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Vischer, Phil

Overview
Works: 326 works in 660 publications in 3 languages and 44,779 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Children's songs  Humorous songs  Animated films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Director, Creator, Performer, Producer, Composer, Vocalist, dir, Conceptor, Scenarist, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Publications about Phil Vischer
Publications by Phil Vischer
Most widely held works by Phil Vischer
Jonah a VeggieTales movie by Phil Vischer( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,025 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
Explores the Christian holiday of Easter
The pirates who don't do anything a VeggieTales movie ( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the 1700s, an evil pirate captain is assaulting a ship at sea, determined to capture and hold hostage the Prince and Princess sailing on it. Robert the Terrible seizes the Prince, but misses the Princess, who uses her father's HelpSeeker to find someone to help her rescue her brother. Timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt), and unsure George (Pa Grape) work as cabin boys at a buccaneer-themed dinner theater. Auditioning for spots as cast members they wreck the ship, and are promptly fired and tossed out into the alley. When they come across a golden orb straight out of Jules Verne, all three are transported into the past. Called to adventure, can three cabin boys realize their dreams of being pirates, while helping a princess with her quest?
Esther, the girl who became queen ( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
The king needs a new queen and Esther has been chosen! Can she find the courage to do what's right?
VeggieTales ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
The story of Joseph told in a Wild West version with Larry the cucumber as the title character. Follow Little Joe's journey as his faith is tested every step of the way
Heroes of the Bible! ( visu )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,174 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?
VeggieTales ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
Larry is a wrestler who somehow manages never to finish what he starts. Eventually his ability to take anything seriously lands him in the ring with Apollo Gourd. Will Larry hang in there to complete the match? How does a cucumber look in wrestling gear anyway? Find out in this lesson in perseverance where kids will learn that whenever you finish what you start, you come out a winner!
Lord of the beans ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,063 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
The wonderful wizard of Ha's [the story of a prodigal son] ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,048 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?
VeggieTales ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 951 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
Dave and the giant pickle ( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
In the hilarious retelling of the Bible story of David and Goliath, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber teach kids that it makes no difference whether you're nine feet tall or two feet tall
VeggieTales. a lesson in self-worth ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 869 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
Big river rescue ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 809 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?
Larry-boy! and the fib from outer space ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 792 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
Veggie tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 791 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?
The end of silliness? ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
In a fit of moral outrage, Archibald Asparagus has canceled "Silly songs with Larry." Larry the Cucumber drowns his sorrows at Jimmy Gourd's ice cream parlor. Can Jimmy cheer up Larry? Will Archibald ever forgive Larry and give him back his songs? How much ice cream can a cucumber eat before he gets one of those really bad headaches?
VeggieTales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Edmund writes to Bob and Larry with a big problem. His pet hamster has disappeared, after he accidentally left the top off its cage. Can Bob and Larry help him? Larry decides to dig deep into the 'Veggie Vault' to find a solution. But what is the 'Veggie Vault' and why does Larry hide it in his sock drawer? And how did a sock puppet and a story-telling donkey get in there? Join the whole VeggieTales crew for this unique collection of short stories and songs. 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
VeggieTales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories that help kids learn they are special just the way God made them. A shepherd boy realizes that little guys can do big things too. A trip to outer space helps the Veggies learn to appreciate the differences in others. A self-conscious Snoodle realizes that he is uniquely made and all the Veggies are reminded that each one of us is special
VeggieTales Princess and the pop star ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Princess Poppyseed's life on her family₁s farm is far from the glamorous world of her favorite pop singer, Vanna Banana. While Princess milks the cows and dreams of a life on stage, Vanna has her own dreams of a life far from the hectic pace of stardom. On a chance meeting, Vanna and Princess cross paths and realize they look almost exactly alike, which leads to the crazy notion that maybe they could switch lives!
VeggieTales ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Three stories of love combined with lessons of neighbors, families, and God. Includes new animation that features the Veggie Kids talking about love as only kids can, 3 episodes, and 4 silly songs
 
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