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Title: Child's Play Title Record # 45668
Author: William Tenn
Date: 1947-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1958Translated by 中村能三 (Yoshimi Nakamura)
Japanese
1966Translated by Pierre Billon (to be confirmed for the Planète anthology).
French Jeu d'enfant
1966 Italian Gioco per bambini
1972Translated by Heinz Nagel
German Der Menschenbaukasten
1972Same translation by Heinz Nagel as first german publication
German Kinderspiel
1975 Dutch Kinderspel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, March 1947 1947-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Rogers Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1948-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 ix+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1948-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers     ix+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1951-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-08-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Herbstman Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-10-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Herbstman Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1952-02-20 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster   $3.95 xv+
583
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1953-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster / SFBC   $1.90 xv+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1954-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Grayson & Grayson   9/6 239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxy of Ghouls 1955-05-00 ed. Judith Merril Lion Library LL25 $0.35 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth B. Thomas Checkmark
宇宙の妖怪たち?Uchū no Yōkaitachi
1958-10-00 ed.
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
( #3008)
    295
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Off the Beaten Orbit 1959-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Pyramid Books G397 $0.35 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Off the Beaten Orbit 1961-12-00 ed. Judith Merril Pyramid Books F-683 $0.40 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Second Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1965-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Four Square Books 1211 5/- 319
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
L'âge d'or de la science-fiction: Tome 2 1966-05-13 ed. uncredited OPTA (Fiction Spécial #9)   F6.00 269
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
anth Checkmark
Paradosso per tredici 1966-12-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione   0 Lit 324
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Il pianeta Hellzapoppin 1967-06-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione   2,500 Lit 340
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
The Seven Sexes 1968-06-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books U6134 $0.75 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Seven Sexes 1968-06-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books U6134 C$0.75 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Il pianeta Hellzapoppin 1968-11-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo De Carlo Editore (Italy)   1,500 Lit 268
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Les chefs-d'œuvre de la science-fiction?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la science-fiction
1970-04-30 ed. Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth André Béguin Checkmark
Beyond Control 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4 $5.95 219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer Checkmark
Das Robothaus 1972-06-00 William Tenn Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3297) 3297 DM 2.80 142
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Atelier Frank & Zaugg Checkmark
Beyond Control 1973-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4   219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer  
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume 2 1973-04-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Doubleday 0-385-02732-X $7.95 xv+
458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Friedman Checkmark
Beyond Control 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel-Leaf 2112 $0.95 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Gene Szafran Checkmark
Vuurwater 1975-00-00 William Tenn Meulenhoff (M=SF #88) 90-290-0249-2   248
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Beyond Control 1976-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel-Leaf 2112 $1.25 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Gene Szafran Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-30618-2 $5.98 xiii+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
The Seven Sexes 1980-10-00 William Tenn Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28956-0 $2.25 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Seven Sexes 1980-10-00 William Tenn Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28956-0 C$2.75 236
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 9, 1947 1983-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #519) 0-87997-802-3 $3.50 366
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 9, 1947 1983-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-802-3 C$3.95 366
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bernal Checkmark
Die Vierziger Jahre II 1983-04-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0033-3 DM 32.00 381+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fifth Series 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-47566-9 $6.98 641
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Histoires mécaniques 1985-04-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3820) 2-253-03659-5   413
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Manchu Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-02-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-07-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2002-09-00 William Tenn NESFA Press / SFBC 52644 $14.50 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Beyond Control 2009-03-05 ed. Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5510-9 $14.99 220
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Seven Sexes 2013-05-00 William Tenn Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12926-9 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Beyond Control: Seven Stories of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4 $6.95 219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer Checkmark
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