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Kimmel, Eric A.

Overview
Works: 211 works in 531 publications in 2 languages and 84,892 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  Folklore  Picture books  Fairy tales  Hanukkah stories 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PZ8.1.K567, E
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Publications about Eric A Kimmel
Publications by Eric A Kimmel
Most widely held works about Eric A Kimmel
 
Most widely held works by Eric A Kimmel
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,869 libraries worldwide
Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results
Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson
The Chanukkah guest by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,902 libraries worldwide
On the first night of Chanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi
Anansi and the talking melon by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,863 libraries worldwide
A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk
Cactus soup by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution, when a troop of hungry soldiers comes to a town where all the food has been hidden, they charm the townspeople into helping make a soup from water and a cactus thorn
The gingerbread man by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox
Anansi goes fishing by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs
Anansi and the magic stick by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,453 libraries worldwide
Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for
The three princes : a tale from the Middle East by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure
Gershon's monster : a story for the Jewish New Year by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways
Wonders and miracles : a Passover companion : illustrated with art spanning three thousand years by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Presents the steps performed in a traditional Passover Seder, plus stories, songs, poetry, and pictures that celebrate the historical significance of this holiday to Jews all over the world
Three samurai cats : a story from Japan by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things
Iron John by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
With help of Iron John, the wild man of the forest who is under a curse, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love
The magic dreidels : a Hanukkah story by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
When an old lady swindles him out of his magic dreidels, Jacob tries to get them back in time for the family's Hanukkah celebration
Anansi's party time by Eric A Kimmel( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
When Anansi the spider invites Turtle to a party just to play a trick on him, Turtle gets revenge at a party of his own
The three cabritos by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Retells, with a southwestern United States setting, the traditional tale about three billy goat brothers who trick a beast that lives under the bridge
The McElderry book of Greek myths by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Twelve legends of Greek mythology, from Pandora and her dreaded box to Icarus with his wings of was, and greedy King Midas
The three little tamales by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
In this variation of "The Three Little Pigs" set in the Southwest, three little tamales escape from a restaurant before they can be eaten, and set up homes in the prairie, cornfield, and desert
The jar of fools : eight Hanukkah stories from Chelm by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools
 
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Alternative Names
Kimmel, Eric A., 1946-
キメル, エリック・A.
Languages
English (137)
Spanish (5)
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