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Egielski, Richard

Works: 80 works in 281 publications in 5 languages and 44,105 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Fairy tales  Nursery rhymes  Humor  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.Y819, E
Publication Timeline
Publications about Richard Egielski
Publications by Richard Egielski
Most widely held works by Richard Egielski
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,691 libraries worldwide
Al, a janitor, and his faithful dog, Eddie, live in a single room on the West Side. They eat together, they work together, they do everything together. So what's the problem? Their room is crowded and cramped; their life is an endless struggle. Al and Eddie are practically at each others throats when a large and mysterious bird offers them a new life in paradise. After some debate, they decide to accept. Transported to a gorgeous island in the sky, Al and Eddie are soon living a life of ease and luxury. But they come to find that the grass can be a little too green on the other side. After a dramatic, nearly tragic escape from their paradise prison, both man and dog agree: there really is no place like home
The Tub people by Pam Conrad( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
A family of wooden toys lives on the edge of the bathtub until disaster strikes and they fear they have been separated forever
The fierce yellow pumpkin by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
A little pumpkin dreams of the day when he will be a big, fierce, yellow pumpkin who frightens away the field mice as the scarecrow does
The web files by Margie Palatini( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
Ducktective Web and his partner try to quack the case of the pilfered peck of perfect purple almost-picked peppers
The end by David LaRochelle( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
When a princess makes some lemonade, she starts a chain of events involving a fire-breathing dragon, one hundred rabbits, a hungry giant, and a handsome knight. Suggested level: junior, primary
Louis the fish by Arthur Yorinks( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
An unhappy butcher from Flatbush finally achieves happiness
The gingerbread boy by Richard Egielski( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
A freshly baked gingerbread boy escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes his pursuers until he meets a clever fox
The letter, the witch, and the ring by John Bellairs( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Following clues in a mysterious deathbed letter, Rose Rita and a friendly witch, Mrs. Zimmerman, are lured into the sinister world of the occult
Buz by Richard Egielski( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Korean and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
When a little boy swallows a bug along with his cereal, pandemonium breaks out as the bug searches for an antidote, and Keystone Cops-like pills search for the bug
Three French hens : a holiday tale by Margie Palatini( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
Three French hens outwit a hungry Bronx fox and show him the true meaning of Christmas
Oh, brother by Arthur Yorinks( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Milton and Morris, two orphaned immigrant brothers in New York, brave their way in the New World taking jobs as trapeze artists, fruit peddlers, and tailors, and discover life's bitter realities
Fire! Fire! said Mrs. McGuire by Bill Martin( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
In this version of the old rhyme, the fire turns out to be the smoke from the candles of a birthday cake
Chester Cricket's pigeon ride by George Selden( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Nostalgic for his country home, Chester Cricket braves the busy city streets in search of a tree and finds a new friend in the process
The Tub grandfather by Pam Conrad( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 957 libraries worldwide
When the Tub child discovers his missing grandfather asleep under the radiator, the whole Tub family rallies to wake him up
Slim and Jim by Richard Egielski( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Slim the rat and his new friend Jim the mouse find that their yo-yo tricks come in handy when they are threatened by a tough, old one-eyed cat
Amy's eyes by Richard Kennedy( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
A girl who has changed into a doll and a doll who has changed into a sea captain sail the pirate-ridden high seas with a crew of Mother Goose animals, in search of gold treasure
Christmas in July by Arthur Yorinks( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Santa Claus loses his pants and gets arrested, so Christmas is postponed until July
A telling of the tales : five stories by William J Brooke( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
A retelling of five classic folk/fairy tales, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Jack and the Beanstalk, from a contemporary perspective
The small world of Binky Braverman by Rosemary Wells( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Binky Braverman's stay with his aunt and uncle in Memphis unexpectedly proves to be full of adventure when characters on the boxes and jars in their kitchen come to life and become his friends
Call me Ahnighito by Pam Conrad( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
A huge meteorite describes how it lay half-buried in Greenland for centuries until it is finally excavated by members of a Peary expedition and begins a new journey
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Alternative Names
에젤스키, 리차드 1952-
이겔스키, 리처드 1952-
エギエルスキー, リチャード
English (142)
Japanese (6)
Korean (3)
Afrikaans (2)
Chinese (1)
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