WorldCat Identities

Gackenbach, Dick

Overview
Works: 110 works in 283 publications in 4 languages and 42,113 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christmas stories  Drama  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.G117, E
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Most widely held works by Dick Gackenbach
Harry and the terrible whatzit by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his mother goes to the cellar and doesn't return right away, Harry goes down to search for her and confronts the terrible two-headed Whatzit
Claude the dog : a Christmas story by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude, the dog, gives away all his Christmas presents to his down-and-out friend but receives an even better present from his young owner
Dog for a day by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After transforming a football into a toaster and a cat into a canary, Herbert's new invention creates unexpected problems by changing Herbert into his dog and his dog into Herbert
The show-and-tell war and other stories about Adam Joshua by Janice Lee Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories relate the adventures and misadventures of Adam Joshua as he contends with the first day of school, pretending to be sick, stealing a library book, making the scariest Halloween costume, and being upstaged at show-and-tell time
The kid next door and other headaches : stories about Adam Joshua by Janice Lee Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of episodes, two young boys who are best friends share different viewpoints about neatness, the best kind of pet, super heroes, horrible cousins, and what consideration an overnight guest is entitled to
Hattie be quiet, Hattie be good by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hattie's helpfulness is unappreciated by her mother and her sick friend, Shirley Rabbitfoot
Hattie rabbit by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about Hattie Rabbit who has a tendency to overlook possible consequences of her actions
What's Claude doing? by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dog refuses all the neighborhood pets' invitations to come out to play, not admitting that he's generously keeping his sick master company
Poppy, the panda by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katie can't find the right thing for her toy panda to wear until her mother comes up with the perfect solution
Mighty tree by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three seeds grow into three beautiful trees, each of which serves a different function in nature and for people
Hattie, Tom, and the chicken witch : a play and a story by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hattie Rabbit tries to get a part in Tom's Easter play. Play script is included
Harvey, the foolish pig by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor pig goes on a journey to ask the Great King for wealth but fails to recognize the riches offered to him along the way
The turkeys' side of it : Adam Joshua's Thanksgiving by Janice Lee Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disappointed at being cast as a turkey in the school Thanksgiving play, Adam Joshua figures out a way to make the best of it
The monster in the third dresser drawer and other stories about Adam Joshua by Janice Lee Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of episodes, a young boy must cope with a move to a new town, a new baby sister, a new tooth, a baby-sitter, and his Great-Aunt Emily
Claude has a picnic by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After resolving his neighbors' problems, Claude the dog joins them in a picnic
Alice's special room by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice tells her mother about her special room, where she can play with her cat who died, enjoy the warm beach in January, go sledding on a hot summer day, and do anything she has already done in the past
Hurray for Hattie Rabbit : story and pictures by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hattie Rabbit finds that mothers are sometimes difficult and sometimes helpful
Binky gets a car by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Binky gets his first fast-pedaling car, he ignores the rules of the road and learns painfully that to be a driver, one must watch where he is going
Mother Rabbit's son Tom by Dick Gackenbach( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom keeps Mother and Father Rabbit busy by asking for hamburgers and pets
Nelson in love : an Adam Joshua Valentine's Day story by Janice Lee Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Joshua's Valentine's Day is extremely complicated, and it doesn't help matters to know his best friend Nelson and his dog George are both in love
 
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Harry and the terrible whatzit
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Gackenbach, Richard.

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Claude the dog : a Christmas storyDog for a dayThe show-and-tell war and other stories about Adam JoshuaThe kid next door and other headaches : stories about Adam JoshuaWhat's Claude doing?Mighty treeThe turkeys' side of it : Adam Joshua's ThanksgivingThe monster in the third dresser drawer and other stories about Adam JoshuaNelson in love : an Adam Joshua Valentine's Day story