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Schindel, Morton

Works: 259 works in 429 publications in 3 languages and 17,436 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Folklore  Motion pictures  Short films  Fairy tales 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PZ7.S47, 791.4375
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Publications about Morton Schindel
Publications by Morton Schindel
Most widely held works about Morton Schindel
Most widely held works by Morton Schindel
Harold and the purple crayon and more great stories to spark the imagination by Crockett Johnson( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 1,418 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 866 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 )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 811 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)
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 798 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
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales ( visu )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Strega Nona's assistant, Big Anthony, is determined to prove his knowledge of the magic secrets contained in Strega Nona's magical pasta pot. In so doing, he unleashes a torrent of pasta which threatens to engulf their little Italian town
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly --and more stories that sing ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly: And no one knows why. What else can this old lady fit in her stomach?
Corduroy --and more stories about friendship ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Corduroy: Corduroy tries to find his lost button, so that someone will finally take him home from the department store. Yo! Yes?: Two boys become friends and they no longer have to play alone. Here comes the cat!: A village of mice is about to be visited by a cat
Make way for ducklings --and more Robert McCloskey stories by Robert McCloskey( visu )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
The Mallards look for the perfect spot to raise their young, and find it in the most unlikely place. Their friend Michael, a policeman, helps them to "Make Way for Ducklings" as they march their eight little ones home. A little girl and her mother go out to get "Blueberries for Sal." But Sal and a little bear get mixed up with each other's mothers. Two sisters spending a summer in Maine experience a wonderful variety of natural sights and sounds, in a "Time Of Wonder." Retired fisherman "Burt Dow Deep Water Man" sets out in his leaky boat, the Tidely-Idley, with his pet the Giggling Gull. A storm blows up and they shelter from the storm in the belly of a whale he has recently befriended. "Lentil" saves the day with his harmonica playing when calamity threatens the homecoming celebration for the leading citizen of Alto, Ohio
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 704 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
Bear snores on --and more stories to celebrate the seasons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Bear snores on: All winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea, and make pop corn, all while Bear snores on. Waiting for wings: Butterflies bloom as delicately as flowers. A story of beginnings, middles and ends - eggs, caterpillars and then butterflies. Come on, rain!: Tess knows that the only good thing that can fix the endless summer heat, is a good soaking rainstorm. When it finally comes, there is shouting and dancing as everything comes to life
Red Riding Hood --and more James Marshall fairy tale favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 565 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 549 libraries worldwide
In "Sylvester and the magic pebble, " a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Garndma 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 duaghter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot
The night before Christmas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. Owl moon: A young girl and her father take a magical night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the great horned owl
Chicka chicka 1, 2, 3 --and more stories about counting ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Chicka chicka 1,2,3: See what happens when 101 numbers race each other up an apple tree, and bad bumble bees come buzzing. Which number will save the day? How much is a million? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician answers that question and others, using easily grasped concepts to explain the concepts of a million, a billion, and a trillion. 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
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more amusing animal tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Doreen Cronin's hilarious tale about cows that type out their demands to Farmer Brown. Includes 6 more funny stories about animals
Danny and the dinosaur --and more friendly "monster" stories ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 470 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
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash --and more short stories ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: The class trip to the farm was pretty dull, until the cow started crying, the pigs got on the bus and Jimmy's pet boa got loose! Shrinking Violet: Violet is so shy that she shrinks whenever anyone watches her. So what will Violet do when her teacher gives her a big part in the school play? Will I have a friend? Jimmy's worried about the first day of school. The other children are strangers and he's sure he'll never find a friend, until naptime when he discovers someone who feels the same way he does
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --and 4 more spine-tingling tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 345 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
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Alternative Names
Morton Schindel American educator and producer
Morton Schindel produttore cinematografico statunitense
Schindel, Mort
English (53)
French (3)
Chinese (1)
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