WorldCat Identities

Shub, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 49 works in 174 publications in 2 languages and 13,253 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Poetry  Children's films  Motion pictures  Short films  Maps  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.S6167, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Shub
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Shub
The white stallion by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story of pioneers, Gretchen is saved by a mysterious white stallion. Carried away from her wagon train in Texas in 1845 by the old mare she is riding, a little girl is befriended by a white stallion. Gretchen's grandmother tells her how her great-great-grandmother Gretchen was rescued by a beautiful white stallion on her family's journey west in 1845. A lovely and exciting story, it is illustrated with remarkable ink drawings using cross-hatchings and pointillism
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight Eastern European Jewish folktales of imps and crickets, witches and Rabbis, and of Schlemiel who set out to see the wonders of the world
About wise men and simpletons : twelve tales from Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve of the Grimms' best-known tales
Mazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by his memory of a story his mother told him when he was a child"--Dustjacket
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers wonder how much money they will receive from their relatives for Hanukkah
Seeing is believing by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Tom and the piskies, "The Leprechaun's Trick" and "Pisky Mischief."
Clever Kate : adapted from a story by the Brothers Grimm by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of her naïveté, Kate both loses her husband's treasure and gains it back again
Jorinda and Joringel by Jutta Ash( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a witch changes Jorinda into a nightingale, her sweetheart Joringel discovers through a dream how to save her
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
Cutlass in the snow by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1797 Sam and his grandfather explore the wild and uninhabited Fire Island, just missing a band of pirates but finding a cutlass and buried treasure
The Bremen town musicians by Donna Diamond( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer wanted by their masters, a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland by Theodor Fontane( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ribbeck finds a method of sharing the produce of his pear tree even after his death
The twelve dancing princesses by Jacob Grimm( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the twelve princesses who secretly dance all night long and how a soldier discovers where they dance
Zlateh the goat, and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of four sisters who mixed up their feet in bed one night, the first shlemiel, and the famous and foolish seven Elders of Chelm
The Fisherman and his wife by Jacob Grimm( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the fate of the fisherman's greedy wife who was never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
The adventures of little Mouk by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dwarf proves that it is mind, not body, that is important
Uncle Harry by Gerlinde Schneider( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Harry takes in a stray kitten for the night but then cannot find anyone who take it off his hands
Oh what a noise! by Uri Shulevitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To postpone sleep a small boy imagines all of the noisiest things he knows
The topsy-turvy Emperor of China by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mean and ugly Emperor decrees that evil, ugliness, and stupidity are to be worshipped by everyone but cannot banish the appreciation of goodness, beauty, and learning in his kingdom
The mouse and the knitted cat by Elizabeth Shub( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knitted cat inadvertently jumps into the lake and is rescued by a duck and a mouse after he agrees to certain conditions
 
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The white stallion
Alternative Names
Charney, Elisabeth.

Charney, Elizabeth

Charney, Elizabeth 1915-2004

Shub, Libby 1915-2004

Languages
English (116)

German (4)

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When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other storiesMazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lionessThe fools of Chelm and their historyZlateh the goat, and other storiesThe topsy-turvy Emperor of China