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Chaconas, Dori 1938-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 109 publications in 3 languages and 26,413 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Picture books  Children's films  Short films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C342, E
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Publications about Dori Chaconas
Publications by Dori Chaconas
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Most widely held works by Dori Chaconas
Cork & Fuzz : short and tall by Dori Chaconas( Book )
52 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 15,920 libraries worldwide
The friendship between Cork, a muskrat, and Fuzz, a possum, is in trouble when Cork decides that since he is older, he has to be taller than Fuzz
When cows come home for Christmas by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
When Moosha gets stuck in the space meant for the Christmas tree, the cow family is sad until Dale, a baby calf, shows them how to make the best of the situation
On a wintry morning by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
A father takes his infant daughter for a sleigh ride on a winter's morning
Looking for Easter by Dori Chaconas( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Little Bunny searches for Easter among the signs of spring in the forest
Christmas mouseling by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
When her shivering baby is born on a cold winter night, a mouse follows some animals to a special manger where she receives help from another mother
Don't slam the door! by Dori Chaconas( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
A cumulative, rhyming tale of a slamming door which wakes a cat, setting into motion an absurd chain of events and resulting in chaos
One little mouse by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Woodland animals, from two moles to ten opossums, offer to share their homes with a little mouse who is dissatisfied with his own
Momma, will you? by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
As they make their way around the farm, a young boy asks his mother a series of questions about the animals found there, to which she answers "yes," "no," or "maybe" and explains why
Pennies in a jar by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A young boy whose father is serving overseas during World War II struggles to overcome his fears, especially his fear of the horses that pull trade wagons through his neighborhood, as he works odd jobs for money to buy his father a birthday present
Mousie love by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 507 libraries worldwide
After falling in love at first sight, Tully the mouse strives to prove his devotion to Frill every day--while avoiding the cat--but never gives her a chance to respond to his marriage proposal
Coriander the contrary hen by Dori Chaconas( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Coriander the contrary hen sits, refusing to move, in the middle of the road causing a traffic jam until one clever little girl comes up with a solution
Merry merry holly holly by Dori Chaconas( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Cork and Fuzz wake up knowing the day is special but not why, and when they finally find a quiet place to think about it, singing a festive song as a bell jingles and snow falls on a sparkling pine tree, they realize that their friendship makes every day special
Hurry down to Derry Fair by Dori Chaconas( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Eager to go on the rides at the county fair, Dinny Brown helps his parents finish their chores
Dancing with Katya by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
In the late 1920s, Anna tries to help her younger sister Katya regain her strength and joy in life after she becomes crippled by polio
Virginnie's hat by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Determined to retrieve her hat from the sycamore tree where it had been blown by the wind, Virginnie tries to dislodge it by throwing her boots up one after the other, unaware of the threatening swamp creatures behind her
The way the tiger walked by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
The porcupine, zebra, and elephant look ridiculous when they try to imitate the tiger's graceful walk
In a window on Greenwater Street by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
As Jane Elizabeth opens her birthday gifts, she becomes more and more worried that her birthday wish has not been granted
Don't slam the door! ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
'Don't slam that old screen door!' implores a young girl when her dog runs outside. Set on a farm, this rhyming adventure examines the hilarious consequences that occur when that old screen door slams shut. Peace is eventually restored but not before Pa's socks turn lumpy, the bees start swarming, a bear runs amok, and the cows stampede! This zany tale demonstrating the concept of cause and effect ends just as the dog heads back out the door!
That blessed Christmas night by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The wonder of the first Christmas is seen throught the eyes of children reenacting the story
Danger in the swamp by Dori Chaconas( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A young boy must think of a way to rescue his colt from the dangerous swamp
 
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Alternative Names
Chaconas, D. J. 1938-
Chaconas, D.J. (Doris J.), 1938-
Chaconas, Doris J. 1938-
Languages
English (98)
Slovenian (1)
Danish (1)
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