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Sporn, Michael

Overview
Works: 158 works in 302 publications in 1 language and 17,147 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Folklore  Animated films  Film and video adaptations  Poetry 
Roles: Director, Producer, Illustrator, Artist, Film editor, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Michael Sporn, published posthumously.
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 935 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 882 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 by Doreen Cronin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first story, 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. In the second, Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. Lastly, all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories by William Steig ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 814 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
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 793 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!
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 633 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 556 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 by Clement Clarke Moore ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 546 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 Hans Christian Andersen collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 465 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
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 464 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
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales by H. C Andersen ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of the vain emperor who is so swayed by the importance of clothes that he does not realize he is being fooled. It is the honesty of children that makes him realize the error of his ways
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 459 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
Abel's island by William Steig ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abel the mouse is a castaway on an uninhabited island. He finds his resourcefulness and endurance tested to the limit as he struggles to survive and return to his home
Harold and the purple crayon and more great stories to spark the imagination ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 439 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
Whitewash by Ntozake Shange ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 422 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
Lyle, Lyle crocodile, the musical "The house on East 88th Street ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 419 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
The Rosemary Wells library by Rosemary Wells ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noisy Nora: When everyone in her house is too busy to listen, Nora make her presence known at every turn. Max's chocolate chicken: Will Max or Ruby find the most Easter eggs and win the chocolate chicken? Max's Christmas: Max wants to stay up late on Christmas Eve to see Santa Claus. Morris's disappearing bag: Morris isn't having much fun on Christmas until he discovers a present he had overlooked--a disappearing bag that makes people invisible
The man who walked between the towers --and more inspiring tales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 388 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 day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 386 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! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
 
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