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Canova, Diana

Overview
Works: 66 works in 125 publications in 1 language and 8,165 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Children's songs  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Television adaptations  Poetry  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4575
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Publications about Diana Canova
Publications by Diana Canova
Most widely held works by Diana Canova
Danny and the dinosaur --and more friendly "monster" stories ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Danny and the dinosaur: When Danny visits the museum, he thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur. It's great fun when the dinosaur is just as eager to play with Danny. The two spend a whole day together. The Island of the Skog: A band of mice and their leader set sail to an island inhabited by a hostile Skog with gigantic feet. But when the two parties finally meet face to face, they find they have a lot more in common than they thought. The beast of Monsieur Racine: Monsieur Racine lays a trap and catches a marauder, a strange but harmless-looking beast, who has been stealing his prize pears. What happens when Monsieur Racine presents his catch to the Academy of Science throws Paris into an uproar
I stink! --and more stories on wheels ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Live through a stinky night in the life of a New York City garbage truck that likes to eat alphabet soup. Follow Mr. Gilly around Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage. Big diesel engines threaten to run Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel out of business until he finds just the job to prove their worth. An old tricycle is mistaken for trash, but just before being crushed for scrap metal, it magically speeds away on an adventure through town
Ella, the elegant elephant by Carmela D'Amico( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Ella is nervous about the first day of school in her new town, but wearing her grandmother's good luck hat makes her feel better--until the other students tease her and call her names
Emily's first 100 days of school --and more great school time stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Emily's first 100 days of school: As the days and weeks of school go by, Emily and her classmates learn a lot: about reading, writing, counting, and other new ideas. Reading to your bunny: Young Freddy Bunny is having trouble learning in school. He would rather play video games and watch TV anyway, until he learns how to read. If you made a million: Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is an expert guide about the various forms of money
Antarctic antics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
A collection of 7 beloved children's stories presented in story book form
Arnie the doughnut --and 4 other fantastic adventure stories ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Arnie the Doughnut is shocked when he finds he is about to be eaten by Mr. Bing! Arnie realizes his carefree days are about to end ... unless he can persuade Mr. Bing that a doughnut can be more than a sweet snack! Roberto the termite dreams of designing big buildings everywhere--including the moon! Hondo & Fabian spend a day sleeping in the sun, and playing inside and outside. A duo of dogs plots to get rid of the newest "animal" in the house--the baby! Angelica is a young girl, but she happens to also be the strongest woodswoman around, and after defeating a fearsome bear, is known as the swamp angel
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel --and 3 more stories about trucks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" prove that, although getting older and perhaps dated, they are still useful. A rowdy, ravenous New York City garbage truck declares, "Know what I do at night while you're asleep? I Eat your TRASH." Consuming everything from a to z, at the end of the day he can boast, "I Stink!" Mr. Gilly is a trash collector who drives a big blue truck from the school, to the park and the pizza parlor. At every stop, he picks up the trash, and transforms "Trashy Town" into a tidy town. "Dot the Fire Dog" sleeps by the firefighters' big rubber boots, suits up to answer an alarm, and rescues a tiny kitten. It is a good day for the firefighters, the firehouse, and Dot. One trash day, a young boy leaves his tricycle to play with a kite he retrieves from a trashcan. The trash men pick up the tricycle, which becomes "The Remarkable Riderless Runaway Tricycle" as it escapes crushing, eludes capture, and makes its way back to the boy
Pete's a pizza ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza with a very special ingredient. Rocketing down on a shooting star, Moon Man finds that life on Earth is different from what he expected. When his brothers won't share their collections of stamps and coins, Max creates a collection of his own. Norvin, a boy who resembles a shark, uses his talents to scare away all the swimmers at Caramel Cove - all except for one female shark in love
Soap ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
The controversial sitcom that defined the late 70s and became an instant classic. Soap took viewers into the homes of two of the most dysfunctional families ever-- and we couldn't help but embrace every eccentric one of them!
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
The teacher from the Black Lagoon --and more slightly scary stories ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
The teacher from the Black Lagoon: On the first day of school, a young boy expects the worst when he discovers his new teacher is the 'monstrous' Mrs. Green. The librarian from the Black Lagoon: When the class plans to visit the library for the first time, the students prepare themselves for the worst. The gym teacher from the Black Lagoon: A new gym teacher is coming to school and the kids say he is a real monster! Shrinking Violet: Violet is the shyest girl in school, so when her teacher announces that everyone will have a role in the school play, Violet panics. How will she find the courage to take the stage?
Spoon --and more stories about friendship ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Four stories that encourage a love of reading for the pre- or early reader
Robot Zot --and more rhyming stories by Jon Scieszka( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
This is a tale of a robot determined to conquer the earth. But once discovers the princess - a toy cell phone - he must learn how to be a hero
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama?: Through playful rhyme and riddle, a young llama learns about different kinds of animals; Noisy Nora: What's a wee mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all of mom and dad's time? Make noise!; Each peach pear plum: Children play 'I spy' with favorite nursery rhyme characters in this beloved story; The little red hen: The classic tale of a hardworking hen who teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out; Reading to your bunny: An original story by Rosemary Wells that highlights the importance of reading to children
Miss Nelson has a field day ... and Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Miss Nelson has a field day: The football team just can't win a game. The whole town is down in the dumps - that is until the notorious Viola Swamp whips the team into shape
Soap ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The comical saga of the Tates and Campbells continues as the two families deal with such everyday matters as prison escapes, kidnapping, murder, blackmail, UFOs, and demonic possession
The teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
On the first day of school, a young boy expects only the worst when he discovers that his new teacher is the "monstrous" Mrs. Green. Program uses exaggeration and humor to help children confront their fears about the first day of school
Arnie the doughnut ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
The scrambled states of America: The states become bored with their positions on the map and decide to change places for a while
Trashy town by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Hats off to Mr. Gilly, the always smiling, ever energetic trash man who dumps it in, smashes it down and drives around the Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage. Follow Mr. Gilly from morning till evening when he's the only thing left to clean up
Emily's first 100 days of school by Rosemary Wells( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Starting with number one for the first day of school, Emily learns the numbers to one hundred in many different ways
 
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