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Thaler, Mike 1936-

Overview
Works: 257 works in 772 publications in 3 languages and 60,459 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Drama  Adventure stories  Picture books  Sports stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.T3, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mike Thaler
 
Most widely held works by Mike Thaler
The librarian from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From stories he has heard about the librarian, a young boy imagines the worst when his class visits the school library for the first time
The teacher from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,363 WorldCat member 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
The gym teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first day of school, a young boy expects only the worst when he discovers that his new gym teacher is "Coach Kong," Mr. Green
The principal from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is sent to the principal's office
The school nurse from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy has heard scary stories about the school nurse, Miss Hearse, but when he meets her himself, he has a very different impression
The music teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy contemplates all the horrible stories he has heard about the music teacher, Miss LaNote, and the ordeals she forces her students to endure
The talent show from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his teacher requires that everyone in class take part in the talent show, a boy asks his mother for suggestions and she insists he start taking piano lessons
The class trip from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's imagined school trip makes the real trip look mundane
The cafeteria lady from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous story about the new cafeteria lady, Wanda Belch, who is rumored to drive a garbage truck to school
The science fair from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean Mrs. Green says that everyone has to invent something for the school science fair. But everyone would rather invent a way to get out of it! Hubie can't decide on what he's going to do. He thinks all the good inventions have been done already. And all of his friends have figured out what they are going to do. He tries to decide between cloning himself or building a laugh machine. After a bad dream about cloning, he decides to build a laugh machine. After many tries, he makes himself into a human laugh machine and wins a special prize for "Silliest Invention."
The class election from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone has to run for an office in Mrs. Green's class election. Everyone has to run for something in the class election. But you'd rather run for your life! Even worse, you're running against Doris, who's bought the whole class's votes with ice cream, even your friends. And if you lose the election, they might vote you out of school-yikes! So don't miss out on the jokes and laughs in the Class Election from the Black Lagoon! Mean Mrs. Green is forcing everyone to run in the school election, but everyone just wants to run for their lives! Yikes! Hubie is running for president against Doris. Hubie doesn't think he stands a chance against Doris and the free ice cream that's she's giving away to voters. Mix that in with the fact that he has to do lots of crazy stuff like shaking Coach Kong's paw and Mrs. Green's claw, and kissing a bunch of babies to stay in the presidential race. Hubie's chances look slim, but in the end he wins by being the candidate who stands for something, not just on top of something! Ha!
The school bus driver from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy's imagination goes wild when he hears his new bus driver drives like he's in the Indy 500
Owly by Mike Thaler( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Owly asks his mother question after question about the world, she finds just the right ways to help him find the answers
The custodian from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After relating all of the horrible things the school custodian, Fester Smudge, is known to have done, a student whose locker won't open needs Mr. Smudge's help
The field day from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field day is one week away, and everyone has to go. But you'd rather go home! Crazy coach Kong is making up all the events! You might leap over lions, hop over hippos, skip through snakes, and tiptoe around tigers! Will it be a field day of dreams or a field day of screams?
The bully from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new student's reputation as a bully proves to be unfounded
The dentist from the black lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy learns that a dentist will be visiting his school. He hears scary rumors about the dentist, but discovers there is no reason to be afraid of dentists
The class pet from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The students in Mrs. Green's class get a bit nervous when she announces she is going to bring in a class pet but will not reveal what it is--letting their imaginations run wild
The little league team from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubie just feels sick because baseball fever is catching everyone. The only hit he had last year was when he got hit in the head by a ball. Will he make the big hit this year and knock the ball out of the park?
The class from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first day of a new school year Mrs. Green's imagination runs wild as she thinks of all the horrible things she's heard about her new class, including that they've sent their previous three teachers into early retirement
 
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The teacher from the black lagoon
Alternative Names
Thaler, Michael C.

Thaler, Michael C. 1936-

탈러, 마이크 1936-

サーラー, マイク

セイラー, マイク

マイク・セイラ

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