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Salley, Coleen

Overview
Works: 28 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 7,350 library holdings
Genres: Picture books  Folklore  Fiction  Juvenile works  Folk literature  Short stories  Fairy tales  Children's audiobooks  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction 
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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,931 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 1,340 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 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! Renowned storyteller Coleen Salley and Caldecott Honor illustrator Janet Stevens team up again, drawing on the Uncle Remus tradition and their own wild imaginations to expose a hilarious--and important!--moment in possum history. Annotation. Epossumondas learns his great-great granddaddy's hilarious role in possum history
Epossumondas plays possum by Coleen Salley( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,272 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 1,160 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 325 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 )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 262 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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 239 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 saves the day by Coleen Salley( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 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 131 libraries worldwide
A family of wooden toys lives on the edge of the bathtub until disaster strikes and they fear they have been separated forever
Cajun night before Christmas by Trosclair( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 36 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 )
4 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
George and Martha : the complete stories of two best friends by James Marshall( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
George and Martha: not, as one might think, the first president and his spouse, but two hippopotamuses created by the singular talent of James Marshall. For the past quarter century, these stories have entertained, intrigued, and delighted readers of all ages. The portly animals have also taught us, in a humorous and lighthearted way, about what it means to be a true friend. A man with a talent for friendship, James Marshall defined its very essence in his stories about the world's two best friends. In this volume, all thirty-five episodes are brought together to celebrate friendship and two of the most lovable book characters ever created. Annotation. George and Martha, two hippopotamuses teach young readers, in a humorous way, about what it means to be a true friend. In this volume, all 35 episodes are brought together to celebrate friendship and two of the most lovable book characters ever created. Full color
Coleen Salley's Louisiana favorites ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
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
Candlewick read-aloud riches : eight favorites ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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