WorldCat Identities

Carter, Abby

Overview
Works: 92 works in 216 publications in 2 languages and 37,221 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Poetry  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.J1529, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Abby Carter
Andy Shane and the very bossy Dolores Starbuckle by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Shane hates school, mainly because of a tattletale know-it-all named Dolores Starbuckle, but Granny Webb, who has taken care of him all his life, joins him in class one day and helps him solve the problem
Maggie's monkeys by Linda Sanders-Wells( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie reports that pink monkeys have moved into the refrigerator, her mother and father play along and accommodate the invisible visitors, much to the frustration of Maggie's older, reality-obsessed brother
Andy Shane and the pumpkin trick by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Shane, with help from Grandma Webb and some marbles, tricks the people who keep stealing his friend Dolores Starbuckle's Halloween pumpkin
Andy Shane and the barn sale mystery by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Andy hosts a barn sale to raise money for a case for Granny Webb's binoculars, he realizes that they accidentally were sold, so with Dolores's help they try to track down the missing binoculars
Baseball ballerina by Kathryn Cristaldi( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baseball-loving girl worries that the ballet class her mother forces her to take will ruin her reputation with the other members of her baseball team
The best seat in second grade by Katharine Kenah( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam's favorite thing about second grade is the class pet, a hamster named George Washington, so when the class goes on a field trip to a science museum, Sam cannot resist bringing George along
The best teacher in second grade by Katharine Kenah( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although reluctant at first, the second graders in Mr. Hopper's class follow new student Luna's suggestion and perform as stars in a "midnight circus" on Family Night
The best chef in second grade by Katharine Kenah( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous chef is coming to visit Mr. Hopper's second grade class, and every one is excited about bringing in their family's favorite dish to share except Ollie, who loves to cook but cannot find a dish his whole family likes
My hippie grandmother by Reeve Lindbergh( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enthusiastic ode to free spirits of all generations. A young girl describes all the things she likes about her grandmother, including growing vegetables, picketing City Hall, and playing the banjo. Who says grandmothers have to wear tidy buns and be relegated to rocking chairs? In lilting rhyme and sunny psychedelic colors, Reeve Lindbergh and Abby Carter introduce the most vibrant, tie-dyed grandmother ever to dance her way across a picture book - together with her cat named Woodstock, her guitar-strumming boyfriend, her organic garden, and her very proud granddaughter. Flower power forever!
Never ride your elephant to school by Doug Johnson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of the disadvantages of bringing an elephant into the classroom
Full house : an invitation to fractions by Dayle Ann Dodds( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Dayle Ann Dodds's engaging rhymes and Abby Carter's dynamic illustrations, this introduction to fractions is a piece of cake. Miss Bloom runs the Strawberry Inn, and she absolutely loves visitors. Throughout the day, she welcomes a cast of hilarious characters, from a duchess to a dog trainer, until all the rooms are taken. It's a full house! But in the middle of the night, Miss Bloom realizes that something is just not right -- and sure enough, downstairs the guests are eating her cake. Readers will be happily inspired to do the math and discover that one delicious cake divided by five hungry guests and one hospitable hostess equals a perfect midnight snack at the Strawberry Inn
Slithery Jake by Rose-Marie Provencher( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming story about the hysteria that ensues when a new pet snake is found missing from his cage
Andy Shane and the Queen of Egypt by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Shane selects Egypt as the topic of his first-ever Culture Fair project, but the very bossy Dolores Starbuckle declares that she is the Queen of Egypt and does not give him a moment's peace until he agrees to let her work with him
What the no-good baby is good for by Elise Broach( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of all the trouble his no-good baby sister causes, John tells his mother the baby has to go and she agrees, John packs the baby's suitcase, he realizes there are some things he likes about his sister, too
Great-Uncle Dracula by Jayne Harvey( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Normal finds it hard enough adjusting to a new town, Transylvania, U.S.A., populated by vampires, witches, and the like, without the bullying of a third-grade classmate
Never babysit the hippopotamuses! by Doug Johnson( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babysitting hippopotamuses leads to wacky events and unruly incidents
Andy Shane : hero at last! by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy wants two things very much--to win the contest for the best decorated bicycle in the "Home Sweet Home parade" and to be a hero--but his best friend Dolores stands in the way of at least one goal
Ollie's school day : a yes-and-no book by Stephanie Calmenson( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asks the reader a series of yes or no questions as Ollie gets dressed, spends a day at school, and returns home
Andy Shane is NOT in love by Jennifer Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Andy Shane befriends the new girl in town, everyone thinks he must be in love with her, but the reason he is spending so much time with her is because her dog just had puppies
I thought I'd take my rat to school : poems for September to June( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems capturing the good and the bad sides of school, by such authors as Russell Hoban, Gary Soto, and Karla Kuskin
 
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Maggie's monkeys
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English (81)

French (2)

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Maggie's monkeysAndy Shane and the pumpkin trickAndy Shane and the barn sale mysteryBaseball ballerinaThe best seat in second gradeThe best teacher in second gradeThe best chef in second gradeMy hippie grandmother