WorldCat Identities

Johnston, Lynn Franks 1947-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 306 publications in 3 languages and 9,797 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Caricatures and cartoons  Comics (Graphic works)  Life skills guides  Exhibition catalogs  Humor 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Scenarist, Editor
Classifications: PN6728.F6, 741.5971
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lynn Franks Johnston
If this is a lecture, how long will it be? : a For Better or for worse collection by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

54 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 2,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoons offer a humorous look at family life, college, first love, adolescence, preschool, and other events in the life of the Patterson family
Farley follows his nose by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farley the dog follows his nose from one good smell to another all over town
Laugh'n learn Spanish : featuring North America's most popular comic strip "For better or for worse" by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures and humor from 100 syndicated Spanish-language versions of the comic strip "For Better or For Worse" help readers build their Spanish language skills. Each strip is graded by difficulty and accompanied by glosses, usage notes, and a summarizing activity
Suddenly silver : celebrating 25 years of For better or for worse by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of cartoons from the strip's entire run, accompanied by the author's commentary on her own life and how it became reflected in the world of her cartoon family, the Pattersons
It's the thought that counts-- : For better or for worse fifteenth anniversary collection by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting from scratch by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Better or Worse collection
Remembering Farley : a tribute to the life of our favorite cartoon dog by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoons follow the ups and downs of the Patterson family and celebrate the life of their beloved 14-year-old sheep dog, Farley
Farley and the lost bone by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring has finally arrived and Farley can't remember where he buried his bone last fall, so he digs under Elly's flower beds, John's model train set, and in Lizzie's sandbox until he remembers the special place where he left it
Seasons by Stan Sakai( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just a simple wedding : a for better or for worse collection by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the last of the For Better or Worse collection books. Grandparents Elly and John adapt to a smaller home, while son Michael and his family spread out in the old Patterson house. Elizabeth and Anthony's romance is rekindled, bringing things full circle."--Page 4 of cover
She's turning into one of them! : a For better or for worse collection by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Patterson family undergoes more humorous changes as their youngest daughter, April, becomes a teenager
David, we're pregnant! : 101 cartoons for expecting parents by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something old, something new : For better or for worse 1st treasury by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of cartoons from the strip's earliest collections, as well as entirely new cartoons, accompanied by the author's commentary and photographs from her own life
Do they ever grow up? : 101 cartoons about the terrible twos and beyond by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and Danish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving home : survival of the hippest by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never preachy, always informative, and full of laughs, Leaving Home is packed with tried and true nuggets, from tips on finding an apartment to tips on getting your eviction notice reversed, from someone with a sense of humor who's & quot;been there, done that. & quot; The reader is walked through essentials such as building a home-grown vacation, & quot;Too Broke to Break? & quot; handling depression, & quot;It Can Get You and You Can Fight Back, & quot; and dealing with school and job jitters. Eleven sections are crammed with advice on furnishing apartments, mastering the ancient art of bartering, living with & quot;the boss without a heart, the prof without a clue, & quot; and more. It includes such gems as: The Yard Sale -- Your & quot;Vintage Kitchenware Store & quot;; Rules for Roommates: Rent Is Not A Voluntary Contribution; Your Mother Is No Longer the Alarm Clock; The Mail Is Always For You! Leaving Home not only relays how to avoid common pitfalls, but also how to get out after you've landed in them face first! Pearls of wisdom and insightful cartoons make this a must-read for anyone starting life on their own
Hi mom! Hi dad! : 101 cartoons for new parents by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and Danish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's one thing after another! : for better or for worse 4th treasury by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of comic strips that follows the lives of the Patterson family
In the beginning, there was chaos : For better or for worse 2nd treasury by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The strips in this treasury include almost everything published between the spring of 1981 and the fall of 1983"--Page [2]
Making ends meet : For better or for worse 3rd treasury by Lynn Franks Johnston( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects Johnston's fifth, sixth, and seventh individual collections: "The Last Straw, Keep the Home Fries Burning," and "It's all Downhill From Here," along with Lynn's thoughts and observations along the way
The bestest present by Lynn Franks Johnston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's only one thing standing between the Patterson family and a very merry Christmas ... Where's "The Bestest Present?"
 
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Farley follows his nose
Alternative Names
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Languages
English (155)

Danish (2)

French (2)

Covers
Farley follows his noseLaugh'n learn Spanish : featuring North America's most popular comic strip "For better or for worse"Suddenly silver : celebrating 25 years of For better or for worseIt's the thought that counts-- : For better or for worse fifteenth anniversary collectionStarting from scratchRemembering Farley : a tribute to the life of our favorite cartoon dogFarley and the lost boneSeasons