WorldCat Identities

Deitch, Gene

Overview
Works: 424 works in 717 publications in 4 languages and 20,232 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Short films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Adapter, Author, Performer, Conceptor, Scenarist, Film editor, Animator , Translator, Other, Restager
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Deitch
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more fun on the farm( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doreen Cronin's hilarious tale about cows that type out their demands to Farmer Brown. Includes 6 more funny stories about animals
Harold and the purple crayon : ... and more Harold stories by Crockett Johnson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 934 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
Where the wild things are by Steve Vai( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Harry, the dirty dog : --and more terrific tails by Gene Zion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge (Live action)
Strega Nona : --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales by Tomie DePaola( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strega Nona: "Never go near my cooking pot," warns old witch Strega Nona. But does Big Anthony listen? No! Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn. What can he do with it now? Stone soup: When three soldiers come to town, all the townsfolk hide their food. If the soldiers can't find any food, what will they eat? Stone soup, of course!
Diary of a worm : --and 4 more great animal tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Diary of a Worm" reveals how a young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world. "Anatole" is a very content, happy, sophisticated French mouse - until he hears how much humans dislike mice. The humans change their tune after Anatole becomes the cheese taster and cheese rater for the Duval Cheese Factory. A boy may be a mischievous rogue, but he still knows that "Frog Goes to Dinner" only at home. Frog, however, has a habit of escaping his notice, and sneaks along. A little girl wanders through the house, crying, "I Lost My Bear!" She asks her mother, father, and older sister for help, to no avail. At the end of a long day, she finally spots him, in the most unlikely spot!
How do dinosaurs say good night? : --and more stories that rhyme by Jane Yolen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story
Rosie's walk by Pat Hutchins( Recording )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another
Red Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Sylvester and the magic pebble : --and more magical tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
Noisy Nora : --and more stories of mischief( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's a mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all mom and dad's time? For Nora, the answer is easy. Yup, it's plenty of noise. T is for Terrible is about the poor Tyrannosaurus Rex. He is a dinosaur, but wonders why everyone is frightened of him. Then he chases down his dinner. Is he really a terrible lizard? Cannonball is a small, little dog, who escapes from the pound. Taken in by a clown, the dog gets his name by curling up inside the cannon, being fired, and delighting crowds. Sudden celebrities, the clown and dog are happy together. "Munro" is a four year-old, and he has been drafted. This being the military, they don't realize their mistake for the longest time
Tom and Jerry : Whiskers away!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catch everyone's favorite cat and mouse team as they race from one adventure to another
Emily's first 100 days of school : --and more great school time stories( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 465 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
Danny and the dinosaur : --and more friendly "monster" stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
Harold and the purple crayon : and more great stories to spark the imagination( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 458 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
The emperor's new clothes : --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
Bark, George : ---and more doggie tails( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bark, George: When George, a dog, is told to bark he says "meow", "oink", "quack-quack," and "moo." It is up to the vet to help George gets his bark back. Dot the fire dog: The story explores just what firefighters and firedogs do all day and night. Dot knows exactly what to do when the alarm bell rings at the fire station. When she goes to a burning building, the firemen aren't the only ones saving lives. No roses for Harry: Harry is determined to lose his new sweater. He tries leaving it all over town, but it is always returned--until a bird catches sight of a loose thread and Harry's luck finally changes. A boy, a dog, and a frog: Follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. Finally, the boy and the dog give up and return home. The frog becomes lonely and decides to follow the two back to the house, where all three are reunited in the bathtub. Whistle for Willie: Young Peter wishes he could whistle so he could call his dog, Willie. Angus lost: A little Scottish terrior leaves his home to see what the outside world is like
Charlie needs a cloak by Tomie DePaola( Recording )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shepherd shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman : --and 4 more spine-tingling tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
Diary of a worm by Doreen Cronin( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world
 
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Red Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites
Alternative Names
Deitch, Eugene Merril 1924-

Gene Deitch Amerikaans filmregisseur

Gene Deitch amerikanischer Illustrator, Animator und Filmregisseur

Gene Deitch Illustrator, animator, director

Gene Deitch réalisateur américain

Gene Deitch regista statunitense

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Languages
English (85)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)

Dutch (1)

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Rosie's walkRed Riding Hood : --and more James Marshall fairy tale favoritesTom and Jerry : Whiskers away!Charlie needs a cloak