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Templeton, Gary

Works: 83 works in 174 publications in 2 languages and 7,870 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Folklore  Film adaptations  Animated films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Director, Adapter, Film editor, Scenarist, Narrator, Publishing director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Publications about Gary Templeton
Publications by Gary Templeton
Most widely held works by Gary Templeton
Harry, the dirty dog --and more terrific tails ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge (Live action)
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Corduroy --and more stories about friendship ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Corduroy: Corduroy tries to find his lost button, so that someone will finally take him home from the department store. Yo! Yes?: Two boys become friends and they no longer have to play alone. Here comes the cat!: A village of mice is about to be visited by a cat
Diary of a worm --and 4 more great animal tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 708 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!
Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot
Noisy Nora --and more stories of mischief ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 505 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
Curious George rides a bike -- and a lot more monkeying around ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
The man in the yellow hat gives Curious George a brand new bicycle. What adventures are ahead for the curious chimp? An unhappy mouse uses a magic potion to turn him into something else. A nice, or maybe nasty, old woman calls upon a rat-catcher to get rid of a nasty, or maybe nice, family of rats. Then, a tall tale sets off a chain of mishaps in the jungle
Teeny-Tiny and the witch-woman --and 4 more spine-tingling tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 356 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
There's a nightmare in my closet Amanda and the mysterious carpet ( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
There's a nightmare in my closet: Five-year-old Christopher knows something is hiding in his closet, but no one believes him! Amanda and the mysterious carpet: Amanda settles on top of the carpet to read her book and gets carried away on a fantastically wild ride. Angus lost: A very curious Scottish terrier wanders away from home and into all sorts of tail-wagging adventures. Frog, where are you: Sentenced to life in a jar, Frog runs away and searches for a new home
A boy, a dog and a frog ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Follow the wacky, incorrigible adventures of Frog in three live-action films
Bark, George ---and more doggie tails ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Bark, George: When George, a dog, is told to bark he says "meow", "oink", "quack-quack," and "moo." It is up to the vet to help George gets his bark back. Dot the fire dog: The story explores just what firefighters and firedogs do all day and night. Dot knows exactly what to do when the alarm bell rings at the fire station. When she goes to a burning building, the firemen aren't the only ones saving lives. No roses for Harry: Harry is determined to lose his new sweater. He tries leaving it all over town, but it is always returned--until a bird catches sight of a loose thread and Harry's luck finally changes. A boy, a dog, and a frog: Follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. Finally, the boy and the dog give up and return home. The frog becomes lonely and decides to follow the two back to the house, where all three are reunited in the bathtub. Whistle for Willie: Young Peter wishes he could whistle so he could call his dog, Willie. Angus lost: A little Scottish terrior leaves his home to see what the outside world is like
Corduroy by Don Freeman( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A loveable stuffed bear who longs for someone to take him home, searches for his missing button. Story by Don Freeman
Threading the needle : the PAX NET story by Lowell Paxson( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Lowell Paxson discusses how he developed the PAX NET, the nation's seventh broadcast television network, and describes how his work was influenced by the teachings of Jesus Christ
The little drummer boy --and 4 more holiday stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 194 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."
Stories from near and far ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Hot hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But such a change required permission from Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere. Possum magic: An Australian possum named Hush used to think that the magic used by Grandma Poss to make her invisible was fun - until, one day, Hush wants to know what she looks like. Together they must find a way to make Hush's wish come true. Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with a grand, long name. But as the viewers of this tongue-in-cheek film soon discover, such names can be very dangerous. I, Crocodile: An Egyptian crocodile lives happily in his new home in Paris, until a chef tries to turn him into dinner. The crocodile escapes through the sewer and lives to tell about his newest gastronomic joy - people!
Mercer Mayer frog stories ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
A boy and his dog try to catch a playful frog at a local pond. A boy and his dog pursue a frog who hops on a motor boat, plays a trick on a magician, and joins in a picnic. A frog escapes from a jar to find adventures in various situations while searching for a new home
Baseball ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
The manager of the San Diego Padres shows the fundamentals of pitching, batting, fielding, and base running with assistance from some of the greats of the game
Angus and the ducks by Marjorie Flack( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Angus, the curious Scottish terrier, takes advantage of an open door to find out what's making the noise on the other side of the tall hedge
Space case by Edward Marshall( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Funny things happen when a creature from outer space visits Earth on Halloween. This zany story of a small space traveler and the young boy he befriends is vividly brought to life through lively animation and an upbeat musical score
Frog on his own by Mercer Mayer( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Based on the story by Mercer Mayer, a frog, with a boy and dog in hot pursuit, discovers the joys of motor boating, plays a trick on a magician and shows up as an uninvited picnic guest. All ends well, however, as boy, dog and frog are happily reunited
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