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Sís, Peter 1949-

Overview
Works: 293 works in 953 publications in 18 languages and 83,194 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Adventure stories  Biographical fiction  Miscellanea  Toy and movable books  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Translator, Other, Contributor, Draftsman
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, FIC
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The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )
77 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 6,726 libraries worldwide
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei by Peter Sís( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,050 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe
Tibet : through the red box by Peter Sís( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
The author recreates his father's visit to Tibet and the wondrous things that he found there
The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,680 libraries worldwide
A plucky Mexican girl tries to recover her dream from the Dream Stealer who takes her to his castle where countless dreams and even more adventures await
The dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who grew up a painfully shy child, ridiculed by his overbearing father, but who became one of the most widely-read poets in the world. Includes author's note about the poet
The dragons are singing tonight by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 2,400 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems about dragons, including "I'm an Amiable Dragon," "If You Don't Believe in Dragons," and "A Dragon Is in My Computer."
Follow the dream by Peter Sís( Book )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,124 libraries worldwide
In a pictorial retelling Christopher Columbus overcomes a number of obstacles to fulfill his dream of sailing west to find a new route to the Orient, and so discovers the New World. Suggested level: primary
The tree of life : a book depicting the life of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist & thinker by Peter Sís( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 2,114 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of the famous nineteenth-century naturalist using text from Darwin's writings and detailed drawings by Sis
The 13th floor : a ghost story by Sid Fleischman( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 libraries worldwide
When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative
The train of states by Peter Sís( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,983 libraries worldwide
Gives information about each state, including capital, motto, state tree, state bird, source of name, and date of statehood
Scranimals by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,896 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been scrambled together to create never-seen-before creatures
Fire truck by Peter Sís( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,869 libraries worldwide
Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread
The midnight horse by Sid Fleischman( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,845 libraries worldwide
Touch enlists the help of The Great Chaffalo, a ghostly magician, to thwart his great-uncle's plans to put Touch into the orphan house and swindle The Red Raven Inn away from Miss Sally
Komodo! by Peter Sís( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
A young boy who loves dragons goes with his parents to the Idonesian island of Komodo in hopes of seeing a real dragon. Includes factual information about the Komodo dragon
Madlenka by Peter Sís( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
Madlenka has lived in New York City, on the same block, in the same building, in the same apartment since the day she was born. But her friends, the French baker, the Indian news vendor, the Italian ice cream man, the German lady who sits by her window and the Asian shopkeeper make her feel like a trip around the block is a trip around the world
Trucks, trucks, trucks by Peter Sís( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
As a little boy cleans up his room, he gives one word descriptions of the work his various toy trucks do, such as hauling, plowing, and loading. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread
Monday's troll by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen poems about such unsavory characters as witches, ogres, wizards, trolls, giants, a yeti, and seven grubby goblins
Stories to solve : folktales from around the world by George Shannon( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented. Each of these 14 delightful folktales is a short puzzle to be solved through cleverness, common sense or careful observation of details in the text. The tales are timeless and universal
Madlenka's dog by Peter Sís( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
As Madlenka walks her imaginary dog around her city block, her neighbors see in her pet the image of the dogs they had as a children
The scarebird by Sid Fleischman( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
Billedbog om farmeren Lonesome John, et fugleskræmsel og en ensom ung medhjælper
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Sís
Peter Sís Amerikaans schrijver
Peter Sís Czech illustrator and writer
Peter Sís tschechoslowakischer, US-amerikanischer Bilderbuchkünstler und Trickfilmzeichner
Petr Sís Český ilustrátor a spisovatel
Shisu, Pītā 1949-
Sis, Peter.
Sís, Peter 1949-
Sís, Petr
Sís, Petr 1949-
Sīs, Pitir 1949-
Xisi, Bide 1949-
시스, 페터 1949-
시스, 피터 1949-
シス, ピーター
Languages
English (251)
German (28)
French (20)
Spanish (19)
Japanese (14)
Chinese (11)
Czech (9)
Swedish (5)
Italian (4)
Danish (3)
Korean (2)
Persian (2)
Russian (1)
Catalan (1)
Slovak (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
Norwegian (1)
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