Most widely held works by Jeanne Willis
Earthlets, as explained by Professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Professor Xargle's class of extraterrestrials learns about the physical characteristics and behavior of the human baby.
The monster bed by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
A little monster is afraid to go to bed because he thinks humans will get him while he is asleep.
Tadpole's promise by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
When a caterpillar meets her perfect love, a tadpole, she begs him never to change, but their relationship is doomed.
Susan laughs by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair.
The bog baby by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
When two sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find a winged blue bog baby and take it home with them.
Delilah D. at the library by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Delilah D., who is convinced she is the queen of a faraway land, tells Library Anne, her babysitter Gigi, and everyone else in the library the rules for proper behavior in the libraries of her kingdom.
Earth mobiles as explained by professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Professor Xargle teaches his class of extraterrestrials about travel on Earth, as it must seem to a resident of outer space.
Cottonball Colin by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Afraid that her smallest child, Colin, will be hurt if he goes outside or plays, a mother mouse insists that he sit quietly indoors until his grandmother suggests wrapping him in cotton wool, which proves to be effective, but in a most unexpected way.
What did I look like when I was a baby by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 844 libraries worldwide
A young boy and a series of animals learn that as babies, they looked like little versions of their mothers and fathers, but a young bullfrog is horrified when he is shown a photograph of himself as a tadpole.
I want to be a cowgirl by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and French and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Speaking in rhyme, a little girl tells her father that she would rather have the active outdoor life of a cowgirl than that of a girl who stays inside quietly reading, talking, or cleaning.
Misery Moo by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
A pessimistic cow is so resistant to a lamb's attempts to cheer her up that the previously happy-go-lucky lamb starts to feel just like the miserable cow.
Gorilla! Gorilla by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
While searching for her missing baby, a mother mouse comes upon a big, scary gorilla. She runs away, but the gorilla chases her, no matter where she runs.
I hate school by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Honor Brown describes all the things she hates about school.
Don't let go by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Megan is nervous about her dad letting go of her bike as she learns to ride, and her dad is nervous about how far into the world she will go once she does.
Mommy, do you love me by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Little Chick asks if his mommy loves him, no matter what he looks like, or how he behaves.
Earth tigerlets as explained by Professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 655 libraries worldwide
The alien Professor Xargle explains all about Earth Tigerlets, known on this planet as felines.
In search of the giant by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Two children search for a giant in a gloomy wood and flee in terror when they come upon one waking up from his long sleep.
That's not funny by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
When Hyena puts a banana skin in Giraffe's path, causing a chain reaction of accidents that Hyena finds hilarious, he soon learns what it is like to be the butt of a joke.
Who's in the loo by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Two children who desperately need to go try to figure out why there is such a long line for the bathroom.
The boy who lost his bellybutton by Jeanne Willis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
When a young boy loses his bellybutton, he questions the jungle animals and gets a surprise from the crocodile.
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