WorldCat Identities

Varley, Susan

Works: 206 works in 701 publications in 17 languages and 15,134 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Children's films  Folklore  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PZ7.O624, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susan Varley
Badger's parting gifts by Susan Varley( Book )

140 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Badger's friends are sad when he dies, but they treasure the legacies he left them
Captain Small Pig by Martin Waddell( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small Pig and his friends Old Goat and Turkey spend the day in a rowboat on a lake
The monster bed by Jeanne Willis( Book )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Dennis doesn't want to go to sleep because there might be something under his bed. Dennis isn't afraid of monstersafter all, he's a monster himself. He's afraid that humans will get him. His mother says that humans are only in made-up stories, but Dennis is not convincedbut just try telling that to the lost little boy who wanders into Dennis's cave one night! Rollicking rhyme and delightfully detailed illustrations make this story of a bedtime surprise the perfect book for little monsters
Two shy pandas by Julia Jarman( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Slovenian and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panda and Pandora live next to each other but never speak or play together because they are much too shy
Badger's bad mood by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Badger is in such a bad mood that he will not see any of his friends, Mole devises a plan to remind him that he is loved regardless of his mood
The spring rabbit by Joyce Dunbar( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smudge the rabbit longs for a brother or sister but must wait for springtime
Princess Chamomile gets her way by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamomile is not allowed to wear anything but fussy, frilly princess dresses; she's not allowed to leave the castle grounds; and she's never, never allowed to eat sweets--until she is kidnapped
Lovely old lion by Julia Jarman( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lenny the lion loves his grandpa, King Lion. But when King Lion starts to forget things, Lenny begins to worry. He can't understand why grandpa keeps getting muddled and doesn't want to play any more. Lenny doesn't know what to do, but with a little help from grandpa's old friends, perhaps he can find a way to help him remember"--
The boy who thought he was a teddy bear : a fairy tale by Jeanne Willis( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lost little boy is raised by three teddy bears who live in the woods
Princess Chamomile's garden by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After working with the royal gardener, Princess Chamomile decides that she would really like to create a garden all her own
Why is the sky blue? by Sally Grindley( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he wants to learn all that wise old Donkey knows, Rabbit cannot sit still to listen to the answers to his questions, but in the end he teaches Donkey some new things. Suggested level: junior
The long blue blazer by Jeanne Willis( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new boy in class wears a long blue blazer which he refuses to take off for any activity. Only later does a classmate inadvertently discover his secret
Badger's bring something party by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Chinese and English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone brought something to Badger's birthday party- everyone except Mole. He felt one inch high ... until he found out the he'd brought the most specical thing he had : himself!
The fox and the cat : Kevin Crossley-Holland's Animal tales from Grimm ; illustrated by Susan Varley by Jacob Grimm( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten Grimm fairy tales with animal characters, including "The Wolf and the Seven Kids" and "The Hare and the Hedgehog."
The monster storm by Jeanne Willis( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennis the monster doesn't like the thunderstorm, so he decides to make as much noise as he can to try and scare it away. Suggested level: junior
Jack and the monster by Richard Graham( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack's new baby brother seems like a monster to him, howling and making messes all over the house, until he discovers how to view the addition to his family in a new light
Lollopy by Joyce Dunbar( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stuffed rabbit is left in the woods overnight, he is the unwilling participant in the games of some real rabbit children
Twee verlegen Panda's by Julia Jarman( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panda en Pandora wonen naast elkaar. Ze zouden heel graag samen spelen, maar zijn allebei te verlegen om het te vragen. Oblong prentenboek met sfeervolle kleurenillustraties. Vanaf ca. 4 jaar
Mole's moon by Hiawyn Oram( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlest Mole's family laughs at him and makes him wear a blindfold when he says he sees the moon in the stream at night, but eventually they find out the advantages of knowing someone who can see things in the dark that no one else does
Badger's parting gifts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After badger's death his friends comfort themselves by remembering personal moments and the good times they shared with their beloved pal. Other segments include: In remembrance: LeVar shares fond memories of his grandmother and her wonderful cooking. LeVar joins kids at Staten Island Academy working on artwork in remembrance of loved ones ; Let the spirit move you: a dancer at Alvin Ailey Dance Company shares how the founder's spirit is still present
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Badger's parting gifts
Alternative Names
Faarlii, Suusaan

Faarlii, Suusaan 1961-

Fārlī, Sūzān 1961-

Susan Varley schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (1961-)

바레이, 수잔 1961-

발리, 수잔 1961-


バーレイ, スーザン

バーレイ, スーザン 1961-

华莱, 苏珊


Captain Small PigThe monster bedBadger's bad moodThe spring rabbitPrincess Chamomile gets her wayThe boy who thought he was a teddy bear : a fairy talePrincess Chamomile's gardenWhy is the sky blue?