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Rankin, Arthur Jr

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Most widely held works about Arthur Rankin
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Rankin
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )
36 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christmas will be cancelled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard
Frosty the Snowman ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frosty returns: When a power-hungry tycoon invents a new product that will eliminate snow, Holly has to convince the people of Beansboro to save the magical winter dust--and Frosty!
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )
35 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle( Visual )
33 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely unicorn, believing herself to be the last, searches for any others of her kind, while avoiding the malevolent Red Bull, the agent believed to have destroyed the rest of her herd. She finally finds help from a magician named Schmendrick and a knight named Prince Lir
Santa Claus is coming to town ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how Kris Kringle got his start as the world's most famous gift giver by struggling to bring toys and happiness to the children of Sombertown
The year without a Santa Claus ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year without a Santa Claus: When Santa decides to take Christmas off, two elves go to find children to convince Santa to come back, but first they have to get past the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser
The little drummer boy by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphaned drummer boy witnesses the birth of baby Jesus. Having no gift for him, he gives the only thing he has: a song
The Easter Bunny is comin' to town ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the village of Kidsville, a town run entirely by children, the children and Sunny the Bunny make goodies for the Easter holiday, and win over the grumpy nearby town of grownups by inventing many happy Easter traditions
Frosty's winter wonderland ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frosty's winter wonderland: Frosty the snowman comes to life and his friends build him a snowwife. The snowpeople fall in love and prepare for a lavish wedding celebration. But the evil Jack Frost freezes Frosty lifeless. Only a special warm kiss placed onto Frosty's cold cheek and the words "I love you" can bring him back to life
Cricket on the hearth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. It tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter which were helped by a Cricket named Crocket on Christmas morning. Crocket restores peace and happiness when tragedy strikes the family
The first Easter Rabbit ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stuffy the Rabbit is a cuddly toy who magically comes to life and journeys to Easter Valley, an enchanted realm where it's always springtime, even though it's not all that far from Santa's house. From there, the Bunny hopes to bring the first-ever basket of Easter goodies to children. Unfortunately, a cold-hearted ice creature named Zero refuses to allow such happiness. If Zero has his way, he will freeze out Easter celebrations forever
Here comes Peter Cottontail by Family Home Entertainment( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny, everyone in April Valley agrees-- except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his archrival to earn the top spot-- and save Easter for children everywhere!
J.R.R. Tolkien's return of the king ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frodo the hobbit is back to battle the evil forces that have invaded Middle Earth. This continues the quest for the now-villainous Ring. Frodo vows to destroy the Ring, even if it costs him his own life. He pursues the Ring to the inside of Mount Doom, a volcano. He does this on behalf of good-guy Aragon, who will never be able to escape the dreaded land of Sauron so long as the Ring retains its evil powers
Jack Frost ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack uses all his icy powers to free the pretty maiden Elisa from the evil clutches of Kubla Kraus the Cossack
The original Christmas classics ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated adaptation of the musical, with additions such as an evil sorceror plotting to steal the throne and playful new characters "kids will love."
Here comes Peter Cottontail ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Cottontail wants to be the chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees, except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than his rival to earn the top spot and save Easter for children everywhere
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Magic Ring of The Hobbit has now become the Ring of Doom, and to restore peace it must be destroyed in the raging fires in which it was made. Chosen for the task, Frodo and faithful servant Samwise face grave perils, the worst of which is the ring's terrible power to possess its wearer. Will Frodo give in to the madness of the ring, or will he fulfill his quest?
Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santa Claus must save Frosty and Rudolph from a bad wizard
The hobbit : original animated classic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bilbo Baggins the hobbit is asked to recover a fabulous treasure stolen from friendly dwarfs. All he must do is brave dark forests, towering mountains, hobbit-eating trolls, huge spiders, a fiery dragon, and more. Fun and amazement await, so join the quest!
 
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