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Miles, Miska

Overview
Works: 55 works in 141 publications in 5 languages and 14,978 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  History  Picture books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M5944, E
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Publications about Miska Miles
Publications by Miska Miles
Publications by Miska Miles, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Miska Miles
 
Most widely held works by Miska Miles
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles( Book )
28 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 3,264 libraries worldwide
A Navajo girl unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion, she believes, will mean the death of her grandmother
Apricot ABC by Miska Miles( Book )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 libraries worldwide
An apricot falls to the ground and becomes a thing to be examined by insects, eaten by a villainous hen, and covered by the processes of nature to grow again. Each page introduces a new letter of the alphabet
Swim, Little Duck by Miska Miles( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Little Duck goes to see the world but decides that his pond is best after all
Nobody's cat by Miska Miles( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
"Nobody's cat" was his own master, tough and independent, but occasionally in exchange for food he allowed himself to be petted
Hoagie's rifle-gun by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Hunting animals for food is a necessity for Hoagie's poor Appalachian family but it becomes difficult when game has a name
Chicken forgets by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
A forgetful chicken, off to pick blackberries for his mother, almost comes home with flies, weeds, or clover blossoms instead
Mississippi possum by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 libraries worldwide
A fearful young possum flees when the Mississippi River overflows
Teacher's pet by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Lottie is miserable in her new school. The girls laughed when Clara the cat followed Lottie to school, and called her "Teacher's Pet" when she brought a jar of jam. Most of all she hates her sweater, knitted from Army surplus yarn
Uncle Fonzo's Ford by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old girl is very much embarrassed by her uncle who intends well but always does things wrong, so that everyone laughs, especially the boy next door
Gertrude's pocket by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Gertrude wanted to hurt Watson but tearing his only shirt brought more serious consequences than she anticipated
Fox and the fire by Miska Miles( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
The fox is forced from his usual hunting area by a fire and takes a chance raiding the farmer's chicken coop
Jenny's cat by Miska Miles( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Lonely in their new town, Jenny is delighted when a stray cat comes to their house, but her mother doesn't want the cat to stay
Somebody's dog by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
As a year passes and no one claims him, two children become more and more attached to the stray but well-trained dog they found
Aaron's door by Miska Miles( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Unable to adjust to the idea of being adopted and having a new mother and father, Aaron locks his door against the world
Wharf rat by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
After an oil slick fouls the beach a disrupted rat finds haven on a freighter
The pieces of home by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A young boy living in San Francisco in 1906 enjoys Chinatown's New Year and is one of those left homeless by the great earthquake and fire
Noisy gander by Miska Miles( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A gosling discovers just how useful his father's loud honking can really be
Small rabbit by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
After several misadventures, a little rabbit finds someone to play with
This little pig by Miska Miles( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
The runt of a litter of pigs enjoys being the leader of her brothers and sisters, even if it lasts only a short while
Rabbit garden by Miska Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
When bulldozers tore up his home, the young rabbit raced for safety, dashed under a fence and huddled under a laurel bush. Gradually the rabbit forgot the terror outside and learned to make the garden his own
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Martin, Patricia Miles

Martin, P. M. 1899-1986
Miska Miles author
マイルズ, ミスカ
Languages
English (72)
Spanish (7)
Japanese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
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