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Werth, Kurt

Overview
Works: 213 works in 340 publications in 1 language and 18,359 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous stories  Poetry  Fairy tales  Biography  Folklore  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Ghost stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, [FIC]
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Publications about Kurt Werth
Publications by Kurt Werth
Publications by Kurt Werth, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Kurt Werth
 
Most widely held works by Kurt Werth
The thing at the foot of the bed : and other scary tales by Maria Leach( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over
The year without a Santa Claus by Phyllis McGinley( Book )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
When Santa Claus announces that he is taking his first vacation the children of the world decide to give Santa a merry Christmas
McBroom tells the truth by Sid Fleischman( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
An unfortunate land investment turns out to be a wonderful one-acre farm
McBroom's Ear by Sid Fleischman( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 libraries worldwide
The war is on when the grasshoppers attack Josh McBroom's fabulous one-acre farm and prize ear of corn
McBroom's zoo by Sid Fleischman( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
The McBrooms start a zoo with the Desert Vamooser, Silver-Tailed Teakettler, Sidehill Gouger, and other rare animals dropped in the path of the passing tornado
Noodles, nitwits, and numskulls by Maria Leach( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Brief silly stories, jokes and riddles from the folklore of many lands
One dark night by Edna Mitchell Preston( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 libraries worldwide
The Jack-o'-lantern, skeleton, scarecrow, witch, ghost, and robber who came sneaking down the road one dark night were all frightened home by the squeak of a mouse
Tony's birds by Millicent E Selsam( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
A young boy goes for a bird walk with his father, and soon he has learned about using the field glasses and guide book, and is watching birds by himself
McBroom and the big wind by Sid Fleischman( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
This tall tale tells how a farmer and his family harnessed the wind
McBroom the rainmaker by Sid Fleischman( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
When a great drought on the prairie causes cows to give powdered milk and mosquitoes to grow almost as large as small cowsheds, McBroom comes up with a novel idea for producing rain
The legends of Paul Bunyan by Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five tales about the legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan
Samuel Clemens by Charles Michael Daugherty( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read biography of the American author whose writings greatly reflected the events in his life
Lazy Jack by Kurt Werth( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Jack's stupidity by chance nets him a fortune and a lovely wife
That Lincoln boy by Earl Schenck Miers( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the youth who grew to be sixteenth President of the United States, telling of his family, various homes and jobs, and experiences, through his first campaign for political office
Molly and the giant by Kurt Werth( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
At the expense of the giant, brave, smart Molly seeks and finds fortune for herself and her two timid sisters
The monkey, the lion, and the snake by Kurt Werth( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A peasant, who is refused his promised reward by a nobleman whom he rescued from a pit, is avenged by three animals
Once the Mullah; Persian folk tales retold by Alice Geer Kelsey by Alice Geer Kelsey( Book )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The first Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Two German children learn the reason for the Christmas tree. Grades 3-4
One Mitten Lewis by Helen Kay( Book )
2 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Lewis is always losing one of his mittens so his mother must keep getting him new ones until he meets a girl with the same problem
King Thrushbeard by Kurt Werth( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
An ill-tempered princess finds fault with all her suitors until her exasperated father decides to marry her to the first vagabond who comes to the door
 
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