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Deitch, Gene

Overview
Works: 389 works in 638 publications in 6 languages and 19,968 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Fairy tales  Folklore  Interviews  Poetry  Picture books  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Adapter, Performer, Conceptor, Film editor, Scenarist, Animator, Translator
Classifications: PZ10.3.H97, 791.4575
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Publications about Gene Deitch
Publications by Gene Deitch
Most widely held works by Gene Deitch
Harold and the purple crayon ... and more Harold stories by Crockett Johnson( visu )
11 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 1,726 libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more fun on the farm ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie needs a cloak: When Charlie's old cloak becomes torn and tattered, he spins a new one, showing how cloth is made from wool
Where the wild things are --and other Maurice Sendak stories by Maurice Sendak( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 872 libraries worldwide
In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Harry, the dirty dog --and more terrific tails by Barr Films( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales ( visu )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Strega Nona: "Never go near my cooking pot," warns old witch Strega Nona. But does Big Anthony listen? No! Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn. What can he do with it now? Stone soup: When three soldiers come to town, all the townsfolk hide their food. If the soldiers can't find any food, what will they eat? Stone soup, of course!
Diary of a worm --and 4 more great animal tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
The "Diary of a Worm" reveals how a young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world. "Anatole" is a very content, happy, sophisticated French mouse - until he hears how much humans dislike mice. The humans change their tune after Anatole becomes the cheese taster and cheese rater for the Duval Cheese Factory. A boy may be a mischievous rogue, but he still knows that "Frog Goes to Dinner" only at home. Frog, however, has a habit of escaping his notice, and sneaks along. A little girl wanders through the house, crying, "I Lost My Bear!" She asks her mother, father, and older sister for help, to no avail. At the end of a long day, she finally spots him, in the most unlikely spot!
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story
Rosie's walk by Pat Hutchins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another
Red Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Sylvester and the magic pebble --and more magical tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
Tom and Jerry Whiskers away! ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Catch everyone's favorite cat and mouse team as they race from one adventure to another
Noisy Nora --and more stories of mischief ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
What's a mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all mom and dad's time? For Nora, the answer is easy. Yup, it's plenty of noise. T is for Terrible is about the poor Tyrannosaurus Rex. He is a dinosaur, but wonders why everyone is frightened of him. Then he chases down his dinner. Is he really a terrible lizard? Cannonball is a small, little dog, who escapes from the pound. Taken in by a clown, the dog gets his name by curling up inside the cannon, being fired, and delighting crowds. Sudden celebrities, the clown and dog are happy together. "Munro" is a four year-old, and he has been drafted. This being the military, they don't realize their mistake for the longest time
Danny and the dinosaur --and more friendly "monster" stories ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more amusing animal tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Click, clack, moo cows that type: Cows that type? Hens on strike? How can Farmer Brown run his farm with no milk and no eggs? Chicken Little: Chicken Little and her bird-brained friends fret that the sky is falling. Meanwhile a mean fox cooks up a plan to eat them. The cow who fell in the canal: Hendrika is tired of just eating and producing milk all day, so she rides down the canal to see the city. I, Crocodile: An Egyptian crocodile who loves to eat becomes an instant celebrity in a fancy fountain in Paris. Hot hippo: Hippo promises not to eat Ngai's little fishes so that he is allowed to live in the cool water. Waiting for wings: Beautiful butterflies are brought to life through music and stunning illustrations. Let's give Kitty a bath!: Two kids decide to give their family cat a bath, but they're going to have to catch him first
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Emily's first 100 days of school: As the days and weeks of school go by, Emily and her classmates learn a lot: about reading, writing, counting, and other new ideas. Reading to your bunny: Young Freddy Bunny is having trouble learning in school. He would rather play video games and watch TV anyway, until he learns how to read. If you made a million: Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is an expert guide about the various forms of money
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
A collection of short animated children's fiction films based on picture books of fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen
James Marshall's favorite fairy tales ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Charlie needs a cloak by Tomie DePaola( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
A shepherd shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --and 4 more spine-tingling tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Pete's a pizza: When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza out of Pete. Doctor De Soto: Everyone's favorite mouse dentist helps a fox with a sore tooth who has plans for the dentist after the visit. The Amazing Bone: Pearl, a piglet, befriends a talking bone she finds in the woods
 
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Alternative Names
Deitch, Eugene Merril 1924-
Languages
English (74)
French (3)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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