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Big Idea Productions

Works: 499 works in 1,011 publications in 3 languages and 70,627 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Motion pictures  Children's films  Animated films  Children's television programs  Christian films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs 
Classifications: PN1992.8.C46, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Big Idea Productions
Jonah a VeggieTales movie by Phil Vischer( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the favorite Veggie Tales characters tell the story of Jonah and his fateful journey. Includes lots of bonus features: featurette - The Making of Jonah; Jonah Karaoke; music videos; and much more
Lyle the kindly viking( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by those rascally French Peas, Archibald aims for new heights in "veggie programming" by attempting to produce "the world's first all-vegetable staging of Shakespeare's Hamlet," the first-ever "Classy songs with Larry," and for the grand finale, the world premier of what he believes to be Gilbert and Sullivan's "lost musical"--"Lyle, the kindly Viking!"
Dave and the giant pickle( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Biblical story of David and Goliath teaches kids that "with God, all things are possible."
The pirates who don't do anything a VeggieTales movie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the 1700s, an evil pirate captain is assaulting a ship at sea, determined to capture and hold hostage the Prince and Princess sailing on it. Robert the Terrible seizes the Prince, but misses the Princess, who uses her father's HelpSeeker to find someone to help her rescue her brother. Timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt), and unsure George (Pa Grape) work as cabin boys at a buccaneer-themed dinner theater. Auditioning for spots as cast members they wreck the ship, and are promptly fired and tossed out into the alley. When they come across a golden orb straight out of Jules Verne, all three are transported into the past. Called to adventure, can three cabin boys realize their dreams of being pirates, while helping a princess with her quest?
An Easter carol( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavis, Milward, and a music box angel named Hope must convince Uncle Ebenezzer Nezzer that Easter is about more than just candy and eggs. The Veggie Tale gang will remind us why we celebrate Easter
VeggieTales( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Joseph told in a Wild West version with Larry the cucumber as the title character. Follow Little Joe's journey as his faith is tested every step of the way
Madame Blueberry by Big Idea Productions( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Blueberry is so blue because she wants more stuff. She has everthing she needs but some of her friends have more. Teaches children that God wants us to be thankful for what we have
The wonderful wizard of Ha's [the story of a prodigal son]( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darby, the son of a Kansas floss farmer, travels to the Wonderful Land of Ha's, an amusement park where he is able to do whatever he likes, but he finds that his newfound freedom may not be worth all that he's given up
Heroes of the Bible!( Visual )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Daniel and the lion's den," Larry the Cucumber (as Daniel) finds himself in deep trouble thanks to the King's conniving wisemen, played by a trio of slippery scallions. In an exciting finish, Daniel learns that even in the lion's den, he is still in God's hands. In "Dave and the giant pickle," Junior Asparagus (as David) is pitted against a really mean, really big pickle! In the end, little Dave learns that it makes no difference whether you're 9-feet tall or 2-feet tall-- with God's help, even little guys can do big things. In "Esther, the girl who became queen," a small-town girl wakes up with the weight of the world on her sholders and the fate of her people in her hands. Can she find the courage to do what's right?
Esther, the girl who became queen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king needs a new queen, and Esther has been chosen! But she's about to find out that being queen is going to take more courage than she ever imagined!
The ultimate silly song countdown( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything have accomplished a monumental feat in silliness. After collecting votes from VeggieTales fans everywhere, these lazy scalawags are ready to tally up the votes, and with a little help from their silly song tabulator, "The Astonishing Contraption of Silliness," they will count down the ten silliest songs of all time
Josh and the big wall( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 40 years of wandering in the desert, the children of Israel finally get to go to the Promised Land! One little thing they've overlooked though ... Jericho, a city surrounded by huge walls. No one gets to the Promised Land without going through Jericho first!
King George and the ducky( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike other kings, King George spends most of his time in the bath tub, because that is where his favorite toy is, a rubber ducky. But just one ducky isn't enough for King George; he wants them all. Discover what happens when the king decides that he is the most important person above all others. Learn that whether you are a king or a kid, God wants us all to think of others first
Larry-Boy and the rumor weed( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior Asparagus and Laura Carrot learn just how easily rumors get started when they accidently launch a whopper about Larry-Boy's butler, Alfred!
Where's God when I'm s-scared?( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fully animated stories that teach children a Biblical perspective on handling everyday fears
God wants me to forgive them!?!( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two fully animated stories that teach children a Biblical perspective on forgiveness. In "The grapes of wrath", what do you do when a bunch of very cranky grapes make fun of five-year old Jr. Asparagus? Can Jr's dad show the grapes the error of their ways? Will Jr. ever be able to forgive them? In "Larry's lagoon", a three hour boat tour takes a turn for the worst when first mate Larry absentmindedly crashes into an uncharted tropical island! Can Skipper Bob and the passengers possibly forgive Larry for making such a huge blunder?
Veggie tales( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the truest heart of all? Sweetpea Beauty knows that what's on the inside is what matters most, but insecure Queen Blueberry can't see past her own reflection! Will Sweetpea be able to help the Queen see beyond the lies the tricky mirror tells, and be able to see herself as God sees her? Find out the real meaning of true beauty
VeggieTales( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Bully Trouble" Junior Asparagus is faced with a bully that doesn't want to share the neighborhood playground. In the titular story, Minnesota Cuke (Larry the Cucumber) is on a quest to find Samson's hairbrush and gain its power to defeat all the bullies of the world before it falls into the wrong hands. But will Minnesota turn into a bully himself? And does the hairbrush really have Samson's strength? The silly song feature is about pizza. VeggieTales is an English language animated children's series featuring anthropomorphic vegetables and conveying moral themes based on Christianity, spliced with joking references to pop culture
Big river rescue( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing life on the Mississippi 100 years ago, narrator Clark Wayne sets the scene for Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's "Big River Rescue." Huckleberry Larry wants to build a turkey jerky theme park, while Tomato Sawyer dreams anachronistically of a career in income tax preparation. Tomato and Huckleberry are just days away from earning the land they"ve been homesteading from the government, when they meet a mysterious stranger on the run and trying to find his mama. Will Huck & Tom risk losing all they've worked for in order to help someone they hardly know? Will they do the right thing? And if so, can they still earn their land?
The toy that saved Christmas by Phil Vischer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Dinkletown are convinced they need more toys until a toy teaches them that Christmas is about giving not getting
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Dave and the giant pickleHeroes of the Bible!The ultimate silly song countdownWhere's God when I'm s-scared?Me, myself, and Bob : a grown-up book about God, dreams, and talking vegetables