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Gadsby, Jon

Overview
Works: 52 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 1,824 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Fiction  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Drama  Picture books  Religious television programs  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 248.4
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jon Gadsby
Publications by Jon Gadsby
Publications by Jon Gadsby, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jon Gadsby
The end of silliness? ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
A collection of songs, which tells the story of how Larry the cucumber drowns his sorrows in an ice cream parlor
Trouble on Planet-Wait-Your-Turn by 3-2-1 Penguins!( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Jason accompanies the four feathered space explorers to Planet-Wait-Your-Turn, where they must race to keep the planet and it's vacuum cleaner inhabitants from being hurled into a blazing sun. Can the aliens learn that patience is a virtue and having to go first all the time only leads to trouble before it's too late?
Trouble on Planet Wait-Your-Turn ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Stuck with their odd English grandmother for the whole summer, Jason and Michelle are sure their vacation is a lost cause. But some old penguin figurines and an old toy spaceship turn themselves into an intergalactic adventure that teaches Jason about patience
Silly sing-along 2 : the end of silliness ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A collection of songs, which tells the story of how Larry the cucumber drowns his sorrows in an ice cream parlor
The cheating scales of Bullamanka ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Foul play is afoot on Space Base Bullamanka, where the conniving Lizard King had defeated the kindly Bandicook King in a bizarre game call Squid-Tac-Toad. But did he play by the rules? Now Michelle must beat the Lizard King at his own game before her penguin friends are send down the "gurglar." In this wild adventure filled with Red Naped Ibs and Yellow-Capped Whopper Dingys, Michelle learns why God likes it when we all play by the rules
The cheating scales of Bullamanka by Big Idea Productions( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Foul play is afoot on space-base Bullamanka, where the conniving Lizard King has defeated the Kindly Bandicoot King in a bizarre local game called Spuid-Tac-Toad. But did he play by the rules? This wild adventure shows why it is important that we play by the rules
A book of beasts by Jon Gadsby( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Poems with an animal theme. Suggested level: primary
Larry-boy and the rumor weed by VeggieTales( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Teaches children a biblical perspective on gossip
Zoo babies by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Presents photographs and facts about the baby animals of the Auckland Zoo. Suggested level: junior, primary
Zoo feeding by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Presents photographs and facts about feeding the animals of the Auckland Zoo. Suggested level: junior, primary
Dave and the giant pickle by Phil Vischer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Bible story of David and Goliath
Martin's gang and the ogre by Jon Gadsby( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
When Martin, Chalky and Peter go to fetch their cricket ball from the local ogre's garden, they end up in a very sticky situation; but then Martin comes up with a clever plan to trick the ogre and make their escape. Suggested level: primary
The trough : a novel by Jon Gadsby( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In this novel, New Zealand's political parties square up to do battle in another election. Sexual politics, the world's second-to-last kakapo and electricity generation all come into play
Bumblebee pie by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Mia attempts to make a unique tasty pie, with butter, honey, eggs, flour and six hundred humming bees. Finally, the pie is ready for baking. Then all at once, to Mia's dismay, the pie jumped up and flew away. Suggested level: junior, primary
The fantail and the weka : a forest fable by Jon Gadsby( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Although a fantail and a weka share the same valley, they don't really know each other. However when danger lurks in the undergrowth they are able to protect each other. Suggested level: primary
The dictionary of wimps by A. K Grant( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Griselda Marmalade Forsythe by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Griselda Marmalade Forsythe, Queen of the cats, sets out with her followers in search of cats who have disappeared from the local dump, and finds that something terrible is about to happen. Suggested level: junior, primary
Letter to Blanchy by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Short stories
The scary scaly visitor by Jon Gadsby( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
There's a commotion in the valley when Perkin and Parkin Pukeko see a monster at the waterfall. Who exactly is this stranger and what does it want in Toi Toi Valley? Suggested level: primary
Nothing rhymes with elephant by Jon Gadsby( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"A llama has pyjamas, a gibbon has a ribbon and an armadillo a pillow. But belly-phant or jelly-phant or smelly-phant? Nothing rhymes with elephant! (At least there's nothing in the language that the elephants have heard)"--Back cover. Includes some factual information at the back of the book
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Uncle Anzac

Gadsby, Jonathan Ernest
Jon Gadsby Brits komiek (1953-2015)
Jon Gadsby New Zealand writer and comedian
Languages
English (44)
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