Most widely held works about Fred Gwynne
Most widely held works by Fred Gwynne
The king who rained by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
Confused by the different meanings of words that sound alike, a little girl imagines such unusual sights as "a king who rained" and "the foot prince in the snow."
A chocolate moose for dinner by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
23 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
A little girl pictures the things her parents talk about, such as a chocolate moose, a gorilla war, and shoe trees.
The Land before time ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures.
My cousin Vinny ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever.
A little pigeon toad by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Humorous text and illustrations introduce a variety of homonyms and figures of speech.
Pondlarker by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Not satisfied being a frog, Pondlarker seeks a princess' kiss to fulfill his princely ambitions.
Easy to see why by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
As she walks to the dog show with her beloved mutt, a little girl meets several dogs and their look-alike owners.
The sixteen hand horse by Fred Gwynne ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Depicts a little girl's visual images of her parents' talking about such things as bells that peel, banking a fire, and a running nose.
The Man that corrupted Hadleyburg ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Based on one of Mark Twain's best known short stories. A mysterious stranger who was slighted by the people of Hadleyburg reappears to disprove the town's reputation.
Ironweed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums. She used to be a singer on the radio, he used to be a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them. Helen is sick, one of their pals has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped. Visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. One night, while drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, they live with a code of fairness and loyalty.
Pet sematary ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 580 libraries worldwide
After moving to an idyllic home in the countryside, life seems perfect for the Creed family ... but not for long. Louis and Rachel Creed and their two young children settle into a house that sits next door to a pet cemetery--built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery's darkest secret ... until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.
Fatal attraction ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Arabic and held by 474 libraries worldwide
A tension-packed thriller hinging on the triangle of a man, his wife and a vengeful "other woman."
The Cotton Club ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich upper-eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs.
The boy who could fly ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Fourteen year-old Millie feels the pain of her father's recent death and the anxiety of a new neighborhood and school. She meets Eric, the strange mute boy next door who dreams of flying. They learn that if you wish hard enough, anything is possible.
Shadows and fog ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Recruited by an inept mob of vigilantes, Kleinman, a cowardly clerk, is forced to search for a notorious murderer -- only to stumble upon Irmy, a sword-swallower running away from the circus and her clownish boyfriend. Determined to help her and eager to escape the vigilantes Kleinman abandons his search for the killer ... or so he thinks.
The littlest angel ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Musical adaptation of the popular Christmas story about a little angel who earns his wings only after he learns that the spirit of givng is really more important than the gift itself.
The king's trousers by Robert Kraus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
When they discover that their proud and haughty king puts on his trousers as they do, one leg at a time, the angry villagers conclude that he is no better than they are and decide to remove him from the throne.
Any friend of Nicholas Nickleby is a friend of mine ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A poignant, humorous tale of friendship, love and the surprising power of youthful dreams.
Paradise lost ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Set in 1932 during the depression, the story unfolds in the modest two-family home of Leo and Clara Gordon as misfortune strikes.
The Munsters. The complete first season ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
In a spooky house at 1313 Mockingbird Lane, live the Munsters, a family that happens to look like monsters. A decent and loving family, they can't understand why the world reacts to them with shock and horror. Includes all 38 first season episodes.
Alabama American wit and humor Animated films Children's films Children's poetry Children's stories Closed captioning Comedy films Cotton Club Depressions Dinosaurs Dogs Dog shows Drama English language--Homonyms English language--Idioms English language--Terms and phrases Fairy tales Families Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Figures of speech Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Frogs Homeless persons Intercultural communication Jazz Jazz musicians Juvenile works Manners and customs Miscommunication Monsters Motion pictures New York (State)--Albany New York (State)--New York Perception Pet cemeteries Puns and punning Self-acceptance Short stories, American Southern States Television comedies Television programs Trials (Murder) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wit and humor, Juvenile
Gwynne, Frederick Hubbard
Gwynne, Frederick Hubbard, 1926-1993
Multiple languages (3)
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