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Rice, James 1934-

Overview
Works: 73 works in 188 publications in 2 languages and 15,398 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Narrative poetry  Picture books  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.K7685, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by James Rice
Cajun night before Christmas by Trosclair ( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A version in Cajun dialect of the famous poem "The Night Before Christmas, " set in a Louisiana bayou
Why cowboys sleep with their boots on by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hardworking cowboy who wears his clothes to bed sleeps so soundly he isn't aware how, during each night, he is losing an item of clothing
Texas night before Christmas by James Rice ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a team of recalcitrant longhorns pulling his sleigh, Santa pays a visit to a family on the Texas prairie
La Nochebuena south of the border by James Rice ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this bilingual version of "The Night before Christmas," Santa has become Papá Noel and his reindeer have been replaced with eight burros pulling a cart
The teachers' night before Christmas by Steven L Layne ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exhausted from parties and pageants at school but with presents still to buy, teachers are greeted at the mall by an unexpected helper driving a flying schoolbus
A leprechaun's St. Patrick's Day by Sarah Kirwan Blazek ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mischievous leprechauns plan a surprise for the St. Patrick's Day parade
Cowboy rodeo by James Rice ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the atmosphere and the events of the rodeo in its early days
Cowboy night before Christmas : formerly titled Prairie night before Christmas by James Rice ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Santa's reindeer abandon their job in the midst of a Texas storm, he enlists the help of two lonely cowpokes so that he can finish his Christmas Eve rounds
Firefighter's night before Christmas by Kimbra L Cutlip ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the style of Clement Moore's well-known poem, the firefighters from Firehouse One receive a visit from Ol' Sergeant Nick, who leaves them lots of surprises, including a shiny new pumper truck, while they are putting out a fire on Christmas Eve
An Irish night before Christmas by Sarah Kirwan Blazek ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the famous poem about a Christmas Eve visitor, set in Ireland
Hillbilly night afore Christmas by Thomas Noel Turner ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation in mountain dialect of the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor
Cowboy alphabet by James Rice ( Book )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Various aspects of western ranch life introduce the letters of the alphabet
Why cowboys need a brand by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowboy Slim Jim Watkins has everything he needs to start his own ranch--except a unique brand
Gaston goes to Mardi Gras by James Rice ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gaston the alligator is invited to Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Gaston, the green-nosed alligator by James Rice ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santa Claus moves his headquarters to the Louisiana bayou and replaces his reindeer with flying alligators
Cajun alphabet by James Rice ( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short alphabetical rhymes introduce Cajun vocabulary and Cajun culture
Texas alphabet by James Rice ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces words and names, from A to Z, significant to Texas history, beginning with Austin and concluding with Lorenzo De Zavala
Trucker's night before Christmas by David Davis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this parody of the famous poem by Clement C. Moore, Santa Claus is a trucker in a red jumpsuit and cap who pays a visit to those at the Midway truck stop on Christmas Eve
Gaston goes to Texas by James Rice ( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gaston the alligator gets hurled by a Louisiana hurricane into west Texas where he becomes the first alligator cowboy
Prairie night before Christmas by James Rice ( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Santy's reindeer abandon their job in the midst of a Texas storm, he enlists the help of two lonely cowpokes so that he can finish his Christmas Eve rounds
 
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Alternative Names
Rice, James
Languages
English (99)
Spanish (1)
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