WorldCat Identities

Thayer, Jane 1904-2005

Overview
Works: 101 works in 256 publications in 4 languages and 18,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Picture books  Folklore  Anecdotes  History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.W882, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jane Thayer
 
Most widely held works by Jane Thayer
The puppy who wanted a boy by Jane Thayer( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Petey the puppy decides that he wants a boy for Christmas, he discovers that he must go out and find one on his own
The popcorn dragon by Jane Thayer( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though his hot breath is the envy of all the other animals, a young dragon learns that showing off does not make friends
Gus was a friendly ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost and a mouse have a summer house all to themselves while the folks are away for the winter
Gus and the baby ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus, the ghost, and Mr. Frizzle, the museum keeper, have a difference of opinion about the baby ghost abandoned on the museum doorstep
Part-time dog by Jane Thayer( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless little dog finds supper at one house, a comfortable couch at a second, and breakfast at a third
Gus loved his happy home by Jane Thayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus the ghost neglects his housecleaning chores while Mr. Frizzle is on vacation and fears that this dereliction of duty will cause him and his animal friends to lose their home with Frizzle
Gus was a Christmas ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus, the Christmas ghost, tries to help unfriendly Mr. Frizzel have a happy Christmas Eve
Quiet on account of dinosaur by Jane Thayer( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dinosaur Mary Ann finds has trouble adjusting to the noise of the twentieth century
Gus was a gorgeous ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus determines that ghosts needn't always wear white
Gus was a real dumb ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost decides to go to school and learn to spell when a publisher returns his autobiography
What's a ghost going to do? by Jane Thayer( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus, a ghost, is faced with a crisis when the only house he has ever known is going to be torn down
Gus was a Mexican ghost by Jane Thayer( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gus the ghost who takes a trip to Mexico
Clever raccoon by Jane Thayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people try to outwit the clever raccoon who is robbing their garden of delicious fresh corn on the cob
Applebaums have a robot! by Jane Thayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young robot finds his vocation in a bakery and earns a baker's hat as the result of his devoted work
Where is Squirrel? by Jane Thayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skunk leads the animals in a search for Squirrel who has disappeared from the garden and woods
I'm not a cat, said Emerald by Jane Thayer( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerald liked to watch television and sleep in a bed, but he also liked to eat catnip and chase mice. Was he a cat or people?
Gus goes to school by Jane Thayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost decides to go to school and learn to spell when a publisher returns his autobiography
The blueberry pie elf by Jane Thayer( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer, an appealing and industrious elf who cannot be seen by people, finds a way to tell them how they can thank him for all the help he gives them
Curious, furious chipmunk by Jane Thayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Charlie, the chipmunk, was furious with the couple who invaded his territory, his curiosity helped him make friends with them
Andy and the runaway horse by Jane Thayer( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy is the only one who can stop Mr. Donkersloot's horse when she runs away with his junk wagon
 
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The puppy who wanted a boy
Alternative Names

controlled identityWoolley, Catherine

Woolley, Catherine

Woolley, Catherine 1904-2005

Languages
English (122)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

Korean (1)

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The popcorn dragonPart-time dogGus loved his happy homeThe blueberry pie elf