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Thayer, Jane 1904-2005

Overview
Works: 98 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 18,367 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Picture books  Children's films  Folklore  Anecdotes  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.W882, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jane Thayer
Publications by Jane Thayer
Publications by Jane Thayer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jane Thayer
 
Most widely held works by Jane Thayer
The puppy who wanted a boy by Jane Thayer( Book )
29 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,613 libraries worldwide
When Petey the puppy decides that he wants a boy for Christmas, he discovers that he must go out and find one on his own
The popcorn dragon by Jane Thayer( Book )
14 editions published between 1953 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
Though his hot breath is the envy of all the other animals, a young dragon learns that showing off does not make friends
Gus was a friendly ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
A ghost and a mouse have a summer house all to themselves while the folks are away for the winter
Gus and the baby ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Gus, the ghost, and Mr. Frizzle, the museum keeper, have a difference of opinion about the baby ghost abandoned on the museum doorstep
Part-time dog by Jane Thayer( Book )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
A homeless little dog finds supper at one house, a comfortable couch at a second, and breakfast at a third
Gus loved his happy home by Jane Thayer( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Gus the ghost neglects his housecleaning chores while Mr. Frizzle is on vacation and fears that this dereliction of duty will cause him and his animal friends to lose their home with Frizzle
Gus was a Christmas ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Gus, the Christmas ghost, tries to help unfriendly Mr. Frizzel have a happy Christmas Eve
Quiet on account of dinosaur by Jane Thayer( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
The dinosaur Mary Ann finds has trouble adjusting to the noise of the twentieth century
Gus was a gorgeous ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Gus determines that ghosts needn't always wear white
Gus was a real dumb ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
A ghost decides to go to school and learn to spell when a publisher returns his autobiography
What's a ghost going to do? by Jane Thayer( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Gus, a ghost, is faced with a crisis when the only house he has ever known is going to be torn down
Clever raccoon by Jane Thayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
The people try to outwit the clever raccoon who is robbing their garden of delicious fresh corn on the cob
Gus was a Mexican ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Gus the ghost who takes a trip to Mexico
Applebaums have a robot! by Jane Thayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
A young robot finds his vocation in a bakery and earns a baker's hat as the result of his devoted work
Where is Squirrel? by Jane Thayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Skunk leads the animals in a search for Squirrel who has disappeared from the garden and woods
Gus goes to school by Jane Thayer( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A ghost decides to go to school and learn to spell when a publisher returns his autobiography
I'm not a cat, said Emerald by Jane Thayer( Book )
5 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Emerald liked to watch television and sleep in a bed, but he also liked to eat catnip and chase mice. Was he a cat or people?
The blueberry pie elf by Jane Thayer( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Elmer, an appealing and industrious elf who cannot be seen by people, finds a way to tell them how they can thank him for all the help he gives them
Curious, furious chipmunk by Jane Thayer( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Although Charlie, the chipmunk, was furious with the couple who invaded his territory, his curiosity helped him make friends with them
Andy and the runaway horse by Jane Thayer( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Andy is the only one who can stop Mr. Donkersloot's horse when she runs away with his junk wagon
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Woolley, Catherine

Woolley, Catherine
Woolley, Catherine 1904
Languages
English (127)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Korean (1)
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