WorldCat Identities

Cosby, Bill 1937-

Overview
Works: 1,385 works in 2,638 publications in 16 languages and 95,846 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  History  Documentary films  Miscellanea  Readers (Publications)  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Producer, Creator, Narrator, Composer, Speaker, Host, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Singer, Conductor, Author of introduction, Other, Artist, Director, Commentator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.C8185, E
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Most widely held works about Bill Cosby
 
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Fatherhood by Bill Cosby( Book )

74 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in 15 languages and held by 3,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Dolphin book." A collection of ruminations, anecdotes, and vignettes based on Cosby's experiences as a son and father
Love and marriage by Bill Cosby( Book )

29 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 8 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a humorous look at love and marriage from childhood romance to the institution of marriage
Childhood by Bill Cosby( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 9 languages and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Cosby writes humorous stories of his childhood as well as stories about children today
The meanest thing to say by Bill Cosby( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new boy in his second grade class tries to get the other students to play a game that involves saying the meanest thing possible to one another, Little Bill shows him a better way to make friends
The treasure hunt by Bill Cosby( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One rainy day while his father listens to his old records, his mother polishes a silver platter, and his brother enjoys his baseball card collection, Little Bill discovers his own treasure, a talent for storytelling
Come on, people : on the path from victims to victors by Bill Cosby( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing the problems facing many African American communities, encourages people to move forward in their lives by overcoming feelings of low self-esteem, fearfulness, and anger
Shipwreck Saturday by Bill Cosby( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although his brother's friends make fun of it, Little Bill is very proud of the toy boat he has built and very upset when it is wrecked the first time he puts it in the water
My big lie by Bill Cosby( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Bill gets in big trouble when he tells a fib to explain why he has come home late for dinner
One dark and scary night by Bill Cosby( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, little Bill is positive there are mean things in his dark closet and that they are just dying to get him. Only when Alice the great performs a magical tucking-in trick do the mean things go away for good
The Black book by M. A Harris( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copiously illustrated scrap-book on folk culture of Black people from early days of slavery through the present. Includes photographs, illustrations, advertisements, plans, form documents, sheet music, and more all printed in facsimile
Money troubles by Bill Cosby( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to raise enough money for a telescope, Little Bill makes a discovery about generosity and the needs of others
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Bill Cosby, himself by Bill Cosby( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the longtime masters of stand-up comedy, Bill Cosby treats his fans to this funny, satirical and heartwarming live concert from Canada. His material ranges from the trials of marriage and parenthood, to the side-splitting antics of the very young, to a hilarious encounter at a dentist's office. Filled with spontaneity and electricity that only a live performance can provide
Congratulations! now what? : a book for graduates by Bill Cosby( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a humorous look at college life, writing resumes, looking for a job, talking with recruiters, and the responsibilities of "real life."
In remembrance of Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, John Lewis, Bishop Desmond Tutu, and Andrew Young, who recall Dr. King's career and trace his leadership in the civil rights movement. Includes portions of his "I Have a Dream" speech
Kids say the darndest things by Bill Cosby( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gift
Time flies by Bill Cosby( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in 7 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the shifting ways in which the world is viewed at different stages of life--from childhood to middle age
I am what I ate ... and I'm frightened!!! : and other digressions from the doctor of comedy by Bill Cosby( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of hip and original stand-up routines chronicling the humorous side of our self-destructive tendencies, beginning in childhood and extending all the way into old age by one of the funniest bestselling authors in the world
Cosbyology : essays and observations from the doctor of comedy by Bill Cosby( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gale S/A 04-17-2002 $24.95
I didn't ask to be born (but I'm glad I was) by Bill Cosby( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chaplin. Groucho Marx. Richard Pryor. Over the past century, few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of William H. Cosby Jr. His successes span five decades and virtually all media, remarkable accomplishments for a kid who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philly housing project. And the world's most beloved funnyman is back with I DIDN'T ASK TO BE BORN, his first humor book since the best selling Cosbyology. Cosby brings us more of his wonderful and hilarious insights into the human condition. Sample chapters include: Missing Pages: Bill Cosby owns eight Bibles, all written in English. They were published at different times. One of them in 705. Another one was printed in 1709. One came over on the Santa Maria. They're all very old but none are autographed. One thing these Bibles have in common is the fact that he's convinced there are missing pages.The Morphamization of Peanut Armhouse: When Peanut's mother calls him to dinner and he refuses to leave the softball field, a young Bill Cosby witnesses a sight that haunts him to this day. If (But not by Rudyard Kipling): If Native Americans knew then what they know now, America would be quite a different place. Too Late For Me But Perhaps Not For You: How Bill Cosby handles a teenage daughter who refuses to clean her room. Cosby's millions of fans will be excited and delighted to pick up this truly brilliant book from a comedic legend
 
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Alternative Names
Bill Cosby actor american

Bill Cosby aktor amerykański

Bill Cosby Amerikaans acteur

Bill Cosby attore, comico e cantante statunitense

Bill Cosby Cómico estadounidense

Bill Cosby pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Bill Cosby US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Komiker, Sänger und Autor

Bill Kosbi

Bills Kosbijs

Cosby Bill

Cosby, William H.

Cosby, William H. 1937-

Cosby, William H. 1937- Dr

Cosby, William H. 1937- Jr

Cosby, William H., Dr. 1937-

Cosby, William H., Jr. 1937-

Cosby, William Henry 1937-

Cosby, William Henry, Jr., 1937-

Gulielmus Cosby

William Henry Cosby, Jr

Μπιλ Κόσμπι

Бил Козби

Білл Косбі

Косби, Билл

ביל קוסבי

ביל קוסבי שחקן אמריקאי

קוסבי, ביל.

קוסבי, ביל 1937-

بيل كوسبي

بیل کازبی

빌 코스비

코스비, 빌

コズビー, ビル

ビル・コスビー

比爾·寇司比

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Love and marriageThe meanest thing to sayThe treasure huntCome on, people : on the path from victims to victorsShipwreck SaturdayMy big lieOne dark and scary nightThe Black book