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Zemach, Margot

Overview
Works: 183 works in 568 publications in 11 languages and 40,838 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fairy tales  Poetry  Biography  Picture books  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Other, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.1.Z4, E
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 )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,837 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 )
44 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,755 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 )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,892 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 )
22 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
Eight Eastern European Jewish folktales of imps and crickets, witches and Rabbis, and of Schlemiel who set out to see the wonders of the world
The Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted to them by an enchanted fish
The little red hen : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Finnish and held by 1,374 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 Chinese mirror by Mirra Ginsburg( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional Korean tale in which a mirror brought from China causes confusion within a family as each member looks in it and sees a different stranger
The three wishes : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
Mazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
"Inspired by his memory of a story his mother told him when he was a child"--Dustjacket
The Cat's elbow and other secret languages by Alvin Schwartz( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Presents instructions for speaking thirteen secret languages, including Pig Latin, one of the best known and easiest codes to learn, and Boontling, developed by people in a California town
Some from the moon, some from the sun : poems and songs for everyone by Margot Zemach( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,110 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 1,104 libraries worldwide
Two foolish cats go to the old monkey of the mountain to settle their quarrel
The sign in Mendel's window by Margot Zemach( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,102 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
Mommy, buy me a China doll; adapted from an Ozark children's song by Harve Zemach( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 1,099 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
The three little pigs : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional tale
All God's critters got a place in the choir by Bill Staines( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Celebrates how all the animals in the world make their own music in their own way, some singing low, some singing higher
Naftali the storyteller and his horse, Sus : and other stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories which explores the humor and life of the people of Poland
Hush, little baby by Margot Zemach( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and Afrikaans and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A baby is promised a strange assortment of things from a mocking bird to a horse and cart--all for not crying
The foundling, and other tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 919 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
A penny a look : an old story by Harve Zemach( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 918 libraries worldwide
Two brothers set out to capture a one-eyed man to display in the marketplace
 
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Alternative Names
Cemach, Margo 1931-1989
Tsuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989
Zemach, Margoth
Zuemakku, Māgotto 1931-1989
ツェマック, マーゴット
Languages
English (240)
French (9)
Japanese (5)
Korean (5)
Chinese (4)
Italian (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Xhosa (1)
Spanish (1)
Finnish (1)
Zulu (1)
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