WorldCat Identities

Feiffer, Halley

Works: 30 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 7,205 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's films  Television mini-series  Short films  Television adaptations  Animated films  Children's audiobooks  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Halley Feiffer
The Squid and the Whale by Noah Baumbach( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s. The patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family claims to once have been a great novelist, but ultimately decided to settled into a teaching job. When his wife discovers a writing talent of her own, jealousy divides the family. The two teenage sons are forced to forge new relationships with their parents. Their mom begins dating her younger son's tennis coach. Meanwhile, dad has an affair with the student his older son is pursuing
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
Blubber by Judy Blume( Recording )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says about Linda. Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her desk. She doesn't want to think about Linda or her dumb report on the whale just now. Jill wants to think about Halloween. But Robby grabs the note, and before Linda stops talking it has gone halfway around the room. That's where it all starts. There's something about Linda that makes a lot of kids in her fifth-grade class want to see how far they can go -- but nobody, least of all Jill, expects the fun to end where it does
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!
The problem with the Puddles by Kate Feiffer( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Puddle parents cannot seem to agree about anything, but when their dogs go missing the whole family embarks on an unlikely quest that eventually answers many unasked questions
Stephanie Daley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 16 year old Stephanie Daley faces murder charges in connection with the death of her baby, pregnant forensic-psychologist Lydie Crane is tapped to unravel the truth. Stephanie claims to have been unaware of her condition, but as their sessions intensify, Stephanie's state of denial and Lydie's fears regarding her own pregnancy reveal a destiny that intertwines them both
Too many toys : --and more stories about problem solving( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spencer has too many toys! He finds it hard to give them away, but in the end it's a cardboard box he can't part with!
The best American short plays 2013-2014( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the highly esteemed and long enduring Best American Short Plays series contains fresh voiced cutting edge works by twenty six playwright. Thematically exploring uncertainty the unease and excitement with which it comes each of these plays reflects the enormous diversity of contemporary American theater
Appropriate behavior( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades
Free samples( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Stanford Law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life. On the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she finds herself stuck running an ice cream truck fending off locals and oddball friends alike. This one day spent on a truck on the streets of L.A. will wake Jillian from her aimless daze and make her see that life doesn't stop just because you want it to
Duck on a bike : and other favorite stories( Recording )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duck on a bike : A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too
The caterpillar and the polliwog by Jack Kent( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too
I lost my bear by Jules Feiffer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What do you do when your best toy disappears and no one will help you find it? Jules Feiffer's spunky little detective learns that if you keep on searching, you might just discover more than you expected!"--Container
The squid and the whale( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers growing up in 1980s Park Slope, Brooklyn navigate the jagged contours of the divorce of their parents
It had to be you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a sudden proposal from her easy-going boyfriend, a neurotic jingle writer must decide whether she'll join the ranks of her married friends or take a leap and pursue her fantasies
I'm gonna pray for you so hard by Halley Feiffer( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ella is a precocious and fiercely competitive actress whose sole aim in life is making her famous playwright father, David, proud. Over the course of a boozy evening, Ella and David deliberate over whether to read the reviews of her Off-Broadway debut ... and things unravel from there. Halley Feiffer's dark, probing, and very funny new play pulls the audience into the middle of a deeply complicated relationship and sheds new light on the eternal struggles of parents and children to find common ground."--Page 4 of cover
He's way more famous than you( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aspiring actress loses her support system in one fell swoop, she sets out with a stolen script, her brother, and his boyfriend to make a movie
How to make friends and then kill them by Halley Feiffer( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left to their own devices by their alcoholic mother, Ada and Sam cultivate an insular world into which they soon draw a third wheel - a pockmarked, limping wallflower named Dorrie. In the years spanning childhood to young adulthood, these three troubled girls learn to lean on each other completely, finding ways to fill each other up and to tear each other down. But when a horrible accident turns their realityupside down, they find they must decide whether they will continue to foster their familiar, codependent cycle, or whether they will break free, with or without each other's aid
Stories about families( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Elephant: Old Uncle Elephant does his best to cheer up Arnie until his missing parents return. Provides viewers some gentle lessons about caring
I lost my bear by Jules Feiffer( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she cannot find her favorite stuffed toy, a young girl asks her mother, father, and older sister for help
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The Squid and the Whale
Alternative Names
Halley Feiffer actrice américaine

Halley Feiffer ameerika näitleja

Halley Feiffer Amerikaans actrice

Halley Feiffer amerikansk skådespelare

Halley Feiffer amerikansk skodespelar

Halley Feiffer amerikansk skuespiller

Halley Feiffer amerikāņu aktieris

Halley Feiffer US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Halley Feiffer yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Файффер, Хэлли

هالی فایفر بازیگر آمریکایی


English (65)

BlubberThe problem with the PuddlesStephanie DaleyDuck on a bike : and other favorite storiesThe caterpillar and the polliwog