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Books with author Mirra Ginsburg

  • Good Morning, Chick

    Mirra Ginsburg

    Library Binding (Demco Media, May 1, 1989)
    Tells of the perilous, yet comic, adventures of a chick after it hatches from its egg and begins to discover the world around itself
  • What Kind of Bird Is That

    Mirra Ginsburg, Giulio Maestro

    Hardcover (Crown Publishers, March 15, 1973)
    Anxious to be the most beautiful creature on earth, Goose trades his neck, beak, wings, legs, and tail with other birds
  • The King Who Tried to Fry an Egg on His Head


    Hardcover (Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, April 30, 1994)
    After marrying his three daughters off to the Sun, Moon, and Raven, the foolish King tries to emulate the special talents of his sons-in-law, with ridiculous results, in a lively retelling of an old Russian folktale.
  • Clay Boy

    Mirra Ginsburg, Jos. A. Smith

    Library Binding (Greenwillow, May 30, 1997)
    In an animated retelling of a Russian folktale, a clay boy comes to life as soon as he is made by Grandpa and sets out to the village to sate his enormous appetite, which results in his growing to enormous proportions.
  • Mushroom in the Rain

    Mira Ginsburg

    Hardcover (Weston Woods, June 15, 1990)
  • The Old Man and His Birds

    Mirra Ginsburg, Donna Ruff

    Hardcover (Greenwillow, Sept. 1, 1994)
    Young readers will love solving the wonderfully illustrated mystery of who the old man is, why his robes change color, and why strange birds fly out of his sleeves.
  • Two Greedy Bears


    Board book (Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Oct. 1, 1976)
    A clever fox teaches two bears a lesson about greed.
  • The Lazies: Tales of the Peoples of Russia

    Mirra Ginsburg, Marian Parry

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1973)
    The wit and wisdom of the Russian people are revealed in this selection of fifteen folktales
  • The Old Man and His Birds

    Mirra Ginsburg, Donna Ruff

    Hardcover (Greenwillow, Sept. 1, 1994)
    A mysterious old man wears a rich robe, hiding birds that cause the seasons to change
  • The Fisherman's Son

    Mirra Ginsburg, Tony Chen

    Hardcover (Greenwillow Books, )
  • Good Morning, Chick

    Mirra Ginsburg, Byron Barton

    Library Binding (Greenwillow, Aug. 1, 1980)
    "An ingenious barnyard story, brief but well-paced, simple but colorful."--Booklist. "The bright pictures and the wealth of animal sounds and actions make it a natural for the very youngest."--School Library Journal.
  • The Proud Maiden, Tungak, and the Sun: A Russian Eskimo Tale

    Mirra Ginsburg, I. Galanin

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1974)
    An Eskimo folktale about an evil spirit and a beautiful girl explains how the arctic year came to be divided into darkness and light