WorldCat Identities

Willis, Jeanne

Overview
Works: 694 works in 1,858 publications in 10 languages and 59,499 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Toy and movable books  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Interviewer
Classifications: PZ8.3.W6799, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeanne Willis
Susan laughs by Jeanne Willis( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair."--Verso. Susan laughs, she sings, she rides, she swings. She gets angry, she gets sad, she is good, she is bad. In fact, despite the physical challenges, Susan is no different from any other child. Here the authors show a happy little girl whose physical challenges are never seen as handicaps
The monster bed by Jeanne Willis( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little monster is afraid to go to bed because he thinks that humans will get him while he is asleep
Tadpole's promise by Jeanne Willis( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a caterpillar meets her perfect love, a tadpole, she begs him never to change, but their relationship is doomed
Mommy, do you love me? by Jeanne Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Chick asks if his mommy loves him, no matter what he looks like, or how he behaves
I want to be a cowgirl by Jeanne Willis( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member 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
The bog baby by Jeanne Willis( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find a winged blue bog baby and take it home with them
Misery Moo by Jeanne Willis( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was once a cow who was miserable, and a lamb who was always trying to cheer her up. But she was impossible to cheer up! The poor lamb burst into tears, and wallowed in misery himself. Finally the cow missed him and gave him the best birthday present ever - a great big grin
That's not funny! by Jeanne Willis( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member 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
Hippospotamus by Jeanne Willis( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hippopotamus discovers a spot on her bottom, it seems every creature in the jungle knows what it is and how to cure it
What did I look like when I was a baby? by Jeanne Willis( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member 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 hate school by Jeanne Willis( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honor Brown describes all the things she hates about school. Suggested level: junior, primary
Never too little to love by Jeanne Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tiny Too-Little loves somebody who's very, very tall, and Tiny really needs a kiss. Turn the pages to see Ting make himself taller and taller."
Earthlets, as explained by Professor Xargle by Jeanne Willis( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Xargle's class of extraterrestrials learns about the physical characteristics and behavior of the human baby
Cottonball Colin by Jeanne Willis( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 738 WorldCat member 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 im many ways
Gorilla! Gorilla! by Jeanne Willis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member 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
Daft Bat by Jeanne Willis( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the young wild animals think Bat is mad. How can she say a tree has the trunk at the top and the leaves at the bottom? Until, that is, they consult wise Owl who suggests that if they just try looking at things from Bat's point of view, they might see thing very differently
Boa's bad birthday by Jeanne Willis( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boa is hoping to enjoy his best birthday ever, but most of his friends' gifts are very disappointing
I'm sure I saw a dinosaur by Jeanne Willis( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a child reports having seen a dinosaur everyone comes to the beach, from the butcher, the baker, and the priest to the newsmen and the navy
Fly, chick, fly! by Jeanne Willis( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chick that is reluctant to leave the nest finally learns how to fly
Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog by Jeanne Willis( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out-of-shape Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog, whose activities are limited to eating, drinking, and sleeping, finally slim down after embarking on an around-the-world search for the elusive Cunning Tiger and Wild Wolf
 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.14 for Earthlets, ... to 0.42 for Daft Bat / ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Susan laughs
Alternative Names
Jeanne Willis auteur de livres pour enfants

Jeanne Willis Brits schrijfster

Vilisa, Džina, 1959-

Willis, J.

Wirisu, Jīn 1959-

וויליס, ג׳ין. רוס, טוני

וויליס, ג׳ין. רוס, טוני סופרת בריטית

윌리스, 잔

윌리스, 잔느

윌리스, 쟌느

윌리스, 지니

윌리스, 진

윌리스, 진네

ウィリス, ジェニー

ウィリス, ジョニー

ウィリス, ジーン

ジーン・ウィリス

Languages
English (199)

French (29)

Italian (12)

Spanish (12)

Chinese (10)

Welsh (2)

Korean (2)

Portuguese (1)

Persian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
The monster bedTadpole's promiseMommy, do you love me?I want to be a cowgirlThe bog babyMisery MooThat's not funny!What did I look like when I was a baby?