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Willis, Jeanne

Overview
Works: 471 works in 1,568 publications in 18 languages and 56,031 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Picture books  Poetry  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Creator, Scenarist, Contributor, Illustrator, Interviewer
Classifications: PZ7.W68313, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jeanne Willis
Publications by Jeanne Willis
Most widely held works by Jeanne Willis
Susan laughs by Jeanne Willis( Book )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
"Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair."--Verso. Susan laughs, she sings, she rides, she swings. She gets angry, she gets sad, she is good, she is bad. In fact, despite the physical challenges, Susan is no different from any other child. Here the authors show a happy little girl whose physical challenges are never seen as handicaps
The monster bed by Jeanne Willis( Book )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
A little monster is afraid to go to bed because he thinks humans will get him while he is asleep
Tadpole's promise by Jeanne Willis( Book )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
When a caterpillar meets her perfect love, a tadpole, she begs him never to change, but their relationship is doomed
The bog baby by Jeanne Willis( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
"When two small sisters go fishing to the magic pond, they find something much better than a frog or a newt. They find a bog baby, and decide to make him their secret" -- P. [4] of cover
I want to be a cowgirl by Jeanne Willis( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Speaking in rhyme, a little girl tells her father that she would rather have the active outdoor life of a cowgirl than that of a girl who stays inside quietly reading, talking, or cleaning
Misery Moo by Jeanne Willis( Book )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
There was once a cow who was always miserable, and a lamb who was always trying to cheer her up. But she was impossible to cheer up! Even Father Christmas was too jolly. The poor lamb burst into tears, and wallowed in misery himself. Finally the cow started to miss him, and gave him the best birthday present ever, a great big grin! Suggested level: junior, primary
Mommy, do you love me? by Jeanne Willis( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Little Chick asks if his mommy loves him, no matter what he looks like, or how he behaves
What did I look like when I was a baby? by Jeanne Willis( Book )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 910 libraries worldwide
A young boy and a series of animals learn that as babies, they looked like little versions of their mothers and fathers, but a young bullfrog is horrified when he is shown a photograph of himself as a tadpole
Never too little to love by Jeanne Willis( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 908 libraries worldwide
"Tiny Too-Little loves somebody who's very, very tall, and Tiny really needs a kiss. Turn the pages to see Ting make himself taller and taller."
That's not funny! by Jeanne Willis( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 884 libraries worldwide
When Hyena puts a banana skin in Giraffe's path, causing a chain reaction of accidents that Hyena finds hilarious, he soon learns what it is like to be the butt of a joke
I hate school by Jeanne Willis( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Honor Brown describes all the things she hates about school
Who's in the bathroom? by Jeanne Willis( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 806 libraries worldwide
'Who's in the loo? There's a very long queue. Is it an elephant doing a poo?' Containing illustrations by Adrian Reynolds, this book is for readers whose houses have many occupants
Hippospotamus by Jeanne Willis( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 804 libraries worldwide
When a hippopotamus discovers a spot on her bottom, it seems every creature in the jungle knows what it is and how to cure it
Earthlets, as explained by Professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Professor Xargle's class of extraterrestrials learns about the physical characteristics and behavior of the human baby
Gorilla! Gorilla! by Jeanne Willis( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
While searching for her missing baby, a mother mouse comes upon a big, scary gorilla. She runs away, but the gorilla chases her, no matter where she runs
Earth tigerlets as explained by Professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
The alien Professor Xargle explains all about Earth Tigerlets, known on this planet as felines
Daft Bat by Jeanne Willis( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
When Bat moves to a new home, her wild young neighbors are convinced she is daft because she sees things so differently than they do, until Owl asks some questions that reveal the truth to all
Don't let go! by Jeanne Willis( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Megan is nervous about her dad letting go of her bike as she learns to ride, and her dad is nervous about how far into the world she will go once she does
I'm sure I saw a dinosaur by Jeanne Willis( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
When a child reports having seen a dinosaur everyone comes to the beach, from the butcher, the baker, and the priest to the newsmen and the navy
Fly, chick, fly! by Jeanne Willis( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
A chick that is reluctant to leave the nest finally learns how to fly
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Willis, J.
Wirisu, Jīn 1959-
וויליס, ג׳ין. רוס, טוני
ウィリス, ジェニー
ウィリス, ジョニー
ウィリス, ジーン
ジーン・ウィリス
Languages
English (207)
French (46)
Spanish (15)
Italian (14)
Chinese (9)
Dutch (9)
German (5)
Finnish (5)
Portuguese (3)
Welsh (3)
Korean (2)
Danish (2)
Polish (2)
Catalan (2)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
Slovenian (1)
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