WorldCat Identities

Cole, Babette

Overview
Works: 534 works in 1,901 publications in 21 languages and 31,948 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, Other
Classifications: PZ7.C6734, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Babette Cole
Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole( Book )

99 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,432 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 )

71 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,804 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 )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,197 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 )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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 940 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 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Smartypants has decided she'd like to have a baby but doesn't want the husband to go with it. The King and Queen will not hear of such a plan and attempt to take her mind off it by keeping her busy. However, a crackly telephone line and a mixed-up grocery list result in Smartypants getting the baby she wants - until she discovers he has super-human strength and begins to wreak havoc around the Royal palace
Dr. Dog by Babette Cole( Book )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 856 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 )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 825 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 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 717 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 bad good manners book by Babette Cole( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 667 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 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children explain to their parents, using their own drawings, where babies come from
Bad habits!, or, The taming of Lucretzia Crum by Babette Cole( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucretzia Crum's outrageous behavior becomes a bad influence on her friends, the parents resort to extreme measures
El libro apestoso by Babette Cole( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her friend Gerald, Tarzanna, a girl from the jungle who speaks animalese, releases the animals from a zoo
Lady Lupin's book of etiquette by Babette Cole( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 541 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 536 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
The trouble with Uncle by Babette Cole( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 508 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. DogHair in funny places : a book about pubertyIf I were you
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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