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Shub, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 51 works in 165 publications in 2 languages and 13,408 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Fairy tales  Poetry  Maps 
Roles: Author, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.S6167, E
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Publications about Elizabeth Shub
Publications by Elizabeth Shub
Publications by Elizabeth Shub, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Shub
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Shub
The white stallion by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
In this story of pioneers, Gretchen is saved by a mysterious white stallion. Carried away from her wagon train in Texas in 1845 by the old mare she is riding, a little girl is befriended by a white stallion. Gretchen's grandmother tells her how her great-great-grandmother Gretchen was rescued by a beautiful white stallion on her family's journey west in 1845. A lovely and exciting story, it is illustrated with remarkable ink drawings using cross-hatchings and pointillism
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
Eight Eastern European Jewish folktales of imps and crickets, witches and Rabbis, and of Schlemiel who set out to see the wonders of the world
Mazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter
About wise men and simpletons : twelve tales from Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
A reprint of twelve well-known stories from the famous German writer
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Two young brothers wonder how much money they will receive from their relatives for Hanukkah
Seeing is believing by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Two stories about Tom and the piskies, "The Leprechaun's Trick" and "Pisky Mischief."
Clever Kate : adapted from a story by the Brothers Grimm by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Because of her naïveté, Kate both loses her husband's treasure and gains it back again
Jorinda and Joringel by Jacob Grimm( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
When a witch changes Jorinda into a nightingale, her sweetheart Joringel discovers through a dream how to save her
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Even though they were poor, the people of Chelm were content with their lives until the Council of Sages made them aware of their problems
Cutlass in the snow by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
In 1797 Sam and his grandfather explore the wild and uninhabited Fire Island, just missing a band of pirates but finding a cutlass and buried treasure
The Bremen town musicians by Jacob Grimm( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
No longer wanted by their masters, a donkey, cat, dog, and rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland by Theodor Fontane( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Sir Ribbeck finds a method of sharing the produce of his pear tree even after his death
The twelve dancing princesses by Jacob Grimm( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The story of the twelve princesses who secretly dance all night long and how a soldier discovers where they dance
The fisherman and his wife by Rachel Isadora( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Relates the fate of the fisherman's greedy wife who was never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
Zlateh the goat, and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and German and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of four sisters who mixed up their feet in bed one night, the first shlemiel, and the famous and foolish seven Elders of Chelm
The adventures of little Mouk by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
A dwarf proves that it is mind, not body, that is important
Uncle Harry by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Uncle Harry takes in a stray kitten for the night but then cannot find anyone who take it off his hands
Oh what a noise! by Uri Shulevitz( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
To postpone sleep a small boy imagines all of the noisiest things he knows
The topsy-turvy Emperor of China by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The mean and ugly Emperor Cho Cho Shan, determined to be considered the handsomest and noblest man in China, declares that everything is to be the opposite of what it was and evil, ugliness, and stupidity are to be the most admired qualities in his kingdom
The mouse and the knitted cat by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
The knitted cat inadvertently jumps into the lake and is rescued by a duck and a mouse after he agrees to certain conditions
 
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Alternative Names
Charney, Elisabeth.
Charney, Elizabeth
Charney, Elizabeth 1915-2004
Shub, Libby 1915-2004
Languages
English (108)
German (3)
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