WorldCat Identities

Lester, Helen

Overview
Works: 76 works in 453 publications in 9 languages and 45,061 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Pictorial works  Christmas stories  Children's audiobooks  Braille books  Biography  Board books 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PS3562.E8528, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Helen Lester
 
Most widely held works by Helen Lester
Tacky the penguin by Helen Lester( Recording )

63 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky the penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps
A porcupine named Fluffy by Helen Lester( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A porcupine named Fluffy is happier with his name after he meets a similarly misnamed rhinoceros
Me first by Helen Lester( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkerton the pig always manages to be first until he rushes for a sandwich and it turns out to be not the edible kind
Three cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky the penguin adds his own unique touch to his team's routine at the Penguin Cheering Contest, with surprising results
Tacky in trouble by Helen Lester( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky the exuberant penguin accidentally goes sailboarding and winds up on a tropical island, where he meets an elephant who demands proof of Tacky's identity
Listen, Buddy by Helen Lester( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lop-eared rabbit named Buddy finds himself in trouble with the Scruffy Varmint because he never listens
Tacky and the Winter Games by Helen Lester( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky and his fellow penguins on Team Nice Icy Land train hard for the Winter Games, but Tacky's antics make their chances of winning a medal seem slim
Hurty feelings by Helen Lester( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It looks like trouble when Fragility, a hippopotamus whose feelings are easily hurt, meets Rudy, a rude elephant, on the soccer field. Fragility was a solid piece of work. But despite her sturdy exterior, Fragility was fragile. Anything and everything hurt her feelings. In the most benign compliment, Fragility heard an insult. No one could even say she looked nice without evoking images of big, squishy cupcakes-since they are also nice-and causing Fragility to flop on the ground and weep. Fragility's friends stop speaking to her for fear of another fit, but Rudy, a very rude bully, has other ideas. In the face of real insults, will Fragility finally learn to take a compliment?
Tacky and the Emperor by Helen Lester( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While awaiting a visit from the Emperor, a group of penguins fail to recognize their friend Tacky in the Emperor's clothes
Tackylocks and the three bears by Helen Lester( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky the penguin and his friends perform a play for the little penguins in Mrs. Beakly's class, but with Tacky in the lead role, things do not go exactly as planned
It wasn't my fault by Helen Lester( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When accidents happen to Murdley Gurdson, they are usually his own fault, but when a bird lays an egg on Murdley's head one day, he tries hard to find someone else to blame
Tacky goes to camp by Helen Lester( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacky the penguin and his friends go to Camp Whoopihaha where they scare each other by telling ghost stories around the campfire, never expecting that one of the frightening stories will come true
Score one for the sloths by Helen Lester( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparky, a new energetic student at a sloth school, saves her lazy classmates when a wild boar from a government agency tries to shut the school down
Batter up Wombat by Helen Lester( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Australian wombat joins the Champs baseball team, and even though he is disastrously ignorant about the game, his innate talents save everyone when a tornado suddenly strikes
Princess Penelope's parrot by Helen Lester( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An arrogant and greedy princess's chances with a handsome prince are ruined when her parrot repeats to him all the rude comments the princess has made
The sheep in wolf's clothing by Helen Lester( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clothing is important to Ewetopia, but her carefully-chosen wolf outfit fails to impress the other sheep at the Woolyones' costume ball until a real wolf appears dressed as a sheep, mistakes her for his mother, and throws a tantrum when she outsmarts him
Tacky's Christmas by Helen Lester( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, Perfect, and Tacky are having a wonderful Christmas, complete with an unusual tree, when Tacky's odd behavior saves them from a group of hunters
The wizard, the fairy, and the magic chicken by Helen Lester( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three boastful magicians try to outdo one another, they create a problem that can be solved only when they work together
Author : a true story by Helen Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's author Helen Lester describes her life from age three to adulthood and discusses how she writes
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tacky the penguin
Alternative Names
Helen Lester American children's writer

Lester, Helen 1936-

레스터, 헬렌

レスター, ヘレン

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A porcupine named FluffyMe firstThree cheers for TackyTacky in troubleListen, BuddyTacky and the Winter GamesHurty feelingsTacky and the Emperor