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Tehon, Atha

Overview
Works: 33 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 40,823 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Poetry  Dictionaries  Picture books  Fairy tales  Stories, plots, etc  Humorous stories  Big books 
Roles: Book designer, Typographer, Designer, 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 4,125 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 3,663 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 3,192 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 2,889 libraries worldwide
A Squawmish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction
Jambo means hello : Swahili alphabet book by Muriel L Feelings( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2,355 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
The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story by Gloria Houston( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2,336 libraries worldwide
Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war
Snow-White and the seven dwarfs by Jacob Grimm( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 2,272 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
Soul looks back in wonder by Tom Feelings( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,702 libraries worldwide
Artwork and poems by Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage. After completing the stunning art for Soul Looks Back In Wonder, Tom Feelings approached stellar authors Maya Angelou, Margaret Walker, Walter Dean Myers, Lucille Clifton, among others. They wrote these inspired poems to pass on the heritage of strength, beauty, and creativity to today's African Americans--especially young people
The judge : an untrue tale by Harve Zemach( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,484 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 1,467 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 1,213 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 1,080 libraries worldwide
A very poor woodsman who is granted three wishes by an imp is urged by his wife to wish for riches
Forest of dreams by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
A child praises God for the beauty of nature
Waiting for the evening star by Rosemary Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,050 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
The banza : a Haitian story by Diane Wolkstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way
Mazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1,022 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
King Grisly-Beard by Jacob Grimm( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 927 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 859 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 843 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 838 libraries worldwide
Two brothers set out to capture a one-eyed man to display in the marketplace
 
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