WorldCat Identities

Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 481 works in 1,883 publications in 21 languages and 32,029 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme  Humor  Folklore  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Artist, Translator, 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 9 languages and held by 2,536 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 multi-talented Prince Swashbuckle appears
Prince Cinders by Babette Cole( Book )

74 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gran, who is secretly an extraterrestrial being, livens up a trip to the seaside taken by a group of school children and senior citizens
Truelove by Babette Cole( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 944 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 )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 903 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 )

51 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 868 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 )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 838 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 )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teddy bear explains to a little girl how Mr. and Mrs. Hormone cause people to change during puberty
How to put your parents to bed by Mylisa Larsen( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child provides instructions for putting tired parents to bed
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures
If I were you by Richard Hamilton( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 710 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 dad by Babette Cole( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 673 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children explain to their parents, using their own drawings, where babies come from
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in humorous verse such smelly things as cabbage, skunks, drains, and stink bombs. Suggested level: primary
The silly book by Babette Cole( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in humorous verse the many silly things to be seen if you look closely
Lady Lupin's book of etiquette by Babette Cole( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 540 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
Tarzanna! by Babette Cole( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle, who is a pirate, doesn't fit in with the other members of the yacht club, so he starts his own club, buys a treasure map, and ends up marrying a mermaid
 
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Princess Smartypants
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Prince CindersThe trouble with grandadTrueloveThe trouble with momPrincess Smartypants rulesDr. DogThe bad good manners bookHair in funny places : a book about puberty
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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