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Mayer, Mercer 1943-

Overview
Works: 907 works in 2,864 publications in 6 languages and 223,228 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Picture books  Drama  Film and video adaptations  Stories without words  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Software 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.M462, [E]
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Publications about Mercer Mayer
Publications by Mercer Mayer
Most widely held works by Mercer Mayer
There's a nightmare in my closet by Mercer Mayer( Book )
28 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,048 libraries worldwide
At bedtime a boy confronts the nightmare in his closet and finds him not so terrifying after all
Just grandma and me by Mercer Mayer( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 3,665 libraries worldwide
A trip to the beach with Grandma provides lots of fun and surprises
The great brain by John Dennis Fitzgerald( Book )
26 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 3,020 libraries worldwide
In a small town in turn-of-the-century Utah, a precocious boy hatches scheme after scheme to gain prestige and money
There's an alligator under my bed by Mercer Mayer( Book )
12 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 2,476 libraries worldwide
The alligator under his bed makes a boy's bedtime hazardous operation, until he lures it out of the house and into the garage
Just me and my dad by Mercer Mayer( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 2,395 libraries worldwide
Father and son go camping, but who is really taking care of whom?
I was so mad by Mercer Mayer( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 2,275 libraries worldwide
A child tries a variety of ways to dissolve anger
There's something in my attic by Mercer Mayer( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,260 libraries worldwide
Convinced there is something making noise in the attic at night, a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is
All by myself by Mercer Mayer( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 2,248 libraries worldwide
All the many things a young child can do independently are demonstrated, (tying shoes, riding bike, kicking ball), but there is one thing one cannot do alone
Just go to bed by Mercer Mayer( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,225 libraries worldwide
A small animal uses his imagination to avoid going to bed, but finally has to admit that he is sleepy
More adventures of the Great Brain by John Dennis Fitzgerald( Book )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
In 1896 the Great Brain of Adenville, Utah, is almost twelve years old and more mischievous than ever in his practical jokes and schemes against everyone in town
Beauty and the beast by Marianna Mayer( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast
Just for you by Mercer Mayer( Book )
22 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
A little creature tries and tries to do something special for his mother but something always seems to go wrong
Me and my little brain by John Dennis Fitzgerald( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and German and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
In the absence of his older brother, the Great Brain, J.D. finds that his own little brain can accomplish feats on a somewhat lesser scale
Just me and my puppy by Mercer Mayer( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and French and held by 2,060 libraries worldwide
Even though Puppy misbehaves, he makes a wonderful pet
The Great Brain at the academy by John Dennis Fitzgerald( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 2,057 libraries worldwide
The Great Brain faces the challenge of life at a strict Catholic boarding school with daring exploits and money-making schemes
Frog goes to dinner by Mercer Mayer( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,001 libraries worldwide
Having stowed away in a pocket, Frog wreaks havoc and creates disgrace for the family at the posh restaurant where they are having dinner
What do you do with a kangaroo? by Mercer Mayer( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 1,994 libraries worldwide
A little girl copes with a variety of animals who try to take over her things and order her about
A boy, a dog, and a frog by Mercer Mayer( Book )
32 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,988 libraries worldwide
Tells in pictures a boy's unsuccessful attempts to catch a frog
When I get bigger by Mercer Mayer( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,987 libraries worldwide
A child imagines all the things to be done when one is bigger
Me too! by Mercer Mayer( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Sharing with one's little sister can be an awful bother, but it has its rewards too
 
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Alternative Names
Mayer, Mercer
מאיר, מרסר
מייער, מרסר
メイヤー, マーサ
Languages
English (426)
Japanese (4)
French (3)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Hebrew (1)
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