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Cole, Brock

Overview
Works: 45 works in 282 publications in 16 languages and 25,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  History  Fantasy fiction, English  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Young adult works  Drama  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B2262, FIC
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Publications about Brock Cole
Publications by Brock Cole
Most widely held works about Brock Cole
 
Most widely held works by Brock Cole
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Book )
34 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 5,768 libraries worldwide
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him
Gully's travels by Tor Seidler( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,599 libraries worldwide
Gulliver leads a life of luxury with his master. But when his master falls in love with a woman who is allergic to dogs, Gulliver is sent to a new home. He finds himself with a family of raucous human beings and three mutts. But just as Gulliver begins to make a grudging peace with his new reality, he gets swept up in a harrowing new adventure
The goats by Brock Cole( Book )
61 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,374 libraries worldwide
A boy and a girl are stripped and marooned on a small island for the night. They are the "goats." The kids at camp think it's a great joke, just a harmless old tradition. But the goats don't see it that way. Instead of trying to get back to camp, they decide to call home. But no one can come and get them. So they're on their own, wandering through a small town trying to find clothing, food, and shelter, all while avoiding suspicious adults -- especially the police. The boy and the girl find they rather like life on their own. If their parents ever do show up to rescue them, the boy and the girl might be long gone ... The Goats is a 1987 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
Buttons by Brock Cole( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
When their father eats so much that he pops the buttons off his britches, each of his three daughters tries a different plan to find replacements
Celine by Brock Cole( Book )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 11 languages and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
Adolescence
Good enough to eat by Brock Cole( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
When an Ogre comes to town demanding a bride, the mayor sacrifices the homeless girl with no name that everyone thinks is a pest and a bother, but she finds a way to outwit them all
The money we'll save by Brock Cole( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century New York City, when Pa brings home a young turkey in hopes of saving money on their Christmas dinner, his family faces all sorts of trouble--and expense--in their tiny apartment
The facts speak for themselves by Brock Cole( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
At the request of her social worker, thirteen-year-old Linda gradually reveals how her life with her unstable mother and her younger brother led to her rape and the murder she witnessed
Gaffer Samson's luck by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 libraries worldwide
James's difficulty in adjusting to a new school and life in the Fens is further complicated by the request of an elderly neighbor to find his lucky piece, a task which puts James in some danger
The king at the door : words and pictures by Brock Cole( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Afrikaans and held by 905 libraries worldwide
A beggar arrives at the inn declaring he is a king but only manages to convince Little Baggit, the servant
Alpha and the dirty baby by Brock Cole( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 903 libraries worldwide
When a devil's imp and his wife impersonate her parents, Alpha uses soap and water to deal with them and their baby
No more baths by Brock Cole( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
A little girl with a particular aversion to taking baths decides to run away the next time her mother tells her to take one
Larky Mavis by Brock Cole( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Japanese and English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Having found a tiny baby in a peanut shell, Larky Mavis calls him Heart's Delight and carries him around as he grows bigger, to the confusion and anger of the adults around her
The winter wren by Brock Cole( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
When his village suffers from a hard winter, Simon, whose mother laughs at his foolishness, goes in search of spring
The giant's toe by Brock Cole( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A giant accidentally cuts off his toe and it develops a character of its own
Nothing but a pig by Brock Cole( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
A spoiled pig, the new possession of a rich banker who is fond of bacon and ham, comes to appreciate his former owner who considered him his best friend
Fair Monaco by Brock Cole( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Maggie, Katie, and Nora try to help their always-worried and fearful grandmother by entering her dreams and replacing her fears of burglars, trains, and bills with images of sails, sun, and the sea
Buttons by Brock Cole( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
When their father eats so much that he pops the buttons off his britches, each of his three daughters tries a different plan to find replacements
Standing up by Annalise Basso( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Two children are left naked on an island in a lake as a prank when they are at summer camp. Instead of returning to camp they run off together on a three day trip of self-discovery
Larky Mavis by Brock Cole( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Having found a tiny baby in a peanut shell, Larky Mavis calls him Heart's Delight and carries him around as he grows bigger, to the confusion and anger of the adults around her
 
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Alternative Names
Brock Cole American children's illustrator and writer
Brock Cole Amerikaans schrijver
Cole, Brock
콜, 브록
コール, ブロック
Languages
English (166)
German (15)
French (13)
Spanish (10)
Japanese (8)
Chinese (6)
Dutch (6)
Danish (5)
Swedish (5)
Italian (4)
Catalan (2)
Korean (2)
Slovenian (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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