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Loy, John

Overview
Works: 145 works in 226 publications in 5 languages and 7,496 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
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 )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 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 )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
"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"--Container. Learn about families, dignity and learning together
The land before time ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot has a vivid dream in which he imagines travelling to a place where there are many of his kind, and when he tells the story to his grandparents, they take it as a sign to set out and find this mysterious place. After days of travel they do indeed discover a new world where longneck dinosaurs are plentiful, including one they never expected to see -- Bron, Littlefoot's father, who went missing before he was born. While Littlefoot is thrilled to be reunited with his father, now he must choose if he should stay with Bron, or the grandparents who have cared for him for years
The land before time V the mysterious island ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Slovenian and held by 480 libraries worldwide
In their search for a new home after a cloud of "Swarming Leaf Gobblers" devours the plants in the Great Valley, Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie cross the Big Water to a mysterious island where they become reacquainted with Chomper, a young Sharptooth
Beethoven's 4th by John Loy( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 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 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
Adventures from the Book of virtues ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 360 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 331 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 319 libraries worldwide
When Cera accidently loses Tria's shiny stone she and her friends set out to find a replacement
The land before time ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot has a vivid dream in which he imagines travelling to a place where there are many of his kind, and when he tells the story to his grandparents, they take it as a sign to set out and find this mysterious place. After days of travel they do indeed discover a new world where longneck dinosaurs are plentiful, including one they never expected to see -- Bron, Littlefoot's father, who went missing before he was born. While Littlefoot is thrilled to be reunited with his father, now he must choose if he should stay with Bron, or the grandparents who have cared for him for years
Babes in Toyland ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 221 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 221 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 )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 211 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 192 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 169 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
Back in the saddle again by Annie Auerbach( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 143 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
The land before time II the great valley adventure ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 135 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
Hercules & Xena the battle for Mount Olympus ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 125 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 96 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
The land before time IV journey through the mists ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villains to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
 
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Languages
English (47)
Spanish (7)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Italian (1)
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