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Title: Mimsy Were the Borogoves Title Record # 189840
Author: Lewis Padgett
Date: 1943-02-00
Variant Title of: Mimsy Were the Borogoves (by Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
User Rating: 9.08 (12 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: child protagonist (1), other dimensions (1), science fiction (1), time scoop (1), into-movie (1), education (1), enhanced intelligence (1), toys (1), time machine (1), into-tv (1), children (1)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 2019 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, February 1943 1943-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
132
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag William Timmins Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1948-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
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 Gnome There Was and Other Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1950-00-00 Lewis Padgett Simon & Schuster  
$2.50?$: US dollar
276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edd Cartier , K Chester Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1951-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1957-07-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-63
$0.35?$: US dollar
186
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
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1958-01-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-63
$0.35?$: US dollar
186
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  
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1965-01-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion F1047
$0.50?$: US dollar
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 Checkmark
The Little Monsters 1969-00-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Macfadden-Bartell 75-282
$0.75?$: US dollar
160
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday  
$7.95?$: US dollar
xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 2265
$2.98?$: US dollar
xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
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 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
C$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
672
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
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere 78328
0.40?: UK pound
349
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 1972-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
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 1973-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon J115
$1.50?$: US dollar
672
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
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere 0-7221-7829-8
0.40?: UK pound
349
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
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time 1975-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 22012
$1.75?$: US dollar
672
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
From Heinlein to Here 1979-12-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61784-3 / ME1784
$2.75?$: US dollar
xi+
656
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-30618-2
$5.98?$: US dollar
xiii+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 5, 1943 1981-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #426) 0-87997-604-7 / UE1604
$2.75?$: US dollar
380
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 One Plus One Studio Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 5, 1943 1981-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-604-7 / UE1604
C$2.95?C$: Canadian dollar
380
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 One Plus One Studio Checkmark
Analog's Children of the Future 1982-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27778-4
$12.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Analog's Children of the Future 1982-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications  
$2.95?$: US dollar
288
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
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Third Series 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-43522-5   633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1986-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$4.95?$: US dollar
672
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 Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85062-X
$35.00?$: US dollar
990+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orbit 1-85723-271-2
25.00?: UK pound
990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
From Heinlein to Here 1996-07-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-821-0 / WW 11089
$14.99?$: US dollar
xxvii+
529
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 Michael Scott Cohen Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-85509-5
$27.95?$: US dollar
990
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 1-56865-878-8 / 17987
$10.98?$: US dollar
xi+
560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 2001-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg The Easton Press     xi+
558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
From Heinlein to Here 2002-03-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4245-9
$32.50?$: US dollar
xxxi+
565
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 Hallie Gladden Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2003-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 0-765-30536-4
$27.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2005-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
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 Kenn Brown Checkmark
Two-Handed Engine 2005-07-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press 0-9712051-3-2
$225.00?$: US dollar
914
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore 2006-05-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press / SFBC 0-7394-6810-3 / 1210833
$14.99?$: US dollar
913
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2018-02-06 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 978-1-250-30362-2
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Kenn Brown  
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, September-October 2020 2020-09-00 ed. Trevor Quachri Dell Magazines  
$7.99?$: US dollar
212
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 Soo Lee Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 26346
$1.95?$: US dollar
672
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
From Heinlein to Here date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61910-2
$3.50?$: US dollar
xi+
656
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.25?$: US dollar
672
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 I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
672
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 Night Side date unknown ed. August Derleth Four Square Books 1657
A$0.80?A$: Australian dollar
270
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 Josh Kirby  
From Heinlein to Here date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor 0-451-62427-0
$4.95?$: US dollar
xi+
656
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2
$19.99?$: US dollar
xiv+
560
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 Kenn Brown Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 26346
$1.95?$: US dollar
672
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 I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
672
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 I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-44933-1
$2.50?$: US dollar
672
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 I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
xii+
672
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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