Newman, David 1954-
Most widely held works by David Newman
Ice age ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Twenty thousand years ago, as the Earth was being overrun with glaciers, Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, Sid the sloth, and the human baby Scrat become a courageous quartet braving the frozen terrain and embarking on an incredible journey to return Scrat to human civilization.
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of hand and the kids wreak havoc in the home their mother has neatly prepared for an upcoming party. So The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back.
How to lose a guy in 10 days ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Andi is the "How to" girl at an up-and-coming women's magazine who need to prove she can pick up any guy and dump him in 10 days. And in order for Ben to win an advertising presentation he needs to prove he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Now that they are a "couple" and the clock is ticking, anything goes ...
Monster-in-law ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
After years of looking for Mr. Right, Charlotte 'Charlie' Cantilini finally finds the man of her dreams, Kevin Fields, only to discover that his mother, Viola, is the woman of her most unpleasant nightmares. Viola is a recently fired news anchor who is afraid she will lose her son the way she has just lost her career, Viola becomes determined to scare off her son's new fiancée by becoming the world's worst mother-in-law.
Daddy day care ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business.
102 dalmatians ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Stars Oddball, the spotless dalmatian puppy on a search for her rightful spots and Waddlesworth, the wisecracking, delusional macaw who thinks he's a rottweiler. This duo leads a posse of puppies on a mission to outfox the wildly wicked Cruella De Vil.
The Mighty ducks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win.
The spy next door ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Bob Ho is an undercover CIA superspy who decides to give up his career in espionage to settle down with his next-door neighbor and girlfriend, Gillian. But Bob has one more mission to complete before Gillian agrees to marry him; he has to win over her three opinionated kids. When Gillian suddenly has to leave town, Bob volunteers to babysit the children so he can earn their approval.
Are we there yet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Nick offers to take Suzanne's kids cross-country in an effort to win her heart. He must survive 24 hours with two kids bent on destroying him. Through all the road-blocks, he impresses not only Suzanne, but himself also.
Serenity ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
A group of intergalactic revolutionaries get more than they bargained for when they agree to transport two teenagers aboard their ship.
My life in ruins ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks.
Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashed ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
The reunited Mystery, Inc. team return to their hometown of Coolsville as hereos where the local criminology museum offers an exhibition of the many ghostly disguises used by villains they've subdued over the years. Their warm welcome is short lived when a mean-spirited reporter airs a series of stories calling the teams abilities into question. To make matters worse, a number of the weird creature costumes are coming to life and wrecking havoc on the people of Coolsville.
Scooby-Doo! The mystery begins ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Takes you back to when four teenage sleuths, plus one dog detective, first met. Unjustly accused of staging a spooky practical joke complete with ghosts, the kids are suspended from Coolsville High School. To clear their names, they team up to solve the supernatural mystery.
Scooby-Doo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Portuguese and English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery, Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his crime-solving cohorts are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series of paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip spring break hot spot. Concerned his park might truly be haunted, the owner tries to reunite those notoriously meddling detectives to sovle the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowd.
Duplex ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
In terms of living the American Dream, Alex and Nancy have it pretty good. They're a young, vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them. But one thing is missing: a home of their own. But their new home comes with one feature they didn't expect: an upstairs rent-controlled tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who isn't quite as easy going or frail as Alex and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to seriously fray around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into a nightmare. It's then that they start to wonder: if they can't move Mrs. Connelly out.
The brave little toaster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Five electrical appliances find that their young owner has disappeared. The toaster takes charge, rounding up the vacuum cleaner, the electric blanket, bedside lamp and radio. Together they take off for the big city in search of their master.
Heathers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
A high school student begins systematically to murder his fellow students.
The freshman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
A naive student freshly arrived in New York City accepts a delivery job involving a shady businessman and a large lizard, eventually running afoul of an eccentric chef and the FBI.
The affair of the necklace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Bedazzled ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A love-starved computer technician sells his soul for seven wishes and encounters modern versions of the seven deadly sins.
Action and adventure films Animated films Brothers and sisters Bus drivers Cat in the Hat (Fictitious character) Children and adults Comedy films Comedy films Criminal investigation Dalmatian dog Day care centers Day care centers--Employees Detective and mystery films Drama Father and child Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Glacial epoch Greece Greece--Drama High school students Hockey Juvenile works Man-woman relationships Mothers and sons Mothers-in-law Private investigators Romantic comedy films Saber-toothed tigers Science fiction films Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character) Single parents Single women Spies Tour guides (Persons) Tourists United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Whedon, Joss,--1964- Widowers Women's periodicals Women journalists Woolly mammoth
Newman, David Louis, 1954-
Multiple languages (50)
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