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Shapiro, Irwin 1911-1981

Overview
Works: 186 works in 328 publications in 1 language and 10,494 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.1.S52, 639.28
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Most widely held works about Irwin Shapiro
 
Most widely held works by Irwin Shapiro
The story of Yankee whaling by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1965 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a history of whaling in New England
Heroes in American folklore by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five heroes whose stories are told are Casey Jones, Joe Magarac, John Henry, Steamboat Bill, and Old Stormalong. Grades 5-8
The golden book of America; stories from our country's past by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of America from the age of discovery to the dawn of the air age. Included are accounts of such topics as explorers, Indians, Famous men and women, sailing ships, country stores and dime novels
The golden book of the Renaissance by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many colored paintings illustrate this account of a vivid period in world history
Yankee thunder; the legendary life of Davy Crockett by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grades 6-9
Twice upon a time by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering writer finds trouble in the kingdom of Gib-Gib where the king wants everything twice as big, twice as much, or twice as long as anywhere else in the world
The hungry ghost mystery by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evidence of a ghost in their new house seems conclusive until two boys discover something else in an old graveyard
Tall tales of America by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall tales of Pecos Bill, Anthony and the Mossbunker, Old Stormalong, Johnny Appleseed, Davy Crockett, Sam Patch, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Joe Magarac
Smokey Bear's camping book by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smokey Bear discusses safety and camping tips, forest lore, and outdoor fun for campers
Paul Bunyan tricks a dragon by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how Paul Bunyan saved his pancakes from a dragon
The gift of magic sleep : early experiments in anesthesia by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the discovery of anesthesia in the mid-19th century discussing the contributions of the four men most directly responsible, Crawford W. Long, Horace Wells, William Morton, and Charles Jackson
Willie's whizmobile by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of his roller skates is hopelessly damaged, Willie uses the other to invent a device with which he can still win a race at the fair
Tenggren's golden tales from the Arabian nights by Gustaf Tenggren( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated retellings of ten stories of Scheherazade, along with the legend of how they came to be told
Darwin and the enchanted isles by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events leading to Darwin's voyage on the Beagle and the subsequent theories on evolution he posed based mainly on observations made on the Galapagos Islands
The Universal history of the world( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Magarac and his U.S.A. citizen papers by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1979 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tale of the Hungarian-born hero of the western Pennsylvania steel mills who could make steel rails bare-fingered
Dan McCann and his fast sooner hound by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits the dog's speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball
Sam Patch, champion jumper by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jumpy Rhode Island boy leaps his way to fame and then disappears in an amazing jump right through the earth
John Henry and the double jointed steam-drill by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Henry is a black man from the Black River Country. He left the country to travel to New Orleans in hopes of finding a job. While in New Orleans he marries Pollie Ann and becomes a master at using the steam drill. He ran the steam drill right into the ground by the end of the story
The golden book of California from the days of the Spanish explorers to the present by Irwin Shapiro( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tenggren's golden tales from the Arabian nights
Alternative Names
Irwin Shapiro American writer and translator

Shapiro, I. 1911-1981

Languages
English (85)

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