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Sporn, Michael

Overview
Works: 180 works in 316 publications in 1 language and 17,625 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Folklore  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Artist, Film editor, Author, Scenarist, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.3.G94, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Sporn
Harold and the purple crayon ... and more Harold stories ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish
Chrysanthemum --and more Kevin Henkes stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chrysanthemum: Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect - until the kids at school make fun of her. It takes a special friend to change her classmates' minds. Owen: Owen isn't happy when his parents won't let him bring Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, to school. Luckily, Owen's mother has the perfect solution. A Weekend with Wendell: Sleepovers are usually fun, but spending a weekend with Wendell is anything but fun and games. Sophie shows Wendell that, sometimes, she has to be boss, too
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more fun on the farm ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie needs a cloak: When Charlie's old cloak becomes torn and tattered, he spins a new one, showing how cloth is made from wool
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of three video adaptations of Steig's picture books. Pete's a pizza: When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza out of Pete. Doctor De Soto: Everyone's favorite mouse dentist helps a fox with a sore tooth who has plans for a the dentist after the visit. The Amazing Bone: Pearl, a piglet, befriends a talking bone she finds in the woods
Corduroy --and more stories about friendship ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corduroy: Corduroy tries to find his lost button, so that someone will finally take him home from the department store. Yo! Yes?: Two boys become friends and they no longer have to play alone. Here comes the cat!: A village of mice is about to be visited by a cat
Gudgekin, the thistle girl, and other tales by John Gardner( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of fairy tales in a magical mysterious land with characters who are some sweet and lovable, while others are wily and wicked
Rapunzel -- and more classic fairytales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rapunzel is a girl with the very long, golden hair; A pair of elves secretly create an amazing pair of shoes for a poor but kindly shoemaker; When a young girl befriends a mysterious elderly woman, magical things begin to happen; Follow the adventures of billy goats named Gruff as they bravely hunt for fresh green grass to eat; Lon Po Po brings lessons about strangers, trust and courage; A king falls in love with a princess after she hides her identity under a coat made of a thousand furs
The night before Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. Owl moon: A young girl and her father take a magical night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the great horned owl
The man who walked between the towers --and more inspiring tales ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man who walked between the towers: A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history's most artistic crimes. Snowflake Bentley was a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Miss Rumphius traveled near and far, witnessing beauty of all kinds, and went on to help make the world a more beautiful place with a simple handful of seeds. A charming rhyme describes the life's work of renowned Mexican potter Juan Quezada, and the process he uses to create his pots after the style of the Casas Grandes people
The Hans Christian Andersen collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of classic Hans Christian Andersen tales includes six beloved stories brought to life on film: The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, and The Swineherd
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more amusing animal tales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Click, clack, moo cows that type: Cows that type? Hens on strike? How can Farmer Brown run his farm with no milk and no eggs? Chicken Little: Chicken Little and her bird-brained friends fret that the sky is falling. Meanwhile a mean fox cooks up a plan to eat them. The cow who fell in the canal: Hendrika is tired of just eating and producing milk all day, so she rides down the canal to see the city. I, Crocodile: An Egyptian crocodile who loves to eat becomes an instant celebrity in a fancy fountain in Paris. Hot hippo: Hippo promises not to eat Ngai's little fishes so that he is allowed to live in the cool water. Waiting for wings: Beautiful butterflies are brought to life through music and stunning illustrations. Let's give Kitty a bath!: Two kids decide to give their family cat a bath, but they're going to have to catch him first
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily's first 100 days of school: As the days and weeks of school go by, Emily and her classmates learn a lot: about reading, writing, counting, and other new ideas. Reading to your bunny: Young Freddy Bunny is having trouble learning in school. He would rather play video games and watch TV anyway, until he learns how to read. If you made a million: Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is an expert guide about the various forms of money
Harold and the purple crayon and more great stories to spark the imagination ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Plus 6 more stories: A Picture for Harold's Room; Harold's Fairy Tale; The Swineherd; Time of Wonder; The Foolish Frog; and Drummer Hoff
Abel's island by William Steig( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elegant and romantic Abelard mouse gets caught in a storm while picnicking with his wife Amanda and is swept away to a desert island where he must learn to survive
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel by Virginia Lee Burton( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The familiar story of Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne, his steam shovel, and the problems they encounter while digging a cellar for the new town hall
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short animated children's fiction films based on picture books of fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen
Whitewash by Ntozake Shange( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young African-American girl is traumatized when a gang attacks her and her brother on their way home from school and spray-paints her face white. Based on a true story
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose!
Lyle, Lyle crocodile, the musical "The house on East 88th Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents as a musical the story of Lyle, the crocodile who won his way into a family's hearts and home
 
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