WorldCat Identities

Gurney, John

Overview
Works: 29 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 15,963 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Young adult works  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History  Western fiction  Songs and music  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, il
Classifications: PZ7.D128, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gurney
Frankenstein doesn't plant petunias by Debbie Dadey( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Victor has a secret. Has he created a monster? The Bailey School kids are going to find out!"--Cover
Dragons don't cook pizza by Debbie Dadey( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bailey School kids believe that the new pizza place, with its medieval theme and a man dressed as a knight, has a fire-breathing dragon as its cook
Witches don't do backflips by Debbie Dadey( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that their new gymnastics teacher likes cats, brooms, strange drinks from the health bar, and funny rhymes, the kids at Bailey School become convinced that Miss Brewbaker is really a witch
Gremlins don't chew bubble gum by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the substitute school secretary really be a gremlin messing up the electricity? The Bailey School kids are going to find out!
Angels don't know karate by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bailey School kids set out to find out if the new karate teacher is really an angel
Mummies don't coach softball by Debbie Dadey( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kids decide to find out if the clumsy new softball coach, who keeps wrapping up his injuries in bandages, is really a mummy
Sea serpents don't juggle water balloons by Debbie Dadey( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Melody becomes convinced that Eddie's new math tutor is really a sea serpent, Melody, Eddie, Liza, and Howie set out to discover the truth
Knights don't teach piano by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new piano teacher who lives in a castle and wears a full suit of armor really be a knight planning to take over Bailey City? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out!
Hercules doesn't pull teeth by Debbie Dadey( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the dentist who has extra-large muscles and talks of being champion of the world really be Hercules, the strongest man in the world? The Bailey School kids are going to find out!
Wolfmen don't hula dance by Debbie Dadey( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoying a special luau at Camp Lone Wolf, the kids are convinced that one of the hula dancers is the legendary wolfman! Harry Groto has yellow eyes, long fingernails, and a scary growl--he even gets hungry when the Moon is full
Robots don't catch chicken pox by Debbie Dadey( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the drama teacher directing the class play really be a robot?
Dragons don't throw snowballs by Debbie Dadey( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bailey School kids investigate to see if a mad scientist can turn a snow sculpture into a real dragon
Ghosts don't ride wild horses by Debbie Dadey( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a class trip to a ghost town, Eddie, Melody, Howie, and Liza become convinced that the mysterious man they meet there is really the ghost of Cowboy Pete
Leprechauns don't play fetch by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City, but could the owner of Clover Patch Pet Store really be a leprechaun? And is he using the Blarney Stone to take over the town? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! Grades 2-4. 2003
Mrs. Jeepers is missing by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could Mrs. Jeepers, the third-grade teacher with green glowing fingernails and a mysterious green brooch, really turn into a vampire at her own party?
Over the river and through the woods by John Gurney( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated poem and music describing the joys of a Thanksgiving visit to grandmother's house
Double trouble monsters by Marcia Thornton Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bailey School Kids are going to find out if the Hauntly's are making monsters at Hauntly Manor Inn
The Hauntlys' hairy surprise by Marcia Thornton Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailey City is full of some pretty weird grown-ups. It is the perfect place for the spooky Hauntly Manor Inn. Could Dracula, a mad scientist, and Frankenstein's monster be living there?
Vampires don't wear polka dots by Debbie Dadey( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third grade at Bailey Elementary was very hard to handle, until a strange new teacher named Mrs. Jeepers arrived
Something scary by Patricia Hermes( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Katie finds out that she isn't invited to Tiffany's Halloween party, she decides to get revenge by inviting everyone to her own party, except for Tiffany. However, Katie has to keep the party a secret because she's not to cause trouble for her grandparents, who are caring for her while her parents are away
 
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Dragons don't cook pizza
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Dragons don't cook pizzaWitches don't do backflipsGremlins don't chew bubble gumAngels don't know karateMummies don't coach softballSea serpents don't juggle water balloonsKnights don't teach pianoHercules doesn't pull teeth
Languages
English (77)