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French, Vivian

Overview
Works: 709 works in 1,861 publications in 8 languages and 77,978 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Big books  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Sound books  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.F897, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Vivian French
Publications by Vivian French
Most widely held works about Vivian French
 
Most widely held works by Vivian French
The robe of skulls by Vivian French( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,276 libraries worldwide
The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a very expensive new robe, and she will stop at nothing--including kidnapping and black magic--to get the money to pay for it
The bag of bones by Vivian French( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,867 libraries worldwide
When the quill writes "Go Go Go" frantically on the wall, and the House of the Ancient Crones heaves Gracie Gillypot outside onto the path, it can mean only one thing: there's Trouble in the Five Kingdoms. This time it's in the form of a beady-eyed, green-tongued witch named Truda Hangnail
Growing frogs by Vivian French( Book )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,878 libraries worldwide
A mother and child watch as tadpoles develop and grow into frogs
Yucky worms by Vivian French( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
While helping Grandma in the garden, a child learns about the important role of the earthworm in helping plants grow.--Résumé de l'éditeur
A present for Mom by Vivian French( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother's Day
T. Rex by Vivian French( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Take a trip through a special dinosaur exhibition with a young boy and his granddad as they learn about the greatest meat-eating dinosaur of all-- Tyrannosaurus rex
Once upon a time by John Prater( Book )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,166 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
Henny Penny by Vivian French( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Henny Penny and her barnyard friends are on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they meet a hungry fox, but Henny Penny's quick thinking saves the day
The heart of glass by Vivian French( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Gracie Gillypott and Prince Marcus embark on a dwarf-watching outing, not knowing that the dwarves are working frantically making crowns for a royal wedding and that they have enlisted some unreliable trolls to help them, thus putting the humans' expedition in peril
I love you, Grandpa by Vivian French( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
When Grandpa comes to stay for the weekend, the children tire him out with all their activities
Oliver's vegetables by Vivian French( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes
The flight of dragons : the fourth tales from the five kingdoms by Vivian French( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
On Gracie Gillypot's birthday, greedy, chocolate-hungry twins awaken the banished Old Malignant One, and unless Gracie can find a powerful, long-forgotten dragon's egg, the Five Kingdoms may succumb to evil magic and Total Oblivion
Lazy Jack by Vivian French( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway
Caterpillar, caterpillar by Vivian French( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 842 libraries worldwide
The author recalls her childhood experience of watching caterpillars hatch, grow, pupate, and emerge as butterflies. Suggested level: junior, primary
Oliver's fruit salad by Vivian French( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Although he loves to help Grandpa pick fresh fruit, Oliver will not eat any until one day Mom prepares something very special in a big glass bowl
Once upon a picnic by John Prater( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 756 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
The most wonderful thing in the world by Vivian French( Book )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a fairy tale follows a young man who becomes a princess' unlikely suitor when the king and queen issue a decree that whoever presents them with the most wonderful thing in the world will win their daughter's hand in marriage
Oliver's milk shake by Vivian French( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Auntie Jen takes Oliver to a farm, buys the special ingredients she needs, and makes him a yummy scrummy fruity frothy icy nicy tip top tasty dreamy creamy milk shake
Princess Daisy and the dazzling dragon by Vivian French( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
When Princess Daisy hears that a real dragon is being bought into the Princess Academy, she is terrified. What will her friends think of her being such a scaredy cat? But later Princess Daisy has a chance to show how brave she realy is... -- back cover
The music of zombies by Vivian French( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
When planning for Cockenzie Rood Day, Prince Albion gets kidnapped because a zombie wants to play his fiddle in the talent contest. Trueheart, a prince and Gubble the troll must stop the zombie before real damage is done to the Five Kingdoms
 
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Alternative Names
French, Viv
French, Viv 1945-
Furenchi, Vivian 1945-
Vivian French auteur de livres pour enfants
Vivian French Brits schrijfster
ויויאן פרנץ'
ויויאן פרנץ' סופרת בריטית
프렌치, 비비안
프렌치, 비비언
フレンチ, ヴィヴィアン
フレンチ, ビビアン
Languages
English (198)
Spanish (5)
French (4)
German (2)
Welsh (2)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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