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Tehon, Atha

Overview
Works: 94 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 35,727 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  Fairy tales  Dictionaries  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Stories, plots, etc  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Book designer, Typographer, Designer, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.A213, E
Most widely held works by Atha Tehon
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale by Verna Aardema( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4,069 libraries worldwide
Reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,630 libraries worldwide
Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z
Outside over there by Maurice Sendak( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3,155 libraries worldwide
With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride
Brother eagle, sister sky : a message from Chief Seattle by Seattle( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2,840 libraries worldwide
The words of the legendary Chief Seattle capture the central belief of Native Americans--the sacredness of the earth
Jambo means hello : Swahili alphabet book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2,292 libraries worldwide
Presents a word, with English translation, for each of the twenty-four letters in the Swahili alphabet. Brief explanation of each word introduces an East African custom
Snow-White and the seven dwarfs by Jacob Grimm( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 2,215 libraries worldwide
Retells the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony
The judge : an untrue tale by Harve Zemach( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
A skeptical judge discovers that the five people he had put in jail were telling the truth after all
The midnight farm by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the dark are revealed in this poem describing a farm at midnight
Yonder by Tony Johnston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family
The three wishes : an old story by Margot Zemach( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire to see other parts of the world
Forest of dreams by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
A child praises God for the beauty of nature
Mazel and Shlimazel : or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way
King Grisly-Beard by Jacob Grimm( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door
Tell me a Mitzi by Lore Groszmann Segal( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Three household adventures in the life of Mitzi include an intended trip to grandmother's, sharing a family cold, and reversing the President's motorcade
The Zabajaba Jungle by William Steig( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Leonard penetrates the mysterious Zabajaba Jungle where odd adventures await him, from carnivorous flowers to a petrified monster
A penny a look : an old story by Harve Zemach( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Two brothers set out to capture a one-eyed man to display in the marketplace
Fly by night by Randall Jarrell( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Usædvanlig historie om en stille, ensom dreng, der flyver nøgen rundt om natten og oplever mange ting, som han ikke kan huske om dagen
A child's calendar by John Updike( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve poems describing the activities in a child's life and the changes in the weather as the year moves from January to December
 
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