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Behn, Harry

Overview
Works: 71 works in 197 publications in 6 languages and 8,388 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Drama  Folklore  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Performer, Conceptor, Lyricist, Adapter, Composer, Scenarist
Classifications: PL782.E3, 895.61082
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Harry Behn
Publications by Harry Behn
Publications by Harry Behn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Harry Behn
Cricket songs; Japanese haiku by Harry Behn( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
A collection of Japanese "haiku"--Non-rhyming, three-line, seventeen-syllable nature poems suggesting the seasons ofthe year--selected and translated by an American poet
Halloween by Harry Behn( Book )
3 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 libraries worldwide
An illustrated poem that describes some of the spooky events that occur on Halloween night
More cricket songs. Japanese haiku by Harry Behn( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 libraries worldwide
These verses in the three-line Japanese poetry form haiku are drawn from the work of twenty-nine poets
The faraway lurs by Harry Behn( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and Afrikaans and held by 664 libraries worldwide
The romance of two young people from warring tribes in the early Bronze Age
Haiku harvest : Japanese haiku, series IV ( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
The little hill by Harry Behn( Book )
7 editions published in 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry for children
The golden hive; poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Pencil dummy with text proof and typescript, ink illustrations, ink sketches, paste-up for jacket
The two uncles of Pablo by Harry Behn( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 396 libraries worldwide
In a small town in Mexico, Pablo helps his uncles gain insight into his problems and their own
Trees : a poem by Harry Behn( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 385 libraries worldwide
A poem celebrating the importance of trees
Crickets and bullfrogs and whispers of thunder : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems with themes of seasons, holidays, fantasy, and the child's world
Chrysalis; concerning children and poetry by Harry Behn( Book )
7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
A writer explains what he belives is the philosophy of writing poetry for children and discusses what a child can teach a writer about his craft, using his own poems, those of other poets, and those by children, to illustrate his points
The wizard in the well : poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Windy morning, poems and pictures by Harry Behn( Book )
4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Poems about such subjects as the new little boy next door, the flower garden, the weathervane, and other things
All kinds of time by Harry Behn( Book )
7 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Using humor and poetry, the author explains the meaning of Time to very young children
The painted cave by Harry Behn( Book )
5 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
An Indian boy climbs up out of the Grand Canyon, where he has lived in a cave, and discovers the courage that makes him worthy of his name
Omen of the birds by Harry Behn( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"A tale of youthful lovers, Caele (later Tarquin first Etruscan king of Rome) and Tanaquil, his queen, set in Etruria [Italy] in 500 B.C."
The house beyond the meadow by Harry Behn( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Corrected typescript, ink illustrations, pencil sketch
Roderick by Harry Behn( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Roderick the crow wishes he were a meadowlark and likes to do things differently from the other crows causing him to be in trouble often until he safely guides the other crows to a new home and a lonely farmer who welcomes their company
What a beautiful noise by Harry Behn( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
His original shopping list forgotten, a boy buys musical instruments which he gives to his animal friends
The big parade by King Vidor( visu )
12 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he and a couple of his comrades (Tom O'Brien and Karl Dane) meet and all take an amorous interest in Mélisande, a French farm girl. During a violent battle of the War, his two comrades are killed and James is seriously wounded and is hospitalized with a missing leg. During his hospitilization, he loses the whereabouts of Mélisande, his true love, and returns home to the United States as a hero to his family, but with a broken heart. After arriving home, he confesses his love of Mélisande to his mother and she encourages him to return to France to seek Mélisande, because his former girlfriend has fell in love with his brother. James returns to France and triumphantly finds his true love awaiting and missing him
 
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Languages
English (109)
Chinese (3)
Afrikaans (2)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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