WorldCat Identities

Beer, Hans de 1957-

Overview
Works: 320 works in 1,649 publications in 29 languages and 28,697 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Motion pictures  Animated films  Children's films  Drama  Board books  Picture books  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.D353, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hans de Beer
Little polar bear by Hans de Beer( Book )

198 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 7,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While hunting with his father, Little Polar Bear drifts out to sea and ends up in a jungle where a friendly hippopotamus helps him return home
Little polar bear, take me home! by Hans de Beer( Book )

109 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young polar bear peers inside a train, the little Siberian tiger staring back at him pleads to be taken home
Little polar bear finds a friend by Hans de Beer( Book )

87 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for a friend, a little polar bear is caught in a trap and takes a long journey before finally finding his way back home
El osito polar by Hans de Beer( Book )

158 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 21 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaption of the first book in Hans de Beer's best selling series, Lars is swept away from the safety of his North Pole home and has an exciting adventure in the tropics
Little Polar Bear and the big balloon by Hans de Beer( Book )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lars, the little polar bear, finds a lost puffin and a hot-air balloon, he believes his dream of flying may finally come true
Little Polar Bear and the husky pup by Hans de Beer( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars the Little Polar Bear rescues a stranded husky puppy and helps her find food and her mother
Ollie the elephant by Burny Bos( Book )

66 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming lost as he searches for a baby brother which he would like to have, Ollie Elephant meets many helpful animals. This three-dimensional edition invites youngsters to actively share all the humorous and affecting ups and downs of Ollie's quest
The little polar bear by Hans de Beer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polar bear toy designed to accompany the reading of Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer. Teacher's guide contains suggestions for activities with toy and book
Little polar bear and the whales by Hans de Beer( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Polar Bear befriends a pod of beluga whales and Moby, a giant sperm whale. When the whales are threatened by a whaling ship, Lars (the Little Polar Bear) finds a small bay for them to hide--but when spring makes the ice melt, floating ice chunks trap the whales! It's up to Lars to think of an ingenious solution to save his friends and win the day in this charming Arctic story
Bernard Bear's amazing adventure by Hans de Beer( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not wanting to hibernate alone, a young bear heads south and meets three grouchy dormice when he gets lost in a snowstorm
Little Bobo by Serena Romanelli( Book )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a strange object falls off a truck passing through the jungle, a bored young orangutan discovers that he can make wonderful sounds with it and in time his family and the other jungle animals come to appreciate music as well
The big squirrel and the little rhinoceros by Mischa Damjan( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squirrel, a mouse, and a frog want to be bigger than their enemies so that they can get even with them but each of the animals soon finds that changing sizes does not make life easier
Alexander the great by Burny Bos( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plucky little mouse in a bear costume finds food for his family and wins the heart of a menacing cat
Oh no, Ono! by Hans de Beer( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ono the piglet's curiosity involves him in such mishaps as getting trapped in a ball of yarn while playing with a kitten and accidentally running into a sleeping cow while knocking over haystacks
Leonardo's dream by Hans de Beer( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creator of Lars, the Little Polar Bear, comes another beguiling animal hero, Leonardo the penguin. Leonardo had a dream. He wanted to fly. Every day, Leonardo would smile confidently at his little wings and encourage them to grow. He'd stand on one leg at the top of the cliff, letting the wind brush through his feathers, and imagine that he was flying over the ocean. The other penguins laughed at Leonardo. Whoever heard of a flying penguin? But Leonardo was not discouraged. Day after day, he practiced flying. He hopped and flapped and hopped and flapped, but it was no use. He never left the ground. How Leonardo, with some encouragement from a friendly albatross, proves that perseverance pays off, and even the most impossible dreams can come true, is an uplifting story that will send young spirits soaring
Meet the Molesons by Burny Bos( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Moleson family exchange birthday presents, have a bike race, go camping, and enjoy other adventures
Prince Valentino by Burny Bos( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
Little polar bear and the reindeer by Hans de Beer( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new adventure featuring Lars, the Little Polar Bear, the short North Pole summer is ending. Lars watches sadly as the geese head south again. Soon after, the reindeer, too, start their winter migration. But this year, man has interfered with their journey. A high fence that goes on for miles has been erected right in their path, and piles of giant pipes litter the landscape. The herd is trapped. If they can't get through, they will perish. Once again, it's Lars to the rescue. Using his brains and the muskoxen's brawn, they are able to break through the barricade and the reindeer can continue on to their winter grazing grounds. Fans of the Little Polar Bear books will delight in this exciting new story with its subtle reminder of man's impact on nature
Leave it to the Molesons! by Burny Bos( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of moles turns the most everyday events, such as washing dishes, wallpapering the living room, and visiting a museum, into memorable moments
Fun with the Molesons : stories by Burny Bos( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of moles has adventures doing homework, going swimming, and taking trips to the amusement park and the cinema
 
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Little polar bear
Alternative Names
Beer, Hans de

Beer, Hans de 1957-

Bia, Hansu do 1957-

Bīr, Hāns dī 1957-

De Beer, Hans

De Beer Hans 1957-....

DeBeer, Hans 1957-

Hans de Beer niederlndischer Illustrator

デ・ビア, ハンス

ド=ビア, ハンス

德/貝爾, 漢斯 1957-

漢斯‧德‧貝爾 1957-

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Little polar bear, take me home!Little polar bear finds a friendEl osito polarLittle Polar Bear and the big balloonLittle Polar Bear and the husky pupOllie the elephantThe little polar bearLittle polar bear and the whales