Paxton, Tom 1937-
Most widely held works about Tom Paxton
Most widely held works by Tom Paxton
Engelbert the elephant by Tom Paxton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
An elephant's dancing skills and good manners surprise everyone at the royal ball, including the queen.
Aesop's fables by Tom Paxton ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
A collection of fables from Aesop retold in verse.
Belling the cat and other Aesop's fables by Tom Paxton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Selected fables from Aesop include The Night Singer, Honesty Is the Best Policy, and The Milkmaid and Her Pail.
Going to the zoo by Tom Paxton ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Enthusiastic siblings describe the animals at the "zoo, zoo, zoo. Daddy's taking us to the zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow. Daddy's taking us to the zoo tomorrow. We can stay all day. " Now you can go along too, as Tom Paxton's classic song comes to life in this boisterous picture book. Rhythmic verse leads you through a wild kingdom where animals burst from every page. Monkeys are scritch, scritch, scratchin', and kangaroos are hop, hop, hoppin', making every moment an adventure. Karen Lee Schmidt's lively, irresistible illustrations show the animals up to all sorts of mischief. And with the easily played melodies included, this musical menagerie is every bit as fun as a trip to the zoo. Youngsters will want to "stay all day" -- and come back again and again!
The story of Santa Claus by Tom Paxton ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Claus enlists a family of elves to help make toys for children in the Old Forest, but when the cottage becomes too crowded, they move to the North Pole, beginning the tradition of delivering toys to children around the world on Christmas Eve.
Where's the baby by Tom Paxton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
After looking for the baby in various spots, the reader finds her in a very safe place.
The marvelous toy by Tom Paxton ( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 892 libraries worldwide
A father gives to his young son the same marvelous toy that his father had given to him many years before.
The story of the Tooth Fairy by Tom Paxton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
When seven-year-old Emily and the fairy, Glynnis, exchange a tooth for a coin, the Fairy Queen announces the renewal of friendship between mortals and fairies.
The jungle baseball game by Tom Paxton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The jungle animals enjoy a rousing game of baseball.
Engelbert joins the circus by Tom Paxton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
After traveling from the jungle to America to visit his cousin in the circus, Engelbert accidentally ends up in the spotlight and steals the show.
Jennifer's rabbit by Tom Paxton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Jennifer dreams that she, a rabbit, a turtle, a kangaroo, and seventeen monkeys visit the ocean with the cookie-crumb sands.
Androcles and the lion, and other Aesop's fables by Tom Paxton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
A collection of Aesop's fables, retold in verse, including "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," "The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey," and "The Wolf and the Crane."
Pete Seeger the power of song ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of controversial musician, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger, and how he used his songs to promote social change. Includes archival footage and interviews with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, and more.
The animals' lullaby by Tom Paxton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Animals return home, the sandman arrives, and children snuggle in their beds at the close of another day.
Cellabration! a tribute to Ella Jenkins ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
A tribute to Ella Jenkins, featuring new renditions of her signature songs by a variety of folk and children's performers, including Tom Paxton, Pete Seeger, Bill Harley, and others.
A time for burning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
"Originally rejected by the three major networks for being too controversial, this classic cinéma vérité film...captures an all-white Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska as their eager, but earnest pastor tries to get the congregation to reach out to their fellow black Lutherans...As tensions threaten to tear apart the church, the film illustrates the anguish and awakenings of the civil rights era through the words and actions of everyday people." -- Container.
Birds of a feather and other Aesop's fables by Tom Paxton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
An illustrated retelling in verse of ten fables by Aesop, including "The Laborer and the Nightingale," "The Frogs Choose a King," and " The Horse and the Donkey."
Your shoes, my shoes by Tom Paxton ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A collection of songs for children.
I've got a yo-yo by Tom Paxton ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 319 libraries worldwide
The folk singer mines such childhood memories as measles, games, and learning to ride a bike.
Goin' to the zoo by Tom Paxton ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Adaptations Aesop's fables Animals Biography Carter, Maybelle,--1909-1978 Carter family Children's poetry Children's songs Circus Conduct of life Costume Dance Dreams Dylan, Bob,--1941- Elephants Fables, Greek Fairies Fathers and sons Fiction Folk music Folk musicians Folk songs Folk songs, English Friendship Guthrie, Woody,--1912-1967 Herald, John Infants Juvenile works Kingston Trio Literature--Adaptations New Lost City Ramblers Odetta,--1930-2008 Paxton, Tom,--1937- Poetry Popular music Protest songs Reynolds, Malvina Santa Claus Seeger, Mike,--1933-2009 Seeger, Peggy,--1935- Seeger, Pete,--1919- Sound recordings Stories in rhyme Texts Toys Traum, Happy United States Vices Virtues West (U.S.)
Paxton, Thomas Richard, 1937-
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