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Cohen, Sheldon 1949-

Works: 36 works in 174 publications in 4 languages and 3,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Children's films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Short films  Computer animation films  Compilation television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Illustrator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Sheldon Cohen
Publications by Sheldon Cohen
Most widely held works by Sheldon Cohen
The hockey sweater by Roch Carrier( Book )
31 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 631 libraries worldwide
In the days of Roch's childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy's hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard's number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair like Richard. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Much to Roch's horror, he is sent the blue and white sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs, dreaded and hated foes to his beloved team. How can Roch face the other kids at the rink?
The wheels on the bus --and more sing along favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Bear snores on --and more stories to celebrate the seasons by Karma Wilson( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 592 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
The boxing champion by Roch Carrier( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Each spring, when the ice melts off the hockey rink, Roch gets a bloody nose in a boxing match against one of the many Cote brothers. Finally, one spring, Roch invests all of his savings in the Miracle Muscle exercisers
Kishka for Koppel by Aubrey Davis( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"A magic meat grinder helps a poor Jewish couple learn a little gratitude after the three wishes it grants them go awry"--Unedited summary from book
The longest home run by Roch Carrier( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"The longest home run in the history of baseball was hit by a girl." So begins a baseball misadventure in the village of Ste. Justine. This time, a strange girl named Adeline shows up at the daisy field where Roch and his friends play baseball all summer. She proceeds to hit a towering home run, right through the window of the crankiest man in town. Adeline has other powers as well, which Roch and the boys discover at a magic show. But without the baseball, the game cannot go on. When Adeline literally disappears, who do you think has to get the ball back?
The basketball player by Roch Carrier( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
When Roch is off at boarding school for the first time, he is expected to play basketball to learn how to face life's challenges, but his fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors far worse than the basketball court. Away from home and off to a seminary boarding school for the first time, Roch finds he is expected to play basketball. It's seen as an important tool for facing life's challenges if he is "To go very far on the road of life." And so begins the latest in Roch's sports misadventures as fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors worse than those on the basketball court. It all leads to a surprise ending as he finds his own way of making his mark
Le plus long circuit by Roch Carrier( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
De passage à Sainte-Justine P.Q., Adéline frappe un circuit qui sidère les garçons de la place et brise la vitre du sergent Bouton. Tout s'explique, c'est une magicienne. Même si l'on ne retrouve pas tout à fait les qualités de "Le chandail de hockey", cet album n'en demeure pas moins un excellent ouvrage tant par le texte que l'illustration: les auteurs utilisent la même formule
Leonard Maltin's animation favorites from the National Film Board of Canada ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Leonard Maltin hosts a program comprised of his favorite animation from the National Film Board of Canada's vast library
The sweater by Roch Carrier( visu )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
In this animated short, Roch Carrier recounts the most mortifying moment of his childhood. At a time when all his friends worshipped Maurice "Rocket" Richard and wore his number 9 Canadiens hockey jersey, he was mistakenly sent a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey from Eaton's. Unable to convince his mother to send it back, he must face his friends wearing the colours of the opposing team. This short film, based on the book The Hockey Sweater, is an NFB classic that appeals to hockey lovers of all ages
I want a dog ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In this charming, animated story, young May wants a dog more than anything else in the world
Le joueur de basket-ball by Roch Carrier( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Le dšarroi d'un garȯn qui fait son entrě au collg̈e, au pensionnat des anněs 1950. Un excellent portrait tant par le texte que l'illustration, des institutions classiques de l'p̌oque. [SDM]
From book to film : animated classics by Sheldon Cohen = Du livre au film : classiques animés de Sheldon Cohen ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In Roch Carrier's The sweater, in rural 1940s Québec, a boy is mortified when his mother orders him a new hockey sweater from a catalog, and due to a mix-up, he receives a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater instead of the sweater of his beloved Montreal Canadiens. Wilma Riley's controversial Pies shows how two neighbors are able to heal the wounds of prejudice over coffee. Snow Cat, by Dayal Kaur Khalsa, is a timeless tale where love endures in the face of loss, while her whimsical I want a dog applauds a child's ingenuity
Snow cat ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
One snowy afternoon, a grandmother mesmerizes her young grandchild with a moving tale of a lonely girl and an unforgettable magical cat made out of snow to be her companion, with one warning: the cat must never go inside Elsie's warm house. A wise and touching allegory about the nature of acceptance
Le Chandail by Roch Carrier( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
With every boy in a small Quebec town wearing the sweater of the Montreal Canadiens to play hockey, one child is horrified when, because of a mail order mix-up, he is forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater
Secondhand Lions by Tim McCanlies( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Based on the traditional folk tale of The Three Wishes, this animated short by Sheldon Cohen is about a poor couple who try to decide which of their dreams should come true after being granted special powers. The story is adapted by Toronto children's author Aubrey "--Container
Pies by Wilma Riley( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This sweater is for you! : celebrating the creative process in film and art : with the animator and illustrator of "The hockey sweater" by Sheldon Cohen( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
KJFG no. 5 : also featuring, The sweater. When the bats are quiet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"KJFG no. 5: ... Three "professional" musicians - the Bear, the Rabbit, and the Wolf - are practicing their art in the forest, when suddenly a hunter appears on the scene. The sweater: ... Roch Carrier's most mortifying childhood memory - being forced by his mother to wear a rival hockey team's sweater to school - is brought to life. When the bats are quiet: Through the wind and rain on a dark night, a lonely man wanders through the woods. Arriving at a mysterious house, what does he expect to find when the bats are quiet?"--Container
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Alternative Names
Sheldon Cohen Canadian illustrator and animator
English (94)
French (43)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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