Most widely held works by Victoria Chess
Brenda Berman, wedding expert by Jane Breskin Zalben ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,620 libraries worldwide
When Brenda's favorite uncle decides to marry, Brenda sees visions of a gold lamé flower-girl's outfit, until Uncle Harry and his bride-to-be show up with her niece. Includes cake, frosting, and punch recipes.
Ghosts! : ghostly tales from folklore by Alvin Schwartz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
Presents seven, easy-to-read ghost stories based on traditional folk tales and legends from various countries.
A hippopotamusn't and other animal verses by J. Patrick Lewis ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 libraries worldwide
More than thirty mostly humorous poems about a variety of animals.
The queen of Eene by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Fourteen humorous poems including "Poor Old Penelope," "Curious Clyde, " and "Uncle Bungle."
Tyrannosaurus wrecks : a book of dinosaur riddles by Noelle Sterne ( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A collection of riddles about dinosaurs including "How does a dinosaur send a letter? Fierce class" and "What kind of dinosaurs make good policemen? Tricera-cops."
Ten sly piranhas : a counting story in reverse, (a tale of wickedness-- and worse!) by William Wise ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
A school of ten sly piranhas gradually dwindles as they waylay and eat each other.
King Long Shanks by Jane Yolen ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Although he hates their poor poetry, a frog king agrees to let two flattering scoundrels create an outfit for him that will show off his fine, long, strong legs and test the loyalty of his subjects.
The sheriff of Rottenshot : poems by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixteen humorous poems including "The Sheriff of Rottenshot," "The Soggy Frog, " and "The Ghostly Grocer of Grumble Grove."
Rolling Harvey down the hill by Jack Prelutsky ( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous poems about the narrator's four friends, one of whom is the obnoxious Harvey.
Princess Gorilla and a new kind of water : a Mpongwe tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
King Gorilla decrees that no one may marry his daughter until a suitor strong enough to consume a barrel of strange, intoxicating water is found.
Tommy at the grocery store by Bill Grossman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Tommy is mistaken for items in a grocery store until his mother comes to the rescue.
The twisted witch and other spooky riddles by David A Adler ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Dozens of riddles feature witches, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and other spooky creatures.
The Scaredy Cats by Barbara Bottner ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
When the Scaredy Cat family's fears keep them from doing things, Baby Scaredy Cat suggests they might be missing good things as well.
Good night, dinosaurs by Judy Sierra ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Verses describe the bedtime preparations of different kinds of dinosaurs.
The beautiful butterfly : a folktale from Spain by Judy Sierra ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
After choosing a husband for his sweet singing voice, a beautiful butterfly mourns the fact that he is swallowed by a fish, until a king in his underwear reunites the two.
Spider Kane and the mystery under the May-apple by Mary Pope Osborne ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
With the help of a spider, a moth, and two ladybug friends, a young butterfly tries to uncover the mystery involving a gossamer-winged butterfly with whom he has fallen in love.
This for that : a Tonga tale by Verna Aardema ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Rabbit tricks the other animals of the African plain into giving her food and other treats.
Teeny tiny tingly tales by Nancy Van Laan ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Three rhyming scary stories.
Tales for the perfect child by Florence Parry Heide ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Swedish and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Vignettes of children whose less than desirable behavior is masked in insidious but acceptable ways.
Spider Kane and the mystery at Jumbo Nightcrawler's by Mary Pope Osborne ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Lieutenant Leon Leafwing and Detective Spider Kane investigate the mysterious disappearance of Leon's mother and members of the Order of the Moth.
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