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Gerstein, Mordicai

Overview
Works: 161 works in 452 publications in 6 languages and 63,543 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories, plots, etc  History  Picture books  Biography  Picture books for children  Film adaptations  Drama  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Director, Creator, Narrator, Animator
Classifications: PZ7.G325, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mordicai Gerstein
Publications by Mordicai Gerstein
Most widely held works by Mordicai Gerstein
The man who walked between the towers by Mordicai Gerstein( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,583 libraries worldwide
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers
Applesauce season by Eden Ross Lipson( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,463 libraries worldwide
A child recounts a family's annual applesauce-making ritual, from buying apples at a farmer's market, through cooking and milling the fruit, to eating the finished product on potato pancakes, gingerbread, or even plain
Carolinda Clatter by Mordicai Gerstein( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 2,262 libraries worldwide
The excessively quiet town of Pupickton and the sleeping lovesick giant upon which it was built, are both awakened by the joyful noise of a little girl's songs
The old country by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
A grandmother tells her story of being tricked into exchanging her young body with that of a fox and trying to get it back while a war tore apart her home and her country
The mountains of Tibet by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe
A book by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
"Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story
Frankenstein moved in on the fourth floor by Elizabeth Levy( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Robert and Sam suspect their weird new neighbor is really Frankenstein
The camping trip that changed America : Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and our national parks by Barb Rosenstock( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
Offers insight into the camping trip that President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir took to the redwoods of Yosemite in 1903, during which the two men had experiences and conversations that eventually contributed to the establishment of national parks in the United States
The wild boy by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of a boy who grew up like a wild animal in the forests of France and was later captured and studied by doctors in Paris, but never became completely civilized
Dracula is a pain in the neck by Elizabeth Levy( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Robert fears that his plastic Dracula doll is responsible for spooky doings at his sleep-away camp
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things
What Charlie heard by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Describes the life of American composer Charles Ives, who wrote music which expressed all the sounds he heard in the world, but which was not well received during his lifetime
Something queer at the library : a mystery by Elizabeth Levy( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Gwen and Jill's discovery of some mutilated library books strangely links up with a dog show in which they have entered their dog
Arnold of the Ducks by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
Mistaken for a fish by a nearsighted pelican and deposited with a family of ducks, young Arnold learns to swim, fly, and eat like a duck until his curiosity finally leads him back to his human family
How to bicycle to the moon to plant sunflowers : a simple but brilliant plan in 24 easy steps by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Too busy with school, soccer, and other activities, a young boy who wants to cheer up the sad, lonely moon presents the reader with a step-by-step plan for becoming the first human to bicycle to the moon
The first drawing by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Thirty thousand years ago, an imaginative child sees the shapes of animals in clouds and on the walls of the cave he shares with his family, but no one else can see them until he makes the world's first drawing. Includes author's note on cave drawings
The story of May by Mordicai Gerstein( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 951 libraries worldwide
The month of May travels to meet her father December, and meets all of her relatives, the other months of the year, on the way
The Berenstain Bears ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister learn the importance of sharing, caring, and good manners during the holiday season
The jar of fools : eight Hanukkah stories from Chelm by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools
Something queer at the ballpark, a mystery by Elizabeth Levy( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Gwen, an amateur sleuth, sets out to discover who took her best friend's lucky baseball bat
 
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Alternative Names
Mordicai Gerstein American artist, writer, and film director
ガースティン, モーディカイ
Languages
English (144)
French (8)
Korean (5)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
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