WorldCat Identities

Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 311 works in 1,599 publications in 22 languages and 32,687 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Humor  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews  Picture books  Humorous fiction  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 )

133 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,778 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 )

73 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 1,884 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 )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new baby arrives, Truelove the dog must teach his family that there is enough love to go around
Dr. Dog by Babette Cole( Book )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 981 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
Hair in funny places : a book about puberty by Babette Cole( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a picture book format to explain the changes which occur during puberty. Suggested level: primary
Princess Smartypants rules by Babette Cole( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 953 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
The bad good manners book by Babette Cole( Book )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming text and colorful illustrations give a lighthearted look at etiquette for the young
The trouble with Gran by Babette Cole( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 846 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
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures
Mummy laid an egg! by Babette Cole( Book )

70 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just how are babies made? Erm Well... they're delivered by dinosaurs squidged out of tubes and found under stones! In this story the kids put their embarrassed parents straight and dispel the myths surrounding baby-making, growth and birth. Babette Cole careers through the facts of life with her no-nonsense text and funny illustrations. (Quelle: Homepage des Verlags)
If I were you by Richard Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 733 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 )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 733 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 )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 708 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 703 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
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are so very many things that are so smelly. Hold your nose and take a peek!
The silly book by Babette Cole( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prentenboek met tekst over allerlei grappige mensen, dieren en dingen
The trouble with grandad by Babette Cole( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandad's enormous vegetables get him in trouble with the local police
Lady Lupin's book of etiquette by Babette Cole( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Lupin has decided that it was time to start teaching her puppies how to behave like ladies and gentledogs
Drop dead by Babette Cole( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 649 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
The trouble with Uncle by Babette Cole( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 621 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
Alternative Names
Babette Cole britische Kinderbuchautorin

Babette Cole English children's writer and illustrator

Бабетт Коул

コール, バベット

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Prince CindersTrueloveDr. DogHair in funny places : a book about pubertyPrincess Smartypants rulesThe bad good manners bookThe trouble with GranBad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum