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Griffiths, Dean 1967-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 4,393 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Sports stories  Hockey stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B79984, [E]
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Publications about Dean Griffiths
Publications by Dean Griffiths
Most widely held works by Dean Griffiths
Ballerinas don't wear glasses by Ainslie Manson( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
With brother Ben in charge, Allison will stand out as the most unusual swan in the ballet
Only a cow by Arlene Hamilton( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Lucille's dream is to race, and even though her friend Thunder tells her that cows do not belong in horse races, she seizes the opportunity to compete when she goes to the county fair
Give Maggie a chance by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Maggie is excited. It's the first day of school and now she can show the teacher what a great reader she is. But when Maggie is called to the front of the class, her knees shake like jelly, her mouth dries up like a desert, and she can't utter a sound. It isn't until snooty Kimberly picks on the stuttering Sam that Maggie is able to forget her own dilemma and show everyone what she can really do
Lumpito and the painter from Spain by Monica Kulling( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Lump the dachshund, who lives with a photographer and a larger dog in Italy, travels to the south of France to meet Pablo Picasso, who promptly names him "Lumpito," in a story based on actual events
Maggie can't wait by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Maggie can't wait to show her friends the picture of her soon-to-be adopted sister, but she is mortified by their reaction. If the baby is as ugly as they say, maybe Maggie's parents shouldn't adopt her. Maggie may learn the beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Fairy by Dave Bouchard( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
When Victoria's curmudgeonly father refuses to believe that the tooth fairy will come to take his daughter's tooth, the one-of-a-kind fairy rides in to teach him a lesson he will not soon forget
Timberwolf challenge by Sigmund Brouwer( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Johnny Maverick decides to earn money for the Howling Timberwolves hockey team fundraiser by catching people in embarrassing moments on video and charging others to watch them, but the fun goes out of the project when Tammy comes to town and makes him the target of the joke
Perfect man by Troy Wilson( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Michael Maxwell McCallum lives in a world just like ours, but peopled by superheroes. When Michael's hero, Perfect Man, quits his job without warning, Michael isn't worried. He knows that Perfect Man will come back. He always does
Frosty is a stupid name by Troy Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
A young girl tries to give a snowman a special day on his terms rather than hers
The lighthouse dog by Betty Waterton( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
When Molly the Newfoundland "puppy" arrives at the lighthouse, pandemonium breaks out for awhile, but in the end, she does "what Newfies do"
Timberwolf hunt by Sigmund Brouwer( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
In this third book in the Timberwolves series, Johnny and Stu must figure out what to do when the weakest player on their team is getting the most ice time
Loon Lake fishing derby by Kathleen Cook Waldron( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The First Annual Loon Lake Fishing Derby doesn't turn out the way the Loon Lake residents wanted
The big tree gang by Jo Ellen Bogart( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Twins Keely and Reg like different things but they always find a way to work and play together, whether it is looking for rocks and bugs, enjoying a day with friends, or cleaning their rooms
Timberwolf chase by Sigmund Brouwer( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in French and English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Friends Johnny and Stu, members of the Howling Timberwolves hockey team, come up with a friendly way to teach snotty new kid Tom Morgan the importance of being a team player
Timberwolf revenge by Sigmund Brouwer( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in French and English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Hockey action and humor that will appeal to young readers. The Howling Timberwolves are at it again. And there's plenty of action both on and off the ice. At a big tournament in Calgary, teammate Tom Morgan plays a practical joke on Johnny Maverick, so naturally Johnny feels he has to pay him back. The rivalry escalates. After he scores a hat trick, Johnny is given a hockey stick signed by all the members of the Calgary Flames. He worries that Tom will do something to this prized trophy and decides he will not let it out of his sight. But in the end Tom outsmarts him one more time, and Johnny learns that revenge is never a good idea. Hockey action and humor that will appeal to young readers
Timberwolf trap by Sigmund Brouwer( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Tom Morgan and Johnny Maverick are both trying to win the league's goal-scoring trophy, but they realize that a fellow teammate's woes go beyond their own egos
Beware, pirates! by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Transported back through time on the Canadian Flyer, an antique red sled, two children experience the past firsthand. Join them as they meet fearsome pirates face to face and venture high into the far North
Hoogie in the middle by Stephanie Simpson McLellan( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Sometimes Hoogie feels like the hole in the middle of a donut. She isn't big and dependable like her sister Pumpkin. She isn't tiny and sweet like her brother Tweezle. She's just Hoogie. Every day she hears, "You're too big for this" and "You're too small for that" until there's such a big little pain inside of her that she doesn't know what to do. Luckily Mom and Dad are there to show her what a very special place the middle can be. Stephanie McLellan's rhythmic text uses an exuberance of rhyme, alliteration, and spot-on simile to affirm and celebrate the middle child
Crazy for gold by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Transported back through time on the Canadian Flyer, an antique red sled, two children experience the past firsthand. Will they make it through the grueling climb to the Chilkoot Pass summit, or the dangerous trip down the rapids to find gold
Danger, dinosaurs! by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Like most children, Matt and Emily have always dreamed of seeing a real-life dinosaur. With the help of their magic sled, they travel back in time to see the Alberta Badlands during the Cretaceous period. There, Maiasaura, Lambeosaurus, and other giants roam the Earth. Emily and Matt are excited about finally seeing the amazing creatures up close, but that ferocious T. Rex is getting much too close for comfort!
 
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Alternative Names
Griffiths, Gordon Dean, 1967-
Languages
English (63)
French (17)
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