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Gravel, Elise

Overview
Works: 134 works in 427 publications in 3 languages and 11,331 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction  Graphic novels  Humorous fiction  Science fiction  Biography  Biographies  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.G7728, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elise Gravel
 
Most widely held works by Elise Gravel
Space taxi by Wendy Mass( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On "Take Your Kid to Work Day," eight-year-old Archie discovers that his father drives a space taxi that shuttles aliens from one area of the universe to another
Water planet rescue by Wendy Mass( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his taxi driver dad, and a talking cat named Pockets are on an intergalactic mission to save an underwater planet in peril"--
Olga and the smelly thing from nowhere by Elise Gravel( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering a smelly creature in her garbage can that she names after herself, Olga befriends and studies the eccentric Olgamus using the scientific method, the practices of Jane Goodall, and other scientific concepts
The cranky ballerina by Elise Gravel( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Saturdays make Ada cranky because that's the day of her ballet class, and she hates ballet"--
The worm by Elise Gravel( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares information on the earthworm with graphic illustrations and fact-filled text that traces its extensive history as well as its habitats, anatomy, and behaviors. In addition to the visual gags, the author includes basic facts about the creepers, such as their ability to sense light without eyes, the manner in which they get around, and the food they like to eat
The fly by Elise Gravel( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the common housefly and its fondness for all things revolting. The autho takes obvious joy in detailing the housefly's typical meals, which include such savoury delights as garbage-juice soup, dirty diapers, and 'doggie doo'. The Muscidae family (to which the housefly belongs) is depicted with Mom, Dad, a younger sibling, and a slouchy adolescent fly. Includes graphic illustrations and fact-filled text that traces its extensive history as well as its habitats, anatomy, and behaviors
I want a monster! by Elise Gravel( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in French and English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie's friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don't they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely?"--
The slug by Elise Gravel( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and French and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gross mucous covering (in order to find a partner, the slug can follow another slug's mucous trail. True love!). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Slug contains real information that will tie in with curriculum
Head lice by Elise Gravel( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in French and English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Check out this humorous but informative book about head lice
The spider by Elise Gravel( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in French and English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series of hilarious nonfiction about disgusting creatures, this book looks at the spider. It covers such topics as the spider's habitats (pretty much everywhere but outer space), the silk it spins (it can trap prey and makes a nifty bowtie), and its parenting practice (female spiders carry around their eggs in a silk purse). Although silly and off-the-wall,The Spider contains real information that will both amuse and teach
Jessie Elliot is a big chicken by Elise Gravel( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the summer before high school, Jessie Elliot vows to never change her fun-filled, dorky ways--that is until her best friend starts hanging out with the cool kids"--
The rat by Elise Gravel( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the rat, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its powerful tail to its disease-carrying nature
The great Antonio by Elise Gravel( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in French and English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What made the Great Antonio so great? He weighed as much as a horse; he once wrestled a bear; he could devour twenty-five roast chickens at one sitting. In this whimsical book, beloved author and illustrator Elise Gravel tells the story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life strongman who had muscles as big as his heart"--Page 4 of cover
The toad by Elise Gravel( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Humorous text and funny illustrations will leave young readers croaking for more
We're out of here! by Elise Gravel( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olga decides she would like to figure out what planet Meh is from and begins to conduct some research on space travel
A day in the office of Doctor Bugspit by Elise Gravel( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bugspit and his top-secret Fix-It-Up syrup treat a variety of strange maladies at his outer space clinic
Adopt a glurb by Elise Gravel( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits, behavior, and care of a glurb (a noisy, mischievous little monster with smelly feet)
The mushroom fan club by Elise Gravel( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elise Gravel is back with a whimsical look at one of her family's most beloved pastimes: mushroom hunting! Combining her love of getting out into nature with her talent for anthropomorphizing everything, Gravel takes us on a magical tour of the forest floor and examines a handful of her favorite alien specimens up close. While the beautiful coral mushroom looks like it belongs under the sea, the peculiar lactarius indigo may be better suited for outer space! From the fun-to-stomp puffballs to the prince of the stinkers-the stinkhorn mushroom-and the musically inclined chanterelles, Gravel shares her knowledge of this fascinating kingdom by bringing each species to life in full felt-tip marker glory."--
If found, please return to Elise Gravel by Elise Gravel( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the vibrant and playful If Found ..., Elise Gravel invites readers to sneak a peek into her sketchbook where imaginary creatures run wild. There's Donald, who sings off-key; Francine, who likes to eat stones; and Wilson, who only wants to grow a nice long beard. And that's just the beginning ... there are also vampire boogers, bizarre plants that smell like bacon, and a whole page dedicated to monster farts-you'll never guess who the loudest! Filled to the brim with charming felt marker illustrations, If Found ... is not just an exhibition of Gravel's work, but an invitation to young artists to keep a daily sketchbook. She reveals her top tips to becoming a successful illustrator-practice! practice! practice!-while imparting some wise words regarding our tendencies to dismiss "bad art". If Found ... is sure to become an instant hit with anyone who's ever had the desire to let their imagination run wild on the page, regardless of drawing abilities or age."--
Archie takes flight by Wendy Mass( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On "Take Your Kid to Work Day," eight-year-old Archie discovers that his father drives a space taxi that shuttles aliens from one area of the universe to another
 
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A day in the office of Doctor Bugspit
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Adopt a glurb
Alternative Names
Elise Gravel Canadian children's book author

Elise Gravel schrijfster uit Canada

Gravel, Élise

그라벨, 엘리즈

イリース・グラベル

Languages
English (119)

French (83)

Swedish (2)