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Gibson, Barbara

Overview
Works: 125 works in 237 publications in 7 languages and 14,697 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Board books  Toy and movable books  Pop-up books  Biography  Stories in rhyme  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer, Illustrator, Photographer, Singer
Classifications: E843.K47, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Gibson
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Gibson
A pocket full of kisses by Audrey Penn( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chester Raccoon is worried that his mother does not have enough love for both him and his new baby brother
Chester Raccoon and the big bad bully by Audrey Penn( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chester tells his mother about the school bully, she asks him to gather his friends to hear a story about getting along with people who are prickly
A kiss goodbye by Audrey Penn( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chester Raccoon is very unhappy about leaving his home in a tree that has been marked by tree cutters, but his mother tries to convince him that their new home might be even better
Chester Raccoon and the acorn full of memories by Audrey Penn( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chester Raccoon's good friend Skiddel Squirrel has had an accident and will not be returning - ever. Chester is upset that he won't get to play with his friend anymore. Mrs. Raccoon suggests that Chester and his friends create some memories of Skiddel, so that they will have good memories when they miss him. Chester, his brother Ronny, and their friends decide to gather at the pond, where they combine their memories and create a touching celebration of their friend's life. Many young children must face the loss of loved ones or the need to attend a funeral. This sweet story will help children
How things are made( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how a variety of products--such as kaleidoscopes, baseballs, marbles, matches, toothpaste, light bulbs, and bridges--are made, highlighting the ways in which manufacturing techniques have changed over the years. A wall poster and a 24-page booklet of games and puzzles are included
Your world of pets by Susan McGrath( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the wild ancestors of modern pets, how to choose a suitable pet, and how to care for eleven different kinds, including dogs, cats, rabbits, gerbils, fish, and horses
N is for our nation's capital : a Washington, DC alphabet by Marie Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An A-Z pictorial for children all about our nation's capital including, famous people, geography, history, and symbols. Topics are introduced with poems accompanied by expository text to provide detailed information"--Provided by publisher
Chester the brave by Audrey Penn( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young raccoon learns the meaning of bravery and a method for overcoming his fears
Life's little fable by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in Italian and English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of the pond there is no gravity and Jarrod, who has never fallen or felt heavy or learned to swim, wants to go into the pond, not knowing the grave danger that lurks there
Early childhood : where learning begins : mathematics : mathematical activities for parents and their 2- to 5-year-old children by Carol Sue Fromboluti( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical activities for parents and their 2- to 5-year-old children
A bedtime kiss for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chester the raccoon goes to bed at sunrise, the shadows cast in his room are frightening and keep him from falling asleep
Early childhood, where learning begins : geography : with activities for children ages 2 to 5 years of age by Carol Sue Fromboluti( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This resource book is intended to aid parents of children aged 2 to 5 years in teaching geography. The book offers ideas about how to encourage and give direction to enable young children to develop the vocabulary, awareness, and curiosity necessary to lay the foundation for the study of geography. Suggested activities are included and are organized around five specific themes. The themes are: (1) "Where are things located?" (2)"What characteristics make a place special?" (3) "What are the relationships among people and places?" (4) "What are the patterns of movement of people, products, and information?" And (5) "How can the Earth be divided into regions for study?" Each chapter begins with background, examples of questions geographers ask, and explanations of the early developmental skills that are involved. A 16-item reference list and glossary conclude the book, along with maps, a resource list with suggestions of where to get free maps, and a list of easy reading or picture books related to geography. (Lb)
Creatures of the desert world by Barbara Gibson( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the activities of various animals in Arizona's Sonoran Desert
A color game for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chester the raccoon and his friends have a game that they can play any time--looking for each of the colors in whatever they see
Explore a tropical forest by Barbara Gibson( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Portuguese and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pop-up illustrations depict the rich variety of plant and animal life found in a tropical rain forest
The whistling tree by Audrey Penn( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Penny inquires about a wooden headboard hand-carved by her great-grandfather, she learns, with the help of great-great-uncle, Johnny Elk, of her Cherokee heritage and the special gift The Great Spirit has bestowed upon her
The dragonfly door by John Adams( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two insect friends, water nymphs Lea and Nym, play together in the marsh. While sleeping, Nym discovers that her friend Lea has died and gone to a new world as a dragonfly
A kissing hand for Chester Raccoon by Audrey Penn( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chester the raccoon is worried to be apart from his mother, she teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him
Chester Raccoon and the almost perfect sleepover by Audrey Penn( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chester Raccoon goes to his first sleepover and enjoys a day of fun and games with his friends. But when it is time to go to sleep, Chester feels his mother's love through his Kissing Hand, but still misses his home. Chester goes home and Mrs. Raccoon assures him he came home at just the right time"--
Hide and seek by Barbara Gibson( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in French and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how various animals use camouflage to protect against predators. Features pop-up and movable illustrations
 
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A pocket full of kisses
Alternative Names
Gibson, Barbara

Gibson, Barbara L.

Gibson Barbara Leonard-

Gibsone, Barbara

깁슨, 바바라 레너드

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Chester Raccoon and the big bad bullyA kiss goodbyeChester Raccoon and the acorn full of memoriesN is for our nation's capital : a Washington, DC alphabetLife's little fableA bedtime kiss for Chester RaccoonCreatures of the desert worldExplore a tropical forest