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Tehon, Atha

Overview
Works: 110 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 34,921 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Folklore  Fairy tales  Dictionaries  Stories in rhyme  Echo verse  Pastoral poetry 
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 4,010 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. A mosquito annoyed the iguana, who frightened the python, who scared the rabbit ... and now the whole jungle is in an uproar because the sun won't rise. The animals discuss the situation and decide to punish the mosquito. Even today, whenever we hear a mosquito buzz, we smack it hard!
Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions by Margaret Musgrove( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3,672 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 )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 3,101 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 2,758 libraries worldwide
A Suquamish 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 2,182 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 2,152 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 )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,390 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 1,338 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 1,068 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 )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 975 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 964 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 953 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 949 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 914 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 858 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 770 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 765 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 757 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 732 libraries worldwide
During the night while everyone sleeps, a little boy floats up from his bed and flies through the house and the countryside beyond
A child's calendar by John Updike( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
A poem for each month of the year
 
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