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Werth, Kurt

Overview
Works: 218 works in 376 publications in 1 language and 16,467 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Christmas stories  Poetry  Riddles  Biography  Fairy tales  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, 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 year without a Santa Claus by Phyllis McGinley( Book )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 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 678 libraries worldwide
Josh McBroom sets the record straight about his remarkable one acre farm on which things grow so fast he has to step out of the way as soon as the seeds are planted
McBroom's ear by Sid Fleischman( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 667 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 628 libraries worldwide
Billedbog om en amerikansk farm
Noodles, nitwits, and numskulls by Maria Leach( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 611 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 570 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 564 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 )
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
This tall tale tells how a farmer and his family harnessed the wind
McBroom the rainmaker by Sid Fleischman( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 360 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
Samuel Clemens by Charles Michael Daugherty( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read biography of the American author whose writings greatly reflected the events in his life
That Lincoln boy by Earl Schenck Miers( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 290 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
Lazy Jack by Kurt Werth( Book )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Jack's stupidity by chance nets him a fortune and a lovely wife
Molly and the giant by Kurt Werth( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
At the expense of the giant, brave, smart Molly seeks and finds fortune for herself and her two timid sisters
Once the Mullah : Persian folk tales by Alice Geer Kelsey( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
"The kindxly mullah is priest, teacher and judge in his village in Persia. He is always ready to help his neighbours, but his solutions to their problems are often astonishing and very funny"--Book jacket
The first Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )
4 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Two German children learn the reason for the Christmas tree. Grades 3-4
King Thrushbeard by Kurt Werth( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 209 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
How a piglet crashed the Christmas party by Boris Zakhoder( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A piglet disguises himself to attend the school children's Christmas party
Mr. Picklepaw's popcorn by Ruth Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
When Mr. Picklepaw stores his popcorn in a sheet-iron shed and a very hot day comes, the whole town enjoys the result
 
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Alternative Names
Kurt Werth deutsch-US-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker
Kurt Werth German-American illustrator
Languages
English (54)
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