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Templeton, Gary

Overview
Works: 5 works in 9 publications in 2 languages and 1,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Short films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Puppet films  Fiction  Christmas films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gary Templeton
Publications by Gary Templeton
Most widely held works by Gary Templeton
Diary of a worm : --and 4 more great animal tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
The "Diary of a Worm" reveals how a young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world. "Anatole" is a very content, happy, sophisticated French mouse - until he hears how much humans dislike mice. The humans change their tune after Anatole becomes the cheese taster and cheese rater for the Duval Cheese Factory. A boy may be a mischievous rogue, but he still knows that "Frog Goes to Dinner" only at home. Frog, however, has a habit of escaping his notice, and sneaks along. A little girl wanders through the house, crying, "I Lost My Bear!" She asks her mother, father, and older sister for help, to no avail. At the end of a long day, she finally spots him, in the most unlikely spot!
Noisy Nora : --and more stories of mischief ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
What's a mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all mom and dad's time? For Nora, the answer is easy. Yup, it's plenty of noise. T is for Terrible is about the poor Tyrannosaurus Rex. He is a dinosaur, but wonders why everyone is frightened of him. Then he chases down his dinner. Is he really a terrible lizard? Cannonball is a small, little dog, who escapes from the pound. Taken in by a clown, the dog gets his name by curling up inside the cannon, being fired, and delighting crowds. Sudden celebrities, the clown and dog are happy together. "Munro" is a four year-old, and he has been drafted. This being the military, they don't realize their mistake for the longest time
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman : --and 4 more spine-tingling tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
"Teeny-Tiny" is the youngest and smallest of three boys who live in a small village. But he may be the smartest, as he outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can have him and his brothers for dinner. "Space Case" came from outer space, and luckily arrived on Halloween. Most of the natives were unfriendly, but it finds some nice ones out trick-or-treating. Buddy McGee takes it home, to school, and hopes it will stay forever. "The Boy with Two Shadows" is about a little boy who takes the very best care of his shadow. Unfortunately, a witch takes notice of his painstaking care, and, offering him a spell as payment, asks him to mind her shadow while she goes on a vacation. "The Witch in the Cherry Tree" finds David's mother baking cakes one damp, dull day. Everything is fine until a naughty old witch comes to settle in the cherry tree in the garden. She tries to outwit David and persuade his mother to part with the cakes
The little drummer boy : --and 4 more holiday stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"The Little Drummer Boy" joins the procession to Bethlehem to offer gifts to the Christ Child. Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised visit from his friend, so he can wish him "Merry Christmas, Space Case." "Sam and the Lucky Money" examines the dilemma of how one young boy spends his Chinese New Year's gift. On a crisp, cold, snowy, still winter's night, "The Tomten" of a humble farm homestead goes about on his secret rounds doing his caretaker duties in his gentle, loving way. A young woman's true love sends her extravagant gifts on each of the "Twelve Days of Christmas."
Corduroy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him, he finds what he has always wanted most of all
 
Languages
English (8)
Chinese (1)
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