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Johnson, Barbara (Barbara E.)

Overview
Works: 114 works in 321 publications in 5 languages and 9,966 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Prayers and devotions  Biography  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Johnson
Living somewhere between estrogen and death by Barbara Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For women only, this is one of Barbara Johnson's most unique books. With her zany collection of observations about "life between the Blue Lagoon and Golden Pond," Barbara jumps right in, showing women how to survive growing older with courage and joy
Pain is inevitable but misery is optional so, stick a geranium in your hat and be happy! by Barbara Johnson( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows mothers how to look at the brighter side of life
Pack up your gloomees in a great big box, then sit on the lid and laugh by Barbara Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you can do when life falls apart
Mama, get the hammer : thereʼs a fly on papaʼs head by Barbara Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Johnson's bestseller, Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy has been a Top 10 bestseller for more than 200 weeks--occcupying the #1 posi tion more than four years after its release. Now, the enormously popular author presents her funniest book yet--a hilarious collection designed to help readers laugh in the face of adversity. Nationwide radio special
I'm so glad you told me what I didn't wanna hear by Barbara Johnson( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crammed with practical guidance and sanity-saving laughter, here is a book of encouragement. The truth is that stress can turn your life upside down but keep on moving and laughing
Leaking laffs between Pampers and Depends by Barbara Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another helping heap of joy for women of all ages, aches, and "architecture."
He's gonna toot and I'm gonna scoot : waiting for Gabriel's horn by Barbara Johnson( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sharing outrageous humor, rib-tickling insights, and inspiring, real-life examples, [Johnson] shows you how to put life's trials into heavenly perspective."--Back cover
Boomerang joy : joy that goes around, comes around : 60 devotions by Barbara Johnson( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's most precious jewels are crystalized tears by Barbara Johnson( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories of women who turned their misery into ministry
Cup cooking : individual child-portion picture recipes by Barbara Johnson( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughter from heaven by Barbara Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pain is inevitable but misery is optional so, stick a geranium in your hat and be happy! by Barbara Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivor of four devastating experiences, Barbara teaches how to find joy in the midst of it all. Her "credentials" open doors and provide insight to all those who suffer from the difficulties of life. Despite her difficulties, she continues to model that though pain is inevitable to us all, we can choose to see the flowers instead of the weeds
Daily splashes of joy by Barbara Johnson( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you need a fresh breath of joy in your life, Barbara Johnson's 365 Day Devotional will help you look for "life's little sparkles," even in the midst of life's most crippling sorrows. Love and hilarity bubble through these pages in equal doses as Barbara dispenses her unique blend of wisdom and zaniness to help thousands of hurting readers learn to laugh again. This daily devotional features a scripture passage and encouraging thought all wrapped up in Barbara's trademark style of offering firsthand advice about handling life's hardest hurts, while dispensing infectious laughter and outrageous joy
Humor me, I'm your mother by Barbara Johnson( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con una colecciOn de relatos, ocurrencias y frases que sOlo Barbara Johnson podrIa concebir, los lectores reirAn con las sorpresas inolvidables y alocadas de ser una madre. Madres. Ellas lo han visto todo: lo bueno, lo malo y lo chiflado. Y decidieron contarlo. La autora de Exitos de librerIa, conferencista y graciosa Barbara Johnson continUa su tradiciOn de diversiOn total enfocAndose ahora en las alegrIas de la maternidad. Una colecciOn de relatos, frases y anEcdotas que le ayudarA a las madres a olvidar la tensiOn y la frustraciOn de las camas sin tender y del estilo de vida de comida rApida, Hazme reIr, soy tu madre es el libro adecuado que harA que los lectores pronto estEn sonriendo y riendo a carcajadas
Humor me : the geranium lady's funny little book of big laughs by Barbara Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling inspirational humor author Barbara Johnson combines fun and inspiration in a new pick-me-up book that's chocked full of her patented wit and wisdom, love and laughter and comfort and grace. A primer for those new to Barbara's message of hope, Humor Me is a must have addition to one's current library of geranium lady books. This best of collection contains side splitting jokes, one-liners worth remembering, silly stories, and chuckle-worthy cartoons on topics such as men, parenting, and aging
Super-scrumptous jelly donuts sprinkled with hugs : a book about hugs by Barbara Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Geranium Lady has a contest to come up with the best way to share HUG coupons
The upside-down frown and splashes of joy : a book about joy by Barbara Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joy and the Geranium Lady use gifts and the sharing of God's love to brighten the lives of people on a sad and gloomy street. Includes a suggestion of how to create a paper splash of joy featuring colorful beads and pictures
Humor me, I'm your mother! by Barbara Johnson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of hilarious jokes, zany cartoons, and inspiring stories commemorates the fun and frustration found in every stage of motherhood
Humor me, I'm over the hill by Barbara Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Polish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best devotions of Barbara Johnson by Barbara Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If Barbara Johnson has brought comfort to thousands of women, it's not because her life has been comfortable. Barbara has known more heartbreak than most of us ever will. But that is why her encouragement truly inspires, why her humor makes us smile, and why her insightfulness can move us to tears. Through thick and thin, Barbara has held onto God--and so she is uniquely qualified to help us see how God holds onto us and won't let go, no matter what life dishes out. The sixty selections in this book represent the cream of Barbara's devotional crop. Kick your shoes off, settle back, and unwind. Or give this book to someone you know who would enjoy a chuckle, a reflective pause, an "Aha!" moment, maybe even a tear. Insights and encouragement lie within--and more than a few grins!
 
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Pain is inevitable but misery is optional so, stick a geranium in your hat and be happy!
Alternative Names
Johnson, B.

Johnson, Barbara, 1927-2007

Johnson , Barbara E.

Johnson, Barbara E., 1927-

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Pain is inevitable but misery is optional so, stick a geranium in your hat and be happy!Pack up your gloomees in a great big box, then sit on the lid and laughMama, get the hammer : thereʼs a fly on papaʼs headI'm so glad you told me what I didn't wanna hearLeaking laffs between Pampers and DependsHe's gonna toot and I'm gonna scoot : waiting for Gabriel's hornBoomerang joy : joy that goes around, comes around : 60 devotionsGod's most precious jewels are crystalized tears