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Sís, Peter 1949-

Overview
Works: 319 works in 881 publications in 11 languages and 82,998 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Adventure stories  Miscellanea  Toy and movable books  Picture books  Diaries 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Translator, Contributor, Dedicator
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, [FIC]
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The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )
73 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 6,884 libraries worldwide
Just think of it! The young Prince Brat (as everyone calls him) has a whipping boy who takes his punishment for him! The two of them run away only to be captured by kidnappers who get them mixed up. The adventure continues and includes the hot potato man, a dancing bear, and lots of rats! (Reading Grade Level: 3 - 5) (An Accelerated Reader title)
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei by Peter Sís( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 3,059 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 )
13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,817 libraries worldwide
The author recreates his father's visit to Tibet and the wondrous things that he found there
The dragons are singing tonight by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,766 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." Dragons fierce and dragons friendly; dragons lurking outside castles and dragons bought at the mall; dragons' lairs and dragons' eggs, even a menacing dragon that lives in a computer--all spring to life in these enchanting poems and paintings
The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,716 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 tree of life : a book depicting the life of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist & thinker by Peter Sís( Book )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of the famous nineteenth-century naturalist using text from Darwin's writings and detailed drawings by Sis
Follow the dream by Peter Sís( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,141 libraries worldwide
Christopher Columbus overcomes a number of obstacles to fulfill his dream of sailing west to find a new route to the Orient
The 13th floor : a ghost story by Sid Fleischman( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 2,103 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 dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,082 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
The train of states by Peter Sís( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,974 libraries worldwide
Gives information about each state, including capital, motto, state tree, state bird, source of name, and date of statehood
The midnight horse by Sid Fleischman( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,966 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
Madlenka by Peter Sís( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,939 libraries worldwide
Madlenka, whose New York City neighbors include the French baker, the Indian news vendor, the Italian ice-cream man, the South American grocer, and the Chinese shopkeeper, goes around the block to show her friends her loose tooth and finds that it is like taking a trip around the world
Scranimals by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,872 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
Komodo! by Peter Sís( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
A young boy who loves dragons goes with his parents to the Indonesian island of Komodo in hopes of seeing a real dragon. Includes factual information about the Komodo dragon
Trucks, trucks, trucks by Peter Sís( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,768 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 gatefold illustration that opens into a threepage spread
Monday's troll by Jack Prelutsky( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,721 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 )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,666 libraries worldwide
Brief folktales in which there is a mystery or problem that the reader is invited to solve before the resolution is presented
The scarebird by Sid Fleischman( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
A lonely old farmer realizes the value of human friendship when a young man comes to help him and his scarecrow with their farm
Madlenka's dog by Peter Sís( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 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
 
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Alternative Names
Shisu, Pītā, 1949-
Sis, Peter.
Sís, Peter, 1949-
Sís, Petr
Sís, Petr, 1949-
Sīs, Pitir 1949-
Xisi, Bide 1949-
シス, ピーター
Languages
English (262)
Spanish (14)
French (11)
German (8)
Chinese (4)
Japanese (4)
Catalan (2)
Czech (2)
Danish (1)
Slovak (1)
Russian (1)
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