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Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 425 works in 1,755 publications in 22 languages and 32,778 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Humor  Picture books  Folklore  Stories in rhyme  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Artist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.C6734, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Babette Cole
Publications by Babette Cole
Publications by Babette Cole, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Babette Cole
Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole( Book )
101 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,581 libraries worldwide
Not wishing to marry any of her royal suitors, Princess Smartypants devises difficult tasks at which they all fail, until the multitalented Prince Swashbuckle appears
Prince Cinders by Babette Cole( Book )
67 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
All poor Prince Cinders ever got to do was cleaning and scrubbing for his three big hairy brothers, until one Saturday night when a confused fairy falls down the chimney and promises Prince Cinders that all his wishes will come true
Truelove by Babette Cole( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
When a new baby arrives, Truelove the dog must teach his family that there is enough love to go around
The trouble with mom by Babette Cole( Book )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
The trouble with Mum is she wears funny hats, has funny pets, and makes funny cakes. But only a special mum like her can save the school. Suggested level: junior
Princess Smartypants rules by Babette Cole( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby. Suggested level: junior
The bad good manners book by Babette Cole( Book )
33 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A rhyming text and colorful illustrations give a lighthearted look at etiquette for the young
Dr. Dog by Babette Cole( Book )
45 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Dr. dog is not your usual doctor. For one thing, he makes house calls. For another, he's a pet beagle! When his entire family falls sick, only Dr. Dog can save the day, with cure for head lice, pinworms, and (yikes!) even a case of too much gas
Hair in funny places : a book about puberty by Babette Cole( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Uses a picture book format to explain the changes which occur during puberty. Suggested level: primary
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures
How to put your parents to bed by Mylisa Larsen( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
A child provides instructions for putting tired parents to bed
The trouble with Gran by Babette Cole( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Gran, who is secretly an extraterrestrial being, livens up a trip to the seaside taken by a group of school children and senior citizens
If I were you by Richard Hamilton( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
When father and daughter imagine what it would be like to be one another, a great big crazy adventure starts! Enjoy the wonderful humour in this upside-down story of role reversal
The trouble with dad by Babette Cole( Book )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Dad's fantastic robot creations cause the families to have incredible adventures
Mommy laid an egg! : or where do babies come from? by Babette Cole( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Two children explain to their parents, using their own drawings, where babies come from
The silly book by Babette Cole( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Lists in humorous verse the many silly things to be seen if you look closely
The trouble with grandad by Babette Cole( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Grandad's enormous vegetables get him in trouble with the local police
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 612 libraries worldwide
There are so very many things that are so smelly. Hold your nose and take a peek!
Drop dead by Babette Cole( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A rather eccentric Gran and Grandad retell their dangerous life stories and speculate about what may become of them after they drop down dead
Lady Lupin's book of etiquette by Babette Cole( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Lady Lupin has decided that it was time to start teaching her puppies how to behave like ladies and gentledogs
Tarzanna! by Babette Cole( Book )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 10 languages and held by 559 libraries worldwide
While visiting her friend Gerald, Tarzanna, a girl from the jungle who speaks animalese, releases the animals from a zoo
 
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Alternative Names
Babette Cole auteur et illustrateur de livres pour la jeunesse
Babette Cole britische Kinderbuchautorin
Babette Cole Brits schrijfster
Бабетт Коул
콜, 배빗 1950-
コール, バベット
バベット・コール
Languages
English (369)
Spanish (69)
Chinese (40)
French (39)
Portuguese (12)
Italian (7)
Vietnamese (6)
Korean (6)
German (6)
Hebrew (4)
Urdu (4)
Panjabi (3)
Welsh (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Catalan (2)
Swedish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
Danish (1)
Bengali (1)
Finnish (1)
Slovenian (1)
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