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Big Idea Productions

Overview
Works: 493 works in 1,082 publications in 3 languages and 70,746 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Christmas films  Television comedies  Fantasy television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1992.8.C46, 791.4372
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Publications about Big Idea Productions
Publications by Big Idea Productions
Most widely held works by Big Idea Productions
Jonah : a VeggieTales movie by Family Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,986 libraries worldwide
Archibald Asparagus stars as Jonah, who is chosen by God to help spread his message to the world. Unfortunately, his first stop on his evangelical tour is the city of Nineveh, where the residents while away their days bingeing on cheese snacks and arguing. Circumstances force Jonah to set sail across the ocean, where he's assisted by Khalil, and pirates who are led by the well-meaning but lethargic Mr. Lunt, Pa Grape, and Larry the Cucumber. However, Jonah's mission gets a bit of a setback when a mammoth whale changes his plans
An Easter carol ( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
Cavis, Milward, and a music box angel named Hope must convince Uncle Ebenezzer Nezzer that Easter is about more than just candy and eggs. The Veggie Tale gang will remind us why we celebrate Easter
VeggieTales by Big Idea Productions( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
Bob and Larry present a Western Bible story, the Ballad of Little Joe. Little Joe has a knack for dreaming, organization, and is his father's favorite, as evidenced by his birthday present, a beautiful if psychedelic vest. His jealous older brothers hatch a plot to abandon him in a mineshaft, from which he is rescued--by bandits! Taken to Dodge Ball City, Little Joe works at McPotiphar's pizza place. He becomes popular using his organizational skills, but it is his other talent, interpreting dreams, that gets him noticed by the Mayor. The Mayor, after hearing Joe's interpretation of his dream, gives Joe a job that eventually brings him face to face with the brothers who betrayed him
VeggieTales. a lesson in thankfulness by Big Idea Productions( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Why so blue? Because Madame Blueberry wants more stuff. Let your kids spend a little time with Madame Blueberry and the rest of the Veggies and they'll learn that "being greedy makes you grumpy - but a thankful heart is a happy heart!"
Lyle the kindly viking by Phil Vischer( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
"Archibald aims for new heights in "veggie programming" by attempting to produce " the first-ever "Classy songs with Larry," and for the grand finale, the world premier of what he believes to be Gilbert and Sullivan's "lost musical"--"Lyle, the kindly Viking!"--Container
The wonderful wizard of Ha's : [the story of a prodigal son] ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Meet Darby who more than anything else in the world just wants to have fun. He learns about the Wonderful Land of Ha's, an amusement park with all the fixins. The park also has a mysterious wizard who promises to make dreams come true. Darby is determined to go and he makes a choice that will change his life forever. Will it be worth everything Darby has given up?
Veggie Tales : Heroes of the Bible! ( visu )
14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
In "Daniel and the lion's den," Larry the Cucumber (as Daniel) finds himself in deep trouble thanks to the King's conniving wisemen, played by a trio of slippery scallions. In an exciting finish, Daniel learns that even in the lion's den, he is still in God's hands. In "Dave and the giant pickle," Junior Asparagus (as David) is pitted against a really mean, really big pickle! In the end, little Dave learns that it makes no difference whether you're 9-feet tall or 2-feet tall-- with God's help, even little guys can do big things. In "Esther, the girl who became queen," a small-town girl wakes up with the weight of the world on her sholders and the fate of her people in her hands. Can she find the courage to do what's right?
Larry-boy! and the fib from outer space by VeggieTales( visu )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
A strange visitor from outer space advises Junior Asparagus to lie to his father about a broken bowling plate. Lies have a way of growing. Soon the little fib grows into a big monster. Only super-hero Larry-boy! can stop him
The toy that saved Christmas by Phil Vischer( visu )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
The children of Dinkletown are convinced they need more toys until a toy teaches them that Christmas is about giving not getting
VeggieTales ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
In "Bully Trouble" Junior Asparagus is faced with a bully that doesn't want to share the neighborhood playground. In the titular story, Minnesota Cuke (Larry the Cucumber) is on a quest to find Samson's hairbrush and gain its power to defeat all the bullies of the world before it falls into the wrong hands. But will Minnesota turn into a bully himself? And does the hairbrush really have Samson's strength? The silly song feature is about pizza. VeggieTales is an English language animated children's series featuring anthropomorphic vegetables and conveying moral themes based on Christianity, spliced with joking references to pop culture
Veggie tales ( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the truest heart of all? Sweetpea Beauty knows that what's on the inside is what matters most, but insecure Queen Blueberry can't see past her own reflection! Will Sweetpea be able to help the Queen see beyond the lies the tricky mirror tells, and be able to see herself as God sees her? Find out the real meaning of true beauty
King George and the ducky by VeggieTales( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Unlike other kings, King George spends most of his time in the bath tub, because that is where his favorite toy is - a rubber ducky. But just one ducky isn't enough for King George ... he wants them all. Discover what happens when the king decides that he is the most important person above all others. Learn that whether you are a king or a kid, God wants us all to think of others first
Big river rescue ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Describing life on the Mississippi 100 years ago, narrator Clark Wayne sets the scene for Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's "Big River Rescue." Huckleberry Larry wants to build a turkey jerky theme park, while Tomato Sawyer dreams anachronistically of a career in income tax preparation. Tomato and Huckleberry are just days away from earning the land they"ve been homesteading from the government, when they meet a mysterious stranger on the run and trying to find his mama. Will Huck & Tom risk losing all they've worked for in order to help someone they hardly know? Will they do the right thing? And if so, can they still earn their land?
Lord of the beans ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
A young Flobbit named Toto Baggypants inherits a special and powerful bean. With the help of a group of friends, Toto goes on an epic quest to discover how he should use his gift. The band of friends find many challenges along their way. Includes a "Silly songs with elves" session
VeggieTales. a lesson in self-worth by Inc Big Idea( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Offers two reassuring faith-based stories that encourage positive self-worth. A Snoodle's tale: Poor Snoodle is literally weighed down by other folks perceptions of him, as rendered in doodles. But Snoodle learns that we are all beautiful despite what others might try to convince us of. Dr. Jiggle & Mr. Sly: The dance loving Dr. Jiggle feels too embarrassed to boogie because he feels like a blob, but a little potion and - presto, change-o - he is transformed in to the hip-swinging sensation Mr. Sly
Veggie tales ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
It's 1880's London and Cavis and Millward are putting the finishing touches on their first Christmas musical. Filled with spectacle and more electric lights than London has ever seen. Unfortunately, a church pageant is opening the same night, right down the street, featuring a priceless artifact that hasn't been seen in 80 years! Just how far will Cavis go to make sure his show opens on top? Find out in this hilarious, action-packed adventure which teaches that it's the true story of God's love that shows us how to love one another - at Christmas time and throughout the year
Saint Nicholas : a story of joyful giving ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Laura Carrot's Christmas stocking might be empty this year because her dad is in danger of losing his job. While Larry thinks a letter to the North Pole should fix the problem, Bob tells a story of a little boy named Nicholas who made a discovery in Bethlehem that changed Christmas forever. What did Nick learn that can help Laura and her family?
Veggie tales ( visu )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
What if a person could change everything they thought was not as they hoped in life? That's what's offered to Stewart when he's at his lowest point. He could have been the football hero, the TV star, the investment king, and the perfect dad and husband. Faced with losing his father's toy factory to a greedy business mogul, Stewart discovers a ticket for a special one-night-only train ride with a mysterious conductor to visit his past, present, and future. Where will the train stop?
Pistachio, the little boy that woodn't by Big Idea( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Lonely toymaker Gelato decides to carve a little boy out of wood and is surprised to learn that this little toy boy can walk and talk, and has a mind of his own! Will Pistachio learn that obeying the wisdom of a loving father will help him find what he really needs?
Josh and the big wall by Big Idea Productions( visu )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
After 40 years of wandering in the desert, the children of Israel finally get to go to the Promised Land! One little thing they've overlooked though ... Jericho!
 
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