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Cepeda, Joe

Overview
Works: 61 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 37,976 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Legends  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.R26347, [E]
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Publications about Joe Cepeda
Publications by Joe Cepeda
Most widely held works by Joe Cepeda
A girl, a boy, and a monster cat by Gail Gauthier( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
Three afternoons a week, Brandon reluctantly stays with his imaginative classmate, Hannah, and her oversized cat, Buttercup, playing games, but their adventures really begin when a new neighbor moves in with a ferocious chihuahua named Bucky
A girl, a boy, and three robbers by Gail Gauthier( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
Three afternoons a week, Brandon reluctantly stays with his imaginative classmate, Hannah, and her oversized cat, Buttercup, playing games, but their adventures really begin when the dreaded Sunderland triplets from next door try to steal Buttercup
Mice and beans by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
In this rhythmic cumulative tale Rosa Maria spends the week getting ready for her granddaughter's birthday party and trying to avoid attracting mice--unaware that the mice in her walls are preparing for a party of their own
Gracias, the Thanksgiving turkey by Joy Cowley( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Trouble ensues when Papa gets Miguel a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving and Miguel develops an attachment to it
Nappy hair by Carolivia Herron( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Various people at a backyard picnic offer their comments on a young girl's tightly curled, "nappy" hair
Freddy in peril : book two in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
A cat, two guinea pigs, and a colony of brave sewer rats band together in order to save Freddy, a golden hamster, from an evil scientist who's discovered that Freddy can read and write, and plans to hamster-nap him in order to dissect his brain
I, Freddy : book one in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature
Juan Bobo goes to work : a Puerto Rican folktale by Marisa Montes( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
Although he tries to do exactly as his mother tells him, foolish Juan Bobo keeps getting things all wrong
Freddy to the rescue : book three in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
In his continuing adventures, Freddy, a golden hamster who can read and write, joins his animal and human friends to save a colony of endangered field hamsters from being killed when an automobile plant is constructed on their land
What a truly cool world by Julius Lester( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Discovering that making a world takes a lot of work, God calls on his secretary Bruce and the angel Shaniqua to help him create bushes, grass, flowers, and butterflies
The haunting of Freddy : book four in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
The characters in Freddy's latest novel, an evil fifteenth-century poacher and his ferrets, mysteriously come to life, endangering Freddy and his friends and drawing them to an English castle near where the poacher once lived
The journey of Oliver K. Woodman by Darcy Pattison( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Oliver K. Woodman, a man made of wood, takes a remarkable journey across America, as told through the letters and postcards of those he meets along the way
The old man & his door by Gary Soto( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
In a Mexican setting, this fable tells of an old fool's adventures on the way to a barbecue. Misunderstanding his wife's instructions, an old man sets out for a party with a door on his back. This humorous tale is about an old man who cannot seem to listen to his wife. As she leaves for a barbecue, she reminds him to bring "el puerco"--The pig that will be roasted as a main dish. He later wonders why she wants him to bring "la puerta"-the door-but dares not question her. Delightfully illustrated, this story shows that sometimes mistakes turn out for the best
Vroomaloom zoom by John Coy( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Daddy takes Carmela on an imaginary car ride, lulling her to sleep with various sounds, from the wurgle lurgle of swamps to the hoopty doopty swoopty loopty of driving in circles
Koi and the kola nuts : a tale from Liberia by Verna Aardema( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
An African folktale in which the son of the chief must make his way in the world with only a sackful of kola nuts and the help of some creatures that he has treated with kindness
The red blanket by Eliza Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a single woman who goes to China to adopt a baby. Based on the author's life
Pumpkin fiesta by Caryn Yacowitz( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Hoping to win a prize for the best pumpkin at the fiesta, Foolish Fernando tries to copy Old Juana's successful gardening techniques, but without really watching to see how much effort and love she puts into her work. Includes a recipe for pumpkin soup
Peeny butter fudge by Toni Morrison( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Children spend the day with their grandmother, who ignores their mother's carefully planned schedule in favor of activities that are much more fun
N is for Navidad by Susan Middleton Elya( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
A rhyming book that outlines the preparations for and celebration of the Christmas season, with Spanish words for each letter of the alphabet translated in a glossary
Big bushy mustache by Gary Soto( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
In order to look more like his father, Ricky borrows a mustache from a school costume, but when he loses it on the way home his father comes up with a replacement
 
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