skip to content

Shub, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 52 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 18,743 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Maps  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PJ5129.S49, E
Publication Timeline
Key
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
Enemies, a love story by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,770 libraries worldwide
A Jewish refugee who escaped Hitler's Holocaust and is living in New York with his second wife faces a dilemma when he discovers that his first wife is still alive
Zlateh the goat and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
Seven tales that began in middle-European Jewish folklore about the inhabitants of the village of Chelm
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,546 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
The white stallion by Elizabeth Shub( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 1,539 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
The fearsome inn by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Two witches, who practice their evil trade on lost travellers, are banished through the wisdom of a student of the holy cabala, and the power of his magic chalk -- Retells the story of the destruction of Sodom
About wise men and simpletons : twelve tales from Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Twelve of the Grimms' best-known tales
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 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
Hanukah money by Uri Shulevitz( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 834 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 773 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 )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Because of her naïveté, Kate both loses her husband's treasure and gains it back again
Jorinda and Joringel by Jutta Ash( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
When a witch changes Jorinda into a nightingale, her sweetheart Joringel discovers how to save her through a dream
The fools of Chelm and their history by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 589 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 581 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 527 libraries worldwide
No longer wanted by their masters, a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians
Alone in the wild forest by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
A young orphan's life is changed when the angel he meets in the forest gives him an amulet that will fulfill every wish
The wicked city by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Retells the Old Testament tale of the destruction of Sodom
The topsy-turvy Emperor of China by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The mean and ugly Emperor decrees that evil, ugliness, and stupidity are to be worshipped by everyone but cannot banish the appreciation of goodness, beauty, and learning in his kingdom
Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland by Theodor Fontane( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and German and held by 400 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 382 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 : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Relates the fate of the fisherman's greedy wife who was never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Charney, Elisabeth.
Charney, Elizabeth.
Charney, Elizabeth 1915-2004
Shub, Libby.
Shub, Libby 1915-2004
Languages
English (125)
German (2)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.