WorldCat Identities

French, Vivian

Overview
Works: 739 works in 1,977 publications in 7 languages and 77,981 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Big books  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Sound books 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.F897, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Vivian French
 
Most widely held works by Vivian French
The robe of skulls by Vivian French( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a very expensive new robe, and she will stop at nothing--including kidnapping and black magic--to get the money to pay for it
The bag of bones by Vivian French( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the quill writes "Go Go Go" frantically on the wall, and the House of the Ancient Crones heaves Gracie Gillypot outside onto the path, it can mean only one thing: there's Trouble in the Five Kingdoms. This time it's in the form of a beady-eyed, green-tongued witch named Truda Hangnail
Growing frogs by Vivian French( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and child watch as tadpoles develop and grow into frogs
Yucky worms by Vivian French( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping Grandma in the garden, a child learns about the important role of the earthworm in helping plants grow
A present for Mom by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother's Day
T. Rex by Vivian French( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip through a special dinosaur exhibition with a young boy and his granddad as they learn about the greatest meat-eating dinosaur of all-- Tyrannosaurus rex
Once upon a time by John Prater( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters
Henny Penny by Vivian French( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henny Penny and her barnyard friends are on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they meet a hungry fox, but Henny Penny's quick thinking saves the day
The heart of glass by Vivian French( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gracie Gillypott and Prince Marcus embark on a dwarf-watching outing, not knowing that the dwarves have enlisted some unreliable trolls to help them make crowns for a royal wedding, thus putting the humans' expedition in peril
I love you, Grandpa by Vivian French( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grandpa comes to stay for the weekend, the children tire him out with all their activities
Oliver's vegetables by Vivian French( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes
The flight of dragons : the fourth tales from the five kingdoms by Vivian French( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Gracie Gillypot's birthday, greedy, chocolate-hungry twins awaken the banished Old Malignant One, and unless Gracie can find a powerful, long-forgotten dragon's egg, the Five Kingdoms may succumb to evil magic and Total Oblivion
Lazy Jack by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway
The most wonderful thing in the world by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a fairy tale follows a young man who becomes a princess' unlikely suitor when the king and queen issue a decree that whoever presents them with the most wonderful thing in the world will win their daughter's hand in marriage
Caterpillar, caterpillar by Vivian French( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl learns about caterpillars and butterflies as she watches her grandfather grow them on the nettles in his garden
Oliver's fruit salad by Vivian French( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he loves to help Grandpa pick fresh fruit, Oliver will not eat any until one day Mum prepares something very special in a big glass bowl
Once upon a picnic by John Prater( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them
Oliver's milk shake by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auntie Jen takes Oliver to a farm, buys the special ingredients she needs, and makes him a yummy scrummy fruity frothy icy nicy tip top tasty dreamy creamy milk shake
Princess Alice and the magical mirror by Vivian French( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Alice determines to take responsibility when she causes another princess to drop and shatter a vase during the school's preparation for the term garden party
The music of zombies by Vivian French( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When planning for Cockenzie Rood Day, Prince Albion gets kidnapped because a zombie wants to play his fiddle in the talent contest. Trueheart, a prince and Gubble the troll must stop the zombie before real damage is done to the Five Kingdoms
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The robe of skulls
Alternative Names
French, Viv

French, Viv 1945-

Furenchi, Vivian 1945-

Vivian French auteur de livres pour enfants

Vivian French Brits schrijfster

ויויאן פרנץ'

ויויאן פרנץ' סופרת בריטית

프렌치, 비비안

프렌치, 비비언

フレンチ, ヴィヴィアン

フレンチ, ビビアン

Languages
English (211)

Spanish (5)

German (2)

Welsh (2)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The bag of bonesGrowing frogsYucky wormsA present for MomT. RexOnce upon a timeHenny PennyThe heart of glass