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Title: The Big Front Yard Title Record # 55685
Author: Clifford D. Simak
Date: 1958-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1958 The Big Front Yard [as by Clifford Simak]
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Elisabeth Gille
French La grande cour du devant [as by Clifford Simak]
1961Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Das Tor zur anderen Welt [as by Clifford Simak]
1961Just as the first german publication translated by Tony Westermayr, just with a changed title
German Der große Vorgarten
1966Translated by Valentino De Carlo
Italian L'aia grande
1979Translated by Uwe Anton, initially published as Ein großer Vorgarten
German Der große Vorgarten
1979Translated by Uwe Anton
German Ein großer Vorgarten
1980Translated by Mirjana Živković
Croatian Veliko prednje dvorište [as by Clifford Simak]
1998 French La grande cour du devant

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1959 Hugo Best Novelette

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, October 1958 1958-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Freas Checkmark
The Worlds of Clifford Simak 1960-00-00 Clifford Simak Simon & Schuster   $3.75 378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Saul Lambert Checkmark
The Worlds of Clifford Simak 1960-08-00 Clifford Simak Simon & Schuster / SFBC   $1.20 302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Saul Lambert Checkmark
The Worlds of Clifford Simak 1961-00-00 Clifford Simak Avon G-1096 $0.50 191
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Worlds of Clifford Simak 1961-00-00 Clifford Simak Avon G-1096 C$0.50 191
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
La croisade de l'idiot 1961-00-00 Clifford Simak Denoël (Présence du Futur #52)   F5.00 255
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  
Das Tor zur anderen Welt 1961-06-00 Clifford Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #20) Z 20 DM 4.00 195
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.
coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Das Tor zur anderen Welt 1961-06-00 Clifford Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #20) Z 20 DM 6.80 195
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
The Hugo Winners 1962-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday   $4.50 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Hugo Winners 1962-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday   C$4.95 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Hugo Winners 1962-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC     xvi+
318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1963-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson   18/- 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Das Tor zur anderen Welt 1963-03-00 Clifford Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #015) 015 DM 2.20 183
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1964-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Avon S-127 $0.60 xv+
320
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
The Hugo Winners 1964-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Avon S-127 C$0.60 xv+
320
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
The Hugo Winners 1964-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Penguin Books 1905 4/6 342
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 Monsù Desiderio Checkmark
Gamma #5 1966-03-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni Gamma (Italy) 5 500 Lit 144
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 Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1968-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Penguin Books 1905 5/- 342
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 Hollis  
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two 1972-01-00 Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 2000 $3.98 849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-05788-1 $9.95 xi+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 1973-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1811 $0.95 320
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 Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 1973-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC 5715 $3.50 xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2162 $1.25 320
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 Checkmark
I premi Hugo: Volume 1º: 1955-1961?I premi Hugo: Volume Primo: 1955-1961
1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov De Carlo Editore (Italy)   4,500 Lit 405
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Three 1974-04-00 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01738-4 £3.20 440
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1974-07-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 / 19729 $1.75 559
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 Checkmark
La croisade de l'idiot 1975-04-25 Clifford Simak Denoël (Présence du Futur #52)     254
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
Skirmish: The Great Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak 1977-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Berkley/Putnam 0-399-12032-7 $8.95 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Frank Riley (artist) Checkmark
Aliens 1977-11-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit / Futura 0-86007-958-9 £0.70 156
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Skirmish: The Great Short Fiction of Clifford D.Simak 1978-08-00 Clifford D. Simak Berkley Books 0-425-03821-1 $1.95 xiii+
272
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 Frank Riley (artist) Checkmark
Aliens: 3 Novellas 1978-08-00 ed. Ben Bova St. Martin's Press 0-312-01859-2 $7.95 156
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Chronister Checkmark
Titan 12 1979-10-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke, Ben Bova Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3669) 3-453-30586-8 DM 4.80 205
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Sirius, #45 1980-03-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   20 din. 148
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.
mag Alberto Pujolar Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1981-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23917-9 $2.25 320
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 Attila Hejja Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1982-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $3.95 559
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  
Analog: Readers' Choice 1982-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 284
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
The Analog Anthology #2 1982-01-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 284
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
Analog: Readers' Choice 1982-03-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27681-8 $12.95 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Die Fünfziger Jahre II 1982-04-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0019-8 DM 28.00 374+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Das Forschungsteam 1982-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #13) 3-453-30804-2 DM 9.80 447
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
La croisade de l'idiot 1983-08-00 Clifford Simak Denoël (Présence du Futur #52) 2-207-30052-8   254
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 Arlette Boudier Checkmark
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection (Vol. 3) 1990-00-00 ed. uncredited The Easton Press     x+
367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #808) 0-88677-405-5 $4.95 351
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Isaac Asimov DAW Books 0-88677-405-5 / UE2405 C$5.95 351
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Super Hugos 1992-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Baen 0-671-72135-6 $4.99 424
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 Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
I premi Hugo 1955-1962 1993-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #201)   6,000 Lit 336
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 Barclay Shaw  
Over the River and Through the Woods 1996-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Tachyon Publications 0-9648320-2-X $25.00 xiii+
218
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Dashow Checkmark
Over the River and Through the Woods 1996-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Tachyon Publications 0-9648320-2-X $40.00 xiii+
218
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Dashow  
Over the River and Through the Woods 1996-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Tachyon Publications 0-9648320-2-X $65.00 xiii+
218
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Dashow  
The Civilisation Game and Other Stories 1997-07-00 Clifford D. Simak Severn House 0-7278-5169-1 £16.99 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Honorable adversaire et autres nouvelles 1998-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Librio (Librio #246) 2-277-30246-5 F10.00 123
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.
coll Patrice Giffard Checkmark
Over the River and Through the Woods 1999-06-00 Clifford D. Simak Tachyon Publications / SFBC 00282 $9.98 xiii+
218
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Dashow Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2008-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 978-0-7653-0532-9 $29.95 xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2010-02-00 ed. Ben Bova Orb 978-0-7653-0533-6 $18.99 xi+
527
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 Big Front Yard and Other Stories 2015-10-20 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-1283-6 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Jason Gabbert Checkmark
The Big Front Yard and Other Stories 2016-08-02 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-3945-1 $15.99 xi+
315
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.
coll Jason Gabbert Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $1.95 559
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 Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2315 $1.50 320
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 Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 02000   849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 $2.25 559
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 Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-42739-7 $2.50 559
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 Checkmark
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