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Elkin, Benjamin

Overview
Works: 42 works in 160 publications in 4 languages and 6,976 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E426, E
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Publications about Benjamin Elkin
Publications by Benjamin Elkin
Most widely held works by Benjamin Elkin
Six foolish fishermen; based on a folktale in Ashton's Chap-books of the eighteenth century, 1882 by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
34 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
The loudest noise in the world by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
14 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A royal little boy wants to hear the loudest noise in the world. The agreement is that all of the people in all of the world will scream at the top of their lungs to amuse this little prince
The wisest man in the world : a legend of ancient Israel by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
While visiting King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba tests his wisdom with increasingly difficult problems
The big jump, and other stories by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Three stories about the adventures of a child in the beloved world of "once upon a time" and castles, kings, and wonderful things
Gillespie and the guards by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Afrikaans and held by 525 libraries worldwide
The king offers a prize to anyone who can fool his sharp-sighted guards
Why the sun was late by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Rendition of an African folktale about a proud little fly who starts a chain of events that affects all the animals of the jungle
Money by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of money as a form of exchange in the world and in the United States, and suggests things to do with money not being spent right away
The king's wish and other stories by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
6 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Relates three adventures of the good King of Tam as he is granted a wish, captures bad men, and helps put out a fire
Such is the way of the world by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
When his pet monkey is frightened away by a dog, a little boy has many misadventures before he finds his pet again
How the Tsar drinks tea by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
A peasant's song comparing himself to the Tsar brings him an audience with the ruler
Lucky and the giant by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
It may have been cleverness, it may have been luck, but Lucky outwits the giant and rescues his parents from enslavement
The king who could not sleep by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The Royal Council eliminates all noise from the kingdom to help King Carl sleep, but to no avail
The true book of money by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Briefly explains the history and use of money. Includes information about savings accounts and checks
The man who walked around the world; based on an old folktale by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
4 editions published in 1961 in English and Spanish and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Al and the magic lamp by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Al finds a magic lamp containing a genie who hears and obeys all commands literally
More stories for fun and adventure : some short, some long. Some quiet, some exciting. Everyday and magical adventure by Phyllis R Fenner( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
The true book of schools by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The magic ring by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Three friends, a dog, a cat, and a mouse, are searching for a magic ring. Rivalry develops between friends when the ring is found
The loudest noise in the world by Benjamin Elkin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Six foolish fishermen : based on a folktale in Ashton's 'Chap-books of the eighteenth century by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A clever boy counts six foolish brothers to convince them that no one has drowned while fishing
 
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Alternative Names
エルキン, ベンジャミン
Languages
English (126)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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