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Podwal, Mark H. 1945-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 197 publications in 5 languages and 7,838 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Biography  Legends  Poetry  Religious poetry  History  Documentary films  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Producer, Illustrator, Artist, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.P9348, 398.2089924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mark H Podwal
Publications by Mark H Podwal
Most widely held works by Mark H Podwal
Jewish days : a book of Jewish life and culture around the year by Francine Klagsbrun( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Subtitled "a book of Jewish life and culture around the year," this beautifully illustrated book will spark your curiosity with little-known facts about the Hebrew months as well as legends surrounding the holidays
The menorah story by Mark H Podwal( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Discusses the story of the Hanukkah menorah which commemorates the miraculous victory of the Maccabees over King Antiochus and his army
Jerusalem sky : stars, crosses, and crescents by Mark H Podwal( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Takes a look at the significance of one of the world's most holy cities through an examination of the religious events that have taken place within the city for Christians, Jews, and Muslims alike
Fallen angels by Harold Bloom( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
That angels express this is not surprising. "Otherness is the essence of the angels," he writes; "but then it is our essence also." Bloom's text is adorned with original watercolors, line drawings, and illuminated letters by distinguished artist Mark Podwal."--Jacket
King Solomon and his magic ring by Elie Wiesel( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Recounts some of the stories of the wisdom and folly in the life of the legendary King Solomon
Moses and the angels by Ileene Smith Sobel( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Describes the events in the life of Moses and the presence of angels as a sign of God's special relationship to this prophet
You never know : a legend of the Lamed-Vavniks by Francine Prose( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Though mocked by the rest of the villagers, poor Schmuel the shoemaker turns out to be a very special person
The angel's mistake : stories of Chelm by Francine Prose( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Explains how a botched mission by two angels created the town of fools known as Chelm
A sweet year : a taste of the Jewish holidays by Mark H Podwal( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce Jewish holidays, focusing on the foods associated with each
Dybbuk : a story made in heaven by Francine Prose( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Because forty days before a baby is born the angels in heaven decide whom it will marry, nothing prevents the wedding of Leah and Chonon from taking place
Golem : a giant made of mud by Mark H Podwal( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
One of the many versions of the golem legend in Jewish folklore
The demons' mistake : a story from Chelm by Francine Prose( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Demons from the town of Chelm hide in a crate being shipped to New York because they hope to practice their mischief where streets are paved with gold and there are parties every day
The book of tens by Mark H Podwal( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
In exploring some of the significant appearances of the number ten in Jewish tradition, Podwal uses most of the page for his gouache and ink paintings and a brief descriptive sentence. the outer column of the page supplies an in-depth yet straightforward explanation. younger children will enjoy the drawings and descriptions, while the more mature reader will get an interesting and cogent account of the 21 ten-related facts podwal presents
Built by angels : the story of the old-new synagogue by Mark H Podwal( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The story of the world's oldest active synagogue, which was completed in 1270. Throughout the years, this sacred place of prayer and celebration has endured plagues, wars, and the Nazi regime
House of life : the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The history of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague, rich in lore, mysticism, tradition, and philosophy, is chronicled by Claire Bloom. Tales of great rabbis and philanthropists, WWII German occupation, the communist era, and more are revealed
A Jewish bestiary : a book of fabulous creatures drawn from Hebraic legend and lore by Mark H Podwal( Book )
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A Passover Seder ( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Presents the highlights of a Seder and incorporates some of Wiesel's special memories and poetic interpretations
Let my people go; a Haggadah by Jews( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Hebrew and held by 142 libraries worldwide
A book of Hebrew letters by Mark H Podwal( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Doctored drawings by Mark H Podwal( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mark Podwal
Mark Podwal Amerikaans arts
Mark Podwal artista estadounidense
Mark Podwal artiste américain
Podwal, Dr. Mark
Podwal, Mark.
Podwal, Mark 1945-
Podwal, Mark H.
Podwal, Mark H. 1945-
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Languages
English (90)
French (5)
Czech (4)
Italian (3)
Hebrew (1)
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