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Prater, John

Overview
Works: 128 works in 426 publications in 10 languages and 14,223 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Sound books  Software  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.P8867, E
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Publications about John Prater
Publications by John Prater
Most widely held works by John Prater
Once upon a time by John Prater( Book )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters
Again! by John Prater( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Once is never enough when Baby Bear plays games with his grandfather, Grandbear
Is it Christmas? by John Prater( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Grandfather and Baby Bear spend two days getting ready for Christmas
Baby Bear's Christmas kiss by John Prater( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 639 libraries worldwide
The warmth and joy of Christmas is displayed as Baby Bear runs out and gets a special gift for Grandbear to put under the tree
Number one, tickle your tum by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Two bears count to ten using rhyming words
Once upon a picnic by John Prater( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them
Hold tight! by John Prater( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Although he has fun pretending that a laundry basket is a boat and an empty box is an airplane or a train, Baby Bear discovers that the best rides are the ones given by Grandbear
The greatest show on earth by John Prater( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Young Harry feels useless because he lacks the talents that other family members have as circus performers
Oh where, oh where? by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Oh where, oh where, is that dear little bear? He's playing hide and seek and there's no sign of him--except for a few telltale clues
On top of the world by John Prater( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 468 libraries worldwide
On a warm night in a moonlit playground, four toy animals climb and climb to the top of the world and then have the fun of coming down again
"No!" said Joe by John Prater( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Joe refuses to get ready for a shopping trip, despite threats that he might be turned over to a giant, witch, and other scary creatures
Tim and the blanket thief by John Prater( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
When a shy boy who is dependent on his blanket awakes one night to find it gone, he pursues the wicked thief to his lair, where he frees many other blankets, teddies, and toys and becomes a hero
The bear went over the mountain by John Prater( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Baby bear has an adventure and lots of fun
Walking round the garden by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Tickling in the garden, climbing up the stairs--no wonder this tired little bear is ready for a goodnight story and a kiss before bed
The gift by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Finnish and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Two children fly over their town, travel to the bottom of the ocean, and explore a jungle in the cardboard box that had wrapped a gift
A letter to grandma by Paul Rogers( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 327 libraries worldwide
When a young girl wakes to find her house on an island instead of in her familiar town, she wonders how her grandmother will be able to visit
The big Baby Bear book by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 308 libraries worldwide
A collection of classic and original nursery rhymes features the antics of Baby Bear, his grandfather, and his animal friends
On Friday something funny happened by John Prater( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Two children create mischief on every day of the week except Friday, when something funny happens and they are mysteriously well behaved. Suggested level: junior
There's always one! by John Prater( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Twelve young rabbits go to the seaside with their parents
I love my bed by John Prater( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A young boy talks about all the reasons why his bed is his favorite place to be, from it being snuggly and warm to it being an imaginary cave for exploring
 
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Alternative Names
プレイター, ジョン
Languages
English (143)
German (11)
French (9)
Dutch (9)
Welsh (5)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Finnish (1)
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