WorldCat Identities

Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 315 works in 1,554 publications in 22 languages and 32,857 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Humor  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Interviews  Picture books  Humorous stories  Fairy tales  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, 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 )

143 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,695 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 2009 in 14 languages and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog i farver om den underkuede prins Aske, der holder hus for sine tre brødre, som morer sig med smarte prinsesser på diskoteker. En klodset fe vender lykken. Prins Aske bliver gift med prinsesse Kyssemund, og de tre brødre bliver husalfer hos det nygifte par
Truelove by Babette Cole( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new baby arrives, Truelove the dog must teach his family that there is enough love to go around
Hair in funny places : a book about puberty by Babette Cole( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teddy bear explains to a little girl how Mr. and Mrs. Hormone cause people to change during puberty
Dr. Dog by Babette Cole( Book )

53 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 973 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 6 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming text and colorful illustrations give a lighthearted look at etiquette for the young
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures. Suggested level: junior
The trouble with Gran by Babette Cole( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 826 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
Mummy laid an egg! by Babette Cole( Book )

64 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Charmerende og fuld af humor belærer to børn deres forældre om, hvordan man får børn. Velegnet til den første introduktion - og samtidig en crazy historie
The trouble with dad by Babette Cole( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dad's boring job leads him to make robots, with very successful results
If I were you by Richard Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dad puts Daisy to bed, he suggests 'If I were you...I'd go to sleep.' Daisy starts thinking about what things would REALLY be like if she and Dad changed places. She could feed Dad sticky oatmeal while she ate chocolate and dress him all in pink! Dad thinks it would be great not to have to do any cleaning or cooking and visit the zoo instead. But when it comes to saying goodnight, both decide they'd rather be ... themselves!
Mommy laid an egg! : or where do babies come from? by Babette Cole( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 707 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
The silly book by Babette Cole( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 671 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 5 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog om hvordan to rynkede og skaldede babyer bliver til to rynkede og skaldede bedsteforældre
The trouble with grandad by Babette Cole( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 630 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
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in humorous verse such smelly things as cabbage, skunks, drains, and stink bombs
Tarzanna! by Babette Cole( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her friend Gerald, Tarzanna, a girl from the jungle who speaks animalese, releases the animals from a zoo
 
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Alternative Names
Babette Cole britische Kinderbuchautorin

Babette Cole English children's writer and illustrator

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Prince CindersTrueloveHair in funny places : a book about pubertyDr. DogThe bad good manners bookBad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia CrumThe trouble with GranMummy laid an egg!