Lithgow, John 1945-
Most widely held works about John Lithgow
Most widely held works by John Lithgow
Shrek ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,623 libraries worldwide
A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
The remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
The musical prodigy Farkle McBride tries a number of instruments before discovering that conducting the orchestra makes him happy.
Life's greatest miracle ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,379 libraries worldwide
The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child.
Confessions of a shopaholic ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
Rebecca Bloomwood is a young woman struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source. She unintentionally lands a job writing for a Manhattan financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically, now Rebecca is writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided. Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her 'shopaholic' condition will bring her real happiness.
Micawber by John Lithgow ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
Micawber, a squirrel fascinated by art, leaves a museum with an art student and secretly uses her supplies to make his own paintings.
Kinsey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation.
Leap year ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places.
Einstein's big idea ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom.
Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Korean and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
Marsupial Sue, a young kangaroo, finds happiness in doing what kangaroos do.
I'm a manatee by John Lithgow ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
A boy imagines that he is a manatee, sprinkling seaweed on his raisin bran-atee and dignifying his watery domain with his wit, sophistication, and urbanity.
The poets corner : the one-and-only poetry book for the whole family ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
"John Lithgow has hand-picked some of the best poems ever written in this quintessential collection for the whole family to treasure"--Provided by publisher.
Rugrats in Paris the movie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 963 libraries worldwide
When Stu Pickles is summoned to work at EuroReptarland, Paris' newest amusement park, the Rugrats kids tag along. Love is in the air for Chuckie's dad, Chas. Could Chuckie be getting a new mom? The Rugrats kids learn valuable lessons in courage, loyalty and true love in this music-filled journey featuring the hit song, "Who let the dogs out?"
A Lithgow palooza! : 101 ways to entertain and inspire your kids by John Lithgow ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
A collection of 101 inexpensive or free activities designed to stimulate children's imaginations.
A civil action ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns.
Harry and the Hendersons ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him.
Carnival of the animals by John Lithgow ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
A mischievous boy slips away from his teacher during a field trip to a natural history museum and, after the museum closes, sees all of the people he knows transformed into animals.
A civil action ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients.
Cliffhanger ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Rocky Mountain rescue workers discover a distress call to locate five climbers is really a trap set by a merciless international terrorist, and millions of dollars and their own lives hang in the balance.
Footloose ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality.
Footloose ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 740 libraries worldwide
A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenage daughter in high school who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance.
Anderson, Anne,--1936?- Animated films Animated films Audiobooks Biographical films Biography Children's films Comedy films Documentary television programs Dogs Drama Drinking water--Contamination Fairy tales Families Feature films Feature films Fetus--Growth Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Ghouls and ogres Groundwater--Pollution--Law and legislation History Human reproduction Juvenile works Legal films Liability for water pollution damages Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Massachusetts--Woburn Monsters Motion picture industry Motion pictures Motion pictures--Social aspects Musical films Romantic comedy films Schlichtmann, Jan Trials Trials (Toxic torts) Ugliness United States Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired W.R. Grace & Co World War (1939-1945)
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