WorldCat Identities

Zimmer, Dirk

Overview
Works: 66 works in 204 publications in 4 languages and 22,253 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Short stories  Legends  Poetry  Fairy tales  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, Photographer
Classifications: PZ8.1.S399, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dirk Zimmer
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories by Alvin Schwartz( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries
Bony-legs by Joanna Cole( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and French and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrible witch vows to eat her for supper, a little girl escapes with the help of a mirror and comb given to her by the witch's cat and dog
Seven spiders spinning by Gregory Maguire( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven prehistoric spiders that had been trapped in ice for thousands of years bring excitement to rural Vermont and briefly unite two rival clubs at a local elementary school
Weird wolf by Margery Cuyler( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry Walpole discovers he is a werewolf, his attempts to break the curse are unsuccessful until he is aided by his pushy friend Abby
The Naked bear : folktales of the Iroquois( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen traditional tales told by the Iroquois Indians, some featuring talking animals and some presenting terrifying flesh-eating creatures such as the Naked Bear, the Stone Coat, and the Whirlwinds
Esteban and the ghost by Sibyl Hancock( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esteban, a merry Spanish tinker, spends All Hallows' Eve in a haunted castle and helps a ghost win his way into heaven
The sky is full of song by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poems celebrating the seasons
Ma and Pa Dracula by Ann M Martin( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced he leads a normal life, sleeping during the day and waking at night to do lessons and play while his parents work at the blood bank, nine-year-old Jonathan is astounded when he accidentally discovers how other people live and the real nature of his parents' work
The moonbow of Mr. B. Bones by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new boy in a small mountain village tries to discredit the old peddler who sells magic jars of sundrops, moonbows, and the like; but though he drives the old man away, something remarkable does happen in the sky
The one that got away by Percival Everett( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cowhands chase and corral ones in this zany book about the Wild West
The great turtle drive by Steve Sanfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he sees how much a bowl of turtle soup costs, a cowboy comes up with an unusual plan to earn a fortune
Perrywinkle's magic match by Ross Martin Madsen( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nevermore, the pet crow, comments as Perrywinkle and Andromeda compete for superiority in magic until they learn that the best way is to do it together
Windy day : stories and poems( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems about wind by a variety of authors, with a bibliography, a glossary of names for winds, and a few activities
The curse of the squirrel by Laurence Yep( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the time a giant squirrel curses Farmer Johnson's best hunting dog, things are never the same around the farm, and hunting little animals ceases to be a sport
Someone saw a spider : spider facts and folktales by Shirley Climo( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of myths, folklore, and superstitions about spiders from around the world, with some facts about how they live
Buster loves buttons! by Fran Manushkin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After buying all the buttons he can, Buster, the button glutton, begins stealing them off people's clothes until Kippy and her dog decide to stop him
John Tabor's ride by Edward C Day( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Tabor complains about everything on his first whaling voyage until he meets a strange old man who takes him on an extraordinary journey
The adventures of Ratman by Ellen Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a rat costume, Tod Watson is transformed from an ordinary eight-year-old into a superhero name Ratman
One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes : a Hutzul tale by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To honor her father's promise, a beautiful young girl agrees to become the slave of a witch and her two daughters, enduring their cruelty with the help of her talking pet goat
Mean Jake and the devils by William H Hooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Mean Jake has several run-ins with Big Daddy Devil, Devil Junior, and Baby Deviline
 
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In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories
Alternative Names
ズィマー, ダーク

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Bony-legsSeven spiders spinningWeird wolfThe Naked bear : folktales of the IroquoisMa and Pa DraculaThe one that got awayThe great turtle drivePerrywinkle's magic matchOne Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes : a Hutzul tale