, when dressed in a sheet to resemble a "fraid," he himself is frightened by a pursuing "little fraid."
Mexico, land of hidden treasure by Ellis Credle( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of historic and present-day Mexico, Grades 5-8
Big doin's on Razorback Ridge by Ellis Credle( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. President is coming to the opening of the new government built dam and the mountain folk are planning a big celebration, with a gift for the speaker and a prize for best entertainment. Two young girls really, really want to be included in the program
More favorite stories old and new for boys and girls by Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative group of stories selected by the director of the Child Study Association of America which combines the best of the classic literary heritage and the best of contemporary writers
Andy and the circus by Ellis Credle( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy starts out on his bicycle to try for a job at the circus but runs into complications on the way
Monkey see, monkey do by Ellis Credle( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family sends the monkey back when his imitations disrupt the household. However his absence proves disrupting also
Here comes the Showboat! by Ellis Credle( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher and Lucy have many adventures trying to write a song to win the contest sponsored by the Showboat
The flop-eared hound by Ellis Credle( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1945 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Afro-American boy is threatened with the loss of the homeless, but mischievous dog that has become his pet
My pet Peepelo by Ellis Credle( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Mexican boy raises a baby turkey to take to market but when the time comes he cannot bear to part with his pet, not for any of the fine things at the market. Illustrated with photographs taken in Mexico, with a Mexican cast." Publishers' weekly
Little Jeemes Henry by Ellis Credle( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Henry wants to go to the circus, but it costs fifty cents, and he doesn't have the money. He tries to think of different ways to earn it, and eventually gets to go. When he gets there a big surprise awaits him
Little pest Pico by Ellis Credle( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Mexican boy with no ear for music has little hope of being in the band that is to welcome the President at the station until he acquires a parrot that can whistle the entire national anthem
The adventures of Tittletom by Ellis Credle( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny and his mule by Ellis Credle( Book )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the cotton patch by Ellis Credle( Book )

5 editions published between 1935 and 1949 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master's children and the field hand's children play and get into trouble together on a Southern plantation
Posey and the peddler by Maud Lindsay( Book )

2 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peddler John makes his way to the mountain settlement of Gunthrie's Mill in the Deep South where he meets nine-year-old Posey Tucker, an invalid who makes quilts. She decides to make one for the peddler, and it is delivered to him at the County Hospital where he is recovering from a wagon accident. The hospital staff is so impressed with her quilt and moved by her story that they send a doctor out to Gunthrie's Mill to examine her. Finally, she is restored to health once more
Caleb's luck by Laura Benét( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pig-o-wee; the story of a skinny mountain pig by Ellis Credle( Book )

5 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of Pig-o-wee, a skinny Blue Ridge Mountain pig. But it also concerns Lem, and Lem's Mammy and Pappy, and their great longing for the tune box that sat on the storekeeper's counter ... There wasn't anything around the cabin that could be spared for trading, except Pig-o-wee. ... Pig-o-wee brought Lem and his family their heart's desire and won their favor and Granny's and Fiddler John's besides."--Jacket
Pepe and the parrot by Ellis Credle( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Credle, E. 1902-1998

Ellis Credle American artist

Ellis Credle Amerikaans schrijfster (1902-1998)

Ellis Credle amerikansk författare

Ellis Credle amerikansk skribent

Townsend, Ellis Credle 1902-1998

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