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Deitch, Gene

Overview
Works: 359 works in 614 publications in 5 languages and 19,325 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Fairy tales  Folklore  Interviews  Animated films  Film and video adaptations  Poetry 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Adapter, Performer, Conceptor, Film editor, Scenarist, Animator, Translator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 936 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
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 884 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?
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more fun on the farm by Doreen Cronin( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
In the first story, 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. In the second, Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. Lastly, all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city
Harry, the dirty dog --and more terrific tails ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 814 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 (Live action)
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 764 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!
Rosie's walk by Pat Hutchins( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 757 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
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 710 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
Diary of a worm --and 4 more great animal tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 708 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!
Sylvester and the magic pebble --and more magical tales by William Steig( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 578 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
Red Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Tom and Jerry the movie by Phil Roman( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 555 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 505 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
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales by H. C Andersen( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Updated version of the classic tale of a vain emperor with a vast wardrobe who finds the true meaning of the saying "clothes do not make the man."
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
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 464 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
Harold and the purple crayon and more great stories to spark the imagination ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Plus 6 more stories: A Picture for Harold's Room; Harold's Fairy Tale; The Swineherd; Time of Wonder; The Foolish Frog; and Drummer Hoff
James Marshall's favorite fairy tales ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Animated presentation of 3 fairy tales retold by James Marshall
Charlie needs a cloak by Tomie DePaola( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 389 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 356 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 by William Steig( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Compilation of three video adaptations of Steig's picture books. 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 a 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)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
Dutch (1)
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