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Zemach, Margot

Overview
Works: 184 works in 652 publications in 8 languages and 38,212 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Short stories  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Fairy tales  Poetry  Nursery rhymes  Children's songs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Creator, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PZ8.1.Z4, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Margot Zemach
Publications by Margot Zemach
Publications by Margot Zemach, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Margot Zemach
 
Most widely held works by Margot Zemach
Duffy and the devil by Harve Zemach( Book )
27 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 3,688 libraries worldwide
The spinning and knitting the devil agrees to do for her win Duffy the Squire's name and a carefree life until it comes time for her to guess the devil's name
It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale by Margot Zemach( Book )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,682 libraries worldwide
Unable to stand his overcrowded and noisy home any longer, a poor man goes to the Rabbi for advice
The judge : an untrue tale by Harve Zemach( Book )
25 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
A skeptical judge discovers that the five people he had put in jail were telling the truth after all
When Shlemiel went to Warsaw & other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
25 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
Eight stories based on traditional Jewish themes from Eastern Europe include: Shrewd Todie & Lyzer the Miser; Tsirtsur & Peziza; Rabbi Leib & the Witch Cunegunde; The Elders of Chelm & Genendel's Key; Shlemiel, the Businessman; Utzel & His Daughter Poverty; Menaseh's Dream; When Shlemiel went to Warsaw
The little red hen : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
28 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional tale about the little red hen whose lazy friends are unwilling to help her plant, harvest, or grind the wheat into flour, but all are willing to help her eat the bread that she makes from it
The three little pigs : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional tale
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
14 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 1,080 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
Mommy, buy me a China doll : adapted from an Ozark children's song by Harve Zemach( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
The short story tells the tale of a young girl who wished her mother to trade some family possessions and buy her a china doll. The story is written in rhyming verses
Some from the moon, some from the sun : poems and songs for everyone by Margot Zemach( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of traditional poems and songs, including "This Little Pig Went to Market," "Brave News is Come to Town," and "Bingo."
The two foolish cats : suggested by a Japanese folktale by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 998 libraries worldwide
Two foolish cats go to the old monkey of the mountain to settle their quarrel
The sign in Mendel's window by Mildred Phillips( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
When a stranger comes to Kosnov and accuses Mendel the butcher of stealing his money, the whole town joins in to show the police who is really guilty
Naftali the storyteller and his horse, Sus : and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
22 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories which explores the humor and life of the people of Poland
All God's critters got a place in the choir by Bill Staines( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Celebrates how all the animals in the world make their own music in their own way, some singing low, some singing higher
Hush, little baby by Margot Zemach( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and Afrikaans and held by 882 libraries worldwide
A baby is promised a strange assortment of things from a mocking bird to a horse and cart--all for not crying
A penny a look : an old story by Harve Zemach( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and French and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Two brothers set out to capture a one-eyed man to display in the marketplace
The foundling, and other tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Six short stories dealing with events that preceded the birth of Taran, a key figure in the author's five works on the Kingdom of Prydain
Los tres deseos : un viejo cuento by Margot Zemach( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
Self portrait : Margot Zemach by Margot Zemach( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
En børnebogskunstner fortæller her sin egen historie ganske kort i en billedbog for lidt større børn
 
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Alternative Names
Cemach, Margo 1931-1989
Margot Zemach American children's illustrator and writer
Margot Zemach Amerikaans illustratrice (1931-1989)
Tsuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989
Zemach, Harve 1931-1989
Zemach, Margoth
Zemach, Margoth 1931-1989
Zuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989
제마크, 마고 1931-1989
ツェマック, マーゴット
Languages
English (250)
Spanish (11)
Serbian (3)
French (2)
Hebrew (2)
Korean (2)
Finnish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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