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Loy, John

Works: 159 works in 239 publications in 3 languages and 8,099 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Film sequels 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Loy
Publications by John Loy
Most widely held works by John Loy
The land before time VI the secret of Saurus Rock ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
On the edge of the Great Valley stands mysterious Saurus Rock and twin Threehorns, Dinah and Dana, have run away to find it. Could the mysterious Longneck named Doc be the famous Lone Dinosaur? To find out, Littlefoot and friends must cross the Great Valley and face a dangerous Sharptooth themselves! Along the way they learn about change, acceptance and responsibility
The land before time ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 996 libraries worldwide
Join your prehistoric pals on the most spectacular adventure yet! Littlefoot and his grandparents share an unusual "sleep story" that leads them on a fantastic journey! The always curious Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie quickly follow behind. Throughout this enchanting adventure, they discover many new creatures, wonders of nature, dangers and delights! They eventually meet up with the largest gathering of dinosaurs ever, including one very special Longneck that Littlefoot thought he would never see! Featuring the unforgettable voices of an award-winning cast, including Kiefer Sutherland, Bernadette Peters and James Garner, and an original song, "Best of Friends," performed by 4-time Grammy Award? winner Olivia Newton-John. The Land Before Time: The Great Longneck Migration is filled with lessons on friendship and diversity that deliver a fun and captivating story for the whole family
The land before time ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot and friends are on another adventure. When snow comes to the valley, Littlefoot and his friends have to move on in order to find food to eat. Ducky and Spike have to seperate so Spike can be with his own kind. Learn about families, dignity and learning together
Curious George : race day by Samantha McFerrin( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Curious George is helping Professor Wiseman train for a race, but she thinks running is boring. Can George find a way to show her that running is fun before the big race?
The land before time. the big freeze ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
"Your favorite dinosaur friends from the Great Valley are back for the coolest adventure of their lives, in The Land Before TIme®: The Big Freeze. In this chilling and thrilling new escapade, snow falls in the Valley for the first time, puzzling and enchanting everyone. It's not long before they all realize that these fun and fluffy white flakes are threatening their survival. But Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky and Petrie are more worried about Spike. A visiting Stegosaurus herd fascinates Spike, who decides to join them on their journey to escape the freeze. When Ducky secretly follows him into the Mysterious Beyond, Littlefoot, Cera, and Petrie decide to brave the icy weather to bring back their missing friends. Know-it-all Mr. Thicknose (voice of Emmy Award-winning actor Robert Guillaume) insists on going along and soon discovers he has lessons to learn from the young ones. The magical animation, enchanting songs, and touching story about friendship and family make The Land Before Time®: The Big Freeze a captivating film that will warm your family's heart and provide an avalanche of fun for years to come."--Back Cover
The land before time V the mysterious island ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
"Beyond the Great Valley lies an island of beauty and mystery. In this wondrous place, Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie will discover old and new friends, face exciting challenges and share the adventure of a lifetime! It's a brand-new, song-filled, animated classic as the ongoing story of The Land Before Time® continues. One day, a cloud of 'Swarming Leaf Gobblers' descends upon the Great Valley and devours every plant in sight. Now the once-lush landscape is barren and empty, and the Valley herds must search for a new home until the leaves grow back. But when quarreling among the adults threatens to separate them, Littlefoot and his prehistoric pals set off on their own. Their search takes them across the Big Water - where strange creatures live and swim - to the shores of a mysterious island where they become reacquainted with Chomper, the adorable young Sharptooth from The Great Valley Adventure! This time, the tables have turned and Chomper must protect his plant-eating friends from the Sharpteeth of the island - including his own parents! With dazzling animation, memorable songs and a story of courage and generosity, The Land Before Time®: The Mysterious Island celebrates the gift of lasting friendship, a bond greater than time, separation and differences."--Back Cover
Beethoven's 4th by John Loy( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
When Beethoven's lack of social graces gets to be too much for the Newtons, the kids secretly enroll him in an obedience school. A Beethoven-style twist on the tale of the Prince and the Paw-per is unleashed, when during a walk in the park, Beethoven gets loose only to find himself mixed up with Michelangelo, a perfectly-trained dog who looks just like him! While the Newtons can't believe how well-behaved their dog has suddenly become, the real Beethoven wreaks havoc in the home of the rich and snooty Sedgwick family. As chaos reigns... will the dogs ever find their rightful owners? Judge Reinhold (Beverly Hills Cop) and Julia Sweeney (Saturday Night Live, It's Pat) return as the Newton parents in this laugh-out-loud comedy that proves you can teach an old dog new tricks!
Adventures from the Book of virtues ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of eleven-year-old Zach Nichols and ten-year-old Annie Redfeather as they suffer pain from issues involving other children. To solve these problems, they seek council from a group of anthropomorphic animals whose names come from the Greek - Plato, an old and scholarly bison; Aurora, a wise red-tailed hawk; Socrates, a rambunctious and wisecracking bobcat; and Aristotle, a feisty and bookish prairie dog. This ensemble teaches the kids virtues by telling them stories from the Book of Virtues. The stories on this video tell and illustrate courage, responsibility, and perseverance
Alvin and the chipmunks meet Frankenstein ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Alvin and the chipmunks meet Frankstein: The mischievous brothers explore a popular theme park attraction, Frankenstein's Castle, that's been taken over by the real doctor and his beloved monster. Alvin and the chipmunks meet the Wolfman: Monster-obsessed Alvin is sure that the mysterious new neighbor is a werewolf, but the fun and frights really begin when Theodore starts acting strangely too
Cera's shiny stone by Cathy Hapka( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
When Cera accidently loses Tria's shiny stone she and her friends set out to find a replacement
Babes in Toyland ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically to life in this delightful animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale
Generosity ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
When Zach and Annie decide to deliver food to a homeless shelter, they get caught up in planning their rewards. Plato helps them discover the true spirit of giving
We wish you a merry Christmas ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A wonderful holiday treat that reveals how Christmas carols came to be - and how an entire town rediscovered the true spirit of the season. Then three determined little orphans set out to find a gift they can give the hardworking townsfolk. And with a little night-before-Christmas advice from Mrs. Claus, they give the town the most amazing present anyone could imagine - Christmas caroling
O' Christmas tree ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
This tale begins in a snowy forest on Christmas Eve, where a forlorn little pine tree feels she is too homely to ever realize her dream of being a real Christmas tree. With the help of a comical baby bear, a happy-go-lucky squirrel, a cynical nutcracker, and a host of other forest creatures, as well as Santa Claus himself, the little tree discovers the true beauty of the season-- shines from within!
Jingle bells ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
This story opens on a small farm where Beth, Tommy and their parents are all worried about finding the money to buy each other gifts. But when their Dad sells the one thing they care about most in order to give the kids store-bought presents, it looks like it might be the unmerriest Christmas ever. With some magic the family learns that the best gifts don't come from the store, but from the heart
The land before time II ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A young brontosaurus and his friends go into the mysterious beyond and find themselves in big trouble when they find an egg that turns out to be a Sharptooth
Back in the saddle again by Annie Auerbach( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
"During jumping practice at Horseland ranch, Molly has a bad fall off her horse, Calypso. Her fear of falling keeps Molly from getting back in the saddle. Everyone at the ranch is concerned--will she ever ride again? When an emergency arises, Sarah asks Molly to get help, but the fastest way is on horseback! Molly must make a decision in order to save the day--will she find the courage to get back on her horse?"--P. [4] of cover
Hercules & Xena the battle for Mount Olympus ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Hercules and Xena battle to save the universe from Hera, Queen of the Gods
O'Christmas tree ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
With the help of forest friends and a visit from Santa, a forlorn pine tree realizes the true beauty to be a Christmas tree come from within
Beethoven's dog-gone best movie pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Adopted by the Newton household's three children, an adorable little St. Bernard puppy grows into 185 pounds of disaster-prone trouble; There's trouble in the heir when Beethoven becomes the proud father of four pups, each one an adorable but mischievous bundle of joy; When two bumbling thieves threaten the safety of his family on vacation, Beethoven sets out to put a bit on the bad guys; It's a case of double trouble when Beethoven is mistaken for a rich family's extremely well-trained St. Bernard; Spending his summer vacation in an old mining town with wacky Uncle Freddy, Beethoven sniffs up a clue to a legendary lost treasure and uncovers the ghosts that protect the town's secrets; Adopted by an aspiring Hollywood animal trainer, a big-hearted St. Bernard winds up as the slobbering star of a major motion picture
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English (53)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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