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Salley, Coleen

Overview
Works: 26 works in 87 publications in 1 language and 7,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Folklore  Juvenile works  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.S2168, E
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Publications about Coleen Salley
Publications by Coleen Salley
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Most widely held works by Coleen Salley
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail
Epossumondas plays possum by Coleen Salley( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
Forgetting his mother's warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone then must pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds and fears they are being made by the dreaded loup garou
Epossumondas saves the day by Coleen Salley( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
In this variation on the folktale, Sody Salyraytus, each of Epossumondas's birthday guests disappears until it is finally up to him to rescue them all and bring home the "sody" for his birthday biscuits
Who's that tripping over my bridge? by Coleen Salley( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
A retelling, set in Louisiana, of the Norwegian folktale about three clever billy goats that outwit a big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to greener pastures
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail
Epossumondas plays possum by Coleen Salley( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Forgetting his mother's warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone then must pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds and fears they are being made by the dreaded loup garou
Epossumondas saves the day by Coleen Salley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
In this variation on the folktale, Sody Salyraytus, each of Epossumondas's birthday guests disappears until it is finally up to him to rescue them all and bring home the "sody" for his birthday biscuits
The tub people by Pam Conrad( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A bath-time tale featuring a family of wooden toys
Cajun night before Christmas by Trosclair( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Side 1: A version in Cajun dialect of the famous poem "The Night Before Christmas," set in a Louisiana bayou. Side 2: Santa Claus moves his headquarters to the Louisiana bayou and replaces his reindeer with flying alligators
Cajun night before Christmas : and, Cajun night after Christmas by Jenny Jackson Moss( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Cajun night before Christmas: A version in Cajun dialect of the famous poem "The night before Christmas," set in a Louisiana bayou ; Cajun night after Christmas: In this narrative poem told in Cajun dialect, Pierre the Alligator is left behind in the bayou after helping Santa pull his skiff on Christmas Eve
Coleen Salley's Louisiana favorites ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Why epossumondas has no hair on his tail by Coleen Salley( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas has a very important question: "Mama, why don't I have hair on my tail?" And wouldn't you know it, Mama can tell him exactly why possum tails are all pink and naked and funny looking. Her story's a doozy! It goes way back to Epossumondas's great-great-grandpa, Papapossum. When hungry Papapossum and his growly ol' stomach meet up with wily Hare, cranky Bear, and a persimmon tree . . . well, it's one hair-raisin' adventure!
Epossumondas saves the day by Coleen Salley( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Coleen Salley's wonderful Epossumondas books are audio treats for young listeners. Mama is preparing a birthday cake for her sweet patootie, when she realizes she's out of baking soda. So she sends two friends to the store to help out, but neither returns because they get swallowed by a huge snapping turtle.Mama then ventures out herself, only to meet the same fate. Now it's up to Epossumondas to save the day and rescue everyone. 'Children will love listening to the tale and will laugh out loud at the verbal expressions and the artwork.''School Library Journal
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail (Read-a-Long) by Coleen Salley( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas plays possum by Coleen Salley( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Beloved New Orleans storyteller Coleen Salley inspired countless children to embrace the joys of reading with her riotously funny'and distinctly Southern'children's books. With the fourth book in the series, the late author presents readers with one more romp through the lively world of everybody's favorite possum. Epossumondas wants to listen to Mama, but it's so hard to remember everything. So Epossumondas heads into the swamp he was warned about'and there he'll have to do what possums do best if he is to escape trouble with the legendary loup-garou
Candlewick read-aloud riches : eight favorites ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Epossumondas by Coleen Salley( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, professional storyteller Coleen Salley was presented the Flicker Tale Children's Book Award for Epossumondas, her signature variation of an old southern folk tale. Epossumondas is the joy of his mama and auntie. But, as his mama is fond of saying, he doesn't have the sense he was born with! Listeners of all ages will delight in this humorous tale of a precocious young possum who keeps getting himself into more and more mischief
Cajun Night Before Christmas (1) by Trosclair( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in No Linguistic Content and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Take the classic story of jolly old St. Nicholas, place it in a Louisiana bayou setting, dress Santa claus in muskrat "from his head to his toes", pile his skiff high with toys, and hitch it to 8 friendly alligators. The result is the delightful new version of an old and familiar tale. It is Christmas on the bayou. It is a Cajun Night before Christmas. Gaston the Green-nosed alligator: What led Santa Claus to move his workshop from the snowy North Pole to the moss draped
 
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