WorldCat Identities

Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 450 works in 1,808 publications in 22 languages and 32,255 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Pictorial works  Humor  Folklore  Romance fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Artist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.C6734, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Babette Cole
Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole( Book )

103 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not wishing to marry any of her royal suitors, Princess Smartypants devises difficult tasks at which they all fail, until the multitalented Prince Swashbuckle appears
Prince Cinders by Babette Cole( Book )

72 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fairy grants a small, skinny prince a change in appearance and the chance to go to the Palace Disco
Truelove by Babette Cole( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new baby arrives, Truelove the puppy must teach his family that there is enough love to go around
The trouble with mom by Babette Cole( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's mother, who is a witch, is not immediately accepted by the parents of the children in his new school
Princess Smartypants rules by Babette Cole( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Smartypants discovers that it is easier to capture evildoers and rule the kingdom of Totaloonia than to control one small baby
Dr. Dog by Babette Cole( Book )

54 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. dog is not your usual doctor. For one thing, he makes house calls. For another, he's a pet beagle! When his entire family falls sick, only Dr. Dog can save the day, with cure for head lice, pinworms, and (yikes!) even a case of too much gas
The bad good manners book by Babette Cole( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good and bad manners are explained in humorous rhyme
Hair in funny places : a book about puberty by Babette Cole( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teddy bear explains to a little girl how Mr. and Mrs. Hormone cause people to change during puberty
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures
How to put your parents to bed by Mylisa Larsen( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child provides instructions for putting tired parents to bed
If I were you by Richard Hamilton( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At bedtime, a little girl and her father play a game in which each imagines what it would be like to be the other for a day
The trouble with Gran by Babette Cole( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gran, who is secretly an extraterrestrial being, livens up a trip to the seaside for a group of school children and senior citizens. Suggested level: junior
The trouble with dad by Babette Cole( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dad's fantastic robot creations cause the family to have incredible adventures
Mommy laid an egg! : or where do babies come from? by Babette Cole( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children explain to their parents, using their own drawings, where babies come from
The trouble with grandad by Babette Cole( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandad's enormous vegetables get him in trouble with the local police
The silly book by Babette Cole( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in humorous verse the many silly things to be seen if you look closely
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in humorous verse such smelly things as cabbage, skunks, drains, and stink bombs. Suggested level: primary
Lady Lupin's book of etiquette by Babette Cole( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Lupin undertakes the education of her puppies in the art of manners
Tarzanna! by Babette Cole( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 10 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her friend Gerald, Tarzanna, a girl from the jungle who speaks animalese, releases the animals from a zoo
Drop dead by Babette Cole( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rather eccentric Gran and Grandad retell their dangerous life stories and speculate about what may become of them after they drop down dead. Suggested level: junior
 
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Princess Smartypants
Alternative Names
Babette Cole auteur et illustrateur de livres pour la jeunesse

Babette Cole britische Kinderbuchautorin

Babette Cole Brits schrijfster

Бабетт Коул

콜, 배빗 1950-

コール, バベット

バベット・コール

巴貝特·科爾

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Covers
Prince CindersTrueloveThe trouble with momPrincess Smartypants rulesDr. DogThe bad good manners bookHair in funny places : a book about pubertyBad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum