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Benchley, Nathaniel 1915-1981

Overview
Works: 167 works in 556 publications in 6 languages and 32,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  High interest-low vocabulary books  Biography  Anecdotes  Folklore 
Roles: Performer, Former owner, Compiler, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.B4312, [E]
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Publications about Nathaniel Benchley
Publications by Nathaniel Benchley
Publications by Nathaniel Benchley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Nathaniel Benchley
 
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Most widely held works by Nathaniel Benchley
Sam, the minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
19 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 2,175 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read account of Sam and his father fighting as minutemen against the British in the Battle of Lexington
Oscar Otter by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
18 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 2,023 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an otter who strays too far from his home and must face danger from other animals in order to make his return
A ghost named Fred by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
19 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
George meets a friendly ghost named Fred when he enters a haunted house to get out of the rain. Kindergarten - Grade 3
Red fox and his canoe by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
34 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,885 libraries worldwide
A young Indian boy receives a larger canoe along with some unforeseen complications
Small Wolf by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
A young Native American boy sets out to hunt on Manahattan Island and discovers some strange people with very different ideas about land
George, the drummer boy by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
A view of the incidents at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, which were the start of the American Revolution, as seen from the eyes of George, a British drummer boy
The Benchley roundup : a selection by Robert Benchley( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1983 in English and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
Robert C. Benchley's sketches and articles, published in periodicals like "Life," "Vanity Fair," and "The New Yorker," earned him a reputation as one of the sharpest humorists of his time. His influence on contemporaries such as E.B. White, James Thurber, and S.J. Perelman, or followers like Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and Richard Pryor, has left an indelible mark on the American comic tradition. "The Benchley Roundup," a compendium of the most endearing and enduring work from one of America's funniest and most penetrating wits, includes some ninety-odd pieces selected by Benchley's son Nathaniel, "which seem to stand up best over the years."
The strange disappearance of Arthur Cluck by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
33 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
When Mama Cluck loses Arthur, her baby chick, the owl detective finds him boxed for shipment to the children's zoo
Humphrey Bogart by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
8 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
The several tricks of Edgar Dolphin by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Edgar was a clever young dolphin but he didn't like to play his games in a small tank on the ship where he was captive
Only earth and sky last forever by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Although recognizing the end of the Indians' freedom is near, a young Cheyenne still chooses to fight with Crazy Horse at the Little Big Horn to prove himself to the girl he loves
Bright candles; a novel of the Danish resistance by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The experiences of a sixteen-year-old Danish boy during the German occupation of his country in World War II. Two teenagers turn from pranks to sabotage in this tense story of a people pushed to their limits by the tyranny of the Nazi regime in Denmark
Robert Benchley : a biography by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century parody, American and British by Burling Lowrey( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Sweet anarchy by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
When an island off the coast of the United States descides to secede, the National Guard moves in and insanity follows
Portrait of a scoundrel by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Feldman Fieldmouse; a fable by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A fieldmouse is visited by his uncle who teaches him to work and to take the risk of dancing in the moonlight
The off-islanders by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1984 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
A bizarre but funny clash of cultures occurs when a Russian submarine is grounded off a New England island at the end of the tourist season
Welcome to Xanadu by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Kilroy and the gull by Nathaniel Benchley( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Captured and trained to be a marineland sensation, Kilroy, a killer whale, escapes to life on the open sea with his friend Morris the sea gull
 
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Alternative Names
Benchley, Nathaniel Goddard, 1915-
ناثانيال بنشلي، 1915-1981
ベンチリー, N
ベンチリー, ナサニエル
Languages
English (210)
German (7)
French (7)
Dutch (5)
Danish (4)
Japanese (2)
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