WorldCat Identities

Lester, Helen

Overview
Works: 103 works in 594 publications in 8 languages and 44,524 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  Biographies  Autobiographies  Fantasy fiction  Animal fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Creator, Other
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 )

78 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,669 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
Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All his classmates make fun of Rodney because he can't pronounce his name, but it is Rodney's speech impediment that drives away the class bully
A porcupine named Fluffy by Helen Lester( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,285 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 )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkerton always does whatever it takes to be first until a trip to the beach with his Pig Scout troop, when he rushes for a sandwich that turns out not to be the edible kind
Three cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,959 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 )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,813 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 )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,778 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,691 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,592 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
Tacky and the Emperor by Helen Lester( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,571 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,527 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,487 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 )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,457 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 )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,334 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
Tacky's Christmas by Helen Lester( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,259 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
Princess Penelope's parrot by Helen Lester( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 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
All for me and none for all by Helen Lester( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gruntly is a real hog, and the other animals are tired of his greediness, but when he gets mixed up on a treasure hunt and is the last to reach the prize, Gruntly begins to realize the value of kindness and sharing
The sheep in wolf's clothing by Helen Lester( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,125 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
The wizard, the fairy, and the magic chicken by Helen Lester( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,088 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
 
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Hooway for Wodney WatA porcupine named FluffyMe firstThree cheers for TackyTacky in troubleListen, BuddyTacky and the Winter GamesHurty feelings
Alternative Names
Helen Lester American children's writer

Helen Lester auteur de livres pour enfants

Helen Lester escriptora de literatura infantil estatunidenca

Helen Lester escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Helen Lester schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (1936-)

Lester, H. 1936-

Lester, Helen 1936-

هيلين ليستير كاتبة للأطفال أمريكية

레스터, 헬렌 1936-

レスター, ヘレン

Languages
English (312)

French (26)

Spanish (17)

German (11)

Chinese (8)

Swedish (2)

Italian (1)

Korean (1)